Category Archives: 5th Grade

We Won First Prize!!!

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Dear friends!!

Bibliotecas EscolaresI’m pleased to announce that……..

We won the “XX Certamen de Teatro Escolar de la Comunidad de Madrid” contest!!!

Among 20 schools from all over the Autonomous Community of Madrid, we have won  1st PLACE AWARD with our play called “Eloisa is under an almond tree” an adaptation of a play written by Jardiel Poncela “Eloisa está debajo de un almendro”. We also won the Best Performance award!!!

THANK YOU ALL for your support and enthusiasm, without you guys our team has always been incomplete !!!!!!!!

PLAY THE SONG BELOW

Elsinore

 

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We are in the final!!!!

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After all the work we have invested in this project we had our opening ninght the 13th of April and the jury came to judge us yesterday. It was awesome how everything worked. I’m very happy with the result.

PHOTOS  1 in colonial nuggets

 PHOTOS 2 in colonial nuggets

 PHOTOS3 in colonial nuggets

Our own translation and adaptation of “Eloisa in under an almond tree”, Jardiel Poncela’s “Eloisa está debajo de un almendro”, is one of the finalists for the 20th edition of Madrid School Theater Contest. But if you couldn’t watch it yet you’ll have two more chances:

  • 1) Next Wednesday, April 24th at 17:45, The Elsinore Jokers will perform it in front of a live audience and “the grand jury”
  • 2) We will perform it again  in Galileo Theater in Madrid, the 27th of April at 12:00.

Don’t miss them!! You are all invited.

Do you want to see how fabolous was last year? Just click  HERE 

Good Luck to everyone!!! I’m proud of you all!!

Thanks!!

The Boss in town!!!

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As a teacher, I enjoy integrating literature, music, drama & role-play and arts & crafts into my teaching. And among them I devoted to share my love of music with my students throughout this year.
I know they love music as much as I do and I find it as an useful and enjoyable tool for learning therefore I would like to show  some of the highlights of what I lived yesterday. I hope you enjoy it. Here it is the video I recorded.

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band played their longest show ever, at three hours and 48 minutes in Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and I was there!!!

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and Angel’s video


We did it!!!!

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Hi everyone!!!!!!!

I’m so happy we won the first place for the “XIX Certamen de Teatro Escolar de la Comunidad de Madrid”, but also two mentions: Best Direction and Best Performance. I’m so happy to be one of the co-directors of the best theatre crew ever!!!

Don’t miss our faces when we heard the news: http://colonialnuggets.wordpress.com/2012/04/25/we-won-2/#comment-1244

LADY NITWIT

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Yesterday was our opening day!!!  Lady Nitwit, our adaptation of Lope de Vega’s La dama boba  has taken us six months and lots of time and hard work to get ready, but the result couldn’t be better. The children were so talented and  costumes, lighting, music,… were spectacular.

I’ve never seen an audience that’s so committed to the performers.

Thank you all for your support and for coming!! I hope to see you on Monday when the jury arrives to give us strengt.

I prepared this video with some photos. I hope you enjoy it!!! Music: Granada by Isaac Albeniz and Enrique Granados.

You can see more information and photos in Angel’s blog!!!