The Troupe
This drummer's journey with other drummers.

Archive for the ‘Rehearsal’ Category

A Practice By Any Other Name

January 19, 2016

So, what are the best practices for practice? This is a very, very interesting question. I think the best thing to do is to define what exactly we are talking about.   Practice: prac·tice (ˈpraktəs) As a noun: 1) The actual application or use of an idea, belief, or method as opposed to theories about […]

Rehearsal: November 11, 2009

November 17, 2009

Week two of the rehearsals for the Belly Dance Variety show. The rehearsal itself went very well.   At this point the drummers are kind of humming right along. We show up on time, settle into our places in a quiet manner, shake hands, and smile at each other, and then wait for the dance director to […]

Rehearsal: November 4, 2009

November 15, 2009

We are rehearsing with the dancers for the next two weeks as we prepare for our performance on stage for a belly dance extravaganza show. The show itself will feature our dancers and troupe, as well as six other headline solo dancers.   We will be the only Tribal Stylists there, with the other dancers being […]

Rehearsal: October 28, 2009

October 29, 2009

After a solid month and a half of gigs every weekend, and many weeks of double rehearsals, our Troupe had taken a bit of a break.   Taking time off the first Wednesday after our gigs at the Great Western War was planned.   Our hands were bruised, cut, broken and tired, and we needed to heal […]

Rehearsal: October 7th, 2009

October 13, 2009

Last rehearsal with the dancers for a bit.  Only three of our drummers made it for this last rehearsal before our weekend of gigs.  K, D, and myself were all game, and held everything down for the dancers just fine. C had work, and N had some cooking to do for our food while at […]