Mary Poppins Jr.
These are ideas for the costumes and do not have to be followed exactly!!! you do not need to buy or rent anything!!
Please begin building your costume with the items listed below. We encourage you to repurpose clothes you already have or shop at thrift stores minimize cost. If you are purchasing items, please do not remove tags or throw away receipts until we make sure that your items will work. Think creatively, and have fun creating your characters!!! All students must wear their black or tan Jazz shoes / gym slippers
Many students are multiple parts please try to keep the changes minimal by adding or taking off from the main costume. Costumes are required to be worn to class for a dress run on the first weekend back after the holidays.
white long-sleeved button-down shirt, white gloves, long blue skirt and jacket ( optional) hat, red scarf, umbrella.
black, dark gray
black or charcoal dress pants, medium grey long-sleeved button-down shirt, black or dark grey vest and newsboy cap, short red neckerchief
black, dark gray
dress pants, white long-sleeved button-down shirt, dark necktie, vest, suit jacket, bowler hat ( both optional)
floor-length full skirt and long-sleeved high-collared blouse with ruffles (or similar Edwardian- style dress);
calf-length period-style dress or skirt and blouse with no stockings, hair bow
navy or dark grey shorts, white button-down shirt, bow tie, knee socks.
dark green if possible
floor-length full skirt, white long-sleeved high-collared blouse, hat
black and white
floor-length full skirt, black or white long-sleeved high-collared blouse, white apron and cap ( shower hats are perfect)
black and white
black dress pants, white long-sleeved button-down shirt, black neck tie
medium- to light- grey or white
all one colour leggings and long sleeve top
floor-length full skirt, white long-sleeved high-collared blouse, shawl, worn-looking , straw hat.
black, dark gray
dress pants, white long-sleeved button-down shirt, dark necktie, vest, suit jacket ( optional)
Maids. clerks, park goers, shop people and chimney sweeps
dark and white
Knee length full skirts children, floor-length full skirt adult roles, or pants boys, white long-sleeved collared blouse, black or dark grey bow tie, tie or ribbon tied as a bow. Straw hats and shawls girls, flat caps and wool scarfs boys.
flat caps or sweater vests for all as chimney sweeps
black dress pants, white long-sleeved button-down shirt, black tie, red or black cape and top hat
dress pants, white long-sleeved button-down shirt, coloured vest and scarf
black, bright orange or red
floor-length full skirt dark, long-sleeved white collared blouse, large straw hat, apron and ribbon to tie as bow
floor-length full skirt dark, long-sleeved high-collared white blouse, purple bow at neck and around waist, white gloves, hat if possible
Broadway Babies and Juniors
Hintonburg Juniors – As per the main costume lists for the servants, Neleus, and named characters.
Hintonburg Broadway Babies – Servants – white shirts and black pants, skirts or dresses with aprons if possible
Kanata Juniors and Broadway Babies – Jane, Michael, Bert and Mary Poppins please follow as close to the main list as possible, other roles as per clerks and park goes requirements in the above list
Glebe Juniors -Mary and kids as close as possible to the above character list, all other please follow the chimney sweeps costume list from main list
Remember, modern-day clothes need to be altered and embellished to create a period costume! Along with color, use pattern and texture to create visual interest in your costume. Use pictures online to give you ideas, and then look for different fabrics and materials (at fabric, craft, and thrift stores) that will work for your costume.
Please note: For dress rehearsals and performances, cast members must have natural-looking hair color and ONLY jewelry (including piercings) that is period- appropriate. Adult female roles – buns. Child female roles, 2 bunches or 2 braids. Adult Males roles or Boys – long hair tied back
Into the woods Jr.
These are ideas for the costumes and do not have to be followed exactly, come up with your own interpretation !! you do not need to buy or rent anything!!
Please begin building your costume with the items listed below these are ideas. We encourage you to repurpose clothes you already have or shop at thrift stores minimize cost. If you are purchasing items, please do not remove tags or throw away receipts until we make sure that your items will work. Think creatively, and have fun creating your characters!!!
There are two versions to this play –
Traditional fairy tale version- costumes as below, no black or dark colours keep it bright and rich even Witch. silver, gold, white, pink etc. Chorus – wear all brown and green head to toe
Dark Grimms fairy tale version- costumes are to all be dark and muted except Cinderella, Rapunzel and Enchantress transformation costume, red, purple, dark green navy all great colours – Chorus – wear all black head to toe.
Many students are multiple parts please try to keep the changes minimal by adding or taking off from the main costume. Costumes are required to be worn to class for a dress runs on the first weekend back after the holidays. Costumes can start being added in December to rehersals
Flamboyant court dress, gloves, headpiece
Ragged, low class outfit – ball gown, tiara, gloves
Peasant costume, pants, suspenders, full peasant shirt, long socks, short jacket, cap, scarf
Peasant costume, full off white shirt, pants, hose, vest, apron, cap – Adds “hunting jacket” and scarf
long full skirt, blouse, or period dress, jacket with fur trim if possible, pregnancy padding pillow – white apron and head scarf
flamboyant court dress, gloves, headpiece
FLORINDA & LUCINDA (STEP SISTERS)
ball gown, gloves and headpiece
Peasant costume, distressed lace bodice over blouse, long skirt, apron, shawl
LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD
Deep red skirt and bodice or dress, apron, pigtails and bows – Adds cape made of “wolf skin”
Hooded ragged cloak – Transformation dress – magical vision of beauty and youth worn under dress – Beautiful Sorceress dress
Pompous outfit: Richly coloured swallowtails, striped breeches, fancy neckwear – Adds cloak and top hat
White nightdress- style burial gown (she is seen only in spirit form)
- Fur hood with ears, fur gloves, tail coat, boot spats – Mob cap and nightgown to match grandmother’s
- Long, Medieval/Renaissance gown – Long wig
- Green velvet uniform coat, breeches, medals, sash at waist, small cape, boot tops – (after wandering blind through the desert), needs bandage for eyes
- Night gown and mob cap ( shower cap works great) – Simple printed country dress, shawl, bonnet
- Blue tail uniform, gloves – Adds hat for wedding
STEWARD / MYSTERIOUS:
- Double breasted pigeon coat, pants tricorn hat – Long cloak and gloves