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Lights, Camel, Action! It's Strictly The Nativity
by Antony Copus Ages: 4-9
Lights, camel, action! Join the jam-packed cast of nativity celebrities as they celebrate Jesus' birth with a dazzling dance show. A marvellous variety of 7 songs and spectacular dancing, including 'how to' videos, but always… strictly the nativity! Available with Words on Screen™ v2.
It's glitzy, it's spectacularly sparkly and it's the nativity with glamour and sequins! John Dabell Teach Primary Magazine
An Annual Performance Licence is required to perform this nativity. For more information, please see below. Scroll down to listen to song clips.
Available with a Words on Screen™ v2 CD ROM allowing you to display song lyrics on any whiteboard, computer screen, television or interactive touchscreen. The lyrics synchronize with the music as it plays making them easy to teach and easy to learn!
The Bethlehem Broadcasting Company is recording a dazzling dance show to celebrate the special occasion of Jesus’ birth and the cast is jam-packed with nativity celebrities. Personalities, including some funky camels and a disco star, have come together again to recall their roles in the miraculous story. It’s a Christmas celebration like never before, with dance styles ranging from tango to line dancing and ballet to disco. The judges have gathered their scorecards, dancers are waiting in the wings and the audience is assembled for Lights, Camel, Action!
Great fun – a marvellous variety of songs and spectacular dancing, but always… strictly the nativity!
An Annual Performance Licence is required to perform this nativity. For more information, please see below.
Teachers Book with:
Script with suggested staging directions
Suggestions for rehearsing, costumes, staging and props
Music score and song lyric sheets for 7 songs (Piano music score, melody and chords)
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Vocal tracks sung by children
Professional backing tracks
Opening Instrumental, Incidental Music and Angels' Ballet Music
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39 minutes approx Total length of music: 16 minutes approx)
INCREASING THE CAST SIZE There are 21 speaking parts in this nativity musical, but these can easily be increased by:
splitting the three hosts’ lines between lots of children
splitting the 3 shepherds’ lines between up to 15 children
splitting the three innkeepers’ lines between six children, although Innkeeper 1 needs to take all of the lines on page 16.
For increasing the number of non-speaking parts, have as many townspeople, angels, shepherds, sheep, backing singers and innkeepers as you like.
DECREASING THE CAST SIZE The minimum number of children that you could perform this nativity musical with is 26, but that would require:
having just two hosts
having just one floor manager who would also take on the voiceover role
having just six townspeople who would double up as the kings and camels
having just two angels, four shepherds and four sheep. These parts would need to double up as the Star, 6 backing singers and 3 innkeepers.
Teach Primary Review
It's glitzy, it's spectacularly sparkly and it's the nativity with glamour and sequins! John Dabell - Teach Primary Magazine
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Suggested Choreography Videos
We Must Travel Home (Nazareth Line Dance)
Angels’ Ballet Music
The Shepherds’ Hey!
The Innkeepers’ Tango
Spread The Word (Bethlehem Hand Jive)
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