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Discussion in 'South East Regional Discussion' started by PrincessElaina, Oct 26, 2005.

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  1. PrincessElaina

    PrincessElaina Jedi Youngling star 1

    Jun 7, 2005
    Just arrived back from Boston!

    Thursday, October 20th
    Finished Senate Gown for Padme Amidala character to use for Lucas Gala Event(s). Gown completed to Film Replica scale. Received letter from MOS and Lucas Films that I will be training and learning a script as Padme Amidala with Anthony Daniels (C 3P0).

    Friday- Arrived at Hotel in Woburn, Boston at 2:30 pm. Very tired at jetlagged.. but excited! Skipped cast party and went to bed around 6 pm.

    Saturday October 22nd

    9AM- Signed in and picked up my badge and papers that say "Gabrielle English, Padme Amidala, Lucas Films LTD- Copyright.

    12noon- Began training under Anthony Daniels and Lucas's specifications- learned script and placement. Changed into Senate Gown with help of fellow Rebel Legion and 501st cast members.

    Pm Event begins- Lucas attends event, meet Anthony Daniels and Wolfgang Puck at entrance. Script followed as planned as Lucas watches on. 12:30 am EVENT ENDS.

    Sunday October 23rd

    AM- MOS Sneak Peak for Star Wars Exhibit. Many Excited guests were given papers for autograph opportunities. Signed autographs and posed for photos until 2pm.

    215 pm- R2D2 show with the original Droid Robot and ILM (Industrial Light and Magic) Droid Builder. Posed for group shots with R2, performed short skit and posed for photos with builder and other cast for press and MOS. Met with R2 builder backstage and was invited to perform with R2 at other events.

    MOS Star Wars Halloween Gala begins. Posed for photos and autographs in front of Exhibit. Staged skit during Costume Contest with Cast Member Darth Vader at 830 pm.

    9pm Event Ends

    This Morning- Found out that I will be back to work with R2D2 November 5th and 6th at the Museum. The flight was booked this morning. Also found out that I am performing in a Star Wars Convention and performing the last scene of Episode 1 with a full cast. This will be in January to promote the Exhibit. I will portray Queen Amidala.

    Photos attached at these links- I am in the Midnight Blue/ Lavender gown, cast member in red robe/dress was one of my handmaidens:

    I will never forget how I was treated like family by the 501st and Rebel Legion in Boston.

    That's all for now! Missed you guys!

  2. Annya_Latoure2

    Annya_Latoure2 Jedi Master star 4

    Nov 15, 2003
    VeRy Nice work!!! One of my favorite gowns.
  3. vampyregodz

    vampyregodz Jedi Youngling star 1

    Apr 30, 2003
    Very Awesome Gabby...glad you had such a great time with the 501st brothers and sister up are definately a part of the 501st family :)
  4. HippieTrooper

    HippieTrooper Jedi Youngling star 1

    Aug 31, 2005
    That's awesome Gabby! Congrats, lets see more pics!
  5. Jauhzmynn

    Jauhzmynn Jedi Padawan star 4

    Jun 16, 2002
    Ooo Awesome.:) Great costumes over there. Your stuff looks great. Wolfgang Puck with a lightsabre. can't get any better 'n that. Ga brielle, will you be at Necro?
  6. PrincessElaina

    PrincessElaina Jedi Youngling star 1

    Jun 7, 2005
    Actually I could not make Necro I had two other events and was exhausted. :(

    How did it go at necro???

    Just found out that the guy who was playing along with me at the Gala was related to Anthony Daniels? (not the Obi Wan guy)

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