Thursday, April 24, 2008

When I Grow Up

When I Grow Up

*This theme is about different types of jobs and "what I want to be when I grow up".*

Let's Get A Job- This is the opening dance of the show. Some song choices are Get A Job by The Silhouttes or Sha-Na-Na, Good Work by The BoDeans, Five O'Clock World by The Vogues, Just Got Paid by Johnny Kemp, or the song Take This Job And Shove It.

Jobs That Heal

Doctor- Bad Case Of Loving You (Doctor Doctor) by Robert Palmer. (Jazz Dance)

Nurse- E. R. (original) Synthesizer Syndicate, Selected Hits Vol. V. I chose this song because it is a longer version than the original TV theme song. This version is 3:14 long.

Dentist- Open Wide Look Inside At The Dentist by The Wiggles.

Eye Doctor- Doctor My Eyes by the Jackson 5.

Pharmacist- Just Feel Better (Featuring Steven Tyler) by Santana.

Veterinarian- Talk To The Animals by Sammy Davis Jr.

Jobs With Food

Chef- Hey Good Lookin, the version by Countdown Kids from the album Country 101 For Kids Vol. I.

Waitress- She Works Hard For The Money by Donna Summer.

Baker- The Way To Bake (A Delicious Cake)- from the Disney Princess Tea Party album.

Farmer- The Farmer And The Cowman from the musical Oklahoma. Have half the dancers were country styled dresses and the other half were country styled pant outfits.

Hospitable Jobs

Bellhop- Bellhop Boogie by The Bellhops. Tap to this song and use suitcases as props and to tap on top of.

Chauffeur- The song Driving by Hans Zimmer from the Driving Miss Daisy movie soundtrack.

Travel Agent- The song Vacation by The Go-Go's.

Words & Numbers

Teacher- First Day Of School by Imagination Movers on the album Juicebox Movers.

Author- The Book Of Love by The Monotones.

Secretary- Working 9 To 5 by Dolly Parton. Use desks to dance around and on top of.

Accountant- Numbers Rhumba by The Wiggles.

Businessman- How To Succeed from the musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying.

Entrepreneur- Make That Money by Robi Rob's Clubworld.

Shoe Salesman- Crazy Feet by The Bellhops or Red High Heels by Kellie Pickler.

Build It

Construction- Bob The Builder by The International TV Orchestra from the album The Ultimate TV Themes: Kids. This version is a nice length of 3:07.

Plumber- PVC IV by Blue Man Group from the Live At The Venetian Las Vegas album. Do a modern dance and use PVC pipes for props.

Electrician- Electric Avenue- the version by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers from the album School Disco.

Sport Jobs

Coach- Centerfield by John Fogerty. You can tumble to this song. Choose baseball styled costumes and use plastic bats for props.

Athlete- Use the song Chariots Of Fire.

Fast Jobs

Race Car Driver- Real Gone by Sheryl Crow on the Disney CARS soundtrack.

Truck Driver- On The Road Again by Canned Heat or Stephane Pompougnac.

Mechanic- Born To Be Wild by Steppenwolf

Train Conductor- Choo Choo Ch'Boogie by Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five.

Beautiful Jobs

Hairdresser- (It's) Hairspray from the Hairspray motion picture soundtrack.

Cosmetologist- Beauty School Dropout by Frankie Avalon from the movie Grease.

Massage Therapist- Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood. (Tumbling)

Safety & Service Jobs

Postman- Please Mr. Postman by The Marvelettes or the 1991 remix by The Carpenters.

Police Officer- Mr. Policeman by Kidsongs Kids- My Favorite Kid Song Collection album.

Firefighter- Some Like It Hot by The Power Station. Do Jazz or tumbling and choose bright red costumes.

Lifeguard- Swimming In The Swimming Pool on the album Big Fish Little Fish.

Jobs That Fly

Astronaut- The song Apollo 13 from the motion picture soundtrack Apollo 13. (Modern Dance)

Pilot- Come Fly With Me, the version by Michael Buble'

Jobs In The Arts

Actor- Comedy Tonight, the version by Jason Alexander.

Dancer- Ballerina Girl by Lionel Richie.

Artist- Watermark by Enya

DJ- Great DJ by The Ting Tings

Fashion Designer- Supermodel (You Better Work) by RuPaul.

Scientific Jobs

Zoo Keeper- Going To The Zoo by Peter, Paul, & Mommy.

Scientist- Weird Science, the dance mix by James Zabiela.

Marine Biologist- Under The Waves from the Finding Nemo: Ocean Favorites CD.

Forrest Ranger- Heart Of The Forest by Dean Evenson.

*For The Grande Finale, use one of the song choices you didn't use for the opening of the show.*

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