1. Assign Seating Arrangements.
Make sure everyone is aware of their seat assignment and the seating chart.
2. Designate Who Will Be In Charge of Directing the Ceremony.
This includes giving cues for music, reciting vows, and any other direction needed.
3. Finalize Music Selections and Cue Order.
Plan what songs will be played and when.
4. Check All Lighting, Sound Equipment and Ensure Everything Is Ready for Use.
Make sure all equipment is set up and ready to go.
5. Confirm the Timing for Each Element in the Rehearsal as well as the Wedding Day.
Work out the timings for each element of the ceremony and give everyone an estimate of how long it will take.
6. Discuss Key Points With Vendors Such As Florists, Photographers, Videographers, etc.
Make sure all the vendors are aware of their roles and responsibilities on the day.
7. Review Any Special Requests or Notes From the Couple.
The couple may have special requests or notes to be followed. Make sure these are discussed and agreed upon.
8. Make Sure Everyone Knows Their Responsibilities On The Big Day.
Everyone involved should know exactly what is expected of them and when.
9. Run Through the Rehearsal Schedule with All Participants at Least Once Before the Actual Ceremony Begins.
This will help everyone familiarize themselves with the timeline of the ceremony and make sure everything goes according to plan.
10. Gather Feedback from Bridal Party on Rehearsal Process.
Gather feedback from all the participants on how the rehearsal went and if there are any changes that need to be made. Use this information to make improvements for the actual wedding day.