Margaretville – The Open Eye Theater announces the opening of registration for Summer 2018 classes and workshops. Three popular workshops for children and adults return and one new class, “Lights up on Plays,” has been added.
“Artful Ages Acting” for ages 55 and up begins on Thursday, May 17. In five Thursday evenings from 6:00 – 8:30, participants will read, explore, rehearse, and stage scenes and monologues from Broadway and off- Broadway hits and world classics, and practice the craft of improvisation. Instructor is Open Eye producing artistic director Amie Brockway. The fee is $85 (or pay what you can).
“Teens on Stage,” for ages 10-14, meets four Saturday afternoons in June, from 2:00-5:00, beginning June 9. Playwright, director, and teaching artist Sharone Stacy guides students through the writing of their own original plays, and staging them for an invited audience. The fee is $75 (or pay what you can).
“Lights up on Plays” is new this year. Adults and older teens may register for this class which meets on the first Tuesday evening of each month from June 5 to November 6, from 6-9 pm. Producing artistic director Amie Brockway leads the class through table readings and discussions of six award-winning contemporary plays. Scripts are provided. Fee is $110 (or pay what you can).
“Summer Youth Theater Workshop,” a one-week camp for ages 7-11, meets from Monday, July 23-Friday, July 27, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm. Students participate in a story theater exploration and staging of Bear Tales—old and new— led by Open Eye Arts Education teaching artist Jill Olesker. The experience includes creating live sound effects, as for a radio play. All classes and workshops meet at The Open Eye Theater, 960 Main Street, Margaretville. For further information, or to request fees and registration forms, e-mail email@example.com these programs.