Registration open for Theater Workshop

Margaretville — The Open Eye Youth Theater Workshop and production of Sandra Fenichel Asher’s “Too Many Frogs” is scheduled for Monday through Friday, July 22 to August 2, with performances August 3 and 4. The theater camp for children ages 6-10 will run from 10 a.m. to noon.

Students will spend two weeks exploring: Ensemble - working together in a group; Acting Skills - Using voice, body, concentration and imagination to create characters; Puppetry - making puppets to use in the performance; Scene work - divided by age group; Rehearsal with adult/teen actors during week two; Performance at The Open Eye Theater on Saturday and Sunday, August 3 and 4.

Sharpe skills
The workshop will be directed by Lynda Sharpe, assisted by Carol Jones Schwartz. Lynda holds a Master of Arts from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire. She has spent the last 40 years as a director and educator.

Lynda received the John C. Barner award for Outstanding Theater Educator and has had productions she’s directed selected to represent best in USA high-school theater at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Carol is a theater arts educator who recently retired as the Director of the Alliance Theater Institute for Educators and Teaching Artists in Atlanta, Georgia.

To register for The Open Eye’s Youth Theater Workshop and production of “Too Many Frogs,” call The Open Eye Theater at 586-1660 and leave a message. Or, you may send email to openeye@catskill.net. Please include the student’s name, age, phone number and adult contact name. Tuition is $100 for the two weeks or pay what you will.