NEW GLASGOW – The Community Development Department of the Town of New Glasgow is hosting drama workshops at Glasgow Square as part of its Fall Recreation Program which begin October 23 and run until November 27. The workshops are being instructed by local actress Amanda Jefferson Gillis.
Drama Workshops for Kids Ages 9-12 years is a fun-filled drama program that will introduce the basics of acting and improvisation. Theatre games and activities will help young actors to relax, move with ease, and speak with confidence. Learning to trust and support each other, the group will work together to develop characters and create dramatic scenes that are limited only by the imagination.
No experience necessary – just a willingness to let go and have fun! These will take place on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Glasgow Square Theatre from October 23 to November 27. Registration fee is $35 (taxes included) and may be paid at the New Glasgow Town Office between 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Drama Workshops for Youth, Ages 13-18 years are a theatre program that will offer youth actors an introduction to performance training, specializing in acting for the stage. This will include exercises that bring awareness to posture, breath support, articulation and projection, as well as a variety of “improve” games that encourage freeing the imagination and building trust and confidence.
Opportunity will be available to those who wish to apply their talents and rehearse a monologue or short scene. Acting experience is not required. These take place on Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Glasgow Square Theatre from October 23 from November 27. Registration fee is $45 (taxes included) and may be paid at the New Glasgow Town Office between 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Registration deadline for both workshops is October 19, 2012.
Jefferson Gillis received theatre training at Acadia University and has acted professionally with the Neptune Theatre Company and the Atlantic Theatre Festival. With her children now in school, Jefferson Gillis has decided to pursue her love of acting and has returned to the stage. She performed two one-woman shows: The Belle of Amherst and Two Hours in a Madhouse: An Evening with the Notorious Nellie Bly this past summer at Glasgow Square to rave reviews.
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