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Highlights for 2018

Theater Artists Play book
Publication

NEW BOOK
"Theater Artsists Play" is available now!!

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Current and Upcoming Workshops, Events and Theater Residencies:class

2-Day Workshop: Make a Character Mask - Learn the ancient art of mask making, passed on from our ancient shaman and theater artist roots. You will begin by making a plaster cast of your face and then make a papier mache character or neutral mask from your cast, paint it , learn how to use it then bring your cast and mask home. Ages 12 and up! Chenango Arts Council, 27 West Main St, Norwich, NY
Oct.20 and Oct. 21 1:00-4:00 PM (both days)
$ 45.00  call to register  (607) 336-2787


Theater Residency: Mt View Players from Mt.View Wellness Center - We will be writing a new piece with a Senior center, adult day program in Oneonta NY. (Theme to be determined).

Theater Residency: “Peace Stories” West Learning Center/BOCES, Apalachin, NY - Students in grades 2-8 will be writing an original show and will be performing it at the end of April 2019.

Theater Residency: The Place, Norwich, NY - Youth ages 6-15 will be writing an original new production. Timing TBD.

Recent Events, Workshops and Residencies

Workshop: “Theater Artists Play” - This theater making workshop was held twice - Friday, Sept 14th and Sunday, Sept 16th, as part of the 2018 Philadelphia Fringe Festival. The workshop was based on the book, Theater Artists Play. Both workshops were held at The Gwendolyn Bye Dance Center, 3611 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, PA and were open to anyone 12 and up and to all levels of experience.

Theater Residency: “Stories of Diversity from the City in the Hills” - Adult members of the United Methodist church, Mt View Wellness Center and  Oneonta community members wrote and performed their original shows in Oneonta, NY,  May/June 2018.

Theater Residency: “Kids Speak” - Children ages 7-14 at The Place, Norwich, NY made masks, wrote poetry and prose for their original show performed outdoors in Norwich, NY and also at The Place in July 2018.

BOOK SIGNING & RECEPTION
Chenango Arts Council Gallery
27 West Main St., Norwich, NY
Thu., June 21st 2018, 5-7 PM

BOOK SIGNING
Green Toad Book Store
198 Main St, Oneonta, NY
Sat., June 16th 2018, 2-4 PM

Theater Residency: “Immigration Nation” -West Learning Center/ BOCES, Apalachin, NY students in grades 2-8 wrote an original show and performed it on April 2018.

 

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REVIEWS

"This was the most creative theater residency /experience we have ever had at our school! Thank you!" - Mr. Johnson (high school music teacher, Philadelphia)

"I love that now I have the ability to create my OWN productions through masks and mime and improvisation - being creative" - Beth (age 16, after she attended a Gregson Theater Masks and Mime Workshop at a BOCES Herkimer, NY)

Call Today (607 895 6032) for a Free Consultation regarding how your organization can create an original theater piece or hold a theater arts workshop with Gregson Theater.

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