Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Piti Theatre Company returns to Orange for 2nd Whee! ler Residency

Photo caption:  Naomi Cope, Clara Witty and fellow actors/actresses participate in the Wondrous Machine from Piti Theatre workshops of 2011.


Following last year’s successful residency and performance series, Piti Theatre is returning to the Wheeler Memorial Library to offer workshops during February School Vacation week. The company will also return to the Orange Town Hall this spring (date TBA) with their new play inspired by research about honeybees, To Bee or Not to Bee. Below please find the workshop schedule.  All these events are free and funded in part by the Art Angels of Western MA, a group of women philanthropists in the Pioneer Valley, and the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts.  Registration is suggested but not required for Thursday workshops.  Please call 978-544-2495 x103.  Tuesday Story Theatre takes the place of the Rise and Romp Story Time  whose attendees are all welcome along with any newcomers.  
Workshops Schedule
Tues. Feb. 21st
10:30 – 11:30 am: STORY THEATER FOR PRE-SCHOOLERS
Read aloud and create a play!
 Thurs., Feb. 23th
10:30 – 12 pm: THEATER GAMES FOR AGES 7 -  12
Have fun and learn some building blocks for performing onstage

1 – 2 pm: PAGE TO STAGE: PLAY-WRITING FOR AGES 8 – 13
Create characters, dialogue, setting – everything you need for a play and then watch it happen . . .

2:30 – 4 pm: LET’S MAKE A SCENE FOR AGES 12 – 16
Learn how to build scenes – and plays! – on your feet

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