(8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27) East Meets West Theater Workshop with Lanny Harrison

Four Thursdays, August 6- August 27, 7–9 PM
Presented off-site at the instructor’s East Meredith barn studio,
contact The WKC for directions.
Pre-registration is advised if you want to take all four classes;
For teens and adults

$60/$45 WKC Member, or $15 pay as you go


Movement. Meditation. Music.
Back by popular demand for a fifth year!
In these playful & provoking sessions, participants will discover some of the myriad characters who dwell within. Through exercises that emphasize imagination, improvisation,and transformation, Lanny will lead the group on a voyage of theatrical exploration and contemplative practice.

Music, live or chosen from an eclectic sound library,
will be an integral part of each evening.
No prior experience in theater or dance is required—
just an open mind & a body wearing comfortable clothes.
Participants may take as many sessions as they wish.
Contact The WKC to receive directions to the instructor’s East Meredith studio.

Actress, dancer, and cabaret artist Lanny Harrison began her career in the New York Pantomime Theater in 1966. For the past 30 years she has written and performed numerous one-woman shows, touring America and Europe. Since 1969, she has been a member of Meredith Monk’s The House Foundation for the Arts.Lanny teaches an ongoing theater workshop at The NY Shambhala Center and is a certified meditation instructor in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. She taught at Naropa University for many years and is currently on the faculty of NYU’s Gallatin Division.


Celebrating the Arts & Life in the Catskills!

This is our 40th Year of Celebrating the Arts & Life in the Catskills!


The West Kortright Centre is a thriving arts & community center in a bucolic farm valley that has been celebrating the arts and life in the northern Catskills since 1975.

Outstanding Performances
Shakespeare in the Valley
Compelling Workshops
Stellar Gallery Exhibits
Annual Gala Dance
Landscape & Garden Tour
• Glorious Wedding Spot

Mulgrew Miller Band

Legendary Performers Past & Present

The Centre, known for presenting fine programming in an acoustically warm and intimate auditorium, has enticed hundreds of musicians, actors, writers and other performers from as far away as Ireland, Italy, Zaire, Ukraine, Jamaica, Angola, Palestine, Uganda, Cuba, Haiti, Peru, Zimbabwe, Mali, Sweden, Morocco, Israel, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Argentina, and Brazil.

Artists presented at The West Kortright Centre include composers John Cage, Meredith Monk, Peter Schickele, and Virgil Thompson; poets Allen Ginsberg, Sekou Sundiata, and Hayden Carruth; [Read More…]