(9/23 & 9/24) Stone Wall Building Workshop

Learn the basics of building free-standing dry-laid stone walls under the instruction of a stone wall professional with over 20 years experience. Students will learn how to sort & choose stones, use gravity to create a stable structure, and carve their initials in the new wall. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm $200 per person/$180 (WKC members) […]

(9/23) Ranky Tanky: Concert and Gullah Harmony Singing Workshop

Ranky Tanky Saturday, September 23rd 3PM Harmony Singing Workshop  7PM Concert “Ranky tanky” is a Gullah phrase that loosely translates as “get funky”‑the spirit of which perfectly describes the band’s contemporary interpretations of traditional songs. With influences of New Orleans jazz, blues, gospel, and R&B, their repertoire is built on re-imagined arrangements of playful Gullah […]

Heads Up! Multimedia Silent Auction Fundraiser

A thousand thanks to the contributors of the “Heads Up!” fundraising exhibit! Liz Hoheusle • Jessamee Sanders • Jill Tannone (pictured) • Gerry Gomez Pearlberg • Yemana Sanders • Lanny Harrison • John Jackson •  Caitlyn Davey • Abby Kinsley • Richard Kathmann • Lisa Jacobson • Annie Hayes • Alan Herman • Drew Herman […]

West Kortright Fair 2017 (Thank you’s)

A thousand thanks to everyone who joined us for our 12th Annual Labor Day Extravaganza! Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors: CADE, Pure Catskills, Townsquare Media, The Daily Star, Community Bank, Scoville-Meno Honda, Preferred Mutual, and Five Star Subaru. Extra thanks to the A. Lindsay and Olive B. O’Connor Foundation and Robert B. and Addie P. Thomson […]

East Meets West Theater Workshop Series (August)

The West Kortright Centre is offering its eighth annual East Meets West theater workshop series for teens and adults this August. Taught by actress and performance artist Lanny Harrison, the workshop will be held on four Thursdays: August 10, 17, 24, and 31, from 7–9 PM, off-site at the instructor’s East Meredith barn studio. The […]

Many thanks to our 2017 sponsors and playbill advertisers!

Please support the local businesses and organizations that support the West Kortright Centre! Bruce Aaronson, DDS Area Sewage Disposal Services Artisans’ Guild Artware Autumn Cafe Awestruck Ciders B-Side Ballroom James M. Bercovitz, PsyD. Brewery Ommegang Center for Agricultural Development & Entrepreneurship Catskill Food Company Catskill Recreation Center C.E. Kiff Inc. Clark Companies Cleinman Performance Partners […]

(Through 8/26) Paintings by Erik Schoonebeek

Erik Schoonebeek grew up in Delhi, NY and counts his experiences at the West Kortright Centre as being formative to becoming an artist and an adult. The WKC is now pleased to feature Schoonebeek as its next exhibiting artist. His solo show opens on Friday, July 14th, with a reception from 5-7PM. This event is […]

Executive Director Search

The West Kortright Centre seeks a visionary and enthusiastic Executive Director with a successful background in leadership, fundraising, and the performing arts.   S/he must be a strategic thinker, a passionate self-starter, a conscientious relationship builder, and an inspiring leader who can bring diverse views into a cohesive vision for the organization’s future. The West Kortright […]

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2017 is the 30th Anniversary of the Young People’s Theater Arts Workshops program!

This July, Shakespeare, Costume, & Tech students will produce a special performance of A Midsummer’s Night Dream. Stay tuned for registration details and information about the *alumni reunion*! (Alums, here’s a Facebook group for you!) Theater Games (ages 6-9) Introduction to Acting (ages 9-12) FULL! Shakespeare (ages 13-19) Costume Design (ages 12-19) Technical Theater: Sound, […]