Plein Air Painting: Paint The Farm

Saturday & Sunday, August 15 & 16, 10AM–3PM
Under Painter Richard Kathmann’s instruction, students will use a limited color range palette to depict intricate, deep spaces inspired by a beautiful sustainable farm and surrounding nature.
Sponsored by Golden Artists Colors & Williamsburg Paints.

Introduction to Acting

Tuesdays–Fridays, July 21–31, 11 AM–3 PM, w/ performances on July 31 & August 1.
Actors aged 9-12 will focus on character development, stagecraft basics, movement, stage presence, and improvisational skills, all while developing a strong sense of tribe and passion for theater.
Co-sponsored by Clark Companies, New York Central Mutual Insurance, and Frank Lumia Real Estate Plus
This workshop is FULL- please contact us if you would like to be put on the waitlist and/or alerted to next year’s registration.

Theater Games

Monday–Friday, July 13 – 17, 1–4:00 PM
Teamwork, self-confidence, storytelling, body awareness, and a sense of adventure are developed as children aged 6 to 9 learn to take to the stage and transform it using their bodies, voices, and imaginations.
Co-sponsored by Clark Companies, New York Central Mutual Insurance, and Frank Lumia Real Estate Plus
As of June 1, Theater Games is FULL! Please contact us to be put on the waitlist and/or to be notified when registration opens next year.

Technical Theater

Tuesdays–Fridays, July 21–31, 11 AM–3 PM, w/ performances on July 31 & August 1.
Thinking of a career in the theater, behind the scenes? This workshop teaches scenic, lighting, props, and sound design and implementation to techies aged 12-19.
Co-sponsored by Clark Companies, New York Central Mutual Insurance, and Frank Lumia Real Estate Plus

2015 Landscape & Garden Tour

Travel beautiful northern Catskills roads and get a rare insider look at how others have enhanced the natural beauty of their outdoor environments.
On view for this annual WKC fundraiser will be a myriad of design sensibilities incorporating flowers, shrubs and trees, stonework, water elements, artwork, vegetable beds, and homes for livestock and wildlife.

The Fairfield Four

The most distinguished a cappella gospel group working today.
The Fairfield Four carries on a tradition begun at their Nashville church in 1921, continuously passing the torch to new standard-bearers.
(And the current configuration is the best yet!)

West Kortright Fair 2015

The Centre’s 10th annual family-friendly summer’s-end celebration of the region’s “agri-cultural” bounty includes a full afternoon of foot-stompin’ music and entertainment.
(Rain or Shine)

Costume Design 2016

An intensive hands-on two week workshop in all phases of costuming—design, production, and backstage dressing—for the Shakespeare in the Valley productions on July 29 & 30.
For ages 12-19.

Behind the Scenes: Technical Theater 2016

Interested in working behind the scenes?
This two week workshop teaches set design and fabrication, as well as lighting, props, and sound design and implementation.
Participants will be running both shows of the Shakespeare in the Valley production on July 29 & 30. For ages 12-19.

West Kortright Fair 2016

Join us for our Annual Labor Day Extravaganza!
•Foot-stompin’ music and entertainment.
•Pie eating contest
•Scrumptious foods made from fresh local products
•Group art show
•Shop a huge silent auction and rummage sale of antiques, goods, and services to benefit The WKC
•Lots of kid-friendly games and activities
•Hands-on Experimental Technology & Sound tent
•Shop for one-of-a-kind items from our favorite local vendors
Rain or shine!!