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.

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

East Meets West 2015

Four Thursdays. MOVEMENT. MEDITATION. MUSIC.
Voyages of theatrical exploration and contemplative practice with actress, dancer, and cabaret artist Lanny Harrison.

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.

Double Vision: Plein Air Painting

Paint the vistas and the structures around The West Kortright Centre, no experience necessary. Taught by professional painters, Lisbeth Firmin & Richard Kathmann.

Harmony singing workshop with the Bumper Jacksons

One hour Introduction to Harmony Singing workshop with the founders of the Bumper Jacksons!

Double Vision: Plein Air Painting

With Lisbeth Firmin & Richard Kathmann
Sponsored by Golden Artist Colors & Williamsburg Paints

Students ages 13 and up will benefit from the considerable skills of two well-known artists who live and paint in these hills. Participants of all levels (no prior painting experience necessary) will work outside, painting the vistas and the structures around The West Kortright Centre and The Centre itself.

Fiction Writing/Spring

Mermer Blakeslee’s popular workshop is now in its 40th cycle!
This 8-week class welcomes both new & experienced writers.
This workshop is currently FULL!

Behind the Scenes: Technical Theater 2017

Tuesdays–Fridays, July 18–28, 11 AM–3 PM
Interested in working behind the scenes?
This 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 28 & 29.
Ages 12-19