Theatre workshop for youth offered

Voices From The Earth’s Community Theater Ensemble in Thomas will offer a week-long workshop in basic stage skills for children Aug. 4-8.

Students entering grades 5 through 8 are invited to take part in the Monday- Friday evening classes to be held at the Thomas Education Center.

Classes will run from 6:30-8 p.m. Each session will focus on basic performance skills, including vocalization, movement and stage presence. A short production will be prepared for presentation at the end of the week.

This is an introductory workshop, suitable for young people interested in acting or other onstage activities such as dance, music or even public speaking.

“These classes will offer an opportunity for young people to learn about the magical world of theater production while gaining experience and confidence for themselves,” said Director/Instructor Kerry Robinson.

Class size is limited, and pre-registration is requested. To register, send an email to: kinkerry1@gmail.com. Please include the student’s name, age, home contact information and parents’ contact data, including telephone number and mailing address. Submitting this information will be taken as a commitment on the part of the student to attend.

Applicants will receive a reply to let them know if they have been accepted. There is a small workshop fee of $15 which is payable by cash or check and due at the first class.

For more information. contact the director, Robinson, at the email address above or by phone at 304-463-4537.

This workshop is presented as a community outreach program of Voices From The Earth, a 501(c)-3 organization. Community theater activities may be followed on Facebook at VFTE Community Theater Ensemble (www.facebook.com/vftecommunitytheaterensemble).