Reitz Theater Offering Summer Workshops for Young Actors

DUBOIS – The young actors at the Reitz Theater will be at it again on a larger scale this year.

This time they are in the “Theatreverse” attending the Super Academy to decide who is a Superhero and who is a Super Villain.

Students (K-12) and young adults, ages 14 – 22 years, are invited to participate in the 2018 Devising Theater Workshops, with the theme being “Super Academy.”

Super Academy will start with a Writing workshop on May 12 from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  You can join to help write this summer’s vignettes.

The production workshops will begin on July 9 and conclude Aug. 11 with the following schedule:

Grades k-8 Ages 14-22
Monday; Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Mondays; Wednesdays; 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Saturdays: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tech Week: (Aug. 7-9) Monday-Wednesday; 6:30 p.m. – 8:30p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Performances will be held on Aug. 9, 10 and 11 at 6:30 p.m.

A production will be created from the ground up with the students at all levels of theatrical ability.  Students will learn all types of stagecraft and participate in a “super experience.”

RTP’s Children’s Workshop (grades K-8) returns under the direction of veteran Reitz Theater Player, Andi Kohlhepp. Seasoned theater practitioner, Mary Beth Geppert will lead the Young Adults’ Workshop (ages 14-22).

Registrations are being accepted now on a first come first serve basis up till June 15.

Please e-mail thereitztheater@gmail.com to receive a registration pack.  Cost is $50 per student. Please let CRI know if you need financial assistance.

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