SPOTLIGHT
NEWS
MARCH, 2013
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Special Spotlight

 

In each newsletter we would like to highlight an individual who is a great asset to the STAGES family.

 

In this issue we want you to meet William Crawford.

William has been involved in theatre since he first stepped on the stage at age 3.  William enjoyed being a part of his high school theatre group noting his favorite role was Dracula!  We so appreciate having William as part of our STAGES family as he brings his creative talent as a fabulous set designer and dedicated director.   William has other talents as well  including being a pilot and NASCAR driver. 

We are grateful for William's enthusiasm for theatre and support of STAGES

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

April  6th

 

Clowning Around

 1pm - 4pm

Ages 10-adult

Fee : $10 

Instructor:  Philip Cuomo

Portland Actors Conservatory

Place: Peter Boscow

 

April 27th

  

Improv for All

1pm  - 4 pm

Ages 10 - adult

Fee $10

Instructor:  Brody Theatre

 

 March 25-29

 

Take the Stage

Spring Break Camp 

Ages 6-12

9am -3 pm

Fee:  $100.00

Place:  Element Dance Studio

SPACE IS LIMITED

 

SIGN UP FOR ANY OF THE ABOVE CLASSES BY CALLING HILLSBORO PARK AND REC

503-681-5397

 

 

Contact Us

stages.4.youth@gmail.com

 

www.stagesyouth.org

 

Hello!
  
We are so excited about all the things happening at STAGES!  We have our cast set for our upcoming production of Cinderella and we are having a great time with all the wonderful Saturday workshops being taught by some great theatre professionals in Oregon!
Please take a moment to read this quick newsletter and be part of the STAGES family!
  
Sincerely,
  
Cindy Wilkins and Donald Cleland
Co-founders STAGES Performing Arts Youth Academy
  
Raves for Cheaper by the Dozen!
 
  
The remarkable story of the Gilbreth family came to life on  stage due to an amazing cast and great director.  We enjoyed sold out houses with audiences delighting in the antics of a family of 12 children!  Thanks to all of your support in making this show a success!
  
STUDENTS LOVED THE STAGE COMBAT CLASS
 
  
Mr. John Armour, a well respected stage combat instructor engaged the class of 25 students in a wonderful 4 hour class of learning hand to hand combat and how to respond to such "agression" on the stage! Given the many gasps heard from the parents observing parts of the class, the realism was spot on to the delight of the class!  We hope to bring Mr. Armour back to teach a Stage Combat Class 2 in the near future. 
A big thank you to the Cultural Coalition of Washington County for the generous grant that allows us to host such wonderful professional level classes for our young people!
  STAGE TROUPER AUDITIONS 
April 5th and 7th
6:30 pm
Please email us at stages.4.youth@gmail.com
to confirm an audition slot.
  
Elephant ChildStage Troupers is a group of actors ranging from elementary through high school age who perform one act musicals and plays throughout the Washington County area for the purpose of promoting STAGES and spreading positive and healthy messages within our community through entertaining performances. 
  

BENEFITS OF BEING A TROUPER

 

Learn acting and musical theatre techniques with personal instruction.

 

Get to perform for a wide variety of audiences.

 

As a performer you will experience a wide range of performing venues, which will help you learn to adjust to an assortment of locations and space.

 

Learning the skill of meeting and engaging with new people whether they be patrons or audience members as an ambassador for STAGES as well as young people in theatre.

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