Arts center hones theater mission

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Arts center hones theater mission

On-stage plays and education will be focus
From left, Hattie Miller, Durango Arts Center Theater Director Theresa Carson and Maureen May rehearse a scene Wednesday from Lee Blessing’s play “Independence.” Opening night will be March 15. The play is being produced in collaboration with Merely Players and is directed by Mona Wood-Patterson.
Coming Soon

Upcoming classes and shows available through the Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave.:

Classes

Devised Theatre, after-school program for ages 10-16, begins Monday, through April 3 ($175).

Families Together: An Intergenerational Theatre Camp, ages 8-13, June 3-13 ($450).

The Writer’s Room: Playwriting, ages 16-plus, June 17-21 ($180).

Let’s Put on a Play: “James and the Giant Peach,” ages 8-11, June 24-July 19 ($500).

Filmmakers Wanted: The Making of a Short Film, ages 12-18, July 22-Aug. 16 ($975).

Imagination Station, ages 5-7, June 10-Aug. 9 (four sessions, $125 each).

Plays

“Independence,” by Lee Blessing, directed by Mona Wood-Patterson, March 15-16 and 21-23.

“They’re Playing Our Song,” musical by Neil Simon, Thursdays and Saturdays, June 27-Aug. 31.

“Plaza Suite,” by Neil Simon, Fridays in July and August.

Third annual 10-Minute Play Festival, Sept. 13-14

“Cabaret,” by Christopher Isherwood, John Kander and Fred Ebb, Oct. 10-20.

“It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play,” Dec. 6-15.

To register for classes or purchase tickets, call 259-2606 or visit www.durangoarts.org.

Arts center hones theater mission

From left, Hattie Miller, Durango Arts Center Theater Director Theresa Carson and Maureen May rehearse a scene Wednesday from Lee Blessing’s play “Independence.” Opening night will be March 15. The play is being produced in collaboration with Merely Players and is directed by Mona Wood-Patterson.
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