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PSCA offers kids’ class, one-woman show, issues call for artists

Registration is now open for the Whatchamawhozit’s children’s fall acting classes at the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts.

The fall theatre class is an exciting and fun series of workshops where children will learn acting skills as they rehearse a stage version of J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” and perform in a professional theater space.

Classes are open to ages 7 through 12. The cost is $100 per child.

There are two sessions of the fall class: one takes place on Fridays from 2-3:45 p.m. and the other on Fridays from 3:45-5:30. Class starts on Sept. 23 and runs to Dec. 2. There will be no rehearsal on Nov. 25 due to Thanksgiving break. The performances will take place on Dec. 10 and 11 at 2 p.m.

Please let the instructor know at the time of registration if your child is unable to attend the final performance.

To register, call Laura Moore at The Thingamajig Theatre at (970) 507-0408 or e-mail at laura@pagosacenter.org. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited.

 Upon confirmation of your registration, please complete the registration form and mail it, along with your check, to The Thingamajig Theatre, 2313 Eagle Drive ,Pagosa Springs, CO 81147.

‘Secret Lives of the Divine’

High Wit Productions presents Sarah Syverson’s comedy, “Secret Lives of the Divine” Sept. 9-18 at the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts.

“The Secret Lives of the Divine takes you through an entertaining, yet deeply and uniquely poignant interaction with the cosmos, from 6-year-old Henry who’s battling the monsters lurking under his bed to Jamal, an Indian Guru who’s working for QWest to pay the ashram bills to the 65-year-old Stella, a Jewish lady attending her first Zen retreat. Stella is the link among the various characters.

Sarah brilliantly reveals Stella’s evolution and transformation as she begins to yield to her own particular connection to the Divine.

The show runs Sept. 9-18 at the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Contact 731-SHOW or www.pagosacenter.org.

Open call

The Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts is issuing and open call for artists, writers and poets to show their works in the Fall Gallery Show Oct. 3 - Nov. 13 —  The Art of Writing.

The art show will complement the Thingamajig Theatre Company’s production of “The Turn of the Screw,” which is based on a Henry James novella, as well as a concert on Oct. 7, featuring talented singer-songwriter Andrew Dalh-Bredine from Silver City, N.M., who recently won the Tucson Folk Festival Songwriter Competition.

All mediums that use words are encouraged. Foreign language as well as framed and presented single songs or poems are welcome. Self-published short stories and poem books will also be accepted.

Pieces must be dropped off on Sunday, Oct. 2, from 5-7 p.m. or Monday, Oct. 3, from 5-7.

Works must be picked up on Nov. 13 from 4-7 p.m.

The gallery will take a 30-percent commission on all works sold during the run of the show. There is a $1 entry fee for all pieces to cover hanging material and time.

Visit our website www.pagosacenter.org for more information on art shows.

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