April Happimess at The Colonial Theatre

April 2018 Happimess Craft“Spring Flower Bouquet”
Saturday, April 7, 2018 – 10:00-11:00am -1 hour

Best for ages 3-8 years old
Each child is $10, parents are always free. 

Includes complimentary coffee for parents.

Sibling discount and scholarship available based on need.

We'll be reading the story "Miss Rumphius" by Barbara Cooney. Then we'll make the world a better place by creating beautiful tissue paper bouquets. Fill up a colored vase with as many flowers as you like! Makes a terrific gift and brightens up any room!

Pre-registration required due to limited materials. Please email pittsfieldhappimess@gmail.com or call/text 413-822-7902 with how many kids.


BTG Youth Advisory Board

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As part of our ongoing efforts to support children's interest in the arts, we established the Youth Advisory Board in 2010. This Board which features high school students from across the county, meets periodically to discuss upcoming events, makes suggestions for artists of interest to young audiences and assists with activities at the theatres including distribution of information, creation of videos and social media networking.

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BTG PLAYS! School Vacation and Summer Camps

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BTG PLAYS! Summertime classes are offered during the summer vacation months and held at the Berkshire Theatre Festival campus in Stockbridge, MA, or The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA.  Each one week session culminates in a final performance.  Registration is required. Scholarships are available through the Richie duPont Award. Students must apply.

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Berkshire Theatre Group’s Educational Outreach Committee

Linda M. Ruberto
Educational Outreach Committee Co- Chair 

Carole Siegel, Ed.D.
Educational Outreach Committee Co- Chair 

Kathy Amuso
William S. Ballen
Sherri James Buxton
Wende Carver
Michelle Colvin
Linda James Cooper
Dr. Peter Dillon
Kit Dobelle
Pam Fortlage-Gold
Holly Goodrich
Shari Haddad
Augusta Leibowitz
Dr. Jason P. McCandless
Kevin McGerigal
Phyllis Sandrew
Alli Sheehan

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Performing Arts for Schools


Education programs are a fundamental component of the Berkshire Theatre Group’s mission to serve our community. School field trips to our theaters allow students to experience diverse, educational and entertaining, programs that reinforce classroom curriculum, while fostering an understanding of and appreciation for the performing arts!

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