December 2017 Craft

December: Happimess at The Colonial Theatre

Saturday, December 9, 10:00am-11:00am

Best for ages 3-5 (although toddlers through age 7 are welcome!)
Each child is $10, parents are free. Includes complimentary coffee for parents.
Sibling discount and scholarship available based on need.

Complimentary coffee for parents. Classes will take place in The Garage. 

We will read “The Smallest Elf” by Annie Ingle. Then kids will make a felt Christmas tree complete with decorations (and presents!)- This craft is seriously adorable and can be used for years to come!

Developmental Skills: Language Production. Cutting and tracing. Fine motor skills. Social Awareness. Listening to directions. Counting. Textual recognition. Spatial awareness. 
Literacy Skills: Conflict. Problem solving. Inference, Critical thinking, Emotional Awareness. Resolution.

To register email pittsfieldhappimess@gmail.com or call/text 413-822-7902  with how many kids and what class.

Upcoming Happimess Dates at The Colonial Theatre:
Sunday, November 26, 2017 – 12:00-2:00pm
Come see us as part of the Annual Children’s Holiday Extravaganza!

BTG's Annual Community Theatre Production

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Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Auditions for 
12th Annual Community Theatre Production

Pittsfield, MA–Berkshire Theatre Group seeks child and adult actors, musicians, backstage crew, technical support, usher staff and parent volunteers to participate in its upcoming Annual Community Theatre Production, directed by Travis G. Daly. The roles and positions are open to third graders, through adults.

Rehearsals for the Annual Community Theatre Production will begin on Tuesday, May 30th in Pittsfield, MA. This year’s production will be performing for four and a half weeks, from Thursday, July 6th through Sunday, August 6th at The Colonial Theatre, with a total of 37 performances. 

Audition times:

Sunday, February 5 from 11AM-2PM
Monday, February 6 from 6PM-9PM

All auditions will take place at:

The Colonial Theatre
111 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Student auditions will be held during the first two hours of each session and the last hour will be for adults. Adults should be prepared to sing only 16 bars of a song and bring the accompanying sheet music that is in the key in which they prefer to sing. Callbacks will take place as needed.

Appointments are necessary to audition. 

To schedule an audition time slot, or for further information, please call 413-448-8084 x 23.

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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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