Performing Arts Section :: Page 21
In 1979 a writer and teacher named Phillip Lopate decided to have his fifth- and sixth-grade students at PS 75 in New York City stage a production of Uncle Vanya on Broadway. Thirty years later, one of those students, Sasha Waters Freyer, has made a film, Chekhov for Children.
The YSHS Drama Club presents The Importance of Being Earnest tonight, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m. and tomorrow, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. at the Mills Lawn gym. The play continues next weekend.
On Saturday, Oct. 23, area zombies descended on the Bryan Center gym to dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” at the same time that thousands danced it all over the world. “Thrill The World” is an annual worldwide simultaneous dance of “Thriller.”
The Senior Center hosts regular sessions of Qigong, the Chinese art of energy manipulation.
When a new pit orchestra conductor was needed three weeks before the opening of last spring’s high school musical, the Yellow Springs High School Theatre Arts Association, or YSHSTAA, scrambled to find one. When concerns about censorship of student-written plays arose…
Highlights from “Hey, That’s A Nice Bike”, a meta philosophic dramatic sketch comedy performance put on by the 3rd Friday Players during Art Stroll on Friday, Oct. 15.
At the height of a YS Kids Playhouse production, when every member of the cast has gathered together at fever pitch to dance and belt out an ardent musical message, there can be a yearning, or even a fleeting sense of jealousy, that kids get to do all the fun stuff. But this fall, adults can have fun too, when YSKP opens up four new dance classes to people of all ages.
YS Kids Playhouse is widening its scope this fall by opening up some of its youth dance classes to adults who want to boogie too.
Mark Greenfield opened his rendition of Oedipus Rex at the Antioch Amphitheater last Friday night.
Coffee, hula hoops and transformation are all on the agenda for two upcoming music festivals in Bellefontaine, organized by the local promotion company Funky Bean Productions and featuring local musicians.