Rockin' Alice: Youth Musical Theater with Kathleen O'Mara

Monday through Friday April 16-May 11, 4:00-6:00 pm at Montrose Field House

Students explore the wonder of literary work through the arts as they rehearse and perform an original adaptation of Alice in Wonderland.

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Students explore the wonder of literary work through the arts as they rehearse and perform an original adaptation of Alice in Wonderland. Using the original text from Carroll's most famous work, students design their performance based on their favorite characters taken from the literary classic. This adaptation will be customized for the participating students and will have the opportunity to enhance the storytelling by including song and dance to the performance. Through a workshop process, students will have curriculum in improvisation, stage presence, character development and voice.

Classes will run Monday-Friday 4-6 pm with performances the weekend of May 12th. Open to ages 7-18, with flexible scheduel options, tuition is $225 for the 5 week theater camp.

Kathleen O'Mara: Teaching Artist, Producer and Director of Performing and Visual arts since 1992. Known for being dedicated to innovative quality staged productions, Kathleen has worked with thousands of students across the nation on hundreds of performance pieces. Historical content performance pieces, student original works, Musical Theatre, Shakespeare, Film Making, Animation and Classic Dramatic works, are all based on a background in Educational Theatre Arts, and experience.
Kathleen is equally comfortable with small or large casts, novice or experienced actors of all ages. Kathleen's programming talents and curriculum, creates a strong platform for fast-paced process oriented work that ties together structure and organizational skills of teaching with freedoms of ambitious thought provoking projects. Influenced by the talent and training of the interpersonal acting, transpersonal acting as well as ensemble group theatre directors of the 1950's, Kathleen strives towards a product that tells a story, creating pictures and moments within the scene work. A knack for a creative eye and accomplishing visually stunning pictures of character and costume as well as commitment to ensemble process and the importance of warm ups, theatre games, and sense of community, has led her to a career of quality productions in a myriad of artistic, expressive, academic and inspiring work.

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Classroom Locations

* It’s important to know that some classes may be held in other locations that may not be listed below. Locations will be specified accordingly in class descriptions.

Weehawken Ridgway

Primary staff office
1075 Sherman Street
Ridgway, CO 81432
(970) 318-0150

The Sherbino Theater

604 Clinton Street
Ridgway, CO 81432

Hypoxia Gym

1900 550 Uncompahgre National Forest
Ouray, CO 81432

Weehawken Montrose

310 S 9th Street
Montrose, CO 81401

Wright Opera House

472 Main Street
Ouray, CO 81427

Montrose Field House

25 Colorado Ave. 
Montrose, CO 81401