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Register for Whatchamawhozits’ Play Shop

By Laura Moore
Special to The PREVIEW

Photo courtesy Cynda Green
Youngsters work with an original script as part of the Whatchamawhozits’ theatre project at the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts. Thingamajig Theatre Company’s children’s division is starting up another round of classes on Jan. 18. This spring, participants will focus on improvisation, speech, character development and stage presence.

Thingamajig Theatre Company’s children’s division is starting up another round of class on Jan. 18.

This spring, the class will focus on improvisation, speech, character development and stage presence.

The class is held every Friday after school from Jan. 18 to March 1, from 1:45 to 3:30 p.m. The Whatchamawhozits will perform an improv show on Saturday, March 2, to display their talents and delight the audience.

Class is taught by Laura Moore, who has years of experience running the children’s theatre program at the Backstage Theatre in Breckenridge, being the educational director for the Lake Dillon Theatre Summer Camp, as well as performing in and direction numerous professional productions, including the nationally-renowned Arvada Center Children’s Theatre program.

The class is open to kids 7-12 years of age.

Cost is $75. Registration forms can be found on the Center for the Arts website: www.pagosacenter.org under the tab “Whatchamawhozits.” You can drop off registration forms to the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts at 2313 Eagle Drive or put them in the mail to the same address.

Fall classes usually fill up quickly, so be sure to register early. If you are interested in sponsoring a child by means of  a scholarship call Laura Moore at (970) 507-0408.

This story was posted on January 10, 2013.