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  • New Hampshire Theatre Project Offers Two New Programs Open to youth & teens ages 10-17

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    October 10, 2017
    Press information: New Hampshire Theatre Project, 959 Islington St, Portsmouth, NH
    Tamre Steinhauer, 603-431-6644 ext. 1; tamre@nhtheatreproject.org
     
    New Hampshire Theatre Project
    Offers Two New Programs
    Open to youth & teens ages 10-17
     
    Are you serious about learning the craft of design (lighting, scenic, sound, costumes), or writing for the stage? Then NHTP’s Tech Troupe and Playwright’s Lab are for you!
     
    The NHTP Tech Troupe will explore all aspects of stagecraft and theatrical design including lighting, scenic design, sound, costumes and stage management.  Participants will offer technical support for all Youth Repertory Company productions.  Some participants may also have the opportunity to work on NHTP Main Stage productions.  Attendance at all workshops, master classes, rehearsals and performances is mandatory.  Although some conflicts can be accommodated with advance notice, The NHTP Tech Troupe is a commitment that requires priority. 
     
    FALL SESSION (October 17-November 28, 2017)  - The NHTP Tech Troupe will meet on Tuesdays, 5:00-6:45 pm, and provide technical support for Youth Repertory Company Scene Study showcase performances on December 1-3, 2017.  Tech rehearsals November 28-30, 2017.
     
    The Playwright's Lab, now in its second year, offers young writers the opportunity to tackle the craft of writing for theatre, in a supportive and challenging environment.  This young writers group focuses on the creation of new works for the stage, though collaborative critique and technical skill building.  Attendance at all workshops, master classes, rehearsals and performances is mandatory. Although some conflicts can be accommodated with advance notice, The Playwright's Lab is a commitment that requires priority. Students are encouraged to learn about all aspects of writing classical, modern and experimental texts for theatre performance.  Students will work as individuals, and in small and large groups to develop their writing; Playwright's Lab participants will also showcase their work along with the Youth Repertory Company performers.
     
    FALL SESSION (October 17-November 28, 2017)  - Skill-building sessions focused on theme, plot, story and dialogue -as well as the development of strategies for writing, including games, activities and processes.  Students will also explore the work of historical and contemporary playwrights, providing context for their own work.  The Lab meets on Tuesdays, 5:00-6:45 pm.  A final showcase of work will be part of the Youth Repertory Company Scene Study performances on December1-3.  Tech rehearsals November 28-30, 2017.
     
     
    For additional information, or to register for the NHTP Tech Troupe and The Playwright’s Lab, please visit our website: www.nhtheatreproject.org or call 603-431-6644 ext. 3.
    Contact:
    Tamre Steinhauer, Administrative Coordinator
    tamre@nhtheatreproject.org, (603) 431-6644