ETC Arts Festival for Children grades K-5 Saturday, Jan. 10 at PSU

January 4th, 2009 by Adam

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Children in grades kindergarten through five are invited to participate in the annual Educational Theatre Collaborative (ETC)Children’s Arts Festival, Saturday, Jan. 10 at Plymouth State University.

This special event offers an opportunity for children to learn different aspects of the arts—dance, theatre, fine arts—while at the same time experiencing the themes of the current production. This year’s festival activities will be planned around themes from the 2009 production, The Wizard of Oz.

Festival hours are 8:30 a.m. through 2 p.m., at the Silver Center for the Arts on Main Street in Plymouth.

Workshops will include:

Merry Old Land of Oz: Music with Christine Munz

We’re Off to See the Wizard: Dance with Brenna Crawley

A Horse of A Different Color: Art with Denise Plante-Renaud

We’re Not in Kansas Anymore: Acting with Fran Page

There’s No Place Like Home: Language Arts with Karen McLoud

If I Only Had A Brain: Finale Performance with Master Juggler Jim Gleich

The Children’s Festival fee is $35 per child, at the door. Please submit one registration fee and form per child. A registration form is available online at

Participants should bring a bag lunch. Snacks will be provided. For further information, contact Robb Dimmick, festival coordinator, at

The Wizard of Oz will be performed January 21-25 at Plymouth State University and February 6 and 7 at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord.

Performance tickets are available at (603) 535-ARTS or (800) 779-3869 (Plymouth), or (603) 225-1111(Concord) for tickets. Tickets for Plymouth performances are also available online at The Capitol Center ticket Web is

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