Something to be Glad About January 12

January 9th, 2008 by Adam

characterThe Educational Theatre Collaborative (ETC), Plymouth State University’s award-winning community theatre program, presents Something to be Glad About, a daylong arts festival for children currently in grades K-6. Festival themes are based on the 2008 ETC production, Pollyanna.

The festival, which features workshops in dance, language arts, acting, art and music, is scheduled from 8 a.m.–2 p.m. Saturday, Jan.12 at the Silver Center for the Arts on Main Street in Plymouth.

Children should bring a bag lunch.

Registration is $35,payable by check to Plymouth State University, mailed to Deb Stalnaker, MSC 21, Plymouth State University, 17 High Street, Plymouth, N.H. 03264, or by credit card. Contact Deb Stalnaker at (603) 535-2933. Some scholarships are available.

The Festival is hosted by ETC, a collaborative arts organization sponsored by Plymouth State University, Friends of the Arts and Plymouth Elementary School.

Workshops include:

The Pollyanna Polka: Dance with Breanna Crawley

Tea Time with Aunt Polly: Language Arts with Karen McCloud

The Glad Game: Acting with Fran Page

Prisms and Rainbows: Arts with Denise Plante-Renaud

Songs to Make You Happy: Music with Christine Munz.

For festival information, contact Robb Dimmick, festival coordinator, at

Performance dates for this year’s production, Pollyanna,are January 23–26 at 7 p.m.; January 26 and 27 at 2 p.m., in the Hanaway Theatre.

Tickets are available at the Silver Center Box Office, (603) 535-ARTS, or online at>. Tickets are $22-20 for adults, and $18-16 for seniors and youth.

For ETC information, logon to http://www.plymouth

[Ed. Note: information for the media is available at]

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