Renfrew Institute’ s 25th Annual YOUTH FESTIVAL Youth Fest 2014 SUNDAY, MAY 25, 2014 A LL Donations F R E E ! Accepted Much Ado About FUN for YOU! 1:00 ONLY – All the World’s a Stage! Faction of Fools Master Class… This workshop invites students 8 and older to explore the world of Commedia dell’Arte theatrical performance. Please wear clothes and shoes in which you can move freely. See back of flier for details. WORKSHOP SESSIONS AT 1:00 AND 3:30 2:15 PM–Featured Performance: The Faction of Fools Theatre Company presents “THE COMPLETE PACKAGE” Capitano Virtuoso has sent his servant, Richelina, to retrieve an order he’s been eagerly awaiting—but before this package can find its way home, it will go on a journey all over town, slipping through the hands of a wily servant, a starstruck lover, and two greedy old men. Join Faction of Fools, DC’s award-winning Commedia dell’arte Theatre Company, for this jam-packed two-person 50 minute adventure! Devised and Performed by Paul Reisman and Rachel Spicknall Mulford Faction of Fools retains all rights for this production. Photography or the use of any audio or video recording devices is strictly prohibited. Produced by Faction of Fools Theatre Company Winner of the 2012 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company www.factionoffools.org • Washington, DC Open to all ages. Pre-register to ensure activity choice. Call 717-762-0373. • Tom McFarland, a true renaissance man, will lead an Artful Escapade! (all ages) • Craft a Flower Power Bookmark to save the page! G.G. Stangle will guide the creative process! (all ages) • Hats Off! Young Maidens and Masters, adorn yourselves! Make a Flower Crown or Henry Hat with Cheryl and Gabby Mankins. (8 & up) • Capture the Sun! as you create a Faux Stained Glass Sun Catcher with the Queens of Craft Kim Sheffler and Traci Walizer. (all ages) DAY-LONG ACTIVITIES /PRESENTERS: • CLIMB Rapunzel’s Tower! (Okay, it’s a rock wall!) with help from Tuscarora District Mason-Dixon Council of Boy Scouts of America! • PADDLE in the creek! with Mr. Mike and Valerie, who will share their kayaks and paddling skills! (Bring water shoes, dry clothes for later and a towel.) • BECOME a Puppet Master! Make a Shakespearean Puppet and let your imagination bring it to life! Jill, Emily & Betsy Morningstar will lead the way. • SPY critters! To be, or not to be… A FROG! Join Sheila and Brian Eyler for an “up close” peek at tadpoles, frogs and other critters. You’ll learn interesting facts about creatures you can spy in the nearby glade and glen. • PLAY games of the Renaissance with Dottie and Laura Fawks…Ball and Cup, Hide Fox and All After, Hoodman Blind, Bo Peep, Cherry Pit, Fox and Geese • CREATE a Family Crest. Learn about the parts of a family crest, make your very own, then display it for all to see on the clothesline exhibit. • SEARCH for a Sentiment! Expand your knowledge of Shakespearian language as you trek through the park in search of clues. (all ages) • ENTER the Bard’s Castle! “Agricultural architect” Gerald Reichard and friends will create a “growing” castle. Play inside ours at Youth Fest, then ask Gerald about building your own! • MASK your secret identity when you create a “Mask on a Stick” with Anita Pfeuffer. 1989–2014 Celebrating 25 Years of Fun for Kids! 1:00 PM—All the World’s a Stage! Faction of Fools Master Class… This workshop invites students 8 and older to explore the world of Commedia dell’Arte theatrical performance. Learn about classic Commedia characters, about their masks and why they wear them, and about the traditional appeal of this Renaissance-era drama form that is still alive and well today. Please wear clothes and shoes in which you can move freely, and come prepared to have FUN!! Free, but pre-registration is required. 4:30–5:30 PM – Relax in the shade of the Kentucky Coffee Bean trees on the back lawn… icnic Pack a ep, or buy as you enjoy live musical entertainment by the from homr lunch Waynesboro Children’s Theatre Troupe, when they present you rk! at the pa “Songs through the Decades” with music from the 1950s to current hits. Since 1995, WCTT has provided opportunities for children’s drama experiences through the production of such classics as The Wizard of Oz, Cinderella, Oliver & South Pacific. Come on out to the museum house lawn, spread out your picnic blanket, & groove! Food Stand Concessionaires: St. Andrew Youth Group—Support a good cause & satisfy cravings for lunch & snacks! In case of rain, activities will be held at Waynesboro Area Middle School. Renfrew Institute’s Youth Festival is underwritten by a grant from Youth Festival is also made possible in part by contributions to the Today’s Horizon Fund by The Nora Roberts Foundation, Alma W. Oyer, APX Enclosures, Inc., and the Carolyn Terry Eddy Family: Carolyn, with daughters Connie Fleagle & Kim Larkin.
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