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The Center For The Arts Presents A Play in 2 Days: A Workshop **SOLD OUT**

Tuesday and Wednesday April 12th & 13th


  • Ages 7-15 | Fee: $95


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In just two days, participants will experience the excitement of producing a play from start to finish! As an ensemble, the group will rehearse and bring to life a script, and then perform their creation for friends and family at the end of the second day. ​ Everyone will be involved in all aspects of staging the play: Auditions, blocking, working with props/costumes, ensemble work, characterization and a final show production. ​ The goal is to have fun, make new friends and build some confidence, all while creating A PLAY IN 2 DAYS! The script will be fun and challenging for all levels of theatrical experience.




(Each Day) There will be 2 mini breaks and a lunch break within each 5.5 hr. day.

Your child must bring:

Water bottle (Water on site to refill as day progresses)

1-2 healthy & non-messy snack(s)

Healthy & non-messy lunch (juice or water preferred)



Clothing should be appropriate and easy to move in. 

Shoes must stay on securely while we work and play. 

No flip flops, boots or exposed toes.

Rubber soles are preferred. 

Hair/bangs should be pulled back and out of face.



Child’s clothing will be costume base for the PLAY. 

No large words or images on clothing; bright/colorful solids or prints/patterns are preferred.

Shoes must stay on securely while we work and play.

No flip flops, boots or exposed toes. Rubber soles are preferred.

Hair/bangs should be pulled back and out of face.


Instructor: Paulette Gilbert
Location: Off Center Stage: 315 Richardson St. Grass Valley Ca 95945
Dates: April 12th & April 13th
Time: 10:00am-3:30pm

Ages: 7-15





About the Instructor

Paulette Gilbert has worked with children for nearly 30 years as a teacher, actor and director. She holds a BA in Early Childhood Education and a Master’s degree in Theatre from Louisiana Tech University. Her extensive experience with professional companies across the country includes a national tour with the Missoula Children’s Theatre. For the past 15 years she has taught and produced theatre for young people in Nevada County. She directed seven Children’s Theatre Ensemble productions for Center Stage Dance Studio, performed at the North Star House. Paulette is also a professional Costume Designer, primarily for the B Street Theatre in Sacramento and locally for Sierra Stages.


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The Center is expanding their arts education offerings to adults with creative workshops and classes. These programs are for adults 17+. Locations range from in-house to virtual depending on the program and current COVID guidelines. The Center is committed to providing creative offerings to the community in these challenging times.

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