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Create Your Own Play

PI: Sessions Theater Workshop with Director-Actress Tannis Kowalchuk

PI: Sessions at the Downtown Barn in Liberty is a FREE program for teens to come together to explore their interest and do something positive over the course of the year.

A fun day making original theater with director-actress Tannis Kowalchuk! Teens will work together to develop topics, invent scenarios, and create their own theater skits and scenes. The class begins with fun theater exercises, engaging games, singing, music, brain-storming, and free writing.  The day culminates with the creation and presentation of original theater material created by the participants in a variety of genres and formats.


Downtown Barn is located at 14 Darbee Lane, Liberty, NY 12754.

Funding for Project: Identity is provided by James and Kelly Schmitt. Funding for education, outreach and museum programming for individuals and families is provided by generous individuals, foundations and agencies including: Montreign Resort Casino, American Gift Fund, John N. Blackman Sr. Foundation, Annelise Gerry and Family, Robyn Gerry, IBM, Joan Kaplan, the Monticello Motor Club, the Museum Association of New York, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the Rhulen Loughlin Family -- in memory of Trevor John Loughlin, and James and Kelly Schmitt. Transportation and tuition assistance made possible in part by First Niagara Foundation, Dan and Joan Silna, and the Williams Endowed Education Fund at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.