Youth drama, band return

After-school youth drama group and band instruction returning this week.

PORT McNEILL—The Gate House Community Society has renewed its after-school youth drama group and plans a pair of performances for later this fall for students in Grade 4 and older.

There is no cost to students to attend.

After-school sessions are hosted at Gate House Community Theatre each Thursday from 3:30-5 p.m., featuring theatre games with dialogue, characterization and entrances.

Auditions for the first production, A Mother Goose Mystery, are scheduled for Oct. 9, with the show to be presented at the theatre Saturday, Oct. 25, at 6:30 p.m.

November’s instruction includes theatre games, voice, ensemble and improvisation, and an audition is scheduled for Nov. 13 for a production of Christmas-themed skits. The performance will take place during a Community Christmas Concert Nov. 29.

 

Toot your horn

Beginner and intermediate band instruction is also returning, with sessions each Wednesday and Thursday evening at Port Hardy Secondary School.

Pacific Winds, under the instruction of Shawn Gough, invites musical newcomers to beginner band lessons Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. in the PHSS band room (alongside the school’s theatre).

Those with basic knowledge in reading and playing music are invited to intermediate band each Wednesday from 6-7 p.m.

Instrument rentals are available. Cost is $100 per student and covers the full school year. Open to youth and adults. To sign up or for more info, drop by the band room during a session or call Gough, 250-949-8888 days or 250-902-2664 evenings.

 

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