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Greenbrier Valley Theatre’s spring education classes enrollment

Greenbrier Valley Theatre (GVT) is excited for the upcoming spring education classes: GVTots I (age 5-6) and II (age 7-8), GVTweens (age 9-11), GVTeens (age 12-18) and the year-long GVTeen Conservatory (age 13-18). Enrollment for spring classes is open now until Jan. 16 by contacting Education Director Courtney Susman.

This semester students will be focusing on Spring Showcases. Every student in the after-school program will be cast. Rehearsals for the showcases will take place during class every week. There will be two additional technical rehearsals outside of class.

Spring Showcases are as follows:

• GVTots I & II: The Day the Crayons Quit Apr. 14 at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.

• GVTweens: The Emperor’s New Clothes Apr. 21 at 6 and 8 p.m.

• GVTeens: Beauty and the Beast May 19 at 6 and 8 p.m.

• GVTeen Conservatory: Almost, Maine & All in the Timing May 12 and 13 at 7 p.m.

After-school classes begin Monday, Jan. 19 and run through May 20, on the following schedule:

Monday classes

• Tweens 4-5 p.m.

• Conservatory 5:15-6:45 p.m.

Tuesday classes

• Tots I from 4-5 p.m.

• Tots II 5:15-6:15 p.m.

Wednesday classes

• Teens 4-5 p.m.

• Conservatory 5:15-6:45 p.m.

“It’s been a very important part of my growing up. I can’t imagine my life without it now,” said Lindsey Feamster. “It makes talking to people easier and makes me more outgoing.”

Feamster is a GVTeen Conservatory student and has been enrolled in GVT’s After-School program for seven years

Registration is open now until Jan. 16 by contacting the Education Director, Courtney Susman. Tuition is $80 per semester or $150 for both spring and spring semesters, if registering for the entire year. Tuition is $65 per semester for each additional child in the same family. Need-based scholarships are available. For scholarship applications, to register or additional information contact Courtney Susman at courtney@gvtheatre.org or call the Education Office at 304-645-3838 opt. 8.

Chloe Johnson, Lachelle Wise and Alexis Wise in the 2014 GVTeen Spring Showcase Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Photo courtesy of Greenbrier Valley Theatre)
Chloe Johnson, Lachelle Wise and Alexis Wise in the 2014 GVTeen Spring Showcase Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Photo courtesy of Greenbrier Valley Theatre)

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