Theatre workshop students to take the stage


STUDENTS TAKING PART in Small Town Theatrics youth theatre workshop will present a showcase performance on Friday, July 6 at 7 p.m. in the Coal City Performing Arts Center. The evening will consist of group and solo performances and a sneak peak of the theatre company's summer musical “Newsies.” Student participants Stephen Byersand Dane Noffsinger join fellow workshop participants in rehearsing a number for the performance. Courtesy photo

Students taking part in a two-week youth theatre workshop invite the community to see what they've been working on at a showcase performance on Friday, July 6.
Small Town Theatrics, a community theatre company based in Coal City, with assistance from the Coal City High School Drama Club is hosting the workshop that has been attended by over 40 students in fourth to ninth grades.
Under the direction of Shanan D'Agostino and Jack Micetich, with assistance from Joey Fatigante and Addey Connor, the students are exploring various aspects of theatrical performance while preparing for the showcase that will highlight what they have learned.
In addition to group numbers from musicals including “Seussical,”  “The Sound of Music,” “Footloose” and “Shrek” there will be a few solo performances and the cast of Small Town Theatrics production of “Newsies,” will provide a sneak peak of their show, which is set for July 26 to 29.
The showcase will take place in the Coal City Performing Arts Center at Coal City High School, 655 W. Division St., at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person and will be sold at the door beginning at 6 p.m.
Proceeds from the performance will go to support Small Town Theatrics’ mission of providing individuals with opportunities to participate in and enjoy the performing arts.