Amenia’s holiday show to hold tryouts
AMENIA — Children interested in the theatrical and performing arts are encouraged to try out for Amenia’s Free Performing Arts Program in October.
The audition will be for the town’s holiday performance.
The program is led by instructor Heather Holohan-Guarnieri and begins on Saturday, Oct. 8 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Amenia Town Hall Auditorium, located at 4988 Route 22.
Amenia Councilwoman Vicki Doyle encourages students in grade three through high school to participate. They should register by Wednesday, Oct. 5.
This 10-week program culminates in a final show, Doyle said in an email.
Amenia’s annual Musical Revue is planned for Saturday, Dec. 17. The winter holiday performance will feature popular show tunes from musicals like “Frozen” and “Elf.”
Doyle added that no prior dance experience or knowledge is needed to audition.
Registration forms are now available at the Amenia Town Hall, the Amenia Free Library, at 3309 Route 343, and online, at www.ameniany.gov.
For more information, contact Town Clerk Dawn Marie Klingner at 845-373-8860, ext. 100 or email Miss Heather at Studioon22@live.com.
The program is made possible with a grant from Berkshire Taconic Foundation’s Northeast Dutchess Fund and the Town of Amenia.
— Whitney Joseph