Friday, April 5, 2013
The Bully Project was created to teach children about bullying and what to do if it happens to them or someone they know.
After a problem with bullying hit too close to home, Education Director and Theatre Teacher at Creative Arts Kelly Walsh decided to integrate that subject matter into her theatre classes. The Bully Project is a play the children will perform April 12 at the Reading Public Library. Because she is always looking for new and interesting topics for her acting classes, Walsh thought of The Bully Project last fall and decided to implement it this year. It all started when her son dealt with a bully in middle school. "My oldest son started middle school and in the first couple of weeks we had a bully problem on our hands," she said. "A boy at the school was teasing my son and it got to the point that he was punched in the bathroom. My son was …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Art exhibit and musical performance planned.
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Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The first ever interdisciplinary week at Creative Arts started with a jungle beat.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The following was submitted by Creative Arts: The first ever interdisciplinary week at CREATIVE ARTS started Summer 2012 camp off with a jungle beat! Students got a taste of art, music and theater in this fun, exciting and non-stop immersive arts experiment. In “Carnival!” students explored the rhythms of Brazilian samba, the costumes of Carnival and the theatrics of puppet shows. Studying everything from the flora and fauna of the Amazon rainforest to the elaborate costume designs of David Cage and Alexander McQueen, students gathered inspiration from many sources to create their unique costumes. For the final day, campers showed off their Carnival pride to friends and family with a colorful parade of Samba Schools, creative puppet plays …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
During February vacation week, Creative Arts is offering vacation sessions in Theatre or Art. Here is a list of the programs being offered, click the links to see Creative Arts flyer: Theatre Workshop - Roald Dahl's Matilda Feb 20-24, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (ages 6-16) Note: Takes place at Union Congregational Church in North Reading. Art Workshop - Mixed Bag Media Feb 21-23, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. (ages 3-5) ADULTS! - Stained Glass Workshop Feb 21-23, 6 - 8 p.m. (ages 15+) For more information and to register please visit www.weteachcreativearts.org.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Tickets are now on sale at the Wine Bunker or the January 21 mixer to support Creative Arts.
Tickets are now on sale at the Wine Bunker for a Wine and Beer Tasting with Food Pairings Fundraiser to support Creative Arts. Buy your tickets now and save. The tasting will feature 15 different wines plus specialty crafted beer selections along with live music and raffle prizes. We even have you covered with babysitting at Creative Arts - only $5/child including drinks and pizza. The event will take place Saturday, January 21 from 6-8 p.m. at the Wine Bunker.
Monday, December 19, 2011
For Monday, Dec. 19, check out registration for the 2012 Creative Arts Courses.
[Editor's note: The information below was issued in a press statement from Creative Arts of Reading.] Creative Arts Winter 2012 Courses are here! Don't let the cold slow you down this winter. Keep that creative spark alive with Creative Arts in Reading! Join one of our many courses in Theatre, Art and Music for ages 3 to adult. With classes ranging from Songwriting to Kinetic Sculpture to Imaginative Acting there is something for everyone this winter! Check out our 2012 Winter Course Catalog to see what strikes your creative spark! Click here for the entire catalog! Creative Arts is a non-profit community school dedicated to fostering a passion for the arts by providing exceptional instruction in visual and performing arts to a diverse …
Friday, August 19, 2011
Beauty and the Beast, live music and zumba are all on tap this weekend.
Looking for something to do over the next few days? Here are some ideas: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Where/when: Union Congregational Church, Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 5 p.m. Why go: Creative Arts presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Cost: Tickets are $10 per person. Call 781-942-9600 to reserve tickets in advance. HORSESHOE GRILLE CONTEST Where/when: Horseshoe Grille, all weekend. Why go: Come up with a name for their new Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream Pie and win a free ice cream cake from Mad Maggie's. Cost: Free. Stop in, enjoy dinner, and enter their contest. ZUMBA Where/when: Health Time Fitness, Sunday from 8 to 9 a.m. Why go: Get in shape and have fun at the same time. Cost: Free for newcomers, $10 for club members, and $12…
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Disney's Beauty and the Beast will be performed by Creative Arts students this weekend at the Union Congregational Church.
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
The following was submitted by Creative Arts: Creative Arts presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with two performances, Friday, August 19, 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, August 20, 5:00 p.m. at the Union Congregational Church, 148 Haverhill Street in North Reading. Tickets are $10 per person and may be reserved in advance by calling the Creative Arts office at 781.942.9600. Theatre Director Angela Merrill is excited about the cast, "There are so many talented kids this year. It was really difficult to cast (the show) - but in a good way! The performances are going to be amazing." Creative Arts traditionally ends the summer camp season with a production of a favorite family musical. This year, the musical theatre camp takes on an exciting …