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The Gleekers in Ridgway: Youth Music and Dance Theater Workshop with Kathleen O'Mara

A one week workshop culminating with performances of song and dance ranging from Contemporary, Classic & Broadway hits!

A one week workshop culminating with performances of song and dance ranging from Contemporary, Classic & Broadway hits! Students and teaching artists create a fully produced performance that will entertain audiences of all ages. The workshop will focus in voice and choreography element of a performance piece, with individual, duet & ensemble numbers, directed by Kathleen O'Mara: a Teaching Artist, Producer and Director of Performing Arts since 1992. Tuition for the week is $125, and includes a Friday Night performance at Sherbino Theater and a Sunday daytime performance on stage at Ridgway Rendezvous.

Teaching Artist, Producer and Director of Performing and Visual arts since 1992. Known for being dedicated to innovative quality staged productions, Kathleen has worked with thousands of students across the nation on hundreds of performance pieces. Historical content performance pieces, student original works, Musical Theatre, Shakespeare, Film Making, Animation and Classic Dramatic works, are all based on a background in Educational Theatre Arts, and experience.

Kathleen is equally comfortable with small or large casts, novice or experienced actors of all ages. Kathleen's programming talents and curriculum, creates a strong platform for fast-paced process oriented work that ties together structure and organizational skills of teaching with freedoms of ambitious thought provoking projects. Influenced by the talent and training of the interpersonal acting, transpersonal acting as well as ensemble group theatre directors of the 1950's, Kathleen strives towards a product that tells a story, creating pictures and moments within the scene work. A knack for a creative eye and accomplishing visually stunning pictures of character and costume as well as commitment to ensemble process and the importance of warm ups, theatre games, and sense of community, has led her to a career of quality productions in a myriad of artistic, expressive, academic and inspiring work.

  • August 5-9, 12:00 - 5:00pm
  • The Sherbino Theater - 604 Clinton Street
  • $145 tuition. Ages 7-17

610 Arts Collective

610 Clinton Street, Ridgway CO 81432

The Sherbino Theater

604 Clinton Street, Ridgway CO 81432

Montrose Field House

25 Colorado Avenue, Montrose CO 81401

Weehawken Ridgway

1075 Sherman Street, Ridgway CO 81432


It’s important to know that some classes may be held in other locations that may not be listed above. Locations will be specified accordingly in class descriptions.

Our staff is  located at 610 Arts Collective.

Mailing address

PO Box 734, Ridgway CO 81432
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