Submitted by Julie Ulmer / Ouachita Little Theater
Ouachita Little Theatre has a goal to entertain and assist our community during the restrictions imposed by the COVID19 crisis. OLT will be holding classes for students interested in various aspects of theater arts. For the small fee of $10 per week, there will be introductory instruction for Tap Dancing, Costuming 101, and Set Building and Design. Classes began September 14 and will run through November 19. Late registrations will be accepted.
Gini Burt is the instructor for the dance class. Basics in tap will be taught and a final routine will be mastered as the final project. Participants must provide their own dance shoes and classes will be held Mondays from 4-5 PM.
Instructors for the costuming class are Sharon Hose and Linda Craig. This introductory class will teach basic hand stitching as well as basic machine sewing. Final project will include designing costumes for a few characters of a show. Classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-5 PM.
The class for set building includes basic woodworking skills as well as designing a set with lighting for a show. The final project may include a model of a set. Instructors are Scotty Jenkins and Robby Burt and will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-5 PM.
All classes will be held at Ouachita Little Theatre (except for the Costuming class which will be at the 4H building) and will be limited in number. You can still register for all classes by calling 479-234-3902. CDC social distancing guidelines will be followed, and students should bring their own mask.