A total of 60 boys and girls are being transformed into actors and actresses this week at the Wieting Theatre and Opera House. They are exploring the exciting world of theatre with the help of three professional actors from the Old Creamery Theatre in Amana.
Students have the privilege of working with Lizzie Rainville from Minnetonka, Minn., Jeff Haffner originally from Cleveland, Ohio, and Katie Colletta from Rockton, Ill. Three local assistant directors also have the opportunity to be part of this exciting show as well including South Tama High School students Carrie Cibula, Mackenzie McFate,and Michael Cahow.
The young thespians will be performing the popular musical, Merlin's Apprentice and the Deadly Dragon, on stage at the Wieting Theatre this Saturday, July 27. There will be an 11 a.m. show as well as a 2 p.m. performance.
Ticket price is $3 with concessions available. Advanced tickets can be purchased at 8 a.m.. or 11:30 a.m. on Friday. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door on Saturday. Please plan on attending to support your friends and neighbors, our local talent.
This quality camp was made possible because of a $2,500 grant from the Tama County Community Foundation an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa. The camp t-shirts in the photo were purchased by SKIP (Supporting Kids in Prevention). The Wieting Guild plans on making this an annual event.