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Spokane Civic Theatre’s RADAR offer classes in acting, musical theater and creativity

After a successful three-day event last summer, Spokane Civic Theatre’s RADAR has expanded to include a week’s worth of acting, creativity and musical theater masterclasses for students, ages approximately 14 to 22, of all training and experience levels.

Workshops at this summer’s RADAR include “Landing the Audition,” “Dramatic Character Development,” “Mastering a Monologue,” “Movement for the Stage,” “Actors’ Studio Intensive” and “Singing in a Production.”

Each day will also begin with a group creativity symposium.

New to this year’s program is a showcase, held the final day of RADAR, during which each participant will perform material they’ve developed over the course of the week, plus several production numbers and scenes.

RADAR instructors include choreographer Heidy Cartwright, music director Henry McNulty, actor/director Melody Deatherage, actor/director Troy Nickerson, resident director Kathie Doyle-Lipe, Lewis and Clark High School Tiger Drama department director and choreographer Greg Pschirrer, Spokane Civic Theatre Lifetime Achievement Awardee Jean Hardie, actor/director/production manager Dawn Taylor Reinhardt, director Heather McHenry-Kroetch, creative consultant Jake Schaefer and actor/director Marianne McLaughlin.

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