The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa will present a theatre workshop on Saturday, June 17th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center. Under the instruction of veteran teachers and performers Brent and Lindsey Jones, the one-day event will explore many aspects of theatre and will be composed of Acting, Improv, Musical Performance and Dance in one-hour increments.
The workshop is available to students in grades K-5th with registration limited to 15 students in grades K-2 and 15 students in grades 3-5. The registration fee is $40 with lunch included. To secure a spot, payment must be made by cash, money order, or check payable to The Arts Council. Additionally, payment can be made online through Square, subject to a 10% service charge (contact us at email@example.com for the payment link).
To register, visit the following link to a Google form: https://tinyurl.com/artscountheatrework
This event is brought to you by The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa. The Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center is located at 620 Greensboro Avenue in downtown Tuscaloosa.
Brent Jones has been performing for over 40 years and teaching theatre for 30. He has served as artistic director of TCT in the past and directed countless shows in Tuscaloosa for the ACT, TCT, Hillcrest High School, Bryant High School and Central Elementary. He is currently the drama teacher at Hillcrest High School. Some of Brent’s favorite roles include “Jeckyll/Hyde” in Jeckyll and Hyde, “Snoopy” in Snoopy, “Archibald” in Secret Garden and “The Baker” in Into the Woods. Brent is excited to play the role of “Pairot” in Murder on the Orient Express with the ACT in June. He will also be directing Something Rotten for the ACT in September. In his free time, Brent enjoys playing tennis and singing karaoke.
Lindsey has been performing in musical theatre for over 30 years. She has choreographed 21 shows in Tuscaloosa and taught at various theatre camps over the years. It has always felt very special to get to share her love of theatre with her husband, Brent, who took a chance on her with choreography in 2007. Since then, they have collaborated countless times on shows, camps, showcases and performances with multiple schools and organizations. They share a son, Baker, who also has a love for theatre and has already participated in many productions himself. Some of Lindsey’s favorite past roles include “Tanya” in Mamma Mia last summer, “Amy” in Company, “Velma” in Hairspray and “Logainne” in 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. By day, Lindsey works at the University of Alabama.