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Summer Youth Programs at Purchase College Offer Free Events This Summer

Date Released: 7/20/2009

The Youth Summer Programs at Purchase College will offer free Friday afternoon events this summer.   Plays, concerts and exhibits will showcase the accomplishments of the young actors, dancers, artists, and musicians participating in the programs. The events will take place in various buildings on campus.   For information call 914-251-6506.

The summer programs are offered by the Purchase College School of Liberal Studies and Continuing Education located at 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY.  Programs run as two-week and four week sessions, and include classes for young writers, filmmakers, and photographers. The Young Bards group work with professionals to learn about Shakespeare’s plays and participate in performances, and the Youth Theatre has students learn scenes from favorite musicals and also participate in performances.  Call 914-251-6508 or visit www.purchase.edu/Departments/AcademicPrograms/CE/Youth/.

July 24  Young Artists Exhibit
 2-3 PM  School of Art+Design Building Room 1018

July 24 Film Institute
Screening of independent films made by the students
1 PM  Choral Hall Music Building

August 7 Young Artists Exhibit
2-3 PM  Art+Design Building First Floor Hallway

August 7 Photography Institute Exhibit
1-3 PM  Art+Design Building Room 0031

August 7 Visual Arts Institute Exhibit
1-3 PM  Art+Design Building First Floor Hallway

August 7
Young Filmmakers Film Screening
2 PM  Choral Hall Music Building

August 7
Young Bards
Performance of Shakespeare’s Henry V
2 PM  Theatre X  on the Plaza

August 7
Shakespeare Institute
Performance To Be Announced
12 Noon Humanities Theatre, Durst Family Humanities Building

August 7
Theatre Institute
 Performance of The Boyfriend
2:30 PM Humanities Theatre, Durst Family Humanities Building