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New Mexico State to offer Children's Theater Workshop

This summer the New Mexico State University theater department is offering students from grades three through nine the opportunity to learn acting skills and the chance to participate in a play.


he direction of department head Ruth Cantrell, the Children's Theater Workshop will be held July 16-27 at the Hershel Zohn Theater on the university campus. The workshop will meet for two hours a day, 10 a.m. to noon, and culminates with the one-time-only performance of New Mexico State faculty member Tom Smith's play "Marguerita's Secret Diary." The play will be presented at 6 p.m. July 27, and all are invited to attend.

Smith's play centers around a young girl whose mother is from Mexico, father is from Colorado, and grandparents from the Ute Reservation. Growing up she has heard many different stories and decides to tell the three of them.

Enrollment for the workshop is limited. The cost is $100. For more information call Cantrell at (505) 646-4517.