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Children's Theatre Workshop begins in September

The New Mexico State University's Theatre Arts Department will begin its 25th Children's Theatre Workshop Sept. 8 at the Hershel Zohn Theatre and will run until the second week of May.

Under the direction of theater professor Ruth Cantrell, this year's after school workshop will be filled with laughter as all classes focus on comedy.

Students in grades 1-3 will explore ancient Rome and the antics of Roman comedy from 3:30 to 5 p.m. beginning Sept. 8. Students in grades 4-8 will explore the world of Commedia del Arte and its hosts of stock characters like Harlequin and Pantelone from 4 to 5 p.m. beginning Sept. 10.

Cost of the program is $270 or $30 per month.

For more information and registration forms, call the NMSU theater office at (575) 646-4517.