West Cornwall’s Grumbling Gryphons’ summer camp starts Aug. 9

WEST CORNWALL — Grumbling Gryphons will hold a 6-working day theater arts camp intense Aug. 9-14, at Grumbling Gryphons property headquarters, 29 Lake Rd West Cornwall.

The 2021 Grumbling Gryphons Yearly Theater Arts Camp is for small children ages 6- 16. Leslie Elias, inventive director will immediate the theatrical production, “St. George and The Dragon”. Theater assistants Katherine Almquist, Daniel Saed, Kaitlyn Carozzo and Rachel Clay will act in the present, along with the small children, who will make masks, sing, dance, act and get the job done as a crew in all aspects of the production. Ellen Moon’s vibrant costumes and masks will be featured in the general performance, and Moon will carry out as The Golden Woman big puppet after the clearly show, joined by the Berkshire Stompers led by Charlie Kiel.

Rachel Gall, Kathy Lyon and Jane Prentice of However Homegrown Band will teach tunes during camp and will execute with the Continue to, The Homegrown Band for the efficiency and festivities to follow.


According to Elias, “St. George and The Dragon” is a classic medieval tale involving a intense and hungry dragon that is ravaging the Kingdom of Gryphondom. This beast will not halt till the princess is sacrificed. The King should decide regardless of whether to sacrifice his daughter to help save his kingdom. A brave princess, a brave knight, a hilarious health practitioner, ceremonial dancers, acrobats and Lord and Woman Gryphon make this midsummer fantasy spring to life with magical music, masks and merriment.

The perform is composed and directed by Elias, who tailored this medieval legend into a perform with a contemporary-working day spin. In 2018, she received the Connecticut Arts Hero Award as nicely as Northwest Connecticut Arts Council Arts Educator Award.

Next the general performance, the “Dragon” will parade with The Golden Woman, a puppet executed and established by Moon. All are invited to dance, sing and be part of in the enjoyment! Refreshments will be served. Admission is $10 for every individual, $20 for families. Deliver a blanket or chair for seating. Reservations are necessary.

Camp culminates with a community efficiency Aug. 14. Theater, songs, dance and art actions are furnished each individual day from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., with a 50 %-day option. Restricted scholarships are available. To register, or far more details, connect with Elias 860-672-0286 [email protected] or take a look at www.grumblinggryphons.org to down load the camp registration. Call to obtain out about theTeen Apprenticeship Software.

Grumbling Gryphons is a non-profit group celebrating 41a long time. The theater been given the CT Governor’s Arts Award in 2003. For far more data, make contact with Leslie Elias at 860-672-0286 [email protected]

Take a look at www.grumblinggryphons.org to sign up for camp.