Join members of your Kearsarge community for great fun in creating a performance based on an adaptation of a children’s book which really isn’t a children’s book, Old Turtle and the Broken Truth, by Douglas Wood. We’ll be building masks and making costumes…making music… and getting to know and become our characters… lots of animals, some people and some other characters from nature!
This is a multi-generational effort ~ young people, (6 and up), singles and couples, groups, parents, and grandparents. We will meet Wednesday evenings, starting July 17th, from 6:15 – 7:30 pm at the Wilmot Community Center (across from the post office). The performance will be on August 24th.
Caroline Fairless says “There is more at stake, though, than a one or two night production. Those willing to adopt animal roles (or the roles of wind, tree, mountain, or water) have an assignment beyond the making of mask and costume and showing up at a couple dress rehearsals. We are asking people to come to know the character(s) they’ve chosen. Why did you choose, say, a porcupine? How does a porcupine move? What does s/he eat? What habitat does a porcupine require? Who are his enemies? How are humans participating in making life challenging for a porcupine. What is the gift that a porcupine offers the biotic community?”
For more information call Caroline Fairless or Jim Sims at[masked]
Caroline Fairless has written several books. She is an ecologist, seminar leader, speaker, retired episcopal priest, ceramic artist, gardener. "My vision emerges from the partnership of ecology and spirituality." For more about Caroline, check out her blog at http://restoringthewaters.com/about/