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Free Summer Improv Comedy Classes ~ for high school students and adults taught by Barry Halpin,

Barry, wrote, directed and performed with the  LA based comedy group Constant Comedy. He has taught and directed Improvisational comedy for over 30 years.  He was the director of,  Slow Children At Play, 2000-2006, the resident improv group at The Stamford Center for the Arts.

Classes will provide an opportunity to explore your creative side through theatre games and exercises; creating short scenes, characters and monologues. A chance to connect with and build on ideas, share stories, use your imagination, have fun, and laugh a lot

Classes are 6/19, 6/26, 7/2 & 7/10
High School Students 6-7:00PM
Adults 7:30-8:30PM

An Improv performance, by all students, will be given on July 9th.  Email for more information.

CnG’s  Fall Production: Auditions for CnG’s fall production of “Nobody’s Talking To Me” a comedy by Tommy Marren and directed by Kelsey Guggenheim Dias, will be held on September 28th and 29th from 1:00 – 3:30.  The cast will consist of 4 males and 4 females ages ranging from mid 30’s to 70’s The performances will take place on November 21-24.

Readers Theatre:  On Saturday October 19 and Sunday October 20 we will be presenting a staged Reading of THE SKULL OF CONNAMARA by Martin McDonagh, directed by Peg O’Leary  A perfect play for the Halloween season.

Come Join Us ~ No Experience  Necessary!


Fireside Friend’s Knitting Group

Ever dreamed of knitting a sweater? Or even an afghan blanket. Just bring your yarn and needles and join the GAC’s Fireside Friends every Monday night at in the dining pub.

For more information, please call Mary O’Driscoll at (202).414.9462.