Acting workshop features drama professor

An acting workshop focusing on historic costumed interpretations will again be sponsored this year by the Warrensburgh Historical Society. The workshop, conducted by Filomena Riviello, will be held Saturday Sept. 25 from 9:30 to 4:30 p.m., with a one-hour break for lunch.

The cost of the workshop is $10. Lunch, as well as pre-workshop coffee and doughnuts, will be provided by the Society. Anyone with an interest in performing before the public is invited to participate. No prior experience is necessary.

for 10 years, the Warrensburgh Historical Society has sponsored the Historic Warrensburgh Graveyard Walks and Dinner in October.

The acting workshop is intended to help performers hone their delivery techniques. Newcomers may have opportunities for historic roles in future Graveyard Walks, although no commitment is requested of participants.

Filomena Riviello has considerable experience in theater. With an MFA from City University of New York, Riviello has taught, directed and performed for 30 years. A resident of Thurman, she currently teaches acting and directing at SUNY Adirondack and directs performances of the ACC student troupe. She has directed and performed locally with Our Town Theater Group of North Creek. her hobbies that include reading, travel, cooking and "pretending to be other people."

The Workshop will be held at the Senior Center, 3847 Main St. Parking is available behind the building off Elm St. Space in the workshop is limited. To register, or for details, contact Rita Ferraro at 623-2213 or ritagarry@msn.com.

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