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Improv Workshop

Date(s): 8/10/2014, 8/17/2014, 8/24/2014, 8/31/2014, 9/7/2014

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Pec Plahouse Theatre, 314 Main St, Pecatonica
WHAT: A highly interactive long form improvisational workshop for ages 18 and up.
WHEN: August 10, 17, 24, and September 7 from 2-5 pm. Ends with a performance showcase on the 7th to show off what you’ve learned (invite friends and family!)
WHERE: Pec Playhouse Theatre, 314 Main St, Pecatonica, IL
WHY: Improvisational skills are vital to any performer, and you don’t have to be funny to participate. Believe it or not, improv does not stress being funny. Improv hones your listening and reacting skills as well as your creative thinking skills. No matter your theatrical role, the ability to improv is a great skill to add to your theatrical bag of tricks! Also, this is a great way to prepare for PPT’s annual murder mystery dinner!
WHO: The workshops will be led by Jennifer Thompson who trained at ImprovOlympic under the brilliance of Charna Halpern, Del Close, Neil Flynn, and Adam McKay (look them up, they’re pretty cool). While there, she was a part of several teams and served as a production coordinator for the acclaimed house team, The Family. Jennifer has performed in theatres across the stateline and is thrilled to bring this experience to Pec Playhouse.
Be sure to reserve your spot quickly! Cost will be $20.
For questions, call 815-621-4507 or e-mail thompsontrio@live.com.
Registration form available on www.pecplayhouse.org
Jennifer Thompson

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Bullying Workshop for Parents

Date(s): 8/25/2014

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Rosecrance Berry Campus, 8616 Northern Avenue in Rockford.
– Rosecrance presents, “Bully-Proof Your Child,” an open forum for parents to ask questions and discuss issues with professional staff and other attendees.

This is a free event open to all members of the community. It will be held on Monday, Aug. 25, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the Rosecrance Berry Campus, 8616 Northern Avenue in Rockford.

Emily Gilliam, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with Rosecrance, will facilitate the event and discuss how to explain bullying to children, how to respond appropriately and how to seek help using school resources.

The Rosecrance Parent Café is an opportunity for parents who may have general questions about their children’s wellbeing to come together in a friendly and welcoming environment. A combination of education and discussion are provided to assist and empower parents to make informed choices about their children’s welfare.

Rosecrance’s Berry Campus offers services for children and adolescents including: mental health screenings, child and family therapy, intensive outpatient programs, community support, and 24/7 screening and assessment services.
Call 815.391.1000 for more information on Rosecrance’s services and events.

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