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July 2019

Academy Youth Theatre Presents: Newsies

July 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Academy Youth Theatre Presents: Newsies Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Jack Feldman Book by Harvey Fierstein Based on the Disney Film written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White Originally produced on Broadway by Disney Theatrical Productions   Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right!   Featuring the now classic songs “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,” and “Santa Fe,” Newsies is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, perfect for the whole family and every audience.     Tickets:   Student Value: $9.00 Adult Value: $14.00 Student Standard: $14.00 Adult Standard: $20.00 Student Box Seats: $25.00 Adult Box Seats: $31.00   To view our seating map for the Historic Academy of Music Theatre, click here.   For more information or to purchase tickets to this performance, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.     Sponsored By:       Parking:   Parking is available on-site and throughout downtown…

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Academy Youth Theatre Presents: Newsies

July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Academy Youth Theatre Presents: Newsies Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Jack Feldman Book by Harvey Fierstein Based on the Disney Film written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White Originally produced on Broadway by Disney Theatrical Productions   Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right!   Featuring the now classic songs “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,” and “Santa Fe,” Newsies is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, perfect for the whole family and every audience.     Tickets:   Student Value: $9.00 Adult Value: $14.00 Student Standard: $14.00 Adult Standard: $20.00 Student Box Seats: $25.00 Adult Box Seats: $31.00   To view our seating map for the Historic Academy of Music Theatre, click here.   For more information or to purchase tickets to this performance, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.     Sponsored By:       Parking:   Parking is available on-site and throughout downtown…

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$135

Tiny Animal Kingdom

July 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm / Each Monday - Friday, until July 12.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: July 5
Ages: 5-9

Instructor: Mariannette Oyola-Perez In this week-long art camp, instructor Mariannette, who is bilingual in English and Spanish, will teach children to use polymer clay and push their imaginations by designing and sculpting their own animal characters! This easy-to-use clay does not air dry and will harden only when baked. Students will begin by following tiny animal sculpting tutorials, followed by drawing designs for their animals and forming them out of polymer clay. Once the instructor has baked the students’ sculptures, the young artists may paint them and/or transform them into interactive keepsakes such as necklaces or keychains!

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$135

PreTeen Wheel Throwing I

July 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Monday-Friday, until July 12.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: July 5
Ages: 8-12
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Chatham Monk Throwing on a pottery wheel is both challenging and fun! We will make cups, bowls and vases. Students will be able to glaze their own pieces of pottery they make either on or off the wheel.

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$300

Disney’s The Lion King Jr.

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm / Each Monday - Friday, until July 20.
Historic Academy of Music Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: Before auditions
Ages: 12-14

Encore Jr. is a two week theater program for middle schoolers! At the end of 2 weeks, students present performances of a popular family musical. Everyone who participates in the camp will have a role but there will be auditions will be held for specific parts. This camp will be rehearsing and performing in our Historic Academy of Music Theatre. ______________________________________________________ Auditions are Tuesday, July 2 from 5:30-8:30pm. We will send audition information closer to auditions.  ______________________________________________________ ABOUT THE SHOW: Disney’s The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world and now, the African savannah comes to life on the Academy’s stage! Join Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle… and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. ______________________________________________________ Payment plans are available. Contact Kelly Posenauer at kposenauer@academycenter.org or (434) 528-3256 ext 304 for more information or payment plan options. Each student registered will receive a total of 2 free comp tickets (subject to availability).

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$180

Pottery Basics & Beyond

July 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Monday, until August 19.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: July 6
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Kim Clarke Ready to try your hand at the potter’s wheel? There will be helpful demonstrations and lots of hands-on time in this session. You will be learning the basics of wheel throwing, hand building, and surface decoration in this fun and casual class, taught by instructor Kim Clarke. You will get some tips and tricks that will help you create some beautiful pottery! This is a great way for you to take a break and explore your creative side in this fun introduction to clay. No experience needed!

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$135

Thursday Independent Studio

July 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Thursday, until August 22.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: July 9
Ages: 18+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Ted Batt For experienced potters looking for studio time but not necessarily instruction.  Have access to pottery wheels, tools, glazes and firing and work at your own pace. Includes a 25lb. bag of clay with registration.  

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$40

Pottery Date Night

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Friday, until July 12.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: July 9
Ages: 18+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Anna Ellis Go ahead and get a little dirty on Friday night! Couples, singles, and friends are welcome to join us at The Academy Center of the Arts Pottery Studio for an evening of fun, romance and hand building a clay project. Instructor Anna Ellis will walk you through the simple steps of making an Ocean Scene Covered Dish. Beer, wine, light snacks, clay and tools are included. Wear or bring clothes to change into that you don’t mind getting dirty. Preregistration is required. Please register online, but if you have any additional questions contact Ted Batt at tbatt@academycenter.org or 434-528-3256 x127 for more information. The $40 fee is per person and the event is for adults ages 18 and over.  

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My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra

July 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra An Endstation Theatre Company Production   Created by David Grapes and Todd Olson Book by Todd Olsen     MY WAY relives the legendary career of Frank Sinatra as four actors share more than 50 of his beloved hits that span the breadth of his career from the 1950s to the 1990s. Performing songs that include "Fly Me to the Moon," "Chicago," "New York, New York," and "That's Life" are four professional performers straight from the stages of New York City.     Performances:   7:30pm JULY 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 2:00pm JULY 14, 20, 21, 28     Tickets:   Weekday: Adult Premium: $33.00 Adult Standard: $27.00 Senior/Student Premium: $29.00 Senior/Student Standard: $23.00   Weekend: Adult Premium: $27.00 Adult Standard: $21.00 Senior/Student Premium: $23.00 Senior/Student Standard: $17.00   For more information or to purchase tickets to this performance, visit https://ci.ovationtix.com/30755/production/1005289.     Parking:   Parking is available on-site and throughout downtown Lynchburg. The parking map above shows all of the free public and paid parking available. In addition, street parking is also available on most streets.   View Parking Map   Please…

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$15

Family Saturday Clay Day – Sun Bowls

July 13 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm / Each Saturday, until July 13.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: July 11
Ages: 5+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Anna Ellis Instructor Anna Ellis will help you make Sun Bowls.

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