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Join the Theatre Board

Send us an email at sue.lathrop@ci.lamar.co.us telling us of your interest and any experience you might have. No experience is required -- just a love of theatre!

All Prowers County residents and LCC students are eligible to join.

As a board member, you will
*Meet approximately once a month
*Help choose shows
*Serve on a committee of your interest
*Share your opinions
*Advocate for the Performing Arts

Want more information? Call 719-336-1293 or come to the Lamar Public Library.

The Trailblazer Theatre Company was founded by the Lamar Public Library, partners with Lamar Community College, and is part of the nonprofit Southeast Colorado Arts Council.

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Our Town Audition Information

The Trailblazer Theatre Company and Lamar Public Library will be presenting Our Town: Lamar Colorado
Director Dave Frankel has put a local twist to the the Thornton Wilder classic!
Madison Wagnaar is the producer.

This play has 13 adult roles, 6 teen roles, and 3 roles for kids 10 and up.

Auditions will be:
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, from 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 24, from 6:30-9 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 25, from 2-5 p.m.

Drop-ins are welcome, but you can also sign up for a specific time to avoid waiting.
You can read at the audition or bring a prepared piece.

Performance call will be:
Fri. 4/3 6:00-11:00 pm
Sat. 4/4 6:00-11:00 pm
Sun. 4/5 1:00-6:00 pm

Fri. 4/10 6:00-11:00 pm
Sat. 4/11 6:00-11:00 pm
Sun. 4/12 1:00-6:00 pm

Rehearsals will be:
7-9 Mondays & Wednesday 1/27 through 3/18
7-10:30 p.m. 3/23 to 3/26 & 3-30-4/2
7-10:30 p.m. Mon 4/6 & Weds 4/8

There may be some flexibility on some dates & times depending on role.

Sign up for an audition time here

For additional information, go to www.trailblazertheatre.com

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Writing Contest Winners!

The Winners for the Lamar Public Library's Writing Contest are: Caroline Hedge (adult) and Ella W. Hurley (youth). The stories will be posted below! Thank you to all who participated!

 

An Account of Fred Myers and the Bear by Caroline Hedge

Water Wars by Ella W. Hurley

 

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Summer Reading Program

Lamar Public Library Staff and Volunteers are excited about the programs and activities we have planned and hope you and your young readers will enjoy…“A Universe of Stories!”

Space. The Final Frontier. These are the voyages of the Lamar Public Library as we bring the hidden stories of the universe to town.

Through books, games, musical experiences, and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) activities, participants will interact with space in a wide variety of ways.

Learn about our solar system, examine real life moon rocks, discover the universe beyond the planet Earth. Put on your space suit, climb into our rocketship, and blast off into a summer that is out of this world and discover a Universe of Stories!

 

Registration begins on Monday, May 13th!

We have something for everyone! Infant – Adult!

Upon registration you will receive a calendar of all scheduled events, here is a sneak peek:

 

Tuesdays:

*10:30am-12pm : The 6th – 8th graders will meet

*1:30pm-2:30pm : Special Guest Performances / Everyone is Welcome

*3pm-4pm : 3rd-5th graders will meet

 

Wednesdays:

*2pm : Movie Musicals – Everyone is Welcome (see calendar for movie titles)

 

Thursdays:

*10:30am-12pm : The 6th – 8th graders will meet

*1:30pm-2:30pm : K-2nd grade will meet

*3pm-4pm : 3rd-5th graders will meet

 

Fridays

*10am : Infant – Preschoolers will meet

*2pm : Special Programs / Everyone Welcome (see calendar)

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TALENT SHOW!!!

When: The Fourth Thursday of Every Month!
Where: Library's Cultural Events Center

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GOT TALENT??? WE NEED YOU!!
Wanted:
Dancers, Vocalists, Comedians, Jugglers, Puppeteers, Poets . . . anyone with a passion for sharing their craft or interests!

Lamar Public Library will hold a “Talent Showcase” on Friday, March 21 @ 6:00 pm in the Library’s Cultural Events Center.
Performers of all types are welcome to participate in this event.

*Sign Up at the Door
*Family Friendly Performances
*First Come, First Perform
*All Acts Should Be No More Than 10 Minutes

The show is FREE and open to the public!

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