Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The group will be hosting a concert Friday in Martinsville.
Sometimes there's just not enough days in the week, but every Wednesday we'll give you an idea of something to do to relax, spend time with family and just take some time for yourself. And now, we’re ready for a little holiday singing. The VoiceWorks Christmas Extravaganza is being held Friday, featuring Pitch Black (a vocal jazz choir), the Impulse Handbell Ensemble and the VoiceWorks Musical Theatre Ensemble, with a collection of holiday concert favorites. A total of about 40 students from the three ensembles will be performing, according to Ryan Guth, managing and artistic director of VoiceWorks. The group will be performing holiday songs from shows like “White Christmas” and many more. The cost of attending the concert is $15, and all …
Monday, August 27, 2012
Students perform for their parents at Martinsville United Methodist Church.
Monday, August 27, 2012
VoiceWorks, a performing arts camp, held its Camp Triple Threat Showcase Friday at the Martinsville United Methodist Church in Martinsville. Students performed after a summer of studying the art with the camp. Do you have your own photos of your children performing? Post them here, with captions telling us what they performed!
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Brittany Powelson has parlayed bit parts into a hope for her future.
It started as an experience in the ensemble of a middle school musical when she was in seventh grade—and now it has turned into a career goal. Brittany Powelson, a sophomore at Bridgewater-Raritan High School, has parlayed this first performance into the beginning stages of an acting career and a hope for her future. “All my friends were doing it, and they said we should give it a try,” she said. “But I had a blast, and I decided to keep going at it. I love it so much.” Powelson was once a shy girl, finding it hard to talk to people. But all that changed when she stepped on the stage. “As soon as I stepped on stage, I felt like it was right,” she said. “I’ve been in front of people, and was in choir concerts, but I had never been in a …
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Camp Triple Threat comes to Bridgewater.
It began because students in Marlboro just wanted more opportunities to hone their skills in the arts—and now VoiceWorks is bringing its knowledge about musical theater to Bridgewater with Camp Triple Threat. VoiceWorks Managing and Artistic Director Ryan Guth brought his team to Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School Tuesday to host a master class with students interested in learning about the world of musical theater. "I started this in Marlboro in 2009 because of a lack of high school arts programs," said Guth, who teaches sixth through eighth grade music there. "A lot of kids are academic, but many went to high school and said they didn't have room in their schedules for music." In response to that, Guth created the program, and, in 2010, …