4th ANNUAL ONE SWEET PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL
March 8 – 10, 2013 in Shelburne Falls, MA
Complete Schedule below . . .
” . . . Syrup—subtitled One Sweet Performing Arts Festival—reflects the interests and variety embodied in Mirin and Richard’s Piti Theatre Company. Their work embraces kids and adults, theater and movement . . .”
- Chris Rohmann, Valley Advocate. Read the 2012 feature HERE
SYRUP 2013 features another delicious potpourri of world class theatre, music, and dance for all ages, featuring syrup tasting from Shoestring Farm, complimentary pickles from Real Pickles and Masque Theater’s Larry Hunt coming up from Connecticut. Larry is considered the leading mask performer in the United States – watch his work by clicking here. Ticket holders and workshop participants can also enjoy festival-inspired discounts and treats around the village (see below).
March 8 at Memorial Hall, 4:30 – 5:30 pm: Children’s Mask Making Workshop Masque Theater offers “Paper Pattern Mask-Making Workshop” for grades K-5. Participants will cut out a wearable mask, decorate it and find the emotion behind it. Children can then decorate Memorial Hall with their masks and participate in a mask parade during Saturday’s festival – or just take them home. $5 (workshop only), $8 (workshop plus ticket for Saturday)
March 9 at Memorial Hall, 2 pm & 7 pm: Performances and . . .
- Piti Theatre Company’s “To Bee or Not to Bee” with special guests from Ballet Renversé
- a short piece from Masque Theater
- children’s mask parade
- Ballet Renversé’s “Dance of the Honeybees”
- a special visit from a group of teens from Orange known as the Wheeler Play Group who have created a short & sweet comedy based on our SYRUP Story guidelines.
7 pm show for ages 8+
- Masque Theater’s signature 20+ mask variety show “This World, the Next and then the Peach Orchard”
- juggling, sketch comedy and theatre from national touring comedic actor Jack Golden
- brother-sister acoustic bliss from June and the Bee
- SYRUP favorite Noho singer-songwriter Carrie Ferguson
Both intermissions include a raffle and syrup tasting. $5 (afternoon), $12 (evening), $15 (all day bucket pass). Tix at the door.
March 10 at Hart Yoga in Shelburne Falls, 1 – 4 pm Mask Movement Workshop for ages 15+ An opportunity to learn mask work from Larry Hunt, the nation’s leading mask performer in an intimate setting! Mask Movement is “for theatre/movement students or professionals interested in exploring the non-verbal elements of masks, or anyone else who wants to have fun.” See images and read a full description by clicking here. $30/$20 for students (financial aid available).
Register for workshops by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with the number of places you’d like and for which session. Note: Mask Movement is limited to 15 participants. Walk-ins will be accepted as space allows.
SYRUP around the Village Merchants and restaurants around Shelburne Falls are joining Piti Theatre in SYRUP’s celebration of sap. Discounts are valid March 8, 9, and 10. Participants include:
Mocha Maya’s: 10% off with your ticket or workshop registration
Baker’s Oven Bistro: 20% off (food only) with your ticket or workshop registration
McCusker’s Market: a free maple cookie with your ticket or workshop registration and a purchase
Serious Whimzy Gallery: Free samples of a maple sugar black tea that is made with local New England maple syrup and blended by Tea Guys in Hatfield.
Thank You 2013 Sponsors!
(Check out 2012 Sponors here )
The Benson Place
Berkshire Insurance Group, a Berkshire Bank Affiliate
Better World Club
Coldwell Banker Upton-Massamont Realtors
Franklin Community Co-operative (McCusker’s Market and Green Fields Market)
Greenfield Co-operative Bank
Greenfield Savings Bank
Radio Shack Greenfield
Solar Store of Greenfield
South River Miso Company
Molly Cantor Pottery
James M. Collins, DDS Family Dentistry
The Haymarket Cafe
Pro Tech Automotive
Shelburne Falls Yoga
With Door & Raffle Prizes From:
All About Beads
Nancy L. Dole, Books and Ephemera
Goulds’ Sugar House
The Pieropan Christmas Tree Farm
Plants for Pleasure
JH Sherburne Fine Art & Serious Whimsy
Stephen Earp Redware
Funded in part by the New England States Touring program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Regional Touring Program and the six New England state arts agencies.
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Buckland Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
Special Thanks to the Greater Shelburne Falls Area Business Association
Contact us about Sponsorship and Raffle Prize Donation Opportunities!
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