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Highland Lake

From CSA to CSArts; NACL deepens its roots by reaching out

A tried and true practice that has sustained many farms and the communities they serve is being creatively applied to a respected regional theatre. Having experienced the transformative power of community through the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program at Willow Wisp Farm in Damascus, PA, Tannis Kowalchuk, who assists husband Greg Swartz in operating the farm, began to see possibilities for a similar initiative at NACL Theatre in Highland Lake, where co-founder Kowalchuk is artistic director.  Read more

Children's theatre classes

February 23, 2012 - April 8, 2012

Engage young people in the creative process of play-making at NACL Theatre, 4/19-6/7, grades 1-3: Thurs., 3:30-4:30pm; grades 4-7: Thurs., 4:30-5:30pm, $95. RSVP: tannis@nacl.org or 845/557-0694.

Performer training retreat

February 13, 2012 - June 15, 2012

Designed for performers, dancers, directors, writers, ensemble members & solo artists to explore techniques of original theatre-making physical composition, song, creation, writing & collaboration at NACL, 6/24-7/1, $695 all-inclusive. To apply: tannis@nacl.org w/ letter of application that describes yourself. $200 deposit required.

'Where the Light Falls'

November 13, 2011

Dance installation by Einy Am and company of dancers/artists at NACL Theatre, 4pm, $10-$20 (pay-what-you-can). 845/557-0694.

'Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind'

October 30, 2011

Performance of 30 plays in 60 minutes by The New York Neo-Futurists at NACL Theatre, 4pm, $10 + roll of 1 dice. 845/557-0694.


October 1, 2011

Relieve stress & tension at Highland Yoga & Dance, 9am, $15. Bring yoga mat, water bottle & white clothing. 845/313-1717.

Play: 'Actionable'

October 1, 2011

Play about lawyers, love songs & losers performed by Bob Wiseman at NACL Theatre, 8pm, $10-$20. RSVP: 845/557-0694.

Boy Scout beautifies Highland Lake’s new fire house

Troop 102 Boy Scout Peter Vorstadt, a sophomore at Eldred High School, recently completed his Eagle Scout project at the new Highland Lake Fire House at 144 Highland Lake Road. The effort put into the beautification and landscaping of the area surrounding the new firehouse was lauded as an outstanding accomplishment and has caught the community’s attention.  Read more

Open house & dedication ceremony

August 6, 2011

New firehouse, 12noon-4pm, dedication ceremony 2pm. Flag raising ceremony & refreshments. All welcome.

The Baker & Dunham Project

October 16, 2011

Multi-media dance theater collaboration by Mimi McGurl, Maria Bauman & Dawn Robinson at NACL Theatre, 4pm, $10-$20 (sliding scale), children $5. RSVP: 845/557-0694.

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