Monday, February 25, 2008

Students Help to Restore Old Theater

Here's an inspiring story of the "Community" part of community theater - in Fort Lupton, Colorado. The school district was partnered with the owner of the Star Theater, closed since 1992 to help restore, market and run the theater.

FORT LUPTON - If high school students at Fort Lupton High School get their way, stars will once again be seen at the Star. The Star Theater has been closed since 1992.

"It's pretty ugly," said Mario Hernandez, a junior at the school.

The school district has partnered with the owner of the theater, Frankie Clark, to create a non-profit community theater, for movies, performances and parties.

"I thought this would be a good thing for the high school in the community and have a place for everybody to go," Clark said. (read more)
Break a Leg to all those involved in the project!

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