Workshops, Plays, Auditions August At TVAA

By  | August 10, 2019 | Filed under: News

TUSCUMBIA-The kids are back in school, August is well underway and there is a lot going on at the Tennessee Valley Art Association Below, take a look at some of what’s happening around the TVAA the rest of this month.


Applied to painting, the term “en plein air” refers to painting that is conducted outside, in the fresh (or plain!) air. In this workshop, artist Katie Graham will guide beginning and intermediate artists through a series of exercises “en plein air,” designed to make the most of the lush summer landscape and leave participants with newly acquired skills, a beautiful piece of self-expression, and an experience to remember.

Supply List (bring your own):
#4 watercolor brush
watercolor set
watercolor paint palette (if not included w/set)
9×12 watercolor sketchbook
masking tape

Sign up, gather your supplies, and come ready to learn!


The Ritz Theatre will hold open auditions August 11th & 12th, 6-8 pm, for the following roles in “Sylvia”:

Sylvia: Female, 18-35
Greg: Male, 35-55
Kate: Female, 35-55
Tom/Phyllis/Leslie (Supporting): 20-55 – ideally, these characters are played by a single actor (but director may consider additional casting).

Preparation: Actors will be asked to read sides from the script. To receive the sides in advance, contact Artistic Director Dennis Clark by email:

Rehearsal & Performance Schedule: Following auditions, the cast will conduct a read-through of the script during the week of August 19th, with regular rehearsals beginning Sept. 3rd. //

“Sylvia” performances are scheduled for Oct. 3rd-5th and 10th-11th.

For more information about any of these events, contact the Tennessee Valley Art Association – 256-383-0533 or Email:

Always a Bridesmaid – Aug. 22nd-24th | 29th & 30th 7:35pm

 #ArtWorks2019 runs through Friday, August 23rd – don’t miss it!

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