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Ages 5-7
(6 Weeks)  Jan. 28-Mar. 5
Tues. & Thurs. 5-6pm

Join this theatre adventure for our youngest actors and actresses as they learn the basics of acting through age appropriate theatre games. While working as a team, they will discover the fun of putting on a short presentation which they will perform for family and friends on the final day of class.

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Ages 8-12
(6 Weeks) Jan. 28-Mar. 5
Tue. & Thu.6-7:30pm

Students are challenged to create and sustain a role without the pressure of auditioning. This performance workshop provides an opportunity to take the stage while learning acting basics and valuable theatre skills. Family and friends are invited to the final performance!

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Age 18 & up
(5 weeks) January 22 - February 19
Wed. 6:30pm-9:00pm

Instructor: Emily Thomson

This class will provide opportunity to draw the unclothed figure with guidance from the instructor. Live models will pose for both quick sketches and more detailed studies. We will explore gesture drawing, and the movement of line, physical proportion, and the interplay of light and shadow on the human form. Please bring your artist sketching pencils and charcoals, and an 18" x 24" drawing pad. Program is geared toward students with previous drawing experience: advanced beginners and intermediate students welcome. High school students may enroll with parental consent letter, contact the Center for details.

Course fee includes tuition and a $45 model fee.

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Teens & Adults
(4 weeks) Jan. 23 - Feb. 13
Thu. 10:30am - 11:30am

Instructor:  Natalya Nikitina

Improve flexibility, focus, and self-expression through meditative creative movement. We will warm-up, stretch, and transition to simple dance motions designed to support fitness and well-being. Find empowerment through a greater mind/body connection. Dance experience is not necessary. Dress comfortably, bring a water bottle.

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Ages 15 & up
Jan. 24 - Feb. 28
Fri. 6:30-8:30pm

Instructor:  Suhail Mir

Learn from a professional and practice the many ways you may enhance photos with the powerful software Adobe Lightroom®. Photographer Suhail Mir will use his own art to demonstrate key ways Lightroom may be used to transform images, and will introduce the software’s photo management, archiving, and backup utilities. Students will work through hands-on tutorials in the Center’s computer lab. Lightroom will be employed for better visual storytelling - improving composition, color balance and tone, sharpening, reducing noise, straightening, or selectively converting to black-and-white. Bring your own images to class on a flash drive or camera chip and be prepared to upload them to computers in the lab. Basic computer knowledge is an essential prerequisite for this class. Enrollment limited to 8 students..

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(5 Weeks)  Feb. 6 - March 5
Thu. 6:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Cheryl Miehl

Visual art journaling is an exciting frontier for self-expression. The art form combines art and words, providing a place to access creative energy, stretch image-making capabilities and explore techniques to create very personalized artwork. We will experiment with colored pencil, caran d’ache crayons, paint, collage and printmaking methods to learn the basic skills of art journaling. No previous artistic experience required as there are no rules, just self-expression!  Course fee includes $25 supply fee.

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Ages 11-14
February 7 - 28
Fri.  6:30-8:30pm

Instructor:  Lydia Bratton

Wish you had more time to make something amazing in the art room? Come indulge design impulses in our Friday night studio art class!  Find plenty of individual instruction and opportunities to try new media and techniques; projects explored may vary with each student's interest. We will draw, paint, sketch, and build dynamic creations. Course fee includes $15.00 supply fee.

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Ages 15 & up
(4.5 hours) February 8
Sat. 10am - 2:30pm

Instructor: Michele Frantz

Take your drawings to new depths of visual interest with a better understanding of the colored pencils medium. This workshop will focus on color blending, shading and textural variations using an array of application techniques. Train your eye to see form and color with greater distinction -- colored pencils are supremely portable and ideal for urban and plein air sketching, cartoon coloring, mixed media explorations, and abstract compositions.  All skill levels welcome. Course fee includes tuition and $8 supply fee.

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Ages 5 to 8
Feb. 9
Sunday    3pm - 5pm

Instructor:  Heather Rankin

Join us for a colorful and zany take on Valentine's Day creativity.  We will examine some superstars of the insect world, learn a little about their real life parts, and design our own Love Bugs using a very special collection of mixed media supplies.  Hidden patterns, textures and character personification will be introduced by instructor Heather Rankin.  Parents take note - our Valentine's Day Sunday Open Dance will be taking place upstairs from 3:30 - 6pm, making this kids workshop a convenient opportunity for your romantic date!  But don't delay, our Love Bugs enrollment is very limited...sign up now!

Course fee includes $5.00 Supply Fee.

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Feb. 9
Sunday     4pm-5pm

Instructor: Natalya Nikitina

Improve flexibility, focus, and self-expression through meditative creative movement. We will warm-up, stretch, and transition to simple dance motions designed to support fitness and well-being. Find empowerment through a greater mind/body connection. Dance experience is not necessary. Dress comfortably, bring a water bottle.

$12 online through Sunday Feb. 9 at 12pm Noon

$15 at the door

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