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Thank you for contributing to Pied Piper Theatre's Beauty and the Beast through your program ad. You will make the show a success! It will be seen by over 1800 people per performance throughout Prince William, Manassas and neighboring counties. Your support helps us accomplish our goal of expanding opportunities and enhancing the quality of life for the children and families of our community. We look forward to your continued support.

Please select your ad size from the options below and add it to the cart. Ads and ad contracts should be sent to minah@center-for-the-arts.org and should be sized correctly, black and white jpeg or pdf, and 300 dpi. Download the ad contract here.

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Ages 15 & up
(5 Weeks)  Mar. 30 - Apr. 27
Thu. 7-8:30pm

Instructor: Michele Frantz
If you love pure color, you will love pastels! Learn to use different pastel supports (types of papers and boards) while exploring a variety of techniques. Students new to pastels will learn basic tools & techniques; more advanced students will further develop skills and explore new directions. New subject matter is presented in each session. Paper is provided, plus a list of additional supplies you will need. Course Fee includes tuition and supply fee.

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Ages 15 & up
Mar. 25 - Apr
. 29 ; no class 4/8
Sat
. 12:00pm - 2:30pm

Instructor: Mike Flynn
This class is designed for students (beginner to intermediate) who want to explore the unique principles of watercolor: transparency, speed, spontaneity.   Classes will emphasize and demonstrate brush work, color mixing, wash techniques, value patterns, design layout and composition. We will discover “technical tricks” with different tools: palette knives, butter knife, razor blade, plastic credit cards, and learn to make corrections by lifting out, washing out and sponging out already painted surfaces. Class may be taken multiple times; subject matter will vary among a variety of landscapes, seascapes, florals and still-life. Watercolor paper will be provided by the instructor. Supply list will be provided upon registration. Course Fee includes $12.00 paper supply fee.

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Ages 13 & up
(1.5 Hours) April 2
Sun. 3:00 -4:30 pm

Join us for this FREE one hour workshop geared for students and parents on Careers in the Visual Arts.  This event will open horizons to many exciting professions, many of which combine "traditional" academic subjects with art, such as Biomedical Illustration, Art Conservation, and other creative career paths. The session will begin with a one hour presentation by ARTriculate Art School Admissions Consultants followed by an open question and answer discussion.

ARTriculate specializes in college advising and guidance for students interested in pursuing a college degree program in the arts.

RSVP appreciated, but not required. To RSVP, register below by selecting the number of "tickets" and clicking the button "add to event cart."

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Ages 15 & up 
(5 Weeks)  Apr. 4-May2
Tue. 10:30am-12:30pm

Instructor: Michele Frantz
Versatile and forgiving, water-based acrylics lend themselves to a variety of techniques, and can be used on many different surfaces. Students new to acrylics will learn basic tools & techniques; more advanced students will further develop skills and explore new directions. New subject matter is presented in each session. Supply list provided.

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Ages Teens & Adults
(5 weeks) April 7 – May 5
Fri. 10:30am-12:30pm

Instructor: Michele Frantz
Jump into an adventure and into the world of watercolor. Beginners will learn the basic tools and techniques of the medium; more advanced students are encouraged to explore new methods, materials and styles. You can grow as an artist with the class since it is offered throughout the year. A different approach or subject matter is presented each session. Watercolor paper will be provided by the instructor, along with individual instruction geared for your comfort level. Supply list will be provided. Course fee includes tuition and paper supply fee.

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Age 15 – Adult
(6 weeks) Apr. 7 - May 19;  no class 4/14
Fri. 6:30pm-8:30pm

Instructor: Suhail Mir
Do you know the basic functions of your camera, but want to take your skills & artistry to the next level?  This class will focus on using composition and lighting to capture more compelling images, and introduce the powerful use of photo enhancement software. We will gain practice with guided photo walks around town, and learn to manipulate & optimize images with Adobe Lightroom in the Center's computer lab. Please bring your DSLR camera to class. Check out the work of the instructor at http://suhailmirphotography.com/

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Ages 15 & up
(4 Weeks)  Apr. 12 - May 3   
Wed. 7:00–9:00pm

Instructor: Emily Thomson
This class is designed for the beginner. Take this opportunity to work step by step in acrylic paints to achieve a complete animal portrait painting. Color mixing, technique, and material properties will be addressed. Bring your favorite animal photograph to use as a visual reference. Course Fee includes tuition and supply fee.

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Teens & Adults
Apr. 13 - May 18
Thu. 7:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Barbara Brennan
Ballroom Dancing brings out the social dynamics and best of everyone who likes to “move.” With practice, we will get to know how to cha-cha, fox-trot, swing and more. For each dance we learn, the first 5 basic steps of that dance are taught.  This class is for singles, couples, beginners or those who need a refresher course.

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