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Strike a Prose: Close Look at Eye to I

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

How to Write a Novel

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Wed. Feb 20

Life Drawing, Long Poses

Del Ray Artisans
Wed. Feb 20

Fantastic Fiction Fix-Its

The Writer's Center
Sat. Feb 23

From Novice to Novelist

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Feb 23

Outside In: Biophilic Design for Healthy Kids

District Architecture Center
Sat. Feb 23

Auditioning (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Feb 25

Beginning Scene Study (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Feb 25

Creating a Musical Role (15 & Up, 12 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Feb 26

Intro to Acting for the Camera Two Sections (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Feb 26

Intro to Acting Two Sections (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Feb 26

Read Your Words!

The Writer's Center
Tue. Feb 26

Behind The Magic of ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ – An Interactive Class

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Wed. Feb 27

Intro to Acting for the Camera Two Sections (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Feb 27

Playwriting (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Feb 27

The Extreme Novelist II: Revision

The Writer's Center
Wed. Feb 27

Writing Dialogue for Film & Television

The Writer's Center
Wed. Feb 27

Acting in Commercials and Industrials (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Thu. Feb 28

Flash Fiction Forms

The Writer's Center
Fri. Mar 1

Intro to the Novel

The Writer's Center
Fri. Mar 1

Plotting Your Novel

The Writer's Center
Fri. Mar 1

Beginner's Travel Writing

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Mar 2

Intro to Acting Two Sections (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Mar 2

Master Class in the Personal Essay

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 2

Scenes in Performance (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Mar 2

Viewpoints (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Mar 2

Voiceovers (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Mar 2

What Sound Effects Can Do for Your Poems

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 2

Your First (or Next) Novel

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 2

Life Drawing, Gesture (Clothed Model)

Del Ray Artisans
Sun. Mar 3

Recyclable Print Art with Stacy Lee

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. Mar 3

How to Write a Business Book

The Writer's Center
Mon. Mar 4

Partners in Art

Del Ray Artisans
Mon. Mar 4

Voice and Speech (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Mar 4

Beginning Fantasy Fiction

The Writer's Center
Tue. Mar 5

Beyond Basics: New Orleans Fête

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Tue. Mar 5

Getting Started: Creative Writing

The Writer's Center
Tue. Mar 5

Revitalize Your Writing

The Writer's Center
Tue. Mar 5

Finding Your Memoir Voice

The Writer's Center
Wed. Mar 6

Life Drawing, Short/Long Poses

Del Ray Artisans
Wed. Mar 6

Meisner Technique II (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Mar 6

Build Your Platform with Blogging

The Writer's Center
Thu. Mar 7

The Whole Beast: Duck Boot Camp

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Thu. Mar 7

Holiday Mini-Camp and Play in a Day (Mar. 8)

Encore Stage & Studio
Fri. Mar 8

Youth Day Camp (A day camp, Ages 6-10)

Jane Franklin Dance
Fri. Mar 8

The Talented Clementine Pre-audition Workshop

Encore Stage & Studio
Sat. Mar 9

Urban Sketchbooking

Del Ray Artisans
Sun. Mar 10

Meter Intensive

The Writer's Center
Mon. Mar 11

Fiction and Non-Fiction Personal Narratives

The Writer's Center
Tue. Mar 12

Public Speaking the Actor's Way (15 & Up, 4 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Mar 13

Carpe Diem! Second Thursday Dance

Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza
Thu. Mar 14

Master Class: Sir James Galway

The Kennedy Center
Thu. Mar 14

The Whole Beast: Fish Boot Camp

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Thu. Mar 14

Writing for Procrastinators

The Writer's Center
Thu. Mar 14

Open Studio Pop-Up: Botanical Art

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Fri. Mar 15

Creating Conflict & Tension in Fiction

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 16

Getting Started: Creative Writing

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Mar 16

Hip Hop is Poetry

The Writer's Center
Mon. Mar 18

Street Food: Arancini, Samosas and Pakora

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Tue. Mar 19

Keeping Your Band on the Same Page with Eliot Seppa

The Mansion at Strathmore
Wed. Mar 20

Make It/Take It: Altered Books

The Mansion at Strathmore
Fri. Mar 22

Strike a Prose: Finding Footing in a Shifting Landscape

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Fri. Mar 22

Drawn to Figures

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mar. 6 – 23

A Perfect Ending

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 23

Anyone Can Act (15 & Up, One day Workshop)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Mar 23

Archi-Builder Studio (3 days)

District Architecture Center
Sat. Mar 23

Contemporary Watercolors

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Mar 23

Contemporary Watercolors

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Mar 23

Elements of Playwriting: Dialogue

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 23

Point of View

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 23

Patterns: The Art of Zentangle

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. Mar 24

How to Get the Best Interviews

Docs in Progress
Tue. Mar 26

Kitchen 101: Springtime Soups

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Wed. Mar 27

Creating Novel Characters

The Writer's Center
Fri. Mar 29

Advanced Personal Essay

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 30

Dinner in Minutes with The Washington Post’s Bonnie Benwick

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Mar 30

Elements of Playwriting: Character

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 30

How to Write a Lot

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 30

How to Write a Lot

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 30

Holiday Mini-Camp and Play in a Day (Apr. 1)

Encore Stage & Studio
Mon. Apr 1

My Life In Haiku

The Writer's Center
Mon. Apr 1

Kitchen 101: Sausage Making

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Tue. Apr 2

Writing Picture Books

The Writer's Center
Thu. Apr 4

Common Ground

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 6

Taking Your Book On The Road

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 6

The Art of French Cooking with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Apr 6

Mini-Writing Conference!

The Writer's Center
Mon. Apr 8

Sonnets and Villanelles II

The Writer's Center
Mon. Apr 8

Structure in Playwriting

The Writer's Center
Tue. Apr 9

Kitchen 101: Knife Skills

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Wed. Apr 10

The Joy of Revision

The Writer's Center
Wed. Apr 10

Anyone Can Act (15 & Up, One day Workshop)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Apr 13

Brain Science Tips to Hook Readers

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 13

How to Plot like a Pro

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 13

Life Stories Intensive

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 13

Actions and Objectives (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Apr 15

Auditioning for Musical Theatre (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Apr 15

Grotowski Technique (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Apr 15

Beginning Scene Study (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Apr 16

Comedy Improv (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Apr 16

Advanced Acting for the Camera (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Apr 17

Advanced Personal Essay

The Writer's Center
Wed. Apr 17

Beginning Fantasy Fiction

The Writer's Center
Wed. Apr 17

Storytelling (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Apr 17

Writing A Song You Feel GREAT About with Calista Garcia

The Mansion at Strathmore
Wed. Apr 17

Intro to Acting for the Camera (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Thu. Apr 18

How Poems Begin

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 20

Write Like the News

The Writer's Center
Wed. Apr 24

Open Studio Fridays

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mar. 1 – Apr. 26

Classic Villains (Grades 6-8, four sessions)

Encore Stage & Studio
Sat. Apr 27

Drama Workshop (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Apr 27

Getting Started in TV and Film (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Apr 27

Great Beginnings

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 27

How to Rehearse a Monologue (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Apr 27

Intro to Acting (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Apr 27

Monologue Coaching (Grades 6-8, four sessions)

Encore Stage & Studio
Sat. Apr 27

Voiceovers (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Apr 27

Whodunnit? Writing the Mystery Novel

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 27

Writing the Dreaded Query Letter

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 27

BSO Music Box

AMP by Strathmore
Mar. 23 – May. 11

Pre-audition Workshop for Disney's Newsies

Encore Stage & Studio
Sat. May 11

Brunch with Bubbly: Mother’s Day Celebration

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. May 12

Following the Fiddle with Seán Heely

The Mansion at Strathmore
Wed. May 15

Saturday Family Jam Sessions

The Mansion at Strathmore
Mar. 2 – May. 18

Anyone Can Act (15 & Up, One day Workshop)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. May 18

Life Stories (Online Course)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Jun 15

Movie Mash-Up Theatre Camp for Ages 8-12

Encore Stage & Studio
Mon. Jun 17

Summer Acting Camp Session I: Comedy Improv (Grades 1-8, 1 week)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Jun 17

AIR Workshop: Secrets for Success with Trey Sorrells

The Mansion at Strathmore
Wed. Jun 19

Make It/Take It: Fiber Collage

The Mansion at Strathmore
Thu. Jun 20

Musical Theatre Institute for Teens: Alix in Wonderland (Ages 13-19, 4 weeks)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Jun 24

Summer Acting Camp for Tweens: Mary Poppins Jr. (Grades 7-8, 4 weeks)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Jun 24

Summer Acting Camp Session II: Wizards (Grades 1-6, 2 weeks)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Jun 24

Summer Stories Playwriting Camp for Ages 8-12

Encore Stage & Studio
Mon. Jun 24

Encore's Season Sampler Theatre Camp for Ages 8-12

Encore Stage & Studio
Mon. Jul 1

Broadway Bootcamp Theatre Camp for Ages 8-12

Encore Stage & Studio
Mon. Jul 8

Summer Acting Camp Session III (Grades 1-6, 2 weeks)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Jul 8

DACkids Summer Camp (Five Days)

District Architecture Center
Mon. Jul 22

Musical Theatre Institute for Teens: Newsies (Ages 13-19, 4 weeks)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Jul 22

Summer Acting Camp for Tweens: Creating a World Premiere (Grades 7-8, 4 weeks)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Jul 22

Summer Acting Camp Session IV: Shakespeare (Grades 1-6, 2 weeks)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Jul 22

Tragedy vs. Comedy Theatre Camp for Ages 8-12

Encore Stage & Studio
Mon. Jul 22

Teen Art Camp (five days)

The Mansion at Strathmore
Mon. Jul 29

Summer Acting Camp Session V (Grades 1-6, 2 weeks)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Aug 5

Winter Wonderland Theatre Camp for Ages 5-9

Resurrection Evangelical Lutheran Church
Mon. Aug 5

Summer Steps with Step Afrika! (grades 4-12, 1 week camp)

Trinity University O'Connor Auditorium
Tue. Aug 6

Open Studio Fridays

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Feb. 22 – Aug. 9

Olympic Champions (Theatre Camp for Ages 3-5)

Resurrection Evangelical Lutheran Church
Mon. Aug 12

11th Annual UkeFest (five days)

The Mansion at Strathmore
Sat. Aug 17

Improv-a-thon Theatre Camp for Ages 8-12

Encore Stage & Studio
Mon. Aug 19

Amazing Adventures Theatre Camp for Ages 5-9

Resurrection Evangelical Lutheran Church
Mon. Aug 26

Summer Nights Live Theatre Camp for Ages 8-12

Encore Stage & Studio
Mon. Aug 26

Ongoing Events

Tudor Tots - Tuesdays, Spring Sessions

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Mar. 12 – Apr. 30

Saturday Adult Technique (Drop-In classes)

Jane Franklin Dance
Thru Aug. 24
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