Classes: Adults

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Performances

Ukulele Teacher Training

Strathmore
Fri. Aug 16

Bullet Journaling for the Writer

The Writer's Center
Mon. Aug 5

Creating Novel Characters

The Writer's Center
Fri. Aug 2

Great Beginnings

The Writer's Center
Sat. Aug 24

Marketing Your Book!

The Writer's Center
Sat. Aug 3

Mysteries, Thrillers & Suspense--Oh, my!

The Writer's Center
Sat. Jul 27

Playwriting: Character

The Writer's Center
Sat. Aug 24

Playwriting: Dialogue

The Writer's Center
Sat. Aug 3

Playwriting: Exposition and Process

The Writer's Center
Wed. Aug 14

Sonnet Crash Course

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Aug 3

Write a Winning College Essay

The Writer's Center
Sat. Aug 24

Write Like the News

The Writer's Center
Thu. Aug 29

Foxtrot Workshop (Adults, 1 session)

Glen Echo Park
Mon. Aug 5

Tango Workshop (Adults, 1 session)

Glen Echo Park
Mon. Aug 12

Acting a Song (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Thu. Nov 7

Acting in a Professional Production (15 & Up)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Thu. Sep 26

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

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Sep 11

Actions and Objectives (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Sep 9

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

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Oct 26

Anyone Can Act (15 & Up, One Session)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Nov 16

Anyone Can Act (15 & Up, One Session)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Dec 7

Anyone Can Act (15 & Up, One Session)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Aug 31

Anyone Can Act (15 & Up, One Session)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Sep 28

Anyone Can Act (15 & Up, One Session)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Oct 19

Auditioning (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Thu. Oct 31

Auditioning (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Sep 11

Beginning Scene Study (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Nov 11

Beginning Scene Study (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Sep 14

Belters Workshop (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Nov 12

Voiceovers I (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Nov 2

Voiceovers II (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Nov 2

Voiceovers I (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Sep 14

Mentorship

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Dec 14

Mentorship

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Thu. Oct 31

Mentorship

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Thu. Sep 12

Life Stories (Online Course)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Dec 14

Life Stories (Online Course)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Thu. Oct 31

Life Stories (Online Course)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Thu. Sep 12

Life Stories Institute (4 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Thu. Oct 3

Voice and Speech (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sun. Sep 15

Creating an One-Person Show (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Nov 6

Dialect (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Sep 14

Drama Workshop (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Nov 2

Directing for Actors (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Nov 11

Intensive Scene Study (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Nov 12

Intro to Acting (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Nov 2

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

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Nov. 6 & 11

Meisner Technique II: Scene Work (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Nov 12

Meisner Technique I: Foundations (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Sep 10

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

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Nov 12

Estill Voice Training Class (Ages 15 & Up, 5 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Aug 19

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

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Sep 10

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

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sep. 9 & 11

Playwriting (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Thu. Sep 12

Intro to Theatre Tech (15 & Up, Six Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Sep 11

Avatar: Figurative Sculpture Class with Melissa Ichiuji

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Sat. Aug 3

The Art of French Cooking with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Aug. 10 – Oct. 5

Street Food: Dumplings

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Aug. 7 & Nov. 14

The Whole Beast: Fish Boot Camp

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Tue. Aug 20

Street Food: Tamales

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Thu. Aug 22

Illustration (Adults, 4 weeks)

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)
Tue. Jul 23

Composition Dance Class

Theatre on the Run
Fri. Sep 27

Beginning Drawing (Adults, 4 sessions)

Glen Echo Park
Fri. Aug 9

Night Painting (Adults, 8 sessions)

Glen Echo Park
Tue. Aug 6

Relief Printmaking (Adults, 5 sessions)

Glen Echo Park
Wed. Aug 7

Kitchen 101: Sausage Making

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Wed. Oct 16

The Whole Beast: Duck Boot Camp

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Tue. Oct 22

Street Food: Classics of the Mediterranean

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Tue. Nov 19

Forty+ Project (Adults, 8 session)

Theatre on the Run
Sep. 10 – Oct. 29

Fast Figure Painting (Adults, 1 Session)

The Art League
Sat. Jul 27

Jumpstart in Ceramics (Adults, 1 Session)

The Art League
Sat. Aug 24

Mastering Color (Adults, 2 Sessions)

The Art League
Sat. Aug 24

Metal Jewelry (Adults, 5 Sessions)

The Art League
Mon. Jul 29

Sketching Washington (Adults, 2 Sessions)

The Art League
Sat. Aug 24

Creating Legacy Videos

Docs in Progress
Sat. Jul 27

Intro to Documentary Production

Docs in Progress
Sun. Sep 15

Carpe Diem! Silver Spring Dance

Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza

Memoir Bootcamp

The Writer's Center

Encore Chorale of Alexandria

Convergence
Mon. Sep 9

Encore Chorale of Fairfax

St. George's United Methodist Church
Tue. Sep 3

Encore Chorale of Asbury Methodist Village

Asbury Methodist Village Hefner Auditorium
Wed. Sep 4

Encore Chorale of Glen Echo

Washington Conservatory of Music
Thu. Sep 5

Encore Chorale of Langston Brown

Langston Brown Community Center
Tue. Sep 3

Encore Chorale of Reston

United Christian Parish
Tue. Sep 3

Encore Chorale of Schweinhaut

Schweinhaut Senior Center
Mon. Sep 9

Encore ROCKS Rock 'n' Roll Chorus of DC

First Congregational United Church of Christ
Thu. Sep 5

Encore ROCKS Rock 'n' Roll Chorus of Fairfax

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax
Fri. Sep 6

Sentimental Journey Singers Open House

Insight Memory Care Center

Capital Encore Chorale

First Congregational United Church of Christ
Wed. Sep 4

Seasonal Chinese Cuisine with Chef Peter Chang

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Jul 27

Long Lunch: DIY Dumplings

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Fri. Aug 9

Order In: Indian

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Aug. 6 & Nov. 5

Kitchen 101: Knife Skills

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Tue. Aug 13

Beyond Basics: Ravioli + Fettuccine

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Thu. Aug 15

Storytelling: A Workshop in Creative Nonfiction

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Aug. 3 & Nov. 9

Contemporary Watercolors

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Aug. 24 – Oct. 19

Introduction to Linocut Printmaking

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Aug. 24 – Oct. 19

Encore Sentimental Journey Singers

Insight Memory Care Center
Mon. Sep 9

Carpe Diem! Silver Spring Dance

Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza
Thu. Aug 8

Ongoing Events

Saturday Adult Technique (Drop-In classes)

Jane Franklin Dance
Thru Aug. 24

Working from the Figure (Adults, Drop-in class)

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)
Thru Dec. 31

Adult Dance Technique- Jane Franklin Dance

Theatre on the Run
Sep. 7, 2019 – Jul. 25, 2020
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