Classes - visual art, dance, acting, photography, writing in Metro DC

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Saturday Family Jam Sessions

The Mansion at Strathmore
Mar. 2 – May. 18
Junior music aficionados spend Saturday mornings singing, playing, and preparing for a lifetime of music appreciation.

Make It/Take It: Altered Books

The Mansion at Strathmore
Fri. Mar 22
Make It/Take It is a unique happy hour pARTy with a hands-on art project. Ticket price includes admission, supplies, snacks, and two drinks.

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

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Apr 13
Take two hours on a Saturday and learn some fundamentals while having a great time with other people who want to explore different sides of themselves

Filmmaking at Your Fingertips: The Smartphone Documentarian

Docs in Progress
Sat. Mar 23
Learn how to make professional documentaries with your mobile devices.

Master Class: Sir James Galway

The Kennedy Center
Thu. Mar 14
Sir James brings his teaching expertise to Washington Performing Arts’ 2018/19 season, sharing his distinguished knowledge with the next generation of flutists in a public master class.

Master Class in the Personal Essay

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 2
A rare opportunity for more experienced essayists looking for a tune-up and camaraderie.

Intro to the Novel

The Writer's Center
Fri. Mar 1
Participants will learn some of the many elements of fiction (dialogue, scene, etc...), but the emphasis will be on discovering the writing process that works best for you!

Encaustic (hot wax) + Mixed Media Workshop (Adults, 1 session)

Glen Echo Park
Sun. Feb 24
Workshop includes painting and collage with wax, fusing, carving into wax, and more experimenting with techniques.

How to Get the Best Interviews

Docs in Progress
Tue. Mar 26
This three-hour workshop will give you insights into different approaches to interviews, what to consider when setting up and filming an interview, and a chance to get some hands-on experience setting up and conducting a one-on-one interview.

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

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Feb 26
A fun and fast-paced introduction to what acting is all about.

Kitchen 101: Springtime Soups

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Wed. Mar 27
Chef Mark Haskell’s career has taken him to kitchens in Europe, Asia, South America and the US. A native of the South Carolina Lowcountry, he has an affection for Southern cooking and gardening, and he applies his international flair to these traditions.

Hip Hop is Poetry

The Writer's Center
Mon. Mar 18
Participants in this online workshop will analyze and compare lyrics that fall in line with the poetic heritage.

Spotlights

Contemporary Watercolors

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Mar 23

How to Get the Best Interviews

Docs in Progress
Tue. Mar 26

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

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Jun 24

Patterns: The Art of Zentangle

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. Mar 24

Beginning Fantasy Fiction

The Writer's Center
Tue. Mar 5

Plotting Your Novel

The Writer's Center
Fri. Mar 1

Beginner's Travel Writing

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Mar 2

Taking Your Book On The Road

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 6

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

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Thu. Feb 28

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

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Jun 17
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