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

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Read Your Words!

The Writer's Center
Tue. Feb 26
You will be guided to enjoy your own voice and confidant on stage in front of an audience.

Filmmaking at Your Fingertips: The Smartphone Documentarian

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

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.

Fantastic Fiction Fix-Its

The Writer's Center
Sat. Feb 23
This fast-paced, half-day class focuses on the ten most common mistakes and concerns, often overlooked by authors before they send their story out into the world.

A Perfect Ending

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 23
Learn to combine the inevitable with the surprising, resolve interior and exterior conflicts, understand rounding, climax, dénouement, and more.

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.

Street Food: Arancini, Samosas and Pakora

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Tue. Mar 19
In this workshop, you’ll be making and tasting: Arancini (risotto balls) stuffed with Mozzarella + Prosciutto | Samosas stuffed with Curried Shrimp + Potatoes, served with a Tamarind sauce |Onion Pakora (chickpea + caramelized onion fritters) with Mint Chutney

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!

Beyond Basics: New Orleans Fête

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Tue. Mar 5
Chef Chericia Easton will give you the tips and techniques to do just that! In this class, you will focus on New Orleans classics – mastering dark roux and boozy bread pudding.

Revitalize Your Writing

The Writer's Center
Tue. Mar 5
In this class, you will do a number of dynamic exercises to jump-start your creativity and motivate you to keep on going.

Playwriting (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Feb 27
An exploration of the many aspects of playwriting including characterization, dialogue, the unspoken word, stage directions, plot, the playwright-director relationship, script formats, and marketing.

Spotlights

How to Get the Best Interviews

Docs in Progress
Tue. Mar 26

Meisner Technique II (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Mar 6

Patterns: The Art of Zentangle

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. Mar 24

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

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Jun 24

Plotting Your Novel

The Writer's Center
Fri. Mar 1

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

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Thu. Feb 28

The Extreme Novelist II: Revision

The Writer's Center
Wed. Feb 27

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

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Apr 17

Beginning Fantasy Fiction

The Writer's Center
Tue. Mar 5

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

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Jun 17

Saturday Family Jam Sessions

The Mansion at Strathmore
Mar. 2 – May. 18

Urban Sketchbooking

Del Ray Artisans
Sun. Mar 10
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