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

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Emerging Young Artists (Ages 13-18, 8 sessions)

Glen Echo Park
Sun. Jan 27
Students ages 13-18 will expand their drawing and painting skills in landscape, portrait, the human figure, and working abstractly.

Writing the Dreaded Query Letter

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 27
n this workshop, you’ll learn how to entice your dream agent into reading your masterpiece by writing a tight query that really sings (while avoiding those pitfalls that will land your query in the trash).

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.

Writing in First-Person

The Writer's Center
Wed. Jan 16
In this cross-genre class, participants will discuss ways to build that intimacy and read examples of how it's done.

Flash Fiction Forms

The Writer's Center
Fri. Mar 1
In this four-week course, participants will explore different forms of flash fiction and use them as a basis for our own, off-kilter creations.

Working With Clay Together - Parent & Child Class (Ages 5-12, 5 sessions)

Glen Echo Park
Sat. Jan 19
Enjoy afternoons learning together.

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

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Feb 26
An intensive course devoted to acting for film and television

Learning to Draw & Paint (Adults, 10 sessions)

Glen Echo Park
Tue. Jan 15
Develop drawing & painting skills using pencil, charcoal, & paint including oils & acrylic.

Writing the Short Story

The Writer's Center
Tue. Jan 15
Short stories are one of the most popular and complicated literary forms, but a lot of fun to write.

Intro to the Novel

The Writer's Center
Fri. Mar 1
This online workshop will focus on everything from generating ideas to developing characters to establishing point of view.

Kiln Carving Workshop (Adults, 2 sessions)

Glen Echo Park
Sat. Feb 2
Explore the basic skills used in kiln carving.

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

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Jan 16
This class will cover the ins and outs of all aspects of the film industry in our area.

Spotlights

Beginner's Travel Writing

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Mar 2

My Life, One Story at a Time

The Writer's Center
Thu. Feb 7

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

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Apr 15

Patterns: The Art of Zentangle

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. Feb 3

On-Camera Acting for Teens (Grades 7-12, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Jan 19

Acrylic Painting (Adults, 10 sessions)

Glen Echo Park
Tue. Jan 22

A Perfect Ending

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 23

Partners in Art

Del Ray Artisans
Tue. Jan 22

Audtioning (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Jan 19

Playing with Resin Workshop

Del Ray Artisans
Tue. Feb 19

Plotting Your Novel

The Writer's Center
Fri. Mar 1
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