ArtPlay Classes

Elementary & Middle

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    Musical Theater Workshop Series: Vocal Audition and Song Interpretation

    Ages 10 - 18 | Saturdays | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Join Theatre UAB’s  Valerie Accetta and ArtPlay as you explore the world of musical theater through vocal auditions. Build your audition book, develop a character and learn to...

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    MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP: SCENE WORK

    Ages 10 - 18 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Join Theatre UAB’s Valerie Accetta and ArtPlay as you explore the world of musical theatre through vocal auditions. Build your audition book, develop a character and learn to...

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    STREET JAZZ

    Ages 10 - 14 | Tuesdays | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Street jazz is a high energy fusion of jazz dance and elements of hip-hop dance. This class will focus on jazz technique partnered with the intricate styling that...

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    YARN HEADS

    Ages 10 - 14 | Tuesday | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Knitting is no longer your Grandma’s game! Learn the basics of knitting and embark on an exciting new hobby.  Knit special presents for those that mean the most...

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    MUSIC PRODUCTION FOR TEENS

    Ages 10 - 16 | Tuesday | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    This class offers a glimpse into the world of beat making and provides students with the skills to make beats for a variety of genres such as hip...

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    ORIGIN STORIES: DISCOVER YOUR SUPERHERO

    Ages 7 - 12 | Wednesday | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    In the world today, there is no shortage of heroes and superheroes all around us- from movies and TV to books and especially real life! But do you...

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    ORIGAMI

    Ages 7 - 12 | Thursday | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    This family- friendly class will teach you the art of paper folding. The workshop will provide instruction and models for every skill level. We will focus on mastering...

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    Group Guitar A

    Ages 9 - 12 | Thursday | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Ever wanted to learn guitar but didn’t know where to start? Learn better surrounded by fun friends? Then this class is for you! Whether you’re a novice or...

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    ArtPlay Kids Acting

    Ages 7 - 12 | Saturday | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Actor and educator Darrell Revel will guide participants through the basics of theatre. Students will learn theatre games, improvisation, monologues, scene work, stage make-up application and voice &

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    THE FROMIDABLE DANCER

    Ages 10 - 18 | Saturday | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    In this class, students will focus on dance techniques used in musical theatre auditions and productions. Students will learn what directors and choreographers are looking for in auditions,

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    MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP: CHOREOGRAPHY

    Ages 10 - 18 | Saturday | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Dance, in the world of musical theatre, is very important. Imagine some of your favorite shows without the soul stirring dance numbers. This workshop, which is the third of...

  • MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP: CHOREOGRAPHY

    Ages 10 - 18 | Saturday | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Dance, in the world of musical theatre, is very important. Imagine some of your favorite shows without the soul stirring dance numbers. This workshop, which is the third of...

  • MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP: HEADSHOTS

    Ages 10 - 18 | Saturday | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    First impressions are important. Have your headshots done by photographer Tammy Stringfellow so you can attach them to your resume.  Register for all 4 musical theatre workshops to...

Adult

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    DRAWING 101

    Ages 16 - Adult | Tuesday | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    This introductory drawing course introduces students to a variety of classic drawing materials and techniques. Projects include sketching, still life drawing, drawing from nature, portraiture, and cartooning. Full...

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    A STITCH IN TIME

    Ages 17 - Adultt | Tuesday | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    You don’t need a sewing machine to create functional or decorative objects from fabric. Hand sewing is a versatile art form that allows for a variety of textile...

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    INTRO TO MUSIC PRODUCTION

    Ages 17 - Adult | Tuesday | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    This class offers a glimpse into the world of beat making and provides students with the skills to make beats for a variety of genres such as hip...

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    THE ACTING STUDIOS

    Ages 16 - Adult | Wednesday | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    The Acting Studios teaching artist Susan McCain follows legendary Lee Strasberg’s design. This technique begins with Sensory work, the heart of the method, which focuses on nailing that...

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    CALLIGRAPHY AND THEN SOME

    Ages 16 - Adult | Wednesday | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    The art of lettering is everywhere, and we can see these incredible masterpieces on store fronts, letters, and online. Join local teaching artist Bo Hughins as he guides...

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    SWING AND SHOUT

    Ages 18 - Adult | Thursday | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    The Roaring 20s are about to be back and now’s your chance to dance like the greats! Spend your Mondays with ArtPlay and Steel City Swing learning the...

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    A STORY’S PURPOSE

    Ages 18 - Adult | Thursday | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    This entertaining and enlightening storytelling class will allow you to develop, share, and explore your unique abilities to communicate and express your creativity and thoughts. Whether you are...

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    GALLERY YOGA

    Ages 17 - Adult | Monday | 5:20 pm - 7:00 pm

    Join ArtPlay as we invade the innovative spaces of the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA) with our own creative way of doing yoga! Classes will be...

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    INTRODUCTION TO IMPROV COMEDY

    Ages 16 - Adult | Monday | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    This class will teach the fundamentals of long-form improvisation, including how to create strong characters, play at the top of one’s intelligence, and build strong comedic scenes together...

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    INTRO TO PODCASTING

    Ages 16 - Adults | Monday | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    In 6 weeks, you and a partner will learn the ins and outs of podcasting and will walk away with your first episode of your very own podcast.