ArtPlay Classes

High School

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    MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP: VOCAL AUDITION AND SONG INTERPRETATION

    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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    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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    JOURNALING: A JOURNEY TO YOU

    Ages 14 - 17 | Tuesday | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    Dear Diary… today I started to find myself through the art of journaling. Learn different journaling techniques, exercises, tools, and resources. There are many benefits to journaling including...

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    SWING & SHOUT JR.

    Ages 13 - 17 | Thursday | 3:30 pm - 5:00 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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    GROUP GUITAR Guitar B

    Ages 13 - 16 | Thursday | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Ever wanted to learn guitar but didn’t know where to start? Learn better in a group? Then this class is for you! Whether you’re a novice or intermediate,

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    THE FORMIDABLE 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,

  • All That Glitters is Gold Leaf

    Ages Ages 16+ | Saturday | 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Artist Patty B. Driscoll will open her studio to teach an Introduction to Gold Leaf Water Gilding. In this workshop, we will explore the traditional gilding techniques 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...

  • ArtPlay: ArtClay

    Ages Ages 16+ | saturday | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Choose from a number of different shapes and textures to create your very own ceramic ornament that you can display at any time of the year! Creations will...

  • 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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    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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    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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    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.

  • All That Glitters is Gold Leaf

    Ages Ages 16+ | Saturday | 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Artist Patty B. Driscoll will open her studio to teach an Introduction to Gold Leaf Water Gilding. In this workshop, we will explore the traditional gilding techniques of...

  • ArtPlay: ArtClay

    Ages Ages 16+ | saturday | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Choose from a number of different shapes and textures to create your very own ceramic ornament that you can display at any time of the year! Creations will...

  • Live and Let’s Dye (A Lesson in Natural Dyes)

    Ages Ages 18+ | Saturday | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    In this workshop, we will dye yarn and fabrics with three natural dyes: osage, cochineal, and indigo. Participants will see how each of the dyes is produced and...

  • Painting Between the Wines: Pet Portraits

    Ages Ages 21+ | Saturday | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    We all know that your pet is your best friend and now is a chance to show them off! Enjoy a glass of wine while you paint your...