ArtPlay Classes

Pre-K

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    GLITTER, GREEN, AND GOLD

    Ages 4 - 6 | Saturdays | 10:00 am - 10:45 am

    This mixed media art class with the Wacky Nanny focuses on imagination and creation. Children will be led through projects that will open their creative minds and allow...

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    ONCE UPON A PAINTBRUSH

    Ages 2 - 4 | Saturdays | 11:00 am - 11:45 am

    Favorite storybooks and fairytales invite us to use our imagination and bring the pages to life. In this class, your young artists will explore an exciting new story...

Elementary & Middle

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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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    Get Creative

    Ages 7 - 12 | Mondays | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Does your little one like to draw, doodle or paint? Traditional and non-traditional art projects will be sure to delight and challenge your little artiste! We will use...

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    Musical Theatre Basics

    Ages 7 - 12 | Wednesdays | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    All the world’s a stage and a stage is meant for dancing and singing.  Join Jenn Palmieri from UAB’s Department of Musical Theatre as she shares her talents...

High School

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    Capture This!

    Ages 14 - 18 | Tuesdays | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Does your teen have an affinity for taking pictures? Are they obsessed with Instagram? In our class, students can take that interest in the photographic image and turn...

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    Intro to Watercolor

    Ages 14 - 18 | Wednesdays | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Learn the fundamentals of playing and exploring with watercolors from acclaimed artist Michael Locke. Michael shares his process of selecting the proper paints and brushes to get started...

Adult

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    Intro 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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    More Than Stand Up

    Ages 19+ | Tuesdays | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    This class is an intro to writing and performing stand-up comedy with a focus on finding the funny in everyday life situations, finding your unique comedy voice and...

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    Intro to Watercolor for Adults

    Ages 19 - Adult | Tuesdays | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Learn the fundamentals of playing and exploring with watercolors from acclaimed artist Michael Locke. Michael shares his process of selecting the proper paints and brushes to get started...

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    The Acting Studios

    Ages 16 - Adult | Wednesdays | 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...

  • 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 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...

Workshops