Memoir Writing Workshop II (virtual)

VIRTUAL CLASS For those who have already participated in Susan Jane Gilman’s introductory workshop, “Telling Your Own Story” Memoir Writing Workshop that was held online by The Center in October 2020. Participants will continue to develop their skills and writing from Part I. This month-long follow-up course will pick up where Part I left off, and is customized to focus on participants creative needs and interests. It will include sessions on “showing not telling,” how to master the art of dialogue, using different types of language, and editing. There will be exercises, spirited discussions, light reading assignments, and workshops. The instructor hopes that it will reinvigorate and inspire everyone after the holidays.   Instructor: Susan Jane Gilman Location: Online via Zoom. A link will be sent to you the week before. Dates: January 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 (8 weeks) Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Ages: 17+ Cost: $250 RegisterRead More

Playwriting 101: Writing the Short Play (virtual)

VIRTUAL CLASS Playwriting 101: Writing The Short Play is designed specifically to meet the needs of students who have a wide range of writing experience focusing on the fundamentals of playwriting (character, structure, dialogue, action, and conflict). Writing The Short Play teaches the specific art of writing a satisfying ten-minute play with the end goal of having students complete a rough first-draft.         Instructor: Patricia Cotter Location: Online via Zoom. A link will be sent to you the week before. Dates: February 10, 17, 24, March 3 (4 weeks) Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Ages: 17+ Cost: $125 Register   Looking for inspiration?  Check out the short plays featured on the Playing on Air podcast.   About the Instructor   Patricia Cotter holds accolades including; American Academy of Arts Letters, Richard Rodgers Award, Daytime Emmy Award, and a Writers Guild of America Award. She has taught improv at The Groundling TheatreRead More

Registration is open for Winter ’21 Youth Classes & Workshop for Adults

We have expanded beyond Summer Camps to offer classes for youth in the Fall, Winter and Spring. Arts education isn’t just for the young! The Center for the Arts now offers a wide variety of arts education for adults 17+ including one-time workshops, week-long intensive classes, series and weekly programs. Locations range from in-house to virtual depending on the program.