Encore creative arts for mature adults
Painting for Pleasure
This studio art class will focus on exploration of painting through the use of watercolor, acrylics, and a variety of techniques. Classroom work will focus on exploring themes and materials used in the JoySmith Gallery exhibit and will include a gallery talk given by the director. The class will culminate in an exhibition in the FireHouse Gallery and a reception. Reader’s Theatre for Adults Have you ever wondered what it is like to be part of a theatrical production? Let us help you discover the thespian inside! Reader’s Theatre is a specific style where actors are not required to memorize lines, and is a low-pressure, highly enjoyable method of studying theatre. Students will work on one-act plays from different eras and literary genres during the class. They will master ways of expressing character in reader’s theatre, such as voice and speech and gestural language. The class will be fully accessible to physically limited participants. At the end of the session, students will present a culminating performance for friends and family, followed by a reception with refreshments.
Dancing Your Dance
Are you a secret living room dancer or always wanted to dance? This class offers guided dance experiences that let you explore the delight of movement that enhances your expressive potential. All classes include activities that enhance core strength and flexibility, and guided relaxation. The class will be taught to live music, a “best practice” in this kind of teaching, as the music supports the class activities. Participants will gain physical and mental agility, as well as mastering dance phrases and overall choreography. The class will culminate with a showing for friends and family, based on class experience, followed by a reception..
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