Virtual Summer Arts

STARTING JULY 13, 2020 and JULY 14th
FREE CLASSES that meet on Zoom for 4 weeks

REGISTRATION FORM FOLLOWS CLASS DESCRIPTIONS BELOW


ACT & WRITE / Ages 8-11
Mondays & Wednesdays / 12:00PM – 1:00PM
Instructor: Andre N. Jones
Act and Write is learning to act by doing and writing it down. A fun class for children that awakens imagination, exploration, and possibility. The class involves basic acting exercises and individual writing activities that inform the creation of characters and situations. Participants come together virtually with their characters to create a scene and interact with each other.
Class requirements:
– Access to the internet
– Consistent participation

EMOTE / Acting & Intent / Ages 12-15
Mondays & Wednesdays / 1:00PM – 2:00PM
Instructor: Andre N. Jones
Acting, Theater Games, Improvisations, Exercises
An exciting 4 weeks meeting via Zoom that brings the participant’s natural responses to given situations to inform how a character responds (acts). Theater games and exercises will be used to guide each participant in creating their own content, in the form of monologue or scene dialogue.
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PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO / Ages 10-12
Tuesdays & Thursdays / 12:00PM – 1:00PM
Instructor: Natasha Cohen-Carroll

PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO / Ages 13-15
Tuesdays & Thursdays / 1:00PM – 2:00PM
Instructor: Natasha Cohen-Carroll

This program will focus on photography and video using smart phone cameras. We go over basic photography components and concepts through fun activities. Each week will focus on a different theme that will encourage students to look at everyday life with fresh eyes and to find the hidden poetry of their surroundings. The students will participate in an engaging and collaborative projects using photo, video and poetry that they can accomplish from home.
First 2 weeks: Photography
Second 2 weeks: Video

Class requirements:
Access to a smart phone with a camera
Access to a computer/laptop
Consistent participation
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INTRODUCTION TO VIDEO GAME DESIGN / Ages 8-11
THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL
Tuesdays & Thursdays / 1:00PM – 2:00PM
Instructor: Nailah Shabazz
In this class, students will learn how to program and create their own video game using Scratch. They will learn the main concepts of programming. These concepts will later on be applied when they create their respective video games. The students will create small practice games before moving on to their final game. In addition to programming, the students will draw and design their characters/backgrounds for their game. These characters/backgrounds will be uploaded into their final game.

Class requirements:
– A Phone with a working camera
– An operating laptop/desktop (must be able to download Scratch and upload pictures)
– Drawing materials (pencils, markers, color pencils, etc.)
– A notebook
– Paper or a Sketchbook
– Consistent participation


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