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W i n t e8r 201 ng Spri 2019

performance exhibitions classes


thank you!

A heartfelt thank you to these companies, grantors, and organizations who provide the Lawrence Arts Center funding, materials, and other types of support, allowing us to stretch our limited budget and resources and create meaningful arts experiences with and for the community! We couldn’t do everything in this catalog without your support!

creative placemakers $20,000+ DOUG & MARY GLASNAPP FAMILY FUND OF THE DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

HARRISON FAMILY FUND OF THE DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

ETHEL & RAYMOND F. RICE FOUNDATION

creative placemakers

JEFF & MARY WEINBERG OF THE JEDEL FAMILY FOUNDATION

THOMAS D. GALLOWAY FAMILY

SABATINI FAMILY FOUNDATION

$10,000–$19,999

inspiration society $5,000-$9,999

imagination society $1,000-$4,999 ANN DEAN PHOTOGRAPHY

TERESA MULINAZZI KEMPF, CFP AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. PALEY PROPERTIES

Prairie Band Potawatomie Nation

illumination society $500-$999 Bittersweet Floral & Design Checker’s

Dance Shoppe of Kansas City Free State Brewing Company

Gould Evans Associates

Downtown Lawrence, Inc. Fuzzy’s Taco Shop Great Harvest Bread Company Jimmy John’s Kennedy Glass Lawrence Delta Zeta Alumni Marston Hearing McAlister’s Deli

Minsky’s Mr. Goodcents On the Rocks Paden Photography Papa Keno’s Party America Pendleton’s Country Market Pickleman’s Gourmet Café

Sunflower Rentals

The Dentists of Lawrence

patron up to $499 715 Biemer’s BBQ Central United Methodist Church Cici’s Cottin’s Hardware Dennis Brown Painting Dillon’s Domino’s Pizza

Piersol Foundation Pet World Prairie Elf Tree Farm Royal Crest Lanes Rudy’s Pizzaria Sarpino’s Pizza Simpson Foundation Sylas & Maddy’s

The Roost Townplace Suites Lawrence Downtown Weaver’s Wheatfield’s Bakery and Café Yello Sub


find classes & events

ARTS TUTORIALS Individual sessions are available with Arts Center teaching staff in all areas and mediums. RATES BEGIN AT $36 PER HOUR. CALL FOR MORE INFO!

5 preschool/ kindergarten 7 elementary school middle & high school 10 2-6 YEAR OLDS

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1ST–5TH GRADE

6TH–12 GRADE

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performance opportunities & auditions

14 family classes performing arts, 15 exhibitions & special events –18 PULL OUT/PIN UP SECTION

19 adult classes 23 free family art experiences!

winter 2018/ spring 2019 volume xx | no 3

WELCOME! The mission of the Lawrence Arts Center is to create excellent and meaningful arts experiences with and for the community through education, exhibitions, and performances.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS Jean Anderson Don Buchner Clare Doveton Chris English Joshua Falleaf Ron Gaches Matt Gilhousen Joan Golden

David Hollond Sheryl Jacobs Isabel Johnson Whitney Lang Cindy Maude Dalton Paley Margie Wakefield Hong Zhang

NATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD Mike Michaelis Deanell Reece Tacha

Roger Shimomura Susan Tate

ON THE COVER (COVER) detail from Jen Unekis, The Commitment of

Luck, Acrylic, Graphite, Oil Stick on Panel, 48 x 60”, 2018. (ANNUAL FUND DRIVE ART, PP 31) Judith G. Levy, Lawrence, KS, detail from The People’s House, Panoramic Postcard Series,1/10, Archival digital prints, 60 x 23”, 2015.

This catalog is published three times annually by the Lawrence Arts Center, and is made possible by our advertisers. If you would like to advertise in the course and events catalog please contact Amy Albright, amy@lawrenceartscenter.org or 785.843.2787. The Lawrence Arts Center is located at 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, Kansas 66044. Photographs in this catalog are by Ann Dean, Marlo Angell, Jeremy Rockwell, Kyla Strid, Neal Barbour, and Amy Albright unless noted.


how to enroll

STAFF Chief Executive Officer Margaret Weisbrod Morris margaret@lawrenceartscenter.org Chief Operating Officer Stacy Galloway Haywood business@lawrenceartscenter.org Graphic Designer Amy Albright | amy@lawrenceartscenter.org Exhibitions Director Ben Ahlvers | ben@lawrenceartscenter.org Director of New Media Marlo Angell | marlo@lawenceartscenter.org

Member enrollment begins November 11 Open enrollment begins November 18

BROWSE: lawrenceartscenter.org 24 hours a day to enroll,

Tr y o u r purchase tickets, become a member, or donate. rove d p im & w ne ent e e n r o ll m 785.843.2787 Seven days a week, 9AM - 9PM. o n li n CALL: ! m e t s y s We’d love to hear from you.

Director of Youth Education Neal Barbour | neal@lawrenceartscenter.org Artistic Director of Lawrence Ballet Theatre Cynthia Crews | ccrews@lawrenceartscenter.org Early Childhood Education Assistant Andria Devlin | andria@lawrenceartscenter.org Office Manager Jennifer Donnelly | jennifer@lawrenceartscenter.org Technical Director & Production Manager Samaria Fleig | samaria@lawrenceartscenter.org Development Director Cindy Hart   | chart@lawrenceartscenter.org Grant Writer Jackie Hedeman  | jacquelin@lawrenceartscenter.org School of Dance Coordinator Olivia Hernández | olivia@lawrenceartscenter.org Print Studio Coordinator Kate Horvat | kate@lawrenceartscenter.org Database Administrator Brent Lind | brent@lawrenceartscenter.org Visual Arts Education Coordinator Anne Luben | anne@lawrenceartscenter.org Studio Manager Adam Meistrell | adam@lawrenceartscenter.org School of Dance Director Hanan Misko | hanan@lawrenceartscenter.org Development Coordinator Alex Olson | alex@lawrenceartscenter.org Associate Director of Performing Arts & Education Amanda Pintore | amanda@lawrenceartscenter.org Director of Early Childhood Education Linda Reimond | preschool@lawrenceartscenter.org Facility Maintenance Director Steve Richardson | stever@lawrenceartscenter.org Exhibitions Assistant Jeremy Rockwell | jeremy@lawrenceartscenter.org Events Coordinator Kelly Rodriguez | kelly@lawrenceartscenter.org

VISIT: 940 New Hampshire St. in downtown Lawrence. Let us help you find just the right class. MEMBERSHIP HAS ITS BENEFITS! Popular classes tend to fill fast, so Arts Center members enjoy a full week of early enrollment, and a 10% discount on all regular class enrollments! Member prices are shown in parentheses throughout class listings. Membership discounts cannot be used with other special offers, for preschool tuition, or for individual sessions.

Financial aid, Scholarships & Discounts

Art is for everyone. Arts education should never be out of reach.

FINANCIAL AID is available on a sliding scale based on income throughout the year for youth and adults interested in classes. Applications are available at the front desk and online. Last year we provided over $120,000 in financial aid! MULTIPLE ENROLLMENT DANCE CLASS DISCOUNT: By enrolling in multiple dance classes, individuals and families can receive a 15%-30% discount. Must enroll at the front desk to receive discount. BOYS DANCE SCHOLARSHIPS are for young men who demonstrate a strong interest in the field of dance. Applicants must be in 2nd-12th grade to be eligible. Contact Hanan Misko to apply. Established in 1997, CARMINE BALLERE SCHOLARSHIPS are awarded by audition to two students who have demonstrated excellence in dance and a commitment to their craft. TRY IT BEFORE YOU BUY IT! Give any dance class a try. The first one is on us. Call the front desk for more information about discounts and trial classes. CREATIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIPS are available. Contact Neal Barbour (visual arts) and Cindy Crews (LBT) for more information.

Director of Residencies & Adult Education Kyla Strid | kyla@lawrenceartscenter.org Director of Performing Arts Elizabeth Sullivan | elizabeth@lawrenceartscenter.org

CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR STAFF & FACULTY BIOS lawrenceartscenter.org

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ACCESSIBILITY to facilities, programming, and the website is imperative at the Lawrence Arts Center. All patrons requiring an accommodation, auxiliary aid, or other service are encouraged to inquire at the front desk. The Hearing Loop, an assistive listening system, is now available. Special thanks to our partners at Lawrence Sign Up for providing updated braille signage throughout the building.

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preschool & kindergarten

ART EXPLORATIONS SCHOOL OF DANCE Play clothes are a must!

AGES 2 TO 3

Coloring Outside the Lines Linda Reimond This child/adult class allows you and your 2- or 3-year-old to explore the arts together. We will paint and play, and sing and play, and print and play in a hands-on atmosphere. Plan to get messy; play clothes are a must! Must be 2 by first day of class. WEC1: 1/11-2/1, FR, 9:30 AM-10:30 AM, $66 ($59.40) WEC2: 1/11-2/1, FR, 10:45 AM-11:45 AM, $66 ($59.40) SEC1: 3/22-4/12, FR, 9:30 AM-10:30 AM, $66 ($59.40) SEC2: 3/22-4/12, FR, 10:45 AM-11:45 AM, $66 ($59.40) SEC3: 4/19-5/10, FR, 9:30 AM-10:30 AM, $66 ($59.40) SEC4: 4/19-5/10, FR, 10:45 AM-11:45 AM, $66 ($59.40)

AGES 1 TO 2

WEE Dance!

Amanda Pintore

This class will bring parents and children together to create mobility and foster creativity using developmentally appropriate songs and games. We will use creative dance as a springboard into exploration and discovery—expressing stories, ideas, and dreams—all while learning the ins and outs of being in classroom/dance studio setting. Tuition is for one pair. WDYWD1: 1/28-2/25, MO, 10:00 AM-10:50 AM, $68 ($61.20) SDYWD1: 3/18-4/8, MO, 10:00 AM-10:50 AM, $54 ($48.60)

Linda Reimond

Integrated Arts is ideal for your child’s first class away from home, or as a supplement to traditional preschool programs. In addition to creating in the art studio, we will “do art” with guest artists including printmaking, ceramics, dance, and music, to name a few. Play clothes a must! Child must be fully toilet trained. Must be 3 by first day of class. WEI1: 1/11-2/1, FR, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM, $80 ($72) SEI1: 3/22-5/10, FR, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM, $160 ($144)

Family Yoga

Little Movers Ana Glocker, Betsy McCafferty

LITTLE MOVERS CLASSES ARE DESIGNED TO IMPROVE MOTOR SKILLS, SELF-CONTROL, AND ENCOURAGE CONFIDENCE IN MOVEMENT WITHIN A PLAYFUL ENVIRONMENT.

AGES 3 TO 4

Preschool Dance I

WDYLM16: Ana, 1/12-5/11, SA, 9:00 AM-9:45 AM, $207.50 ($186.75) No class on 3/16. AGES 3.5 TO 4.5

AGES 3 TO 5

AGES 3 TO 5

Integrated Arts

VISIT THE SCHOOL OF DANCE WEBPAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION. SOME CLASSES PERFORM IN THE ANNUAL END-OF-YEAR SHOWCASE HELD MAY 17 & 18.

Erin Urich

Come ‘play’ yoga with your little ones! Adult and Child Yoga classes will include learning a variety of yoga poses, songs, games, breathing, and mindfulness exercises. This is a great opportunity to bond and have some fun with your child/grandchild while experiencing all the benefits of yoga! Tuition is for one pair. (Session I) WDYFY15: 1/11-2/1, FR, 10 AM-10:50 AM, $60 ($54) (Session II) WDYFY25: 2/15-3/8, FR, 10 AM-10:50 AM, $60 ($54) (Session III) WDYFY35: 4/12-5/3, FR, 10 AM-10:50 AM, $60 ($54)

Preschool Dance II

WDYLM26: Ana, 1/12-5/11, SA, 9:50 AM-10:35 AM, $207.50 ($186.75) No class on 3/16. WDYLM21: Betsy,1/7-5/13, MO, 3:45 PM-4:30 PM, $207.50 ($186.75) No class on 1/21 & 3/11. AGES 4 TO 5

Preschool Dance III

WDYLM36: Ana, 1/12-5/11, SA, 10:40 AM-11:25 AM, $207.50 ($186.75) No class on 3/16.

SCHOOL OF THEATRE & MUSIC

ALL SESSIONS WILL BE RECORDED

Play Lab! Baby Disco

Amanda Pintore, Braden Young

COST OF ENROLLMENT INCLUDES ADULT AND CHILD.

AGES 1 TO 3 Join us for our Play Lab series, a research-based space for very young children and their caregivers to create with artists. This session we will collaborate with 1-3 year olds to develop original live music and artwork for Baby Disco: a daytime dance party for 0-6 year olds. Caregivers will join their children in improvised dancing and glow in the dark painting while a musician composes on the spot. WI-AYZ116: 3/23-3/30, SA, 9-9:45 AM, $30 ($27)

AGES 4 TO 6 Join us for our Play Lab series, a research-based space for very young children and their caregivers to create with artists. This session we will collaborate with 4-6 year olds to develop original live music and artwork for Baby Disco: a daytime dance party for 0-6 year olds. Caregivers will join their children in improvised dancing and glow in the dark painting while a musician composes on the spot. WI-AYZ126: 3/23-3/30, SA, 10:15 -11 AM, $30 ($27)

Linda Reimond Arts-Based Preschool Fall Enrollment Opens February 9th! 33 YEARS INSPIRING CHILDREN. 33 YEARS ENCOURAGING A LIFETIME LOVE OF LEARNING. The Lawrence Arts Center’s Arts-Based Preschool offers a creative approach to early education. The preschool provides social, motor, and creative experiences within an award winning curriculum. The program includes music, creative movement, sculpture, painting, drama, drawing, and opportunities to work with visiting artists alongside experienced early education specialists. This caring, thoughtful early educational environment nurtures creative thinking, decision making, imagination, and cultural awareness.

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To enroll or for more information contact Linda Reimond, Director of Early Childhood Education, at 785.843.2787 or preschool@lawrenceartscenter.org.

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preschool & kindergarten Play clothes are a must!

ART EXPLORATIONS

Kinder Ballet

KINDERGARTEN

Kindergarteners Exploring Art Joeleyn Trahan Current kindergarteners can explore different art mediums and various techniques. Perfect for a curious beginner or one wanting a creative challenge. WEK1: 1/26-3/2, SA, 9:30-11 AM, $96 ($81)

Art Outside the Box

Joeleyn Trahan

Explore art outside the kindergarten classroom curriculum both indoors and outdoors. Big, creative, and innovative! For children currently in kindergarten. SEK1: 3/30-5/4, SA, 9:30-11 AM, $96 ($81) GRADES K TO 2

Clay Play

SCHOOL OF DANCE

VISIT THE SCHOOL OF DANCE WEBPAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION. SOME CLASSES PERFORM IN THE ANNUAL END-OF-YEAR SHOWCASE HELD MAY 17 & 18.

Traci Bunkers

Learn the basics of hand building in clay with slabs, balls, and coils to make functional and decorative pieces. We’ll play with textures, carving & sculpting to manipulate the clay into bowls, chia pets, monster pots, and other fun stuff. WYC144: 1/7-3/4, MO, 4-5 PM, $112 ($100.80) SYC144: 3/18-5/6, 4-5 PM, $112 ($100.80)

Stephanie Day, Betsy McCafferty

KINDERGARTEN Students are introduced to the basic elements of Ballet through simple ballet movements and participate in storytelling using movement. No class on 1,/21, 3/11, 7 3/16. WDYKB1: Betsy, 1/7-5/13, MO, 4:30 -5:15 PM, $207.50 ($186.75) WDYKB6: Stephanie, 1/12-5/11, SA, 11:30 AM-12:15 PM, $207.50 ($186.75)

Storybook Drama Series

IDEAL FOR A CHILD’S FIRST THEATRE CLASS EXPERIENCE.

GRADES PRE-K TO K

You Must Wear a Hat! Kayla Sandusky

SCHOOL OF THEATRE & MUSIC

We will act out and explore Simon Phillip’s book, You Must Wear a Hat!, where a child and his cool collection of animal friends work together to attend a most fabulous hat party. WI-AYZ156: 1/19, SA, 10:30-11:30 AM, $15 ($13.50)

Treasure Trunk Theatre Kayla Sandusky

Not All Princesses Wear Pink

GRADES PRE-K TO K

Come open our treasure trunk filled with delightful objects, mysteries, and surprises. Students will use their voices, bodies, and imaginations in a new adventure every week. WI-AYZ136: 2/9-3/2, SA, 9-10 AM, $60 ($54) GRADES K TO 3

Kayla Sandusky

We will act out and explore Jane Yolen’s book, Not All Princesses Wear Pink, where girls jump in mud puddles and climb trees, play sports, and make messes—all while wearing their tiaras! WI-AYZ166: 1/26, SA, 10:30-11:30 AM, $15 ($13.50)

Winter Magic!

Leah Towle

I Am Yoga

Improv for Kids

Leah Towle

Dinotrux Dig the Beach Kayla Sandusky We will act out and explore Chris Gall’s book, Dinotrux Dig the Beach, where a group of mighty monsters roll down to the beach to build the best sandcastle ever. WI-AYZ176: 5/4, SA, 10:30-11:30 AM, $15 ($13.50)

Winter is here! Students will use their bodies, voices, and imaginations to create their own icy adventures filled with wintry animals, faraway places, and wintertime magic. WI-AYZ146: 1/12-1/26, SA, 9:-10 AM, $50 ($45)

Students will learn the basic rules of improvisation by participating in theatre exercises and games. Working together, students will explore on-the-spot collaboration and imagination. WI-AYZ196: 1/12-3/2, SA, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM, $160 ($144)

Lauralee Chabot

We will act out and explore Susan Verde’s book, I Am Yoga, where eagles soar among the clouds, a star twinkles in the night sky, and a boat sails across the sea. WI-AYZ186: 4/27, SA, 10:30-11:30 AM, $15 ($13.50)

Join the fun with a THEATRE & DANCE FOR THE VERY YOUNG musical adaptation of GOODNIGHT MOON, a childhood classic, and support our early childhood 24 • 25 • 26 • 27 scholarships. MORE INFORMATION ON PAGE 16. SUPPORTED BY THE SABATINI FAMILY FOUNDATION

JANUARY

Kelly Galloway Arts-Based Kindergarten Fall Enrollment Opens February 9th!

With a special focus on preparing young students to develop innovation skills, the creative, arts- and play-based curriculum developed at Lawrence Arts Center sets the stage for a lifetime love of learning. Unique learning centers are custom designed daily to engage young children and to offer creative, hands-on ways of learning standardized academic skills. We are constantly, actively learning and exploring core concepts through a variety of interactive experiences both in and out of the classroom. Each academic center is designed to meet your child where they are academically. Our teacher/student ratio and small group centers allow us to work to meet children’s individual learning needs and styles in a rich, cultural environment. Children who are age 5 before August 31st are eligible to enroll. For more information about getting your child into our innovative program, please contact Linda Reimond, Director of Early Childhood Education at 785.843.2787, or preschool@lawrenceartscenter.org.   SAVE THE DATE:  Prospective Kindergarten Parent Information Night February 6, 2019 at 7 pm.

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1st–5th Grade

elementary school classes

GRADES 1 TO 5

Fiber Arts

Katie Alldritt

Explore the fabulous world of textiles through weaving, mixed media sculptures, appliqué, image transfer, and additional techniques. Along with fabric, wool, and yarn, students will work with varied fibers to create memorable masterpieces. WYD196: 1/9-2/27, WE, 2:45 PM-4:15 PM, $136.50 ($122.85) SYD196: 3/19-5/7, TU, 4:30-6 PM, $136.50 ($122.85)

Time Traveler Mask Making Traci Bunkers After researching masks from different countries, cultures, and time periods, we’ll sculpt, cut, and color to create our own 2-D and 3-D masks out of paper, clay, plaster, gauze, and foam. WYJ434: 1/10-2/28, TH, 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, $136.5 ($122.85)

Animals in Art GRADES K TO 2

Clay Play

Traci Bunkers

Learn the basics of hand building in clay with slabs, balls, and coils to make functional and decorative pieces. We’ll play with textures, carving & sculpting to manipulate the clay into bowls, chia pets, monster pots, and other fun stuff. WYC144: 1/7-3/4, MO, 4-5 PM, $112 ($100.80) SYC144: 3/18-5/6, MO, 4-5 PM, $112 ($100.80) GRADES 1 TO 2

Art Around The World Katie Alldritt Explore the world through visual arts and dance over the course of 12 weeks. Students split each day between making art and learning dance or performance centered around different cultures of the world. WYD112: 1/8-5/7, TU, 1:00 PM-3:30 PM, $275 ($247.50) Arts Studio

Katie Alldritt

Explore drama, dance, and visual arts over the course of 12 weeks. Each day provides a mix of movement and visual arts, giving students a fun filled afternoon. This class is focused on virtual and home school students, but anyone is encouraged to join. WYD114: 1/10-5/9, TH, 1:00 PM-3:30 PM, $275 ($247.50)

Creative Prints

Brandon Keenan

Enter the world of printmaking! Carve blocks, roll ink, make multiples. A variety of techniques will be explored including monoprints, relief, foil prints, screenprinted t-shirts, and more! WYR214: 1/8-2/26, TU, 4:00 PM-5:30 PM, $136.50 ($122.85)

Drawing and Painting

Katie Alldritt

Have fun with all types of drawing and painting, exploring the numerous mediums of two dimensional art. Paint, pastel, chalk, conte crayon, india ink, color pencil, markers-each week students will try different mediums and new techniques to discover what best suits their style. WYD144: 1/9-2/27, WE, 4:30-6 PM, $136.50 ($122.85) SYD144: 3/20-5/8, WE, 4:30-6 PM, $136.50 ($122.85)

Digital Doodles

Cathy Joritz

Young artists will be introduced to beginning digital imagemaking. Create with tech using Photoshop to color, doodle, add filters, and collage found images! SYD611A: 3/19-5/7, TU, 4-5:30 PM, $136.50 ($122.85)

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Katie Alldritt

Animals are everywhere, especially in art. Practice drawing, painting, and sculpting your favorite animals in all their wondrous colors and forms. WYD1116A: 1/12-3/2, SA, 11 AM-12:30 PM, $136.50 ($122.85) SYD1116B: 3/23-5/11, SA, 11 AM-12:30 PM, $136.50 ($122.85)

Artrageous

Katie Alldritt

In this 3D multimedia class, students will explore sculpture in many forms. Using clay, metal, beads, polymer, wood, moldable plastic, and more, students create a variety of functional and decorative forms that push the bounds of imagination. WYD316: 1/12-3/2, SA, 9-10:30 AM, $136.50 ($122.85) SYD316: 3/23-5/11, SA, 9-10:30 AM, $136.50 ($122.85)

Jewelry and Other Wearable Sculpture Bailey Marable Explore making all types of wearables in all types of mediums. Use techniques in beading, wire, metal, fibers, and other 3D mediums. SYD196B: 3/21-5/9, TH, 4:30-6 PM, $146.50 ($131.85) GRADES 3 TO 5

Animezing

Katie Alldritt

Create your own anime, kawaii, and cartoon characters with copic markers, pencil, and variety of 2D mediums. WYD334: 1/10-2/28, TH, 4:30-6 PM, $136.50 ($122.85) SYD334: 3/21-5/9, TH, 4:30-6 PM, $136.50 ($122.85)

Art Around The World Leah Towle Explore the world through visual arts and dance over the course of 12 weeks. Students split each day between making art and learning dance or performance centered around different cultures of the world. WYD312: 1/8-5/7, TU, 1-3:30 PM, $275 ($247.50) Arts Studio

Amanda Clark

Explore drama, dance, and visual arts over the course of 12 weeks. Each day provides a mix of movement and visual arts, giving students a fun filled afternoon. This class is focused on virtual and home school students, but anyone is encouraged to join. WYD314: 1/10-5/9, TH, 1-3:30 PM, $275 ($247.50)

Clay In Many Ways Traci Bunkers Students will learn the fundamentals for working in clay using a variety of techniques to construct sculptural and functional work. The focus will be on handbuilding, but throwing on the wheel will also be covered. WYC633B: 1/8-2/26, TU, 4-5:30 PM, $136.50 ($122.85)

Creating Digital Characters Cathy Joritz

Who are your favorite characters and what do you like about them? This class will explore ways of designing and creating characters using digital drawing, caricature, and collage using Photoshop basics. All tools will be taught in class! WYC116: 1/8-2/26, TU, 4:-5:30 PM, $136.05 ($122.85)

Digital Animation

Cathy Joritz

Digital Comics

Cathy Joritz

Drawing and Painting

Katie Alldritt

Digital tools make animation something that every child can learn! This class will introduce students to basic tools to move digital objects and characters in a scene, resulting in their own digitally animated sequences! WYX341A: 3/23-5/11, SA, 1-2 PM $136.50 ($122.85) Comics allow us to tell stories by combining words with narrative images. Beginning with personal writing, use digital methods to illustrate a story of your own! SYC116: 1/12-3/2, SA, 1-2 PM, $136.50 ($122.85)

Have fun with all types of drawing and painting, exploring the numerous mediums of two dimensional art. Paint, pastel, chalk, conte crayon, india ink, color pencil, markers-each week students will try different mediums and new techniques to discover what best suits their style. WYD343: 1/7-3/4, MO, 4:30-6 PM, $136.50 ($122.85) SYD343: 3/18-5/6, MO, 4:30-6 PM, $136.50 ($122.85)

Filmmaking

Christie Dobson

Printmakers

Traci Bunkers

Sew Fun

Traci Bunkers

Become a part of a film production team with local filmmaker Christie Dobson, making a movie over the course of the class. Conceive, storyboard, script, design, direct, act, shoot, edit-students choose their role and learn all aspects of directing and filmmaking, with an emphasis on storytelling. SYX344B: 1/7-3/4, MO, 4-6 PM, $160 ($144) Discover experimental printmaking & screen printing using ordinary & non-traditional materials! We’ll explore varied techniques such as monoprints, collagraphs, screen printing,inventive printing plates, rollers, and blocks. WYF144: 3/21-5/9, TH, 4:30-6 PM, $136.50 ($122.85)

Learn to design and sew fun projects that include fashion, room decor, and stuffed animals. We’ll start with hand sewing and move up to using a sewing machine while planning out our ideas in a sewing sketchbook. Embellishments and simple embroidery will also be covered. WYJ344: 1/9-2/27, WE, 3-4:30 PM, $146.50 ($131.85)

Yard Art Traci Bunkers Work with the bright colors & varied textures of broken plates, plastic bottles, silverware & beads to create mobiles, wall hangings, and garden ornaments to decorate your yard, porch or balcony. SYJ344: 3/20-5/8, WE, 3-4:30 PM, $146.50 ($131.85)

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GRADES K TO 3

Winter Magic!

Leah Towle

Winter is here! Students will use their bodies, voices, and imaginations to create their own icy adventures filled with wintry animals, faraway places, and wintertime magic. WI-AYZ146: 1/12-1/26, SA, 9:00 AM-10:00 AM, $50 ($45)

Improv for Kids Leah Towle Students will learn the basic rules of improvisation by participating in theatre exercises and games. Working together, students will explore on-the-spot collaboration and imagination. WI-AYZ196: 1/12-3/2, SA, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM, $160 ($144) GRADES 1 TO 4

Wacky Wizards and Puzzles Leah Towle

Find your wand and your best problem solving skills to learn the rules of being a wizard and puzzle your way through quests to save the world. WI-AYZ206: 1/12-1/26, SA, 12:30 PM-1:30 PM, $50 ($45)

SCHOOL’S OUT DAYS! Guerilla Art Spring Break Camp Katie Alldritt A guerrilla artist is someone who makes temporary art that is installed, performed, or attached in public places with the purpose of affecting the world in a creative or thoughtprovoking way. Guerrilla art adds to the cultural landscape of an area and creates a sense of community in a neighborhood. This class will introduce students to the methods and ideas behind guerrilla art, and exercise getting ideas out into the world, starting at the Arts Center itself, and expanding to the surrounding area when possible. Chalking, planting, stickering, leaving behind books, postering, miniature environments included. No supplies needed, just bring your sense of humor and fun. 1st-2nd Grade: SYX011: 3/11-3/15, MO-FR, 9 AM-4 PM, $232 ($208.80) 3rd-5th Grade: SYX031: 3/11-3/15, MO-FR, 9 AM-4 PM, $232 ($208.80)

Mini Masterpieces

Katie Alldritt

Honey, I shrunk the art!! This fun one-day workshop works to make normal-sized objects tiny. Shrink all sorts of art pieces into mini masterpieces in 3D, 2D, and performing arts. 1st-2nd Grade: WYX11: 2/15, FR, 9 AM-4 PM, $71 ($63.90) 3rd-5th Grade: WYX13: 2/15, FR, 9 AM-4 PM, $71 ($63.90)

A Very Blustery Day

Leah Towle

You’ll get blown away by this one-day workshop that looks at how wind works and all the fun you can have with it. Design wind sculptures and wind-inspired artwork while working with the narrative qualities of A.A. Milne’s characters from Winnie the Pooh and The Very Blustery Day. 1st-2nd Grade: WYX31: 3/1, FR, 9 AM-4 PM, $71 ($63.90) 3rd-5th Grade: WYX33: 3/1, FR, 9 AM-4 PM, $71 ($63.90)

The Illusionists

Katie Alldritt

Learn the physical secrets behind tricks and illusions as you work to create your very own magic show. Make the artwork, devise the acts, and know the science behind it all. You will design show posters and props and work on the stagemanship of being a magician in order to make a mini magic show. 1st-2nd Grade: WYX21: 2/21-2/22, TH-FR, 9-4 PM, $71 ($63.90) 3rd-5th Grade: WYX23: 2/21-2/22, TH-FR, 9-4 PM, $71 ($63.90)

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Chase Scenes and Physical Comedy

SCHOOL OF THEATRE & MUSIC GRADES 4 TO ADULT

LAC Ukulele Orchestra Matthew Mulnix Work as a group to create comic, vibrant ukulele performances in an orchestral setting. We’ll sing and play pop, rock, and vintage favourites as well as write our own songs. You will need your own ukulele and to feel somewhat comfortable with strumming and basic chords. WI-AYZ031: 1/7-4/29, MO, 5:30 PM-6:30 PM, $220 ($198) GRADES 5 TO 8

Musical Theatre Workshop: Junior

Rachel Naughtin, Justin Harbaugh

Our Junior Musical Theatre Workshop gives intense focus to singing, dancing, and acting simultaneously. Work with our seasoned professionals for two hours each Saturday over the course of ten weeks to sharpen your skills, prepare for SYT auditions, and perform a final showcase on May 5th. This class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WI-AYZ026: 2/16-5/4, SA, 9-11 AM, $220 ($198.00)

Acting Intensive: Junior Jeanne Averill Are you already preparing for our Summer Youth Theatre season? Wondering what it might be like to act on our main stage theatre? Join us for our Junior Acting Intensive to build valuable skills in character development, expressive voice, and dynamic choice-making on stage. This two hour, five week intensive will keep your skills fresh while you prepare for this summer! This class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WI-AYZ046: 1/12-2/9, SA, 9-11AM, $175 ($157.50) Improv Intensive: Junior Leah Towle Designed for all levels, our Junior Improv Intensive focuses on imagination, group collaboration, and quick thinking. Take your acting skills to the next level by working with our foremost improv instructor! This 90 minute class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WI-AYZ056: 3/23-4/13, SA, 1:30-3 PM, $90 ($81)

Leah Towle A class of epic proportion. Learn how to use your voice, body, and imagination to choreograph wild chase scenes and make moments of disaster that will have everybody laughing. WI-AYZ106: 2/9-3/2, SA, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM, $70 ($63) GRADES 5 TO 12

Introduction to Technical Theatre and Costuming: Oliver

Join us for an exciting hands-on experience that explores the fundamentals of technical theatre and costuming through the Lawrence Arts Center’s performance of Oliver. STUDENTS WORK WITH PROFESSIONAL TECHNICIAN SAMARIA FLEIG to build props, paint, learn sound, lights, stage management and run the performances as crew members and crew chiefs. Weekly Sunday classes with Samaria: 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, & 2/17. Tech week required rehearsals 2/18-2/21. Required performances February 22, 23, 24, and March 1, 2, 3. Classes will be held in the Scene Shop and the Main Stage. WI-AYZ017: 1/27-3/3, SU, 4-6 PM, $100 ($90) STUDENTS WILL WORK WITH PROFESSIONAL COSTUME DESIGNER AND TECHNICIAN ERIN MCELROY to learn the fundamentals of hand and machine sewing, alterations, costume and makeup design, and costume craft work. Students will also have the opportunity to see how a show runs from backstage with the option of working costume crew for the run of the show. Weekly Wednesday classes with Erin: 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, & 2/13. Tech week required dress rehearsals 2/19, 2/20, & 2/21. Performances optional 2/22-2/24 & 3/1-3/3. Classes will be held in the lower lobby. WI-AYZ023: 1/23-2/13, WE, 6-8:30 PM, $100 ($90)


SCHOOL OF DANCE

VISIT THE SCHOOL OF DANCE WEBPAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION. SOME CLASSES PERFORM IN THE ANNUAL END-OF-YEAR SHOWCASE HELD MAY 17 & 18.

Intro to Ballet J uliet Remmers, Stephanie Day

GRADES 1 Students learn the basic techniques of ballet through fundamental movements, as well as begin building their ballet vocabulary. No class on 1/21 & 3/11. WDYIB1: Juliet, 1/7-5/13, MO, 4:15 -5 PM, $207.50 ($186.75) WDYIB6: Stephanie, 1/12-5/11, SA, 12:15-1 PM, $196 ($176.40)

Ballet I

Juliet Remmers, Cynthia Crews

Grades 2 to 3 Beginning with Ballet I, School of Dance students

follow a sequential program in which the syllabus for each level is designed to encourage greater awareness of musicality and coordination as well as increased flexibility and strength. No class on 1/21 & 3/11. WDYB11: Juliet, 1/7-5/13, MO, 5:15-6:15 PM, $216 ($194.40) WDYB16: Cynthia, 1/12-5/11, SA, 10-11 AM, $216 ($194.40)

Ballet I: Boys

elementary school classes

Stretch, Strength, and Pointe Preparation

Hanan Misko

Grades 2 to 3 Designed specifically for the male dancer, this class

(Ballet IV only)

Juliet Remmers

This class teaches Ballet IV students exercises that increase body wellness & physical strength. Pre-pointe exercises will be taught. Students will not be placed on pointe. No class on 3/8 & 3/15. WDYSP5: 1/11-5/10, FR, 6-6:30 PM, $155 ($139.50) Grades 5 to 6

Contemporary

Amanda Pintore

Based on the philosophy that every person can and should dance, these classes focus on discovery and encourage play, structured improvisation, balance, and conditioning within a group of social peers. Class will perform in Ish, an original modern dance production, on March 8-9 (participation fees included in tuition), and in End-of-Year Showcase on March 17-18 (fees not included in tuition). No class on 3/12. This class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8.

Youth I Grades 1 to 2 WDYC12: 1/8-5/14, TU, 4:30-5:30 PM,

$272.46 ($245.21)

Youth II Grades 3 to 5 WDYC22: 1/8-5/14, TU, 5:30-6:30 PM, $272.46 ($245.21)

1st–5th Grade

Step Up Your Game!

(Boys Athletic Hip-Hop)

Raul Dueñas

Ages 6 to 10 Jump higher, leap further, move with increased

confidence in athletics and in life! This class is important for young athletes utilizing dance training to learn new moves for on and off the field by focusing on agility, flexibility, and strength training. No class on on 3/15. This class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8 WDYSTE5: 1/11-5/10, FR, 4:30-5:30 PM, $216 ($194.40)

Jazz I

Ana Glocker

Grades 1 to 2 This is an introductory Jazz technique class. Stu-

dents will learn the necessary fundamentals for stylized jazz choreography while working on rhythm, coordination, and character. No class on 3/7 on 3/14. This class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WDYJ14: 1/10-5/16, TH, 5:30-6:30 PM, $228 ($205.20)

focuses on the fundamentals of ballet technique while also building strength of technique in areas such as traveling, balancing, and jumping. No class on 3/13. Free for boys enrolled in another dance class. WDYBB13: 1/9-5/15, WE, 4:30 -5:30 PM, $219 ($197.10)

Movement Invention & Improvisation Juliet Remmers Workshop

Jazz II

explore movement and teaches various movement invention methods used to structure improvisation and generate choreography. WDYMI4: 1/10-2/28, TH, 5:00 PM-6:00 PM, $96 ($86.40)

Ballet II

Chinese Classical Dance Wanwan Cai

strengthen the technique needed to produce and perform dynamic leaps, kicks, body part isolation, syncopation, counter rhythm, and choreography. No class on 3/13. WDYJ23: 1/9-5/15, WE, 6-7 PM, $228 ($205.20)

Cynthia Crews

Grades 3 to 4 Two ballet classes a week are recommended at this

Grades 5 to 8 This class provides students a judgement-free space to

Ana Glocker

Grades 3 to 5 This is an Intermediate level class that aims to

Tap I

Donna Jo Harkrider

level. Students are also encouraged to enroll in Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Jazz, or Tap classes. No class on 3/16. WDYB25: 1/11-5/10, FR, 5:45-6:45 PM, $204 ($183.60) WDYB26: 1/12-5/11, SA, 9-10 AM, $216 ($194.40)

Learn the fundamentals of the graceful, fluid, and breathbased movements of Chinese Classical Dance. This class incorporates diverse influences such as folk dance, martial art movement, ballet, and Chinese opera to create a unique cultural art form. No class on 3/17.

This beginning tap class teaches fun and basic tap rhythms and combinations. No class on 3/12. This class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WDYT12: 1/8-5/14, TU, 6:30-7:30 PM, $228 ($205.20)

Ballet II: Boys

I Ages 5 to 7 WDYD17: 1/13-5/12, SU, 5-6 PM, $224.50 ($202.05) II Ages 8 to 14 WDYD27: 1/13-5/12, TU, 6-7 PM, $224.50 ($202.05)

Tap II

Hanan Misko

Grades 5 to 12 This is an Intermediate Boy’s Ballet class that will

focus on the development of jumps, turns, and increased stamina. Students enrolled in this class must also be enrolled in the Wednesday Boys Ballet I or Ballet IV class. No class on 3/13. Free for boys enrolled in another dance class. WDYBB23: 1/9-5/15, WE, 5:30-6 PM, $120 ($108)

Ballet III

Cynthia Crews

Irish Dance I

Annie Stark

Grades 1 to 3 This class teaches the fundamentals of Irish Step

Dance, as well as various traditional dances. No class on 1/21 & 3/11. This class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WDYID11: 1/7-5/13, MO, 4:30 PM-5:30 PM, $216 ($194.40)

Grades 4 to 5 Two ballet classes a week are required at this level.

Irish Step Dance II

Students are also encouraged to enroll in Contemporary, HipHop, Jazz, or Tap classes. No class on 3/8 on 3/15. WDYB31: 1/7-5/13, MO, 5-6:15 PM, $237.25 ($213.53) WDYB35: 1/11-5/10, FR, 4:30 PM-5:45 PM, $224 ($201.60) WDYB36: 1/12-5/11, SA, 11 AM-12:15 PM, $237.25 ($213.53)

shoe dances, as well as step up the difficulty in the soft shoe dances. No class on 1/21 & 3/11. This class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WDYID21: 1/7-5/13, MO, 5:30-6:30 PM, $216 ($194.40)

Ballet IV

Juliet Remmers

Grades 5 to 6 Three ballet classes a week are recommended at

this level; two classes a week are required. Students are encouraged to enroll in Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Modern, and/or Tap classes to become well-rounded dancers. No class on 3/8, 3/13, & 3/15. WDYB43: 1/9-5/15, WE, 4-5:30 PM, $288.84 ($259.96) WDYB45: 1/11-5/10, FR, 4:30 PM-6 PM, $258.08 ($232.27) OPEN CLASS! Ballet IV & V Krystyna Hilding,

Hope DeYoung-Daniels

Annie Stark

Grades 3 to 6 Irish Step dancers will be introduced to some hard

Hip Hop I

Raul Dueñas

Grades 1 to 2 Tick, Wave, Tut, and Bounce! These are just a few of the

moves you will learn in this introductory Hip Hop dance class. No class on 3/13. This class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WDYH13: 1/9-5/15, WE, 4:30-5:30 PM, $228 ($205.20)

Hip Hop II

Grades 1 to 3

Justin Harbaugh

Students focus on identifying rhythmic patterns, structures, syncopation, counter rhythms, and call and response. Rudimentary tap dance sequences such as time-steps and more complex vocabulary are regularly rehearsed. No class on 3/13. WDYT23: 1/9-5/15, WE, 7-8 PM, $228 ($205.20) Grades 3 to 5

Tap III

Justin Harbaugh

The Intermediate-Advanced class introduces complex rhythms and new vocabulary. Completion of Tap II is required. No class on 3/13. WDYT33: 1/9-5/15, WE, 8-9 PM, $228 ($205.20) Grades 5 to 8

Pilates for Dancers

Ashley Sandefur

Grades 5 to Adult Strengthen your core and balance your muscle de-

velopment in order to create a lean, strong, and flexible body. This Pilates mat class is appropriate for dancers of all experience levels. Adults are welcome. Mats provided. No class on 3/7 on 3/14. WDYPIL4: 1/10-5/16, TH, 5-6 PM, $229.50 ($206.55)

Raul Dueñas

Grades 3 to 5 It’s Time To Get Funky! In this class, Mr. Rauly will

teach you some street moves mixed with different Funk styles. Bring your knee pads! No class on 3/12. WDYH22: 1/8-5/14, TU, 4:30-5:30 PM, $228 ($205.20)

Grades 5 to 12 This is a combined level class. Ballet IV students

should only consider this class after enrolling in Wed/Fri Ballet IV classes. Those enrolled are required to meet any class enrollment requirements for their level. No class on 1/21, 3/11, 3/9 & 3/16. This class does not perform in the End-of-Year Showcase. WDYB451: Krystyna, 1/7-5/13, MO, 6:15 -7:45 PM, $273.46 ($246.11) WDYB456: Hope,1/12-5/11, SA, 1-2:30 PM, $258.08 ($232.27)

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classes for middle & high school students STUDENTS 14 & OLDER ARE WELCOME TO ENROLL IN ADULT VISUAL ART CLASSES. ADDITIONAL DANCE CLASSES FOR 9TH GRADE & UP ARE NOTED IN THE ADULT DANCE CLASS LISTINGS. SEE PAGES 19 -22. GRADES 6 TO 9

Arts Studio-Middle School Katie Alldritt

Work in many studios across mediums to find your own personal art style with a variety of projects. Intended for home school, alternative education, and any middle schooler who would like to develop in the arts. Focus on developing a few show-worthy pieces is emphasized. WYG661: 1/7-5/6, MO, 1-4 PM, $278 ($250.20)

Metal Design

Bailey Marable

Learn the basics of creating jewelry with sheet metal including sawing, sanding, filing, soldering, and setting a stone. Items including rings, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and small sculpture are all options to explore. WYJ196: 1/10-2/28, TH, 4-6 PM, $161 ($144.90)

Character Drawing

Brandon Keenan

Create and design characters using digital drawing, caricature, and collage using Photoshop basics. All tools will be taught in class! SY164: 3/18-5/6, MO, 4-6 PM, $161 ($144.90)

Photoshop: Digital Animation Cathy Joritz Photoshop is a great tool for animating animated gifs and short movies. Students will learn the basics of navigating Photoshop and learn how to use its tools to create their own short animated sequences! SYD644B: 3/21-5/9, TH, 4-6 PM, $136.50 ($122.85)

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Photoshop: Digital Painting Cathy Joritz

Draw your picture the “old fashioned way”, sketching with paper and pencil, and then import your images as a high quality scan. Learn how to digitally color, texture, and layer your imported images as a digital painting. This class will teach the basics of Photoshop, and work across a variety of platforms including portable tablets. WYD644: 1/10-2/28, TH, 4-6 PM, $161 ($144.90)

Screenprint Anything Brandon Keenan Transfer your designs and ideas onto so many surfaces: paper, fabric, clothing, wood, ceramic, and more. Draw your designs, burn a screen, then print it on a variety of materials. WY164: 1/7-3/4, MO, 4-6 PM, $161 ($144.90) The World is Ending, Let’s Make a Christie Dobson Movie

Whether it’s zombies, outbreaks, natural disasters, or some other catastrophe, there’s no shortage of end of the world movies. Here’s your chance to envision your own short film version! SYD611B: 3/18-5/6, MO, 4-6 PM, $161 ($144.90)

You Can Paint Katie Alldritt Yes, you can paint! All it takes is some creative unlocking. Learn the basics of color mixing and application techniques as you explore different painting materials. WYD6923A: 1/8-2/26,TU, 4-6 PM, $161 ($144.90)

GRADES 6 TO 12

Animate a Meme

Cathy Joritz

In one day, create a meme of your own, digitally design it with Photoshop, and then learn how to animate it. Grumpy Cat beware! WYX16: 2/22-2/22, FR, 9 AM-3 PM, $78 ($70.20)

Darkroom Photography Ann Dean Explore film photography in this hands-on class that combines art, technology, history, and science. Students learn the basics of 35mm photography including composition, camera mechanics, film development, and darkroom printing. Film, chemicals, and paper provided. Students may need their own 35mm camera, but the LAC does have some, so inquire when enrolling. SYG643: 3/19-5/7, TU, 4-5:30 PM, $161 ($144.90) Digital Art Character Design Cathy Joritz

Use digital and traditional illustration to create a character of your own. Learn to fill, filter, alter, and colorize using Photoshop. WYX26: 3/1-3/1, FR, 9 AM-3 PM, $78 ($70.20)

Throw on the Wheel

Andrew Cho

Learn how to make cylinders, cups, and bowls on the potter’s wheel. Trim, decorate, and glaze your pieces to walk away with functional pottery. This class is intended for all skill levels, for beginners to students looking to perfect their skills. SYC633: 3/20-5/8, WE, 3-5 PM, $179 ($161.10) WYC633: 1/9-2/27, WE, 3-5 PM, $179 ($161.10)


SCHOOL OF DANCE

VISIT THE SCHOOL OF DANCE WEBPAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION. SOME CLASSES PERFORM IN THE ANNUAL END-OF-YEAR SHOWCASE HELD MAY 17 & 18.

Ballet II: Boys   

Hanan Misko

This is an Intermediate Boy’s Ballet class that will focus on the development of jumps, turns, and increased stamina. Students enrolled in this class must also be enrolled in preceeding Wednesday Boys Ballet I or Ballet IV class. No class on 3/13. Free for boys enrolled in another dance class. WDYBB23: 1/9-5/15, WE, 5:30-6 PM, $120 ($108)

Grades 5 to 12

Ballet III: Boys

Hanan Misko

This is an advanced boy’s ballet and pas de deux class. Students enrolled in this class must also be enrolled in either Ballet V or VI & VII on Tuesdays. No class on 3/12. WDYBB32: 1/8-5/14, TU, 7-7:30 PM, $120 ($108)

Grades 6 to 12

Ballet I: Teens

Juliet Remmers

This class is specifically designed to introduce teens to ballet technique. Geared towards more mature learners who may have little experience with dance but understand ballet concepts and can work toward self-correction. Students interested in Musical Theatre are encouraged to enroll. No class on 3/7 on 3/14. WDYBT14: 1/10-5/16, TH, 4-5 PM, $216 ($194.40)

Grades 6 to 12

Ballet II: Teens

Paige Comparato

Grades 6 to 12 For teens who have been introduced to the funda-

mentals of ballet technique in Teen Ballet I. This can function as a transitional class, and students should take Teen II until ready to join the regular sequential ballet program. Students interested in Musical Theatre are encouraged to enroll in this class. No class on 3/12. WDYBT22: 1/8-5/14, TU, 3:45 PM-5 PM, $250.50 ($225.45)

Ballet III: Teens

Cynthia Crews

This is a Intermediate-Advanced class for teens who have completed Teen Ballet II. Those interested in Musical Theatre are encouraged to enroll. No class on 3/7 on 3/14. WDYBT34: 1/10-5/16, TH, 3:45-5 PM, $237.25 ($213.53)

Grades 6 to 12

Ballet IV

Cynthia Crews, Juliet Remmers

Three ballet classes a week are recommended at this level; two classes a week are required. Students are encouraged to enroll in Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Modern, and/or Tap classes to become well-rounded dancers. No class on 3/ 8, 3/8, 3/13, & 3/15. WDYB43: Cynthia, 1/9-5/15, WE, 4-5:30 PM, $288.84 ($259.96) WDYB45: Juliet, 1/11-5/10, FR, 4:30-6 PM, $258.08 ($232.27)

Grades 5 to 6

Stretch, Strength, and Pointe Preparation (Ballet IV only) Juliet Remmers

Ballet V Cynthia Crews, Paige Comparato

Pilates for Dancers

Grades 6 to 12

Grades 5 to Adult

Four ballet classes a week are recommended at this level; three ballet classes a week are required. At this level, students are permitted/encouraged to enroll in Pre/Beginning Pointe on Tue/Thurs & cross-train by enrolling in Hip-Hop, Jazz, Modern, Pilates, and/or Tap. No class on 3/7, 3/12,and 3/14. WDYB52: Paige, 1/8-5/14, TU, 5-6:30 PM, $288.84 ($259.96) WDYB54: Cynthia, 1/10-5/16, TH, 6-7:30 PM, $273.46 ($246.11)

Ballet VI & VII

Cynthia Crews, Krystyna Hilding, Jerel Hilding

Four ballet classes a week are recommended; three are required. Students are encouraged to cross-train by enrolling in Hip-Hop, Jazz, Modern, Pilates, and Tap. No class on 3/7, 3/9, 3/12, 3/14,and 3/16. WDYB672:  Cynthia, 1/8-5/14, TU, 5:30-7 PM, $288.84 ($259.96) WDYB674: Krystyna, 1/10-5/16, TH, 6-7:30 PM, $273.46 ($246.11) WDYB676: Jerel, 1/12-5/11, SA, 12:15 -1:45 PM, $258.08 ($232.27)

Grades 7 to 12

OPEN CLASS! Ballet VI & VII Cynthia Crews Four ballet classes a week are recommended; three are required. Students are encouraged to cross-train by enrolling in Hip-Hop, Jazz, Modern, Pilates, and Tap. No class on 1/21 & 3/11. This class does not perform in the End-of-Year Showcase. WDYB671: 1/7-5/13, MO, 6:15 PM-7:45 PM, $273.46 ($246.11)

Grades 7 to 12

Ballet VII (on Pointe)

Hope DeYoung-Daniels

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Modern I

Monika Marx

This is an beginning/intermediate class introducing the key principles found in modern dance, while developing dancer technique. Geared for movers with at least 1 year prior dance experience. Class will perform in Ish, an original modern dance production, on March 8-9 (participation fees included in tuition), and in End-of-Year Showcase on March 17-18 (fees not included in tuition). No class on 3/12. WDYM12: 1/8-5/14, TU, 7:30-8:30 PM, $272.46 ($245.21)

Grades 6 to 12

Modern II

Juliet Remmers

Grades 7 to 12 This Intermediate-Advanced builds on the fundamen-

Advanced Pointe/Variations

Movement Invention & Improvisation Workshop Juliet Remmers

(Ballet VII only)

Cynthia Crews

Students will learn ballet solos, duos, and trios from classical ballets and other choreographic works. Students must also be enrolled in Ballet VII on Wednesdays. No class on 3/13. WDYVAP3: 1/9-5/15, WE, 7-7:30 PM, $174 ($156.60)

Grades 8 to 12

Pre & Beginning Pointe

Cynthia Crews

Enrollment in both Tues/Thurs Pointe classes, Tues/ Thurs Ballet classes, and one additional Ballet class are required. First year students wear ballet slippers until approved to purchase and wear pointe shoes. This class focuses on strengthening the body and using proper technique in preparation for the rigors of dancing en pointe. No class on 3/7, 3/12, 3/14. This class does not perform in the End-of-Year Showcase. WDYBP2: 1/8-5/14, TU, 6:30-7 PM, $162 ($145.80) WDYBP4: 1/10-5/16, TH, 7:30-8 PM, $153 ($137.70)

Grades 6 to 12

Intermediate Pointe

Instructor Permission Required

Grades 6 to 12

This is a combined level class. Ballet IV students should only consider this class after enrolling in Wed/Fri Ballet IV classes. Those enrolled are required to meet any class enrollment requirements for their level. No class on 1/21, 3/11, 3/9 on 3/16. This class does not perform in the End-of-Year Showcase. WDYB451: Hope, 1/7-5/13, MO, 6:15-7:45 PM, $273.46 ($246.11) WDYB456: Krystyna, 1/12-5/11, SA, 1-2:30 PM, $258.08 ($232.27)

improvisation, balance, and conditioning within a group of social peers. Class will perform in Ish, an original modern dance production, on March 8-9 (participation fees included in tuition), and in End-ofYear Showcase on March 17-18 (fees not included in tuition). No class on 3/12. This class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WDYC34: 1/10-5/16, TH, 4:30-5:30 PM, $272.46 ($245.21)

tals taught in Modern I. Prior experience is required. Class will perform in Ish, an original modern dance production, on March 8-9 (participation fees included in tuition), and in End-of-Year Showcase on March 17-18 (fees not included in tuition). No class on 3/12. WDYM22: 1/8-5/14, TU, 7:30-8:30 PM, $272.46 ($245.21)

crease body wellness & physical strength. Pre-pointe exercises will be taught. Students will not be placed on pointe. No class on 3/8 & 3/15. WDYSP5: 1/11-5/10, FR, 6-6:30 PM, $155 ($139.50)

Grades 5 to 12

Monika Marx

Grades 6 to 8 Classes focus on discovery and encourage play, structured

Students placed in Ballet VII, our highest level, are required to attend four ballet technique classes a week. Students are encouraged to cross-train by enrolling in Hip-Hop, Jazz, Pilates, Modern, and/or Tap. No class on 3/13. WDYB73: 1/9-5/15, WE, 5:30 PM-7:00 PM, $288.84 ($259.96)

OPEN CLASS! Ballet IV & V Krystyna Hilding,

Contemporary Youth III

Grades 8 to 12

Grades 5 to 6 This class teaches Ballet IV students exercises that in-

Cynthia Crews

Ashley Sandefur

Strengthen your core and balance your muscle development in order to create a lean, strong, and flexible body. This Pilates mat class is appropriate for dancers of all experience levels. Adults are welcome. Mats provided. No class on 3/7 on 3/14. WDYPIL4: 1/10-5/16, TH, 5-6 PM, $229.50 ($206.55)

Must enroll in both Tues/Thurs pointe classes, preceding Ballet V or VI/VII classes, and one additional Ballet V or VI/VII class during the week. Students must demonstrate strength and proper use of technique in Pre & Beginning Pointe prior to entering this class. No class on 3/7, 3/12, & 3/14. WDYIP2: Cynthia, 1/8-5/14, TU, 7-7:30 PM, $174 ($156.60) WDYIP4: Krystyna,  1/10-5/16, TH, 7:30-8 PM, $165 ($148.50)

Pas de Deux (Ballet VII only)

Hanan Misko

This introductory class focuses on the fundamental skills necessary for ballet partnering. Pointe shoes required. WDYPD2: 3/19-5/14, TU, 7-7:30 PM, $93 ($93.00)

Grades 8 to 12

This class provides students a judgement-free space to explore movement and teaches various movement invention methods used to structure improvisation and generate choreography. This class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. Grades 5 to 8 WDYMI4: 1/10-2/28, TH, 5-6 PM, $96 ($86.40) Grades 9 to 12 SDYMI4: 3/21-5/9, TH, 5-6 PM, $96 ($86.40) Grades 5 to 12

Irish Step Dance II

Annie Stark

Dancers will be introduced to some hard shoe dances, as well as step up the difficulty in the soft shoe dances. No class on 1/21 & 3/11. This class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WDYID21: 1/7-5/13, MO, 5:30-6:30 PM, $216 ($194.40) Grades 3 to 6

Irish Step Dance III

Annie Stark

This is an advanced Irish Step Dance class. Instructor permission required. No class on 1/21 & 3/11. WDYID31: 1/7-5/13, MO, 6:30-7:30 PM, $216 ($194.40)

Grades 6 to Adult

OPEN CLASS! Irish Step Dance for Teens and

Adults

Annie Stark

Learn the basics of Irish Step Dance and some traditional beginning dances. All levels of experience are welcome. No class on 1/21 & 3/11. Class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WDAID11: 1/7-5/13, MO, 7:30-8:30 PM, $216 ($194.40)

Grades 6 to Adult

Chinese Classical Dance Wanwan Cai

Learn the fundamentals of graceful, fluid, and breath-based movements. This class incorporates diverse influences such as folk dance, martial art movement, ballet, and Chinese opera to create a unique cultural art form. No class on 3/17. II Ages 8 to 14 WDYD27: 1/13-5/12, TU, 6-7 PM, $224.50 ($202.05)

Purchase a Class Card and Drop-In to an “Open Class”

Available for purchase at the front desk and may be used to attend any class marked as an “Open Class” until March 9. S P E CI A L T H A N KS TO O U R PA RT E N R S

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classes for middle & high school students Hip Hop for Teens

Sonia Engman

This special teen class teaches funky street moves and choreography. If you got style, show it off here while learning some new moves! No class on 3/7 on 3/14. WDYHT4: 1/10-5/16, TH, 8-9 PM, $216 ($194.40)

Grades 6 to 12

Jazz III

Ana Glocker

This advanced class focuses on complex jazz combinations and advanced vocabulary. Students enrolled in this class must have prior experience or completed Jazz II. No class on 3/13. WDYJ33: 1/9-5/15, WE, 7:30-8:30 PM, $228 ($205.20)

Grades 6 to 12

Tap III

Justin Harbaugh

The Intermediate-Advanced class introduces complex rhythms and new vocabulary. Completion of Tap II is required. No class on 3/13. WDYT33: 1/9-5/15, WE, 8-9 PM, $228 ($205.20)

Grades 5 to 8

Tap IV

Donna Jo Harkrider

This class is for Advanced tap dancers who have completed Tap III. No class on 3/12. This class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WDYT42: 1/8-5/14, TU, 7:30-8:30 PM, $228 ($205.20)

Grades 8 to 12

SCHOOL OF THEATRE & MUSIC

GRADES 5 TO 8

Acting Intensive: Junior Jeanne Averill

Are you already preparing for our Summer Youth Theatre season? Wondering what it might be like to act on our main stage theatre? Join us for our Junior Acting Intensive to build valuable skills in character development, expressive voice, and dynamic choice-making on stage. This two hour, five week intensive will keep your skills fresh while you prepare for this summer! This class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WI-AYZ046: 1/12-2/9, SA, 9-11AM, $175 ($157.50)

Improv Intensive: Junior

Leah Towle

Designed for all levels, this intensive focuses on imagination, group collaboration, and quick thinking. Take your acting skills to the next level by working with our foremost improv instructor! This class meets for 90 minutes at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WI-AYZ056: 3/23-4/13, SA, 1:30-3 PM, $90 ($81)

Musical Theatre Workshop: Junior

Rachel Naughtin, Justin Harbaugh

Our Junior Musical Theatre Workshop gives intense focus to singing, dancing, and acting simultaneously. Work with our seasoned professionals for two hours each Saturday over the course of ten weeks to sharpen your skills, prepare for SYT auditions, and perform a final showcase on May 5th. This class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WI-AYZ026: 2/16-5/4, SA, 9-11 AM, $220 ($198)

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AGES OF 12 TO 21 A collaboration between the Lawrence Arts Center and the University of Kansas Department of Theatre and Dance, this two-week ballet intensive provides dancers with world class instruction by accomplished faculty, guest artists, and choreographers. Full Intensive students have the option of staying in dormitories on KU’s beautiful campus. Students must be dancing at an Intermediate/Advanced level with at least two years of prior dance experience to apply. See page 13 for merit scholarship audition dates and visit the School of Dance website for more information. HALF INTENSIVE: Mon-Fri, June 10-14, 9AM-2:30PM, 1 wks Tuition: $375 ($335.50 if enrolled by 4/1 plus free t-shirt) Course: SU-DYLDIH FULL INTENSIVE: Mon-Fri, June 10-21, 9AM-4PM, 2 wks Tuition: $650 ($585 if enrolled by 4/1 plus free t-shirt) Course: SU-DYLDIF FULL INTENSIVE & HOUSING: Mon-Fri, June 10-21, 9AM-4PM, 2 wks Notes: Arrival: June 9, Departure: June 21; includes free t-shirt Tuition: $585 Room & Board: $800 Activity Fee: $175 Total Cost $1,560 Course: SU-DYLDIFH (Only available for 12-18yrs)

GRADES 6 TO 12

GRADES 8 TO 12

SYT Audition Techniques Jeanne Averill

Musical Theatre Workshop: Senior

Students may come with the SYT audition they are planning to present or the instructor will supply audition material. We will walk through what students can expect at the audition, have them present their monologue and sing, and then give feedback on how to make that audition stronger. WI-AYZ076: 4/20-4/27, SA, 1:30-3 PM, $45 ($40.50) GRADES 5 TO 12

Introduction to Technical Theatre and Costuming: Oliver

Join us for an exciting hands-on experience that explores the fundamentals of technical theatre and costuming through the Lawrence Arts Center’s performance of Oliver. STUDENTS WORK WITH PROFESSIONAL TECHNICIAN SAMARIA FLEIG to build props, paint, learn sound, lights, stage management and run the performances as crew members and crew chiefs. Weekly Sunday classes with Samaria: 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, & 2/17. Tech week required rehearsals 2/18-2/21. Required performances February 22, 23, 24, and March 1, 2, 3. Classes will be held in the Scene Shop and the Main Stage. WI-AYZ017: 1/27-3/3, SU, 4-6 PM, $100 ($90) STUDENTS WILL WORK WITH PROFESSIONAL COSTUME DESIGNER AND TECHNICIAN ERIN MCELROY to learn the fundamentals of hand and machine sewing, alterations, costume and makeup design, and costume craft work. Students will also have the opportunity to see how a show runs from backstage with the option of working costume crew for the run of the show. Weekly Wednesday classes with Erin: 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, & 2/13. Tech week required dress rehearsals 2/19, 2/20, & 2/21. Performances optional 2/22-2/24 & 3/1-3/3. Classes will be held in the lower lobby. WI-AYZ023: 1/23-2/13, WE, 6-8:30 PM, $100 ($90)

Rachel Naughtin Justin Harbaugh

Our workshop gives intense focus to singing, dancing, and acting simultaneously. Work with our seasoned professionals for two hours each Saturday over the course of ten weeks to sharpen your skills, prepare for SYT auditions, and perform a final showcase on May 5th. Class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WI-AYZ016: 2/16-5/4, SA, 11 AM-1 PM, $220 ($198.00)

Acting Intensive: Senior Jeanne Averill

Join us for our Senior Acting Intensive to build valuable skills in character development, expressive voice, and dynamic choicemaking on stage. This two hour, five week intensive will keep your skills fresh while you prepare for SYT! Class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WI-AYZ036: 1/12-2/9, SA, 11 AM-1 PM, $175 ($157.50)

Improv Intensive: Senior Leah Towle Designed for all levels, our Senior Improv Intensive focuses on imagination, group collaboration, and quick thinking. Take your acting skills to the next level by working with our foremost improv instructor! Class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WI-AYZ066: 2/9-3/2, SA, 1:30-3 PM, $90 ($81) GRADES 4 TO ADULT

LAC Ukulele Orchestra Matthew Mulnix Work as a group to create comic, vibrant ukulele performances in an orchestral setting. We’ll sing and play pop, rock, and vintage favourites as well as write our own songs. You will need your own ukulele and to feel somewhat comfortable with strumming and basic chords. WI-AYZ031: 1/7-4/29, MO, 5:30-6:30 PM, $220 ($198.00)

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your future in the arts ›› creative youth development 9TH-12TH GRADES HANG12 is a youth curatorial board that curates, produces, and installs monthly gallery shows for Final Friday exhibitions. Made up of a dedicated crew of high school curators, HANG12 creates shows that highlight viewpoints and ideas important to youth within Lawrence by working with local artists, gallery and venue owners, and community professionals. If you are seeking a venue to express yourself, a way to connect with other artists, or real life experience in the art world, then please submit your artwork to HANG12. Visit HANG12.org for more information. KU CAREER CENTER

Neal Barbour                         Take your artistry to the next level. Work on studio practices to make pieces missing from your portfolio while learning valuable entrepreneurial skills to boost your visibility, such as website development, grant and scholarship writing, show setup, pricing your art, talking to galleries, and more. Develop your future as an artist with professional guidance on practices from artists and specialists in the field. This is the continuation of the Fall Semester and will culminate in Final Friday solo exhibitions at a downtown gallery in Lawrence. Please make sure you have taken the first half of the program. WYP933: 1/9-2/27, WE, 3:30-6:30 PM, $285 ($256.50)                  

Amanda Pintore

Play12, the Lawrence Arts Center’s youth performance company, expands on the fundamentals of acting and focuses on the development of production, creation, community, and leadership skills through public performance. This company meets twice per week at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St. #8. WI-AYZ013: 2/3-4/17, WE/SU, 5:30-7:30 PM, $150 ($135.00)

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6TH-12TH GRADE / AUDITION REQUIRED

Lawrence Ballet Theatre Company Artistic Director Cynthia Crews Lawrence Ballet Theatre (LBT) is the resident pre-professional ballet company of the Lawrence Arts Center. Under the direction of Artistic Director Cynthia Crews, company lawrenceartscenter LAWRENCE BALLET THEATRE members gain exposure and experience through numerous performances and working directly with professional guest choreographers. Lawrence Ballet Theatre is one of the fourteen member companies that make up the prestigious Regional Dance America/MidStates. Each year, the LBT company members attend the annual RDA/ Midstates Festival. The mission of Lawrence Ballet Theatre is to provide extensive training, performance opportunities, and artistic experience to dancers seeking to develop expertise in preparation for a professional career in dance. TERESA MULINAZZI KEMPF, CFP AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.

Thank you, Lawrence, for making the 2018 Free State Festival such a success!

We loved seeing the familiar faces of pass-holders, meeting new people, experiencing unique venues, and witnessing filmmakers, actors, visual artists, musicians, panelists, and community members coming together day after day. We appreciate every single audience member, cheerleader, artist, moderator, community partner, local business, sponsoring organization, volunteer, staff member, and media outlet who participated in this year’s programming. A festival is a reflection of its community and this week made us proud to be right here in Lawrence, Kansas sharing art and ideas with you.

THANK YOU SPONSORS & PARTNERS! Kansas Public Radio • Mainline Printing • La Parilla • Crown Distributors • Raven Bookstore • KJHK The Commons at KU • The Pitch • KJHK • Van Go • Mullis Creative • Prairie Fire Entertainment Haskell Indian Nations University • Centro Hispano • The Burger Stand • Crystal’s Spot • The Lied Center Alchemy Coffee & Bake House • Transformations • The Watkins Museum of History • The Bottleneck Dulce Vida Tequila • Lawrence Public Library • KU Department of Film & Media Studies The Hall Center for the Humanities • Downtown • Lawrence Inc. • KU William Allen White School of Journalism & Mass Communications • KU School of Public Affairs and Administration • Fashioned Events Ingeñuity • Rev it Up Hot Rod Hullabaloo • Kansas Historical Society • Spotlight Cinema Networks

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performance opportunities & auditions

all ages!

Announcing Exciting New Changes to Summer Youth Theatre 2019 –check the website for details & show titles!

SPRING DOUBLE DANCE FEATURE

Thumbelina (spring ballet production),

directed by Juliet Remmers Auditions for ballet dancers ages 1st-12th grade

Saturday, January 5

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Save the Date for Summer Youth Theatre Auditions

11:30AM-2:30PM 10:45AM: 6th-12th grade (equivalent to Ballet V-VII & Pointe) 12:15PM: 4th-6th grade (equivalent to Ballet III-IV) 1:45PM: 1st grade (equivalent to Intro to Ballet) 2:45PM: 2nd-3rd grade (equivalent to Ballet I and Ballet II)

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to audition time in appropriate dance attire and ready to move. Based on the Hans Christian Andersen tale, Thumbelina retells the story of a miniature girl navigating the wilderness of friendship and love, and finding herself along the way. On her adventures, she meets a menagerie of characters including ridiculous toads, kind-hearted field mice, graceful swallows, and many more!

Ish (spring modern production), directed by Amanda Pintore

Calling all Actors, Singers and Dancers, 4th grade and up! AUDITIONS: Sunday, April 28

CALLBACK AUDITIONS: Monday, April 29 & Tuesday, April 30

Look for Pre-K & 1-4th Grade Su mmer Youth Theatre Ca mps in our summer catalog and on the website.

This is an audition for lead roles only.

Dancers in Contemporary I-III and Modern I-II classes are automatically cast in this production. Dancers who would like a leading role, to be rehearsed outside of class, should attend the audition time listed. AUDITION TIME: Saturday, January 5, 9:45AM Please arrive 30 minutes prior to audition time in appropriate dance attire and ready to move. REHEARSALS: Dancers enrolled in Contemporary I-III and Modern I-II classes will rehearse during their class time. Lead roles will rehearse outside of class time. Performances: March 8 & 9 Based on the story by Peter H. Reynolds, Ish follows the journey of two children who aren’t quite satisfied with their drawings. Their art is sometimes wiggly, sometimes swooping, sometimes big jagged lines, but mostly never looks like the picture inside their head. With a little help, they finally realize their art is undeniably, most wonderfully ish. Enter a world filled with live drawing, wild dancing, and creative exploration. Come and find your “ish”ness with us in this bold new adventure!

Oliver!

Calling Actors, Singers, and Dancers age 8 and up! After running away from the orphanage run by the heartless Mr. Bumble, Oliver meets the Artful Dodger and is recruited to pick pockets for Fagin. There, Oliver finds a friend in Nancy, but neither she nor the boy is fit for a life of crime.

Saturday, January 5

| 9:30 AM: 8-9 year olds 11:00 AM:  10-12 year olds 1:00 PM:  13-15 year olds 2:30 PM:  16-18 year olds 3:30 PM:  adults CALLBACK AUDITION:  Sunday, January 6  2:30pm REHEARSALS: January 10-February 21, Sundays through Thursday. PERFORMANCES:  February 22, 23, 24 & March 1, 2, 3 Those auditioning should bring • 16 bars of a Broadway or pop song with sheet music • prepare a monologue (30-60 seconds) • come prepared to dance • arrive 15 minutes early to check in • list all conflicts on your audition form REGISTRATION REQUIRED: WI-PAOLIVER:  1-7-3/3, $115 participation fee (no fee for adults)

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Scholarship Audition for Lawrence Dance Intensive: Summer Ballet 2019

Sunday, February 3 | 2:30-4:30 PM (University of Kansas, Robinson Center, Studio 242) Sunday, March 24 | 2:30-4:30 PM (Lawrence Arts Center, Studio 206) Audition registration opens 30 minutes prior to audition time. The Lawrence Dance Intensive: Summer Ballet 2019 will be held on the KU campus June 10-21. Dancers seeking a merit scholarship should attend this audition or submit an audition via video link. More information on scholarships, financial aid, and the intensive can be found on the School of Dance webpage. Only partial scholarships will be awarded. Dancers must be between the ages of 12-18 years by the start of the intensive and dancing at an Intermediate/Advanced level with at least two years of prior dance experience to apply.

Scholarship Audition for Carmine Ballere

Sunday, March 24 | 2:30-4:30PM (Lawrence Arts Center, Studio 206) Audition registration opens 30 minutes prior to audition time. About Carmine Ballere Scholarship: Established in 1997, the Carmine Ballere Scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated excellence and commitment in dance. Encouraging the study of ballet and a life-long devotion to dance, the scholarship covers the cost of four ballet and pointe classes per week, as well as all production and participation fees during the Fall 2019/Spring 2020 semesters. Awardees are required to serve as teacher’s assistants for one Preschool/Kinder class per week, and must currently be enrolled in Ballet IV-VII to audition.

School of Dance End-of-Year Showcase

PERFORMANCES: May 17 | 5:30 PM, 7:30 PM May 18 | 9:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 2 PM, 5:30 PM, 7:30 PM This annual event celebrates the achievement of the School of Dance students through senior solos and class-based performances. Students enrolled in youth classes are required to confirm their participation in this event. See the School of Dance Handbook for more details. Deadline to register is February 13, 2019. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: SDEOY: $16 (includes two tickets to any showcase)

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December

performing arts/exhibitions/events

PULL IT OUT PIN IT UP!

OCT – DEC

DEFC

26 21

7–16

Affectionate Indifference A Cat-emporary Exhibition Come visit the foster kitties from the

Lawence Humane Society! OCT – DEC

26 21

OCT – DEC

26 21

JOELLE FORD Kansas Collections II M A J O R E X H I B I T I O N S S P O N S O R S

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JASON NEEDHAM NEW WORK

I N S I G H T A R T TA L K S P O N S O R S

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January

performing arts/exhibitions/events JAN

JAN – FEB

KANSAS — LO V E I T /H AT E I T

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Letters to My Ancestors

INSIGHT ART TALK TARA MOORMAN

WATERCOLORS OF TARA MOORMAN

7 PM

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JAN – FEB

24-27

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2019 BENEFIT ART AUCTION

FEATURED ARTIST JEN UNEKIS

Play Lab Theatre and Dance for the Very Young

on u ct i d o d r hoo it P nef y Child l Ai d e B l A ia Ear an c for io n Fin cat Ed u

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INSIGHT ART TALK JEN UNEKIS 7 PM

JANUARY 25 | 5-9pm

MA JOR PERFORMING ARTS SPONSORS

EXHIBITION RECEPTION

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tickets and detailed information about all events can be found on our website!

HARRISON FAMILY FUND AT THE DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

SABATINI FAMILY FOUNDATION

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February

performing arts/exhibitions/events

PULL IT OUT PIN IT UP!

FEB

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THE UNKNOWN

A fundraiser for education!

Souper^ Bo^wl^

o rie s , R eal st ncensore d . u & e v li FEB – MARCH

22 3

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Consider yourself one of the family.

John A. Gascon Financial Advisor

FEBRUARY 22 | 5-9pm EXHIBITION RECEPTION

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March-April

performing arts/exhibitions/events

APRIL

MARCH

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5-7 ENDINGS

MARCH – APRIL

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EXHIBITION & SILENT AUCTION

Arts-Based Preschool & Kindergarten

March 8 – April 13 BID online and in the galleries

EXHIBITIONS

LIVE AUCTION

APRIL – MAY

2 6 10

USD 497

EXHIBITION

April 13 | 5:30PM Tickets available online!

2019 BENEFIT ART AUCTION

APRIL

25–27

Lawrence Ballet Theatre presents

FEATURED ARTIST JEN UNEKIS

MARCH 29 | 5-9pm APRIL 26 | 5-9pm

EXHIBITION RECEPTION

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940 LIVE SPONSORS

O’CONNOR COMPANY, INC– PILLER FAMILY FOUNDATION

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adult classes

STUDENTS 14 & OLDER ARE WELCOME TO ENROLL IN ADULT VISUAL ART CLASSES. ADDITIONAL DANCE CLASSES FOR 9TH GRADE & UP ARE NOTED IN THE ADULT DANCE CLASS LISTINGS.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR ARTISTS Artist INC

SESSION: January 15 - March 5, Tuesdays | 6 to 9 PM Artist INC is a cutting edge training program that empowers artists to take control of their careers and create opportunities they’ve only imagined by addressing the specific business needs and challenges artists of all disciplines face every day. Now in its tenth year, the Artist INC workshop has been completed by more than 1,000 regional artists. Artist INC Lawrence is supported in part by an award from the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission. Artists are accepted into this program via application process. Applications must be submitted online. Seminar fee is $150. Financial aid is available. Find out more about the program and how to apply at: lawrenceartscenter.org/ artist-resources/artist-inc/

CERAMICS

1st Time Potter Andrew Cho, Nate Ditzler, Antonio Martinez, Adam Meistrell

Learn the basics of wedging, centering, wheel throwing, and trimming and glazing while making objects like cylinders, mugs, bowls, and plates. Andrew: WAC16: 1/12-3/2, SA, 10:30 AM-12:30 PM, $175 ($157.50) Nate: WAC14: 1/10-2/28, TH, 5-7 PM, $175 ($157.50) Adam: WAC15: 1/11-3/1, FR, 10-12 PM, $175 ($157.50) Adam: SAC11: 3/18-5/6, MO, 5-7 PM, $175 ($157.50) Antonio: SAC12: 3/19-5/7, TU, 7:30-9:30 PM, $175 ($157.50) Adam: SAC15: 3/22-5/10, FR, 10 AM-12 PM, $175 ($157.50) Andrew: SAC16: 3/23-5/11, SA, 10:30 AM-12:30 PM, $175 ($157.50)

Beginning Handbuilding Antonio Martinez Students will learn basic building techniques through pinch pots, coiling and slab construction, and transition into more advanced forming and surface decoration techniques. WAC11: 1/7-3/4, MO, 7:30-9:30 PM, $175 ($157.50)

Ceramics Revolution ARTIST INC LAWRENCE IS GENEROUSLY FUNDED BY MID-AMERICA ARTS ALLIANCE, THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS, THE WINDGATE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION, INC., AND THE STATE ARTS AGENCIES OF ARKANSAS, KANSAS, MISSOURI, NEBRASKA, OKLAHOMA, AND TEXAS.

Project Based Residency for Local Artists APPLICATIONS DUE: January 15, 2019 This Project Based Residency is designed to support, sustain, and foster growth in local art and artists by providing material support for development of special projects. These residencies emphasize interdisciplinary work and community engagement. We are seeking proposals for the upcoming year. Open to artists working in any discipline and residing in Douglas County. Selected artists will receive a stipend of up to $500 for materials or supplies, use of studio space during residency. Residency duration is 1 week - 3 months. Please visit our website to learn more and apply: lawrenceartscenter.org/residency/project-based-residency

FEATURED CLASS Runaway Puppets: Large-Scale Sculptures for the Stage

Johanna Winters

In this class, students will collaborate with the Lawrence Arts Center Performing Arts Department to construct large-scale, wearable masks and sculptures for the spring production of Runaway Orchestra, an original work by Ric Averill. Through an exploration of puppetry, caricature, and costume design, students will gain experience constructing wearable sculpture for a theatrical production. WAX23: 1/9-2/27, WE, 6:30-8:30 PM, $175 ($157.50)

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Hollie Rice

Fresh, new, and alternative approaches to working with clay are explored in this experimental class. All levels welcome! WAC24: 1/10-2/28, TH, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM, $175 ($157.50) SAC24: 3/21-5/9, TH, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM, $175 ($157.50)

Sculptural Wheel Throwing Nate Ditzler Students with wheel throwing experience will have the chance to explore the possibilities of sculpture on and off the wheel. Learn how to alter thrown forms using a variety of tools and methods such as stacking, darting, texturing, and experiment with layering slips and stains. WAC23: 1/9-2/27, WE, 7-9 PM, $175 ($157.50) Returning Potter Andrew Cho, Nate Ditzler This class expands on existing skills, refines techniques, and develops more complex forms made with parts. Andrew: WIAC26: 1/12-3/2, SA, 1:30-3:30 PM, $175 ($157.50) Nate: SAC24: 3/21-5/9, TH, 5-7 PM, $175 ($157.50)

PHOTOGRAPHY

Darkroom Photography

Ann Dean

Ceramic Materials

Adam Meistrell

Do you want to gain more control over the magic of ceramics? This class will be an overview of ceramics materials, why they are used, and what they are used for. WIAC31: 1/7-3/4, MO, 5-7 PM, $175 ($157.50)

Handbuilding

Nate Ditzler

This class allows for students to work at their own pace and level of expertise to explore their interests in creating utilitarian wares or sculptural pieces using handbuilding techniques. Work with the instructor to discuss sketches, work through ideas, and get feedback and one-on-one help. SAC23: 3/20-5/9, WE, 7-9 PM, $175 ($157.50)

Ceramic Sculpture with Found Objects Jennifer Doores This is the usual open-ended sculpture class where anything goes, with a special option : instruction in ways to incorporate found objects into figurative sculpture (human or animal). SAC32: 3/19-5/7, TU, 5:30-7:30 PM, $175 ($157.50)

Pots for Tea

Andrew Cho

Teapots, cups, bowls, and trays for those little cucumber sandwiches! This class leads you through the process of designing and fabricating a successful tea set. Some ceramic experience required. SAC26: 3/23-5/11, SA, 2:30-4:30 PM, $175 ($157.50)

Ceramics Open Studio

Adam Meistrell

Open studio is for advanced students who want to work independently. Participants must provide their own clay and classes have studio right-of-way. WAC57: 1/7-3/2, ALL, 9 AM-9 PM, $210 ($189) SAC57: 3/18-5/11, ALL, 9 AM-9 PM, $210 ($189)

WORKSHOPS

Fused Glass Plate Workshop

This class provides students with the basic skills to develop, print and manipulate 35mm black & white images in the darkroom. Work with the instructor as you learn to finesse your printing technique. Chemistry, 1 roll of film and a limited amount of paper is provided. WAH12: 1/29-2/26, TU, 7-9 PM, $115 ($103.50)

Learn the fundamentals of glass fusing and slumping and make a decorative 4” plate. WAJ26: 2/9-2/9, SA, 12-3 PM, $45 ($40.50)

Intro to Digital Photography Ann Dean

Take better pictures, develop your photographic technique, and learn more about your digital SLR in this beginning class that explores basic camera function, light, composition, and exposure. WAL11: 1/28-3/4, MO, 6:30-8:30 PM, $130 ($117) SAL11: 3/18-5/6, MO, 6:30-8:30 PM, $165 ($148.50)

Shanna Wagner

Magical Traveling Mosaic Shanna Wagner

Make a beautiful mosaic inspired by future or past trips. Materials include Italian mosaics, glass, tile, shells, beach glass, natural stone, and found objects. SAJ26: 3/30-3/30, SA, 12-4 PM, $50 ($45)

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adult classes FIBER ARTS

Social Stitchery

Benjamin Wills

Join us for free crochet and knitting lessons. We’ll start with creating samples, which will be turned into scarves and donated to a local organization to help the homeless. All yarn and tools are provided. This project combines learning a new craft with the gift of warmth for someone in need. WAF15: 1/11-2/15, FR, 10 AM-12 PM, FREE

Sewing Fundamentals

Anne Luben

This class introduces the fundamentals of clothing construction, sewing machine operation, alterations, and various types of seams and stitches. WAF11: 1/7-3/4, MO, 6:30-8:30 PM, $175 ($157.50)

Surface Sampler for Textiles Anne Luben

Beginning with blank cloth, learn to create custom textiles through dye, embroidery, and applique techniques. Develop skills in color and composition in this survey of surface design, appropriate for both beginning and advanced students. SAF21: 3/18-5/6, MO, 6:30-8:30 PM, $175 ($157.50)

Upcycled Sewing Traci Bunkers Learn textile design techniques that include altering, creative mending, and repurposing that will transform your garments into something beautiful and uniquely yours. All levels welcome. Sewing machines are provided. SAF27: 3/17-5/12, SU, 1-3 PM, $175 ($157.50)

JEWELRY, METALS, GLASS

Beginning Metalsmithing

Carly Kimbrough & Bailey Marable

This course will provide an introduction to basic metalsmithing skills like sawing, sanding, filing, soldering, and setting a stone. WAJ14: 1/10-2/28, TH, 6:30-8:30 PM, $175 ($157.50) SAJ14: 3/21-5/9, TH, 6:30-8:30 PM, $175 ($157.50)

Jewelry Design

Rachael Sudlow

Learn how to make rings, earrings & pendants in silver & copper using techniques from soldering to stone setting. WAJ23: 1/9-2/27, WE, 7-9 PM, $210 ($189) SAJ23: 3/20-5/8, WE, 7-9 PM, $210 ($189)

Metals Open Studio

Rachael Sudlow

Use this time to create your own work outside of a rigid class style. The instructor will be on hand to help with technical guidance & have supplies available for purchase. WAJ53: 1/9-2/27, WE, 5:30-7 PM, $175 ($157.50) SAJ53: 3/20-5/8, WE, 5:30-7 PM, $175 ($157.50)

Stained Glass

Shanna Wagner

Explore fundamental stained glass techniques while creating unique pieces in one of the most precious and revered mediums in the decorative arts. WAJ46: 1/12-3/2, SA, 9-11 AM, $175 ($157.50) SAJ36: 3/23-5/11, SA, 9-11 AM, $175 ($157.50)

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DRAWING & PAINTING

Open Model

Life Drawing & Anatomy for the Artist

Jeff Ridgway

This class provides an opportunity for skilled artists to draw a model each week using their choice of media. Students who enroll in Life Drawing receive a 50% discount on Open Model. WAD57: 1/6-2/24, SU, 1-3 PM, $190 ($171) SAD57: 3/17-5/19, SU, 1-3 PM, $190 ($171)

Beginning Drawing

Kenneth Bini

This class focuses on training the eye and hand to translate imagery from the real world to marks on a page. WAD11: 1/7-3/4, MO, 5:30-7 PM, $150 ($135) SAD11: 3/18-5/6, MO, 5:30-7 PM, $150 ($135)

Fundamentals of Oil Painting Kenneth Bini

Students will learn about the basic tools, chemistry, and control of oil paint with fundamental exercises of value to beginning and experienced artists alike. Learn how to develop paintings with lessons in composition, focus and color. WAP21: 1/7-3/4, MO, 7-9 PM, $175 ($157.50) SAP21: 3/18-5/6, MO, 7-9 PM, $175 ($157.50)

Introduction to Painting Jeff Ridgway The craft of painting and the art of painting are two different studies. We will study the chemistry and history of the craft. We’ll study the art by combining observation, reference, and meaning with art history. By learning how paint works we can then learn how to use it. Various pigments, mediums, and techniques are welcome. WAP33: 1/9-2/27, WE, 7-9 PM, $175 ($157.50) Imaginative Drawing Lora Jost A beginning-level drawing class using traditional and unorthodox drawing techniques like doodling, sketching, and expansive mark-making methods for creating inventive drawings. WAD34: 1/10-2/28, TH, 6:30-8:30 PM, $190 ($171)

Jeff Ridgway Students learn to draw the human figure working from a live model using a variety of drawing media. WAD24: 1/10-2/28, TH, 7-9:30 PM, $210 ($189) SAD24: 3/21-5/9, TH, 7-9:30 PM, $210 ($189)

Open Studio w/ Louis Louis Copt This open studio is for self-directed students and artists of all skill levels working with oil or water based media who seek lively discussion, individual guidance, and an occasional demonstration. SAP31: 3/18-5/6, MO, 10 AM-12 PM, $230 ($207) More Watercolor Fast & Loose

John Hulsey

This course is for painters who want to explore the expressive qualities of watercolor and build confidence with the medium. We will concentrate on making beautiful paintings from loose, expressive strokes and colorful washes. *Please note, a list of additional supplies needed will be emailed upon enrollment in this class. WAP22: 1/8-2/26, TU, 6:30-8:30 PM, $210 ($189) SAP22: 3/19-5/7, TU, 6:30-8:30 PM, $210 ($189)

Drawing Stories

Lora Jost

This beginning-level class will use drawing and visual notetaking to explore place, experience, memory, and imagination towards storyboarding for comics or graphic novels. SAD23: 3/20-5/8, WE, 6:30-8:30 PM, $190 ($171)

Abstraction Molly Murphy Find and develop your own visual language through abstract painting. Students will explore form, color, texture, line, pattern, and process while simultaneously learning about lesser-known female artists of abstract art. All levels of experience welcome. SAP15: 3/22-5/10, FR, 10 AM-12 PM, $175 ($157.50)

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Spaceships, Magic, and the End of the World Katie Foster Looking closely at the tools provided by writing in the genres of sci-fi, fantasy, and dystopian speculative fiction, in this class we will stretch the muscle of imagination by reading and writing stories that deal with the impossible: intergalactic conflict, rogue dragons, and the end of the world as we know it, among other things. WAW21: 1/7-3/4, MO, 6-8 PM, $165 ($148.50)

Documentary Poetry

Beginning Printmaking

Fuko Ito, Johanna Winters

Learn the basics of all forms of traditional and contemporary printmaking processes, including but not limited to; relief, silkscreen, intaglio, monotype, and collagraph. Fuko: WAT13: 1/9-2/27, WE, 7-9 PM, $175 ($157.50) Johanna: SAT12: 3/19-5/7, TU, 6:30-8:30 PM, $175 ($157.50)

Katie Foster

Molly Krause

Exploring the screen printing process alongside basic paper folding and cutting techniques, this class focuses on experimenting with printed paper templates that will be folded, cut, and assembled to create multiple structures or a one-of-a-kind paper sculpture. WAX11: 1/7-2/25, MO, 6:30-8:30 PM, $175 ($157.50)

In this class writers will produce six short essays (between 500-1000 words each). Class time will be spent reading published essays for examples, examining essays on craft for instruction, and responding to writing prompts. SAW32: 3/19-4/23, TU, 6-8 PM, $115 ($103.50)

Write here, Write now

Politics & Print

Screenprinting Johanna Winters Learn the basics of the popular printmaking method Silkscreen. Students will study both drawn stencil methods and photographic stencils that can be used to create multiple layer color editions on paper or fabric. SAT14: 3/21-5/9, TH, 6:30-8:30 PM, $175 ($157.50)

In this class we’ll delve into this oft-overlooked genre of poetry. How can we use poetry to say what we see in the world around us? Each week we’ll look at artists and writers who have tried their hand at documentary poetry. We may also watch a few clips from documentary films to mine them for strategies. SAW11: 3/18-5/6, MO, 6-8 PM, $165 ($148.50)

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PRINTMAKING

Priscilla Howe

Come flex and stretch your creative writing muscles with storyteller Priscilla Howe. We’ll play with words, structure, and the sound of our writing. This is a process writing class, not a critique group. SAW25: 4/19-5/10, FR, 10 AM-12 PM, $80 ($72.00)

Not-So-Secret Selves: Writing Real Life Jacquelin Hedeman

What does it mean to put yourself on the page? In this nonfiction writing class, we’ll discuss voice and persona, read published examples of memoir and personal essay, and explore the question of truth vs. accuracy, all while writing and workshopping short creative nonfiction pieces. SAW13: 3/20-4/24, WE, 6-8 PM, $115 ($103.50)

Screenprinting Structures Alicia Kelly

The Unconventional Print

Johanna Winters

Kate Horvat & Benjamin Wills

Letterpress

Timothy O’Brien

Printmaking has a rich and integrated history in the democratic process. Originally invented for mass communication, printmaking’s identity exists in its power to multiply, both in message and form. Students will learn to experiment with multiple forms of printmaking, sculpture, and interactive messaging as a way to bring power back to the people! No experience required. SAT32: 3/19-5/7, TU, 7-9 PM, $175 ($157.50)

If you like the written word and making images, this class gives you a chance to combine the two. Learn how to design, set, and print type to create stationery, business cards, and broadsheets, or the student’s own project. WAT24: 1/10-2/28, TH, 7:30-9:30 PM, $175 ($157.50) SAT24: 3/21-5/9, TH, 7-9 PM, $175 ($157.50)

Printmaking Open Studio Kate Horvat Open studio is for advanced students who want to work independently, using their own inks and paper. Scheduled classes have studio right-of-way. WAT57: 1/7-3/2, ALL, 9 AM-9 PM, $210 ($189) SAT57: 3/18-5/11, ALL, 9 AM-9 PM, $210 ($189)

Experiment with alternative approaches to traditional printmaking that will invigorate how we think about the medium in a contemporary context. With the aid of a printing press, we will utilize drawing, stenciling, collage, one-offs, Xeroxing, and image transfers to make distinct yet printerly works on all kinds of surfaces. WAT22: 1/8-3/5, TU, 5:30-7:30 PM, $175 ($157.50)

Mokuhanga: Japanese Water-Based Woodblock Printing Fuko Ito

Students will learn basic techniques of Mokuhanga including the process of carving woodblocks, inking the woodblocks with watercolor inks, and hand-printing the woodblocks with a baren. WAT34: 1/10-2/28, TH, 5-7 PM, $175 ($157.50)

PAPER & BOOK ARTS

Pop-up Paper Sculpture

Alicia Kelly

Experimenting with pop-up book structures and paper cutting processes, this class interlaces two paper-based traditions into complimentary forms. Students will create pop-up structures and learn basic kirigami and paper cutting/folding traditions and techniques. SAX11: 3/18-5/6, MO, 6:30-8:30 PM, $175 ($157.50)

Artist Books

Traci Bunkers

Explore the book as a form of artistic expression. Combine mixed-media, text, and low-fi print techniques to design and produce your own unique book. WAX24: 1/10-2/28, TH, 7-9 PM, $175 ($157.50)

Risograph: Publishing + Artist Books Fuko Ito This course is designed to introduce students to printing drawings, comics, posters, and books on the xerox machine and the risograph. The main goal of this class is to create multiples of printed matter that can be shared and distributed. SAX33: 3/20-5/8, WE, 7-9 PM, $175 ($157.50)

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adult classes

Purchase a Class Card and Drop-In to an “Open Class”

Available for purchase at the front desk and may be used to attend any class marked as an “Open Class” until March 9.

SCHOOL OF DANCE

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OPEN CLASS! Adult Ballet I

Hope DeYoung-Daniels

This class introduces the fundamentals of ballet and is designed for those with little to no prior ballet training. No class on 1/21 & 3/11. WDAB11: 1/7-5/13, MO, 7:45 PM-9 PM, $216 ($194.40)

Grades 9 to Adult

OPEN CLASS! Adult Ballet II Paige Comparato,

Hope DeYoung-Daniels

For students who have at least 1 year of prior ballet training. WDAB24 Paige, 1/10-5/16, TH, 11 AM-12:15 PM, $250.50 ($225.45) WDAB27 Hope, 1/13-5/12, SU, 6:45-8 PM, $250.50 ($225.45)

Grades 9 to Adult

OPEN CLASS! Adult Ballet III Paige Comparato This class is an Intermediate/Advanced level class for dancers with some prior dance experience WDAB34: 1/10-5/16, TH, 9:45-11 AM, $250.5 ($225.45)

Grades 9 to Adult

OPEN CLASS! Adult Pilates Ashley Sandefur Strengthen your core and balance through mat exercises to create a lean, strong, and flexible body. Mats provided. Session I: WDAP13: 1/9-2/27, WE, 9:40-10:30 AM, $108 ($97.20) Session II: WDAP23: 3/20-5/8, WE, 9:40-10:30 AM, $108 ($97.20)

Grades 9 to Adult

OPEN CLASS! Adult Chinese Classical

Dance

Irish Step Dance for Teens and Adults Annie Stark

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Grades 6 to Adult

Adult Improv Leah Towle Ready for a spontaneous and hilarious challenge? Spend your winter/spring with us continuing to build your improv skills, learning new games, and meeting new people. This class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WI-AAZ014: 1/10-5/2, TH, 6:30-7:30 PM, $220 ($198.00)

OPEN CLASS!

Wanwan Cai

Learn the fundamentals of the graceful, fluid, and breath-based movements of Chinese Classical Dance. This class incorporates diverse influences such as folk dance, martial art movement, ballet, and Chinese opera to create a unique cultural art form. WDAD7: 1/13-5/12, SU, 7-8 PM, $224.5 ($202.05)

Grades 9 to Adult

This upbeat class introduces the basics of Irish Step Dance as well as some traditional beginning dances. All levels of experience are welcome. No class on 1/21 & 3/11. This class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WDAID11: 1/7-5/13, MO, 7:30-8:30 PM, $216 ($194.40)

OPEN CLASS! Adult Hip Hop Emily Holloman Come bounce to the beat and get funky! This highenergy class explores various hip hop styles and street moves. For adults of all-experience levels. No class on 3/7 on 3/14. WDAH4: 1/10-5/16, TH, 8-9 PM, $216 ($194.40)

Grades 9 to Adult

Jillian Armstrong OPEN CLASS! Adult Tap! I Come take this upbeat class and learn the basics of Tap. From Fred Astaire to Savion Glover, this class will cover a wide range of rhythmic styles. This class is open to all skill levels. No class on 3/13. This class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WDAT3: 1/9-5/15, WE, 7:30-8:30 PM, $228 ($205.20)

Grades 9 to Adult

GRADES 4 TO ADULT

LAC Ukulele Orchestra Matthew Mulnix Work as a group to create comic, vibrant ukulele performances in an orchestral setting. We’ll sing and play pop, rock, and vintage favourites as well as write our own songs. You will need your own ukulele and to feel somewhat comfortable with strumming and basic chords. WI-AYZ031: 1/7-4/29, MO, 5:30-6:30 PM, $220 ($198.00)

OPEN CLASS! Adult Tap! II Jillian Armstrong This is an intermediate tap class for adults with at least 1 year prior experience. This class meets at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8. WDAT24: 1/10-5/16, TH, 7:30-8:30 PM, $228 ($205.20)

Grades 9 to Adult

Pilates for Dancers

Sara Felt

Strengthen your core and balance your muscle development in order to create a lean, strong, and flexible body. This Pilates mat class is appropriate for dancers of all experience levels. Adults are welcome. Mats provided. No class on 3/7 on 3/14. WDYPIL4: 1/10-5/16, TH, 5-6 PM, $229.50 ($206.55)

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Family Clay Sculpture

Traci Bunkers

Together parents and children learn the basics of handbuilding with clay to create functional and whimsical pieces. Sculpt, fire, glaze, and embellish fun and fantastical future family heirlooms. Enrollment fee covers one family member and one child. SYF144: 3/19-5/7, TU, 4:00 PM-5:30 PM, $189 ($170.10)

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Family Pottery

Andrew Cho

Parents and children work together to make imaginative clay projects on the wheel and with their hands. Enrollment fee covers one parent and one child. WYC196: 1/12-3/2, SA, 9:00 AM-10:30 AM, $204 ($183.60) SYC196: 3/23-5/11, SA, 9:00 AM-10:30 AM, $204 ($183.60)

Family Printmaking

Brandon Keenan

Parents and children work together to carve blocks, roll ink, and make multiples on fabric and paper. Enrollment fee covers one parent and one child. WYR124: 3/19-5/7, TU, 4:00 PM-5:30 PM, $189 ($170.10)

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free family art experiencesShow up, do art. Our free family programs take place every 2nd Saturday and 4th Wednesday of each month, offering interactive visits through the galleries and arts activities inspired by exhibiting artists. All ages are welcome, so bring your whole family to get creative. No registration required — just come join us!

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Discover how artist Jen Unekis creates a sense of atmosphere and environment using color, shape, and line, and collaborate with design elements to build a world of your own. Wednesday afternoon.

Your words will take shape, literally, in this group art game. Explain an object using only words, trade your description with another artist, and make an object in response! Absurdity encouraged! Saturday morning.

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Color is dramatically present in our daily experience. Building simple journals, collect and record your interactions with the color around you, and experiment with new color sensations. Saturday morning.

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