Winter/Spring 2023 Classes & Events Catalog

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CLASSES & EVENTS WINTER/SPRING 2023

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CREATIVE PLACEMAKERS $20,000+

SABATINI FAMILY FOUNDATION — TOPEKA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

THOMAS D. GALLOWAY FAMILY

CREATIVE PLACEMAKERS $10,000–$19,999

THANK YOU!

We send a heartfelt thank you to these companies,

JEFF & MARY WEINBERG THE JEDEL FAMILY FOUNDATION

grantors and organizations who provide the Lawrence Arts Center funding, materials and additional

INSPIRATION SOCIETY $5,000-$9,999

support. Their contributions ensure the Arts Center can create meaningful arts experiences with and for the community. Everything in this publication is possible because of their support which assures ART IS FOR EVERYONE!

IMAGINATION SOCIETY $1,000-$4,999

ILLUMINATION SOCIETY $500-$999 Audio Reader Bittersweet Floral & Design Cellar Door

Cider Gallery City Wine Market Dole Institute of Politics

Free State Brewing Lied Center Natural Grocers

Paden Photography Stevens & Brand

Pet World Prairie Elf Tree Farm Repition Coffee

Scott Temperature Vinland Valley Nursery

PATRON up to $499 Westlake Ace Hardware Cottin’s Hardware Draft Pak Home Depot

Insomnia Cookies Lawrence Delta Zeta Alumni On The Rocks Pendleton’s Country Market


CLASSES & EVENTS 2 4 8

EXHIBITIONS

IN THE GALLERIES

SCHOOL OF THEATRE & MUSIC

2 YEARS OLD TO ADULT

SCHOOL OF DANCE

1 YEAR OLD TO ADULT

WINTER/SPRING 2023 volume XXIV | no 3

WELCOME! The Lawrence Arts Center is a creative community organization that activates the artist in everyone through exhibitions, performances and education. The Lawrence Arts Center 940 New Hampshire Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-2787 lawrenceartscenter.org

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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Cover Art Molly Murphy Under the Harvest Moon, 2022

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YOUTH VISUAL ARTS

Background Art (this page) Nick Perry Home, 2022

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ADULT VISUAL ARTS

Catalog Design Jackalope jack-a-lope.com

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PERFORMANCES & EVENTS

Photo Credits Katie Alldritt, Ann Dean, Andria Devlin and Mariah Seifert

2 TO 8 YEAR OLDS

6 TO 18 YEAR OLDS

14 YEARS OLD TO ADULT

HOW TO ENROLL MEMBER enrollment begins Nov. 27, 2022 • OPEN enrollment begins Dec. 4, 2022

BROWSE > CONTACT > VISIT >

lawrenceartscenter.org 785-843-2787 or frontdesk@lawrenceartscenter.org 940 New Hampshire St., Downtown Lawrence | Monday-Sunday, 9 am-9 pm BECOME A MEMBER Popular classes fill fast, but our members can access early-enrollment and a 10 percent discount on tuition!* Member prices are shown in parentheses in class listings. *Excludes preschool tuition and independent study. FINANCIAL AID Apply online for our sliding scale financial aid based on household income for any class. Contact the Front Desk at frontdesk@lawrenceartscenter.org or 785.843.2787 for more information. See pages 8, 15 and 20 for Dance and Visual Arts discounts and scholarships. 1


EXHIBITIONS JANUARY 13 – FEBRUARY 25 • FINAL FRIDAY RECEPTION | FRIDAY, JAN 27, 6-9 PM

SHELTER | MOLLY MURPHY Art Auction Featured Artist Shelter is a narrative exhibition by Lawrence artist Molly Frances Murphy. This exhibition tells a story of the natural world through the lens of shared experiences with her daughter, Basil, as they learn from and work in environments that connect us all.

INSIGHT Art Talk | Jan. 26, 7-8 PM

BRICK-A-BRAC | KEVIN P. KELLY Kevin Kelly’s work is conceptually – and literally – a study of negative space, especially relating to his memories of growing up in Middle America. The dissected painting process aims to prevent pieces from settling into any resolved composition that is too complete.

INSIGHT Art Talk | Jan. 19, 7-8 PM

FRGMNTS | JAVY ORTIZ FRGMNTS is a series of abstract polyptych works in which Javy Ortiz blends abstract expressionism and street art styles to create compositions replicating human experiences and interactions.

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BUY A BOWL, FILL A BOWL. PLATTER SILENT AUCTION Friday, Jan. 13 - Saturday, Feb. 4

MEMBER’S PREVIEW SALE Friday, Feb. 3 | 5-7 pm

SOUPER BOWL

Saturday, Feb. 4 | 10am - 2pm

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Learn more at lawrenceartscenter.org and reserve your spot for in-person shopping.

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JOIN TODAY! MAR. 9 - APR. 8

2023 Annual Benefit Art Auction Molly Murphy | Featured Artist Exhibition | Mar. 9 - Apr. 8 Online Viewing + Silent Auction | Mar. 9 Live Auction | Apr. 8 The annual Benefit Art Auction funds the Exhibitions Program, keeping exhibits free and open to the public for nearly 50 years. This year the auction will feature more than 150 works of art generously donated by more than 100 artists. Learn more at lawrenceartscenter.org.

1973 SUMMER YOUTH THEATRE’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY

ALUMNI CABARET & GALA

SAVE THE DATE Friday, May 26 SYT celebrates 50 years! Join the SYT Alumni Facebook group to connect with alums, sign up to volunteer, and stay up-to-date on the gala.

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SCHOOL OF THEATRE & MUSIC

AGES 2 TO ADULT

FAMILY PLAY

IMAGINATION THEATRE

A play experience for families! These child/caregiver sessions connect small groups of families through imagination-based play. Class content is based entirely on the ideas of enrolled students. Enrollment fee includes one child and one caregiver.

Music Makers

AGES 2 TO 5

LEAH TOWLE

Are you always dancing around your house, playing instruments or making noise? Join your young person and explore music through play! No class on 2/18 or 4/22.

WTY16: 1/14-3/4, SA; 9:00 AM-9:55 AM, $95 ($85.50) STY26: 3/25-5/6, SA; 9:15 AM-10:10 AM, $80 ($72)

Shake Your Sillies Out

AGES 3 TO 6

JORDAN MILLS

Dance around with ribbons, sing along to silly songs, shake, tap and make some music! Let’s “Shake our Sillies Out” while playing instruments and making music together. No class on 2/4.

WTY66: 1/14-2/11, SA; 11:15 AM-12:00 PM, $45 ($40.50)

Sensory Friendly Music Exploration

AGES 5 TO 9

JORDAN MILLS

This music class is led by a Board Certified Music Therapist and is geared toward neurodivergent children. Families will explore safe, gentle and sensory-stimulating instruments in this sensoryfriendly class. Join us to play, sing and explore music activities and ideas to try at home!

STY96: 4/1-5/6, SA; 1:30 PM-2:25 PM, $85 ($76.50)

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CLASSES

STORY BOOK WORLDS

Join us as we build worlds, explore wild ideas and work as a team to activate the actor’s toolbox: voice, body and imagination!

Treasure Trunk

AGES 3 TO 6

Kayla Sandusky 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. No class on 2/4.

WTY46: 1/14-2/11, SA; 10:15 AM-11:10 AM, $55 ($49.50)

Lines, Shapes & Spaces

AGES 4 TO 7

KAYLA SANDUSKY

What shape are you feeling? Explore how to create dynamic shapes and lines in this movement-based class to understand the space around you. Learn skills of teamwork, collaboration and the power of the ensemble.

STY36: 4/1-5/6, SA; 10:00 AM-10:55 AM, $80 ($72)

Daring Detectives

AGES 5 TO 9

LEAH TOWLE

Get your gear ready and embark upon a stealth mission to solve mysteries far and wide. Hone your character acting and problem-solving skills as you become a super sleuth. No class on 2/18.

WTY36: 1/14-3/4, SA; 10:00 AM-10:55 AM, $95 ($85.50)

Stuck in the Mud

AGES 5 TO 9

LEAH TOWLE

When animals and people find themselves stuck in the mud, what will they do? Only YOU can help these friends get out of sticky situations. No class on 2/18.

WTY56: 1/14-3/4, SA; 11:15 AM-12:10 PM, $95 ($85.50) AGES 3 TO 6

Travel inside the worlds of well-loved children’s books — no need to select just one book! These playbased classes create possibilities among the characters and adventures found in our favorite stories.

Wonderful Winter KAYLA SANDUSKY

It’s time to bundle up as we journey through winter. We’ll dive into storybooks by multiple authors to learn about gratitude, curiosity and the changing of seasons. No class on 2/4.

WTY26: 1/14-2/11, SA; 9:15 AM-10:00 AM, $45 ($40.50)

Into the Garden KAYLA SANDUSKY

Welcome to a delightful journey through the garden! We’ll dive into storybooks by multiple authors to meet gnomes, and grasshoppers, explore wild surprises and build our garden community.

STYZ16: 3/25-5/6, SA; 9:00 AM-9:45 AM, $60 ($54)

Everything is Awesome

AGES 5 TO 9

LEAH TOWLE

Welcome to a class where anything is possible – and everything is awesome! Travel through a magic portal to worlds all your own and build adventures as a team. No class on 4/22.

STY46: 3/25-5/6, SA; 10:15 AM-11:10 AM, $85 ($76.50)

A Quest Among Planets

AGES 5 TO 9

LEAH TOWLE

Fly through outer space, visit planets you’ve never dreamed of and meet characters along the way to help you on your quest. No class on 4/22.

STY66: 3/25-5/6, SA; 11:30 AM-12:25 PM, $85 ($76.50)


SCHOOL’S OUT ADVENTURE AGES 5 TO 10

No school? No problem! Join us on your day off for these one-time, specialized workshops full of silliness, theatrical adventures and more!

Bugs for a Day KAYLA SANDUSKY

What would it be like if you woke up and were the size of an ant? What about having the wings of a butterfly? Bug out with us on this wild adventure!

WTY15: 3/3, FR; 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, $30 ($27)

Unicorn Soup LEAH TOWLE

A mysterious cauldron was left in Unicorn Land! Reach in and find all of the ingredients for a grand adventure! Challenge yourself to make stories and games based on whatever ingredients you find.

WTY25: 3/3, FR; 1:00 PM-3:00 PM, $30 ($27)

Dinosaur Stomp KAYLA SANDUSKY

Travel to faraway lands in search of dinosaurs. Avoid volcanoes and tricky jungles to see what mysteries are lurking!

WTY34: 3/9-3/10, TH;FR; 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, $60 ($54)

Improv Party LEAH TOWLE

It’s time to come along for a series of spontaneous, improvised adventures! This class is all about making up games and much silliness.

WTY44: 3/9-3/10, TH;FR; 1:00 PM-3:00 PM, $60 ($54)

PERFORMANCE SKILL BUILDING

Jump into the world of performance and see what awaits you! These classes focus on multiple aspects of performance: acting, singing, dancing, playwriting, music-making, film, poetry, stage combat, comedy and more.

Young Musicians: Tuneful, Beautiful & Artful

AGES 5 TO 7

SARA BONNER

Students will enjoy a fast-paced lesson sequence, including singing, moving and creating music in a group setting. Musical selections will support skill building in moving to the beat, playing musical patterns, singing in tune and connecting to the artistic elements of music.

WTY13: 1/11-3/1, WE; 4:00 PM-4:55 PM, $105 ($94.50)

Make a Play

AGES 5 TO 9

KALEN STOCKTON

Have you ever wanted to write your very own play? Develop a story, make up characters and share an original performance for friends and family. Student theatre-makers will be introduced to devising, improvisation and playwriting concepts. No class on 4/22.

STY86: 3/25-5/6, SA; 1:00 PM-1:55 PM, $85 ($76.50)

Sing & Strum

AGES 6 TO 10

SARA BONNER

Learn the basics of playing your ukulele! Students will learn to create melodies, read basic chords and practice strumming patterns while singing along. Students should bring their own instruments, but no prior experience is needed.

WTY23: 1/11-3/1, WE; 5:00 PM-5:55 PM, $105 ($94.50)

Intro to Theatre

AGES 6 TO 10

KAYLA SANDUSKY

Learn about the magic of theatre! This class will let you dip your toe into acting, props, lights, costumes, makeup and backstage tech. No class on 2/4.

WTY76: 1/14-2/11, SA; 1:15 PM-2:10 PM, $55 ($49.50)

Reader’s Theatre

AGES 9 TO 14

KAYLA SANDUSKY

Get to know diverse plays and broaden your knowledge and exposure to different writers and styles with an opportunity to perform.

STY14: 3/23-4/27, TH; 4:30 PM-5:55 PM, $125 ($112.50)

An Actor’s Toolbox

AGES 10 TO 18

JEANNE AVERILL

Build your actor’s skills toolbox! Discover a character through what they say, what others say about them and what they do. Stretch your physical and vocal boundaries for exciting variations.

WTY86: 1/14-2/11, SA; 1:00 PM-1:55 PM, $75 ($67.50)

You Can’t Foil Me

AGES 10 TO 18

LEAH TOWLE

This stage combat class will focus on swordplay and comedy. Polish your timing, reactions and partner communication for sharp scenes and high-stakes performances.

WTY106: 1/14-2/11, SA; 3:15 PM-5:10 PM, $140 ($126)

Stage, Screen & In-Between

AGES 10 TO 18

KAYLA SANDUSKY

Do you dream of combining live theatre with film and video? Explore how these two worlds collide by stepping into the role of filmmaker and theatre artist at the same time! Students will focus on youth-centric social issues and work collaboratively to devise, write, stage and film a group project.

STY13: 3/22-5/3, WE; 5:00 PM-5:55 PM, $105 ($94.50)

Beginner Guitar

AGES 10 TO 18

JORDAN MILLS

We will learn simple chords, how to tune the guitar, strumming patterns and easy songs. You must bring your own guitar. No class on 4/19.

STY23: 3/22-5/3, WE; 6:00 PM-6:55 PM, $95 ($85.50)

Musical Theatre Workshop: Summer Youth Theatre Audition Prep AGES 10 TO 18

ERIN ZIPPER, JUSTIN HARBAUGH

Boost your audition techniques in this music and dance workshop. Students will have time to perform their song selection and go through a mock dance audition. Be on your toes…anything can happen!

STY56: 4/1-4/29, SA; 11:00 AM-11:55 AM, $80 ($72)

Acting Intensive: Summer Youth Theatre Audition Prep AGES 10 TO 18

JEANNE AVERILL

Are you already missing our Summer Youth Theatre season? Wondering how to strengthen your auditions? Join us to build valuable skills in character development, expressive voice and dynamic choice-making on stage!

STY76: 4/1-4/29, SA; 12:30 PM-1:25 PM, $80 ($72)

Game Collector

AGES 13 TO 18

LEAH TOWLE

Learn and share theater games galore! Understand their purpose and practice facilitating so you can take them back to your improv troupes and drama clubs and be ready for your SYT internships! No class on 4/22.

STY106: 4/1-4/29, SA; 2:00 PM-3:25 PM, $90 ($81)

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SCHOOL OF THEATRE & MUSIC

AGES 2 TO ADULT

TECH SERIES

OUT-OF-THE-BOX WORKSHOPS

AGES 10 TO 18

Explore the world of technical theatre. These classes focus on set building, crew, costuming, sound design and more, including hands-on training in design and production.

School of Rock: Stage Craft & Crew LEXEY JOST

Learn the fundamentals of technical theatre through the Arts Center’s performance of School of Rock. Students will work with professional technicians to build props, paint set pieces, learn sound and lights, and run the performances as crew members. Weekly Sunday classes: 1/292/19. Tech week required rehearsals: 2/20-2/23. Required performances: 2/23-2/25 & 3/2-3/4.

WROCKT: 1/29-2/19, SU; 5:00 PM-7:00 PM, $110 ($110)

AGES 13 TO ADULT

Get out of your comfort zone! Try something new and different in these workshops for ages 13 to adult.

Intro to Vogue JARRON LEWIS

Come as you are and celebrate each other! Voguing is a dance art form about community and gender expression. Learn the five elements of Vogue in this unique introductory workshop. Enroll in the age-appropriate section.

Teens 13-18: STYVOG4: 3/16, TH; 2:00 PM-2:55 PM, $15 ($13.50) Adults 18+: STAVOG4: 3/16, TH; 4:00 PM-4:55 PM, $20 ($18)

So You Want to Read Music? AGES 14 TO ADULT

JORDAN MILLS

Have you always wanted to be able to read music but never got around to it? Join us in this beginner class for reading sheet music. We will start at the absolute basics — you will learn to read a staff, know what a clef is, read rhythms and more!

WTA43: 1/11-3/1, WE; 6:00 PM-6:55 PM, $140 ($126)

Movement for Actors

AGES 14 TO ADULT

AGES 14 TO ADULT

HOWARD RAINS, TRICIA SPENCER

This is an old-time repertoire and ensemble class for fiddle, guitar, mandolin and bass. Knowledge of the style is not required, but participants should have an instrument and know how to play it.

STA12: 3/21-4/25, TU; 7:00 PM-8:25 PM, $175 ($157.50)

Adventure Quest

This class is an epic combo of devising, action role play, stage combat, playwriting and acting. Act out D&D-style scenarios in real-time and real places, then use the highlights of those adventures to write a one-act script. Stage your play and learn fight choreography to make a story of genuine peril and triumph.

STA24: 3/23-4/27, TH; 6:00 PM-7:25 PM, $135 ($121.50)

Playwriting & Screenwriting Workshop AGES 14 TO ADULT

Learn to use the most underutilized tool that performers have — the body! We will explore character, expression and freedom of movement while learning exercises to activate your muscles before performing.

RIC AVERILL

Theatre Making for Social Justice AGES 14 TO ADULT

KALEN STOCKTON

How can we create small art with a big message? We’ll explore identity by devising original work. Participants will learn devising techniques, including acting, movement and writing exercises.

WTA14: 1/19-2/9, TH; 5:00 PM-5:55 PM, $70 ($63)

AGES 15 TO ADULT

LEAH TOWLE

KALEN STOCKTON

WTA96: 1/14-2/11, SA; 2:00 PM-2:55 PM, $90 ($81)

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Old-Time String Band with Spencer & Rains

Receive guidance to write that one act or movie short floating around in your imagination!

STA43: 4/5-4/26, WE; 7:00 PM-7:55 PM, $70 ($63)


AUDITIONS ADULTS ON STAGE AGES 18+ UNLESS NOTED OTHERWISE.

Built specifically for adults interested in theatre, these classes explore various options for improvisation, acting and performance.

Intro to Burlesque

AGES 21+

of Rock School ‑‑ the musical

ALYSHA BAROS, AMIE MONTEDORO

Do you want to unleash your inner showgirl? We can teach you how! Delve into the history and magic of this risqué performance genre. No previous experience is necessary.

WTA12: 1/10-2/28, TU; 8:00 PM-8:55 PM, $140 ($126)

Advanced Burlesque & Showgirls

AGES 21+

ALYSHA BAROS, AMIE MONTEDORO

A course dedicated to the history & performance of all that is burlesque!

STA22: 3/21-5/9, TU; 8:00 PM-8:55 PM, $140 ($126)

School of Rock the Musical Saturday, Jan. 7 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Calling singers, dancers, musicians and actors. Youth ages 8+ and adults. Register to audition by Jan. 5 at lawrenceartscenter.org.

Adult Improv | Short Form LEAH TOWLE

Challenge your brain with short-form improv! Hone your skills by creating fast-paced scenes in various short game formats. Short-form improvisation is full of prompts, audience suggestions and rules, all of which ensure that silliness ensues. No previous acting experience is necessary. No class on 2/15.

WTA33: 1/11-3/1, WE; 6:00 PM-6:55 PM, $125 ($112.50)

Adult Improv | Long Form LEAH TOWLE

Do you like longer stories and dramatic irony? Try your hand at long-form improvisation. This class focuses on creating extended scenes, connected stories and an ensemble that invents the world together. No previous acting experience is necessary.

STA33: 3/22-5/3, WE; 6:00 PM-6:55 PM, $125 ($112.50)

Adult Improv | Performance Troupe LEAH TOWLE

Members will build an ensemble over the semester, perform each month and develop a sense of the audience’s role in an improv show! Must have taken an Arts Center improv class in the last three years or have instructor approval. This group will not meet on 3/16 and 3/30.

2023 Summer Youth Theatre

50th Anniversary Season Auditions: Sunday, April 30 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Callbacks: Monday, May 1 & Tuesday, May 2 Calling singers, actors and dancers, grades 4-8. Audition for all June and July shows. Register to audition at lawrenceartscenter.org.

WTA34: 1/12-5/4, TH; 7:30 PM-8:25 PM, $265 ($238.50)

Adult Acting Exploration: Bring a Friend! JEANNE AVERILL

Open to all experience levels, explore how an actor studies a role, develops a character and builds their portfolio. Bring a friend or family member with you (at no extra charge) to be your acting partner! You’ll leave with skills you can immediately apply to auditions and performances.

WTA53: 1/11-3/1, WE; 7:00 PM-8:25 PM, $210 ($189)

Stage Presence 101 LEAH TOWLE

Develop your confidence on stage for acting, improv and stand-up. Learn to hold the space, engage the audience and make your acting command everyone’s attention.

WTA24: 1/12-3/2, TH; 6:30 PM-7:25 PM, $140 ($126)

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SCHOOL OF DANCE

AGES 1 TO ADULT

2023 LAWRENCE DANCE INTENSIVE

LDI returns to host a series of programs for contemporary and ballet dancers. Dancers must be 10-21 years of age by the start of the intensive and dancing at an Intermediate/Advanced level with at least two years of prior dance experience. No pre-screening or audition is required to attend. Learn more about LDI, including scholarships and financial aid, at lawrenceartscenter.org.

SENIOR INTENSIVES

Session I: Ballet

Session I: Ballet

Includes ballet demonstration on the final day. Enroll by June 1.

DANCE FACULTY, VISITING GUEST ARTIST

Includes ballet, pointe, partnering, variations, wellness/enrichment classes and demonstration on the final day. Enroll by June 1.

CDLDI1: 6/5-6/9, MO-FR 9:00 AM-3:00 PM, $375 ($337.50)

Session II: Contemporary/Choreography DANCE HANDBOOK

Looking for attire and shoe requirements? Learn more in the School of Dance Handbook at lawrenceartscenter.org.

DANCE SCHOLARSHIPS

CDLDI2: 6/12-6/16, MO-FR 9:00 AM-3:00 PM, $375 ($337.50)

CDLDI3: 6/5-6/16, MO-FR 9:00 AM-3:00 PM, 600 ($540)

Boys Dance Scholarship | For young men in 2nd-12th grades who demonstrate a strong inter est in the eld of dance. To apply, contact Hanan Misko at hanan@lawrenceartscenter.org. Carmine Ballere Scholarship| Awarded by audition to two students (Ballet IV-VII) who demonstrate excellence in dance and a commit ment to their craft. Auditions for this scholarship are Sunday, Mar. 26, 2023. Try Before You Buy | Reach out to dance@ lawrenceartscenter.org to give any class a try. The rst one is on us! Bundle Dance Discount| Enroll in three or more dance classes and get 25% o- dance tuition. This applies to the entire household.

CLASS INFO & PRICING KEY CODE: start date - end date, day(s), time, regular price (member price) DANCE BUNDLE PRICE

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DANCE FACULTY, VISITING GUEST ARTIST

CDYJB1: 6/5-6/9, MO-FR; 9:00 AM-11:45 AM, $160 ($146)

Session II: Ballet & Contemporary CYNTHIA CREWS, DONNA JO HARKRIDER

Includes dance showing on the final day. Enroll by July 13.

CDYJB2: 7/17-7/21, MO-FR; 9:00 AM-11:45 AM, $160 ($146)

DANCE FACULTY, VISITING GUEST ARTIST

Includes contemporary, improv, creative process, hip hop, repertory, choreography sessions and final program showing. Enroll by June 1.

The School of Dance strives to provide access to Senior Intensive Discount dance classes and performances through various Enroll in both LDI Senior Intensive sessions and save $150. Enroll by Jun. 1. nancial aid and scholarship opportunities. Financial Aid| Available on a sliding scale based on household income. Apply online or call the Front Desk at 785.843.2787.

JUNIOR INTENSIVES

Scholarships are available for those enrolled in both Senior Intensive sessions only. See page 13 for more details.

SCHOOL OF DANCE

END OF YEAR SHOWCASE 2023

School of Dance

2023 End Of Year Showcase MAY 19 | 7 PM MAY 20 | 9:30 AM, 12 PM, 4:30 PM, 7:30 PM

Select youth and adult classes will perform in the annual End-of-Year Showcase May 19-20. Visit the School of Dance homepage for details in March 2023.


INTRO TO BALLET

Beginning with Intro to Ballet, School of Dance students follow a sequential program where the syllabus for each level encourages greater awareness of musicality and coordination with increased flexibility and strength. Tuition: $240 ($216) $180

Intro to Ballet

AGES 6 TO 7

HOPE DEYOUNG-DANIELS, KIERSTIN N BENNETT

For 1st graders

LITTLE MOVERS

Designed to improve motor skills and self-control, these classes encourage confident movement in a playful environment. Enroll in age-appropriate classes.

Wee Dance

AGES 1 TO 2

KIERSTIN N BENNETT

Caregivers and children come together to build mobility and foster creativity with developmentally appropriate songs and games. Using creative dance as a springboard into exploration and discovery to express stories, ideas and dreams, we’ll learn the ins and outs of being in a classroom/dance studio setting. Tuition: $45 ($40.50) $33.75

Session A: WDYW3a: 2/1-2/22, WE; 10:00 AM-10:45 AM Session B: SDYW3b: 3/29-4/19, WE; 10:00 AM-10:45 AM

Preschool Dance

AGES 3 TO 4

ANNA M HASTINGS, BETSY MCCAFFERTY, KIERSTIN N BENNETT

BALLET I-II

WDYB56: 1/21-5/13, SA; 12:00 PM-1:30 PM

This level recommends one ballet class a week to build strength and technique. Students are also encouraged to enroll in a class of another genre. Tuition: $240 ($216) $180

Ballet I

AGES 7 TO 8

ANNA M HASTINGS, HOPE DEYOUNG-DANIELS

WDYB16: 1/21-5/13, SA; 10:00 AM-10:55 AM WDYB11: 1/23-5/15, MO; 4:30 PM-5:25 PM

Ballet II

AGES 8 TO 9

CYNTHIA CREWS, HOPE DEYOUNG-DANIELS

WDYB26: 1/21-5/13, SA; 9:00 AM-9:55 AM WDYB22: 1/24-5/16, TU; 4:30 PM-5:25 PM

BALLET III

Two ballet classes a week are required at this level. Ballet IV students are recommended to attend three ballet classes per week. Students are also encouraged to enroll in conditioning, contemporary, hip-hop, jazz or tap. Tuition: $265 ($238.50) $198.75

Preschool Dance

BALLET IV-V

Kinder Ballet

AGES 5 TO 6

BETSY MCCAFFERTY, KIERSTIN N BENNETT

For Kindergartners, Tuition: $120 ($108) $90

Session A: WDYK6a: 1/21-3/4, SA; 10:00 AM-10:45 AM Session A: WDYK1a: 1/23-3/20, MO; 4:30 PM-5:15 PM Session A: WDYK2a: 1/24-3/21, TU; 4:30 PM-5:15 PM Session B: SDYK6b: 3/25-5/13, SA; 10:00 AM-10:45 AM Session B: SDYK1b: 3/27-5/15, MO; 4:30 PM-5:15 PM Session B: SDYK2b: 3/28-5/16, TU; 4:30 PM-5:15 PM

AGES 9 TO 10

CYNTHIA CREWS, HOPE DEYOUNG-DANIELS

Two ballet classes a week are required at this level. Ballet IV students are recommended to attend three ballet classes per week. Students are also encouraged to enroll in conditioning, contemporary, hip-hop, jazz or tap. Tuition: $285 ($256.50) $213.75

Ballet IVa & IVb AGES 10 TO 18

HOPE DEYOUNG-DANIELS, LIAT E ROTH

WDYB45: 1/20-5/12, FR; 4:30 PM-5:55 PM WDYB41: 1/23-5/15, MO; 5:30 PM-6:55 PM

Ballet IVb & Va

Ballet Va & Vb

AGES 11 TO 18

CYNTHIA CREWS

Ballet Vb, VIa, VIb, VII

AGES 12 TO 18

CYNTHIA CREWS, PAIGE COMPARATO

WDYB564: 1/19-5/18, TH; 4:30 PM-5:55 PM WDYB562: 1/24-5/16, TU; 5:30 PM-6:55 PM

Ballet VIa, VIb, VII

AGES 12 TO 18

CYNTHIA CREWS, SHANNON M PICKETT

WDYB66: 1/21-5/13, SA; 12:00 PM-1:25 PM* WDYB61: 1/23-5/15, MO; 5:45 PM-7:10 PM* * These classes do not perform in the End of Year Showcase.

Ballet VIb & VII

AGES 13 TO 18

JEREL HILDING

WDYB35: 1/20-5/12, FR; 5:30 PM-6:40 PM WDYB36: 1/21-5/13, SA; 10:30 AM-11:40 AM WDYB31: 1/23-5/15, MO; 4:30 PM-5:40 PM

WDYP6a: 1/21-3/4, SA; 9:10 AM-9:50 AM WDYP21a: 1/23-3/20, MO; 3:40 PM-4:20 PM WDYP22a: 1/24-3/21, TU; 3:40 PM-4:20 PM WDYP24a: 1/26-3/2, TH; 4:30 PM-5:10 PM

AGES 11 TO 18

WDYB52: 1/24-5/16, TU; 5:30 PM-6:55 PM

SDYP6b: 3/25-5/13, SA; 9:10 AM-9:50 AM SDYP21b: 3/27-5/15, MO; 3:40 PM-4:20 PM SDYP22b: 3/28-5/16, TU; 3:40 PM-4:20 PM SDYP24b: 3/30-5/18, TH; 4:30 PM-5:10 PM

For Preschoolers, Tuition: $120 ($108) $90

Ballet Va

WDY1B5: 1/20-5/15, FR; 4:30 PM-5:15 PM WDY1B6: 1/21-5/13, SA; 11:00 AM-11:45 AM WDY1B1: 1/23-5/15, MO; 5:30 PM-6:15 PM

Ballet III

AGES 4 TO 5

Ballet V-VII students are recommended to enroll in four ballet classes per week. Three ballet classes are required. Students are highly encouraged to cross-train in other genres, such as hip-hop, jazz, modern, pointe and tap. Tuition: $285 ($256.50) $213.75 CYNTHIA CREWS

For Preschoolers, Tuition: $120 ($108) $90

ANNA M HASTINGS, BETSY MCCAFFERTY, KIERSTIN N BENNETT

BALLET V-VII

AGES 10 TO 18

PAIGE COMPARATO

Includes Boys Ballet: III, pas de deux, and variations Ballet V-VII students are recommended to enroll in four ballet classes per week. Three ballet classes are required. Students are highly encouraged to crosstrain in other genres, such as hip-hop, jazz, modern, pointe and tap. Tuition: $345 ($310.50) $258.75

WDYB73: 1/18-5/17, WE; 5:30 PM-7:25 PM

BOYS BALLET

Designed specifically for the male dancer, this class focuses on the fundamentals of ballet and developing students’ ability to jump, balance and travel with confidence and strength. Tuition can be covered by the Boys Dance Scholarship.

Ballet I: Boys

AGES 7 TO 14

HANAN MISKO

For beginners. Free for those actively enrolled in any other Art Center class.

WDYB14: 1/19-5/18, TH; 5:15 PM-6:00 PM, $240 ($216) $180

Ballet II: Boys

AGES 9 TO 16

HANAN MISKO

WDYB24: 1/19-5/18, TH; 5:15 PM-6:25 PM, $265 ($238.50) $198.75

WDYB44: 1/19-5/18, TH; 4:30 PM-5:55 PM

Ballet IVa, IVb, Va, Vb

AGES 10 TO 18

CYNTHIA CREWS

WDYB43: 1/18-5/17, WE; 4:30 PM-5:55 PM

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SCHOOL OF DANCE TEEN BALLET

This program introduces teens to ballet techniques and prepares them to join the sequential ballet program. Geared toward more mature learners, actors and musical theater students who may have little experience with dance but can work toward self-correction.

Ballet Fundamentals for Teens AGES 12 TO 18 LIAT E ROTH

STRETCH, STRENGTH & POINTE PREPARATION

JAZZ

Stretch, Strength and Pointe Preparation AGES 10 TO 18

Jazz I

Following Friday’s Ballet IV, this class teaches exercises that increase body wellness and physical strength. Pre-pointe exercises will be introduced. Students will not be placed on pointe. Students must bring their own TheraBand (9-foot, medium strength).

Learn various styles of jazz, including classic, Broadway and contemporary. Beginning students build rhythm, coordination and character skills until they are ready for syncopation movements, body isolations, dynamic leaps, suspended turns and stylized choreography. Tuition: $140 ($126) $105 AGES 7 TO 10

CLAIRE BUSS

For beginners. Those with one year of prior experience should attend Ballet for Teens. Students interested in musical theatre are encouraged to enroll in this class.

LIAT E ROTH

WDYJ13: 1/25-3/1, WE; 4:30 PM-5:25 PM

WDYS5: 1/20-5/12, FR; 6:00 PM-6:25 PM, $165 ($148.50) $123.75

Jazz II

WDYBFT2: 1/24-5/16, TU; 7:30 PM-8:25 PM, $240 ($216) $180

VARIATIONS

SDYJ23: 3/29-5/17, WE; 4:30 PM-5:25 PM

Ballet for Teens

AGES 12 TO 18

PAIGE COMPARATO

For teens who have been introduced to the fundamentals of ballet technique. Students interested in musical theatre are encouraged to enroll in this class.

WDYBT22: 1/24-5/16, TU; 7:30 PM-8:40 PM, $265 ($238.50) $198.75

In this class, students will learn famous and renowned ballet solos, duos and trios that every dancer should know. Students must be enrolled in the preceding Ballet V-VII class.

Variations

AGES 11 TO 18

CYNTHIA CREWS

Enrollment in both Tues/Thurs Pointe and the prior ballet technique classes is required. First-year students wear ballet slippers until approved to purchase and wear pointe shoes. Classes focus on strengthening the body and using proper technique in preparation for the rigors of dancing en pointe. Ballet V-VI students must also enroll in three ballet technique classes per week. Tuition: $165 ($148.50) $123.75

GENTLE YOGA

Pre/Beginner Pointe

WDYG3: 1/18-5/17, WE; 4:30 PM-5:25 PM, $240 ($216) $180

AGES 11 TO 18

Nurture and reground your body through gentle and basic stretches, flowing movements and tension-releasing poses. This class is designed to create an enjoyable experience for all backgrounds.

Gentle Yoga

Jazz III

AGES 12 TO 18

CLAIRE BUSS

WDYJ34: 1/19-5/18, TH; 6:30 PM-7:25 PM, $240 ($216) $180

Jazz for Adults and Teens AGES 14 TO ADULT

For levels VIa-VII

WDYIV4: 1/19-5/18, TH; 6:30 PM-7:00 PM, $165 ($148.50) $123.75

POINTE

AGES 8 TO 13

CLAIRE BUSS

AGES 9 TO ADULT

WANWAN CAI

CLAIRE BUSS

Session A: WDAJa3: 1/25-3/1, WE; 7:30 PM-8:25 PM Session B: SDAJb3: 3/29-5/17, WE; 7:30 PM-8:25 PM

TAP

Combine rhythm, musicality and coordination into a fun percussive movement session for your feet. Starting with Level I, students remain in each level until they’ve mastered the required material to progress. Tuition: $240 ($216) $180

Tap I | Ages 7 to 13

CYNTHIA CREWS, PAIGE COMPARATO

ANNA M HASTINGS

WDYPB4: 1/19-5/18, TH; 6:00 PM-6:25 PM WDYPB2: 1/24-5/16, TU; 7:00 PM-7:25 PM

WDYT12: 1/24-5/16, TU; 5:30 PM-6:25 PM

Intermediate Pointe

JUSTIN HARBAUGH

AGES 11 TO 18

Tap II | Ages 8 to 18

CYNTHIA CREWS, PAIGE COMPARATO

WDYT23: 1/18-5/17, WE; 5:30 PM-6:25 PM

WDYIP4: 1/19-5/18, TH; 6:00 PM-6:25 PM WDYIP2: 1/24-5/16, TU; 7:00 PM-7:25 PM

Tap III | Ages 10 to 18 JUSTIN HARBAUGH

WDYT33: 1/18-5/17, WE; 6:30 PM-7:25 PM0

Tap IV | Ages 10 to 18 JUSTIN HARBAUGH

WDYT42: 1/25-5/17, WE; 3:30 PM-4:25 PM

Tap Fundamentals for Teens and Adults JUSTIN HARBAUGH

APRIL 21, 7 PM APRIL 22, 7 PM

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Starting with Session A, students who master the required material can progress to join Session B. Tuition: $140 ($126) $105

Session A: WDAFT2: 1/24-3/21, TU; 6:30 PM-7:25 PM Session B: SDAT2: 3/28-5/16, TU; 6:30 PM-7:25 PM


HIP HOP

Based on the original principles of hip hop – love, peace, unity and fun – these classes are filled with choreography and cover many movement styles. Tuition: $240 ($216) $180

Hip Hop I | Ages 7 to 10 CLAIRE BUSS

WDYH15: 1/20-5/12, FR; 4:30 PM-5:25 PM,

Hip Hop II | Ages 9 to 12 MAYA TILLMAN-RAYTON

WDYH23: 1/18-5/17, WE; 7:15 PM-8:10 PM

Hip Hop III | Ages 12 to 18 MAYA TILLMAN-RAYTON

WDYH34: 1/19-5/18, TH; 6:30 PM-7:25 PM

CONTEMPORARY

Based on the philosophy that every person can dance, these classes teach movement exploration and encourage play, structured improvisation, balance and body conditioning within a social peer group. During the Winter-Spring semester, these classes prepare a dance performance for The Dot, an original modern dance production, on March 10-11. Production fees are included in tuition. Tuition: $290 ($261) $217.50

MODERN

WDYC12: 1/24-5/16, TU; 4:30 PM-5:25 PM

Teaching the fundamentals of modern dance and other contemporary forms like floor work, Hamilton’s release technique, and Afrocentric influences, these classes explore circular and grounded movements through various contemporary and modern dance methods. Prior dance experience is required. During the Winter-Spring semester, these classes prepare a dance performance for The Dot, an original modern dance production, on March 10-11. Production fees are included in tuition. Tuition: $315 ($283.50) $236.25

Contemporary Movement III-IV

Modern I

Contemporary Movement I-II AGES 7 TO 10

LIAT E ROTH

AGES 11 TO 18

LIAT E ROTH

WDYC22: 1/24-5/16, TU; 5:30 PM-6:25 PM

CONTEMPORARY MODERN FOR TEENS AND ADULTS

This class explores the movements and concepts within Graham, Limón, Horton and other standard modern techniques. All levels of experience are welcome.

Contemporary Modern For Teens and Adults AGES 13 TO ADULT TRISTIAN GRIFFIN

WDACM1: 1/23-3/20, MO; 6:30 PM-7:25 PM, $140 ($126) $105

AGES 10 TO 18

TRISTIAN GRIFFIN

IRISH DANCE

These classes are upbeat and involve choreographed traditional and non-traditional dances. Beginners will learn fundamental movements like the basic jig and reel steps, while intermediate students will incorporate more complicated patterns and preparations for hard shoes. All are welcome to join the Irish Dance program and enjoy this percussive dance form.

Intro to Irish Dance

AGES 7 TO 14

ANNIE STARK

WDYS1a1: 1/23-3/20, MO; 4:30 PM-5:25 PM, $140 ($126) $105

Irish Dance I

AGES 7 TO 18

ANNIE STARK

WDYM13: 1/18-5/17, WE; 6:00 PM-7:10 PM

SDYS1b1: 3/27-5/15, MO; 4:30 PM-5:25 PM, $140 ($126) $105

Modern II

Irish Dance II

AGES 11 TO 18

TRISTIAN GRIFFIN

AGES 8 TO 18

ANNIE STARK

WDYM23: 1/18-5/17, WE; 7:30 PM-8:40 PM

WDYS21: 1/23-5/15, MO; 5:30 PM-6:45 PM, $285 ($256.50) $213.70

Irish Dance III

CHINESE DANCE

AGES 9 TO 18

ANNIE STARK

Open to dancers of all backgrounds! Learn the fundamentals of the graceful, fluid and breathbased movements of Chinese Classical Dance.

WDYS31: 1/23-5/15, MO; 6:15 PM-7:30 PM, $285 ($256.50) $213.75

Chinese Dance I-II

Fundamentals of Irish Step Dance for Teens and Adults AGES 12 TO ADULT

AGES 8 TO 14

WANWAN CAI

SDYCD1b: 3/27-5/15, MO; 6:30 PM-7:25 PM, $140 ($126) $105

DANCE

This class is partially combined with level II.

ANNIE STARK

WDAS1: 1/23-5/15, MO; 7:30 PM-8:25 PM, $240 ($216) $180

St. Patrick’s Day Céilí Party! MONDAY, MARCH 6 | 6-7 PM FREE, ALL-AGES

In Irish, the word “céilí” (KAY-LEE) means party! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a free Irish Step Dance performance and participate in traditional Irish group dances led by Annie Stark.

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SCHOOL OF DANCE INTERIM ADULT CLASSES JANUARY 3 - 17

AGES 14 & UP

Adult Ballet II-III (Interim) PAIGE COMPARATO

Intermediate with at least one year of experience.

WDAB12: 1/3-1/17, TU; 10:00 AM-11:10 AM, $50 ($45) $37.50 WDAB124: 1/5-1/12, TH; 10:00 AM-11:10 AM, $35 ($31.50) $26.25

Adult Pointe (Interim) PAIGE COMPARATO

ADULT CLASSES

Adult Pointe

The adult dance program offers a variety of techniques for first-time dancers and those pursuing a lifelong interest in dance. Instructors specifically organize curricula to emphasize progress over perfection to experience the joy of dance.

Must also be enrolled in Adult Ballet III, held before this class. Tuition: $165 ($148.50) $123.75

AGES 14+ UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED

WDAP4: 1/19-5/18, TH; 10:40 AM-11:10 AM WDAP2: 1/24-5/16, TU; 11:15 AM-11:45 AM

Adult Chinese Dance

Adult Ballet I

WANWAN CAI

HOPE DEYOUNG-DANIELS

Beginner

Must also be enrolled in Adult Ballet II/III held before this class.

WDAB11: 1/23-5/15, MO; 7:00 PM-8:10 PM, $265 ($238.50) $198.75

WDAP12: 1/3-1/17, TU; 11:15 AM-11:45 AM, $30 ($27) $22.50 WDAP14: 1/5-1/12, TH; 11:15 AM-11:45 AM, $20 ($18) $15

Adult Ballet II

ANNA M HASTINGS, PAIGE COMPARATO

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 arts movement, ballet and Chinese opera to create a unique cultural art form.

SDACD1: 3/27-5/15, MO; 7:30 PM-8:25 PM, $140 ($126) $105

Beginner/Intermediate with at least one year of experience. Tuition: $265 ($238.50) $198.75

Adult Hip Hop

WDAB24: 1/19-5/18, TH; 11:15 AM-12:25 PM WDAB234: 1/19-5/18, TH; 7:30 PM-8:40 PM

Adult Ballet II-III

Come dance to some of your favorite throwback jams! This is a no-stress class where students will learn combinations and simply have a good time grooving.

Beginner/Intermediate with at least one year of experience.

Adult Pilates

PAIGE COMPARATO

WDAB22: 1/24-5/16, TU; 10:00 AM-11:10 AM, $265 ($238.50) $198.75

Adult Ballet III

MAYA TILLMAN-RAYTON

WDAH4: 1/26-3/2, TH; 7:30 PM-8:25 PM, $140 ($126) $105 ASHLEY SANDEFUR

This Pilates mat class improves strength, flexibility and overall health. Mats are provided on a firstcome, first-served basis. Tuition: $120 ($108) $90

Session A: WDAPa3: 1/18-3/22, WE; 9:40 AM-10:30 AM Session B: SDAPb3: 3/29-5/17, WE; 9:40 AM-10:30 AM

PAIGE COMPARATO

Intermediate/Advanced

WDAB34: 1/19-5/18, TH; 9:30 AM-10:40 AM, $265 ($238.50) $198.75

Afrodance

Ballet for Adults & Teens

Afrodance is a collection of dances originating from Sub-Saharan African countries. Dancers will learn a combination of traditional African, Afro-Caribbean and African hip-hop moves set to African pop and Reggaeton music. This high-energy class will get you moving!

AGES 12 TO ADULT

HOPE DEYOUNG-DANIELS

For those with ballet experience. Geared toward mature learners who have at least one year of prior ballet training.

WDABT6: 1/21-5/13, SA; 11:00 AM-12:10 PM, $240 ($216) $180

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PAIGE COMPARATO

MAYA TILLMAN-RAYTON

SDAA4: 3/30-5/18, TH; 7:30 PM-8:25 PM, $140 ($126) $105


AUDITIONS Afro-Caribbean Fitness TRISTIAN GRIFFIN

Blending styles of traditional African dance, hiphop and contemporary, this class will bring your body and heart pure joy. Get ready to move and groove to the latest pop tunes and throwback jams and build up a workout. This is a perfect dance class for all levels.

Contemporary Modern For Teens and Adults AGES 13 TO ADULT TRISTIAN GRIFFIN

This class explores the movements and concepts within Graham, Limón, Horton and other standard modern techniques. All levels of experience are welcome.

WDACM1: 1/23-3/20, MO; 6:30 PM-7:25 PM, $140 ($126) $105

Jazz for Teens and Adults AGES 13 TO ADULT

CLAIRE BUSS

Learn various jazz styles, including classic, Broadway and contemporary. Beginning students build rhythm, coordination and character skills until they are ready for syncopation movements, body isolations, dynamic leaps, suspended turns and stylized choreography. Tuition: $140 ($126) $105

Double Dance Feature Experience: The Dot & La Fille mal gardée The Dot (Spring Modern Production) DIRECTED BY TRISTIAN GRIFFIN

Satuday, Jan. 14 | Time TBA Calling dancers ages seven to 18. Register to audition by Jan. 5 at lawrenceartscenter.org. This is an audition for lead roles only. Those enrolled in Contemporary I-IV and Modern I-II classes have the option to perform with their class.

La Fille mal gardée (Spring Ballet Production) DIRECTED BY PAIGE COMPARATO

Satuday, Jan. 14 | 10 am-2 pm Calling dancers ages seven to 18. Register to audition by Jan. 5 at lawrenceartscenter.org.

Session A: WDAJa3: 1/25-3/1, WE; 7:30 PM-8:25 PM, Session B: SDAJb3: 3/29-5/17, WE; 7:30 PM-8:25 PM

L AW R E N C E

Tap Fundamentals for Teens and Adults AGES 13 TO ADULT

Combine rhythm, musicality and coordination into a fun percussive movement session for your feet. Starting with Session A, students who master the required material can progress to join Session B. Tuition: $140 ($126) $105

Session A: WDAFT2: 1/24-3/21, TU; 6:30 PM-7:25 PM Session B: SDAT2: 3/28-5/16, TU; 6:30 PM-7:25 PM

SOCIAL DANCE

Whether at home, in a club or at a wedding, learn the fundamentals of social dance to become a masterful dance floor partner. Tuition is priced per person. Your partner must also enroll to attend. Tuition: $80 ($72) $60

Fundamentals of Waltz, Cha Cha and Salsa JUSTIN HARBAUGH CLAIRE BUSS

Learn how to Waltz with fluidity, Cha Cha with syncopated footwork and Salsa with radiance!

WDAS4a: 1/26-3/2, TH; 7:30 PM-8:30 PM

Salsa Fundamentals and Performance JUSTIN HARBAUGH CLAIRE BUSS

Learn the fundamentals of Salsa and prepare for optional performance in the School of Dance End of Year Showcase, May 19-20.

SDAS4b: 3/30-5/18, TH; 7:30 PM-8:30 PM

AUDITIONS

WDACF1: 1/23-3/20, MO; 7:30 PM-8:25 PM, $140 ($126) $105

DANCE INTENSIVE LAWRENCE DANCE INTENSIVE 2023 Scholarship Auditions

Dancers aged 10-21 years by Jun. 5, 2023, dancing at an intermediate/advanced level with at least two years of prior dance experience. There is no cost to apply for a scholarship. Partial merit scholarships will be awarded to those enrolled in both Senior Intensive sessions only. Learn more at lawrenceartscenter.org.

In-Person Auditions

Sunday, March 26 | 1-2:30 pm | 10th & Mass Studios Online registration is required by Thursday, Mar. 23.

Video Auditions

Sunday, Mar. 26 | Video Audition Submission Deadline

2023-24 Carmine Ballere Scholarship Auditions

Sunday, March 26 | 1-2:30 pm | 10th & Mass Studios Ages 10-18, Equivalent to Ballet IV-VII The Carmine Ballere Scholarship awards two students who have demonstrated excellence and commitment in dance and are currently enrolled in Ballet IV-VII. It covers the tuition of four ballet and pointe classes per week and all production and participation fees in Fall 2023/Spring 2024. Awardees are required to serve as teaching assistants once per week. Register to audition by Thursday, March 23, at lawrenceartscenter.org.

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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

ENROLL FOR THE 2023-24 SCHOOL YEAR!

AGES 2 TO 8

Member Enrollment | Thursday, Feb. 9 Open Enrollment | Saturday, Feb. 11

Linda Reimond Arts-Based Preschool

Linda Reimond Arts-Based Preschool offers a creative, developmentally appropriate approach to early childhood education. The curriculum’s foundation is child-centered experiences – indoor/outdoor arts, play and discovery. The program’s thoughtful early educational environment nurtures creative thinking, problem solving, imagination, confidence, cultural awareness and social/emotional skills that last a lifetime. For children ages 3-5 years. Children must be fully and independently toilet-trained.

Kelly Galloway Kindergarten

Kelly Galloway Kindergarten specializes in preparing young students to develop innovation skills. The creative arts- and play-based curriculum sets the foundation for a lifetime love of learning. Unique learning centers are custom-designed daily to engage young children and offer innovative, hands-on ways of learning academic skills. We learn and explore core concepts through interactive experiences in a rich cultural environment. Each academic center meets your child where they are. Our low student-to-teacher ratio and small group centers allow us to meet children’s individual learning needs and styles in and out of the classroom. Children five years old before Aug. 31 are eligible to enroll. For more information, contact Andria Devlin, Director of Early Childhood Education, at 785.843.2787 ext. 125 or andria@lawrenceartscenter.org.

ARTS-BASED CLASSES Coloring Outside the Lines

AGES 2 TO 3

LINDA REIMOND

Must be two by the first day of class. This child/adult class allows you and your two- or three-year-old to explore the arts together. We will paint, sing, print, sculpt and PLAY in a safe, handson atmosphere. Plan to get messy – play clothes are a must!

WEC1: 1/13-2/17, FR; 9:15 AM-10:15 AM, $115 ($103.50) WEC2: 1/13-2/17, FR; 10:45 AM-11:45 AM, $115 ($103.50) SEC1: 3/24-5/5, FR; 9:15 AM-10:15 AM, $115 ($103.50) — No class on April 14 SEC2: 3/24-5/5, FR; 10:45 AM-11:45 AM, $115 ($103.50) — No class on April 14

Integrated Arts

AGES 3 TO 5

EARLY EDUCATION FACULTY

Must be three by the first day of class and fully, independently toilet-trained. Integrated Arts is ideal for your child’s first class away from home or as a supplement to traditional preschool programs. Together, we will explore a variety of art and sensory experiences. Play clothes are a must!

WEI1: 1/13-2/17, FR; 1:00 PM-3:00 PM, $140 ($126) SEI1: 3/24-5/5, FR; 1:00 PM-3:00 PM, $140 ($126) — No class on April 14

Tiny Tunes

AGES 0 TO 2

JORDAN MILLS

Caregivers and their babies, aged two or younger, will bounce, wiggle and dance to fun tunes while exploring baby-friendly instruments. You and your baby will leave with sweet memories and music activities you can incorporate at home to keep moving, grooving and connecting.

WEM1: 1/10-2/28, TU; 9:45 AM-10:15 AM, $80 ($72) SEM1: 3/21-5/9, TU; 9:45 AM-10:15 AM, $80 ($72)

Math Explorers

AGES 5 TO 8

RUDI MONSON

Through visual art, movement, construction and storytelling, we will explore big mathematical concepts such as geometry, time, number sense and more. This is a gentle, hands-on, developmentally appropriate exploration of mathematical ideas.

WEE1: 1/18-2/22, WE; 9:30 AM-11:00 AM, $110 ($99) SEE1: 3/22-5/10, WE; 9:30 AM-11:00 AM, $145 ($130.50)

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AGES 6 TO 12

YOUTH VISUAL ARTS

ART WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS AGES 5 TO ADULT

Family Pottery

Family Workshop: Make a Mug

Young artists five or older can join an adult in this introductory clay class. Students will pinch, coil and model clay sculptures and functional objects with an instructor demonstrating the potter’s wheel. Enrollment includes one adult and one child.

In the two-part workshop, we’ll make hand-built ceramic mugs. First, we’ll construct mugs from slabs of clay and attach handles. Then, after our mugs are kiln-fired, we’ll add painted decorations and apply a glaze, making them ready for hot cocoa!

Session A: WY512CA: 1/14-3/4, SA; 9:00 AM-10:30 AM, $215 ($193.50) Session B: SY512CB: 3/25-5/13, SA; 9:00 AM-10:30 AM, $215 ($193.50)

WYFWA: 2/18-2/25, SA; 9:00 AM-11:00 AM, $90 ($81)

Create an artful ecosystem contained in glass. Participants will make miniature sculptures to carefully arrange with living plants, soil, rocks and other natural elements in a whimsical world small enough to fit on a shelf.

Flower Power

Guerrilla Art

Pollinator Creators

Get groovy in the studio as we take inspiration from blooms and blossoms. We’ll learn what makes flowers so far out while making artwork full of petal power!

This Arts Center tradition continues! Adopt a secret identity, make art in the studios, then chalk, plant, sticker and hide artwork in unexpected community spaces. Morning and afternoon camps can be paired for a full day. Those registered for a full day should bring a sack lunch and drink for our supervised “lunch bunch.”

“Bee” inspired to make paintings and prints that buzz with energy while learning about bees, butterflies and other important pollinators.

CINDY KERSENBROCK

ANDY SMITH, KATIE ALLDRITT

Family Workshop: Terrariums Together! KATIE ALLDRITT

SYFWB: 5/6-5/6, SA; 9:00 AM-11:00 AM, $63 ($56.70)

SCHOOL’S OUT CAMPS AGES 6 TO 12

Campers should bring a prepared snack and drink. KATIE ALLDRITT, ANDY SMITH

Ages 6 to 8: WY68SOA: 3/3-3/3, FR; 9:00 AM-4:00 PM, $94 ($84.60) Ages 9 to 12: WY912SOA: 3/3-3/3, FR; 9:00 AM-4:00 PM, $94 ($84.60)

Yard Art!

KATIE ALLDRITT, MAKENZIE SCHAEFFER, ANDY SMITH, LEAH TOWLE

Transform your yard into an art gallery! We’ll make miniature sculptures to hide beneath a bush, paint rocks so they glow and hand-paint signs encouraging people to smile.

KATIE ALLDRITT, ANDY SMITH, LEAH TOWLE, KIM BROOK

Ages 6 to 8 (AM): WY68SOCAM: 3/13-3/17, M-F; 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, $158 ($142.20) Ages 6 to 8 (PM): WY68SOCPM: 3/13-3/17, M-F; 1:00 PM-4:00 PM, $158 ($142.20) Ages 9 to 12 (AM): WY912SOCAM: 3/13-3/17, M-F; 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, $158 ($142.20) Ages 9 to 12 (PM): WY912SOCPM: 3/13-3/17, M-F; 1:00 PM-4:00 PM, $158 ($142.20)

KATIE ALLDRITT, RACHEL JOHNSON

Ages 6 to 8: SY68SOD: 4/14-4/14, FR; 9:00 AM-4:00 PM, $94 ($84.60) Ages 9 to 12: SY912SOD: 4/14-4/14, FR; 9:00 AM-4:00 PM, $94 ($84.60)

Ages 6 to 8: WY68SOB: 3/9-3/10, TH;FR; 9:00 AM-4:00 PM, $130 ($117) Ages 9 to 12: WY912SOB: 3/9-3/10, TH;FR; 9:00 AM-4:00 PM, $130 ($117)

Join us in the main lobby for free artmaking activities and workshops! See back cover for details.

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YOUTH VISUAL ARTS CLASSES FOR AGES 6 TO 8

Youth Clay Studio

Canvas Painting

After School Arts Studio

Students will learn the fundamentals of working in clay while using various techniques to construct sculptural and functional artworks, focusing on hand-building methods.

Students will gain confidence with a brush by pushing their painterly potential. We’ll practice brush strokes, learn to mix colors, experiment with palette knives and more as we create readyto-hang canvas paintings.

RACHEL JOHNSON, TRACI BUNKERS

Arts Studio classes introduce young artists to various media, including drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, sculpture and fiber arts. Instruction will teach technical skills appropriate for each grade level while connecting to art history, living artists and STEAM concepts.

Session A: WY68ASA: 1/10-2/28, TU; 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, $169 ($152.10) Session B: SY68ASB: 3/21-5/9, TU; 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, $169 ($152.10)

Life Aquatic

MAKENZIE SCHAEFFER

Explore the sea’s murky depths to investigate marine life for inspiration as we create oceanic artworks. We’ll learn new artistic techniques to make fishy paintings full of texture, aquatic sculptures that make a splash and much more.

TRACI BUNKERS

Session A: WY68CA: 1/12-3/2, TH; 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, $153 ($137.70) Session B: SY68CB: 3/23-5/11, TH; 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, $153 ($137.70)

Let’s Get Abstract! MAKENZIE SCHAEFFER

Explore shapes, lines, colors, patterns and more as we investigate well-known abstract artworks. Artist Helen Frankenthaler will inspire paintings full of color. We’ll drip paint like Jackson Pollock and assemble collages like Romare Bearden.

WY68SATA: 1/14-2/11, SA; 9:00 AM-10:30 PM, $108 ($97.20)

SY68WPMA: 1/11-3/1, WE; 2:00 PM-3:30 PM, $153 ($137.70)

VOLUNTEER WITH US!

Draw & Paint

Studio volunteers, ages 14+, assist instructors by preparing materials, keeping the studios tidy and helping young artists make art! New volunteer orientation is Saturday, May 20. To apply, visit lawrenceartscenter.org/joindonate/volunteer.

KATIE ALLDRITT

Draw and paint with mediums of all kinds! Students will investigate acrylics, watercolors, pastels, colored pencils, ink, markers and more. We’ll learn new techniques with various tools to develop personal art styles each week.

Session A: WY68DPA: 1/11-3/1, WE; 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, $153 ($137.70) Session B: SY68DPB: 3/22-5/10, WE; 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, $153 ($137.70)

Home School Arts Studio KATIE ALLDRITT, ANDY SMITH

Arts Studio classes introduce young artists to various media, including drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, sculpture and fiber arts. Instruction will teach technical skills appropriate for each grade level while connecting to art history, living artists and STEAM concepts.

Session A: WYHS68A: 1/12-3/2, TH; 1:00 PM-3:30 PM, $216 ($194.40) Session B: SY68HSB: 3/23-5/11, TH; 1:00 PM-3:30 PM, $216 ($194.40)

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MAKENZIE SCHAEFFER

SY68WPMB: 3/22-5/10, WE; 2:00 PM-3:30 PM, $153 ($137.70)

The Power of Color LAC INSTRUCTOR

Learn to control color like a superpower! Artists use colors to pack a punch, cast a calming spell or mix a potent concoction with blending. Use color like masterful artists as we make paintings, prints and more.

SY68SATB: 3/25-4/22, SA; 9:00 AM-10:30 PM, $108 ($97.20)


CLASSES FOR AGES 9 TO 12

Draw & Paint

Life Aquatic

Anime-zing

Draw and paint with mediums of all kinds! Students will investigate acrylics, watercolors, pastels, colored pencils, ink, markers and more. We’ll learn new techniques with various tools to develop personal art styles each week.

Explore the sea’s murky depths to investigate marine life for inspiration as we create oceanic artworks. We’ll learn new artistic techniques to make fishy paintings full of texture, aquatic sculptures that make a splash and much more.

Session A: W912DPA: 1/12-3/2, TH; 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, $153 ($137.70) Session B: SY912DPB: 3/23-5/11, TH; 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, $153 ($137.70)

SY912WPMB: 3/22-5/10, WE; 2:00 PM-3:30 PM, $153 ($137.70)

KATIE ALLDRITT

Create your own anime, kawaii and cartoon characters with Copic markers, pencils and various 2D media.

Session A: WY912ANIA: 1/9-2/27, MO; 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, $137 ($123.30) Session B: SY912ANIB: 3/20-5/8, MO; 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, $153 ($137.70)

After School Arts Studio

KATIE ALLDRITT

TRACI BUNKERS, RACHEL JOHNSON

Art Rocks!

Arts Studio classes introduce young artists to various media, including drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, sculpture and fiber arts. Instruction will teach technical skills appropriate for each grade level while connecting to art history, living artists and STEAM concepts.

Rock out as you learn about gems, geodes and crystals. We’ll be inspired by mesmerizing geological lusters, textures and patterns as we make shimmering paintings, stony sculptures and more.

Session A: WY912ASA: 1/10-2/28, TU; 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, $169 ($152.10) Session B: SY912ASB: 3/21-5/9, TU; 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, $169 ($152.10)

Canvas Painting KATIE ALLDRITT

Students will gain confidence with a brush by pushing their painterly potential. We’ll practice brush strokes, learn to mix colors, experiment with palette knives and more as we create ready-to-hang canvas paintings.

RACHEL JOHNSON

W912SATA: 1/14-2/11, SA; 9:00 AM-10:30 AM, $108 ($97.20)

Digital Arts | Intro to Digital Arts YEKYOUNG KIM

Students in this class will learn digital art software, including Adobe Photoshop, and the tricks and tools to create original works of art.

KATIE ALLDRITT

Paint Pallets for the Park MAKENZIE SCHAEFFER

Create a to-go painting kit for a springtime walk in the park. Assemble handmade sketchbooks and experiment with natural pigments found in your spice cabinet. We’ll practice still-life paintings, then hike to South Park to use our kits in nature.

SY912SATB: 3/25-4/22, SA; 9:00 AM-10:30 AM, $108 ($97.20)

Digital Arts | Stickers & Prints YEKYOUNG KIM

Learn to take your cartoons, logos and designs from the pages of your sketchbook into the digital realm, making stickers, prints and more.

SY912DIGB: 3/25-5/13, SA; 10:30 AM-12:00 PM, $153 ($137.70)

W912DIGA: 1/14-3/4, SA; 10:30 AM-12:00 PM, $153 ($137.70)

W912WPMA: 1/11-3/1, WE; 2:00 PM-3:30 PM, $153 ($137.70)

Youth Clay Studio TRACI BUNKERS

Students will learn the fundamentals of working in clay while using various techniques to construct sculptural and functional artworks, focusing on hand-building methods.

Session A: W912CA: 1/11-3/1, WE; 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, $153 ($137.70) Session B: SY912CB: 3/22-5/10, WE; 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, $153 ($137.70)

Home School Arts Studio KATIE ALLDRITT, ANDY SMITH

Arts Studio classes introduce the young artist to various media, including drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, sculpture and fiber arts. Instruction will teach technical skills for each age level while connecting to art history, living artists, and STEAM concepts.

Session A: W912HSA: 1/12-3/2, TH; 1:00 PM-3:30 PM, $216 ($194.40) Session B: SY912HSB: 3/23-5/11, TH; 1:00 PM-3:30 PM, $216 ($194.40)

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YOUTH VISUAL ARTS TEEN VISUAL ARTS

AGES 13 TO 18

Drawing Fundamentals

Metals | Rings & Things

Watercolor & More

Strengthen your foundational drawing skills by learning to see and render like an artist. Through short exercises and extended studies, students will explore value, line, proportion and perspective with various drawing tools.

Learn the basics of working with metal to make rings and things. We’ll learn to cut, file, shape, solder and polish metal, making one-of-a-kind rings and small wearable objects.

Explore water media as you learn to control watercolors, ink and gouache to create painterly pictures full of color. Students will use artist-grade materials to set up and test a color pallet of their own to continue painting at home.

MATTHEW LORD

WYTDA: 1/9-2/27, MO; 4:00 PM-5:30 PM, $137 ($123.30)

Manga Studio! KATIE ALLDRITT

Level up your love of anime! Expand ideas and practice new techniques. We’ll create stylized worlds and characters full of action and attitude while learning to refine our sketches using alcohol markers, pen and ink, and more.

WYTMANG: 1/10-2/28, TU; 4:00 PM-6:00 PM, $176 ($158.40)

Ceramics | Wheel Throwing & Special Projects MICHELLE ROGNE

Beginners will learn the fundamentals of wheel throwing while returning students strengthen their skills to pursue personal projects with individualized instruction. Students will also explore hand-building techniques to create small sculptures, functional objects, jewelry and more.

Session A: WYTCA: 1/10-2/28, TU; 4:00 PM-6:00 PM, $176 ($158.4) Session B: SYTCB: 3/21-5/9, TU; 4:00 PM-6:00 PM, $176 ($158.40)

JULES SOTOMAYOR

WYTM: 1/12-3/2, TH; 4:00 PM-6:00 PM, $182 ($163.80)

Digital Arts | Illustrating Environments YEKYOUNG KIM

Learn to use Adobe Photoshop, creating digital worlds and environments with layers and effects to make your landscapes come to life.

WYTDIGA: 1/12-3/2, TH; 5:30 PM-7:30 PM, $176 ($158.4)

Print Studio Intro

ANNABELLE WITHINGTON

Get comfortable in the print shop with an introduction to basic printmaking techniques and equipment. We’ll learn to use the printing press and tools of the trade to make an edition of images.

WYTPA: 2/9-3/2, TH; 4:00 PM-6:00 PM, $144 ($129.60)

Advanced | Teen Life Drawing TODD POTEET

This class prepares teen artists to draw from nude models. Instruction will begin with sketches and studies of human proportions using skeletal photographs and reproductions. Then students will draw from a dressed model and finish with several weeks of drawing the nude form. WRITTEN CONSENT FROM A GUARDIAN IS REQUIRED. No class on Mar. 15.

SYTWC: 3/21-5/9, TU; 4:00 PM-6:00 PM, $182 ($163.80)

Phone-ography ANN DEAN

Learn photography basics and how to get the most from your cell phone camera. Students will learn the principles of light, composition and other fundamental photo techniques. We’ll collect images and share them in class for feedback and insight.

WYTP: 3/22-4/26, WE; 4:00 PM-5:30 PM, $123 ($110.70)

Teen Textiles | Woven LIZ BONNY

Design and create a colorful, multipurpose woven textile band using a rigid heddle backstrap loop. This class can be combined with “Teen Textiles | Stitched” to incorporate your woven band as a strap in a hand-stitched tote bag.

SYTFA: 3/23-4/13, TH; 4:00 PM-6:00 PM, $126 ($113.40)

Teen Printmaking Exploration ANNABELLE WITHINGTON

Dive deep into printmaking! Students will learn printmaking techniques, including carved relief, dry point etching and screen printing, before choosing methods to pursue personal ideas and experiments with guided instruction.

WYTLD: 2/15-4/12, WE; 3:30 PM-5:00 PM, $164 ($147.60)

SYTPRB: 3/23-4/27, TH; 4:00 PM-6:00 PM, $163 ($146.70)

Drawing the Hard Stuff (Made Easy!)

Digital Arts | Basic Animation

Draw notoriously challenging subjects like portraits and hands by investigating anatomy and skeletal structure. Learn to understand proportion and build drawings using shapes and planes, then add detail and value to make drawing the hard stuff easy!

Dip your toes into animation and bring your drawings to life. We’ll investigate flip-book animation and storyboarding before learning digital software to make simple animations or GIFS.

MATTHEW LORD

SYTDB: 3/20-5/8, MO; 4:00 PM-5:30 PM, $153 ($137.70)

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TEEN VISUAL ARTS

ERIN MCCRANEY

SYTDIGB: 3/23-5/11, TH; 5:30 PM-7:30 PM, $153 ($137.70)

Teen Textiles | Stitched LIZ BONNY

Practice the meditative and practical art of hand sewing to make a patchwork tote bag. This class can be combined with “Teen Textiles | Woven” to incorporate a woven band into your hand-sewn tote bag as a strap.

SYTFB: 4/20-5/11, TH; 4:00 PM-6:00 PM, $126 ($113.40)

Teen Writers Club | POV Challenge JENEA HAVENER

Tell stories with narratives from multiple points of view. We’ll meet at the Arts Center each week to study examples of POV storytelling, then walk to our “writer’s clubhouse” at Sunflower Outdoor and Bike Café to write from different perspectives. Students will receive one Sunflower Café drink or treat per class and a special Decomposition notebook from the Raven Bookstore.

SYTW: 4/5-5/10, WE; 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, $153 ($137.70)


stARTup Workshop Whats a Residency Anyway?

teen guided studios & workshops

TRACI BUNKERS, BLANCA HERRADA, ALICIA KELLY, ANDY SMITH

stARTup Workshop Making a Splash Online

TRACI BUNKERS, BLANCA HERRADA, ALICIA KELLY, ANDY SMITH

Meet the Arts Center print and ceramic artists-in- How the heck do you stand out online?! Artists residence, Twiggy Boden and Taro Takizawa, to learnEmily Kratzer and Grant Kratzer, former Angelenos stARTup | Guided Studio —rst-hand about art residencies and what it takes to and current Kansas Citians will lead participants TRACI BUNKERS, BLANCA HERRADA, get there. We’ll also take time to get inspired by the to identify their personal brand and build a digital ALICIA KELLY, ANDY SMITH creative practices of both artists. presence. We’ll also learn how Emily and Grant Learn to use the Arts Center’s expertise, equipment, have built followings eager for the next drop WYSUPWA: 1/21-1/21, SA; 1:00 PM-4:00 PM, $50 ($45) tools and studio spaces to explore the creative from their lifestyle brands Love from 1969 and process and build strong studio habits. Students stARTup Workshop Cheating Snakes Worldwide. will identify project ideas and produce —nished WYSUPWD: 4/22-4/22, SA; 1:00 PM-4:00 PM, $50 ($45) artworks with guidance from mentor artists to buildHow to Get the Bag! $$$ TRACI BUNKERS, BLANCA HERRADA, a professional or academic portfolio, submit to stARTup Workshop | Tie-Dye Party ALICIA KELLY, ANDY SMITH gallery exhibitions or expand their artistic style. How do you pursue paying art gigs, negotiate a TRACI BUNKERS, BLANCA HERRADA, Session A: contract, and price your art? Munch on pizza and ALICIA KELLY, ANDY SMITH WYSUPGSA: 1/9-2/27, MO; 4:00 PM-6:30 PM, $250 ($225) design business cards before meeting working artistsGet ready for summer with this tie-dye workshop! Session B: for advice about getting paid and making a living as Take your tie-dye designs beyond simple twists and knots as we learn ice-dying techniques to WYSUPGSB: 3/20-5/8, MO; 4:00 PM-6:30 PM, $250 ($225) an artist. Participants will leave this workshop ready to get the bag with a handful of printed business cards. keep you cool this summer. We’ll provide two shirts, but participants may also bring their own WYSUPWB: 2/11-2/11, SA; 1:00 PM-4:00 PM, $50 ($45) shirt, socks, shorts or whatever! -

Hang12 | Hiring May 2023! GRADES 9 TO 12

ALICIA KELLY, ANDY SMITH

HANG12 is a teen curatorial collective that creates art exhibitions and community events showcasing art from young and under-represented artists. HANG12 also designs, produces and sells merchandise to fund future projects. Learn how to apply at www.hang12.org. Follow HANG12 on Instagram (@hang12lawrence) for the latest updates.

stARTup Workshop | Sculpture Design

WYSUPWE: 5/13-5/13, SA; 1:00 PM-4:00 PM, $50 ($45)

TRACI BUNKERS, BLANCA HERRADA, ALICIA KELLY, ANDY SMITH

Work alongside Kansas City artist Paulina Otero to explore sculpture design. Participants will com bine colorful acrylic shapes and textile materials to create hanging sculptures with striking visual interest. We’ll also learn the unique consider ations of materials, engineering and balance inherent to creating three-dimensional artworks.

WYSUPWC: 3/25-3/25, SA; 1:00 PM-4:00 PM, $50 ($45) -

Questions? Contact Andy Smith at andrew@lawrenceartscenter.org.

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ADULT VISUAL ARTS

AGES 14 TO ADULT (UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED)

WORKSHOPS Statement Earrings Workshop

Art Book Club

Practical Hand Sewing

CERAMICS Oil Painting Workshop

First Time Potter

Vinyl Mural Making

Functional Slab Building Solder Sculpting Workshop

Pouring Pots Ceramic Tool-Making Workshop

Kiln Building

Throw Me Some Skills

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Ceramics Revolution

Beginning Handbuilding

Textured & Tactile Ceramics

Pots for Plants

Beginning Drawing

Drawing Lawrence: Blooms & Botanicals

Exaggerating the Human Form

Colored Pencil Drawing

Imaginative Drawing

Kansas Clay

Drawing Lawrence: Faces in Places

Layers of Time: Drawing to Collage

Ceramics Open Studio

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ADULT VISUAL ARTS DRAWING, CONTINUED

PAINTING

Life Drawing & Anatomy for the Artist AGES 18+

Fundamentals of Oil Painting

Talavera Art & Painting

Students will learn the essential tools, chemistry and control of oil paint with fundamental exercises for beginners and experienced artists alike. Learn how to develop paintings with lessons in composition, focus and color.

Learn the history of Talavera painting and surface decorating. We will discuss Talavera’s design and application elements and apply them to a project we create in class. This class is open to all levels.

JEFF RIDGWAY

Students learn to draw the human figure, working from a live model and using various drawing media. No photographic devices allowed. Ages 18+

WAD54: 1/12-3/2, TH; 7 PM-9:30 PM, $220 ($198) SAD54: 3/23-5/11, TH; 7 PM-9:30 PM, $220 ($198)

Open Model

AGES 18+

JESS BELANGEE-ENGLERT

WAP26: 1/14-3/4, SA; 1 PM-3 PM, $210 ($189) SAP21: 3/20-5/8, MO; 7 PM-9 PM, $210 ($189)

JEFF RIDGWAY

Intro to Water Media

This class is for skilled artists to draw models using their choice of media. The models will make quick gesture poses and then an extended pose. This class is not for beginners. Enrollees must provide their own art supplies, and photographic devices are not allowed. Ages 18+

This introductory watercolor class invites students of all levels to explore water-based media and techniques. Discover mark making, color mixing and a variety of subjects to render.

WAD57: 1/8-2/26, SU; 1 PM-3 PM, $200 ($180) SAD57: 3/19-5/14, SU; 1 PM-3 PM, $200 ($180)

MATTHEW LORD

WAP13: 1/11-3/1, WE; 7:30 PM-9:30 PM, $210 ($189) SAP13: 3/22-5/10, WE; 7:30 PM-9:30 PM, $210 ($189)

Petite Compositions BLANCA HERRADA

Learn how to create paintings on unconventionally small surfaces using various mediums. We will also explore drawing, mixed media and collaging. Some experience is helpful but not required.

BLANCA HERRADA

SAP12: 4/18-5/9, TU; 6:30 PM-8 PM, $120 ($108)

Painting Loose

JESS BELANGEE-ENGLERT

In this mixed media course, students will engage in tandem with oil painting and drawing techniques. Explore new ways of drawing and painting, emphasizing the interactions between different media, colors and layers.

SAP26: 3/25-5/13, SA; 1 PM-3 PM, $210 ($189)

Open Studio with Louis Copt LOUIS COPT

This open studio is for self-directed students and artists of all skill levels working with oil or water-based media. Louis will provide lively discussion, individual guidance and an occasional demonstration.

SAP31: 3/20-5/8, MO; 10 AM-12:30 PM, $260 ($234)

WAP12: 1/10-1/31, TU; 6:30 PM-8 PM, $120 ($108)

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Souper Bowl: Potter’s Wheel Patterns & Prints Saturday, Feb. 4 | 11 Am-1 Pm

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Join us in the main lobby for FREE artmaking activities and workshops!

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