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Community Co ourses & Camps Spring – Summer 2012


Get Together Get Creative! PROGRAMMING FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH AND ADULTS Community Courses at the Living Arts Centre are taught by practicing artist-educators in professional studios. Try your hand at something new, develop your skills, and grow your creativity with us!

TO REGISTER: • Visit us online at www.livingartscentre.ca • Call 905.306.6000

Spring & Summer Courses on sale now! Fall & Winter Courses on sale July 1, 2012

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The Living Arts Centre is a not-for-profit charity dedicated to enriching the quality of life within Mississauga and neighbouring communities through arts and culture.

The Centre offers heated underground parking free on evenings after 6 p.m. and on weekends. Rates for all other times are available at www.mississauga.ca/parking


Children PRESCHOOL, FAMILY AND CHILDREN’S COURSES Our preschool, family and children’s courses and workshops are a perfect way to introduce your child to the arts and help them express their creativity. Please note: • Unless otherwise indicated these courses are 8 weeks in length and include all materials and applicable taxes. Prices • There will be NO classes Apr. 7 & 8, 2012; INCLUDE May 19 & 20, 2012.

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GLASS HANDS AND FEET WORKSHOP Create a glass cast from the imprint of your child’s hand or foot in sand and make a timeless memento or unique gift! Together, you will discover the wonders of glass as you watch our talented artist-educator’s step-by-step process. One adult MUST accompany child(ren). Class: 1 day Age 2-10 2-10

Day Sat Sat

Start/End 26 May 26 May

Time 10-10:45 am 11-11:45 am

Cost $65 $65

Code 3MCHANA 3MCHANB

FAMILY SUNDAYS Sunday is family day at the Living Arts Centre! Bring your entire family and experience fun, quality time together! Each week, you’ll collaborate on new and exciting visual art projects while exploring a variety of creative themes and materials. New projects every session. One adult MUST register with children; $56 per family member. Age 2-12

Day Sun

Start/End Time 15 Apr-10 Jun 11 am-12:30 pm

Cost $56

Code 3JAFAMS

JR. MOVE AND CREATE Move to the music and create! This class will keep you and your child active while emphasizing movement skills, rhythm and body awareness. A variety of music and instruments will be introduced, and each class will offer a chance to create something special to take home. New projects and themes every session. A maximum of one adult MUST accompany child(ren). Age 2.5-3.5

Day Sat

Start/End 14 Apr-9 Jun

Time 9:30-10:45 am

Cost $108

Code 3JCJRMC

MOVE AND MAKE-BELIEVE Move and Make-Believe is the perfect class for your active and creative youngsters! This drop- off class has it all: drama, movement games, singing, music and the chance to make something special to take home! New projects and themes every session. Age 4-5

Day Sat

Start/End Time 14 Apr-9 Jun 11 am-12:15 pm

FAMILY DANCE FUSION

Cost $108

Code 3JCMOMA

FAMILY POTTERY

NEW!

Get creative with your family and have fun together in our Ceramics Studio! Each week, you’ll learn basic techniques in hand-building forms out of clay while sculpting a variety of decorative and functional pottery. All family members will have the chance to participate and create projects. New projects every session. One adult MUST register with child(ren); $108 per family member. Age 4+

Day Sun

Start/End 15 Apr-10 Jun

Time 10-11:30 am

Cost $108

Code 3JAFAPO

ART STUDIO This drop-off class is perfect for your little artist. They will learn to use and explore a variety of art materials such as paint, pastel and clay to make age appropriate projects. Our child-centred approach will encourage creativity, allow your child to make new friends and have fun! New projects every session. Age 4-5 4-5

Day Sat Sun

Start/End 14 Apr-9 Jun 15 Apr-10 Jun

Time 9:30-10:45 am 9:30-10:45 am

Cost $108 $108

Code 3JCARSA 3JCARSU

ART EXPLORERS Explore the wonders of art! This program offers an introduction to a wide variety of art techniques and materials—from painting and drawing to sculpture or printmaking. New artists will be amazed by the spectacular artworks they can create and returning ones can refine their skills. New projects every session. Age 6-9

Day Sat

Start/End Time 14 Apr-9 Jun 11 am-12:30 pm

Cost $115

Code 3JCEXPL

DRAWING AND CARTOONING Learn the basics of drawing with pencil, such as shading and perspective, then learn how to create your own cartoons. Facial expressions, body proportions and movement will be taught, as well as how to create your own flip books. New projects every session. Age 6-9

Day Sat

Start/End 14 Apr-9 Jun

Time 9:30-11 am

Cost $115

Code 3JCDCAR

DRAMA FOR KIDS The perfect class for budding performers! A variety of drama games and exercises will stimulate the imagination, develop concentration and introduce the basics of storytelling, role-playing, self-expression and theatrical skills. Age 6-9

Day Sat

Start/End 14 Apr-9 Jun

Time 1-2:30 pm

Cost $115

Code 3JCDRMA

NEW!

Get your whole family fit and footloose! Through a fusion of movement styles and variety of music, you’ll experience the joy of dance while developing musicality, rhythm and creative expression. This course is designed for adults and kids to move together in a fun, non-competitive environment and is accessible to all levels of movers. Please note: techniques are varied according to participants and may draw on gentle yoga, Latin, hip-hop or contemporary dance. One adult MUST register with child(ren); $88 per family member. Age 4+

Day Sat

Start/End 14 Apr-9 Jun

Time 2-3 pm

Cost $88

Code 3JAFAMD

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Children JEWELLERY MAKING FOR KIDS

ACTING

Learn how to create your own unique bracelets, anklets, necklaces and more! Each week will introduce new designs and materials. Make different projects every session and form a collection of fun accessories!

All the world’s a stage! Through drama games and exercises in voice, movement, comedy, role-playing and scene study, learn a wide range of acting and communication skills taught by a theatre professional.

Age 6-9

Day Sat

Start/End 14 Apr-9 Jun

Time 9:30-11 am

Cost $118

Code 3JCJEKI

Age 10-12

Day Sat

Start/End 14 Apr-9 Jun

Time 2:30-4 pm

Cost $115

Code 3JCACT

FUN WITH CLAY Have fun with clay! Roll up your sleeves and get ready to create clayworks using coil, pinch pot, slab and other sculpting techniques. Learn how to glaze your artwork to create beautiful, finished pieces. Make different projects every session and build your collection! Age 6-9

Day Sat

Start/End 14 Apr-9 Jun

FAMILY SKATEBOARD ART

Time 9:30-11 am

Cost $120

Code 3JCFUNC

NEW!

Learn how to hand-design graphics on a professionally sanded deck together with your family! With step-by-step, hands-on methods, you’ll explore the techniques and history of skateboard art – from graffiti to pop culture – and learn a variety of creative skills including logo design and stencil art. Register together to collaborate on a deck, or individually to each make your own! Course fee includes all materials and one maple wood deck ($40 value) per registration. Wheels, trucks and grip tape are not supplied or required for this course. Age 8+

Day Sat

Start/End 14 Apr-9 Jun

Time 3:15-4:45 pm

Cost $168

Code 3JASKAT

CLAY CREATIONS Discover the magic of ceramics in this introduction to clay. Learn to make coiled and pinch pots, sculptures and functional objects – from masks and tiles to a cookie jar or soap dish. Learn the basics of glazing to create colourful finished pieces. Make different projects every session and build your collection! Age 10-12

Day Sat

Start/End Time 14 Apr-9 Jun 11 am-12:30 pm

Cost $123

Code 3JCCLAY

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: MUSICAL THEATRE FOR CHILDREN Discover the magic of live theatre! Learn to sing and dance while performing scenes from some of the most famous musicals of our time. The course will work towards a stage production, and young actors will perform songs and original choreography for family and friends in our RBC Theatre. Classes: 10 weeks. Age 9-12

Day Sat

Start/End 14 Apr-23 Jun

Time 9:30-11:30 am

Cost Code $162 3JCMUSC

CARTOONING AND ANIMATION If you love cartooning and have always wanted your characters to come to life, then this class is for you! Using stop-motion animation, flip books and claymation, see your cartoons take on a whole new dimension. New projects every session. Age 10-12

Day Sat

Start/End Time 14 Apr-9 Jun 11 am-12:30 pm

Cost $120

Code 3JCCART

ART ZONE Join the fun in Art Zone and learn how to draw, paint, sculpt and create mixed media masterpieces! New artists will be amazed by the spectacular artworks they can create and returning ones can refine their skills. New projects every session. Age 10-12

Day Sat

Start/End 14 Apr-9 Jun

IN STYLE STUDIO

Time 1-2:30 pm

Cost $120

Code 3JCZONE

NEW!

Attention young fashionistas and decorators! Learn how to create a variety of fun and stylish accessories with fabrics, felts, beads and more! From unique tote bags to funky necklaces, this hands-on course will introduce you to the basics of using a sewing machine, beading patterns, jewellery making and hand-designing textile art. New projects every session. Age 10-12

Day Sat

Start/End Time Cost 14 Apr-9 Jun 11:15 am-12:45 pm $125

Code 3JCSTYL

SATURDAY POTTERY Explore the creative possibilities of clay! Roll up your sleeves and get ready to create coil, slab and pinch pots, and learn how to throw bowls on the potter’s wheel. Then decorate and finish your pieces with colourful glazes. New projects every session. Age 11-13

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Day Sat

Start/End 14 Apr-9 Jun

Time 1-3 pm

Cost $145

Code 3JCSAPO

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Youth FINE ART STUDIO

YOUTH COURSES Have fun while expressing yourself! Small class sizes and quality materials will allow you to learn new skills or improve on the ones you have. Look for our new series of courses designed for students preparing to apply for a fine arts program. Please note: • Unless otherwise indicated youth courses are 8 weeks in length and include all materials and applicable taxes. • There will be NO classes on Apr. 7, 8 & 9, 2012; Prices INCLUDE May 19, 20 & 21, 2012.

HST

POTTERY AND CERAMIC ART

Discover the art of pottery and ceramics. Through demonstrations, hands-on exercises and plenty of individual instruction, students will learn foundational techniques for hand-building ceramic pieces, creating pottery on the wheel and applying a variety of glazing and finishing methods. New projects every session. Classes: 10 weeks Age 13-17

Day Mon

Start/End 16 Apr-25 Jun

Time 6:30-8:30 pm

DRAWING AND ILLUSTRATION*

Cost $165

Code 3JAPOCE

NEW!

Explore traditional storytelling, visual narrative and improve your drawing skills! With plenty of life and observational drawing, you’ll learn how to create hand-drawn graphics and illustrations in order to translate texts from books, magazines and advertisements. Focus will be placed on drawing as a tool for developing ideas. Age 13-17

Day Sat

Start/End 14 Apr-9 Jun

Time 1-3 pm

FASHION AND FABRIC STUDIO*

Cost $140

Code 3JADRIL

NEW!

Thinking about pursuing a post-secondary program in fashion, fibre arts or developing a new creative skill? This course will teach you how to use a sewing machine, design your own textile works, screen print on fabric and more! From stylish neckwear to unique tote-bags, you’ll create a variety of fashionable accessories in our professional Textile and Fibre Arts Studio. Age 13-17

Day Sat

Start/End 14 Apr-9 Jun

Time 1-3 pm

SCENE STUDY FOR ACTORS*

Cost $140

Code 3JAFASH

NEW!

Create with a wide variety of materials ranging from pen and ink, pastels, charcoal, acrylic paint and more. This class will allow you to express yourself while learning diverse visual art techniques. New projects every session. Age 13-17

Day Sat

Start/End 14 Apr-9 Jun

Time 2:45-4:45 pm

Cost $140

INTRO TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY Have fun with your digital camera while practicing how to take better pictures. This course will introduce you to the digital medium, photographic techniques, camera functions, composition, lighting and more! Please bring any type of digital camera to class. Age 13-17

Day Wed

Start/End 18 Apr-6 Jun

Time 7-8:30 pm

Cost $145

Make a variety of fun and fashionable jewellery pieces. This one-day workshop will teach you how to design unique necklaces, earrings and bracelets out of wire, chain, semi-precious stones and beads. Perfect for accessorizing and gift-giving! Class: 1 day Age 13-17

Day Sun

Start/End 10 Jun

INTRO TO GLASSMAKING

Time 12:30-4:30 pm

Cost $85

NEW!

Age 14-17

Day Sun

Start/End 29 Apr-13 May

WOOD SCULPTING

Time 1-4 pm

Cost $185

NEW!

Age 16+

Day Thu

Start/End 26 Apr-10 May

Time 7-10 pm

Cost $118

MEHNDI – HENNA PAINTING WORKSHOP

Cost $130

Code 3JASCEN

*Recommended/suitable for students considering or preparing to apply for a Regional Arts or post-secondary fine arts program.

MUSICAL THEATRE: VOCAL STUDIO

NEW!

Day Sat

Start/End 14 Apr-23 Jun

Time 12-2 pm

Cost $162

Code 3MAWSCU

Please see Adult section for course description. Classes: 10 weeks Age 16+

Day Sun

Start/End 15 Apr-24 Jun

Time 12-1:30 pm

Cost $134

Code 3JAMODE

Please see Adult section for course description. Class: 1 day Age 16+

Day Sun

Start/End 17 Jun

Time 1-4 pm

Cost $62

Code 3JAMEHN

SUMMER MODERN AND LYRICAL DANCE

Have you ever wanted to be in a musical? Designed for beginners, this fun, welcoming course will help you develop skills in singing for the stage. Learn from theatre professionals while exploring contemporary Broadway hits, rock musicals and pop songs. A variety of healthy vocal techniques, from scales, to breath support, to natural articulation will be explored as students work towards a final showcase performance in the Centre’s stunning RBC Theatre! Classes: 10 weeks Age 13-17

Code 3MAGLAS

Please see Adult section for course description. Classes: 3 weeks

Age 13-17

Time 10 am-12 pm

Code 3JABEAD

Colour and glass unite in this hot course! Beginning with the art of flameworking, you’ll learn how to create basic shapes and original glass beads using a stationary bench torch. Next, you’ll learn basic glass cutting techniques, along with kiln forming and colour theory as you design a variety of fused glass accessories. Small class size – register early! Classes: 3 weeks

MODERN AND LYRICAL DANCE

Start/End 14 Apr-9 Jun

Code 3JAINDG

BEAD AND JEWELLERY WORKSHOP

Build and improve your acting and communication skills. Learn how to prepare and rehearse monologues, improvise scenes and develop characters. With plenty of individual feedback from a theatre professional, you’ll gain vocal, physical and expressive techniques for the stage; great for auditioning for a role, theatre program or just having fun! No experience required. Day Sat

Code 3JAFINE

Please see Adult section for course description. Classes: 6 weeks Age 16+

Day Thu

Start/End 12 Jul-16 Aug

Time 7-8:30 pm

Cost $105

Code 4AAMODE

SMALL CLASS SIZES - REGISTER EARLY!

Code 3JAVOCA

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Camps Where Fun Meets the Arts! Camp programs are designed to provide fun, encouraging, creative and safe experiences for children ages 6 to 16. Programs are taught by qualified artist-educators in our professional studios. Schedule and Extended Care Camps run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with supervised breaks and lunch. Morning Extended Care (8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.) is available free of charge. Limited spaces available for Evening Extended Care (4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.); One Week - $35; Short Weeks - $31.50 There will be a late pick-up fee of $20.00 after 4:00 p.m. for campers not registered in Extended Care and after 5:30 p.m. for those registered in Extended Care.

Lunch and Snacks Refrigeration for lunches, snacks and drinks is not available. Please ensure that all lunches and snacks are NUT FREE. Adult supervision is provided for all campers over the lunch hour and breaks.

NEW! Meal Plan We are pleased to offer parents and campers our meal plan option for March Break and Summer Camp sessions! This 5 day set menu includes a sandwich, fruit, treat, juice and pizza on Friday! Please see our website for full details. Note: You will need to provide your child with morning and afternoon snacks. Meal Plan - $37; Short Weeks - $29; We cannot accommodate allergies of any kind or any special dietary restrictions. *Please note: Prices include all materials and applicable taxes. Families who enroll more than one child (residing at the same household) will receive a 10% discount on each additional child.

MARCH BREAK CAMP March 12 to 16, 2012 Full day - 1 week : $218 AGES 6 - 7 : Imaginators AGES 8 – 10 : Art Craze AGES 8 – 10 : Act Up! AGES 8 – 12 : Dynamite Dance Basics AGES 11 - 14 : TV

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Techniques

SUMMER CAMP July 3 to August 24, 2012 Camp programs are offered full days, Monday to Friday, for one or two weeks from July 3 to August 24, 2012. See individual program descriptions for specific dates and prices. Please note that there will be no programs on August 6th, 2012.

AGES 6 - 7 All About Art! (one week) Session: Carnival Time Start July 3–July 6 July 23–July 27 Aug 13–Aug 17

Session: Wild Things! Start July 9–July 13 July 30–Aug 3 Aug 20–Aug 24

Time

Cost

Code

9am–4 pm 9am–4 pm 9am–4 pm

$202 $218 $218

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Time

Cost

Code

9am–4pm 9am–4pm 9am–4pm

$218 $218 $218

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Session: Colour Me Green Start Time

Cost

Code

July 16–July 20 Aug 7–Aug 10

$218 $202

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9am–4 pm 9am–4 pm

This fun-filled art program for young artists introduces them to the amazing possibilities of painting, drawing, sculpting, and much more. New themes for 2012: Carnival Time, with maskmaking, puppetry and more inspired by the big top; Wild Things!, an art-filled adventure with all creatures great and small, Colour Me Green, campers will explore the colour and textures of the natural world around them. Art projects will be interspersed with stories, games and lots more fun to keep our young artists’ imaginations busy!

AGES 8 - 10 Art Adventures (one week) Session: Faces and Places Start Time

Cost

Code

July 3–July 6 July 30–Aug 3 Aug 13–Aug 17

9am–4 pm 9am–4 pm 9am–4pm

$202 $218 $218

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Session: Miniatures and Multiples Start Time

Cost

Code

July 9–July 13 Aug 7–Aug 10

$218 $202

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9am–4pm 9am–4 pm

Join our amazing Art Adventures! This dynamic program provides an exciting introduction to a wide variety of art techniques and materials. Painting, drawing, sculpture, and/or printmaking will be explored. NEW PROJECTS EVERY YEAR! New artists will be amazed by the spectacular artworks they can create, and returning ones can refine their skills! Combine with Photomania or Clay Crazy for an amazing two-week camp experience! (Max. 18 participants per session)

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Bravo Broadway (two weeks) Start July 16–July 27 Aug 13–Aug 24

Photomania (one week)

Time

Cost

Code

9am–4pm 9am–4pm

$436 $436

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Our ever popular musical theatre camp offers young performers the chance to sing, dance and perform on stage in preparation for an exciting final show in one of our professional theatres! Some dance, singing and/or acting experience is an asset, but not necessary. Beginners are welcome! (Max. 20 participants per session)

Clay Crazy (one week) Start July 3–July 6 July 9–July 13 July 23–July 27 Aug 7–Aug 10 Aug 20–Aug 24

Time

Cost

Code

9am–4pm 9am–4pm 9am–4pm 9am–4pm 9am–4pm

$202 $218 $218 $202 $218

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This very popular program provides campers a chance to explore a variety of projects and techniques in the Centre’s Ceramics Studio. Children will learn handbuilding techniques and will also have a chance to try their hand on the wheel. NEW PROJECTS EVERY YEAR! Clay pieces will be kiln fired and ready for pick up within two to three weeks of the end of the program. Combine with Photomania or Art Adventures for an amazing two-week camp experience!

“I appreciated knowing that my child was safe, having fun and doing what she loves to do.” – Parent

Creative Couture! (one week) Start July 16–July 20 Aug 13-Aug 17

Time

Cost

Code

9am–4pm 9am–4pm

$218 $218

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Do you have a passion for fashion? A creative flare? This program is the perfect way for campers to express themselves by designing unique pieces of wearable art! Campers will create and design their own fashion accessories, textile art and other unique projects in our professional Textile and Fiber Arts Studio. (Max. 18 participants per session)

July 3–July 6 July 9–July 13

Time

Cost

Code

9am–4pm 9am–4pm

$218 $202

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Discover the amazing world of digital photography with new projects every year! This dynamic program is a unique opportunity for children to learn the fundamentals of composition and lighting, and experiment with new techniques of light drawing and mixed media compositions. Returning participants will continue to develop and refine their skills while working on new projects. (Basic Digital Camera is required). Combine with Clay Crazy or Art Adventures for an amazing two-week camp experience!

StageWorks (one week) Start Aug 7–Aug 10

NEW! Time

Cost

Code

9am–4pm

$202

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This is the perfect introduction into the world of theatre! Campers will develop core performance skills and explore drama through traditional theatre games, improvisation, character development, scene work, voice and movement. In a fun and supportive environment campers will learn the fundamentals of theatre and performance while gaining new confidence and developing stage presence. Wrap up the week and share your new skills with family and friends at the Open House! (Max. 18 participants per session)

ToonTime (one week) Start July 23–July 27 July 30–Aug 3

NEW! Time

Cost

Code

9am–4pm 9am–4pm

$218 $218

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Do you love cartooning and creating your own characters? If you have ever wanted to learn the secrets behind your favourite cartoon shows and comics, here is your chance! Campers will learn the fundamentals of character development, illustration and storyboarding while exploring traditional 2D and 3D animation techniques of paper animation, flip books, stop-motion, and claymation. Each animator will receive a DVD of the final videos. Combine with Clay Crazy or Art Adventures for an amazing two-week camp experience!

AGES 11 – 14 Art Fun-damentals (one week)

Dynamic Dance Crew (one week) Start

Start July 16–July 20 Aug 7–Aug 10

Start

Time

Cost

Code

9am–4pm 9am–4pm

$202 $218

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Get ready to move and groove in this new dance program! Campers will be lead through the basics of dance focusing on contemporary styles including hip hop and jazz. They will learn basic choreography and will also have an opportunity to develop their own choreographed dances, which they will present to family and friends at the end of the session. This is the perfectintroduction to dance for campers who have an interest in dance, but no formal dance training is required. (Max. 18 participants per session) “Thank you for providing such a great camp experience for my chidren.” – Parent

July 16–July 20 July 23–July 27 Aug 20–Aug 24

Time

Cost

Code

9am–4pm 9am–4pm 9am–4pm

$218 $218 $218

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This very popular program for aspiring artists explores a variety of techniques and materials while discovering the artists and movements that have shaped our artistic landscape. New projects every year allow returning participants to further refine their skills. Create self-portraits, paint landscapes, sculpt, and much more. Combine with Clay Works for an exciting two weeks of art! (Max. 20 participants per session)

Bravo Broadway (two weeks) Start July 3–July 13 July 30–Aug 10

Time

Cost

Code

9am–4pm 9am–4pm

$420 $420

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(See description under Ages 8 – 10). (Max. 20 participants per session)

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Camps Where Fun Meets the Arts!

Clay Works (one week) Start July 16–July 20 July 30–Aug 3 Aug 13–Aug 17

Time

Cost

Code

9am–4pm 9am–4pm 9am–4pm

$218 $218 $218

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BIRTHDAY PARTIES Celebrate with the arts!

This program is an exciting opportunity to explore the fundamentals of creating with clay. Use coil, pinch-pot, slab and other sculpting techniques to create a variety of functional and decorative objects. Campers will learn handbuilding techniques and will also have a chance to try their hand on the wheel. NEW PROJECTS EVERY YEAR! Pieces will be kiln fired, and will be ready for pick up within two weeks of the end of the program. Combine with Art Fun-damentals for an exciting two weeks of art!

Creative Couture! (one week) Start Aug 20–Aug 24

Time

Cost

Code

9am–4pm

$218

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(See description under Ages 8 – 10). (Max. 18 participants per session)

Movie Makers (two weeks) Start July 3–July 13 July 23–Aug 3 Aug 13–Aug 24

Time

Cost

Code

9am–4pm 9am–4pm 9am–4pm

$420 $436 $436

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Always wanted to get behind the camera? Join this exciting and extremely popular program from the Centre’s school of film! Budding directors, screenwriters, and cinematographers will learn the fundamentals of filmmaking, including script development, storyboards, lighting and sound while creating a short film. Returning participants will continue to develop and refine their skills while working on new projects. Film premieres for family and friends will be held in our film theatre on the last day of the program. Each filmmaker will receive a copy of the final project.

StageWorks (one week) Start July 23–July 27

NEW! Time

Cost

Code

9am–4pm

$218

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(See description under Ages 8 – 10). (Max. 18 participants per session)

AGES 13 – 16 July 30–Aug 10

Time

Cost

Code

9am–4pm

$420

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Want to be a leader and make a difference in the community? Through visual and performing arts based workshops participants will develop confidence, communication, teamwork, problem-solving and interpersonal skills. Participants will partake in specialized workshops such as improv, sculpture and mixed media, which are geared towards personal growth, selfdiscovery and reflection. These new skills will help participants through-out their placement as they assist younger campers under the guidance of art instructors and camp staff. (Max. 12 participants per session)

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HANDS-ON VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS WORKSHOPS Hip Hop, Ceramics, Drama, Puppet Making and more are just a few of the workshops we offer to suit a variety of interests and age groups. Workshops are taught by practicing artists in our professional studios, ensuring a one-of-a-kind birthday party experience.

THEATRE PERFORMANCES

Leaders through the Arts (two weeks) Start

Explore the visual and performing arts through a creative, unique and memorable children’s Birthday Party. Choose a hands-on workshop in our professional studios or an engaging children’s performance in one of our theatres, followed by an hour in our party room.

Your child and their friends will discover the fun and delight of an exciting live performance from our Wiggle Club Series in either Hammerson Hall or RBC Theatre. Please visit our website for show descriptions & complete Wiggle Club Series listings.

“Very hands-on and interactive! All the kids had a fantastic time!” For more information, call 905.306.6158 or visit our website. Ask us about customizing a workshop or adding a personalized theme to your party!

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2012 Performances

PHOTOGRAPHY COPYRIGHT/ CREDIT: © JOAN MARCUS

MARCH BREAK!

PERFORMED BY

CLASSIC ALBUMS

SGT. PEPPER’S LIVE LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND performs

MARCH 15, 2012 1 & 4 PM The American Place Theatre’s Literature To Life® Stage Presentation of

MARCH 23, 2012 7:30 PM

ballroom with a twist

PHOTO: PAUL BARRIS & SNEJAN PERTROVA

MARCH 13 & 14, 2012 7 PM

KITE RUNNER

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WITH THE

Mississauga Symphony APRIL 5, 2012, 2012 8 PM “A comedy extravaganza ...” – NOW Magazine

by Khaled Hosseni Performed by Sorab Wadia Adapted and Directed by Wynn Handman

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DANCING DANCING WITH WITH THE THE STARS STARS LOUIS LOUIS VAN VAN AMSTEL AMSTEL

APRIL 12, 2012 8 PM

PERFORMANCE SPONSOR

APRIL 14, 2012 2 & 7 PM

“BACK WITH NEW SURPRISES!”

“STOMP finds beautiful noises in the strangest places.” Language and content may offend - not suitable for children.

APRIL 15, 2012 7 PM

– USA TODAY

MAY 8 & 9, 2012 7 PM

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Adults RAKU POTTERY

ADULT COURSES & WORKSHOPS Our 1 to 4 day workshops give you a taste of the arts, while 10 week courses provide an in-depth experience in hands-on creativity. Both take place in our professionally equipped studios. Please note: • There will be NO classes on Apr. 7, 8 & 9, 2012; May 19, 20 & 21, 2012. • Unless otherwise indicated, adult courses are 10 weeks in length and include all materials and applicable taxes. Prices • SMALL CLASS SIZES – register early! INCLUDE

HST

CERAMIC ARTS POTTERY FOR THE ABSOLUTE BEGINNER Learn how to create pottery with simple shapes and forms! In this introduction to working with clay, you’ll be taught fundamental techniques in both handbuilding and wheel throwing as you produce a number of functional and aesthetic pieces. A variety of decorative and glazing techniques will be introduced. Includes one bag of clay. Age 18+

Day Wed

Start/End 18 Apr-20 Jun

Time 7-10 pm

Cost $320

Code 3JAPOTT

POTTERY AND BEYOND Designed for novice- and intermediate-level potters, this versatile course will allow for plenty of practice and experimentation in hand-building and wheel throwing. Master basic forms such as cylinders, bowls and plates, and explore more intricate finishing and decorative techniques. Perfect for those who want to continue to improve their skills in ceramics. Includes one bag of clay. Age 18+

Day Tue

Start/End 17 Apr-19 Jun

Time 7-10 pm

GARDEN SCULPTING WORKSHOP

Cost $320

Code 3JABEYO

NEW!

Add charm to your flowerbeds, patio or deck with unique hand-sculpted garden art! This two-day workshop is geared towards beginners and will introduce basic techniques in hand-building sculptures out of clay. From whimsical fish, birds or rabbits, you’ll create a variety of ornamental pieces to personalize your garden. Classes: 2 weeks Age 18+

Day Sun

Start/End 15 Apr-22 Apr

Time 12-4 pm

Cost $125

Code 3AAGAPO

Using our outdoor kiln, explore the exciting art of Raku! This ancient technique uses both fire and smoke to create unique patterns and designs. Beginners and experienced artists alike will be amazed by the stunning results as you learn to make, design and fire decorative pottery. Classes: 4 weeks Age 18+

Day Thu

Start/End 7 Jun-28 Jun

Time 7-10 pm

Cost $180

Code 3JARAKU

SUMMER POTTERY Looking to learn a new skill or improve your techniques in pottery? This open format course will allow both the beginner and experienced potter to enjoy hand-building and wheel throwing throughout the summer. Includes 1 bag of clay. Classes: 6 weeks Age 18+

Day Wed

Start/End 11 Jul-15 Aug

Time 7-9:30 pm

Cost $205

Code 4AAPOTT

DANCE ADULT BALLET Experience the joy of movement while learning classical ballet techniques in this beginner’s class. Great for toning and posture. Try our popular 10-week Wednesday class or 5-week Sunday intensive! No previous experience necessary. Age 18+ 18+

Day Sun Wed

Start/End 29 Apr-3 Jun 18 Apr-20 Jun

Time 10 am-12 pm 6:15-7:15 pm

Cost $118 $118

Code 3JABLT1 3JABLT2

ADULT BALLET: THE NEXT STEP Explore the next step in classical ballet. This intermediate-level class will allow you to broaden your skills in basic steps, jumps and barre work. Build strength and improve your posture. A great form of exercise! Pre-requisite: 3-5 years experience in ballet. Age 18+

Day Wed

Start/End 18 Apr-20 Jun

Time 7:15-8:15 pm

Cost $118

Code 3JABNEX

MORE ADULT BALLET Continue to develop and polish your technique in classical ballet. Our small class-size will allow for plenty of individual attention from our highly experienced instructor, as you learn more advanced combinations at the barre and in the centre. For dancers with 5 or more years experience. Age 18+

Day Wed

Start/End 18 Apr-20 Jun

Time 8:30-9:30 pm

Cost $118

Code 3JAMOBA

SUMMER ADULT BALLET Experience the joy of movement while learning classical ballet techniques in this beginner’s class. Great for toning and posture. No previous experience necessary. Classes: 6 weeks Age 18+

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Day Wed

Start/End 11 Jul-15 Aug

Time 6:30-7:30 pm

Cost $82

Code 4AABALT

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SUMMER ADULT BALLET: THE NEXT STEP

BALLROOM DANCE*

Explore the next step in classical ballet. This intermediate-level class will allow you to broaden your skills in basic steps, jumps and barre work, build strength, and improve your posture. A great form of exercise! Prerequisite: 3-5 years experience in ballet. Classes: 6 weeks

Get into the swing! This course will teach you all the classic dances such as the waltz, foxtrot, tango and quickstep. Discover a fun new way to stay in shape and meet people, while enjoying the rhythms of different dances. Partner required.

Age 18+

Day Wed

Start/End 11 Jul-15 Aug

Time 7:30-8:30 pm

Cost $82

Code 4AABNEX

SUMMER MORE ADULT BALLET Continue to develop and polish your technique in classical ballet. Our small class-size will allow for plenty of individual attention from our highly experienced instructor, as you learn more advanced combinations at the barre and in the centre. For dancers with 5 or more years experience. Classes: 6 weeks Age 18+

Day Wed

Start/End 11 Jul-15 Aug

Time 8:45-9:45 pm

Cost $82

Code 4AAMOBA

Age 18+

Day Sun

Start/End 15 Apr-24 Jun

Time 5:30-6:30 pm

Cost $118

Code 3JABALL

LATIN DANCE* Spice up your dancing with this great complement to Ballroom Dance. Learn the hot moves of the Rumba, Cha-cha, Jive and Samba. Focus on these fun dances while getting an enjoyable workout. Partner required. Age 18+

Day Sun

Start/End 15 Apr-24 Jun

Time 6:30-7:30 pm

Cost $118

Code 3JALAT

NIGHTCLUB DANCE* Enjoy the rhythms of the Mambo, Salsa and Merengue in a fun atmosphere and learn the basic steps to the hottest dances of today’s nightclub scene. This course will teach you to lead, follow, spin and dance together to the Latin beat which is taking over the clubs! Partner recommended. Age 18+

Day Sun

LINE DANCE*

Start/End 15 Apr-24 Jun

Time 7:30-8:30 pm

Cost $118

Code 3JANIGH

NEW!

Improve your coordination and rhythm while doing the double-shuffle and two-step in this fun class. Great for beginners, this course introduces students to basic dance terminology, steps and choreography while moving to a variety of music, from Country to Latin to pop hits. A perfect combination of fun and fitness! No partnering required. Age 18+

Express yourself while experiencing the intense, theatrical style of modern and lyrical dance! Learn fundamental movement skills, phrases and musicality while improving your flexibility and coordination. No previous experience necessary. Day Sun

Start/End 15 Apr-24 Jun

Time 12-1:30 pm

Cost $134

Code 3JAMODE

SUMMER MODERN AND LYRICAL DANCE Express yourself while experiencing the intense, theatrical style of modern and lyrical dance! Learn fundamental movement skills, phrases and musicality while improving your flexibility and coordination. No previous experience necessary. Classes: 6 weeks Age 16+

Day Thu

Start/End 12 Jul-16 Aug

Time 7-8:30 pm

Start/End 15 Apr-24 Jun

Time 8:30-9:30 pm

Cost $118

Code 3JALINE

*Register for any two Ballroom, Nightclub, Latin or Line Dance classes for $216!

MODERN AND LYRICAL DANCE

Age 16+

Day Sun

Cost $105

Code 4AAMODE

SUMMER BALLROOM DANCE Get into the swing this summer! This course will teach you all the classic dances such as Waltz, Foxtrot and Tango. Discover a fun new way to stay in shape and meet people, while enjoying the rhythms of different dances. Partner required. Classes: 6 weeks Age 18+

Day Tue

Start/End 10 Jul-14 Aug

Time 6-7 pm

Cost $82

Code 4AABALL

SUMMER LATIN DANCE Spice up your summer and learn the hot moves of the Rhumba, Cha-cha and Jive. Focus on these dances while getting an enjoyable workout. Partner Required. Classes: 6 weeks Age 18+

Day Tue

Start/End 10 Jul-14 Aug

Time 7-8 pm

Cost $82

Code 4AALAT

SUMMER NIGHTCLUB DANCE

SMALL CLASS SIZES - REGISTER EARLY!

Enjoy the Latin beat this summer! Learn the Mambo, Salsa and Merengue in a fun atmosphere and learn the basic steps to the hottest dances of today’s nightclub scene. This course will teach you to lead, follow, spin and dance together to the Latin beat which is taking over the clubs. Classes: 6 weeks Age 18+

Day Tue

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Start/End 10 Jul-14 Aug

Time 8-9 pm

Cost $82

Code 4AANIGH

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Adults GLASS ARTS

HOT GLASS WORKSHOP Learn the basics of working with hot glass to make your own paperweights and vessels. In this workshop, you will be guided through the process of gathering molten glass, shaping and blowing. A great introduction to this exciting art form! Small class size-register early. Classes: 2 weeks Age 18+ 18+

Day Sat Sat

Start/End 28 Apr & 5 May 30 Jun & 7 Jul

Time 10 am-5 pm 10 am-5 pm

Cost $285 $285

Code 3MAGWOR 4JAGWOR

GLASS BEADS – FLAMEWORKING WORKSHOP Create your own glass beads in this introductory flameworking workshop. Through a series of demonstrations, hands-on exercises and individual instruction, you will learn about the nature of glass and how to make basic beads. Great for designing personalized key chains and accessories! Small class size – register early. Class: 1 day Age 18+

Day Sat

Start/End 12 May

Time 12:30-4:30 pm

Cost $120

Code 3MAFLWS

GLASS BEADS – FLAMEWORKING

HOT GLASS PAPERWEIGHTS This introductory course is designed to illustrate the basic skills needed to create a paperweight using molten glass. You will explore the potential of working with hot glass, how to gather from the furnace and add colours to shape the glass. Small class size – register early! Class: 1 day Age 18+

Day Sat

Start/End 2 Jun

CREATIVE GLASS FUSING

Time 10 am-1 pm

Cost $100

Code 3JAPAPE

NEW!

Create stunning serving plates, colourful coasters and more! In this introduction to fused glass, you will learn techniques in glass-cutting, pattern-making, kiln-forming and slumping in molds. These hand-crafted accessories are attractive, unique and perfect for gift-giving. Small class size – register early. Classes: 3 weeks Age 18+

Day Thu

Start/End 17 May-31 May

Time 7-10 pm

Cost $195

Code 3MAGFUS

Explore how to make sculptural, decorative and functional hot glass works. You will learn about the varieties of molten glass, its properties and physical characteristics, as well as a range of techniques and processes for gathering, shaping and blowing. No experience necessary. Small class size – register early! Day Wed

Start/End 18 Apr-20 Jun

Time 7-10 pm

Cost $525

Code 3JAHOT1

HOT GLASS 201 Develop skills learned in Hot Glass 101 and refine your designs to create more complex forms. The emphasis is on technical competency and on developing personal style. Prerequisite: Hot Glass 101 or permission of the instructor. Small class size – register early! Age 18+

10

Day Sun

Start/End 15 Apr-24 Jun

Age 18+

Day Tue

Start/End 17 Apr-19 Jun

Time 7-10 pm

Cost $385

Code 3JAFLAM

MORE GLASS BEAD MAKING – FLAMEWORKING

NEW!

Continue to build your flameworking skills in this fun and exciting art form! Explore how to make new shapes and more complex surface decorations. Techniques will include working off-mandrel, incorporating metal foils, multilayer encasing, ribbon cane, simple murinni and more! Prerequisite: must have taken the course Glass Beads – Flameworking or have previous flameworking experience. Age 18+

Day Wed

Start/End 18 Apr-20 Jun

Time 7-10 pm

Cost $385

Code 3JAMOFL

LITERARY ARTS

HOT GLASS 101

Age 18+

Create your own glass beads in this introduction to the art of flameworking. With plenty of demonstrations, hands-on exercises and individual instruction, you will learn about the nature of glass and a variety of techniques including: making basic shapes, pulling stringers, dot placement, frit, raking, twisties, off-mandrel pendants and more!

Time 6-9 pm

Cost $525

Code 3JAHOT2

CREATIVE WRITING This course will help you unfold and express your creativity. See your written work flourish and develop through exercises, instruction, in-depth discussion and constructive class feedback. Topics will include finding inspiration, overcoming writer’s block and discovering your voice as a writer. Age 18+

Day Tue

Start/End 17 Apr-19 Jun

Time 7-9 pm

Cost $134

Code 3JAWRIT

SUMMER CREATIVE WRITING Express your creativity this summer! See your written work flourish and develop through exercises, instruction, in-depth discussion and constructive class feedback. Topics will include finding inspiration, overcoming writer’s block and discovering your voice as a writer. Classes: 6 weeks Age 18+

Day Tue

Start/End 10 Jul-14 Aug

Time 7-9 pm

Cost $80

Code 4AAWRIT

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METAL ARTS

TEXTILE ARTS

MAKE YOUR OWN SILVER RING WORKSHOP

NEW!

In this introductory workshop, you’ll learn how to design, measure, model and polish your ring to perfection through the process of lost wax casting. The class will sculpt or carve a wax model which is then sent for production in a professional foundry and transformed into sterling silver. In the second class, you’ll each polish your new ring to a brilliant shine! Students are asked to bring design ideas that do not include gemstones to the first class. Course fee includes up to $20 worth of silver; heavier rings will incur additional cost to be paid at first class. Classes: 1.5 days *2nd class is from 10 am to 1 pm. Age 18+

Day Sat

Start/End Mar 24 & 31

Time 10 am-4:30 pm*

JEWELLERY MAKING AND BEYOND

Cost $158

Code 3MARING

NEW!

Explore the art of metalsmithing while creating one-of-a-kind jewellery in this beginner- and intermediate-level class. Working with brass, copper, and silver you'll learn techniques such as saw-piercing, texturing, silver-soldering, waxwork for casting, fusing, bezel setting of gemstones, polishing, and more! Perfect for those who want to discover a new creative outlet or refine skills already learned in Jewellery Making. Includes silver for first jewellery project. Age 18+

Day Mon

Start/End 16 Apr-25 Jun

Time 7-10 pm

Cost $312

Code 3JAJWBE

FASHION JEWELLERY WORKSHOP Create intricate, handcrafted jewellery pieces. Learn how to make unique patterns while working with wire, chain, semi-precious stones, beads and more! These stunning accessories are sure to impress and make a great gift, whether for yourself or someone special. Class: 1 day Age 18+

Day Sun

Start/End 29 Apr

Time 12:30-4:30 pm

Cost $97

Code 3AAFASHJ

WOOD WORKING WOOD SCULPTING

NEW!

Learn the artistry of hand carving and design and enhance your skills in wood working. With step-by-step demonstrations and individual attention from a professional wood artist, you will be introduced to various hand tools and techniques in relief sculpting which can then be applied to make unique textural patterns and custom features in furniture or other wood projects. Classes: 3 weeks Age Day Start/End Time Cost Code 16+ Thu 26 Apr-10 May 7-10 pm $118 3MAWSCU

WOOD FURNITURE 101 Experience our professionally equipped wood studio as you acquire knowledge of basic joinery methods and the proper use of hand and machine tools used in furniture making. With plenty of individual instruction, you’ll complete a step-by-step furniture project in 10 weeks. Age Day Start/End Time Cost Code 18+ Wed 18 Apr-20 Jun 7-10 pm $335 3JAWOOD

WOOD FURNITURE 201 Expand on skills learned in Wood Furniture 101 or from previous experience. Design and produce a more complex furniture project, or focus on lathe work or hand tools. Prerequisite: Wood Furniture 101 or permission from the instructor. Materials extra; supplies will be discussed and project must be approved by instructor at first class. Age Day Start/End Time Cost Code 18+ Mon 16 Apr-25 Jun 7-10 pm $310 3JAWOFU

SCREEN PRINTING WORKSHOP Learn the basics of screen printing on fabric. Using the method of touche resist, students will design and create one-of-a-kind prints on fabric and make unique gifts such as personalized tote bags, linens or t-shirts. Bring ideas and images. Some materials extra; a supply list is available online or at the box office. Class: 1 day Age 18+

Day Sun

Start/End 27 May

Time 12:30-4:30 pm

HOME DECOR SEWING WORKSHOP

Cost $87

Code 3MASCRE

NEW!

Stylize your home while learning essential skills in sewing! In this workshop, you will be given step-by-step instructions on how to design and create original and functional home décor textiles using a sewing machine. Projects may include throw pillows, curtains and other personalized home accents. Prerequisite: must have beginner/basic knowledge of threading or using a sewing machine. Materials extra; a supply list is available online or at the box office. Classes: 2 weeks Age 18+

Day Sat

Start/End 16 & 23 Jun

Time 12:30-4:30 pm

Cost $98

Code 3JAHSEW

FASHION SEWING FOR THE ABSOLUTE BEGINNER Want to know how to sew your own fashions? Designed for the absolute beginner, this fun, creative class will introduce you to the domestic sewing machine, essential sewing techniques, fabrics 101, as well as how to work from commercial patterns. Bring your own sewing machine if you have one! Materials are extra and will be discussed at the first class. Age 18+

Day Thu

Start/End 19 Apr-21 Jun

Time 7-10 pm

Cost $230

Code 3JASEWB

THEATRE ARTS IMPROV FOR ADULTS Enter a world without scripts! Learn the elements of story telling, team building, listening skills and thinking on the spot in this energetic improv class. A guaranteed fun time and a great way to develop interpersonal skills. This class is taught by a theatre professional. Age 18+

Day Wed

Start/End 18 Apr-20 Jun

Time 7-9 pm

SCENE STUDY FOR ADULTS

Cost $185

Code 3JAIMPR

NEW!

Build and improve your acting and communication skills. Learn how to prepare and rehearse monologues, improvise scenes and develop characters. With plenty of individual feedback from a theatre professional, you’ll gain vocal, physical and expressive techniques for the stage. Age 18+

Day Mon

Start/End 16 Apr-25 Jun

Time 7-9 pm

MUSICAL THEATRE FOR ADULTS

Cost $185

Code 3JASCAD

NEW!

Have you ever wanted to be in a musical? Designed for both beginners and those with previous experience, this fun, welcoming course will help you develop skills in acting and singing. Learn from theatre professionals and experience some of the most famous musicals of our time. Students will work towards a final showcase performance in the Centre’s stunning RBC Theatre! Age 18+

Day Tue

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Start/End 17 Apr-19 Jun

Time 6:45-9:45 pm

Cost $260

Code 3JAMUSA

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Adults SUMMER PAINTING

PAINTING AND DRAWING MEHNDI – HENNA PAINTING WORKSHOP Explore the timeless art of Mehndi as you create intricate designs with henna! Traditionally used to decorate the body for celebrations, you will have the option to practice on canvas and wood while learning a variety of precise application techniques and patterns. Paint stunning scrolls, swirls, paisley outlines and more! Class: 1 day Age Day Start/End Time Cost Code 16+ Sun 17 Jun 1-4 pm $62 3JAMEHN

If you like to work in watercolours, acrylics or water soluble oils, then Summer Painting is for you! With plenty of one-on-one attention, this diverse class is individually tailored to meet the needs of both beginners and experienced painters. Share your work, let others inspire you and paint the night away! Materials extra; a suggested supply list is available online or at the box office. Class: 6 weeks Age 18+

Day Tue

Start/End 10 Jul-14 Aug

Time 7-9:30 pm

Cost $160

Code 4AASPAN

PHOTOGRAPHY CITYSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP Capture striking architectural designs with your camera! Complete with a walking tour of renowned sites, this workshop will teach the beginner to intermediate photographer how to take pictures of urban spaces. Students must have their own car or be willing to take transit to an off-site shoot location. Please bring any type of camera to class. Classes: 3 weeks Age 18+

Day Sun

Start/End 27 May-10 Jun

Time 10 am-1 pm

Cost $123

Code 3JAPWOR

DAYTIME DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY DRAWING AND PAINTING FOR THE ABSOLUTE BEGINNER If you have always wanted to draw and paint, then this class is for you! Our instructor will take you through a series of skill-building exercises that will prepare you for more advanced classes. Materials extra; a supply list is available online or at the box office. LAC Kits available at Curry’s Art Store at great prices! Age Day Start/End Time Cost Code 18+ Tue 17 Apr-19 Jun 7-10 pm $225 3JADRAP

ACRYLIC PAINTING This course is for the beginner painter who wishes to gain a technical understanding of acrylic painting. Through still life, figurative, landscape and abstract painting, the fundamentals of colour theory and paint manipulation will be taught. Materials extra; a supply list is available online or at the box office. LAC Kits available at Curry’s Art Store at great prices! Age Day Start/End Time Cost Code 18+ Wed 18 Apr-20 Jun 7-10 pm $225 3JAACRY

OIL PAINTING Discover the materials and language of oil painting. Create a series of paintings that introduce the visual concepts of light and shadow, colour, scale and composition. No previous painting experience required. Water soluble oil paints are used in this course. Materials extra; a supply list is available online or at the box office. LAC Kits available at Curry’s Art Store at great prices! Age Day Start/End Time Cost Code 18+ Thu 19 Apr-21 Jun 7-10 pm $225 3JAOILP

PAINTING AND BEYOND This class provides the intermediate to advanced painter with knowledge beyond just colour and compositions. Using watercolours, water soluble oils, acrylics or mixed media, continue to develop your creativity, technique as a painter and knowledge of mediums. Emphasis is placed on working independently on landscapes, portraits and more complex painting of a conceptual nature. Materials extra; a suggested supply list is available online or at the box office. Age Day Start/End Time Cost Code 18+ Mon 16 Apr-25 Jun 7-10 pm $225 3JAPAIN

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Explore the art of photography and learn to get the most out of your digital camera. This introductory course will focus on camera use, specialty functions, composition, lighting and how to take better pictures. Weekly projects allow plenty of time for experimentation and instructor feedback. Please bring any type of digital camera to class. Age 18+

Day Wed

Start/End 18 Apr-20 Jun

Time 10 am-12 pm

Cost $230

Code 3JADDAY

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY Learn to get the most out of your digital camera in this in-depth introduction to photography and the digital medium. Topics will include camera use, understanding specialty functions, composition, lighting and how to take better pictures. Weekly projects allow plenty of time for experimentation and instructor feedback. Please bring any type of digital camera to class. Age 18+

Day Thu

Start/End 19 Apr-21 Jun

Time 7-10 pm

MORE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Cost $285

Code 3JADIGT

NEW!

Continue to build your creative and technical skills in the digital medium in this intermediate-level class. Weekly assignments will review photographic principals and teach you to apply more advanced lighting, composition and camera techniques. Topics may include: grain/noise, resolution, histograms, colour control, depth, shooting sequences and macro photography. Please bring a multi-function point-and-shoot or SLR digital camera to class. Prerequisite: Daytime Digital Photography or Digital Photography or permission of the instructor. Age 18+

Day Tue

Start/End 17 Apr-19 Jun

Time 7-10 pm

Cost $285

Code 3JAMOPH

SUMMER DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY Learn to get the most out of your digital camera this summer! Get outside and explore Mississauga while taking pictures and developing skills in photography and the digital medium. Topics will include camera use, understanding specialty functions, composition, lighting and how to take better pictures. Please bring any type of digital camera to class. Classes: 6 weeks Age 18+

Day Thu

Start/End 12 Jul-16 Aug

Time 7-10 pm

Cost $175

Code 4AADIGT

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Policies REGISTRATION

CAMPS WITHDRAWALS If you wish to cancel your registration, requests must be received in writing at least

Register Online:

TWO WEEKS prior to the first day of camp. An administration fee of $25 will be

Visit www.livingartscentre.ca; in the left-hand, click on “Buy Tickets or Register,” then

charged for each cancellation. After this period, any cancellation requests must be

“Buy Tickets” followed by “Living Arts Centre Courses & Workshops” or “Living Arts

accompanied by a medical certificate in order to receive a refund. You will be refunded

Centre Camps.” An order charge will apply to online registration.

for unattended days, less a $25 administration fee. The Living Arts Centre reserves the right to de-register a camper if he or she is deemed to be incompatible with the program. A refund will be issued for all unattended program days.

REGISTER: By Phone: 905.306.6000 or 1.888.805.8888

PROGRAM CANCELLATION

In Person: Visit our Box Office on the Main Floor of the Centre.

All courses are subject to sufficient registration. The Living Arts Centre reserves the

Box Office Hours: Monday to Saturday; 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

right to cancel or combine individual courses if minimum registration is not achieved.

(Closed on Saturdays in July & August) Pay by AMEX, VISA, MasterCard, debit or cheque; make cheques payable to The Living Arts Centre.

PAID PARKING

A full refund will be issued in the event of a cancellation.

COURSE TRANSFERS If space is available, patrons may transfer from one course to another that is of equal or more value, as long as the transfer is done 2 weeks before the class begins. A $25 administration fee will be charged.

The Centre offers heated underground parking free on evenings after 6 p.m. and on

AGE REQUIREMENTS

weekends. Rates for all other times are available at www.mississauga.ca/parking

Children must meet the age requirements of the course/camp listed. An exception will be made for children turning of age during the 8-week session of a Community

RETURNED (NSF) CHEQUES A $25.00 administration fee will be charged for cheques that are returned to us by your bank.

FAMILY DISCOUNT Families who enrol more than one child (residing at the same household) will receive a 10% discount on each additional child. This discount is applicable to all children and youth courses and camp programs.

Course/Camp.

MISSED CLASS In the event that a patron is unable to attend a class, the Living Arts Centre regrets that a makeup class or refund will not be offered.

WAIT LIST In the event that the course/camp you have selected is full, you can be placed on a wait list. Individuals on the wait list will only be notified if space becomes available in the class.

INSTALLMENT PAYMENT PLAN

SUPPLIES

To be eligible for the Studio Arts course INSTALLMENT payment plan, patrons must

Patrons who have registered for courses that require additional supplies to be

register for a course or a series of courses that total $200 or more. Payments will be

purchased may find a supply list online or through the box office.

divided into three equal parts. The first portion is due upon registration. The second

CLOTHING/SHOES

payment is due two weeks after the first, and the final payment is due two weeks after

Participants who have registered for Hot Glass must wear 100% cotton, closed-toe

the second. Patrons may pay with post-dated cheques or a credit card.

shoes and sunglasses at all times. All other participants are encouraged to wear closed-toe shoes.

COMMUNITY COURSE WITHDRAWALS Withdrawals from Community Courses must be made at least TWO WEEKS prior to the

SPECIAL NEEDS All details of special needs must be disclosed at the time of registration. Please

class start date for a full refund, minus an administration fee of $25. Withdrawals less

note that we cannot provide a support worker. Support workers are admitted to

than two weeks prior to the class start date or after the first class will receive 50%

Community Courses and Camps free of charge but must have a Police Clearance Check

of the course fee minus a $25 administrative fee. NO refunds will be processed after

(for children’s classes only). The Living Arts Centre is working in partnership with

the 2nd class. Community Courses aim to provide a safe, positive, and welcoming

Community Living Mississauga through their Children’s Summer Support Program (CSSP) to offer a limited number of spaces to children with intellectual disabilities

learning environment. The Living Arts Centre reserves the right to refuse admittance

in our Summer Camps. Please note that these spaces will be filled only with

to or de-register any person who prevents our ability to provide such an environment.

successful applicants to the CSSP. Confirmation of CSSP acceptance and support must be

In the event of de-registration, a refund will be issued for all unattended classes.

presented prior to registration at the Living Arts Centre.


Living Arts Centre 4141 Living Arts Drive Mississauga, Ontario L5B 4B8

905 306 6000 www.livingartscentre.ca Phone:


Spring & Summer Community Courses & Camps 2012