SPRING CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

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MASTER CALENDAR

YOUTH CLASSES

 

READY, SET, CREATE: GUESS WHO?

Sundays: April 23rd 2017 1:00-2:00 (5 weeks)

Ages 3-6 - Nurture the growing creative mind in your child! Through games, stories, songs, and movement your child will learn some basic principles of acting all while making new friends and having fun! 

This session is inspired by social emotion learning through Character Building, this innovative class will  explore storytelling through creating playful characters.

Involvement in the arts has many developmental benefits, especially from an early age: visual learning, language development, motor skills, decision making, inventiveness, cultural awareness, and improved academic performance. 

EMPOWER ARTS LAB

Mondays: April 24th 2017 4:00-6:00 (8 weeks)

Ages 10-14 -  This new and empowering class will give young artists of all skill levels the opportunity to explore storytelling and self-expression while harnessing their creativity through creative drama and the visual arts.The young people guide the way in this hands on and flexible model of arts education. 

OTAKUS UNITE!: ANIME CLUB  

Thursdays: April 27th 2017 4:00-6:00 (8 weeks)

Ages 8 -17 - Calling all Anime lovers! Whether you are obsessed with Anime, Manga, drawing, Japanese culture, animation, or would just like to know more about this category of art this is the place for you! Students will have the opportunity to watch, draw, create, discuss, and perform anime together. The 8-week class will culminate in a gallery showing of our work! Tuition includes cost of materials.

This class is ASD/Aspergers/Special Needs friendly

ACTING OUT! 

Sundays: April 23rd 2017 2:30-4:00 (8 weeks)

Ages 10-20 - This class is open to all ASD/Aspergers/Special Needs students. This class introduces basics of acting and collaboration in a safe and structured environment. Students will engage in an opening ritual at the beginning of each class and will gradually be introduced to games and activities over the course of the class semester. The final class will feature a share for family and friends based on the comfort level of students

WHITE PINES HOMESCHOOL DRAMA CLUB

Mondays:April 17th 2017 1:00-3:00 (6 weeks)

Ages 7-17 - Looking for a unique, creative experience for your children? The White Pines DramaClub is designed to immerse students of all ages and levels in a safe, challenging, and fun environment where everyone's individual artistic side can develop and flourish! This club is open to all students in the homeschool community.

SHADOW PUPPETRY

Tuesdays, May 2nd 2017 5:00-7:00 (5 weeks)

Join us in a brand new class all about the centuries-old art form of Shadow Puppetry! Students will explore styles of shadow puppets and create their own shadow puppet show!

Price includes materials. 


ADULT CLASSES

IMPROV 1

Wednesdays:April 26th 2017 7:00-9:00 (8 weeks)

Ages 18-108 -  Yes, And! Join seasoned members of Bright Invention in a fun class designed to get your brain working and your funny bone in gear! We'll start with the basics of improv, and work towards building characters, and creating an environment. 

No experience required - but a willingness to play and challenge yourself is encouraged! 

IMPROV 2

Sundays: April 30th 2017 6:00-8:00 (6 weeks)

Ages 18-108 -  Improvisation is defined as “the art or act of composing, uttering, executing, or arranging anything without previous preparation (dictionary.com)Join Benjamin Lloyd in this advanced level of our Improv Classes. Learn new forms, challenge your creative talents and meet fellow improvisers eager to  take it to the next level.

 

STORYTELLING: MASTER CLASS  

Thursdays: May 11th 2017 7:00-9:30 (4 weeks)

Ages 18-108 - Take your Storytelling to the next level. Fine tune the structure of performance and explore how to hone your on stage skills though acting and vocal exercises.

A willingness to play and challenge yourself is encouraged! 

ACTING OUT! 

Sundays: April 23rd 2017 2:30-4:00 (8 weeks)

Ages 10-20 - This class is open to all ASD/Aspergers/Special Needs students. This class introduces basics of acting and collaboration in a safe and structured environment. Students will engage in an opening ritual at the beginning of each class and will gradually be introduced to games and activities over the course of the class semester. The final class will feature a share for family and friends based on the comfort level of students.


FAQ

  • We can be flexible with student ages! Please contact us for more information.
  • We also offer payment plans for families in need of a payment schedule. Just reach out!
  • To audit a class, you may take the first class for free, then tuition is due in full by the second class if the student wishes to continue. Please email Dani Bryant Director of Education (education.wpp@gmail.com). if you would like to audit the first class for any of our fall classes. 

LOCATION

All classes meet at the White Pines Place, 7908 High School Road, Elkins Park, 19027

  • across from Creekside Co-op
  • a stone's throw from the Elkins Park train station
  • across the street from the #28 bus stop. 

Questions? Email us at education.wpp@gmail.com!