Take a look at all the fun that was had last year. Some of these workshops as well as new ones will be availabe for 2019. We are currently getting instructors signed up, and plans made for the 2019 session. We will post the new information prior to workshop registration on 2/4.
Toby Bercovici & Kaylee Pomelow
In this 90 minute class, students will run, jump, twist themselves in knots, breathe, freeze, expand, and move in all kinds of other ways as they use their physicality to create and present authentic characters on stage.
Design the backdrops and staging for the evening performance. This is a hand on crafting, designing and painting project ongoing all day.
Lisa Neal & Leigh Welch
Myla Kreider & Kathleen Reheuser
Let your creativity shine with Poponover’s cookie decorating class! From classic designs to animal faces, we will show you the techniques to make any cookie a personalized piece of art!
Novice and aspiring students are welcome. Learn tips, tachniques and gain professional expertise for everyday and stage makeup.
Are you curious about the fastest growing game in the USA? Come try an hour of lacrosse. We offer instruction for you to pass, shoot and score. You can try the game without a commitment and see that lacrosse is as great as they say. Coaches from local MidMaine Lacrosse teams will be sharing tips and skills. This is a great opportunity for your busy child during a full day of workshops. Girl and Boy Game (they are a bit different) equipment will be available. NO experience is necessary. Join us for an hour of action-packed fun.
Move & Groove Dance Fitness
Want be active, but hate to exercise? Have you been dreaming of taking a dance class, but have two left feet? What if I told you that both of these were possible? With Dance Fitness, those fantasies become a fabulous reality! Not only does it make exercise fun (what!? the hour is over already??), but modifications allow all fitness levels and the rhythmically-challenged a non-frustrating experience. You'll burn calories and tone your muscles to a variety of musical genres and bumpin' beats. Routines are inspired by a wide range of dance styles, such as: cumbia, reggaeton, merengue, bollywood, hip hop, belly dance, and more!
Russell Wilson & Norman Bolliger
Basketball Tricks for the Busy Athlete performing on their arena stage!
Keltie Collins & Alphonse Poulin
A general introduction to the world of professional ballet.
Jenine Olson Grades 4-12
Design delectible creations for our concession & bake sales.
So, the weather is really bad again, the days are short, but you still want to pep up yourself and your dog? Turn your living room into a temporary adventure playground! Don’t worry—you don’t have to rearrange your house. Just use things that you already have to set up a course.
Learn basic knitting skills to begin your own projects.
Students will learn fundamentals of safe and exciting stage combat, including hand-to-hand and sword fighting. They will work in pairs or groups with the instructor to choreograph and practice a fight scene.
Looking at the world around you to "see" everyday things a little differently through photography and art.
Have you ever wanted to make your own melodies on your instrument? Now is your chance to learn how to improvise melodies using what you already know! Bring your instrument and be ready to create. Open to any instrument and any grade level.
Designed to take a jazz improviser to the next level. What scales to use? What articulations to use? How to involve basic chords? What patterns to practice? If you want to get to the next level in improvisation, this class is for you! Any instrument is welcome.
Lynn Dee Ackerman
This course will teach you the basic skills for specials effects makeup application. We will be looking into time period makeup, basic wound makeup, and if we have enough, old age profession. There will be liquid latex being used, so if you have a latex allergy, please let me know before class.
Methods of making ordinary clothes into Costumes. Students will choose an animal, character, or imaginary being and recreate simple clothes. Simple sewing will be demonstrated.
Learn to make accessories that will make simple street clothes look like costumes. You will make simple projects that use symbolism to inspire an audience. We will use some simple hand sewing to create animals, fanciful beings, and beautiful characters
Learn the basics of knitting, plus a little more if you have the basics down.
Get your groove on by taking part in a drum circle! Learn how to play the bongos, congas, and various other percussion instruments while creating awesome beats!
This workshop will go a little more in-depth on the methods of playing many percussion instruments, with a focus on certain hand drums. Learn techniques to take your playing to a new level, or get your first taste of the excitement of playing percussion!
Learn the basics of the art of Tap Dance. By the end of the hour, you will be able to shuffle off to Buffalo!
Ever wanted to try a jazz class but haven't yet? Join us for a class and see if you enjoy it! We will learn some basic jazz warm-ups, stretches, and a short combination.
Have you been to some jazz classes and want to check out a new teacher? Join the teacher of Balance Yoga and Dance Center for a fun class of combos and exercises.
Bob Kreider & Bob Rowe
Archery is an art! A sporting event that was the ultimate form of entertainment! You get to shoot arrows at various targets and test your skill! No experience necessary! All equipment is provided!
We will work on painting rocks and hide them. If they are found, they can be kept or rehidden. People are finding these rocks all over New England!
Ever watch Chopped and think, "I could do that!" Well here is your chance. Creative Cooking at its best! Crazy creations with interesting ingredients! I'm anxious to taste test!
Come learn about a new printmaking technique- Gelatin Printing- where you use Gelatin as your printing plate! Try out different color combinations, stencils, and found objects to create an interesting and textured piece of art! No art experience needed! Everyone will be able to take home their own prints and a recipe for the gelatin so they can continue printmaking at home if they want!
Working with actors to familiarize themselves with the different parts of the script, words, actions, expressions, etc. We will take a script and act out the different characters and actions of the play.
It's February! That doesn't mean we can't paint up a little bit of colorful sunshine :)! Bright - colorful - creative fun! Grab a spot and we'll walk through this painting step-by-step and you'll leave with a beautiful masterpiece and a good dose of community encouragement :)!
Design, Create and Decorate delectable treats to sell at intermission and for our bakesale. Learn great tips and techngies to create masterpiece deserts.
Discussion of the requirements of horse care.
Photography & Collage
Bring your smart phone for this exciting class. Learn tips to enhance your skills and we will create a collage together.
We will create a quilting square to create a master quilt which we can raffle off during "Cast Party." Learn simple but fun quilting technigues.
During this course, we will cover and learn some of the basics to theater hair as well as the latest cultural trends.
This workshop is putting the “Lights” in LCA. During this hour we will see why performances aren’t done under typical house lights. We’ll explore different kinds of lights, light transitions, and how light can add to a scene. We’ll also get a little hands-on experience with the lighting instruments and programming “the board.” Let’s shine some light on what happens behind the scenes!
Feel the beat as we pick up, put down, tap, and slide our way through learning rhythm with cups! We will learn some basic rhythms step by step and then speed up as we go. It’s like a cross between playing music and playing a game with all the fun and learning mixed up together!
Cast Party Costumes
Using Simple Supplies we will create costume extras for your "Cast Party." performance.
Telling a Story Through Song
Learn how to go beyond the notes on the page and deliver the songwriter’s message. Come prepared with a song you want to sing. We will explore how to interpret a piece of music and tell a story that will captivate your audience.
You Take It From Here!
Are you interested in learning how to build a story or a scene from thin air? Have you always wanted to try improv, but felt like you couldn't do it? Then this workshop is for you!
Using theater games, improvisation scene starters, and the power of "yes, and...", this workshop provides a fun, supportive environment focusing on the creative, silly and teamwork elements of building a story or a scene!
The Great "As If"
This workshop is a fun, intensive 2-hour experience utilizing theater games, scene work, character development and the great "as if". Get ready to have fun learning helpful techniques for actors. Using open scenes, we will explore how to make bold acting choices, the importance of working closely with your scene partner, and how to prepare as an actor for any play!
Put On A Happy Face!
Please join me if you’d like to learn how to apply a full face of stage makeup! You will walk out of this class ready to walk right onto the stage. Learn basic application techniques including how to contour and highlight while also learning how to use makeup to enhance your natural features. This class will feature smudge proof, flash fighting, sweat resistant Senegence International makeup.