Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Winter Classes-more info

Happy New Year! Read this it will pay off!
Acting, Music, Yoga, art, etc.

ARTS/West offers space to a myriad of groups in Athens with a diverse offering of classes for all ages. Most groups have their own registration and you can follow the links to their web sites or contact information.
Here is a taste:

Story of their Life 10-week class for Middle School aged students.
When: Thursdays, January 10-March 13
Time: 3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Fee: $45.00- call or email ARTS/West office to register,, (740) 592-4315.
What: Story of their Life 10-week class for Middle School aged students.
Synopsis: Students go through their life and identify six meaningful/important moments to them. Students will write a play and perform the play based on one moment of their choosing.
Objective: Students will learn how to work together, basic crafting in acting and how to write with specificity. Each student will have authored his or her own five to ten minute play, directed and performed by the students.
Instructor: Kate Scholl is an MFA graduate from the Ohio University Professional Actor Training Program. She has worked professional as an actor in New York and California. She is also certified by the State of Ohio Department of Education to teach drama/theater for grades P-12.

Teen Theater Workshop: acting class.
When: Saturdays, January 5-March 15
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Fee: $60 Email Sarah Guthrie at with your interest, the class needs 8 students to go, it will close at 15 students. Tuition is due at the first class, payable to Sarah Guthrie.
What: This class is open to teens and will be taught by a student from the Ohio University School of Theater.
Instructor: Kate Mussey: Currently a junior in the BFA Performance Theatre program at Ohio University. She has been apart of numerous plays and musicals including: The Adding Machine, Seussical, Godspell and also several grad student films seen around the Athens campus. Originally from Pittsburgh, she is the third child of six and has been a part of the theatre community since she was thirteen years old - starting out at the Pittsburgh Public Theatre in the downtown area. Kate hopes to pursue a Master's degree in Education after finishing her undergraduate studies in June 2009. Kate looks forward to working with everyone and hopes to bring performance techniques (voice and movement) along with script work and improv to the upcoming class.

Our Classes
Thank you so much for your interest in registering for the Winter Session of Music Together® in Athens! Ten weekly classes are scheduled to start on Saturday, January 12 and Wednesday January 16, 2008.

Here is what you can expect:
Ten, 45-minute classes include songs, rhythmic rhymes, movement, and instrument play. These activities are presented as informal, non-performance-oriented musical experiences that are developmentally appropriate for children and easy for parents and caregivers regardless of their own musical ability. Tape, CD, and Songbook are included!

Class times are:
9:15 a.m. - 10 a.m.
10:15 a.m. - 11 a.m.
11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.

4:30 pm - 5:15

Arts/West - Studio, Room 1
Basement Level
Athens, Ohio
Monday . ..... . 6:00pm - 8:00pm (Flow 1-3)
Tuesday . .... . 9:00 - 10:30 am (Flow 1/2)
Wednesday . . . 6:00pm - 8:00 pm (Partners)
Thursday . . . . . 9:00 - 10:30 am (Flow 1/2)
Friday . . . . . . . 6:00 - 8:00 pm (Flow 1-3)

$12 - Drop In
$65 - 6 class pass*
$100 - 10 class pass *
$275 - unlimited classes for schedule term

MODERN DANCE CLASS: This is for the person who wants to move. The class will integrate exercises building strength, flexibility and explore your creative voice.

Time(s): 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Day(s): Mondays
Place: at ARTS/West in Athens
Fee: $7.00 per class, or $60.00 in full
Age: 15 through adult
Instructor: Jennifer Rusynyk
Questions: Call Jen 740-504-2686

KNITTING SCARFS TO SWEATERS: Join a class that will be exciting whether or not you are making your first scarf or first sweater. Valerie will work with you on your project. Valerie is a gifted hand worker who will guide you through your knitting project.
Time(s): 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Day(s): Wednesdays January 9- March 12
Place: at ARTS/West in Athens
Fee: $6.oo per class or $50.00 in full
Age: all levels welcome
Instructor: Valerie Fox
Questions: Call Valerie 740-664-3543

Ron Luce may also be offering painting classes this quarter-check back for a confirmation on that.