Arts West Afternoon Arts Classes - Fall 2019



Starting August 26th, Afternoon Arts Classes will be held
Monday - Thursday, 3:45-5:15pm

Offered in two 8 week sessions, Aug 26 - Dec 19. Students in grades K-5 will experience arts instruction in a variety of disciplines. Students can be registered for one or more days per week. Info for the 1st 8 weeks (Unit 1) is below, along with dates for the 2nd 8 weeks (Unit 2).

Registration Links for Unit 1: 
Mondays: Theater Class with Janai Travis
Tuesdays: Visual Art 3-D Class with April Felipe
Wednesdays: Music Class with Lawrence Greene
Thursdays: Visual Art 2-D Class with April Felipe
(Registration links for Unit 2 coming soon)

COST: 
$68 for 8 week session of 1 class (1 day per week)
$272 for 8 week session of all 4 classes (Mon-Thurs)
[In case where a class has an extra week, price is adjusted to add $8.50 per addtional day]

Class Descriptions & Instructor Bios:
Mondays: Theater with Janai Travis
Unit 1 Dates: August 26, September 9, 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21 (8 weeks)
[Unit 2 Dates: October 28, November 4, 11, 18, 25, December 2, 9, 16 (8 weeks)]
Instructor: Janai Travis - Janai Travis is currently seeking a Master’s degree in Acting at the Ohio University School of Theater. She has worked within the Michigan public school system, has been a performing arts instructor for the Kalamazoo, Michigan Parks and Recreation Department summer camps, and is the co-founder Black Arts & Cultural Center Face Off Theater Company.
Description: Janai will lead students through interdisciplinary performance activities that theatre, poetry, voice and movement, and storytelling. The goal of this class series is to introduce students to concepts related to diversity and inclusion, while developing their own connections to their culture through creative expressions.

Tuesdays: Visual Art 3-D with April Felipe
Unit 1 Dates: August 27, September 3, 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15 (8 weeks)
[Unit 2 Dates: October 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10, 17 (9 weeks)]
Instructor: April Felipe - April Felipe is a professional ceramic artist with an MFA in Ceramics from Ohio University. She has decades of experience teaching classes, at camps, and outreach opportunities for children in the visual arts. She brings a wealth of knowledge, and a delightful energetic sense of humor to her classroom.
Description: Utilizing various materials and techniques, the students will create projects that focus on 3-demensional arts. Instructor April Felipe will highlight different artists and cultures as students learn through making.

Wednesdays: Music with Lawrence Greene
Unit 1 Dates: August 28, September 4, 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16 (8 weeks)
[Unit 2 Dates: October: 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20, December 4, 11, 18 (8 weeks)]
Instructor: Lawrence Greene - Lawrence Greene teaches West African Drumming classes twice a week year round at Arts West. He provides outreach services to educate the region about the history and practice of African drumming. Greene has worked extensively with youth education through home school groups, The Dairy Barn Arts Center, and RAW Camp.
Description: This class will focus on rhythm and beat, while students work in a collaborative way to make sound. Lawrence Greene will also introduce students to the history of African drumming.

Thursdays: Visual Art 2-D with April Felipe
Unit 1 Dates: August 29, September 5, 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17 (8 weeks)
[Unit 2 Dates: October 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, December 5, 12, 19 (8 weeks)]
Instructor: April Felipe - April Felipe is a professional ceramic artist with an MFA in Ceramics from Ohio University. She has decades of experience teaching classes, at camps, and outreach opportunities for children in the visual arts. She brings a wealth of knowledge, and a delightful energetic sense of humor to her classroom.
Description: Utilizing various materials and techniques, the students will create projects that focus on 2-demensional arts. Instructor April Felipe will highlight different artists and cultures as students learn through making.

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