The Z’s Creative Classroom

WINTER 2020


UKULELE

Wednesdays
January 22 – March 11

Beginner I: 5:15-6:15 pm
Beginner II: 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Intermediate: 7:45 – 8:45 pm
Instructor: Deb Sorgman
Suggested Ages: Youth and Adult
Cost: $75

Students must supply their own ukulele and music stand.

 

Beginner Level 1: For early beginners. Explore Ukulele fundamentals including basic strumming patterns, 5-7 chords, elementary music theory and some introductory songs!

Beginner Level 2*: For beginners with some experience. Advance your knowledge of strumming patterns, chord progressions and music theory concepts while adding more chords and songs are added to your repertoire.

Intermediate: Delve into a diverse array of repertoire while studying more complex strumming patterns, chord progressions, and music theory concepts all while improving your uke technique.

*On occasion, members of these classes participate in optional community performances.

Ukulele Creative Classroom at Zeiterion

GUITAR

Mondays
January 27 – March 2

Guitar I: 5:30-6:30pm
Guitar II: 6:45-7:45pm
Suggested Ages: Youth and Adult
Instructor: Ian Legge
Cost: $75

Guitar I-Beginner
This 6-week course is designed to introduce beginners to essential guitar skills. Join us in a fun, supportive setting where you’ll explore strumming patterns, chord progressions, music theory and more.

Guitar II-Intermediate Beginner
Building on the basics taught in beginner course, this section focuses on new strumming/fingerpicking techniques, more advances repertoire and an introduction to soloing. Basic music theory knowledge OR completion of the beginner course is encouraged.

Guitar at Zeiterion

FOSSE YOUR WAY TO STAGE

NEW DATES!
Tuesdays
February 4 – March 24
Time: 6:30 – 7:30pm
Suggest Ages: 13+
Instructor: Melissa Costa
Cost: $75

This class is designed to teach the theater student or fan of musical theater choreography the style of Broadway jazz dance. Learn the basics and a range of weekly combinations from the early days of the Great White Way to Fosse and Robbins to today!

Creative Classroom Fosse Your Way to Stage

IMPROV FOR WOMEN

Saturday, February 8, 12:00 – 2:00pm
Suggested Ages: 16 to Adult
Instructor: Jess Wilson
Cost: $15

A basic introduction to the art of improvisation geared specifically for women!
Class instructor Jess Wilson is a working professional actor and director with many years of experience in the performing arts, as well as in adapting these classes to accommodate a fully inclusive experience for students of all levels of experience and abilities. Course work includes games and exercises exploring awareness, relaxation, observation, the senses, voice, and physicality. Students should dress comfortably and be prepared to move at every class, because anything can happen in improv! Students are encouraged to bring any and all questions regarding all aspects of improvisation.

Z Creative Classroom Improv for Women with Jess Wilson

VALENTINE’S DAY SALSA WORKSHOP

Friday, February 14, 7:00 – 9:00pm
Suggested Ages: 16 to Adult
Instructor: Susan Young
Cost: $15

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Salsa Workshop on the historic Zeiterion Stage!
Love to dance? Learn to dance salsa from longtime instructor Sue Young. First you’ll learn steps, body movement, and timing, then you’ll enjoy practicing your new talent in the second half of the workshop. No prior dance experience or partner required!

Z Creative Classroom Valentine's Day Salsa Workshop

IMPROV CAMP

February 18 – 21, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Showcase on Saturday, February 22, 10:00am
Suggested Ages: 7-14
Instructor: Jess Wilson
Cost: $175

A basic introduction to the art of improvisation, culminating in a showcase!
Class instructor Jess Wilson is a working professional actor and director with many years of experience in the performing arts, as well as in adapting these classes to accommodate a fully inclusive experience for students of all levels of experience and abilities. Course work includes games and exercises exploring awareness, relaxation, observation, the senses, voice, and physicality. Students should dress comfortably and be prepared to move at every class, because anything can happen in improv! Students are encouraged to bring any and all questions regarding all aspects of improvisation.

Families are encouraged to attend the brief showcase on the historic Zeiterion stage on Saturday, February 22.

Z Creative Classroom Improv Camp February

SALSA WORKSHOP

Friday, March 13, 7:00 – 9:00pm
Suggested Ages: 16 to Adult
Instructor: Susan Young
Cost: $15

A Salsa Workshop on the historic Zeiterion Stage!
A salsa workshop for beginners. Start with the fundamentals – steps, body movement, timing – in the first half of the workshop, then practice your new skills in the second half. No prior dance experience or partner required!

Z Creative Classroom Salsa Workshop

The Zeiterion’s Creative Classroom offers classes in the performing arts to learners of all ages and abilities in a variety of mediums. Classes take place in the Penler Lounge which is adjacent to the theater and are led by local teachers, performers and artists. The Creative Classroom offers a safe and inviting space in which all members of the community are able to explore their curiosity and interest in the arts.

Questions? Click here to email Ashley Moore, Director of Education, or call The Z’s Box Office at (508) 994-2900.

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Attendance Policy: Because group classes have multiple attendees, make-ups are not available. Refunds are not available for sessions you are unable to attend.

Classes that fail to meet the minimum number of required participants will not run.