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Hopkinton Center for the Arts Educational Classes

HCA is a regional arts center located in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, that offers year-round classes and workshops for adults and children. Classes are taught by experienced artist-instructors and are tailored for beginning through advanced students in the visual and performing arts. Classes include programs in the fine arts, acting and theater, music, singing, movie-making, creative writing, and ceramics. If you are in need of financial aid, please fill out our online scholarship form. Young adults are welcome to enroll in most adult courses. 

If you wish to join a class already in session, please call us at 508-435-9222 and we'll pro-rate the cost proportional to the number of classes remaining in the session. 

 

Our online Summer Program Brochure is interactive. Please click on the session date or session name to register for a class.

Summer 2020 Program Brochure
 

 

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Sep

27

Jun

Upper Ballet School - Intermediate & Advanced

Grades: 6th-12th

Days: Monday - Saturday

Class Time: 12:00 AM

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Placement in this advanced program by Artistic Dance Director Jessica Wilson is required. Please send an email to jessica@hopartscenter.org if interested in Intermediate and/or Advanced classes.

Intermediate marks the start of pointe* classes for dancers as well as increased study of pirouettes, adagio, and allegro. Training for advanced students continues its focus on alignment and proper technique while preparing students for pre-professional and professional training options through. Both Intermediate and Advanced students are introduced to the world of classical ballet repertory as well as contemporary movement and improvisation through a weekly contemporary class. Intermediate and advanced students are also exposed to historical dance, character dance, modern, jazz, Pilates, and Alexander Technique by weekly classes, workshops, or master classes. (*Students will be placed en pointe when the faculty deems the student ready. Health and safety are a priority with a goal to help students dance injury free for a life time. Students must be training a minimum of three days each week to be placed en pointe.)

This is a 36 week commitment for the 2019-2020 academic year. The tuition cost will be determined based on the number of classes determined in consultation with the Artistic Dance Director. Flexible payment plans are available. 

Mondays: Intermediate Contemporary 5-6:30 pm / Advanced Contemporary 6:30 - 8 pm

Tuesdays:  Intermediate & Advanced Ballet Pilates 5-7 pm

Wednesdays: Advanced Ballet Variations 5-7:30 pm

Thursdays: Advanced Ballet Pointe 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm / Intermediate Ballet Pointe 6:15 - 7:45 pm

Fridays: Intermediate/Advanced Pointe 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Saturdays: Intermediate Pointe 11:30 - 1:30 / Advanced Pointe 1:30 - 3:30 pm / Rehearsals 3:30 - 5:30 pm

 

September 09 - June 27 (12:00 am-12:00 am)
6th-12th
12-17
Monday - Saturday
Jessica Wilson
General Price: $0 | Member Price: $0

04

Jan

14

Mar

Art FUN-damentals Studio 6th-12th

Grades: 6th-12th

Days: Saturday

Class Time: 01:00 PM- 03:00 PM

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This class is for students wishing to find or enhance their fundamental art skills of drawing, painting and three-dimensional art through personal responses to project lessons emphasizing the elements of art and principles of design. Instructor Marion Buricatu. Saturdays 1 pm - 3 pm. 10 casses: 1/4, 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, (NC 2/22), 2/29 3/7, 3/14 
 
January 04 - March 14 (01:00 pm-03:00 pm)
6th-12th
12-17
Saturday
Marion Buricatu
General Price: $300 | Member Price: $285

06

Jan

24

Feb

Oil & Acrylic Painting - Session 1

Grades: 9th- adult

Days: Monday

Class Time: 02:00 PM- 04:00 PM

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Do you want to learn oil or acrylic painting in an upbeat and encouraging environment? Instructor Marion Buricatu will guide you to create your choice of an oil or acrylic painting that you will be proud of. You will gain methodical painting techniques and get increasingly comfortable with them as you steadily and patiently work through your paintings. A materials list will be provided to students. The class meets Mondays - 6 classes. Come discover your inner artist!

January 06 - February 24 (02:00 pm-04:00 pm)
9th- adult
14-99
Monday
General Price: $180 | Member Price: $171

06

Jan

16

Mar

Fine Art Academy - Monday

Grades: 4th-8th

Days: Monday

Class Time: 02:45 PM- 04:45 PM

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Students will get to experiment with multiple forms of art making, drawing, painting, sculpture, collaborative projects, and pen and ink. Emphasis on creative problem solving, and the joy of discovery. Mondays - 9 classes
January 06 - March 16 (02:45 pm-04:45 pm)
4th-8th
9-13
Monday
Sarah Alexander
General Price: $270 | Member Price: $256.5

06

Jan

16

Mar

Actor's Studio for Beginners

Grades: 4th-8th

Days: Monday

Class Time: 02:45 PM- 04:15 PM

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This acting class is great for the beginner performer (with less than two years acting class experience) Students will study the techniques of theatre while building foundational acting skills and theatre vocabulary. Students will explore theatre through games, monologues, scene work, character building, and improvisation. The final day of class will feature a showcase. 9 classes. Instructor: Maureen Regan. For grades 4th – 8th
January 06 - March 16 (02:45 pm-04:15 pm)
4th-8th
9-13
Monday
Maureen Regan
General Price: $200 | Member Price: $190

06

Jan

16

Mar

Beginner Teen Ballet (Mondays)

Grades: 6th-12th

Days: Monday

Class Time: 04:00 PM- 05:00 PM

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Teen Ballet is designed for the student who is a beginner to dance and/or has been away from dance for a few years. The focus of this class will be to correct posture, increase flexibility, gain strength and learn the vocabulary of ballet. This environment allows students to gain confidence and build self-esteem. 9 classes. Ages 12-17
January 06 - March 16 (04:00 pm-05:00 pm)
6th-12th
11-17
Monday
Theresa Kniaz
General Price: $135 | Member Price: $128.25

06

Jan

27

Jan

Voice & Movement for Performers & Public Speakers

Grades: 9th- adult

Days: Monday

Class Time: 07:00 PM- 08:30 PM

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The first step in effective communication is becoming aware of and releasing habitual tensions in the voice and body. Designed for actors, performers and public speakers, this class will introduce the tools for developing a free and open speaking voice. Starting with breath, alignment and movement exercises, we will move into language using Shakespeare’s verse. Whether you are interested in learning how to create a more embodied character onstage or feel more at ease speaking in front of an audience, this course will explore relaxation, presence and inspiration from the inside out. Please bring a notebook or journal and come prepared to move with loose comfortable clothing. For teens and adults

 

Four sessions - Mondays 7-8:30 pm

 

Instructor: Karin Trachtenberg

 

Karin Trachtenberg has over 30 years of experience in the theater as an actor, director, teacher, producer and arts administrator. She holds a masters degree in Expressive Arts Therapy from Lesley University and attended drama school in London. Karin has taught theater and arts education at Clark University, Lesley University’s Creative Arts in Education Program, Pine Manor College and The Schauspiel Gemainschaft in Zurich Switzerland. She has performed at various theater venues throughout the Boston area including Zeitgeist Stage, Roxbury Rep, Newton Nomadic, Newton Theater Company, 4th Wall Stage, Stageloft Rep, Fort Point Theater Channel, Marblehead Little Theatre and Open Theatre Project. She is currently enrolled in the Master Teacher certification program with legendary voice and Shakespeare coach Patsy Rodenburg.

 

 

January 06 - January 27 (07:00 pm-08:30 pm)
9th- adult
13-99
Monday
General Price: $90 | Member Price: $85.5

07

Jan

17

Mar

Pen & Ink

Grades: 4th-8th

Days: Tuesday

Class Time: 03:00 PM- 05:00 PM

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Drawing with pen and ink is a commitment. The line you put down with an ink pen cannot be erased. But, drawing with pen and ink gives confidence in drawing like no other medium can. In this course students will learn and execute fundamental pen and ink drawing techniques while embracing their own personal styles. Instructor: Sarah Alexander. 10 classes
January 07 - March 17 (03:00 pm-05:00 pm)
4th-8th
9-13
Tuesday
Sarah Alexander
General Price: $300 | Member Price: $285

07

Jan

17

Mar

Actor's Studio - Teens

Grades: 9th-12th

Days: Tuesday

Class Time: 05:30 PM- 07:00 PM

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Designed for beginner and intermediate teen (high school) actors, this practical studio class will explore the craft of acting in an ensemble atmosphere. We will use theater games, acting exercises, and scene work (scripted and unscripted) to develop essential skills, techniques, and vocabulary. Students will gain insight and experience in developing a character and delivering a compelling performance in a range of styles. Participants will work toward a showcase for the final class; however, the emphasis will be on learning and the development of skills.

This class is for the serious student. Students will audition during the first class for placement purposes. There will be work required outside of class.

Instructor: Jere Shea is a Tony-nominated actor and performer who was most recently seen in the Ben Affleck and Matt Damon-produced Showtime television series "City on a Hill”. For a list of Jere's credits, visit imdb.me/jereshea.

January 07 - March 17 (05:30 pm-07:00 pm)
9th-12th
14-17
Tuesday
General Price: $225 | Member Price: $213.75

08

Jan

18

Mar

Sewing for Beginners

Grades: 4th-8th

Days: Wednesday

Class Time: 03:00 PM- 04:30 PM

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Students will learn basic sewing skills including how to use a sewing machine and patterns. Projects may include a drawstring bag, canvas and ribbon key chains, pajama shorts, and a zipper pouch. Sewing machines and materials for all projects are included in tuition cost. 10 classes with Instructor Heather Heverling.
January 08 - March 18 (03:00 pm-04:30 pm)
4th-8th
9-13
Wednesday
Heather Heverling
General Price: $250 | Member Price: $237.5

09

Jan

19

Mar

Fine Art Academy - Thursday

Grades: 4th-8th

Days: Thursday

Class Time: 03:00 PM- 05:00 PM

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Students will get to experiment with multiple forms of art making, drawing, painting, sculpture, collaborative projects, and pen and ink. Emphasis on creative problem solving, and the joy of discovery. Thursday - 10 classes
January 09 - March 19 (03:00 pm-05:00 pm)
4th-8th
9-13
Thursday
Sarah Alexander
General Price: $300 | Member Price: $285

10

Jan

20

Mar

Friday French Art Club - Winter

Grades: 4th-8th

Days: Friday

Class Time: 02:45 PM- 04:45 PM

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Each week French artist Marion Buricatu will guide the class to complete French-inspired art projects. Working with different mediums, students will explore French culture, learn some new french words, enjoy some french cuisine. In this enriching environment, students will develop their artistic creativity and personal style. Hopkins Students will be walked over by HCA volunteer. On early release days, the times of the class will be adjusted accordingly. 10 classes.
January 10 - March 20 (02:45 pm-04:45 pm)
4th-8th
9-13
Friday
Marion Buricatu
General Price: $300 | Member Price: $285

10

Jan

20

Mar

Beginner Teen Ballet (Fridays)

Grades: 6th-12th

Days: Friday

Class Time: 05:00 PM- 06:00 PM

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Teen Ballet is designed for the student who is a beginner to dance and/or has been away from dance for a few years. The focus of this class will be to correct posture, increase flexibility, gain strength and learn the vocabulary of ballet. This environment allows students to gain confidence and build self-esteem. 10 classes. Ages 12-17
January 10 - March 20 (05:00 pm-06:00 pm)
6th-12th
11-17
Friday
Theresa Kniaz
General Price: $150 | Member Price: $142.5

10

Jan

20

Mar

Beginner Teen Contemporary

Grades: 6th-12th

Days: Friday

Class Time: 06:00 PM- 07:00 PM

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Unwind and have fun as you build strength and flexibility through the fluid movement of contemporary dance. Students learn the basics of lateral bends, contractions and expansions, swings, and more. All students are welcome as adaptions are easily made to fit individual levels. 10 classes. Ages 12-17. Instructor Theresa Kniaz
January 10 - March 20 (06:00 pm-07:00 pm)
6th-12th
11-17
Friday
Theresa Kniaz
General Price: $150 | Member Price: $142.5

11

Jan

15

Feb

Watercolor Painting Basics 1 - Saturday

Grades: 6th- adult

Days: Saturday

Class Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

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New and continuing students welcome. Each class we will review various topics including the choice of materials, composition and drawing, value studies, basic washes, masking and common watercolor techniques such as dry brush. While all painting styles are discussed and encouraged, the instructor specializes in tightly rendered, realistic work. Enrolled students will be sent a supply list. Instructor Sarah Alexander. 6 classes

January 11 - February 15 (10:00 am-12:00 pm)
6th- adult
11-99
Saturday
General Price: $180 | Member Price: $171

11

Jan

14

Mar

Wheel Throwing - Sat AM

Grades: 5th-12th

Days: Saturday

Class Time: 09:30 PM- 12:30 PM

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This class is perfect for beginners who want to learn to use a pottery wheel. Continuing students refine their wheelthrowing skills and expand their knowledge of decorating techniques. Tuition includes 25 lbs. of clay, glazes, and firing. All final projects will be ready to be picked up several weeks after the class ends. Instructor: Hana Reilly. Saturdays - 10 classes.

January 11 - March 14 (09:30 pm-12:30 pm)
5th-12th
10-17
Saturday
General Price: $450 | Member Price: $427.5

14

Jan

10

Mar

Wheel Throwing - Tue afternoon

Grades: 5th-12th

Days: Tuesday

Class Time: 04:00 PM- 06:00 PM

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This class is perfect for beginners who want to learn to use a pottery wheel. Continuing students refine their wheelthrowing skills and expand their knowledge of decorating techniques. Tuition includes 25 lbs. of clay, glazes, and firing. Final projects will be ready several weeks after the class. Instructor Hana Reilly. Tuesdays - 10 classes.

January 14 - March 10 (04:00 pm-06:00 pm)
5th-12th
10-17
Tuesday
General Price: $240 | Member Price: $228

16

Jan

12

Mar

Handbuilding / Wheel Throwing -Thu afternoon

Grades: 6th-12th

Days: Thursday

Class Time: 04:30 PM- 06:30 PM

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Learn to use a pottery wheel as well as create pottery and small sculptures using handbuilding techniques. Beginners will learn to form clay on the wheel and apply surface decoration. Continuing students welcome. Class includes demonstrations and personal instruction. Tuition includes clay, glazes, and firing. Thursdays - 8 classes. Instructor Cheska Kommisar
January 16 - March 12 (04:30 pm-06:30 pm)
6th-12th
11-17
Thursday
Cheska Komissar
General Price: $240 | Member Price: $228

26

Jan

05

Apr

Youth Group Orchestra

Grades: 4th-9th

Days: Sunday

Class Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM

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Does your child play a string instrument? Would they like an opportunity to meet other musicians and further develop their skills? Our youth orchestra will hone their skills, increase their confidence and provide performance opportunities for young musicians. (Violin, Cello, Viola, Bass). Instructor Rebecca Knapp. 10 classes
January 26 - April 05 (11:00 am-12:00 pm)
4th-9th
9-15
Sunday
Rebecca Knapp
General Price: $150 | Member Price: $142.5

08

Feb

Art Fundamentals Open Studio Workshop 1

Grades: 9th- adult

Days: Saturday

Class Time: 01:00 PM- 03:00 PM

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Under the guidance of instructor Marion Buricatu, these one day Saturday workshops are for students wishing to find and enhance their fundamental art skills in drawing and painting. Students may bring a project of their choosing at any stage of the process, and Marion will customize her instruction and offer lessons on elements of art and technique. Students should bring their own supplies. Spots are limited to 5 people to allow for individual attention. 

Individual workshops are available on  2/22, 2/29, 3/7, 3/14 & 3/21

February 08 - February 08 (01:00 pm-03:00 pm)
9th- adult
14-80
Saturday
Marion Buricatu
General Price: $35 | Member Price: $33.25

18

Feb

19

Feb

Winter Landscapes - February Vacation Workshop

Grades: 6th-12th

Days: Tuesday - Wednesday

Class Time: 02:30 PM- 04:30 PM

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Over the course of two days (2 hours each) students will utilize acrylic paints and work on two landscapes: one realistic version and one abstract version. Chill out and create some art! No experience required.

For 6th - 12th graders. Instructor: Celeste Falcone

 

February 18 - February 19 (02:30 pm-04:30 pm)
6th-12th
11-17
Tuesday - Wednesday
Celeste Falcone
General Price: $70 | Member Price: $66.5

22

Feb

Art Fundamentals Open Studio Workshop 2

Grades: 9th- adult

Days: Saturday

Class Time: 01:00 PM- 03:00 PM

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Under the guidance of instructor Marion Buricatu, these one day Saturday workshops are for students wishing to find and enhance their fundamental art skills in drawing and painting. Students may bring a project of their choosing at any stage of the process, and Marion will customize her instruction and offer lessons on elements of art and technique. Students should bring their own supplies. Spots are limited to 5 people to allow for individual attention. 

Individual workshops are available on 2/29, 3/7, 3/14 & 3/21.

February 22 - February 22 (01:00 pm-03:00 pm)
9th- adult
14-80
Saturday
Marion Buricatu
General Price: $35 | Member Price: $33.25

29

Feb

04

Apr

Watercolor Painting Basics 2 - Saturday

Grades: 6th- adult

Days: Saturday

Class Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

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New and continuing students welcome. Each class we will review various topics including the choice of materials, composition and drawing, value studies, basic washes, masking and common watercolor techniques such as dry brush. While all painting styles are discussed and encouraged, the instructor specializes in tightly rendered, realistic work. Enrolled students will be sent a supply list. Instructor Richard Denzer. 6 classes

February 29 - April 04 (10:00 am-12:00 pm)
6th- adult
11-99
Saturday
General Price: $180 | Member Price: $171

29

Feb

Art Fundamentals Open Studio Workshop 3

Grades: 9th- adult

Days: Saturday

Class Time: 01:00 PM- 03:00 PM

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Under the guidance of instructor Marion Buricatu, these one day Saturday workshops are for students wishing to find and enhance their fundamental art skills in drawing and painting. Students may bring a project of their choosing at any stage of the process, and Marion will customize her instruction and offer lessons on elements of art and technique. Students should bring their own supplies. Spots are limited to 5 people to allow for individual attention. 

Individual workshops are available on  3/7, 3/14 & 3/21

February 29 - February 29 (01:00 pm-03:00 pm)
9th- adult
14-99
Saturday
Marion Buricatu
General Price: $35 | Member Price: $33.25

02

Mar

06

Apr

Oil & Acylic Painting - Session 2

Grades: 9th- adult

Days: Monday

Class Time: 02:00 PM- 04:00 PM

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Do you want to learn oil or acrylic painting in an upbeat and encouraging environment? Instructor Marion Buricatu will guide you to create your choice of an oil or acrylic painting that you will be proud of. You will gain methodical painting techniques and get increasingly comfortable with them as you steadily and patiently work through your paintings. A materials list will be provided to students. The class meets Mondays - 6 classes. Come discover your inner artist!

March 02 - April 06 (02:00 pm-04:00 pm)
9th- adult
14-99
Monday
General Price: $180 | Member Price: $171

02

Mar

06

Apr

Watercolor Painting Basics 2 - Monday

Grades: 6th- adult

Days: Monday

Class Time: 07:00 PM- 09:00 PM

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New and continuing students welcome. Each class we will review various topics including the choice of materials, composition and drawing, value studies, basic washes, masking and common watercolor techniques such as dry brush. While all painting styles are discussed and encouraged, the instructor specializes in tightly rendered, realistic work. Enrolled students will be sent a supply list. Instructor Sarah Alexander. 6 classes
March 02 - April 06 (07:00 pm-09:00 pm)
6th- adult
11-99
Monday
Richard Denzer
General Price: $180 | Member Price: $171

03

Mar

07

Apr

Art Enrichment Series - 2

Grades: 9th- adult

Days: Tuesday

Class Time: 06:30 PM- 08:00 PM

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You want to take an art class, but you don't know which one? Watercolor? Oil? Pastel? Drawing 101? The HCA Art Enrichment series will give you a taste of a different art medium each week over the 6 class series. All materials will be provided. A rotation of art instructors will walk you through a relaxing and informative exploration of a different styles of art and drawing. A chance for you to spark your own creativity and find your passion for art. This course is intended for beginners or those who've been away from art instruction for a long while.
March 03 - April 07 (06:30 pm-08:00 pm)
9th- adult
14-99
Tuesday
Sarah Alexander
General Price: $135 | Member Price: $128.25

07

Mar

Art Fundamentals Open Studio Workshop 4

Grades: 9th- adult

Days: Saturday

Class Time: 01:00 PM- 03:00 PM

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Under the guidance of instructor Marion Buricatu, these one day Saturday workshops are for students wishing to find and enhance their fundamental art skills in drawing and painting. Students may bring a project of their choosing at any stage of the process, and Marion will customize her instruction and offer lessons on elements of art and technique. Students should bring their own supplies. Spots are limited to 5 people to allow for individual attention. 

Individual workshops are available on 3/14 & 3/21

March 07 - March 07 (01:00 pm-03:00 pm)
9th- adult
14-80
Saturday
Marion Buricatu
General Price: $35 | Member Price: $33.25

14

Mar

Art Fundamentals Open Studio Workshop 5

Grades: 9th- adult

Days: Saturday

Class Time: 01:00 PM- 03:00 PM

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Under the guidance of instructor Marion Buricatu, these one day Saturday workshops are for students wishing to find and enhance their fundamental art skills in drawing and painting. Students may bring a project of their choosing at any stage of the process, and Marion will customize her instruction and offer lessons on elements of art and technique. Students should bring their own supplies. Spots are limited to 5 people to allow for individual attention. 

Individual workshops are available on 3/21 .

March 14 - March 14 (01:00 pm-03:00 pm)
9th- adult
14-80
Saturday
Marion Buricatu
General Price: $35 | Member Price: $33.25

21

Mar

Art Fundamentals Open Studio Workshop 6

Grades: 9th- adult

Days: Saturday

Class Time: 01:00 PM- 03:00 PM

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Under the guidance of instructor Marion Buricatu, these one day Saturday workshops are for students wishing to find and enhance their fundamental art skills in drawing and painting. Students may bring a project of their choosing at any stage of the process, and Marion will customize her instruction and offer lessons on elements of art and technique. Students should bring their own supplies. Spots are limited to 5 people to allow for individual attention. 

 

March 21 - March 21 (01:00 pm-03:00 pm)
9th- adult
14-80
Saturday
Marion Buricatu
General Price: $35 | Member Price: $33.25

21

Mar

06

Jun

Wheel Throwing - Sat AM

Grades: 5th-12th

Days: Saturday

Class Time: 09:30 PM- 12:30 PM

+ More Info

This class is perfect for beginners who want to learn to use a pottery wheel. Continuing students refine their wheelthrowing skills and expand their knowledge of decorating techniques. Tuition includes 25 lbs. of clay, glazes, and firing. All final projects will be ready to be picked up several weeks after the class ends. Instructor: Hana Reilly. Saturdays - 10 classes.
March 21 - June 06 (09:30 pm-12:30 pm)
5th-12th
10-17
Saturday
Hana Reilly
General Price: $450 | Member Price: $427.5

22

Mar

07

Jun

Youth Group Orchestra

Grades: 4th-9th

Days: Sunday

Class Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM

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Does your child play a string instrument? Would they like an opportunity to meet other musicians and further develop their skills? Our youth orchestra will hone their skills, increase their confidence and provide performance opportunities for young musicians. (Violin, Cello, Viola, Bass). Instructor Rebecca Knapp. 10 classes
March 22 - June 07 (11:00 am-12:00 pm)
4th-9th
9-15
Sunday
Rebecca Knapp
General Price: $150 | Member Price: $142.5

23

Mar

08

Jun

Actor's Studio for Beginners

Grades: 4th-8th

Days: Monday

Class Time: 02:45 PM- 04:15 PM

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This acting class is great for the beginner performer (with less than two years acting class experience) Students will study the techniques of theatre while building foundational acting skills and theatre vocabulary. Students will explore theatre through games, monologues, scene work, character building, and improvisation. The final day of class will feature a showcase. 9 classes. Instructor: Maureen Regan. For grades 4th – 8th
March 23 - June 08 (02:45 pm-04:15 pm)
4th-8th
9-13
Monday
Maureen Regan
General Price: $200 | Member Price: $190

23

Mar

08

Jun

Fine Art Academy - Monday

Grades: 4th-8th

Days: Monday

Class Time: 02:45 PM- 04:45 PM

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Students will get to experiment with multiple forms of art making, drawing, painting, sculpture, collaborative projects, and pen and ink. Emphasis on creative problem solving, and the joy of discovery. Mondays - 9 classes
March 23 - June 08 (02:45 pm-04:45 pm)
4th-8th
9-13
Monday
Sarah Alexander
General Price: $270 | Member Price: $256.5

23

Mar

08

Jun

Beginner Teen Ballet (Mondays)

Grades: 6th-12th

Days: Monday

Class Time: 04:00 PM- 05:00 PM

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Teen Ballet is designed for the student who is a beginner to dance and/or has been away from dance for a few years. The focus of this class will be to correct posture, increase flexibility, gain strength and learn the vocabulary of ballet. This environment allows students to gain confidence and build self-esteem. 9 classes. Ages 12-17
March 23 - June 08 (04:00 pm-05:00 pm)
6th-12th
11-17
Monday
Theresa Kniaz
General Price: $135 | Member Price: $128.25

23

Mar

08

Jun

Actor's Studio - Intermediate

Grades: 5th-9th

Days: Monday

Class Time: 04:30 PM- 06:00 PM

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This invite/audition-only studio acting class is for intermediate and advanced students looking to build skills and challenge themselves. Students will study and expand on previous techniques, improving their artistry. This is a fast-paced class that will benefit even a seasoned performer. For grades 4th – 8th. 9 classes Instructor Maureen Regan
March 23 - June 08 (04:30 pm-06:00 pm)
5th-9th
10-14
Monday
Maureen Regan
General Price: $200 | Member Price: $190

23

Mar

08

Jun

Comedy Improv for Adults/Teens

Grades: 9th- adult

Days: Monday

Class Time: 07:00 PM- 08:30 PM

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Whether you are experienced or completely new to improv, this class will cover it all! Experience the power of play and the fun of improvisational comedy in a fun and safe environment. Instructor: Barbara Kessler. 6 classes. Must have 6 students registered in order to run the program.
March 23 - June 08 (07:00 pm-08:30 pm)
9th- adult
14-99
Monday
Barbara Kessler
General Price: $135 | Member Price: $128.25

24

Mar

02

Jun

Pen & Ink

Grades: 4th-8th

Days: Tuesday

Class Time: 03:00 PM- 05:00 PM

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Drawing with pen and ink is a commitment. The line you put down with an ink pen cannot be erased. But, drawing with pen and ink gives confidence in drawing like no other medium can. In this course students will learn and execute fundamental pen and ink drawing techniques while embracing their own personal styles. Instructor: Sarah Alexander. 10 classes
March 24 - June 02 (03:00 pm-05:00 pm)
4th-8th
9-13
Tuesday
Sarah Alexander
General Price: $300 | Member Price: $285

24

Mar

02

Jun

Sewing - Intermediate/Advanced

Grades: 4th-8th

Days: Tuesday

Class Time: 03:00 PM- 04:30 PM

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Students must have completed "Sewing for Beginners" or applicable sewing course. The first class will be some review and then a potholder project with materials provided by the instructor. Students will then choose from an assortment of patterns to decide on their next project. Students can either purchase fabric and notions on their own, or they may purchase supplies from the instructor Heather Heverling. 10 classes
March 24 - June 02 (03:00 pm-04:30 pm)
4th-8th
9-13
Tuesday
Heather Heverling
General Price: $250 | Member Price: $237.5

24

Mar

02

Jun

Wheel Throwing - Tue afternoon

Grades: 5th-12th

Days: Tuesday

Class Time: 04:00 PM- 06:00 PM

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This class is perfect for beginners who want to learn to use a pottery wheel. Continuing students refine their wheelthrowing skills and expand their knowledge of decorating techniques. Tuition includes 25 lbs. of clay, glazes, and firing. Final projects will be ready several weeks after the class. Instructor Hana Reilly. Tuesdays - 10 classes.
March 24 - June 02 (04:00 pm-06:00 pm)
5th-12th
10-17
Tuesday
Hana Reilly
General Price: $300 | Member Price: $285

25

Mar

03

Jun

Sewing for Beginners

Grades: 4th-8th

Days: Wednesday

Class Time: 03:00 PM- 04:30 PM

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Students will learn basic sewing skills including how to use a sewing machine and patterns. Projects may include a drawstring bag, canvas and ribbon key chains, pajama shorts, and a zipper pouch. Sewing machines and materials for all projects are included in tuition cost. 10 classes with Instructor Heather Heverling.
March 25 - June 03 (03:00 pm-04:30 pm)
4th-8th
9-13
Wednesday
Heather Heverling
General Price: $250 | Member Price: $237.5

26

Mar

04

Jun

Fine Art Academy - Thursday

Grades: 4th-8th

Days: Thursday

Class Time: 03:00 PM- 05:00 PM

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Students will get to experiment with multiple forms of art making, drawing, painting, sculpture, collaborative projects, and pen and ink. Emphasis on creative problem solving, and the joy of discovery. Thursday - 10 classes
March 26 - June 04 (03:00 pm-05:00 pm)
4th-8th
9-13
Thursday
Sarah Alexander
General Price: $300 | Member Price: $285

27

Mar

05

Jun

Friday French Art Club - Spring

Grades: 4th-8th

Days: Friday

Class Time: 02:45 PM- 04:45 PM

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Each week French artist Marion Buricatu will guide the class to complete French-inspired art projects. Working with different mediums, students will explore French culture, learn some new french words, enjoy some french cuisine. In this enriching environment, students will develop their artistic creativity and personal style. Hopkins Students will be walked over by HCA volunteer. On early release days, the times of the class will be adjusted accordingly. 10 classes.
March 27 - June 05 (02:45 pm-04:45 pm)
4th-8th
9-13
Friday
Marion Buricatu
General Price: $300 | Member Price: $285

27

Mar

05

Jun

Beginner Teen Ballet (Fridays)

Grades: 6th-12th

Days: Friday

Class Time: 05:00 PM- 06:00 PM

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Teen Ballet is designed for the student who is a beginner to dance and/or has been away from dance for a few years. The focus of this class will be to correct posture, increase flexibility, gain strength and learn the vocabulary of ballet. This environment allows students to gain confidence and build self-esteem. 10 classes. Ages 12-17
March 27 - June 05 (05:00 pm-06:00 pm)
6th-12th
11-17
Friday
Theresa Kniaz
General Price: $150 | Member Price: $142.5

27

Mar

05

Jun

Beginner Teen Contemporary

Grades: 6th-12th

Days: Friday

Class Time: 06:00 PM- 07:00 PM

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Unwind and have fun as you build strength and flexibility through the fluid movement of contemporary dance. Students learn the basics of lateral bends, contractions and expansions, swings, and more. All students are welcome as adaptions are easily made to fit individual levels. 10 classes. Ages 12-17. Instructor Theresa Kniaz
March 27 - June 05 (06:00 pm-07:00 pm)
6th-12th
11-17
Friday
Theresa Kniaz
General Price: $150 | Member Price: $142.5

28

Mar

13

Jun

Art FUN-damentals (6th-12th)

Grades: 6th-12th

Days: Saturday

Class Time: 01:00 PM- 03:00 PM

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This class is for students wishing to find or enhance their fundamental art skills of drawing, painting and three-dimensional art through personal responses to project lessons emphasizing the elements of art and principles of design. Instructor Marion Buricatu. Saturdays 1 pm - 3 pm. 10 casses:

March 28 - June 13 (01:00 pm-03:00 pm)
6th-12th
12-17
Saturday
General Price: $300 | Member Price: $285

30

Mar

18

May

Oil & Acrylic Painting - Spring

Grades: 9th- adult

Days: Monday

Class Time: 02:00 PM- 04:00 PM

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Do you want to learn oil painting in an upbeat and encouraging environment? Instructor Marion Buricatu will guide you to create an oil painting that you will be proud of. You will gain methodical painting techniques and get increasingly comfortable with them as you steadily and patiently work through your paintings. A materials list will be provided to students. The class meets Mondays - 6 classes. Come discover your inner artist!
March 30 - May 18 (02:00 pm-04:00 pm)
9th- adult
14-99
Monday
Marion Buricatu
General Price: $180 | Member Price: $171

02

Apr

11

Jun

Handbuilding / Wheel Throwing -Thu afternoon

Grades: 6th-12th

Days: Thursday

Class Time: 04:30 PM- 06:30 PM

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Learn to use a pottery wheel as well as create pottery and small sculptures using handbuilding techniques. Beginners will learn to form clay on the wheel and apply surface decoration. Continuing students welcome. Class includes demonstrations and personal instruction. Tuition includes clay, glazes, and firing. Thursdays - 10 classes. Instructor Cheska Kommisar
April 02 - June 11 (04:30 pm-06:30 pm)
6th-12th
11-17
Thursday
Cheska Komissar
General Price: $300 | Member Price: $285

18

Apr

06

Jun

Watercolor Painting Basics - Saturday

Grades: 6th- adult

Days: Saturday

Class Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

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New and continuing students welcome. Each class we will review various topics including the choice of materials, composition and drawing, value studies, basic washes, masking and common watercolor techniques such as dry brush. While all painting styles are discussed and encouraged, the instructor specializes in tightly rendered, realistic work. Enrolled students will be sent a supply list. Instructor Richard Denzer. 6 classes
April 18 - June 06 (10:00 am-12:00 pm)
6th- adult
11-99
Saturday
Richard Denzer
General Price: $180 | Member Price: $171

27

Apr

08

Jun

Watercolor Painting Basics - Monday

Grades: 6th- adult

Days: Monday

Class Time: 07:00 PM- 09:00 PM

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New and continuing students welcome. Each class we will review various topics including the choice of materials, composition and drawing, value studies, basic washes, masking and common watercolor techniques such as dry brush. While all painting styles are discussed and encouraged, the instructor specializes in tightly rendered, realistic work. Enrolled students will be sent a supply list. Instructor Richard Denzer. 6 classes
April 27 - June 08 (07:00 pm-09:00 pm)
6th- adult
11-99
Monday
Richard Denzer
General Price: $180 | Member Price: $171

28

Apr

02

Jun

Art Enrichment Series - Spring

Grades: 9th- adult

Days: Tuesday

Class Time: 06:30 PM- 08:00 PM

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You want to take an art class, but you don't know which one? Watercolor? Oil? Pastel? Drawing 101? The HCA Art Enrichment series will give you a taste of a different art medium each week over the 6 class series. All materials will be provided. A rotation of art instructors will walk you through a relaxing and informative exploration of a different styles of art and drawing. A chance for you to spark your own creativity and find your passion for art. This course is intended for beginners or those who've been away from art instruction for a long while.
April 28 - June 02 (06:30 pm-08:00 pm)
9th- adult
14-99
Tuesday
Sarah Alexander
General Price: $135 | Member Price: $128.25

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