- The Acting Studio for Young Actors
- Adventures in Visual Arts C
- Comic, Character, Creation
- Sculpture & Art Installation for Teens
- Contemporary Movement
- Creative Writing
- Private Instruction
The Acting Studios for Young Actors
This class follows legendary Lee Strasberg’s design, beginning with Sensory work – the heart of the method – followed by monologue and character development.
Participants will learn to develop new forms of expression through movement. Using technique derived from Rudolf von Laban, students will open and expand their own movement vocabulary. Perfect for dancers and non-dancers, this class is also a wonderful way to lose yourself in the world of movement.
Comic, Character, Creation
Learn the basics of cartooning and rendering characters of a wide variety, from caricatures to comic books. Students will learn to recreate existing characters and design from their own imagination and bring a new character to life. Price includes materials.
Adventure in Visual Art – C
Students will experiment with a variety of visual arts genres – drawing, painting, mixed media and mosaics. Price includes materials.
Sculpture and Art Installation for Teens
Students will spend their weeks creating 3-D works and art installations using found and everyday objects.
The Absolutely True Story of My Life Thus Far: Creative Nonfiction
Everyone has a story to tell! Learn how to wirte about your personal experiences in a way that engages and entertains others. Express yourself and explore personal narratives with techniques from creative nonfiction.
ArtPlay is pleased to offer private instruction in a variety of instruments and artistic disciplines through partnerships with local instructors and music organizations. Lessons range from 30 – 60 minute increments depending on the age and preference of the student. Each instructor is available at varying times throughout the week. Current Teacher Roster: Emanual Ellinas, percussion Carlos Pino, guitar Patricia Billups, piano Diane McNaron, voice David Roby, acting and Susan McCain, acting. Partnership with the UAB Department of Music Through a partnership with the UAB Department of Music, ArtPlay is able to offer additional private instruction in trumpet, trombone, clarinet, flute, saxophone, euphonium, French horn, piano, guitar, and voice. Instructors in this program are UAB students extensively trained in music education and performance in the instrument they will teach. These students will be advised and guided by UAB Department of Music faculty. For instructional fees, teacher availability and more information please call ArtPlay.