Arts Extravaganza Workshops
Creative Writing - Facilitator: Carol Guerrero-Murphy
Participants in this workshop, led by well-known faculty authors, will discover new ways to make writing more vivid, alive, and meaningful through trying out some student-tested, and approved, activities.
Explore the Human Voice
Facilitator: Beth Robison
Participants in this workshop will explore how the human voice works. They will experiment with the versatility of sounds that the voice can make, including singing, for purposes of expressing oneself both individually and as a group. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to use your voice!
Explore Your Instrument
Throught Creative Improvisation
Students are invited to bring their own instrument and participate in an introduction to creative improvisation. We will begin with exploring the artistic possibilities of a single note, and expand to improvisation using the penta- tonic scale and beyond. When registering for this session, please indicate what your instrument is. No experience is required!
Acting Improvisation 101
Facilitator: Jenna Nielson
Join members of the award winning ASC Theatre program for an exciting, interactive workshop and learn basic skills of comedy improvisation. Anyone can be funny and spontaneous onstage. Come see for yourself!
Workshop sessions in art will involve studio projects in a wide range of 2-Dimensional and 3-Dimensional Arts Media. Explore familiar or new techniques... no experience is required, just a willingness to have fun!
Graphic Design - Facilitator: Roger Eriksen
Students will learn introductory basics of Photoshop, a photo-manipulation software program, using Apple Macintosh computers. No previous knowledge of computers is required. Finished work will be color printed for students to keep.
Monoprinting - Facilitator: Claire van der Plas
(Please note that Monoprinting has replaced the Hand-Made Sketchbook advertised in the brochure.)
Students will be introduced to the basics of printmaking and the press by making fun, quick and colorful monoprinting.
Painting - Facilitator: Eugene Schilling
Participants in this workshop will be exposed to painting through the creation of two large works. Four foot by eight foot boards will be used as the base for these paintings. One will recreate a master's work of art done in sections and the other will be a self-expressionistic mural. All painting supplies are included, but it is suggested that students bring a painting smock or an old shirt.
Wheel Thrown Ceramics - Facilitator: Jenny Gawronski
This is an experiential workshop, students will experience the joy of throwing on the pottery wheel. The students will learn how to wedge their clay and will practice centering and throwing a cylinder on the wheel. The clay and tools will be provided for the students, but it is suggested that the students bring an old towel or apron to wear. We will get dirty!