The Z’s Creative Classroom

When:
September 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – December 10, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
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2018-12-10T17:30:00-05:00
Where:
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
684 Purchase St
New Bedford, MA 02740
USA
Cost:
Various Prices
Contact:
Zeiterion PAC
508-994-2900

ZUKES UKULELE ORCHESTRA

WEDNESDAYS,
September 26 – November 14 

Uke for Kids: 
4:00 – 5:00pm
Beginners I:
 5:15 – 6:15pm
Beginners II: 6:30 – 7:30pm
Intermediate: 7:45 – 8:45pm
Instructor: George Anzivino
Suggested Ages: Youth and Adult
Cost: $65

Have you always wanted to play an instrument? Join the fabulous Zukes Ukulele Orchestra! Get together with an instructor and dozens of Uke enthusiasts for fun, weekly group lessons at The Z.

Students must supply their own Ukulele and music stand.

Uke for Kids: An engaging class for kids ages 7 to 12 that explores the fundamentals of the ukulele including basic chords and strums. (Students can be enrolled into a more advanced level with consent of the instructor).
Beginners Level 1:
 For early beginners. Explore Ukulele fundamentals including basic strumming patterns, 5-7 chords, elementary music theory and some introductory songs!
Beginners 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.

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AUDITION TIPS AND TRICKS

TUESDAYS, October 30 – November 20
7:00 – 8:30 pm
Instructor: Jessica Ellis-Wilson
Suggested Ages: Teens and Adults
Cost: $85

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Make your next audition a home run! Auditioning is an unavoidable part of the acting world, but it doesn’t have to be so terrifying! Learn how to better prepare and showcase your skills to directors and casting agents in this 4-session course. Spruce up your resume, select appropriate headshots and prepare a monologue that may just help you land your next role! Whether you’re interested in stage or screen, this class is ideal for anyone wanting to improve their audition technique.

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MOVE WITH ME!

TUESDAYS, October 16 – November 20 
11:00 – 11:45 am
Instructor: Melissa Costa
Suggested Ages: 2 – 5 Years
Cost: $65*
*Cost Includes 1 child and 1 caretaker

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Move and groove with your toddler! An introductory dance class that encourages children to explore creative movement while working on their coordination, listening skills, motor development, sense of rhythm and so much more. No experience necessary!

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BACKYARD DRAMATICS

MONDAYS, October 15 – December 10 (no class 11/12)
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Instructor: Elizabeth Rapoza
Suggested Ages: 6 – 10 Years
Cost: $90

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Be your own playwright! Students will use the building blocks of their imagination to create their own play. Develop interesting plots, characters and dialogue all while learning about the foundations of acting. The class will culminate in a performance of the original piece.

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BACKYARD DRAMATICS II

MONDAYS, October 15 – December 10
(No Class 11/12)
5:45 – 6:45 pm
Instructor: Elizabeth Rapoza
Suggested Ages: 11 – 15 Years
Cost: $90

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Be your own playwright! Students will use the building blocks of their imagination to create their own play. Develop interesting plots, characters and dialogue all while learning and expanding on the foundations of acting. The class will culminate in a performance of the original piece.

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WORLD DRUMMING FOR KIDS

THURSDAYS, October 11 – November 15
4:45 – 5:45 pm
Instructor: Sam Holmstock of Entrain
Suggested Ages: 7 – 12 Years
Cost: $85

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Got rhythm? We do! In this class, students will learn basic rhythm patterns, drumming technique, explore a variety of percussion instruments and broaden their awareness of world cultures. Create music as an ensemble using one of the most powerful and accessible instruments in the world! All drums will be supplied. No experience is necessary.

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EXPLORE WORLD DRUMMING

THURSDAYS, October 11 – November 15
6 – 7 pm
Instructor: Sam Holmstock of Entrain
Suggested Ages: Teen and Adult
Cost: $85

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It’s Time for More Rhythm in your Life! 

In this hands-on class, students explore traditional world drumming rhythms and play them individually as well and in the traditional ensemble setting. While learning the hand drumming technique from the drum cultures of Africa, Cuba, Brazil, Haiti and the Middle-East, students will trace the evolution of world rhythms from their tribal roots to present day musical contexts of Hip-Hop and International Pop styles. A fun opportunity for beginners to get their feet wet and for experienced players to hone their skills. Drums will be supplied. No experience necessary.

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VOCAL TECHNIQUE

SATURDAYS, October 13 – December 1
9 – 10:30 am
Instructor: Jennifer Almeida
Suggested Ages: 12 – 16 Years
Cost: $90

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Ready to take your singing to the next level? This group vocal technique class aims to enhance your skill set by extending your vocal range, improving your breath support, enriching your tone and more! All while having fun singing a wide variety of repertoire. All experience levels welcome.

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SWINGING IN STYLE

THURSDAYS, October 11 – November 15
7:15 – 8:15 pm
Instructor: Susan Young
Suggested Ages: Adult
Cost: $75

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Swing into fall with this West Coast Swing class! WCS is a smooth and modern form of swing dancing that can be danced to a variety of musical styles and genres. A great way to spend an evening with your partner or some friends! No experience or dance partner required.

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STAGE COMBAT WORKSHOP: INTRO TO SWORDPLAY

SUNDAY, November 4
1-5 pm
Instructor: Jessica Ellis-Wilson and Garrett Olson
Suggested Ages: Teen and Adult
Cost: $90

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Become a swordsman of the stage! This course is a beginner’s introduction to stage combat with an emphasis on swordplay. Students will learn basic rapier technique which draws from western fencing and eastern disciplines. Students should comfortably and be prepared to move for every class.

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