FUN, AFFORDABLE SEATTLE CLASSES

  • 10/29 UPDATE: Rekindle School is an independent educational program,  established in 2002. We offer fun, affordable classes in a variety of topics. 
  • Our IN-PERSON classes meet on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. They’re on a break due to the pandemic. We are hoping to resume on-campus classes in January 2021. 
  • In the meantime, check out our ONLINE CLASSES below –– or CLICK HERE. Some NEW classes have been added recently.

FALL QUARTER 2020 CLASSES


CLASSES FOR ADULTS

  • LISTED BY START DATE
  • OVER A DOZEN CLASSES STARTING SOON

LET’S MAKE A MOVIE

  • Starts Sun. 11/1
  • In this class we’ll create a short movie.
  • Students can act in it or help out behind the scenes.
  • We’ll start with two Zoom meetings, then the instructor will meet with students in very small groups with social distancing, to film their scenes.

SELF-TAPING FOR ACTORS

  • Starts Tues. 11/3
  • In this online acting class, you’ll learn how to set up a self-taping studios at home using phone and practical lights.

FIGURE DRAWING

  • Starts Tues. 11/3
  • In this figure drawing class, you’ll learn how to draw realistic human figures using an easy step-by-step method, even if you’ve never drawn before.

ACTING IN COMMERCIALS

  • Starts Wed. 11/4
  • In this class students will learn to perform contemporary scripted, dialogue-free, improvised, and still photography commercials.

SCREENWRITING 101

  • Starts Thursday 11/5
  • Learn how to write short screenplays and format them. Plus tips for pitching your screenplay and getting it produced.

VOICE OVER 102

  • Starts Sat. 11/7
  • For students who have taken Rekindle’s Voice Over 101 class and would like to continue learning.

VOICE OVER 104

  • Starts Sat. 11/7
  • For students who have taken Rekindle’s Voice Over 101, 102 and 103 classes and would like to continue learning.

ACTING 104 – EXPANDING EMOTIONAL RANGE

  • Starts Sun. 11/8 –
  • Our focus in this four week class will be on expanding each student’s emotional range.

VOICE OVER CAREERS (WEBINAR) 

  • Meets Sunday Nov. 8
  • Learn about the types of Voice Over acting, and the training, equipment, and marketing materials expected of a professional voice talent

SCREENWRITING INTENSIVE

  • Starts Monday 11/9
  • In each 4 week class you’ll write 30 pages of a full length screenplay.
  • If you take the class repeatedly and do the exercises, you can finish an entire 120 page screenplay in just four months

VOICE OVER HOME STUDIO BASICS

  • A Rekindle Webinar! Meets Sunday Nov. 15.
  • You’ll learn exactly how to set up your home recording studio, step by step

DRAWING FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS

  • Starts Tues. 11/17
  • Anyone can learn how to draw – this means you!
  • In this class you’ll learn how to draw, step by step

SELF-MARKETING FOR VOICE OVER ACTORS

  • A Rekindle Webinar! Meets Sunday Nov. 22
  • An interactive class to answer all of your VO Marketing questions!

ACTING 101

  • Starts Sun. 11/22
  • In this enjoyable introductory acting class, you’ll learn how to create characters, memorize dialogue, and perform scenes in front of the class.

CARTOONING 101

  • Starts Sat. 11/28 
  • Learn how to draw your own cartoon characters and finish them in ink.

VOICE OVER 101

  • Starts Saturday 12/5 –
  • In this helpful introductory class, you’ll learn about the real world of voice acting, including how to have the best odds of making it in the business.

VOICE OVER 103

  • Starts Saturday 12/5
  • For students who’ve taken Rekindle’s VO 101 and 102 classes.

ACTING 105 (ACTING FOR THE CAMERA)

  • Starts Sun. 12/6
  • In this course students will focus on improving their camera-acting skills 

 



NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • People often email to ask if we have any in-person classes during the shutdown. Most of our classes during this period are online, but “LET’S MAKE A MOVIE” is in-person. We do it by filming in very small groups (2-3 actors at most) with social distancing, asking the students to wear masks when not filming, and filming outdoors. So if you’ve been waiting for an in-person class, check it out.
  • Meredith Binder’s “Acting in Commercials” and “Self-Taping for Actors” classes will be back soon! Watch for an announcement.
  • Sean Daeley, who teaches our VOICE OVER ACTING CLASSES, has added a new series of VOICE OVER ACTING WEBINARS! Learn about voice over careers, how to set up a home studio, and how to market yourself! More info
  • The dates for Peter Greyy’s “Comedy Writing Workshop” will be listed soon!
  • We’ll also be bringing back several painting and collage classes soon. We’ve found they work great as online courses.
  • Rekindle’s ONLINE CLASSES and WEBINARS can be taken from anywhere in the world. They all include “real time” contact with a live instructor. If the course title is a live link you can sign up at any time. 
  • Note: “LET’S MAKE A MOVIE” is both an online and in-person class. (Group meetings are online; meetings with just one or two actors for filming are in person with masks and social distancing)
  • Questions? Email us at Rekindleschool@gmail.com



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REKINDLE YOUR CREATIVITY

Rekindle School was established in 2002. We offer fun, affordable classes in drawing, painting, acting, filmmaking and other subjects. Most of our classes meet on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. Others meet in community centers.

REMEMBERING RICK MAY

We are saddened to announce that long-time Rekindle School instructor Rick May has passed away.  Rick taught Voice Over Acting Classes through Rekindle School from 2010-2020. In addition to his appearance in major motion pictures, TV shows and commercials, Rick was featured in many popular video games. 

In “Star Fox 64” he was the voice of Peppy Hare and Andross, in “Age of Empires II” he was the narrator and voice of Genghis Khan, and was The Soldier in the ongoing game series “Team Fortress II.

 

 

 

BUY A GIFT CARD FOR A FUTURE CLASS

See a class you like? Buying a GIFT CARD (or gift certificate) is a way or signing up and reserving your place. You can then redeem it and join a class when in-person classes start again. If you don’t find a section that works, you can choose between a refund or finding a different class.


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