SEATTLE CLASSES

JULY – SEPTEMBER 2021

  • The list below is always changing.
  • More classes will be added as they are scheduled
  • If the title is a LIVE LINK, the class is open for enrollment
  • See classes listed ALPHABETICALLY
  • All of our classes are for adults 17 + (except for the Creative Drama for Ages 7-10 class)

Starts Sat. July 3: VOICE OVER 104:  For students who have taken Rekindle’s Voice Over 101, 102 and 103 classes and would like to continue learning.

Starts Sat. July 10: LET’S MAKE A MOVIE:  In this class we’ll create a short movie. Students can act in it or help out behind the scenes. Some classes will meet online in Zoom, but the filming is done in person (in very small groups, outdoors when possible, with social distancing) Learn more – sign up now

Starts Wed. August 5: ACTING INTENSIVE 1 – FOUR SHORT SCENES.  A fun and challenging four-week in-person acting class focused on memorizing and performing short scenes. Every week is a new and different scene. You’ll be asked to perform ALL of the characters in all of them. Open to everyone who has taken a beginning acting class. Learn more – sign up now

Starts Saturday July 10: CREATIVE DRAMA FOR KIDS: A fun online acting class for Lower Elementary students (ages 7-10). Learn more

Starts Sunday July 11: ACTING 101: Acting is fun — and it can be life-changing. In this enjoyable four-week class, you’ll learn how to create characters, memorize dialogue, and perform scenes in front of the class. We’ll do warm­-ups and theater games, improv and scene work. Plus: How to use your voice, body and emotions as acting tools. Learn more

Starts Tuesday July 13: CARTOONING 101:Learn how to draw your own cartoon characters and finish them in ink –– then practice drawing some comic strips, comic books and graphic novels. Learn more

Starts Monday August 2: SCREENWRITING 101: Learn how to write screenplays, get some practice writing them, and have opportunities to workshop them and get feedback on your writing. Plus tips for pitching your screenplay and getting it produced. Learn more

Starts Tuesday September 13: FIGURE DRAWING: Learn how to draw realistic human figures using an easy step-by-step method


CLASSES FOR ADULTS – ALPHABETICAL:

  1. ACTING 101:  In this enjoyable introductory acting class, you’ll learn how to create characters, memorize dialogue, and perform scenes with other students.
  2. ACTING 102: “What’s my motivation?” How to start from a script, connect with your character’s goal and motivation, and bring the scene to life.
  3. ACTING 103: Learn how to create a range of different character types, find their individual ways of walking and speaking, and how to bring them to life in scenes from movies and plays.
  4. ACTING 104:  Our focus in this four week class will be on expanding each student’s emotional range.
  5. ACTING 105: In this course students will focus on improving their camera-acting skills 
  6. ACTING 106: See LET’S MAKE A MOVIE
  7. AUDITIONING WORKSHOP: How to audition and get the role. Learn about actor reels, headshots, types of auditions and more. 
  8. ACTING IN COMMERCIALS:  Learn to perform contemporary scripted, dialogue-free, improvised, and still photography commercials
  9. CARTOONING 101: Learn how to draw your own cartoon characters and finish them in ink –– then practice drawing some comic strips, comic books and graphic novels.
  10. DRAWING FACES AND PORTRAITS:  How to draw realistic faces from several angles, and get a good resemblance
  11. DRAWING FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS: Anyone can learn how to draw. The guided, step by step exercises in this class will help.
  12. DRAWING IN COLORED PENCIL: A beginning level class. Have fun exploring colors and shapes. We’ll draw flowers, trees, simple objects, and more.
  13. FIGURE DRAWING: Learn how to draw realistic human figures using an easy step-by-step method
  14. LET’S MAKE A MOVIE:  In this class we’ll create a short movie. Students can act in it or help out behind the scenes. Some classes will meet online in Zoom, but the filming is done in person (in very small groups, outdoors when possible, with social distancing)
  15. JOKECRAFT! THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF COMEDY WRITING: This class is designed to teach you the basics of writing a joke… and how to train your brain to think like a comedy writer.
  16. BEGINNING PAINTING – IN OILS OR ACRYLICS:In this class, you’ll learn the techniques of the Old Masters, including glazing, impasto and palette knife painting techniques, producing a finished realistic painting with inner glow and lasting beauty. 
  17. SCREENWRITING 101: Learn how to write screenplays, get some practice writing them, and have opportunities to workshop them and get feedback on your writing. Plus tips for pitching your screenplay and getting it produced.
  18. SCREENWRITING INTENSIVE:  For students who’ve completed the Screenwriting 101 class and learned the basics, and want to do a deep dive into writing a full length screenplay.
  19. SELF-TAPING FOR ACTORS: Learn how to set up a self-taping studios at home using phone and practical lights.
  20. STAND-UP COMEDY: On a break due to Covid. Will be back soon
  21. STAND-UP COMEDY 102: On a break due to Covid. Will be back soon
  22. VOICE OVER 101: Learn the art and craft of voice acting (in commercials, games and animation)
  23. VOICE OVER 102: For students who have taken Rekindle’s Voice Over 101 class and would like to continue learning.
  24. VOICE OVER 103:  For those who’ve completed VO 101 and 102
  25. VOICE OVER 104:  For students who have taken Rekindle’s Voice Over 101, 102 and 103 classes and would like to continue learning.
  26. VOICE OVER WEBINAR 1: CAREERS: Learn about the types of Voice Over acting, and the training, equipment, and marketing materials expected of a professional voice talent
  27. VOICE OVER WEBINAR 2: HOME STUDIO BASICS:  How to set up a home studio inexpensively that will meet your needs as a voice over actor
  28. VOICE OVER WEBINAR 3: SELF-MARKETING FOR VOICE OVER ACTORS: An interactive webinar to answer all of your VO Marketing questions.
  29. WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP: On a break due to Covid. Will be back soon
  30. WRITING SHORT STORIES: On a break due to Covid. Will be back soon

CLASSES FOR KIDS:

CREATIVE DRAMA – FOR AGES 7-10: A fun online acting class for Lower Elementary students.


  • 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. 
  • In the meantime, we have over 25 ONLINE classes, listed above.