JUNE 2018

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JUNE CLASSES ⟾ listed by start date

  1. TUES 6/5: DRAWING FACES AND PORTRAITS
  2. TUES 6/5: FIGURE DRAWING
  3. WED 6/6: DRAWING IN PEN, BRUSH AND INK
  4. WED 6/6: STAND UP COMEDY
  5. SAT 6/9: WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP
  6. SAT 6/9: VOICEOVER 103 
  7. SAT 6/17: FILMMAKING
  8. THURS 6/21: ACTING FOR KIDS (AGES 8-12)
  9. THURS 6/21: ACTING FOR THE CAMERA
  10. SAT 6/23: DRAWING FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS
  11. SAT 6/23: PERSPECTIVE DRAWING
  12. SAT 6/23: VOICEOVER 101 – SAT CLASS 
  13. SAT 6/23: ACCENTS AND DIALECTS FOR ACTORS
  14. SUN 6/24: ACTING 101
  15. SUN 6/24: ACTING 102 
  16. SUN 6/24: ACTING 103: ACTING WITH EMOTION 
  17. SUN 6/24: VOICEOVER 102
  18. SUN 6/24: ACCENTS 102
  19. MON 6/25: OIL PAINTING FOR TOTAL BEGINNERS 
  20. TUES 6/26: ACTING 101
  21. TUES 6/26: VOICEOVER 101 
  22. WED 6/27: WRITING FICTION AND SHORT STORIES
  23. SAT 6/30: IMPROV 101

*If the class title is a LIVE LINK, you can sign up at any time. 


JUNE CLASSES ⟾ Dates, times, and course descriptions

  • Only June classes that are OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT are shown.
  • Others will be added when they become open.

ACCENTS AND DIALECTS FOR ACTORS – BEGINNING LEVEL ⟾ Saturday class – starts on 6/23

Are you an actor, or actor-in-training, who’s interested in learning how to speak believably in a variety of different accents and dialects?

 Let’s say you’re from the midwest, but your character is from the Bronx, or that you’re auditioning for the part of a character from Germany, Russia, Italy or Australia, or a totally different part of the United States? Would you feel comfortable and confident auditioning for the part?

In this class, helpful to both voiceover actors and “regular” actors, you’ll get practice speaking all of these accents and more, along with guidance and helpful tips from the instructor, an established voiceover actor. Note: You can take this class just for fun, or apply it toward our Voiceover Acting Certificate program.

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Class #30829:
Accents and Dialects for Actors
Saturday morning section
Tuition: $155 + $10 registration fee
Saturdays 1pm-3pm (4 meetings)
4 classes: 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14
University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 18. Spaces left: 16


ACCENTS AND DIALECTS FOR ACTORS – INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ⟾ Sunday class – starts on 6/24

A follow-up for students who have taken Rick’s “Accents and Dialects for Actors” class, and would like to keep learning and practicing, and using their new skills in actual scripted scenes. You can take this class just for fun, or apply it toward our Voiceover Acting Certificate program.

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Class #158542:
Accents & Dialects 102 (Sat. class)
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Sundays, 2 pm-4 pm
6/24, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 12. Spaces left: 10


ACTING 101 ⟾ Sunday class – Starts on 6/24

In this fun four-week class, you’ll learn how to create characters, memorize dialogue, and perform short scenes. Whether you’re looking for a class just for fun, or have aspirations to some day act in movies or on stage, all levels are welcome. For students 18 and older.  You can take this class just for fun, or as part of our Certificate Program in Acting Fundamentals

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Class #54085: JUNE/JULY CLASS
ACTING 101 - SUNDAY CLASS
Instructor: Nils Osmar
Tuition: $150 + $10 reg. fee
Sundays 4 pm-6 pm
4 meetings: 6/24, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15

Seattle: University of Washington campus
Open to: Adults 18 and older
Max. enrollment: 18. Open spaces: 15


ACTING 101 ⟾ Tuesday class – starts on June 26th

In this fun four-week class, you’ll learn how to create characters, memorize dialogue, and perform short scenes. Whether you’re looking for a class just for fun, or have aspirations to some day act in movies or on stage, all levels are welcome. For students 18 and older.  You can take this class just for fun, or as part of our Certificate Program in Acting Fundamentals.

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Class #17383 - ACTING 101
JUNE/JULY CLASS - MEETS ON TUESDAYS
Tuition: $150 + $10 reg. fee
Tuesdays 6 pm-8 pm
Final meeting lasts till 8:30 pm
Four meetings: 6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17
Age range: 18 and older.
Seattle: University of Washington
Max. enrollment: 18. Spaces open: 9


ACTING 102 ⟾ Sunday class – starts on June 24th

Acting 102 is a follow-up class for students who’ve taken Acting 101 or a similar class, and would like to continue learning and developing their foundation acting skills. We’ll focus on objective (figuring out what our characters want or need), motivation, and backstory. You’ll have fun and take the next steps forward in developing your acting skills. For students 18 and older. You can take this class just for fun, or as part of our Certificate Program in Acting.

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Class #19285:
Acting 102 (Sunday class)
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Sundays 1 pm-3 pm
4 meetings: 6/24, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15

Seattle: University of Washington campus
Open to: Adults 18 and older
Prerequsite: Acting 101 or a similar class
Max. enrollment: 15. Open spaces: 10


ACTING 103: ACTING WITH EMOTION ⟾ starts 6/24 (Sundays)

In ACTING 103 (ACTING WITH EMOTION), we’ll do some  improv, group exercises and scene work exploring a range of emotions, including anger, fear, love,  happiness, sadness and more, focusing on expanding our range as actors and moving beyond the pretense of emotion. If you are a beginner, please take Acting 101 and Acting 102 first.  For students 18 and older. You can take this class just for fun, or as part of our Certificate Program in Acting.

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Class #117354:
Acting 103 Sunday Class
"Acting With Emotion"
Tuition: $155 + $10 reg. fee
Please note time change: Sundays 11 am-1 pm
6/24, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15 (four meetings)
Seattle: University of Washington
Maximum enrollment: 15. Spaces left: 13


ACTING FOR THE CAMERA ⟾ starts 6/21 ▬ Thursdays

On-camera acting is different from acting on stage.  In this class, students will learn how to give their best and most effective performances when being filmed; how to walk to a mark without looking at it; how to make the camera their scene partner; and how to make their performance larger or smaller, while staying true to your character and his or her motivation. This class can be taken by itself, or applied toward our Certificate Program in Acting

Please note: If you’re new to acting, you should take Beginning Acting before taking this class.

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Class #89852:
Acting for the Camera
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Thursdays 7 pm-9 pm
Four meetings: 6/21, 6/28, 7/5, 7/12
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Open to: Adults 18 and older
Max. enrollment: 12. Open spaces: 10


ACTING ON CAMERA FOR KIDS ⟾ starts on 6/21 (Thursdays)

Looking for a Seattle acting class for kids which approaches acting professionally and will get young students off to a good start?  In this fun and focused four-week class, held on the Seattle branch of the University of Washington campus:

  • Students will learn the basics of acting for the camera and working on a film set.
  • Students’ performances will be filmed and reviewed in the class.
  • Students will learn about working with and without dialogue; acting choices; eye lines; continuity; and how to work with scene partners.
  • The classroom is run like a film set, introducing students to the professionals who work on set and how to behave on set. 
  • On-Camera Acting for Children (ages 8-12) is both a fun class and a good education.  Past students have commented that they have gained a good understanding for the details of film making.
  • Instructor: Meredith Binder 
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Class #166661:
On-Camera Acting for Kids
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Thursdays 4 pm-6 pm
Four meetings: 6/21, 6/28, 7/5, 7/12
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Open to: Kids ages 8-12
Max. enrollment: 12. Open spaces: 8


DRAWING FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS ⟾ Saturday class – starts 6/23

Anyone can draw… this means you! In this fun, step-by-step class, aimed at total beginners, we’ll work our way through a number of exercises designed to train your eye, hand and imagination to work together as a unit, or a team.

Most students notice striking improvement in their artwork as the class moves along. 

Whether your goal is to be able to draw from life, photos, or imagination, the class will help. NOTE: You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive  materials kit. More info about the kit

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Class #162474:
Drawing for Absolute Beginners
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Saturdays 10 am-12 am
Four meetings: 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14
Seattle: University of Washington
Max. enrollment: 15. Open spaces: 14


DRAWING IN PEN, BRUSH AND INK ⟾ Wednesday class – starts June 6th

Seattle art classes, Drawing in Ink, ink bottle image 1In this class you’ll learn to use brush-pens, inking brushes, felt tip pens and nib pens to create striking high-contrast images. You’ll learn how to do feathering, hatching, cross-hatching, and more. You’ll also learn how to use an inexpensive watercolor brush that produces clean, beautiful fluid lines just like those of a sable brush (but costs much less). 

Class #171959:
Drawing in Pen, Brush and Ink
Tuition: $120 +$10 registration fee
Wednesdays, 6:15 pm-8:15 pm
Three meetings: June 6, 13 and 20
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 12. Spaces open: 10

 

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FIGURE DRAWING ⟾ Tuesday class – starts June 5th

In this Seattle 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. 

Whether you’re a beginner or experienced artist, you’re welcome in this class. Beginners will learn some basics that will help you get off to a good start. Experienced artists have also told us they find this class helpful, to bring their figure drawing into better focus.

We’ll start out by drawing some simplified figures based on shapes such as easy-to-draw shapes such as ovals and cylinders; learn about the proportions; then learn how to add shading and details to make our figures look realistic and three dimensional.

Plus: how to draw hands and feet, how to show the figure in action, and how to draw both male and female figures. Many people take this class along with “Drawing Faces and Portraits”, which goes into much more detail about drawing the human head.

NOTE: This class does not involve drawing from a live model; we have other classes that teach that skill. This class is about developing a good understanding that lets you draw male and female figures well even when no model is present.

MATERIALS: You can bring your own art materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit.  More info about the kit

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Class #29581:
Figure Drawing for Beginners

Tuition: $120 + $10 registration fee
Tuesdays, 7pm-8:30pm
Three meetings: 6/5, 6/12, and 6/19
Seattle: University of Washington
Max. enrollment: 8. Spaces left: 5


FILMMAKING 101 ⟾ meets Saturday June 17

Want to learn the basics of independent filmmaking, so you can go out and start making your own movies with confidence? Want to learn the basics of lighting, and how to record high quality audio, so your film will seem more professional? 

This Seattle filmmaking class will teach you the essentials, at a tuition you can afford.  You’ll learn about cameras and camcorders, DSLRs, lights, audio, shot lists, storyboards, lighting setups, and more. Many people take this class along with Let’s Make a  Movie

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Class #17506: Filmmaking 101
"Crash Course in Filmmaking"
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Please note corrected date:
Saturday June 16, 10am-5pm
Seattle: University of Washington
Maximum enrollment: 12. Spaces left:10


 

IMPROV 101 ⟾ starts 6/30 – meets on Saturdays

Looking for Improv classes in Seattle that are fun, fast-paced and energetic? This enjoyable introductory class, taught by an instructor with years of experience, is a great place to start.

You’ll play, laugh, focus and have fun while learning how to let go of preconceptions and let go of worrying about failure. This class can be taken by itself, or applied toward our Certificate Program in Acting

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Class 31137:
Improv 101 (Beginning level)
Instructor: Chad O'Bara

Tuition: $150 (+$10 registration fee)
Saturdays 12pm-2:30pm
June 30, July 7, 14, 21
(10 hours of class time)
Seattle: University of Washington
Max. enrollment: 12. Spaces left: 10


OIL PAINTING FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS!

If you love the look of paintings done with oils, but are afraid to try them because they seem like they would be too hard, this class is for you!  Students will learn a very easy, step by step method that will have them falling in love with oils, and learning the basics about how to use them, in only three class meetings. Oh, and, we’ll be using water-miscible oils (the types that clean up in a jiffy with soap and water – no turpentine or solvents needed! 

Class 68934:
Oil Painting for Beginners
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Mondays, 6pm-8pm
Four meetings: 6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 12. Spaces left: 10

 

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PERSPECTIVE DRAWING ⟾ Saturday class – starts 6/23

Whether you like drawing just for fun, or draw or paint professionally, knowledge of perspective can make your artwork look more realistic and three-dimensional.

In this workshop you’ll learn the basics of one, two and three point perspective, and how to use some easy principles to enhance the realism in your drawings, paintings or doodles, create a sense of depth and environment, and solve some visual problems with easy solutions.

You can bring your own art materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit.  More info about the kit

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Class 17465: Drawing in Perspective
Tuition: $120 + $10 registration fee
Saturdays, 12:30pm-2:30pm
Four meetings: 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14
Seattle: University of Washington
Open to adults and teens. Most students are adults.
Max. enrollment: 10. Spaces left: 8


 

STAND UP COMEDY ⟾ starts 6/6 – Wednesdays

In three class sessions followed by a public performance, students will learn to learn to unleash their inner funny with confidence and skill.  Seattle has a booming stand-up comedy community, so there will be lots of opportunity to continue to use what you learn even after the class has concluded. 

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Class #17427: STAND-UP COMEDY
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee

Wednesdays 7-9:30 pm.
Four meetings: 6/6, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27
First 3 meetings: Greenwood Senior Center
525 N. 85th Street, Seattle WA 98103
Final meeting will be Comedy Underground.
For ages 21 and older only (due to venue rules)
Max. enrollment: 20. Spaces available: 10


VOICEOVER 101 ⟾ Saturday class – starts 6/23

In this Seattle voiceover acting class you’ll learn how to create a range of interesting voices and characters, learn about the business side of voiceover acting, and learn how to have the best odds of making it in the business.

In addition to his appearance in major motion pictures, the instructor has been featured in many popular video games.  In “Star Fox 64” he is the voice of Peppy Hare and Andross. In “Age of Empires II” he is the narrator and voice of Genghis Khan. He is The Soldier in the ongoing game series “Team Fortress II.”  This class can be taken by itself, or applied toward our Certificate Program in Voiceover Acting.

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Class #32112:
Voiceover 101 - Saturday class
Rick May, instructor

Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Saturdays 10 am-12 noon
June 23, June 30, July 7, July 14
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Open to: Teens & adults. Most students are adults.
Max. enrollment: 18. Spaces left: 16


VOICEOVER 101 ⟾ Tuesday class – starts 6/26

In this Seattle voiceover acting class you’ll learn how to create a range of interesting voices and characters, learn about the business side of voiceover acting, and learn how to have the best odds of making it in the business.

In addition to his appearance in major motion pictures, the instructor has been featured in many popular video games.  In “Star Fox 64” he is the voice of Peppy Hare and Andross. In “Age of Empires II” he is the narrator and voice of Genghis Khan. He is The Soldier in the ongoing game series “Team Fortress II.”  This class can be taken by itself, or applied toward our Certificate Program in Voiceover Acting.

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Class #60601:
Voiceover 101: Weeknight class
Instructor: Rick May

Tuition: $150 + $10 reg. fee
Tuesdays 7 pm-9 pm
6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17
(8 hours of instruction)
Open to: Adults & teens. Most students are adults.
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 18. Open spaces: 15


VOICEOVER 102 ⟾ Sunday class – starts on 6/24

For students who have completed Rick May’s Voiceover 101 class, and would like to continue learning and practicing. This class is a continuance of in-depth instruction of advanced voice work. In addition to scenes and advanced commercial work, the class will also do full length shows with roles assigned and performed by students. No memorization. If you’re interested in working as a voice actor, Rick’s classes are an excellent place to start. This class can be taken by itself, or applied toward our Certificate Program in Voiceover Acting. 

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Class #107810: Voiceover 102
Sunday afternoon class

Tuition: $150 + $10 reg. fee

Sundays, 11 am-1 pm
6/24, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15 
Seattle: University of Washington
Max. enrollment: 15. Open spaces: 14



VOICEOVER 103 ⟾ starts on 6/9

SATURDAYS IN JUNE

This class is for students who have successfully completed Voiceover 101 and 102, who wish to continue advanced voice work study.  The class will encompass detailed and extensive exercises in monologues and scene work, and will use texts from movie scripts, TV shows and radio productions.  

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Class 161676: VOICEOVER 103
Saturdays, June 9 and June 16
10 a.m.-1 p.m. (Two meetings)
(Six hours of class time)
Tuition: $120 + $10 registration fee
Location: UW campus/University District
Max. enrollment: 10. Spaces open: 9
Prerequisite: You must take V101 and V102 before taking this class.


 

WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP ⟾ meets on 6/9 (Saturday)

Looking for a Seattle watercolor class that’s open to everyone, even those who’ve never painted before? “Watercolor Workshop” is a pleasant introduction to watercolor painting for anyone who enjoys color and wants to experience the joy of watching a painting of your own happen. By the end of the class, students will take home a variety of vibrant, fun paintings that you have created for yourself.

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Class # 162979:
Watercolor Workshop
Tuition: $105 + $10 registration fee
Saturday, 10:30 am-4:30 pm
June 9 only (one day workshop)
Location: Artists and Craftsman Store
4350 8th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Parking: There is a for-pay parking lot across from the store, and (sometimes) free street parking in the neighborhood.
Max. enrollment: 12. Open spaces: 8

 


 

WRITING SHORT STORIES ⟾ Wednesday class – starts 6/27

In this enjoyable Seattle writing class,  students will learn about the elements of short story writing;  get practice coming up with stories of their own; and have opportunities to get feedback from the instructor and others.  You’ll also learn how to copyright your writings, and how to get your writings published.  The focus in the class is on developing our skills and learning to let the process happen easily and spontaneously. 

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Class #17524:
WRITING FICTION & SHORT STORIES
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Wednesdays, 6pm-8pm
6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25 (no class on 7/4)
University of Washington (Seattle)
Max. enrollment: 12. Spaces left: 10