Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Classes

Private Music Instruction

9/1/14

Private Music Instruction
Days and times vary (early childhood, youth, and adult lessons offered)

CHAW offers private music instruction in violin, viola, cello, piano, voice, flute and guitar. For more information on scheduling, and instructors please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 202.547.6839.

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Rising Young Leaders Program   Ages 13 - 17

1/1/15 - 12/31/16

Rising Young Leaders Program   Ages 13 - 17
(Days and times vary)

RISING YOUNG LEADERS are an integral part of CHAW’s Youth Arts Program and Summer Camp programs. These young people are not just mentors but rising leaders in the community, sharing their experience in the arts with their peers and younger students. As part of our training, Rising Young Leaders will learn to build relationships and develop a strong work ethic. Setting a positive example, encouraging excitement about the arts, supporting students and teaching artists and having fun are all part of the mentor experience at CHAW! Teaching artists and staff are here to help mentor and advise interns throughout this experience. Students must be between the ages of 13-17 to apply.

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Photography On Location

3/29/15 - 8/30/15

Photography On Location
Sundays (10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Learn how to take better photos while walking around Washington, DC! This class will meet at different locations on Capitol Hill, Downtown DC and on the National Mall. Class focus will be on techniques that improve photographic compositions, help to eliminate distractions and leverage better lighting conditions. (Photo credit: Joe Yablonsky)

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Spring and Summer 2015 - Creative Writing Adult Classes

4/29/15 - 8/13/15

Spring and Summer 2015 - Creative Writing Adult Classes
M,T, W & Th (Times Vary)

Book Publishing and Marketing Seminar, Fiction Writing for All Levels, Writing Games, Finish Your Novel Already!

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Summer 2015 - Visual Arts Adult Classes

5/1/15 - 8/30/15

Summer 2015 - Visual Arts Adult Classes
M,Tu,W, Th, Sa (Times Vary)

Stencils and Street Art for Adults, Introduction to Illustration and 2D Graphics, Sculpture, Oil Painting Basics and Beyond, Life Drawing, Drawing I & II, Working From the Figure, DC Sketchers

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Summer 2015 - Photography Adult Classes

5/3/15 - 8/30/15

Summer 2015 - Photography Adult Classes
M,Tu,W, Th, Su (Times Vary)

How Do I Use My New Digital Camera, Creative Techniques in Digital Photography, Digital Photography: Printing and Presentation, Fundamentals of Digital Photography, Flash Photography, Exhibiting and Selling Your Photographs, Photography on Location

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PreK 4 & 5 - Summer Arts Adventure Camps

6/22/15 - 8/22/15

PreK 4 & 5 - Summer Arts Adventure Camps
Monday - Friday (AM and PM camps)

CHAW Summer: Creativity, Confidence, Community • Great art • Creative thinking • Small classes led by professional artists and teachers • Safe, welcoming environment • Just the right balance of recreation and artistic challenge • Longer hours to fit all kinds of schedules • Tuition assistance and payment plans available • And, it’s FUN.

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Summer 2015 - Dance Adult Classes

6/22/15 - 8/12/15

Summer 2015 - Dance Adult Classes
M, T, W (Times Vary)

Adult Tap Dance, Adult Ballet, Hip Hop Dance, Burlesque Dance

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Grades K – 4   - Summer Arts Explorer Camp

6/22/15 - 8/22/15

Grades K – 4   - Summer Arts Explorer Camp
Monday - Friday; Saturday performances (Full and half day camps available)

CHAW Summer: Creativity, Confidence, Community • Great art • Creative thinking • Small classes led by professional artists and teachers • Safe, welcoming environment • Just the right balance of recreation and artistic challenge • Longer hours to fit all kinds of schedules • Tuition assistance and payment plans available • And, it’s FUN.

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Grades 5 – 8 - Summer Arts Intensives

6/22/15 - 8/21/15

Grades 5 – 8 - Summer  Arts Intensives
Two week sessions (Monday - Friday 1:00 - 5:00 pm)

CHAW Summer: Creativity, Confidence, Community • Great art • Creative thinking • Small classes led by professional artists and teachers • Safe, welcoming environment • Just the right balance of recreation and artistic challenge • Longer hours to fit all kinds of schedules • Tuition assistance and payment plans available • And, it’s FUN.

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Summer 2015 - Ceramics Adult Classes

6/27/15 - 8/15/15

Summer 2015 - Ceramics Adult Classes
M,Tu,W, Th, Sa (Times Vary)

Ceramics for Beginners, Introduction to Ceramic Techniques, Ceramics Beginners and Beyond, Ceramics Independent Study and Wheel Techniques, Open Ceramic Studio

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Early Childhood and Youth Dance - Ballet

6/27/15 - 8/8/15

Early Childhood and Youth Dance - Ballet
Wednesdays and Saturdays (no class on July4) (Class times vary)

Ballet provides foundational skills for all genres of dance. Classes emphasize expression, discipline, skills building and fun.

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Grades 8 – 12 - Photography and Acting Summer Arts Institutes

7/6/15 - 8/21/15

Grades 8 – 12  - Photography and Acting Summer Arts Institutes
Monday - Friday (Times Vary)

Hands-on field experience and intensive instruction with arts professionals in theater and photography.

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Music and Dance Camps

8/17/15 - 8/29/15

Music and Dance Camps
M-F (Class Times Vary)

String Fling!, Step, and Shake It Up Dance Camps. Specialized arts instruction in a variety of styles and techniques introduced through games, small and large group activities, and visual arts projects strengthen skills in music and dance. Beginner and intermediate students welcome.

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Applied Dance- Technique

8/31/15 - 12/16/15

Applied Dance- Technique
Wednesday, Saturday (time varies)

Ages 4-5
I. Ballet Saturdays 9:20-10:05am

Ages 5-6
I. Combo Wednesdays 4:25-5:10pm
I. Stretch/Tumble Wednesdays 5:15-6:00pm
II. Ballet Saturdays 10:10-10:55am

Ages 6-7
II. Combo Saturdays 11:00-11:45am

Ages 7-8
I. Modern Saturdays 12:00-12:45pm

Ages 7-9
I. Tap Saturdays 11:50-12:35pm

Ages 8-9
III. Ballet Wednesdays 4:50-5:35pm

Ages 9-10
II. Modern Saturdays 12:50-1:35pm
IV. Ballet Wednesdays 5:45-6:30pm

Ages 10-11
V. Ballet Wednesdays 6:30-7:15pm


**No Classes: November 11, 25 or 28**
***Showcase/Performance Dates: December 12**

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Applied Dance- Studio to Stage

8/31/15 - 6/3/16

Applied Dance- Studio to Stage
Satudays (time varies)

Ages 3-4
I. Ballerina Bunnies: Saturdays 8:45-9:30am

Ages 4-5
II. Ballerina Butterflies: Saturdays 9:35-10:20am

Ages 5-6
III. Ballerina Fairies: Saturdays 10:25-11:05am

Ages 6+
IV. Ballerina Mermaids: Saturdays 11:10-11:55am

***No class November 28th***
***Performances December 11th & June 3rd***

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Applied Dance- Tiny Tots

8/31/15 - 12/12/15

Applied Dance- Tiny Tots
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday (time varies)

Ages 2.5-3
I. Combo Tuesdays 9-9:45am
I. Combo Wednesdays 10:30-11:15am
I. Combo Saturday 8:30-9:15am

Ages 3-4
II. Combo Wednesday 4-4:45pm

**No Classes: November 11, 25 or 28**
***Showcase/Performance Dates: December 12**

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YAP: After School Arts- Monday

8/31/15 - 12/12/15

YAP: After School Arts- Monday
Monday (3:30 - 6:30pm)

Grades K-8
Village time: 3:30-6:30pm

Grades K-2
Visual Arts I: Painting & Drawing 4:00-5:00pm
Humanities II: Things Imagined 4:00-5:00pm
Visual Arts II: Painting & Drawing 5:00-6:00pm
Humanities I: Things Imagined 5:00-6:00pm

Grades 3-5
Ceramics II: 4:00-5:30pm
Humanities: Harry Potter's World 4:00-5:30pm

Grades 6-8
Dance: Step Team 4:30-6:00pm

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YAP: After School Arts- Tuesday

9/1/15 - 12/12/15

YAP: After School Arts- Tuesday
Tuesday (3:30-6:30pm)

Grades K-8
Village time: 3:30-6:30pm

8–10yrs
4:30–6:00 American Youth Chorus Jrs.

Grades K-2
Dance: Hip Hop with GiGi Holliday- 4:00–5:00pm
Visual Arts II: Painting & Drawing with Carolina Mayorga- 5:00–6:00pm

Grades 3-5
Visual Arts I: Painting & Drawing with Carolina Mayorga- 4:00–5:00pm
Dance: Hip Hop with GiGi Holliday- 5:00–6:00pm

Grades 6-8
Ceramics II with Lindsey Walter- 4:30-6:00pm

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YAP: After School Arts-Wednesday

9/2/15 - 12/12/15

YAP: After School Arts-Wednesday
Wednesday (3:30-6:30pm)

Grades K-8
Village time: 3:30-6:30pm

Grades K-2
Visual Arts I: 2D-3D Mixed Media with Carolina Mayorga- 4:00–5:00pm
Ceramics I with Liz Rubando- 5:00-6:00pm

Grades 3-5
Ceramics I with Liz Rubando- 4:00-5:00pm
Photography with Leslie Mansour- 4:00-5:30pm
Visual Arts II: 2D-3D Mixed Media with Carolina Mayorga- 5:00–6:00pm

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YAP: After School Arts-Thursday

9/3/15 - 12/12/15

YAP: After School Arts-Thursday
Thursday (3:30-6:30)

Grades K-8
Village time: 3:30-6:30pm

11-14yrs
American Youth Chorus Srs. 4:30–6:00pm

Grades K-2
Ceramics II- with Liz Rubando- 4:00–5:00pm
Orff Ensemble I with Cora Lee Khambatta- 4:00-4:55pm
Visual Arts II: 2D-3D Mixed Media with Stephanie Morse- 5:00–6:00pm

Grades 3-5
Ceramics I with Liz Rubando- 5:00–6:00pm
Orff Ensemble II with Cora Lee Khambatta- 5:00-5:55pm
Visual Arts I: 2D-3D Mixed Media with Stephanie Morse- 4:00–5:00pm

Grades 6-8
Visual Arts: Speak Out with Spraypaint with Kate DiCiccio- 4:30-6:30pm
** October 5- December 12 **

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Music Together

9/14/15 - 12/4/15

Music Together
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (time varies)

Ages 0-5

Monday
9:45-10:30am
10:45-11:30am
11:45-12:30pm

Tuesday & Thursday
9:45-10:30am
10:45-11:30am

Friday-
9:45am-10:30am
10:45am-11:30am
4:00-4:45pm

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Encaustic Collage with Katie Kaufman

9/25/15 - 9/26/15

Encaustic Collage with Katie Kaufman
Friday and Saturday (9:30 - 4:30 pm)

Encaustic collage uses beeswax as an adhesive and allows for layering of papers and lightweight found materials as a base for over-painting with oil and encaustic paint.

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