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Jun. 19th - Aug. 8th
June 19 - - Aug 8, 2021 (7 weeks except the Independent Day weekend)
1:30 pm Instrument class
2:30 pm Interactive Music Fundamentals
Saturday: Western instruments - Violin, Cello, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Piano
Sunday: Chinese instruments - Erhu, Dizi, Pipa, Yangqin, Liuqin, Ruan, Sheng, Suona
Student Age: 7-14; Residency: San Francisco Bay Area
No age, date, instrument, and residency restrictions for one-on-one tuition lessons
Jul. 8th - 29th
Are you a fan of Japanese anime? If so, this is the class for you! Explore anime drawing in simple steps and develop your very own anime characters and stories! Anime art is a specialized field similar to cartoon drawing. Students will learn the essence of anime art and will recreate their favorite anime characters and design new ones. Perfect for ages 8-15.
Go on a scavenger hunt to find elements of nature to create your own unique puppet creations and tell the ancient story of The Rabbit and the Moon with the guidance of Adelka Polak, professional puppeteer and actor from Sova Theater. Try out movement and storytelling techniques, puppetry tips, and character development in this exciting class. This amazing story of the "Rabbit & the Moon" is a story originating in North America for many generations and involves the endangered Whooping Crane who saves the day, helping rabbit achieve the dream of going to the moon. The program will be held at your home on a mutually agreed upon date.
Puppets, costumes, and choreography were created by Adelka Polak, Kendra Garnett, and Justin Perlman, and the original music was created by Rick and Cynthia Quintanal.
Sova Dance and Puppet Theater celebrates humanity and the environment by engaging audiences through live performance, communicating that which cannot be described in words, making art accessible to communities around the globe. Sova mean "owl" in Slovak. www.sovatheater.com
This program is funded in part by The Puffin Foundation, Ltd.
This IN-PERSON program has a limited capacity of participants and will be held entirely outdoors. All participants are required to wear a face mask covering for the duration of the program.
Our buildings and facilities are still closed to the public, so we please ask that you plan accordingly as our restrooms will not be available.
Tickets MUST be purchased in advance through our online ticket sales page. There will be no ticket sales at the door the day of the program. Please be prepared to show proof of your ticket registration, either as a printed copy of your registration receipt or your registration confirmation email on your phone.
Program Fee: We have several ticket levels available beginning at $15, and each is per person. Your contributions help support our conservation work, including advocating for the protection of birds and the habitats they depend on for survival. We greatly appreciate your support during these challenging times.
Registration is Required. Select HERE to Register.
All ages welcome.
Please register for the quantity of ALL members in your party. The rate for children and adults is the same.
We will meet you in our parking lot at the start of the program. Please ensure everyone in your party is wearing a face mask.
For questions, please contact Ryan MacLean at Ryan.MacLean@audubon.org or 203-930-1353.
Photo: Adelka Polak / Sova Theater.
Jul. 26th - 30th
Animation Live Virtual Camp. This Live! Virtual camp offers a unique
opportunity for students to explore the entire animation production process
from story idea to drawing or painting key frames and filler frames, capturing
frames and editing the final work. This program offers amazing opportunities
for hands-on multi-disciplinary creative and artistic expression. Participants will
explore fundamentals of art and video production and will apply those to class projects. Perfect for Ages 8 - 15.