Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


Fun and Games, and Public Speaking!

January 20, 2018
Instructor(s): Julie Donofrio

Code: W18-YD41 Do you live in fear of having to speak in public? Would you like to conquer that fear just by having fun and playing games? Now you can.… View More »

Teen Writers’ Circle

January 27, 2018
Instructor(s): Sarah Cedeño

Code: W18-Y02 Avid and accomplished teen fiction writers meet to explore new approaches to their craft, give each other feedback under the guidance of published writers, and plot world domination,… View More »

Fantastic Beasts 101

February 19, 2018
Instructor(s): Chris Fanning

Code: W18-YR53 or W18-YX02 to purchase with Comedy Improv Are you a young magizoologist (a person who studies magical creatures)? Are you considering a career in the Department for the… View More »

Flash! Fiction and Photography

February 19, 2018
Instructor(s): Leslie C. Youngblood

Code: W18-YA27 In this collaborative experience with Flower City Arts Center, students will create their own fictional stories with a skilled writer and then learn how to create their own… View More »

Comedy Improv

February 22, 2018
Instructor(s): Julie Donofrio

Code: W18-YD03 or W18-YX02 when purchased with Fantastic Beasts 101 In this 2-day workshop, students will learn the basic rules of improvisation and some basic comedy techniques, and a variety… View More »

Instant Improv Workshop

March 24, 2018
Instructor(s): Julie Donofrio

Code: W18-YD23 Improv is acting without a script. In this workshop, students learn a variety of improv games, such as those featured on the TV show Whose Line Is It… View More »

Monday: Storytellers and Seers

April 02, 2018
Instructor(s): Almeta Whitis

Code: W18-YM38 In ancient cultures, the storyteller or philosopher was called the “seer” or “spirit caller.” They passed on known history, information, and wisdom to new generations. We’ll explore our… View More »

Monday: Young Storytellers

April 02, 2018
Instructor(s): Judy DeCroce

Code: W18-YM20 The art of storytelling is important for confidence in any presentation. We’ll use theatre games to introduce skills needed to perform and engage an audience. We will practice… View More »

Tuesday: Flash Fiction

April 03, 2018
Instructor(s): Judy DeCroce

Code: W18-YF07 Flash Fiction is a short form of writing in which every word is essential. These stories have a rhythm and foundation of character, setting, and plot. We will… View More »

Tuesday: Poetry Doodles

April 03, 2018
Instructor(s): Marna Rossi

Code: W18-YP16 Do you like to doodle? Do you love to play with words? We’ll read poems, examine fun poetic devices like onomatopoeia and alliteration, and make our own colorful… View More »