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Community Dance Project with Pilobolus
Wersebe Hall, Washington Green
Wednesdays: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, December 4, 11, 18 , January 8, 15, 22, 29
Mondays: January 6, 13, 27
Tech Rehearsal: January 30 (Thursday)
Performances: January 31, February 1
18 Sessions: $216
Team up with Pilobolus and community members from across Connecticut for an exhilarating, collaborative dance workshop. In this one-of-a-kind class, you will explore, invent, interact, and become involved in a unique style of dance all while making new friends. You’ll see the limitless possibilities within the medium of movement as you become more comfortable with being physically creative, collaborative, and expressive. At the end of the workshop, you will have the unique opportunity to perform alongside the world-famous, Emmy-Nominated Pilobolus Dance Theatre in public performances on January 31 and February 1st! This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that simply can’t be missed.
Join musicians from around the state and perfect your drumming skills with award-winning master percussionist John Marshall. John will teach a variety of rhythms and chants from around the world, performed on hand drums like the West African djembe, North African dumbek and Afro-Cuban conga. Using these instruments, you will learn traditional drumming patterns, and also create original arrangements that feature both solo and ensemble parts. Rhythms from the Middle East, Central Asia, Brazil, India, and the Caribbean will also be presented. The program will culminate in a performance.
The Inter-district Strings Project
with The Waterbury Symphony Orchestra (WSO)
Shepaug School Band Room, Washington
November 19, 26 December, 3, 10, 17, January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4
Tech Rehearsal: February 5
In School Performances: February 6 | Snow Date: February 7
Public Evening Performance: Saturday, February 8
*All performances will be held at Litchfield Intermediate School
12 Sessions: $144
If you play the violin, viola, cello, or bass you won’t want to miss this incredible opportunity. Participants will work and perform side-by-side with the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra. You will learn from WSO professionals in small groups, focusing on fundamental techniques, ensemble skills, and musical interpretation. Participants will also learn a varied repertoire and perform side by side with WSO in three in-school concerts as well as a performance for the public. Participants must have some experience.
Silk Screening Workshop with Keith and Flo Hatcher
Road Kill Press, Kent
1 Session: $65 for Region 12 Residents; $80 for Nonresidents
Spend the holiday at Road Kill Press to design your own silkscreened clothes and take home up to 10 unique, hand-printed shirts, jackets, scarves, or other clothing! Your prepared artwork must have high contrast. The size of your piece of art may be up to 8.5″ x 10″ and must be emailed in .jpeg format to ASAP by December 2, asap@AfterSchoolArtsProgram.org. During the day you’ll have time to explore Kent and go out for lunch. The bus will depart from Marty’s Café in Washington Depot at 10:00am and return at 5:00pm.
Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Refunds are not available.
Financial aid is available to those in need. Click here to download a Financial Aid Form.
- Region 12 Residents are residents of Washington, Bridgewater or Roxbury, whether or not they attend Region 12 Schools.
- Nonresidents are residents of any other area.