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SUMMER WORKSHOP SERIES

ALL SUMMER WORKSHOPS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. JUST SHOW UP!

 

Georgetown - 3260 R St NW, Washington, DC 20007

Hip Hop Dance June 5th 4pm This workshop will expose students to hip-hop dance as a multi style genre of dance that include hip-hop, house, popping, and locking among other styles of dance. Students will be lead in the creation and performance of a choreographed 1 minute dance routine.  

Beat Production August 7th 5pm Students participating in the music production class will work on developing a technical skill set for music theory and production. Students will get a comprehensive overview of music theory, including tempo, song formatting, chord progressions, major/minor chords, scales, intervals, and melodic structure.

Woodridge - 1801 Hamlin St NE, Washington, DC 20018

Street Art June 11th 4pm Students participating in the street art class will learn one of the following forms of street art; Wheat Paste, Stickers, or Stencil based public art.  Each session will include a short discussion, co creating an example and then students creating their own artwork.

Chess August 13th 4pm Chess is the game that brings together our students across artistic disciplines. Chess apprentices will be ranked, travel to compete, compete in 64 squares. Students can also apply for scholarships while they build their skills.

Petworth - 4200 Kansas Ave NW, Washington, DC 20011

Chess-June 20th 3pm Chess is the game that brings together our students across artistic disciplines. Chess apprentices will be ranked, travel to compete, compete in 64 squares. Students can also apply for scholarships while they build their skills.

MC/Rap Aug. 14th 3pm Students participating in the Emcee class will be introduced to the art of hip-hop songwriting and encouraged to create lyrical works of their own. Students will be instructed in the basic concepts of songwriting, including rhyming sequencing, bar counting, song structure, freestyle techniques, composition, breath control, and vocal recording.

Rosedale - 1701 Gales St NE, Washington, DC 20002

Music Production June 25th 1pm Students participating in the music production class will work on developing a technical skill set for music theory and production. Students will get a comprehensive overview of music theory, including tempo, song formatting, chord progressions, major/minor chords, scales, intervals, and melodic structure.

Parklands-Turner - 1547 Alabama Ave SE, Washington, DC 20032

Fine Arts June 26th 5pm  Students will participate in workshop to draw or paint portraits or objects.  This will be accomplished through a short lecture, the creation of one group project and then each student creating their own work of art.  

Bellevue - 115 Atlantic St SW, Washington, DC 20032

Hip Hop Dance June 27th 3pm This workshop will expose students to hip-hop dance as a multi style genre of dance that include hip-hop, house, popping, and locking among other styles of dance. Students will be lead in the creation and performance of a choreographed 1 minute dance routine.  

Chess August 21st 3pm Chess is the game that brings together our students across artistic disciplines. Chess apprentices will be ranked, travel to compete, compete in 64 squares. Students can also apply for scholarships while they build their skills.

Shaw - 1630 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Breaking July 10th 5pm Students participating in the beginning, intermediate, and advanced B-boy/ B-girl classes will learn the basic history of the dance and the hip-hop culture surrounding it, develop B-Boy/B-Girl etiquette, and receive instruction in the basic skills of top rocking, footwork, and freezes.

Deanwood - 1350 49th St NE, Washington, DC 20019

DJing July 10th 1pm Students participating in the DJ Class will learn the various aspects and practices under the umbrella of DJing, including production and related musicianship. Students will also learn methods of execution employed by DJs, producers, and musicians of other genres to enhance their experience and expand their artistic options.

DJing July 17th 1pm

DJing July 24th 1pm,

DJing Showcase July 31st

Mt. Pleasant - 3160 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20010

Graffiti-July 30th 5:30pm Students participating in the graffiti workshops will learn the various aspects, skills, styles, and background knowledge involved in the public art form of graffiti as an element of hip hop. Students will learn the basic history of public name writing and early forms of graffiti, and be challenged to think critically about the ethics, aesthetics, and legality surrounding the craft.

Photography August 22nd 5:30pm The digital photography class will allow each students to either share or have their own digital camera to participate in two to three photography workshops that involve the study of light and perspective.  At the end of the workshop each student will have access to their photos by printing their photos or an through the emailing of their photos to them or their parents.

Parklands-Turner - 1547 Alabama Ave SE, Washington, DC 20032

DJing July 31st 5pm Students participating in the DJ Class will learn the various aspects and practices under the umbrella of DJing, including production and related musicianship. Students will also learn methods of execution employed by DJs, producers, and musicians of other genres to enhance their experience and expand their artistic options.

Benning - 3935 Benning Rd NE, Washington, DC 20019

Fine Arts-August 13th 4:30pm Students will participate in workshop to draw or paint portraits or objects.  This will be accomplished through a short lecture, the creation of one group project and then each student creating their own work of art.  Open to the public, no enrollment necessary