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Spring 2018 Brochure

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CE 3343C 01
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 22 to Apr 30
  • Mon 7:00 PM - 9:50 PM
Tap Repertory
CE 7081N 01
Corinne Karon
  • Spring 2018
  • Feb 01 to Apr 12
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

In this unique tap class, you'll not only expand your tap technique but also get the opportunity to perform what you learn. Begin choreography lessons on the first night of class and perform toward the end of the semester(exact date TBA). The choreography in this class encompasses all levels of experience. Note: This course is only offered during the spring semester. Tap shoes required.

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Taxidermy: Charivari - Wearable Trophies
CE 0012N 01
Beth Beverly
  • Spring 2018
  • Apr 04 to Apr 18
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Learn about the history and lore of the charivari, the wearable hunter's trophy, and how to create one of your own. Work with a range of small, preserved and thoughtfully sourced specimen components, to design your own wearable trophy. Students are encouraged to incorporate any special totems of their own, as well as those provided in class, such as teeth, locks of hair, claws or whiskers shed from pets or objects found in nature. These treasures will be set into prefabricated jewelry hardware and incorporated into bracelets, necklaces, key chains, etc, for you to take out into the world!

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Travel Writing
CE 1995N 01
Andrea Calabretta
  • Spring 2018
  • Mar 13 to Apr 10
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Learn to convey your impression of places near and far memorably, vividly and effectively in this travel writing course, which covers pitching and selling practices for writers hoping to share and sell their work. Discover how to improve storytelling, develop tone, voice and mood, consider images, and submit work for publication. This workshop-style course welcomes students at any level, and is a fit for writers as well as photographers aiming to effectively complement their imagery with text. Expect to share and receive feedback on your writing while exploring the many publishing avenues that exist in this genre.

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Vocal Lab
CE 6140N 01
Mary Desmond
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 30 to Apr 10
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

This course is a wonderful way to participate in the study of voice in a group setting which will build confidence and technique. Class will deal with basic vocal techniques for beginners, including positive breathing habits, posture, good diction, phrasing, interpretation of song literature, resonation, tone, production and diction. Both group and individual singing of simple vocalises and songs are part of each week's class work. Various singing techniques are covered, including singing with a microphone. This workshop provides a basic foundation into the craft of singing for all participants, regardless of experience, in a fun and welcoming environment.

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Web Design I
CE 2222C 01
Jonathan Davis
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 30 to Apr 12
  • Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This course offers a high-level overview of the web as a design medium, an introduction to web graphics, and an introduction to HTML and CSS. Students will begin to explore the web as a design medium through discussions, readings, explanations and a hands-on approach. Begin to build skills in the tools and languages used on the web; process images for use on the web; learn the roles of HTML, CSS and Javascript. Explore the importance of a multi-platform, multi-screen approach to web design, learn current development best practices, and develop thoughtful user interface, user experience and information architecture for a website.

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Writing the Short Story
CE 9026N 01
Michael Aronovitz
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 31 to Mar 21
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In this class, write and edit stories designed to intrigue readers. Work on creating dramatic tension and building your narrative voice. Writers of all levels and experience will learn how to develop fictive ideas, moving from idea generation toward exciting and heartfelt climaxes.

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