Fall 2017 Workshops

Be newly inspired this fall! Take a workshop to learn a new skill or refine one you already have. If you have any questions, including about the age ranges for workshops, please contact us at play@newspirearts.com or call us at 301-620-4458 and we will be happy to help.

Circus 101

  • 1st - 5th Graders
    Thursday November 2 & 9, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    $50
    Take the center ring and be a circus star! Mark Lohr has traveled the world performing his circus skills from the Kennedy Center to Shanghai, China. In this fun, active, and fast-paced workshop you will learn new skills like juggling, stilt walking, clowning and more! Younger siblings can take Sprouting Melodies at 10am across the hall.
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Be the Bard

  • High School & Adults
    Tuesdays (October 24 - November 28), 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    $75
    Published writer and soon-to-be produced playwright Damon Norko will help you become the Bard in this creative writing class focused on developing and submitting works of narrative fiction. The course will be half instructional, focusing on character development, setting, descriptions, theme, technique and semantics, and half workshop, where students can get feedback and guidance on their works-in-progress. Goals for the 6-week course will be to write, revise, and ultimately publish a poem, story, or play. A final event will celebrate the accomplishments of the students.
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Train Your Voice for the Stage

  • High School and Adults
    Saturdays (November 4 - 18), 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    $38
    Are you serious about singing and musical theatre? This is the workshop for you. Our Peabody trained voice specialist will help you craft and develop your voice into the instrument you want it to be. Anyone can sing, but we can help you sing better. For the best experience, pair this class with Sight Reading for Singers.
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Sight Reading for Singers

  • High School and Adults
    Saturdays (November 4 - 18), 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    $38
    An essential skill for anyone who loves to sing, this workshop will teach you the basics of music theory and how to translate the theory into practice so you can read music like the pros. For the best experience, pair this class with Train Your Voice for the Stage.
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Professional Podcasting

  • High School and Adults
    Mondays (October 23 - November 13), 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    $100
    Are you looking for more instruction than a YouTube tutorial can provide? Join the experts from Castwave Studios to learn the techniques and skills that separate the amature podcaster from the pros.
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