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Cartoon Crazy Summer 2016

Cartoon Crazy Summer 2016 with Terry Kole YOUTH

Ages 8-12

Create your own cartoons! Inspired by the masters of cartooning, students will create their own characters and learn the art of cartooning, from exaggerating emotions, and different pen techniques to creating their own worlds for their characters. 

For more information, contact Terry at tkole2001@yahoo.com or check out her website at www.terrykole.com

 

Thursdays mornings, July 7, 14, 21 and 28

9:00 AM-12:00 PM in the Art Studio

$100/$85 members

 

 

Summer Art 2016: Adults

Summer Art 2016: Adults

Three nights of instruction and three materials! Guided by experienced core faculty instructors and practicing artists, each class will introduce oil painting, sculpture, and printmaking. Observational drawing will serve as the foundation for each class and medium.  In a structured and motivated studio environment, students will be guided through the process of creating three finished works of art. All levels are encouraged and welcome!

Thursday evenings, July 21, 28 and August 4
6:30-9:30 PM in the Art Studio
$125/$106.25 members *Materials included.

For additional information, please contact instructors, David Sigel and Hilary Hutchison at:  summerartcotuit@gmail.com

Gallery Opening: September-October 2016 Exhibits

Gallery Opening: October-November 2016 Exhibits

Gallery Opening: Annual Member, Student, Faculty Exhibit

Butter Ball

Saturday Yoga

SUNday Morning Yoga

Salon of Shorts

Musical Theatre Dance Workshop Summer 2016

Musical Theater Dance Workshop- Summer 2016 YOUTH
Ages 6-18
with Michele Colley and Kris Hill

Students practice and hone their singing, dancing and acting skills in a fun and supportive environment. They will learn basic voice, dance, improv and acting techniques as well as the technical execution of sets, costumes and props, integrating these into two exciting final performances. This program is for actors of reading age who have a true interest in theater.  Visit the website www.MusicalTheaterDanceWorkshop.com  for more information

Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 5-July 28 (8 Sessions)
10:30 AM-3:00 PM at 17 Savinelli Road
$275/$233.75

Summer Art 2016: Session 2, Forms in Motion

Summer Art 2016: Session 2, FORMS IN MOTION with David Sigel and Hilary Hutchison
Ages 11-16

Summer Art 2016 will offer two unique programs for enthusiastic young artists, ages 11 – 16.  This is a studio-based two-week program that will introduce students to a wide range of art materials and methods of making art.  Each session’s individualized theme will give students the opportunity to explore projects in a creative and innovative environment.  Classes will be offered daily, 8:30 am through 12:30 pm.   Painting, drawing, printmaking, and sculpture will be taught.  At the end of each session, every student will have acquired new skills, produced a portfolio of artwork, and benefited from the experience of working with peers in a fun, motivating, and creative studio setting.  Enrollment is limited to 18 students per session.  Sign up today

Session 2, FORMS IN MOTION: For this session, projects will use the concept of movement as a theme: gesture drawing, whirly-gig sculpture, plein-air painting,  collagraph plate and printmaking.

Monday-Friday mornings, July 18-July 29
8:30 AM-12:30 PM in the Black Box
$550/$467.50 members

Contact Instructors David Sigel and Hilary Hutchison with any questions: summerartcotuit@gmail.com



Miss Lori's Creative Movement and Lunch Bunch!

Miss Lori's Creative Movement and Lunch Bunch- YOUTH

Ages 3-11

Children ages 3-11 are invited to join this movement class directed by Miss Lori Dutra.
Kids enjoy open play with balls, hoops, parachutes, gymnastics wedges, soccer nets, and more. You’ll find some babies, lots of toddlers, and a few older kids at Creative Movement and lunch bunch. Kids bring a peanut-free lunch and water bottle to enjoy at 11:30. For more information email: misslori_klubkidz@comcast.net

Tuesdays, June 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, Aug 2, 9, 16, 23 (9 weeks)
9:00 AM-12:00 PM in the Black Box and Art Studio
Preregistration
$135
$90-1st sibling
$40-each additional sibling

Drop-In Rate:
$20
$15-1st sibling
$5-each additional sibling
(siblings only)

Cape Cod Drum Circle

Cape Cod Drum Circle     
A Drum Circle is a group of people, from just a few to say 50, sitting in a circle experiencing the spontaneous creation of music on a variety of drums and world percussion. It evokes the universal rhythm inside of us all. Anyone can participate. No experience necessary. Extra drums will be available but bring your own if you have them. Dancers and wind players are also welcome!!  For more info, contact Sam Holmstock at samholmstock@gmail.com              
The First Tuesday of Every Month  
7:00-9:30 pm in the Art Studio
$5 donation requested for the use of the space

Nancy Witter: Ladies Night

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival 2016

Tedi Marsh Sings Michel Legrand

Brazen Belles

Provincetown Jazz Fest

An evening with Patty Larkin with special guests The Parkington Sisters and Jordan Renzi

Sarah Swain & the Oh Boys' Rockabilly Dance Party

Square Dance

Kami Lyle Sit-A-While

Members' Talent Show

4th Annual Hootenanny

Best of the Woods Hole Film Festival 2016

Wonderland

Rhythm Future Quartet 2016

2nd Annual Brazilian Cultural Fest

Ryan Casey Tap

Cape Cod Dance Expo

5th Annual Ukulele Celebration

Cape Cod Can

16th Annual Art & Souls Costume Ball

Suede

Kami Lyle Sit-A-While 11/16

Wine & Music Wednesday Aug 2016

Wine & Music Wednesday Sept 2016

Wine & Music Wednesday Oct 2016

Wine & Music Wednesday Nov 2016

Wine & Music Wednesday Holiday Sing-A-Long

FACB: Fifty's a Bitch

Venus in Fur 2016

The Money Shot

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Frost/Nixon

Driving Miss Daisy

Only Wounded: Larry Marsland Sings Peter Allen 2016

Scrooge

2nd Wednesday Theater: Aug 2016

2nd Wednesday Theater: Great American Musical Singalong! The Sound of Music

2nd Wednesday Theater: Oct 2016

2nd Wednesday Theater: A Few Good Men

2nd Wednesday Theater: Christmas

COTUIT ON THE ROAD: What the World Needs Now

"The Acoustic Living Room" Songs and Stories with Kathy Mattea Featuring Bill Cooley

The Vineyard at Cotuit

Tap Workshop, Summer 2016

Tap Workshop,  Summer 2016 with Susan Friedman

This is a multi-level tap class that focuses on basic tap technique in order to strengthen silks. A full length choreographed dance will be learned by the conclusion of the class. A fun cardio workout with lots of fun ‘summer’ music.
Come join the tap fun!
Thursdays, July 7-August 11
5:00 PM-6:00 PM in the Art Studio
$90/$76.50 members

For more information, email Susan Friedman at smf318@me.com

The Young Actor's Workshop

The Young Actor's Workshop with Hannah McLaughlin
Ages 7-14
Kids will have fun in this five week session consisting of theatre games and exercises, improvisation, basic acting techniques and theatre crafts. The class focus is on participation and experience and will culminate in a final performance for an invited audience. All levels welcome.
Saturday mornings, July 16-August 13
10:00 AM-12:00 PM in the Art Studio
$125/$106.25 members

Phoebe Carrai and Peter Sykes in Concert

The Expressive Landscape in Pastel, Summer 2016

The Expressive Landscape in Pastel, Summer 2016

Turn on the light! Fire up your imagination and explore the 
expressive side of landscape pastel painting. This soft pastel class will focus  
on creating strong simplified starts using big shapes of beautiful  
color.  We will experiment and explore various under-painting  
techniques using pastel, mark making, and significant color choices to  
push a painting further. Students will develop their own style while  
learning about composition, value, and technique. Discussion, mini- 
demos, exercises, critiques, individual coaching and more painting! Go  
beyond your comfort zone, create a more dynamic sense of atmosphere  
and have confidence with pastel.

Monday afternoons, July 11-August 15
1:00-3:30 PM in the Art Studio
$175/$148.75 members

$35/$29.75 members Drop In fee per class

Supply List:  Full box of soft pastels (not oil pastels) in a full  
range of color and value.  NuPastel or Prismacolor Brand hard pastels  
(not required, but very helpful).  UART 400 or 500 grade sanded pastel  
paper (available to Woodruff"s),  1 sheet of foamcore for your  
“backing board”.  Your OWN photographs with nice BIG simple shapes,  
strong light, and shadow.  Sketch pad, woodless graphite pencil (6B or  
8B), black Sharpie marker, ruler, an inexpensive 1” flat wash brush,  
an old towel or sheet for under your easel, container for water and  
Isopropyl Alcohol 91%

Session Americana

The Rip-It-Ups

Cotuit on the Road: What the World Needs Now at the Coonamessett Inn

Introduction to Guitar

Introduction to Guitar with Aaron Mayo
Begins July 16
Adults & Teens
In this 8-session introductory guitar class, you will learn the basics of playing guitar. Students will learn the chords and be able to play hundreds of songs! Don’t forget your guitar! For more information, contact Aaron at aaronmayo@hotmail.com
Saturday mornings, July16-August 20
10:00-11:00 AM in the Blackbox Theatre Upstairs
$160/$136 members

 

Happy Hour with Celeste Howe and Malcolm Granger

Audra McDonald

Cotuit Center for the Arts & Mark Cortale present
Broadway @ Cotuit Cotuit Center for the Arts
Six Time Tony Award Winner
AUDRA MCDONALD
With Special Guest WILL SWENSON
and SETH RUDETSKY as pianist/host

COTUIT ON THE ROAD: Love Is Blind at The Loft Restaurant

Arts and Movement Lunch Bunch

Arts and Movement Lunch Bunch with Miss Lori

A first introduction to the arts and movement where students will dance to music, make arts and crafts, take nature walks, do drama and much more. Class begins with lunch, and each class will be different. For ages preschool-elementary. Homeschoolers welcome! Children should bring a peanut-free lunch and a water bottle. For more information, please contact Miss Lori: misslori_klubkidz@comcast.net

Tuesdays, September 13-December 20 (no class Nov. 22)
12:00-1:30 PM in the Art Studio
$140/$119 members (discounted to preregister)
Drop in: $15/class
3rd or more siblings drop-in: $5/each

 

 

Introduction to Ukulele, September 2016

Introduction to Ukulele, September 2016 with Steve Gregory

Everyone is musical. Explore the music in you with the Ukulele! The Ukulele has enjoyed a come back in recent years with popular artists such as Train, IZ, and Jake Shimabukuro leading the charge. Students will learn basic chords and strumming patterns to classic songs. Singing along is encouraged but not required. Once you’ve learned a few basic techniques, you’ll be on your way to playing pretty much any song you’d like to. Performance opportunities are available as well! Please bring your own ukulele.

Saturday mornings, September 10-October 15
9:00-10:30 AM at 4446 Falmouth Road
$160/$136 members

For more information, please email Steve: stephenpgregory@yahoo.com

Intermediate Ukulele, September 2016

Intermediate Ukulele, September 2016 with Steve Gregory

Intermediate Ukulele covers finger picking, single note melody playing, advanced and novelty strumming patterns, tablature, jazz chords and other fun approaches to the instrument. Arrangements are new and fresh for each new session. We'll be covering songs by artists such as The Beatles, Van Morrison, as well as Motown classics and tunes from the Great American Songbook. Join us for some playing and singing. Performance opportunities are available as well!

Saturday mornings, September 10-October 15
10:30 AM- 12:00 PM at 4446 Falmouth Road
$160/$136 members

For more information, please email Steve: stephenpgregory@yahoo.com

Ballet Barre, September 2016

Ballet Barre, September 2016 with Susan Friedman
This class is for those looking for a moderate fitness workout and much more!  Students will tone the entire body with a variety of stretching and strengthening barre exercises as well as center work on the mat.   Treat yourself to an hour where you can lose yourself in beautiful music and explore your “Inner Ballerina”. Yoga mat and set of light weights are suggested. Ballet or other soft dance shoes required. Tutus optional! For more information, contact Susan at smf318@me.com

Mondays, September 12-October 17
9:30 AM-10:30 AM Upstairs in the Black Box
$90/$76.50 members
Or, drop-ins available with purchase of $50 three-class punch card at the box office.

 

 

Beginning Adult Tap, September 2016

Beginning Adult Tap, September 2016 with Susan Friedman

Cape Cod master teacher Susan Mendoza Friedman will introduce basic tap technique with her usual energy and creative style. This is the same as the evening class, just a different daytime offering. For those who have no previous tap experience but who want to become the next Ginger Rogers or Fred Astaire! Great music…great exercise…great fun!  You are guaranteed to leave the class with a smile. For more info, contact Susan at smf318@me.com


Mondays, September 12-October 17
10:45 AM- 11:45 AM in the Black Box Upstairs
$90/$76.50 members

What's Your Story, Morning Glory-September 2016

What's Your Story, Morning Glory? A Writing Gym for Women with Christine Ernst
Have you always wanted to write but worry that your story's not that interesting? Do you own a collection of blank journals that you never write in because your story's not important enough? What are you waiting for? Join our class and discover a world of story in your day to day. Each class is structured around simple and fun writing exercises, experience mining, exploration of the personal narrative, and optional weekly take-home assignments. No judgment, no critique, just lots of writing -- also sharing through reading aloud, if you choose. For more info, contact Christine at christineernstwriter@gmail.com
Saturday mornings, September 10-October 15

9:00 AM -11:00 AM at 17 Savinelli Road
$114/$96.90 members
Drop-in Rate: $20

COTUIT ON THE ROAD: SOUVENIR

Acrylic Landscape Painting, July 2016

Acrylic Landscape Painting, July 2016

This is a non-intimidating, supportive atmosphere with ongoing individual instruction and guidance. Beginning with a simple sketch we'll lightly glaze each layer of paint, allowing for adjustments along the way to the final details.  They'll be a brief overview of paints, brushes, brush loading, color mixing and paint application to demystify the painting process as well as helpful handouts. Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Levels

Fridays, July 22-August 26
11:00 AM-2:00 PM in the Art Studio
$210/$178.50 members *plus a $10 materials fee

*If bringing your own materials, please email Rosalie at rosemac1310@gmail.com for a list of necessary supplies.

Watercolor Landscape Painting

Watercolor Landscape Painting

Join us, relax, have fun with this forgiving and non-fussy medium.  Ongoing demonstrations and individual attention will guide you on your painting journey.  If you've never drawn or painted before, or are returning to develop your skills further, this class will accommodate  all levels. Students will learn drawing, glazing, brush techniques and color mixing together with an initial overview of materials and helpful handouts. For beginner/intermediate/advanced levels.

Wednesdays, July 20-August 24
10:00 AM-1:00 PM in the Art Studio
$210/$178.50*
*Plus a materials fee of $10. If bringing your own materials, please contact Rosalie at rosemac1310@gmail.com for a list of necessary supplies.

Mixed Media Drawing- July 2016

Mixed Media Drawing- July 2016 with Jackie Reeves

This class is for those who are comfortable with the basics of drawing and feel ready to explore unique expressive mixed media techniques. Working from still life and a live model, students will receive demos and instruction on creating with a variety of dry and wet media and collage on paper and art boards. The goal in this class is to push through simply drawing what you see by learning how to build up surface and then self edit through collage and paint application. Examples of expressive drawing in contemporary art practices will be shared to further spark ideas and new possibilities.  There will be a live model for the last class. 

Wednesdays, July 27-August 17 (4 sessions)
4:00-6:30 PM in the Black Box Upstairs
$150/$127.50 members (includes fee for model)

A materials list will be available upon registration. 

Silver Swans Ballet

Silver Swans: Senior Adult Ballet Class with Susan Friedman- NEW!

This six week class includes a simple traditional barre, center and across the floor dance that brings out your inner grace and beauty. This class is more about the enjoyment of movement than how high you can kick your leg. Dance that will keep you feeling beautiful and fit inside and out!
Friday mornings, September 9-October 14
11:00 AM-12:00 PM in the Black Box Upstairs
$90/$76.50 members

For more information, contact Susan: smf318@aol.com

Expressive Pastels, September 2016


Expressive Pastels, September 2016 With Ed Chesnovitch
Turn on the light! Fire up your imagination and explore the expressive side of pastel painting. This soft pastel class will focus on creating strong simplified starts using big shapes of beautiful color.  We will experiment and explore various under-painting techniques using pastel, mark making, and significant color choices to push a painting further. Students will develop their own style while learning about composition, value, and technique. Discussion, mini-demos, exercises, critiques, individual coaching and more painting! Go beyond your comfort zone, create a more dynamic sense of atmosphere and have confidence with pastel.

Mondays, September 12-October 17
1:00-3:30 PM in the Art Studio
$175/$148.75 members
$35/$29.75 members Drop In fee per class

Supply List:

Full box of soft pastels (not oil pastels) in a full  range of color and value. 

NuPastel or Prismacolor Brand hard pastels (not required, but very helpful). 

UART 400 or 500 grade sanded pastel paper (available to Woodruff"s). 

1 sheet of foamcore for your  “backing board”. 

Your OWN photographs with nice BIG simple shapes,  strong light, and shadow. 

Sketch pad, woodless graphite pencil (6B or 8B), black Sharpie marker, ruler, an inexpensive 1” flat wash brush,  an old towel or sheet for under your easel, container for water and  Isopropyl Alcohol 91%

Cape Cod Dance Expo Performance

Theatre Workshop, September 2016

Theatre Workshop, September 2016-YOUTH with Karen Santos
Ages 10-14
Have a blast in this six week session consisting of theatre games and exercises, improvisation, story building and enactment, and basic acting techniques. The class focus is on participation and experience and will culminate in a final performance showcasing what students have learned. It’s a fun class designed for your imagination and creativity! New material for returning students!
Saturdays, September 17-October 22
12:30-2:00 PM in the Art Studio
$135/$114.75 members

For more information, contact Karen: karen@cotuitcenterforthearts.org

Intermediate Adult Tap, Septmeber 2016

Intermediate Adult Tap Dance with Susan Friedman
Cape Cod master teacher Susan Mendoza Friedman brings her tap energy and creative style to every class. This is a continuation of the Beginner Tap class or for those who are  familiar with the  basic knowledge of tap terminology. More advanced  technique will be introduced building on the curriculum from Beginner Tap.  By the end of the session, students will complete a full length choreographed tap dance and may have performance opportunities. A fabulously fun class and a great cardio workout…not to mention the sing-along possibilities with music we all love!  For more information contact Susan at smf318@me.com
Thursdays, September 8-October 13
4:15-5:15 PM in the Black Box Upstairs
$90/$76.50 members

Introduction to Guitar, September 2016

Introduction to Guitar with Aaron Mayo
Adults & Teens

In this 6-session introductory guitar class, you will learn the basics of playing guitar. Students will learn the chords and be able to play hundreds of songs! Don’t forget your guitar!
Saturday mornings, September 17-October 22
10:00-11:00 AM in the Blackbox Theatre Upstairs
$120/$102 members

For more information, contact Aaron at aaronmayo@hotmail.com



 

Watercolor Painting, September 2016

Watercolor Painting, September 2016

Contrary to popular belief, watercolor is very forgiving.  It  has a fluidity and transparency unlike any other medium.  Prior to beginning a beautiful painting, you'll  be guided in sketching the subject (no prior drawing experience necessary). You'll learn glazing, brush loading, color mixing, paint lifting and control techniques as you gradually developing your painting allowing for adjustments along the way.

There will be ongoing individual guidance, instruction and demonstrations in a supportive, non-intimidating and fun atmosphere. Various papers, brushes and equipment will be discussed together with helpful handouts to assist you on your painting journey.  Beginners to advanced skill levels welcome.

Wednesdays, September 21-October 26
11:00 AM-2:00 PM in the Art Studio

$210/$187.50 members*

*Plus at $10 materials fee. If bringing your own materials, please contact Rosalie at rosemac1310@gmail.com for a specific list of supplies.



Acrylic Fall Painting, September 2016

Acrylic Fall Painting, September 2016
This class will guide you with individual attention  in completing a beautiful fall scene in glorious colors.  They'll be ongoing instruction and demonstrations which will demystify the painting process.
Beginning with a simple sketch, continuous light  layers of paint are applied, allowing for adjustments along the way as your painting slowly emerges. Final details will create energy and life to your painting. An overview of supplies, techniques, brush loading and application along with helpful handouts will guide you on your painting journey.  

If bringing your own materials, contact Rosalie at rosemac1310@gmail.com for a list of necessary class supplies.

Fridays, September 23-October 28
11:00 AM-2:00 PM in the Art Studio
$210/$187.50* members

*Plus a $10 materials fee for supplies. If bringing your own materials, contact Rosalie at rosemac1310@gmail.com for a list of necessary class supplies.