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  • Expressive Arts (16 yrs. and under)

    StoryShare: Transforming Stories from Page to Stage (Ages 8-12)

    Instructor: Shannon Rzucidlo
    Imagine being an actor, writer, or director of an original production! In this class you will collaborate with others to transform original stories and creative ideas into one-of-a-kind productions that you will perform at the end of the session. Inspired by the Stories that Soar! Program, this class is a safe and exciting place for exploring your creative side. Call or email the instructor for more information: Shannon@storiesthatsoar.org. A performance will be held on the last day of class. 

    Class Code Location Dates Time Fee
    3-130SR FW-MPR1 Thu 5/22-6/26 6:00-8:00 p.m. $85
    3-530SR NWAC-303 Sat 5/24-6/28 11:30 a.m-1:30 p.m. $85
    3-531SR NWAC-303 Tue 6/10 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. $85

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    Instructor: Ruth Green
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    Class Code Location Dates Time Fee
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    Instructor: Ruth Green
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