School of the Arts - Courses

Upcoming

Adult Arts

AAC2020 - Paint Sundays!: Workshop Series

Nov 8 - Nov 22, 2020 Sundays 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Instructor: Greg Hindle

This class will introduce participants to painting using acrylic media. Through demonstration and observation, they will learn the various qualities of acrylic paint and how to apply it.

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AAC2021 - Portrait Drawing

Feb 6 - Mar 13, 2021 Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Instructor: Greg Hindle

Develop skill in drawing portraits from the model using observation and exercises to better understand the structure of the human head and proper placement and design of facial features.

Work at your own level with individual guidance! Appropriate for beginners, advanced artists or for students building a portfolio.

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AAC2021 - Figure Drawing

Apr 5 - May 10, 2021 Mondays 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Instructor: Greg Hindle

Structured exercises from short gestures to sustained poses will introduce participants to elements of figure drawing and help artists sharpen their observational skills!

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Adult Yoga

AAC2021 - Yoga Flow

Jan 12 - Mar 2, 2021 Tuesdays 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Instructor: Ingrid Rijo RN

A beautifully balanced fusion of power and relaxation movements inspired by yoga, pilates, tai chi and callanetics. Combining poses with movement, stretches and breath, this class is designed to help you feel stronger, more flexible, and balanced.
The perfect way to nourish your mind body and soul in a beautiful calm space.
Come feel good ~ inside out and upside down.

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GSOTA Jr. Chef Program

ASC2021 - Cooking 101: Kitchen Basics (Grades 1-4)

Jan 12 - Mar 2, 2021 Tuesdays 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Instructor: Griffin Family Of Chefs

The 'Cooking 101' course is a first step in opening up the world of the Culinary Arts for students at the Gibson School of the Arts. While preparing fun recipes, students will learn how to work safely in a kitchen while acquiring skills in following a recipe and basic measurement.

Every child should have the opportunity to get into the kitchen and cook. Cooking is a valuable life skill that sets us up for healthy eating habits and helps to foster their creativity. This class is all about letting kids taste, smell and explore ingredients. Often in a safe, new environment even the pickiest of eaters will explore and try new foods.

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ASC2021 - Cooking 201: Kitchen Basics (Grades 5-8)

Jan 13 - Mar 3, 2021 Wednesdays 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Instructor: Griffin Family Of Chefs

The 'Cooking 201' course is a first step in opening up the world of the Culinary Arts for students at the Gibson School of the Arts. While preparing fun recipes, students will learn how to work safely in a kitchen while acquiring skills in following a recipe and basic measurement.

Every child should have the opportunity to get into the kitchen and cook. Cooking is a valuable life skill that sets us up for healthy eating habits and helps to foster their creativity. This class is all about letting kids taste, smell and explore ingredients. Often in a safe, new environment even the pickiest of eaters will explore and try new foods.

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Music

ASC2021 - Group Piano (Grades 1-4)

Jan 9 - Feb 27, 2021 Saturdays 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Instructor: Carlina LaLomia

Piano playing is a wonderful avenue for developing the mind and for finding personal expression. Group classes will cover playing technique and note reading. As part of the learning process, students will have the opportunity to write and learn their own note patterns and tunes. Students will be provided with weekly theory sheets to complete at home. We also encourage them to practice playing at home as much as possible. Practice greatly accelerates learning!

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ASC2021 - Group Piano (Grades 5-8)

Jan 9 - Feb 27, 2021 Saturdays 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Instructor: Carlina LaLomia

Piano playing is a wonderful avenue for developing the mind and for finding personal expression. Group classes will cover playing technique and note reading. As part of the learning process, students will have the opportunity to write and learn their own note patterns and tunes. Students will be provided with weekly theory sheets to complete at home. We also encourage them to practice playing at home as much as possible. Practice greatly accelerates learning!

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ASC2021 - Group Violin (Grades 1-8)

Jan 9 - Feb 27, 2021 Saturdays 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Instructor: Christina Scala

Learning and playing the violin offers a wonderful opportunity to develop the mind, find personal expression and interact with others in the enjoyment of music.

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Theatre

ASC2021 - Stage Play

Jan 12 - Mar 2, 2021 Tuesdays 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Instructor: Chandra Pepper

An 8 week long class that includes games, dramatic skill building, crafts, and improv - For students Gr. 1-8.

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ASC2021 - Theatre Tots (Ages 4-6)

Jan 12 - Mar 2, 2021 Tuesdays 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Instructor: Chandra Pepper

Get ready to play on stage! Join Chandra as she takes your little ones on adventures in the world of theatre. Song, dance and storytelling abound as we discover characters, stagecraft and confidence in a fun, exciting program! Never a dull moment with a dazzling piece to share during the final week of class!

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Visual Arts

ASC2021 - Intermediate Paint & Print (Gr. 5-8)

Jan 13 - Mar 3, 2021 Wednesdays 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Instructor: Dania Jaremczuk

The next step for our older group of young visual artists...

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ASC2021 - Mixed Media Madness! (Grades 1-4)

Jan 13 - Mar 3, 2021 Wednesdays 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Instructor: Dania Jaremczuk

Stretch your imagination and hone your observational skills through traditional and contemporary approaches in drawing, watercolour and collage. Paint moody landscapes, turn sounds into shapes and colour, make pop-up cards for someone special, and much more!

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Yoga

ASC2021 - Intro To Yoga (Grades 1-8)

Jan 12 - Mar 2, 2021 Tuesdays 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Instructor: Ingrid Rijo RN

A fun class to get your little yogis moving through poses, breath and play.
This energetic class is designed to help kids feel more focused, balanced and relaxed.
Inspired by our Youth and Wellness Feel Good Program ~ helping kids feel good inside out and upside down.

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Current

Adult Arts

AAC2020 - Drawing From The Model

Sep 21 - Nov 2, 2020 Mondays 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Instructor: Greg Hindle

These workshops will enhance participants' drawing skills and observational awareness through a variety of nude and draped poses.

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Adult Yoga

AAC2020 - Yoga Flow

Oct 6 - Nov 24, 2020 Tuesdays 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Instructor: Ingrid Rijo RN

A beautifully balanced fusion of power and relaxation movements inspired by yoga, pilates, tai chi and callanetics. Combining poses with movement, stretches and breath, this class is designed to help you feel stronger, more flexible, and balanced.
The perfect way to nourish your mind body and soul in a beautiful calm space.
Come feel good ~ inside out and upside down.

... more
GSOTA Jr. Chef Program

ASC2020 - Cooking 101: Kitchen Basics (Grades 1-4)

Oct 6 - Nov 24, 2020 Tuesdays 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Instructor: Griffin Family Of Chefs

The 'Cooking 101' course is a first step in opening up the world of the Culinary Arts for students at the Gibson School of the Arts. While preparing fun recipes, students will learn how to work safely in a kitchen while acquiring skills in following a recipe and basic measurement.

Every child should have the opportunity to get into the kitchen and cook. Cooking is a valuable life skill that sets us up for healthy eating habits and helps to foster their creativity. This class is all about letting kids taste, smell and explore ingredients. Often in a safe, new environment even the pickiest of eaters will explore and try new foods.

... more

ASC2020 - Cooking 201: Kitchen Basics (Grades 5-8)

Oct 7 - Nov 25, 2020 Wednesdays 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Instructor: Griffin Family Of Chefs

The 'Cooking 201' course is a first step in opening up the world of the Culinary Arts for students at the Gibson School of the Arts. While preparing fun recipes, students will learn how to work safely in a kitchen while acquiring skills in following a recipe and basic measurement.

Every child should have the opportunity to get into the kitchen and cook. Cooking is a valuable life skill that sets us up for healthy eating habits and helps to foster their creativity. This class is all about letting kids taste, smell and explore ingredients. Often in a safe, new environment even the pickiest of eaters will explore and try new foods.

... more
Music

ASC2020 - Group Piano (Grades 1-4)

Oct 3 - Nov 28, 2020 Saturdays 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Instructor: Carlina La Lomia

Piano playing is a wonderful avenue for developing the mind and for finding personal expression. Group classes will cover playing technique and note reading. As part of the learning process, students will have the opportunity to write and learn their own note patterns and tunes. Students will be provided with weekly theory sheets to complete at home. We also encourage them to practice their playing at home as much as possible. Practice greatly accelerates learning!

... more

ASC2020 - Group Piano (Grades 5-8)

Oct 3 - Nov 28, 2020 Saturdays 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Instructor: Carlina La Lomia

Piano playing is a wonderful avenue for developing the mind and for finding personal expression. Group classes will cover playing technique and note reading. As part of the learning process, students will have the opportunity to write and learn their own note patterns and tunes. Students will be provided with weekly theory sheets to complete at home. We also encourage them to practice playing at home as much as possible. Practice greatly accelerates learning!

... more

ASC2020 - Group Violin (Grades 1-8)

Oct 10 - Nov 28, 2020 Saturdays 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Instructor: Christina Scala

Learning and playing the violin offers a wonderful opportunity to develop the mind, find personal expression and interact with others in the enjoyment of music.

... more
Theatre

ASC2020 - Stage Play

Oct 6 - Nov 24, 2020 Tuesdays 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Instructor: Chandra Pepper

An 8 week long class that includes games, dramatic skill building, crafts, and improv - For students Gr. 1-8.

... more

ASC2020 - Theatre Tots (Ages 4-6)

Oct 6 - Nov 24, 2020 Tuesdays 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Instructor: Chandra Pepper

Get ready to play on stage! Join Chandra as she takes your little ones on adventures in the world of theatre. Song, dance and storytelling abound as we discover characters, stagecraft and confidence in a fun, exciting program! Never a dull moment with a dazzling piece to share during the final week of class!

... more
Visual Arts

ASC2020 - Intermediate Paint & Print (Gr. 5-8)

Oct 7 - Nov 25, 2020 Wednesdays 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Instructors: Christina Luck, Dania Jaremczuk

The next step for our older group of young visual artists...

... more

ASC2020 - Mixed Media Madness! (Grades 1-4)

Oct 7 - Nov 25, 2020 Wednesdays 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Instructors: Christina Luck, Dania Jaremczuk

Stretch your imagination and hone your observational skills through traditional and contemporary approaches in drawing, watercolour and collage. Paint moody landscapes, turn sounds into shapes and colour, make pop-up cards for someone special, and much more!

... more
Yoga

DPF2020 - Feel Good - Body & Mind

Mon, Wed, Fri Sep 14 - Nov 23 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Instructor: Ingrid Rijo RN

This program is a fun look at the road to feeling good, what that means and some of the activities and practices that can lead us there. This is Feel Good - Body and Mind for Kids

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ASC2020 - Intro To Yoga (Grades 1-8)

Oct 6 - Nov 24, 2020 Tuesdays 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Instructor: Ingrid Rijo RN

A fun class to get your little yogis moving through poses, breath and play.
This energetic class is designed to help kids feel more focused, balanced and relaxed.
Inspired by our Youth and Wellness Feel Good Program ~ helping kids feel good inside out and upside down.

... more