School of the Arts - Courses

Upcoming

Adult Arts

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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Current

Adult Yoga

AAC2021 - Yoga Flow

Jan 26 - Mar 16, 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 26 - Mar 16, 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 27 - Mar 17, 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 23 - Mar 13, 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 23 - Mar 13, 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 23 - Mar 13, 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 26, Feb 2, 9, 16, 23, Mar 2, 3, 17 2021 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 26 - Mar 16, 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 27 - Mar 17, 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 27 - Mar 17, 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 26 - Mar 16, 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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