Senior Enrichment

Daytime Drama: Readers Theatre

Ages: 50+
Enjoy the experience of acting without the stress and memorization! Using scripts modified from classic literature, participants will learn how to make the stories come alive using active oral interpretation. Even the most complicated novels and plays can be made accessible and fun through Readers Theatre. These two-hour workshops include instruction time, group work and in-class performances interspersed with short breaks to keep you motivated and focused. All ages and levels of experience welcome!
Instructor: Drama In Progress
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $20 R / $22 NR
Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
12355 Oct. 31 Readers Theatre: Edgar Allen Poe’s The Tell-Tale Heart
12356 Nov. 14 & 28 The Stories of O. Henry ($40)
12357 Dec. 12, A Dickens Christmas
12358 Jan. 9 and 23, Zorro! The Course of Capistrano ($40)
12359 Feb. 6 and 20, Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing ($40)
12360 Mar. 6, Episodes from Don Quixote
12361 Apr. 3 and 17 The Importance of Being Ernest by Oscar Wilde ($40)
12362 May 1 and 15 Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream ($40)

Adult Acting

Ages: 18+
This class is designed for adults who are interested in acting. Whether you want to work on your confidence in front of a crowd, or you want to brush up on your acting skills to audition for a show, or you are just looking for something fun to do, this is the class for you. Adult Acting will focus on public speaking skills, character building, and improvisation in a fun and non-judgmental environment.
Instructor: Inspire Creative
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $190 R/$209 NR
10711 M, Sept. 4 – Nov. 6, 6:45 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

Line Dance: Senior

Learn the basic steps for country line dances. Gain confidence to get out on the floor and have fun. A great class for fans of Country, Big Band Swing, West Coast Swing, and Latin styles of music. Please wear light weight clothing and shoes with a little slide.
Instructor: Joy Huggins
Location: PACE Center 
Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. 
Fee: $20 R/$22 NR 
11090 Nov. 7 - 28 ($15) 
11091 Dec. 5 - 19 (3 weeks)
11367 Jan. 9 - 30
11368 Feb. 6 - 27
11369 Mar. 6 - 27
11370 Apr. 3 - 24
Fee: $15 R/$17 NR 
Thursdays, 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. 
11618 Jan. 11 - Feb. 1
11619 Feb. 8 - Mar. 1
11620 Mar. 8 - 29
11621 Apr. 5 - 26

Art Journaling

Ages: 15+
This class will start you on a path of keeping a journal of ideas and art. Students will create a journal using mixed media and collage, while finishing some pages and creating backgrounds for future work. All supplies included.
Instructor: Chris Stuart
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $50  R/$55  NR
10884 Th, Nov. 30, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
10883 Sa, April 21, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Making Your Mark with Painting

Ages: 14+
Kris will gently guide you past your fears to teach you to paint. Her instruction covers painting techniques used by artists from the Dutch painters to the Impressionists and beyond. Come and experience the joy of creating something truly your own.
Instructor: Kris Iltis
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $50 R/$55 NR
10889 Tu, Nov. 7 – 28, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (No class on Nov. 21)

The Joys of Oil Painting

Ages: 14+
Grab this chance to break through your inertia and fear and immerse yourself in painting. This workshop is for the beginning or intermediate artist. Our day will include: slide show, setting up your equipment and how to best use it for your desired effects.  Kris's step by step instruction will guide you through basic drawing and painting skills to complete your masterpiece. Pack your lunch and supplies and join us for a day of art.
Instructor: Kris Iltis
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $50 R/$55 NR
11627 Sa, Jan. 13, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
11628 Sa, Apr. 7, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Mixed Media Collage on Canvas

Ages: 15+
Students will learn various mixed media tips and techniques, and complete a 12”x12” canvas collage using paper, fabric, paint, and ink. Students will make some of their own paper and cards. Art or craft experience welcome, but not necessary!
Instructor: Chris Stuart
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $50 R/$55 NR
10882 M, March 5, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Cold Wax Creations

Ages: 18+
This three day workshop will teach you how to explore and create with cold wax and oil paint. This medium is totally different from encaustic and provides incredible texture and depth while encouraging a true sense of play and discovery! If you don’t like something, just cover it up with another layer of wax and paint! No pressure. No experience in any kind of art needed. Just lots of messy fun! You’ll walk away with at least three completed paintings. Students should bring oil paints and an apron/shirt that can get dirty.
Instructor: Dianna Fritzler
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $175 R/$192 NR
10994 Tu-Th, Mar. 20 – 22, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Beginning and Intermediate Workshop with Tadashi

Ages: 10+ years
Learn with a Master Tadashi Hayakawa. Beginner and intermediate artists, students, and hobbyists, will learn how to enjoy the process of creating art with imagination and freedom of expression along with basic techniques. This class is great for all ages, especially seniors or those needing physical therapy. Students must supply their subject matter and supplies: paper or canvas, media (pencil, acrylic, water color, pastel, or other), brushes, water jar, and tablecloth or drop cloth. Students as young as 10 may register if they are motivated to be a fine artist.
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $20 R/ $22 NR
Su, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
10986 Oct. 22
10987 Nov. 26
10988 Dec.3
10989 Jan. 28  
10990 Feb. 25
10991 Mar. 25  
10992 Apr. 22