Explore farce, realistic comedy, and high comedy through scene study. Some experience helpful.
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Join Emily in a celebration of creativity as a catalyst for radical acts of connection—even and especially in these disconnecting times! In this online course, students are invited to ask questions – anything goes, as long as it’s about writing or writing-adjacent.
Participants will learn about the careers of the legendary English operetta team. Set against the social milieu of late Victorian England, the presenters will perform selections from Gilbert and Sullivan works to illustrate their musical, comic and satiric genius.
Documentaries are rapidly evolving. They used to strive to portray facts, real people and historic events as objectively as possible, but nowadays “creative” or hybrid documentaries are playing everywhere, when the director’s own original perspective is as prominent and essential to the film as the events and people it portrays.
Artist and astronomy buff Halstead takes Studios visitors to the cosmos and back as he discusses what they can expect to see swirling overhead in Key West—and how to comprehend where those objects fit in terms of scale, distance, and location in the night sky. For this session, students will join Halstead on Hugh’s View for an actual observation through Halstead’s high-powered telescope.
How can you tell Beethoven from Bach? Stravinsky from Strauss? It doesn’t have to be a mystery. This class will cover “classical” music from medieval times to the 20th century. The goal is to improve and enhance the listening skills and knowledge of participants.
Brockway introduces an era of creative evolution through three lenses: painting, music, film. This introductory course will underscore the perspective that Surrealism is not just a historical period in literature and art, but it remains vibrant in popular culture and forms of protest today.
Participants will free write from a prompt and then we will share work, pull out words / phrases / sentences that feel particularly meaningful, and use those as passageways into further exploration. Higgins Ross will lead several individual writing exercises, as well as group exercises that will help participants feel safe and comfortable diving more deeply into their writing.