CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

Creative and Professional Development

The Artist’s Way with Rosalind Brackenbury

The Artist’s Way is the seminal book on the subject of creativity. An international bestseller, millions of readers have found it to be an invaluable guide to living the artist’s life. Still as vital today—or perhaps even more so—than it was when it was first published one decade ago, it is a powerfully provocative and inspiring work

Getting Started with Your Novel with Hays Blinckmann

Put words on a page and put yourself out there!

Why Not Create? with Erika Heffernan

Open-lab concept. Get the feedback you need, whether struggling with Excel or stuck creatively.

Comedy Scene Study with Dennis Zacek

Explore farce, realistic comedy, and high comedy through scene study.

Hamlet to Hamilton: Play Your Dream Role with Nancy 3. Hoffman and Caroline Taylor

Take on any song, scene, speech or role you’d like to slip into.

The Artist Entrepreneur with Eric Lapin

Artists of all disciplines need a broad set of skills in order to succeed.

Devising 101 with Chantal Pavageaux

An outline of the artistic process. Research, make, edit and present…anything!

Works & Words with Roberta Marks

Marks explore how and why artists create through assignments, lectures and critiques of outside work.

Screenwriting: How the Greats Begin with Matt Flynn

Let the “greats” help perfect your screenplay, or simply steer you toward your beginning.

Why Not Create? with Erika Heffernan

Open-lab concept. Get the feedback you need, whether struggling with Excel or stuck creatively.

The Red Door is Open: Collaborative Artmaking with Robert Hitz

A creative collective wherein artists of different disciplines create work inspired by others.

Collage Therapy with Sharon DiGuilio

We can all benefit from a little therapy. Join DiGiulio for a creative session.

Ace the Opening with Katrin Schumann

Craft compelling content that will grab an agent’s attention.

Expressive Arts & the Tamalpa Life Art Process with Katharine Doughty

Discover embodied creativity through movement, drawing, writing.

How Do I Save a Flailing Poem? with Flower Conroy

Take a flawed poem and make it sing while learning new approaches to invigorating staled work.

Why Not Create? with Erika Heffernan

Open-lab concept. Get the feedback you need, whether struggling with Excel or stuck creatively.

Make Your Stories Stageworthy with Toby Armour

Stage Director Armour helps students turn great tales into great storytelling.

Songwriting: The Ultimate Puzzle with Ben Harrison

Troubadour Harrison walks through the sometimes frustrating, always rewarding songwriting process.

Journey Into the Great Round with Marlene Koenig

Art takes many forms. Join Koenig for lessons in philosophy, meditation and yoga.

Image, Words and Movement with Andrea Panzeca

Teaching artist Panzeca leads participants through a series of exercises in writing, drawing, and movement.

Why Not Create? with Erika Heffernan

Open-lab concept. Get the feedback you need, whether struggling with Excel or stuck creatively.

Summer Solstice Plein Air Watercolor Intensive with Susan Sugar

A perennial summer favorite propels students to the next level of plein air work, capturing the sky and sea at sunset with beloved instructor and master watercolor artist Susan Sugar.

Summer Solstice Plein Air Watercolor Intensive with Susan Sugar

A perennial summer favorite propels students to the next level of plein air work, capturing the sky and sea at sunset with beloved instructor and master watercolor artist Susan Sugar.