Studio Figure Drawing

Limited holiday schedule during months of December and January. Please join Susan Hall's email list below for updates.
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Susan Gelotte

These sessions with live models take place on Wednesday mornings from 9:30am until 12:30pm. Organizer Susan Halls seeks firm commitments from interested artists. For further information, please contact Susan and join the group's email list.

Note: Please use lower level entrance adjacent to the parking lot at the Arts Trust Building, 33 Hawley Street.

Watercolor, Loose & Fast with Deborah Rubin

5 sessions on Tuesdays, February 24-March 24, 6:30-9:00 pm. Classes held in studio space at 33 Hawley Street.
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Deborah Rubin: Purple Crocus

Learn to let go with water and paint. Some watercolor basics for those beginners and then off to creating quick watercolors filled with color and movement. All levels welcome. The emphasis is on "learning by doing," so expect to jump in with paint immediately. The fee is $200 plus supply list below.

Learn more about Deborah on her website

To register, call the Center at (413) 584-7327 or email us. Please include your name, address, and telephone contact. Course fees are payable in advance by check to "NCFA" and can be mailed to the Northampton Center for the Arts, PO Box 366, Northampton MA 01061. We do not accept credit cards.

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Modern Dance Technique with Lisa Leizman

All classes at 33 Hawley Street. Advanced Level, Mondays 6-7:30 pm thru Dec. 1/Intermediate Level, Thursdays 9-10:30 am thru Dec. 4 . There are no classes on Monday or Thursday of Thanksgiving week.
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Explore a variety of technical skills drawn from modern and contemporary dance, classical ballet, floor barre and more! Moving combinations, floorwork, conditioning and flexibility training encourage healthy alignment and the development of artistry and expression.

$15.00 for single class
$64.00 for 8-class card

School for Contemporary Dance and Thought

Fall classes at the Arts Trust Building at 33 Hawley Street. For details and registration information, visit the SCDT website.
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Jennifer Polins SCDT

The School for Contemporary Dance and Thought, under the direction of Jennifer Polins and Jennifer Nugent, is made up of a collective of innovative and experienced teachers that are independent performance artists with international experience. Here is the latest schedule of 8-week sessions that run from October 20 to December 19. There are no classes during the last week of November (Thanksgiving):

Contemporary Indian Dance for Kids
with Dahlia Nayar | Wednesdays 3:30-4:30pm (7-12yrs)
Oct 22- Dec 3 | $15 class | $72 for a six week session

Ballet for humans, Contemporary Ballet for kids
with Andiyah Patrick | Wednesdays 4:45-6 (9-16yrs)
Oct 29-Dec11 | $15 class, $72 for a 6 week session

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Ballroom Dancing with Diana and Mick Malek

Wednesday evenings. Schedule below
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Ballroom experts Diana and Mick Malek offer weekly partner dance classes. Their expertise and fun teaching style are ideal for both competitive and social dancers seeking to improve their skills. Come alone or with a friend! Partners are rotated so everyone can participate.

6:15 p.m. Advanced Ballroom Technique
(rise and fall, swing, body shaping)
7:15 p.m. Advanced Waltz
8:15 p.m. Advanced Foxtrot

Partner Dance Classes with Deborah Cohen

Thursday evenings. See schedule below.
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UPCOMING HOLIDAY CLASS SCHEDULE: November 6,13,20 and December 4,11,18

6:15 Beginner - Adv. Beginner Salsa & Hustle
7:15 Intermediate Salsa & Hustle
8:15 Intermediate - Pre. Advanced Waltz & Foxtrot

All workshops and classes are held in the downstairs studio at 33 Hawley Street. Free parking, enter through the side door at lower level. Contact Deborah via email for additional information and pricing.

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