Learn about our current teen program offerings. You can sign up for as many programs as you'd like, but we are looking for teens who can make a commitment to all nine weeks.
Summer 2018 Programs
Community Art and Gardening
Mondays and Tuesdays, 2-5 p.m.
Engage in an urban farming art project! Come experience the art of gardening in the city!
Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m.
Come learn the art of Improv! Weekly sessions will cover aspects of performance including comedy, written work, character work, monologues and how to interact with one another in an improvisational atmosphere. Presentation and public speaking techniques will also be explored in a fun filled and whimsical way.
Rhythm & Beats
Thursdays, 2-4 p.m.
Explore the world of rhythm through drums, voice and all manner or creating sound. The rhythm of each individual will be explored and then merged with a group for a larger conducted piece that touches on the interplay of each student in a collaboration with the whole class.
Spring 2018 Programs
Mondays, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Bring to life your individual stories by combining different sets of choreography into one unifying piece of expressive dance.
Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Let your creativity soar. Learn the art of acrylic painting and how to use washes and blends.
Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Use different types of media, including drawing and printmaking, to make multiple copies of artwork such as zines and prints.
Teen Leadership Council
Our teen leaders are a special group of teens who are working on projects that develop their voice and leadership. For example, in 2016 the Teen Leadership Council participated in the 2016 RVA Street Art Festival working with Heide Trepanier on a mural arts program.