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ArtsPlace Winter Intensive


The Rockford Area Arts Council is offering "ArtsPlace Winter Intensive" for youth ages 14-18 beginning January 2-6, 2017 from 1-4 p.m. at Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center and Rockford Dance Company.  The Winter Intensive is modeled after RAAC's longer summer ArtsPlace Apprenticeship program in which youth work on teams under the guidance of professional artists to create original works.

For the ArtsPlace Winter Intensive, youth will choose a week-long class in Dance, Theater, Photography, Printmaking or Visual Arts.  On the final day there will be a talent share celebration with all classes.  Teaching artists are Kate Kilgore (theater), Bruce McDonald (print), Esteban Perez (visual arts), Duncan Richardson (photography) and Joey Zanders (dance).

Registrations will be taken until seats are full.  Last day to register is Friday, December 30.
Tuition is $100 and partial scholarships are available.  The Arts Council welcomes donations for scholarships.

Contact the Rockford Area Arts Council for more information and to register at 815-963-6765