A Connecticut Creative Arts Organization

Grades 6 -12 + Adults

Movement

Adults  |  Pilobolus

Spend three days in a creative movement workshop with a member of the renowned dance company Pilobolus. Experience gentle dance movements and learn seated stretches and standing dance moves to limber your body and your mind. You will work collaboratively using your imaginations to create simple and fun dances. This workshop is open to all physical abilities. No previous dance experience necessary — just a desire to move your body in a fun and safe setting with great music.

Newtown Senior Center

2017  |  Wed-Fri, Oct 4, 5, 6  |  9:00-10:00am
3 sessions: $45

Bridgewater Senior Center

2017  |  Mondays, Nov 27, Dec 6, 11  |  10:00-11:00am
3 sessions: $45
Register Newtown Senior Center

Inter-district Dance Project

Grades 7-8  |  Pilobolus

Westside Middle School Academy, Danbury
Newtown Middle School, Newtown

Team up with members of the internationally renowned Pilobolus Dance Theater for an exhilarating, collaborative dance workshop. In this one-of-a-kind class, you will explore, invent, interact, and become involved in Pilobolus’ signature style of creating dance while making new friends. You’ll see the limitless possibilities within the medium of movement as you become more comfortable with being physically creative, collaborative, and expressive. At the end of the project a showcase of your work will be featured in a full-scale Pilobolus performance. This is a chance of a lifetime!

This workshop will be held at:
Westside Academy (Danbury) & Newtown Middle School (Newtown) unless otherwise noted.

Snack, supervision and round trip transportation will be provided.
You will be notified of pick-up times.
Wednesdays  |    3:15-4:45pm
One Tuesday*  |  3:15-4:45pm
One Thursday*  |  3:15-4:45pm
Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29, Dec. 6, 12*, 13, 20, Jan. 3, 4**
Jan. 5 —  Dress Rehearsal: 4:00pm-5:30pm:
Danbury High School
Jan. 6 — 2 Shows @ 2:00pm & 7:00pm
Danbury High School
10 sessions: $120
Register Dance

Multi-Generational Community Dance Project

Grades 9-12 + Adults  |  Pilobolus

Danbury and Newtown

Team up with members of the world-renowned dance company Pilobolus and community members from across Connecticut for an exhilarating, collaborative dance workshop. In this one-of-a-kind class, explore, invent, interact, and become involved in a unique style of dance all while making new friends. You’ll see the limitless possibilities within the medium of movement as you become more comfortable with being physically creative, collaborative, and expressive. A showcase of your work will be featured in a full-scale Pilobolus performance, see page 15 for details. This is a chance of a lifetime!

Nov. 12*, 15, 19*, 29, Dec. 3*, 6, 13, 17*, 20, Jan. 3, 4**
Five Wednesdays & **One Thursday  |  5:45-7:45pm
Locations: Westside Middle School Academy, Danbury
and Newtown Middle School, Newtown (schedule will be provided)
*Four Sundays  |  1:00-4:00pm
Location: To be determined
Friday, Jan. 5 — Dress Rehearsal: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Location: Danbury High School
Saturday, Jan. 6 — 2 Shows @ 2:00pm & 7:00pm
Location: Danbury High School
11 sessions: $132
Register Community Dance

Cookie Making 101

Grades 6-12  |  Pastry Chef Amanda Glover

Wersebe Hall, Washington

Participants will experience Chef Amanda Glover’s love for baking as she guides you through five basic types of cookie making — YUM! Each class will be hands on with different recipes, new ingredients, and delicious cookies to sample and share. You will learn basic baking skills that include: proper temperature, thickness of dough, and artful decor you can use for every holiday and special event.
Bring your apron, bring your sweet tooth and get baking!

2017  |  Tuesdays, Nov 14, 21, 28, Dec 5, 12  |  5:00-6:30pm
5 sessions: $75 • $60 Region 12 students
Register Cookie Making

Inter-district Strings Project

Grades 6-12 + Adults  |  Waterbury Symphony Orchestra

Shepaug Valley School, Washington

Students who play the violin, viola, cello, or bass won’t want to miss this incredible opportunity to work and perform with musicians of the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra. Young musicians will learn a varied repertoire from WSO professionals in small groups, focusing on fundamental techniques, ensemble skills, and musical interpretation. This project culminates in three in-school performances where  participants play side-by-side with 20 WSO musicians. A minimum of one year of experience playing a string instrument is required.  Space is limited per instrument.

2017/2018  |  Tuesdays  |  6:45pm-8:30pm
Tuning: 6:45pm-7:00pm
Rehearsal: 7:00pm-8:30pm
Dec. 5, 12, 19, Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13, 27, Mar. 6, 13, 20
Dress rehearsal: Apr 2, 6:30pm-8:30pm
In-school performances: Apr 3, 5  |  Snow date: Apr 4
Evening family performance: Apr 5, 7:00pm
13 sessions:  $156
VIOLIN

ASAP! Print Shop

Grades 8-12  |  Jenna Robb

Location to be determined.

Learn to screen print your images and drawings on t-shirts and totes like the pros! We will cover all the steps from converting your artwork to transparencies, to burning screens in the darkroom, and registering multiple colors. You will walk away with the knowledge and skills to print your own items at home. Be prepared to work in small teams as we will collaborate on our first project.

Participants must send hi-contrast images to asap@asapct.org in .jpeg form by March 8. Images must not exceed 12″ x 16″.

2018  |  Thursday, Mar 22  |  5:00-8:00pm
Friday, Mar 23  |  5:00-8:30pm
Workshop fee to be determined.
REGISTER BY MARCH 8
LIMITED TO 15 STUDENTS
Register Print Shop
  • Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Refunds are not available.
  • Region 12 students are residents of Washington, Bridgewater or Roxbury, whether or not they attend Region 12 Schools.
    Nonresidents are residents of any other area.
  • Financial aid is available to those in need. Click here to download a Financial Aid Form.