Thursday, December 15, 2005

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Now Registering Youth and Adults for Spring 2006 Classes and Workshops

December 15, 2005--The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop is now registering youth and adult students for a slate of new classes in the visual and performing arts beginning January 9, 2006. The Arts Workshop also brings back its popular series of adult January workshops in 3-week and 4-week sessions.

“Now in our thirty-third year, we are delighted to be working with a diverse and experienced faculty and offering a schedule based on a great deal of community feedback,” says Executive Director, Jonathan Darr. “Our January workshops are an opportunity for people to try out a new class at the Workshop without having to commit to too many weeks. It also gives our teaching artists a chance to try out more specialized classes.”

January workshops include Fused Glass, Mosaics, Creative Writing, Portrait Drawing, Hands and Feet Drawing, Ceramics Open Studio, Ballet Basics, Hip-Hop, the Mambo and Cha-Cha, Irish Dance, Yoga, Pilates, Demystifying the Digital Camera, and more.

Adult classes beginning February 6, 2006 include popular favorites like Watercolor, Acrylic, Life Drawing, Intro to Drawing, Intro to Painting, Ceramics, Knitting, Quilting, Tap, Ballet, Hip-Hop, Ballroom and Latin Dance, Pilates, Yoga, Tae Kwon Do, and more.

The popular Youth Arts Program is currently registering students ages five to twelve for classes including Ceramics, Environmental Art, Mosaics, Drawing, Mixed Media Art, Dance Performance, Ballet, Tap, the Capitol Hill Youth Chorus, Music Exploration, and more. New classes this session include Printmaking, Paper Arts, Photography, and Spanish.

Students ages zero to five years old can participate in a variety of Early Childhood classes including Kindermusik, Music and Movement, Spanish & French, Pre-Ballet & Creative Movement, Theater, Music & Rhythm, Art, and Tumbling. CHAW also presents a new class from Kindermusik called Sign & Sing, a sign language course for students ages zero to three years old and their caregivers.

For a complete list of workshops, classes or registration information, please visit the Arts Workshop’s website at or call (202) 547-6839.

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop is a non-profit multidisciplinary arts education facility, located on the corner of 7th and G Streets, SE (just two blocks south of the Eastern Market Metro).

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