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Luce Unplugged: Bat Fangs

at Smithsonian American Art Museum - Penn Quarter 750 9th St NW Ste 3100, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

Explore some of the three thousand artworks in SAAM’s Luce Center while listening to up-and-coming local bands. This month, Luce Unplugged hosts local band Bat Fangs, as they recall the rock icons of the 80’s with their catchy lyrics and raucous guitar riffs. Libations and snacks available for purchase from an on-site bar. Presented in collaboration...

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Arabic - Level 2

at Fluent City - Penn Quarter 1100 G St NW, Virginia, Virginia 20005

Alright, we know you can introduce yourself and make a damn good impression. In Arabic 2, we’ll teach you how to take the conversation further. This class is for you if you're familiar with the basics of the alphabet, pronunciation, and can say simple sentences. Here's what to expect: Know before you go Because this course is designed for complete...

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$399

10 sessions

Italian - Level 2

at Fluent City - Penn Quarter 1100 G St NW, Virginia, Virginia 20005

Alright, we know you can introduce yourself and make a damn good impression. In Italian 2, we’ll teach you how to take the conversation further. This class is for you if you're familiar with the basics and can say simple sentences in the present tense. Here's what to expect: Know before you go Start here if you’ve already completed Italian 1...

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$439

10 sessions

Russian - Level 2

at Fluent City - Penn Quarter 1100 G St NW, Virginia, Virginia 20005

Alright, we know you can introduce yourself and make a damn good impression. In Russian 2, we’ll teach you how to take the conversation further. This class is for you if you're familiar with pronunciation rules, the basics of the Russian alphabet, and you can say simple sentences. HERE'S WHAT TO EXPECT: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO Start here if you’ve...

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$399

10 sessions

German - Level 2

at Fluent City - Penn Quarter 1100 G St NW, Virginia, Virginia 20005

Alright, we know you can introduce yourself and make a damn good impression. In German 2, we’ll teach you how to take the conversation further. This class is for you if you're familiar with the basics and can say simple sentences in the present tense. Here's what to expect: Know before you go Start here if you’ve already completed German 1 with...

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$399

10 sessions

Intro to Acting

at Theatre Lab - Penn Quarter 733 8th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

“I’m ready to take more acting courses! Really appreciated the wisdom and advice from the instructor. Very important in making the students feel comfortable.” A fun and fast-paced introduction to what acting is all about, with plenty of practice in improvisation, scene study and theatre games. For anyone who's ever wanted to give acting a try—or...

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$310

6 sessions

Voiceovers

at Theatre Lab - Penn Quarter 733 8th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

A first course in the art of voiceovers, including commercials, narration, and promos. Introduction to all skill areas, including copy interpretation, the physical use of the voice, the business of the VO biz, and home studios. All students will receive intensive recorded practice with critique.

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$340

6 sessions

Scenes in Performance

at Theatre Lab - Penn Quarter 733 8th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

Some performance issues can only be explored when an audience is involved. This course adds that crucial element to the traditional scene study mix. Students will rehearse scenes under the guidance of the instructor, with attention paid to all aspects of the acting.  The course includes a performance for an invited audience and discussion of...

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$340

6 sessions

Take 5! Charles Funn Big Band celebrates Duke Pearson’s

at Smithsonian American Art Museum - Penn Quarter 750 9th St NW Ste 3100, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

Take 5! Charles Funn Big Band celebrates Duke Pearson’s Centennial Trombonist Charles Funn leads his big band in a performance of material from the Duke Pearson Big Band, which made two studio recordings for Blue Note records. Duke Pearson, pianist, composer, and arranger, is best known for his work as both a leader and a sideman...

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Free

Beginning Scene Study

at Theatre Lab - Penn Quarter 733 8th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

“Loved learning the various exercises—definitely very helpful in understanding the process. Feel like I would understand how to effectively go about exploring my scene/character in the future.” An intensive introduction to scripted work through preparation and performance of scenes and monologues. Emphasis on learning effective rehearsal techniques...

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$340

6 sessions

Acting in Commercials and Industrials

at Theatre Lab - Penn Quarter 733 8th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

If you've ever seen a corporate training video (think of the pre-flight instructions you see on passenger planes) then you've seen an industrial film. You may not know the actors' names, but they're making a living with their talent.  In this class students will learn to apply the same tools one brings to a three-act play to a 30-second commercial...

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$340

6 sessions

Creating a One-Person Show

at Theatre Lab - Penn Quarter 733 8th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

Learn the ins and outs of creating a one-person show, including how to use personal stories, imagery, dreams, and myths as fabric for constructing original performance pieces.  All students will create, stage, and perform a solo piece by the course's end. This class is recommended for playwrights, actors, and anyone interested in exploring artistic...

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$340

6 sessions

Actions and Objectives

at Theatre Lab - Penn Quarter 733 8th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

A practical course for the actor. Using improv and excerpts from plays, this class will explore the power of actions and objectives as tools to spark creativity, believability and growth. For actors with some scene study experience.

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$340

6 sessions

Street Theatre

at Theatre Lab - Penn Quarter 733 8th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

An introduction to techniques of socially conscious street theatre from one of Washington's primary practitioners of the art. Students will study the history of activist performance in public spaces and learn how to design and perform pieces of their own

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$340

6 sessions

Anyone Can Act

at Theatre Lab - Penn Quarter 733 8th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

A one-day quick intro to some acting fundamentals. Myth: Acting is about talent and talent is something you’re born with. Reality: Acting is a craft that anyone can learn at any age. Acting is also a fun and deeply satisfying activity, and Washington has more opportunities for doing it than practically anywhere else. Take two hours on a Saturday...

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$50
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