Workshops

• The Ocean County Teen Arts Festival activities originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 21st will NOT be rescheduled for Thursday, March 22nd. Schools scheduled to attend on Wednesday will be able to submit virtual adjudications. Limited workshops will be offered on Friday, March 23rd to schools able to attend. Teachers, please check your emails for further details.

2018 Ocean County Teen Arts Festival
Workshops

Please click on the date you will be attending to sign up for all workshop time slots (separate form for Open Mic each day). Pre-Registration is REQUIRED for all workshops. Students will be assigned to workshops on a first-come, first serve basis. Workshops have limited capacity due to space and materials. Students will be notified of workshop assignments via email as space is confirmed. Students will be able to sign-up in person on the morning of the Festival if space remains. Please submit one entry form PER STUDENT (Open Mic has separate entry and groups may be entered).

Tuesday, March 20, 2018Online sign-ups are currently closed. Students may sign up for remaining spots on the morning of the festival.

Charcoal Drawing- Luz Sanchez – 20 students per session
Building #11 B126 9:00am-9:55am, 10:00am – 10:55am, 11:00am-11:55am

Grab a piece of charcoal and draw the day away while taking your portraiture skills to the next level. Students will explore the creative medium of charcoal by getting their hands dirty and walk away inspired with all of its beautiful possibilities!

Chinese Brush Painting- Chung-Fan Chang- 20 students per session
Building #11, Room B122, 9:00am-9:55am, 10:00am – 10:55am, 11:00am-11:55am

This workshop is an introduction to Chinese brush painting. Students will learn a variety of ink and brush techniques to create landscape painting, bird painting, and animal paintings. Basic principles of art and design will be investigated. Students will explore brush techniques emphasized in Chines painting, such as texture (cunfa) and the dotting method (dianfa).

Dance Workshop-Catherine Mancuso – 25 students per session
Building #29, Dance Studio, 10:30am – 12:00pm

Class will begin with a warm-up based in classic jazz techniques and will also incorporate conditioning and yoga exercises throughout. The warm-up will focus on the social and kinetic elements of jazz, alignment, dynamic stretching, and preparation for locomotor movements in center and across the floor. Across the floor progressions will include jumps, turns, and jazz progressions and focus on acquiring movement information quickly and accurately.  The class will culminate in a lively center combination based on the previously explored vocabulary emphasizing dynamic contrast, musicality and performance quality.

Japanese Kabuki Masks and Costume Art- Asian Culture Club—40 students per session
Building #8, 9:00am-9:55am, 10:00am – 10:55am, 11:00am-11:55am

Join the OCC Asian Culture Club in learning about Kabuki theatre, history, and dance culture. Asian Culture Club students will introduce you to the art and history of this exciting, vibrant, centuries-old art form, and assist you in creating your very own Kabuki mask.

Makey Makey- 40 students per session
Building #8, 9:00am-9:55am, 10:00am – 10:55am, 11:00am-11:55am

Join the Music Club and the Makers Club of OCC for an hour-long presentation on the magic of Makey Makey. A Makey Makey is a device that utilizes the power of electricity and technology to make any conductive surface resonate music in a variety of timbres. Students who participate in this presentation will be able to make their own music using creative resources.

Miniature Book Workshop- Tamara Woronczuk- 25 students per session
Building #11  Room B115/116 9:00am-9:55am, 10:00am – 10:55am, 11:00am-11:55am

In this workshop, students will create up to three miniature books that can be used as journals, diaries, gifts or art pieces. Pieces made in this class include a lotus book, an accordion book and a pop-up book.

Mosaic Tile Workshop- Yvonne Yaar- 14 students per session
Building #11, Room A200, 9:00am-9:55am, 10:00am – 10:55am, 11:00am-11:55am

Students will learn how to score, grind and shape glass.  These glass shapes will then be arranged and permanently adhered onto the glass of a 4 x 6 or 5 x 7 photo frame.  The students will walk away with a finished work of art.  A large selection of stained glass and pebble glass will be supplied along with all tools/equipment necessary to make their mosaic.

Origami- Kuniko Yamamoto- 20 students per session
Building #11, Room A223, 9:00am-9:55am, 10:00am – 10:55am, 11:00am-11:55am

Kuniko Yamamoto enchants audiences with dramatic storytelling using myths and fables from ancient and modern Japan, spiced with social revelations to educate and amuse. Join her for an origami workshop to learn the Japanese art of paper folding.

Surreal, Are You for Real (Mixed Media)- Kathy Dorsey- 20 students per session
Building #11, Room B128, 9:00am-9:55am, 10:00am – 10:55am, 11:00am-11:55am

This 2D, hands on workshop utilizes drawing skills, collage, and imagination! Students will be inspired by Surrealists such as Rene Magritte and Salvador Dali. Your work can range from the serious to the ridiculous.

Whose Line is it Anyway?- Jean Prall Rosolino – 20 students per session
Building #11, Room B127, 9:00am-9:55am, 10:00am – 10:55am, 11:00am-11:55am

In this workshop, students will participate in improvisation games. Just as in the well-known cable show, we’ll play gibberish-based games such as “Expert,” deductive acting games such as “Party Quirks” and “Press Conference,” mind-benders like “Questions” and, of course “Whose Line.” If you’ve ever watched “Whose Line Is It, Anyway?” and thought it looked easy, come test your improve abilities with thespian friends!

Open Mic Sign up for Tuesday, March 20, 2018 (Separate Form)
Building #8, 1st Floor Dining Hall, 12pm – 1pm


Wednesday, March 21, 2018Online sign-ups are currently closed. Students may sign up for remaining spots on the morning of the festival.

Art Therapy & Self Care Tags- Mary Gamborony – 18 students per session
Building #11, Room A222, 9:00am-9:55am, 10:00am – 10:55am, 11:00am-11:55am

Use your creativity to design your own self-care tag, an art therapy exercise used to promote self-care, self-awareness and self-esteem. While you create- learn about the profession of art therapy: how the use of art and the creative process in the therapeutic session can promote healing and growth for individuals, groups, and communities.

Charcoal Drawing- Luz Sanchez – 20 students per session
Building #11 B126  9:00am-9:55am, 10:00am – 10:55am, 11:00am-11:55am

Grab a piece of charcoal and draw the day away while taking your portraiture skills to the next level. Students will explore the creative medium of charcoal by getting their hands dirty and walk away inspired with all of its beautiful possibilities!

Dance Workshop- Caitlin Pittenger- 25 students per session
Building #29, Dance Studio, 10:30am – 12:00pm

Contemporary modern dance class. Class will begin with a sequential continuous warm-up.  This will lead to standing warm up phrases that will continue to engage the mind and body with the central focus on proper and dynamic alignment. Across the floor progressions will utilize moving in and out of the floor and acquiring movement information quickly and accurately.  The class will culminate in a center combination responding to the previously explored vocabulary, which will be highly physically with a focus on dynamic contrast, musicality and performance quality.

Japanese Kabuki Masks and Costume Art- Asian Culture Club- 40 students per session
Building #8, 9:00am-9:55am, 10:00am – 10:55am, 11:00am-11:55am

Join the OCC Asian Culture Club in learning about Kabuki theatre, history, and dance culture. Asian Culture Club students will introduce you to the art and history of this exciting, vibrant, centuries-old art form, and assist you in creating your very own Kabuki mask.

Juggling For Everyone! – 20 students per session
Building #11, Courtyard, 9:00am-9:55am, 10:00am – 10:55am, 11:00am-11:55am

Learn the basics of three ball juggling. If you already know how to juggle, let us teach you some new tricks!

Miniature Book Workshop- Tamara Woronczuk- 25 students per session
Building #11 B115/116 9:00am-9:55am, 10:00am – 10:55am, 11:00am-11:55am

In this workshop, students will create up to three miniature books that can be used as journals, diaries, gifts or art pieces. Pieces made in this class include a lotus book, an accordion book and a pop-up book.

Mosaic Tile Installation- Yvonne Yaar – open viewing
Building #11, Room A200

Drop by throughout the day to watch Yvonne install pieces made in Tuesday’s workshop by Teen Arts festival participants.

Surreal, Are You for Real (Mixed Media)- Kathy Dorsey – 20 students per session
Building #11, Room B128, 9:00am-9:55am, 10:00am – 10:55am, 11:00am-11:55am

This 2D, hands on workshop utilizes drawing skills, collage, and imagination! Students will be inspired by Surrealists such as Rene Magritte and Salvador Dali. Your work can range from the serious to the ridiculous.

Whose Line is it Anyway?- Jean Prall Rosolino- 20 students per session
Building #11, Room B127, 9:00am-9:55am, 10:00am – 10:55am, 11:00am-11:55am

In this workshop, students will participate in improvisation games. Just as in the well-known cable show, we’ll play gibberish-based games such as “Expert,” deductive acting games such as “Party Quirks” and “Press Conference,” mind-benders like “Questions” and, of course “Whose Line.” If you’ve ever watched “Whose Line Is It, Anyway?” and thought it looked easy, come test your improve abilities with thespian friends!

Open Mic Sign up for Wednesday, March 21, 2018 (Separate Form)
Building #8, 1st Floor Dining Hall, 12pm – 1pm