Workshops

2018 Ocean County Teen Arts Festival
Workshops

The Ocean County Teen Arts Festival is now accepting submissions for Workshops for the 2018 Festival, taking place on Tuesday, March 20 and Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

 

Workshop Proposal Form – Due by Friday, January 12, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the following workshops are currently scheduled. Please check back soon as we are adding more programs!

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Surreal, Are You for Real (Mixed Media)- Kathy Dorsey

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.

Japanese Kabuki Masks and Costume Art- Asian Culture Club

Join the OCC Asian Culture Club providing students with a taste of Japanese culture by designing their own
kabuki mask with the help of our members. They will design their own, and introduce them to the art of Kabuki theatre,
history, and dance culture.

Whose Line is it Anyway?- Jean Prall Rosolino

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!

Artist Trading Cards- Tamara Woronczuk

Students will explore the creation of a series of ATC’s using a wide variety of materials.
These mini master pieces were developed in Switzerland in the late 1990’s as a way of getting artists to connect with one another.

Dance Workshop-Catherine Mancuso

Makey Makey

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.

Origami- Kuniko Yamamoto

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.

Mosaic Tile Workshop- Yvonne Yaar

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.

Charcoal Drawing- Luz Sanchez

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!

Open Mic- Music Club

Come express your appreciation for the arts by sharing your music, poetry, monologue, and/or any other art form
you want people to hear! A piano and mics will be provided.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Surreal, Are You for Real (Mixed Media)- Kathy Dorsey

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.

Japanese Kabuki Masks and Costume Art- Asian Culture Club

Join the OCC Asian Culture Club providing students with a taste of Japanese culture by designing their own
kabuki mask with the help of our members. They will design their own, and introduce them to the art of Kabuki theatre,
history, and dance culture.

Art Therapy & Self Care Tags- Mary Gamborony

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.

Whose Line is it Anyway?- Jean Prall Rosolino

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

Artist Trading Cards- Tamara Woronczuk

Students will explore the creation of a series of ATC’s using a wide variety of materials. These mini master pieces were developed in Switzerland in the late 1990’s
as a way of getting artists to connect with one another.

Dance Workshop-

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.

Charcoal Drawing- Luz Sanchez

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!

Open Mic- Music Club

Come express your appreciation for the arts by sharing your music, poetry, monologue, and/or any other art form
you want people to hear! A piano and mics will be provided.

Mosaic Tile Installation- Yvonne Yaar

Watch Yvonne install pieces made in Tuesdays workshop by Teen Arts festival participants