SLICE: Spring 2024

Tuesdays, April 2, 9, 23 + Thursday, May 2 at 3-5pm

Waterville Creates, Colby College, Waterville Public Library

Will vary, please note the location for each session.

SLICE (Students Learning Innovative Creative Endeavors) is a series that explores cool career paths in the arts! This program encourages students ages 13-18 to explore Waterville’s unique, high-quality arts and cultural programs. Each afternoon will be packed with information, inspiration, and pizza. Please note the location where each session will take place.

This is a FREE program but registration is required. Sponsored by the Colby Center for Arts & Humanities.

SPECIAL EFFECTS MAKE-UP FOR STAGE + FILM
Date: Tuesday, April 2 at 3-5pm
Location: Paul J. Schupf Art Center, 93 Main St, Waterville
How do we create make-up effects for the stage? Try this fun workshop to learn three make-up effects: bruises, burns, and cuts. Join make-up artist, Rilee Elliott, to learn tricks of the trade and what it means to become a make-up artist!

INTRO TO THEATRICAL SOUND DESIGN
Date: Tuesday, April 9 at 3-5pm
Location: Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts, Colby College Campus
Join Kate Hunter to learn how to think like a sound designer for the stage! Come prepared with a song that describes you as a person. We’ll take turns listening to each other’s songs and learn how to describe music in conjunction with some light script analysis. Then, we’ll get up on our feet and design a short scene together. Kate has a B.A. in theatre from the University of Utah, where she studied sound design and stage management.

CONNECTING COMMUNITY WITH ART!
Date: Tuesday, April 23 at 3-5pm
Location: Paul J. Schupf Art Center, 93 Main St, Waterville
Are you passionate about volunteering and creating art with a positive impact? Join renowned artist, writer, and cultural organizer, Peter Bruun, as he shares what it means to be a social engagement artist. Unleash your creativity by crafting a painting that narrates a positive community story close to your heart!

MINI FANTASY TERRARIUMS + FIGURES
Date: Thursday, May 2 at 3-5pm
Location: Waterville Public Library, 73 Elm St, Waterville
Celebrate spring by building a mini fantasy terrarium! Participants will make jar terrariums and paint fantasy miniatures to inhabit the spaces they create with instructor Raechel Moore, librarian generalist at the Maine State Library.

Events

April 23, 2024
3:00pm
From free
May 2, 2024
3:00pm
From free
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