Acting, Music & Visual Art Classes

ACTING, VISUAL ART & MUSIC CLASSES

Ages 18 months – Adult  |  In-Person & Online

 


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Join our learning community and start your creative arts journey. Each program offers unique opportunities for participants to build new skills in a fun and engaging environment. Whether you live near or far, our programs will connect you with George Mason University faculty, professional teaching artists, and experienced arts educators. See Programs by Ages >>

Interactive Experience—Students will develop artistic skills through interactive classes, collaborating with other students and our engaging instructors.

Short Sessions—Our classes range from 5-12 weeks allowing families more flexibility to try a variety of classes.

 

COVID Safety Guidelines
Please be assured that all in-person programs will follow strict safety protocols required by George Mason University and are subject to pivoting to all virtual platforms if health and safety conditions warrant. Please visit our COVID Safety Guidelines for all in-person programs. We will be routinely updating the information as it evolves. Stay informed by visiting our website and looking out for email alerts and other Academy communications.

 

 

VISUAL ART  |  PIANO  |  VIOLIN  |  GUITAR & UKULELE  |  ACTING  |  EARLY CHILDHOOD  

 

 

NEW THIS FALL!


 

Musicianship Class
Ages 12-18
Mondays, 4–5 pm
Oct. 4–Dec. 6, 2021 (10 weeks)

 

 

 

 

 

VISUAL ART


 

Art Adventures 2021Art Adventures
Ages 4-7
Saturdays, 10–11:30 am
Sept. 25–Nov. 20, 2021 (8 weeks)

 

 

Art Foundations 2021Art Foundations
Ages 8-11
Saturdays, 10–11:30 am
Sept. 25–Nov. 20, 2021 (8 weeks)

 

 

Art Explorations 2021Art Explorations
Ages 12-18
Saturdays, 10–11:30 am
Sept. 25–Nov. 20, 2021 (8 weeks)

 


Intro Drawing Adult 2021
Intro to Drawing for Adults
Ages 16+
Saturdays, 10am–12 pm
Sept. 25–Nov. 20, 2021 (8 weeks)

 

Intro to Oil Painting for Adults
Ages 16+
Saturdays, 9:30 am–12 pm
Oct. 2–Nov. 20, 2021 (8 weeks)

 

 

Digital Illustration:
Anime Character Studio Online

Ages 11–18
Saturdays, 10:45–11:45 am EST
Oct. 2–Nov. 20, 2021 (8 weeks)

 

Digital Artistry:
Cartoon Animation Online

Ages 11-18
Saturdays, 9:30–10:30 am EST
Oct. 2–Nov. 20, 2021 (8 weeks)

 

 

 

 

PIANO


 

Piano Discoveries Level 1
Ages 6-9
5–5:45 pm  |  4:45–5:30 pm
Sept. 20–Jan. 10, 2021 (15 weeks)
Sept. 22–Jan. 12, 2021 (15 weeks)

 

Adult Piano Level 1
Ages 16+
Tuesdays, 6–7 pm
Sept. 21–Nov. 23, 2021 (10 weeks)

 

Beginning Piano Adult 55Beginner Piano for Adults 55+
Ages 55+
Wednesdays, 11:45 am–12:45 pm
Sept. 22–Dec. 1, 2021 (10 weeks)

 

 

Intermediate Piano Adults 55+
Ages 55+
Wednesdays, 10:30–11:30 am
Sept. 22–Dec. 1, 2021 (10 weeks)

 

 

 

 

VIOLIN & VIOLA


 

Violin Beginnings Level 1
Ages 4-6  |  6-9
5–6 pm  |  4:45-5:45 pm
Sept. 21–Jan. 25, 2021 (15 weeks)
Sept. 23–Jan. 27, 2021 (15 weeks)

 

Viola Beginnings Level 1
Ages 9-14
Tuesdays, 5:30–6:30 pm
Sept. 28–Dec. 14, 2021 (10 weeks)
Registration closed

 

Violin Adventures
Ages 5-13
Alternating Fridays
6:15–7 pm
Sept. 17–Dec. 3, 2021 (7 weeks)

Violin Choir
Ages 11-18
Alternating Fridays, 7–8 pm
Sept. 17–Dec. 3, 2021 (7 weeks)

 

 

Violin Orchestra Audition Workshops ONLINE
Ages 12-19
4–5 pm  |  5–6 pm EST
Oct. 8–Nov. 5, 2021 (5 weeks)

 

 

Violin Gymnastics ONLINE
Ages 10-18
Tuesdays, 5:00–5:45 pm EST
Sept. 28–Dec. 7, 2021 (10 weeks)
Registration closed

 

 

 

 

GUITAR & UKULELE


 

Adult Guitar Class Level 1
Ages 18+
Mondays, 6:30–7:30 pm
Sept. 20–Nov. 22, 2021 (10 weeks)

 

 

Adult Guitar Class Level 2
Ages 18+
Mondays, 7:45–8:45 pm
Sept. 20–Nov. 22, 2021 (10 weeks)

 

 

Adult Ukulele Level 1
Ages 18+
Wednesdays, 5:45–6:45 pm
Sept. 22–Dec. 1, 2021 (10 weeks)
Registration closed

 

Ukulele for adultsAdult Ukulele Level 2
Ages 18+
Wednesdays, 7–8 pm
Sept. 22–Dec. 1, 2021 (10 weeks)
Registration closed

 

 

 

ACTING


 

Mini Actors’ Showcase
“The Merry Minis”
Ages 5-6
Saturdays, 9-10 am
Sept. 11-Dec. 4, 2021 (12 weeks)
Registration closed

Young Actors’ Showcase:
“Sherwood Forest Adventures”
Ages 7-8
Saturdays, 9-10:30 am
Sept. 11-Dec. 4, 2021 (12 weeks)
Registration closed

Musical Showcase:
“Rockin’ Robin Hood”
Ages 9-15
Saturdays, 9 am-12 pm  |  1-4 pm
Sept. 11-Dec. 5, 2021 (12 weeks)
Registration closed

Advanced Actors’ Showcase:
“I Wish!” Musical Revue
Ages 12-18
Saturdays, 1-4 pm
Sept. 11-Dec. 5, 2021 (12 weeks)
Registration closed

 

 

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD


 

Music for Toddlers 1 ONLINE
Ages 1.5-2.5
Wednesdays, 9–9:30 am
Sept. 22–Oct. 13, 2021 (4 weeks)
Registration closed

 

Music for Toddlers 2 ONLINE
Ages 2.5-3.5
Wednesdays, 10–10:30 am
Sept. 22–Oct. 13, 2021 (4 weeks)
Registration closed

 

Young Musicians Prep ONLINE
Ages 3.5-4
Wednesdays, 4:15–4:45 pm
Sept. 22–Nov. 10, 2021 (8 weeks)
Registration closed

 

Young Musicians ONLINE
Ages 5-6
Wednesdays, 5–5:45 pm
Sept. 22–Nov. 10, 2021 (8 weeks)
Registration closed