WFD&CE Personal Enrichment
Click here for a printable PDF of the Fall Workforce Development and Community Education course book.
The following courses will be held online.
September 9 – October 21
Instructor: Sarah Perkins
In this class, students will discuss and practice different techniques that can help anyone learn to draw or improve their current skill level. Students will learn techniques to improve their perception of the world around them and then translate that into lines on paper. They will also learn basic artistic vocabulary and apply it in discussion and practice. Supply list: Students should have a spiral-bound sketchbook (5.5” X 8.5” for easy transport) and a drawing board large enough to hold 12” X 18” drawing paper. Click here to register.
Intro to Modern Dance
September 16 – November 18
Instructor: Beth Jacobs
Modern dance is a broad catch phrase that usually describes the mixing of various dance idioms together: ballet, jazz, theater, and classical modern dance styles. In this class, students will learn about and practice modern dancing each week. Click here to register.
Theatrical Makeup Techniques - Halloween
Instructor: Jenn Dugan
This course explores makeup techniques for theater and special effects. Transform yourself through aging, into an animal, with hair effects and through skin peeling effects. Perfect for the Halloween season. Students will receive a Severe Trauma Kit (includes bruise wheel, spirit gum, blood, was, brush, and powder), Crepe Hair, and an additional ½” angle brush. Kits will be distributed to students at a prearranged date and time prior to the start of the course. Click here to register.
Getting Paid to Talk: An Introduction to Voice-Over
Instructor: Voice Coaches
From audio books, training material, animation, gaming, and commercials to socially relevant content, television, and more, today’s voice-over field has become a great way to leverage your individual interests, voice qualities, and communication skills in a whole new way. Learn about how the industry really works today, trends in opportunity in the community, and areas of future growth, and hear about the top traits casting professionals look for when hiring voice professionals. Students will also hear samples from working voice-over artists. Because this class is small, students will have the opportunity to record a sample professional voice-over under the direction of our instructor, who can offer feedback and advice. If you’ve ever wondered how to begin in voice-over part-time, full-time, or for supplemental or retirement income, this workshop is a great, upbeat, and realistic first step. Click here to register.