Call for Submissions: Prose, Poetry, and Visual Art

Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) is excited to launch a 2024 anthology with publisher Unleash Creatives. We seek authentic, compelling, and polished short stories, creative nonfiction, humor, poetry, photography, and […]

Free

Acting: Solo Performance

The American Theatre 125 East Mellen Street, Hampton, Virginia, United States +1 more

Everyone has a story to tell, let’s find yours! In this class, students will have the opportunity to write and perform their own personal stories. You get to decide what you share and what you keep private. Students will learn how to take these stories and put them together in the form of a 3-5-minute […]

Pen to Paper: Starting a 10-minute Play

Arlington Cultural Affairs 3700 S. Four Mile Run Drive, Arlington, Virginia, United States

This workshop will provide basic playwriting nuts and bolts instruction with substantial writing exercises to get participants started on writing a 10-minute play. Participants will be invited to a 2nd session in June, 2024 to prepare their plays for submission to a military-themed playwriting competition. About the instructor Stephanie Kline is an ASAP Comedy Bootcamp […]

Free

Journaling and Nature Sketch

Charles H. Taylor Visual Arts Center 4205 Victoria Blvd, Hampton, Virginia, United States

Welcome spring with observations of nature in your sketchbook, learning some basic observation and rendering skills in pencil and pen, adding watercolor wash and detail as we progress. Journaling and nature sketching is a dynamic and engaging class that combines the art of observation with the creativity of sketching to deepen your connection with the […]

Smokin’ & Jokin’

American Legion Post 416 210 W F St, Encinitas, California, United States

Join some of San Diego's funniest people at this military-friendly Open Mic! This show features ASAP Alumni, military-connected comedians, and local talent. Interested in performing? Sign up in advance here. […]

Acting

Virtual Program Virtual Program

Taught by professional theatre artists, this class will introduce you to rehearsal techniques including scene work, character development, voice and movement, and dramatic interpretation. This is a six-week week class […]

Printmaking Studio

Virginia MOCA 2200 Parks Avenue, Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

Experiment, play, and learn simple hands-on printmaking methods. Each week we will use common materials; foam sheets, masking & clear packing tape, soft cut Lino sheets, cyanotype, and found objects. The current MOCA exhibition will serve to inspire our exploration. We’ll apply our ideas using simple art making tools such as acetate, brushes, inks, brayers, […]

Acting: Devising Theatre

Virginia Stage Company Wells Theatre - 108 E. Tazewell St., Norfolk, Virginia, United States

Embark on a journey into the heart of theatrical expression in this six-week class. Both immersive and dynamic, Devising Theatre is crafted for both seasoned performers and aspiring artists seeking to explore the boundless realms of collaborative storytelling and innovative stagecraft. Class members will work collaboratively to serve as researchers, playwrights, and performers. This six-week […]

Storytelling Bootcamp for Military Spouses

Virtual Program Virtual Program

Offered exclusively for military spouses. In this six-week class, you’ll transform your real-life experiences into relatable, compelling stories in a fun, supportive environment. Instructors will use interactive exercises to discover […]

Acrylic Painting

Indianapolis Arts Center 820 E 67th St., Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Bring your inspiration and eye for beauty as you discover the unique properties of acrylic paint. Learn the fundamentals behind color mixing, brushwork, application, and composition as you put your brush to canvas and watch your imagination come to life! Painting experience is not necessary, but welcomed! This six-week class will meet on Tuesdays: March […]

Operation Improv

Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad Station 14: Charlton Hall 740 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

Taking an Improv class is a great way to become more spontaneous, less self-conscious, and have fun. You can expect to improve your acting, public speaking or social skills. Get out of your comfort zone by playing short form, quick-fire Improv games, in a supportive, free-wheeling environment. This is a six-week class and will meet […]

Comedy Bootcamp

Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad Station 14: Charlton Hall 740 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

Learn the basics of standup comedy in this six-week class taught by professional comics. The class ends with a graduation show where you’ll deliver a five-minute comedy set to a […]

Comedy Bootcamp

San Diego Writers, Ink 2730 Historic Decatur Road, Room 204, San Diego, CA, United States

Learn the basics of standup comedy in this six-week class taught by professional comics. The class ends with a graduation show where you’ll deliver a five-minute comedy set to a […]

Storytelling Bootcamp

Indiana Historical Society 450 W Ohio St, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

In this six-week class, you’ll transform your real-life experiences into relatable, compelling stories in a fun, supportive environment. Instructors will use interactive exercises to discover your life’s stories, develop a […]

Women’s Storytelling Bootcamp

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

In this six-week class, you’ll transform your real-life experiences into relatable, compelling stories in a fun, supportive environment. Instructors will use interactive exercises to discover your life’s stories, develop a […]

Comedy Bootcamp

Charles Houston Recreation Center 901 Wythe Street, Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Learn the basics of standup comedy in this six-week class taught by professional comics. The class ends with a graduation show where you’ll deliver a five-minute comedy set to a […]

Comedy Bootcamp

Red Curb Comedy 8403 E US HWY 36, Avon, Indiana, United States

Learn the basics of standup comedy in this six-week class taught by professional comics. The class ends with a graduation show where you’ll deliver a five-minute comedy set to a […]

Comedy Bootcamp

Virtual Program Virtual Program

Learn the basics of standup comedy in this six-week class taught by professional comics. The class ends with a graduation show where you’ll deliver a five-minute comedy set to a […]

Start Writing, Keep Writing… Write Now

Virtual Program Virtual Program

Finding your writing voice doesn’t have to be hard work. It’s just a matter of letting your words and ideas flow onto the page without tinkering and re-tinkering your way […]

Gouache Painting

Virtual Program Virtual Program

If watercolor and acrylics had a baby, it might look like gouache. Imagine water-activated paint that can be applied with more solid color layers like acrylic—that's gouache (pronounced goo-aash). In […]

Introduction to Playwriting

The Garden Alexandria 5380 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite C, Alexandria, Virginia, United States

In this seven-week class, participants will learn the fundamentals of playwriting to write and produce a short play. We will utilize writing prompts to get the creative juices flowing, though students are free to explore any subject. Through peer-feedback and instructor guidance, each participant will have a final product to perform for friends and family. […]

Operation Improv

IndyFringe 719 E. St. Clair St, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

In this 6 week, in person class you will learn skills that go beyond the stage. If you are looking to become a better listener, improve public speaking skills, build self confidence, explore your creative side, meet new people, start your path to becoming a performing improviser, or simply have fun for two hours a […]

Operation Improv

Virtual Program Virtual Program

In this six-week class you will learn skills that go beyond the stage. If you are looking to become a better listener, improve public speaking skills, build self confidence, explore […]

Acting: Shakespeare Performance

Shakespeare Theatre (Rehearsal Studio) 516 8th Street SE, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Approaching Shakespeare! Ready to take your first steps of Shakespeare? Through a combination of text analysis and performance, participants will gain a working knowledge of Shakespeare’s plays and language – verse, prose, meter, character, and intent – a foundation that can then be applied towards continuing appreciation of study. This six-week class will meet on […]

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