Deadline to Register for the Poetry Out Loud Recitation Competition is Friday December 20th!

Poetry Out Loud is a national arts education program that encourages the study of great poetry by offering free educational materials and a dynamic recitation competition to high schools across the country. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about literary history and contemporary life. The competition is a state to national event held in early spring.
It’s not too late to register! Check out this video to learn more about the program. Register by contacting Martha Lavieri, Poetry Out Loud Rhode Island
Program Coordinator at 401-282-0304.

Applications now open for GiveMe5 2020 Teen Film Labs

RISCA is excited to announce the dates for the 2020 GiveMe5 Labs! These filmmaking labs are free and open to any high school student looking to learn the ins and outs of what it takes to make a film. Students will work collaboratively in groups guided by film teachers to write, shoot, and edit a short film all in one day!
This year’s theme will be “No Dialogue.” Students will be challenged to make a film using cinematic language and sound design to tell a story without words. The lab will focus on key camera angles, foley sound effects, and image composition. Students interested in taking part can fill out the application form here.
The dates and locations for this year’s labs are March 7 at Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts in Providence; and March 14 at University of Rhode Island in Kingston.

Warwick Center for the Arts Announces Saturday Studio: Teen Monster Manga: Halloween in the Manga Style

Saturday Studio: Teen Monster Manga: Halloween in the Manga Style

Saturdays, October 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2019 — 10:00am – 12:30pm (Ages 13 – 17)

In this 4-week session led by instructor Jerry Shippee students will learn to design and draw Halloween/monster/creature images in the Manga style, and will end with a final finished piece on bristol. This is a great opportunity for experienced Manga drawers to expand their drawing skills as well as for beginners who are interested in learning about this fun style! This class if for ages 12 – 17.

Cost: $80 per Student / $70 for WCFA Members. For more information and to register, visit Warwick Center for the Arts website.