Crossroads Carnegie Art Center

Crossroads Carnegie
Art Center

Teens Classes

Art Classes

Young Artists Studio

Young Artists Studio

Recommended ages: 11 - 16

Young people come to an open studio setting to learn and refine artistic skills with artists/instructor Paul Hoelscher. The idea behind this ongoing class is to help young people make art the way that most interests them, with an artist who believes that everyone is artistic and who has enough personal experience to be supportive of many media and techniques. Media include acrylic, oil, and watercolor paint, soft and oil pastels, charcoal, graphite, colored pencil, and clay sculpture. Come and create the sky is the limit!

Tuition: $15.00 a session or 4 sessions for $50 | Instructor: Paul Hoelscher | Time: 1:45 PM to 3;45 | Dates: 2012-09-07 - 2021-07-01

Cut and Print Linoleum Block

Cut and Print Linoleum Block

Recommended ages: 11 - 16

CUT and PRINT A LINOLEUM BLOCK! Instructor: Ginger Rembold Start date: Thursday, July 26, (One Night Only!) Time: 6-8:30pm Location: Downstairs Studio Cost: Cost is $10 members, $15 non-members. Children 8-12, with a paid adult, $5 additional. Participants should bring a simple black and white design 4”x6” in size or smaller. Blocks, cutters, ink, rollers, and paper provided. Min. # of students: 4 Maximum: 10 Course Description: Introductory class to basic block printing! Participants will use appropriate linoleum cutters to cut a simple one color block and then print their project.

Tuition: $10.00 members/$15.00 for Nonmembers Children 8-12 $5.00 with Parent | Instructor: Ginger Rembold | Time: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM | Dates: 2018-07-26 - 2018-07-26

Special Children's Modern Art Class

Special Children's Modern Art Class

Recommended ages: 11 - 16

SPECIAL CHILDRENS MODERN ART CLASS! Instructor: Ginger Rembold Start date: Thursday, August 2th Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Location: Downstairs Studio Cost: $20 for Crossroads members and $30 for non-members. Child should bring a simple photograph or drawing of a favorite animal or flower to use as the basis for each project. Min. # of students: 4 Maximum: 10 Course Description: Introduce your children to four modern artists; Jackson Pollock, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, and Henri Matisse. In this 3 hour afternoon class the students will produce four works of art in the style of each artist while exploring aspects of design and composition. Snacks provided! Class open to youth ages 8-14 (age 5-7 with a helping adult).

Tuition: $20.00 for members/$30.00 for non members | Instructor: Ginger Rembold | Time: 1:00 Pm to 4:00 PM | Dates: 2018-08-02 - 2018-08-02

Summer Watercolor Workshops Drip and Swirl Painting

Summer Watercolor Workshops Drip and Swirl Painting

Recommended ages: 11 - 16

Summer Watercolor Workshops for Kids Drip and Swirl Painting Instructor: Becky Litke Start date: Monday August 6th (One day only!) Time: 10 am-Noon Location: Downstairs Studio Cost: $5.00member/$10.00 nonmember (supplies included) Minimum: 3 Students Maximum: 12 Students Ages: 8 thru 12 Course Description: Children will be painting with watercolor using drip method to swirl paint on to paper and then blow with straws to create abstract painting. All materials will be supplied by Crossroads or instructor. NOTE TO PARENTS: PLEASE have children in clothing that can handle messy paint but FUN!

Tuition: $5.00 for members/$10.00 for nonmembers | Instructor: Becky Litke | Time: 10 am to Noon | Dates: 2018-08-06 - 2018-08-06

Summer Pastel Workshop for Kids Painting Baby Animals

Summer Pastel Workshop for Kids Painting Baby Animals

Recommended ages: 11 - 16

Summer Pastel Workshops for Kids Painting Animals with Pastels! Instructor: Becky Litke Start date: Monday August 20th (One day only!) Time: 10 am-Noon Location: Downstairs Studio Cost: $5.00member/$10.00 nonmember (supplies included) Minimum: 3 Students Maximum: 12 Students Ages: 8 thru 12 Course Description: We are going to paint with PASTEL! Learning to paint out local small animals such as baby lambs, chickens, baby calves, etc. NOTE TO PARENTS: PLEASE have children in clothing that can handle messy but the kids will love it!

Tuition: $5.00 for members/$10.00 for nonmembers | Instructor: Becky Litke | Time: 10 am to Noon | Dates: 2018-08-20 - 2018-08-20

Dance Classes

Master Ballet Class with Valery Lantratov

Master Ballet Class with Valery Lantratov

Recommended ages: 11 - 16

Master Ballet Class with Valery Lantratov Instructor: Valery Lantratov Start date: Sunday August 19th (One day only!) Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Location: Ballet Studio Attire: Students are required to wear dance shoes in class. Flat ballet shoes are preferred but jazz and other appropriate dance footwear is acceptable. No bare or stocking feet please. Technique classes are not conducted with the students on pointe. Special pointe classes are available on request. If the students have them, character or jazz shoes should be worn for character classes. Traditional ballet attire is appreciated, but not required. Any appropriate dancewear is acceptable. Cost: $40 for Crossroads members and $60 for non-members. Min. # of students: 4 Maximum: 10-15 Course Description: Crossroads is thrilled to welcome Ballet Master Valery Lantratov, who is traveling through the area and has agreed to teach an advanced ballet class at Crossroads. The class is a 1 1/2 hour classical ballet master class, Russian technique, barre and center. We ask that all participating students have taken multiple ballet classes either adult or teens. This class is designed for intermediate to advanced dance students. Valery can teach more than one class but we must fill classes before we add an additional class so students need to sign up immediately at 541-523-5369. Class must be paid for at time of sign up. To receive a refund cancellation must occur 2 weeks prior to the class. We offer a younger student class only if we receive 10 paid tuitions. Contact Crossroads for more information 541-523-5369. If there is no interest in a younger student interest in a separate class we will arrange for parents to bring the younger students to come and sit and watch the advanced class at no charge. Students and parents will need to sit quietly and observe the class. Valery Lantratov, Artistic Director, Russian National Ballet Foundation Valery Lantratov has had a distinguished career as a dancer in the companies of Vladimir Vasiliev, Maya Plitsetskaya and Ekaterina Maximova and international tours with Rudolf Nureyev. Most recently he has made international headlines for his role as Czar Nicholas II in a production of the new ballet Rasputin, with Farouk Ruzimatov of the Marinsky Theater (Kirov) and for successful international tours of Don Quixote and original choreography for the annual festival for the goddess Aphrodite in Cypruss. A graduate of the Moscow Academic Choreographic College, Lantratov was selected as a first soloist with the Moscow Stanislavski Ballet. With the theater he danced principal roles in such ballets as Don Quixote, Copellia and Romeo and Juliet. He has received accolades in the Russian and international press for his strong technique, personality and expressiveness. In 1993, Lantratov began working for the Kremlin Ballet. This same year, he formed the Russian National Ballet Foundation. He has toured as a solo guest artist in such countries as Japan, Germany, Italy, Greece, France, Portugal, Spain and the United States. The Russian National Ballet Foundation has toured in Europe, Asia, The Middle East and the United States. In 1997, Russian president Boris Yeltsin named Valery Lantratov Peoples Artist of Russia, the Russian Federations highest artistic honor. Mr. Lantratov holds a teaching certificate Russia's renowned National Academy of Theatrical Arts- GITIS.* For three years, Mr. Lantratov served as a guest instructor at the Boston Ballet. With his Russian National Ballet Foundation, Lantratov is able to realize his goal of introducing new audiences throughout the world to some of the finest classical works of Russia. No matter what might happen between the countries in the world, dance can deliver peace, compassion and art eternal values. *GITIS' ballet department was founded in 1946 under A. Gorsky, R. Zakharov and Leonid Lavaovsky of the Bolshoi Ballet with equal state funding to the Bolshoi. It is the only institute in Russia to offer a diploma in choreography and direction for ballet theatre. Its distinguished ballet masters include Vladimir Vassiliev (director of the Bolshoi, retired), Nadja Pavlova (prima ballerina absoluta of the Bolshoi, retired) and Katirina Maximova (prima ballerina absoluta of the Bolshoi, retired).

Tuition: $40 for members or $60 for nonmembers | Instructor: Valery Lantratov | Time: 10 am to 11:30 Am | Dates: 2018-08-19 - 2018-08-19

Music & Theatre Classes

Private Vocal Lessons

Private Vocal Lessons

Recommended ages: 11 - 16

Crossroads welcomes Allison Swensen Mitchell to Baker City and to give vocal instruction lessons. While this instruction is not a Crossroads program, Crossroads will be extending our Hand to Heart Scholarship Fund for teens or adults who need financial assistance in taking private vocal instruction. We hope to continue to work with Mrs. Mitchell and expand offerings. Private Vocal Lesssons The only thing better than singing is more singing! said Ella Fitzgerald Over 30 years of teaching, 19 years director of voice and opera at Willamette University. I have taught both classical and musical theatre style voice for more than 30 years and can offer singers with any vocal preference, instruction to help improve their singing. I also have experience teaching the aging voice for older adults. One hour of instruction $45.00, half an hour $25.00. Contact information allisonnellswensen@gmail.com or call 503-393-8271

Tuition: 45.00 for an Hour 25.00 for half hour | Instructor: Allison Swensen Mitchell | Time: Arrange with Teacher | Dates: 2018-01-01 - 2020-01-01

King Arthurs Quest MCT- 13 and Above

King Arthurs Quest MCT- 13 and Above

Recommended ages: 11 - 16

Start date July 23rd 2018 Audition July 23rd at 10:00 AM Rehearsal July 23, 24,25,26,27,28 2018 at 10:00 AM-2:30 PM depending on part Performances July 27th at 6:00 PM and July 28th at 3:00 PM Location Baker High School Auditorium Cost $35.00 member or $55.00 for nonmembers Price of a student membership is $20 a year Students Need to Bring A smile and a daily snack. Course Description The well respected Missoula Childrens Theatre is coming back to Baker City three times this year and will perform King Arthurs Quest. Open to students who will be entering first grade in the fall all the way through High School ages. At each age group only a specific number of children will be cast. The goal is for every child to feel successful. Age Group Maximum Number of Students Entering 1st Grade thru Age 7 16 Age 8 thru 12 28 Age 13 thru 18 16 Assistant Directors 12 to 18 4 Total 60 plus 4 Asst. Directors Missoula Childrens Theatre needs 60 of Baker Countys most talented young talents. The Missoula Childrens Theatre will encourage and inspire our youth in every part of the theatre experience from acting to directing. Performances will be $5.00 per person and our open to the community. Special Thanks to Arlene Schnitzer for her challenge grant at Gala and the hundreds of people who met that challenge at our Gala Fundraiser for Missoula Childrens Theatre. We thank all of last years actors and families who supported MCT. This years goal is to increase our audience for every show by double. So please invite friends and family members to these wonderful shows. Tickets are $5.00 for adults and Children under 13 are free.

Equipment needed: A smile and a daily snack.

Tuition: $35.00 member or $55.00 for nonmembers Price of a student membership is $20 a year | Instructor: Missoula Childrens Theatre | Time: 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM | Dates: 2018-07-23 - 2018-07-28

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs MCT-- Ages 13 +

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs MCT-- Ages 13 +

Recommended ages: 11 - 16

Start date August 13, 14,15,16,17,18, 2018 Audition August 13th at 10:00 AM Rehearsal August 13,14,15,16,17 at 10:00 AM-3 PM depending on part Performances August 17th at 6:00 PM and August 18th at 3:00 PM Location Baker High School Auditorium Cost $35.00 member or $55.00 for nonmembers Price of a student membership is $20 a year. Students Need to Bring A smile and a daily snack. Course Description The well respected Missoula Childrens Theatre is coming back to Baker City three times this year and will perform Snow White and Seven Dwarfs Open to students who will be entering first grade in the fall all the way through High School ages. At each age group only a specific number of children will be cast. The goal is for every child to feel successfully. Age Group Maximum Number of Students Entering 1st Grade thru Age 7 16 Age 8 thru 12 27 Age 13 thru 18 17 Assistant Directors 12 to 18 4 Total 60 plus 4 Asst. Directors Missoula Childrens Theatre needs 60 of Baker Countys most talented young talents. The Missoula Childrens Theatre will encourage and inspire our youth in every part of the theatre experience from acting to directing. Performances will be $5.00 per person and our open to the community. Special Thanks to Arlene Schnitzer for her challenge grant at Gala and the hundreds of people who met that challenge at our Gala Fundraiser for Missoula Childrens Theatre. We thank all of last years actors and families who supported MCT. This years goal is to increase our audience for every show by double. So please invite friends and family members to these wonderful shows. Tickets are $5.00 for adults and Children under 13 are free.

Equipment needed: A smile and a daily snack.

Tuition: $35.00 member $55.00 for nonmembers Price of a student membership is $20 a year | Instructor: Missoula Childrens Theatre | Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Dates: 2018-08-13 - 2018-08-18

Other Classes

Tree Branch Loom Workshop

Tree Branch Loom Workshop

Recommended ages: 11 - 16

Supplies will be furnished for the first 8 participants, children under 8 years old need to be accompanied by an adult. Margaret Mead of La Grande and Vicki Wares of Baker City will be teaching “Branch Out your Creativity” a class using tree branches as a weaving loom. Participants will be given a branch and basic instructions on how to warp it, then create their own spider-web or design of their choosing. Pre-Registration Required

Tuition: Free | Instructor: Margaret Mead and Vicki Wares | Time: 10 am to 12 pm | Dates: 2018-08-24 - 2018-08-24