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Fall 2014

In recognition of the 7th Annual Gig Harbor Film Festival, TCC Gig Harbor is pleased to offer the following classes:


NEW! Large Canvas Set Design
This class will walk you through the process of building a large canvas set to be used as a backdrop for a band, a scene for a play, and/or a story board. Topics covered include sizing your objects and figuring distance to stage ratios. Be prepared to build some scenes in class so bring your creative spirit! Fun Class! 4 sessions.
Gig Harbor: G107 GHSPI 025 Sept. 24-Oct. 15 W 7-8:30p GHC Doss $119

NEW! Beginning Playwriting
Dare yourself to put into writing those juicy characters in all their dramatic glory! This is a beginning playwriting class that will get you thinking about how to theatrically tell a story for the stage by creating compelling characters placed in dramatic situations. Come join this class to unleash the inner drama gods and goddesses within you! 8 sessions.
Gig Harbor: G113 GHSPI 029 Oct. 13-Dec. 1 M 6:30-8:30p GHC Piya $149

NEW! Beginning Acting Workshop
Whether you are shy or outgoing please join me in this fun beginner's acting workshop that will gently lead you into an energized state of creative freedom. The workshop is designed for the beginning actor to explore their own unique physical and vocal expression. Cheryl Piha is a working actress and current member of SAG.
Gig Harbor: G111 GHSPI 028 Oct. 11 Sa 10a-1p GHC Piya $49

NEW! The History of Horror
What scares you? And why? What makes us jump? Gives us nightmares? Gets your adrenaline going? Join us for a fun, informative workshop on the history of Horror. We will explore the progression of storytelling from scary nights around the campfire to shocking moments on stage to Haunted Houses and into the realm of Horror Cinema. 3 sessions.
Gig Harbor: G182 GHPER 011 Sept. 23-Oct. 7 Tu 6-7p PDS Richards $89

NEW! Beginning Acting
Ever had the itch to perform? Ever been more than a little nervous to get up in front of a group of people? This workshop will teach you the basics of relaxation, focus, visualization and character development. We will approach each individual on their own level of expertise and tailor the basics of performing to you. 4 sessions.
Gig Harbor: G183 GHPER 012 Sept. 24-Oct. 15 W 6-7p PDS Richards $109

NEW! How to Audition
This workshop will teach you the basics of preparing and presenting a polished, professional audition for any theatre. We will cover resume' prep, audition intro and audition performance. By the end of workshop each student will have a prepared audition piece selected to highlight your individual strengths. 4 sessions.
Gig Harbor: G184 GHSPI 013 Sept. 25-Oct. 16 Th 6-7p PDS Richards $109

An Introduction to Voice Overs - Getting Started in Voice Acting
This fun and empowering workshop covers the different types of voice overs and what tools are needed to find success. You will be coached and recorded as you read a script so you can receive a professional evaluation later. You will have the knowledge to help you decide if this is something you would like to pursue. Taught by a professional voice actor for the Voice Acting Training Company, Voices for All. 1 session.
Gig Harbor: G040 GHPER 010 Nov. 5 W 6-8p GHC Voices for All $49
Tacoma: X110 Sept. 29 M 6-8p CESPI 044 VFA TCC $49

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