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June 2019

$125

Yuki’s Journey

June 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm / Each Monday - Friday, until June 28.
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: June 19
Ages: 6-10

This camp is full! To be placed on the waiting list, please email Kelly at kposenauer@academycenter.org. __________________________________________________ Instructor: Nora Moore In this inspiring children’s production, young actors will experience introductory theatre skills by bringing author Joseph J. Krakora’s storybook, Yuki’s Journey, to life. Set during the earthquake and tsunami of 2011 in Japan, Yuki’s Journey is the story of a boy named Aki and his puppy, Yuki. After Yuki is given to Aki for his fifth birthday, in addition to a Japanese jacket and a big red box bull of animal masks, the two become separated when the tragic storm strikes. Determined to reunite with Aki, Yuki embarks on a journey to find the boy with the wise guidance of other animals along the way. Inspired by the spirit of the Japanese people, Yuki’s Journey is a heartfelt story sure to bring a message of hope, love, and perseverance to all audiences. Students will be assigned characters and given roles in this play to be performed on the last day of camp for family and friends.

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$135

PreTeen Painting

June 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Monday - Friday, until June 28.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: June 23
Ages: 9-13

Instructor: Arnulfo Jacinto In this camp, students will have the opportunity to express themselves through art while building upon the basic principles and foundations of painting. The class will include lecture and demonstration. While this class is perfect for beginners who are seeking to learn the fundamentals of painting, the lessons and projects will be geared toward individual skill and interest levels and is suitable for intermediate art students. Students will learn the basics of color theory, proper application of paint, and fundamentals of composition and design. Because each student is unique, projects may be altered and one-on-one instruction will be given to suit each student’s skills, talents, knowledge, and interest level.

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$135

Japanese Pottery (Yuki’s Journey)

June 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Monday-Friday, until June 28.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: June 22
Ages: 6-10

Instructor: Anna Ellis In Conjunction with the Academy Center of the Arts production of “Yuki’s Journey”, our skilled instructor, Anna Ellis, will explore clay projects that are inspired by the play, “Yuki’s Journey” by Joseph Krakora.  Yuki, the dog, in search for his owner, meets several animals on his journey.

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Historic Theatre Happy Hour

June 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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To celebrate Summer, we're opening up the Historic Academy Theatre courtyard and bringing Happy Hour outside! Take in the sunshine while enjoying cold beverages and live music in our private beer garden on Main Street from 5:00pm - 8:00pm on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.   Drink specials will be served. Tours of the theatre will be given inside and will begin at 6:00pm. Tours run on a 45-minute schedule.   This event is FREE and open to the public.   Sponsored By:       Parking:   Parking is available on-site and throughout downtown Lynchburg. The parking map above shows all of the free public and paid parking available. In addition, street parking is also available on most streets.   View Parking Map   Please note: If attending an event or performance after 5pm or on weekends, Lot 2 (Pacific Life Lot) and Lot 12 (Regional Business Alliance) are free and open to for public use. We suggest utilizing these lots, which are closest to the Academy Center of the Arts and within walking distance.

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Fridays on Fifth, Academy Center of the Arts

Fridays on Fifth

June 28 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Last Friday of Each Month
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Fridays on Fifth A FREE Happy Hour Event in the Outdoor Beer Garden at the Historic Academy Theatre     About the Show:   To celebrate Summer, we're opening up the Historic Academy Theatre courtyard and bringing our monthly Happy Hour event outside! Take in the sunshine while enjoying cold beverages, music, and great company in our private beer garden on Main Street from 5:30pm - 9:00pm on the last Friday of the month. Drink specials will be served. Participating food trucks are TBA! Tours of the Historic Theatre will be available upon request. This event is FREE and open to the public.       Sponsored by:       Know Before You Go:   Parking is available on-site and throughout downtown Lynchburg. The parking map above shows all of the free public and paid parking available. In addition, street parking is also available on most streets.   View Parking Map   Please note: If attending an event or performance after 5pm or on weekends, Lot 2 (Pacific Life Lot) and Lot 12 (Regional Business Alliance) are free and open to for public use. We suggest utilizing these lots, which are closest to the Academy Center of the…

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July 2019

$110

Wild & Wooly Animals

July 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Monday-Friday, until July 5.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: June 29
Ages: 5-10
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Anna Ellis Instructor Anna Ellis will help children make: Sheep cups, Llama covered dishes, Rabbit bowls, Camel mugs and Goat piggy banks.

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$180

Beginning & Intermediate Pottery

July 2 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until August 13.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: June 30
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Justin Rice For beginning and intermediate students with instructor Justin Rice. Introduction to and focusing on wheel throwing and incorporating some hand building and glazing techniques, with advanced technique instruction for returning students.  

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$180

Intermediate & Advanced Handbuilding

July 3 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until August 14.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: July 1
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Anna Ellis Intermediate and more advanced students will learn hand building techniques with teacher Anna Ellis. Advanced students will continue to develop independent work supplemented with a demonstration each class. Demonstrations will cover use of underglazes, utilizing different techniques in a single piece, hand building larger, and complex forms. Students will be encouraged to develop a style with personal distinction motifs in order to complete a body of work by the end of the class. *** PLEASE NOTE NEW DAY FOR THIS CLASS (WEDNESDAYS!)  

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Academy Youth Theatre Presents: Newsies

July 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Academy Youth Theatre Presents: Newsies Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Jack Feldman Book by Harvey Fierstein Based on the Disney Film written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White Originally produced on Broadway by Disney Theatrical Productions   Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right!   Featuring the now classic songs “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,” and “Santa Fe,” Newsies is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, perfect for the whole family and every audience.     Tickets:   Student Value: $9.00 Adult Value: $14.00 Student Standard: $14.00 Adult Standard: $20.00 Student Box Seats: $25.00 Adult Box Seats: $31.00   To view our seating map for the Historic Academy of Music Theatre, click here.   For more information or to purchase tickets to this performance, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.     Sponsored By:       Parking:   Parking is available on-site and throughout downtown…

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$95

Expressive Faces in Clay – Workshop

July 6 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm / Each Saturday, until July 6.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: July 3
Ages: 15+

The focus of this workshop is for students to create an expressive face in clay.  Each student will learn how to hand build and sculpt a face, using a variety of techniques, including surface treatments.  All levels welcome!  Bring a box lunch or something to share.

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