2019 Winter/Spring Opportunities for Teens

Brighten up the cold Winter months or plan ahead for Spring with these opportunities just for teens!

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It's time for a fresh start, dontcha think? Try something new this year with these classes, workshops, and more from our partners. There are plenty of ways for teens to get involved in the arts this season!

DANCE

Experience Dance Program | CHOP SHOP
January 23, 27th, and February 1
All ages

Take one of two FREE dance classes this Winter, "Reading Dance" and "Introduction to Modern Dance"! These fun events serve as a companion to the CHOP SHOP dance festival in February. No experience necessary. Learn more about each class and registration here.

FILM

Beginning Editing with Adobe Premiere CC | Northwest Film Forum
January 16, 23, & 30
All experience levels

Learn to edit with Adobe Premiere Pro Creative Cloud, a leading platform used by many professional filmmakers for editing digital media. All students will leave this workshop with the skills to confidently, efficiently and effectively edit films with the most up to date version of this software! Learn more and register.

Crash Student | SIFF Cinema
January 26
Teens and college students

Can you create a compelling, cohesive film in just eight hours? Crash Student is one-day filmmaking workshop fine-tuned for teens. Register today!

Creative Producing In the Independent Age | Northwest Film Forum
January 15 & 17
All experience levels

Have you been working on a screenplay that you want to bring to life? In this two-day workshop, participants will explore the logistics and gain an understanding of the creative producer’s process, timelines, and the many idiosyncrasies around an independent film’s life cycle. Register now!

DSLR Videography | Northwest Film Forum
January 16 & 23
All experience levels

Come explore the basics of DSLR video filmmaking! Students will learn how to manually control exposure to create professional video content using top of the line equipment. Don't miss out!

Youth Workshops at Children's Film Festival Seattle | Northwest Film Forum
Jan 27, Feb 22 and more
Ages 8 - 14

The Children’s Film Festival Seattle takes place at the end of January and beginning of February each year, and there are always tons of cool workshops to check out! This year, Ages 11 - 14 can take 360 Filmmaking or Friendly Rhythms of the Planet. There are even workshops for those younger than TeenTix age, so spread the word to your younger sibs or kids you babysit! Learn more here.

LITERATURE

Scribes Writing Camps (Early Registration for Summer) | Hugo House
Early bird registration from Feb 12 - Apr 2
Classes in Summer 2019
Grades 6 - 12

Calling all teens! Do you like to write? Have you dreamed of publishing your own novel, short story, poem, or play? Maybe you have journals filled with work you want to refine and share? Whether you’re just starting to explore the world of creative writing or looking to learn new forms and skills, Scribes Writing Camps will introduce you to the writing life and inspire your creativity. Scribes camps are open to middle- and high-school students at all levels of writing experience. Learn more about programming and register here!

MUSIC

Singing for Social Change—a Master Class with Felicia Loud | 5th Avenue Theatre
February 11
Ages 14 - 18

Join the 5th Ave for this powerful master class with Rock of Ages cast member, Black Stax co-founder, local performer, vocalist, and activist, Felicia Loud. This will be a fun, interactive class where participants will sing together and learn about the work and musical styles of Felicia Loud and her musical group, Black Stax. All experiences levels are welcome, but come prepared to sing! Register now.

THEATRE

2019/20 Professional Arts Training Program (PATP) | Seattle Repertory Theatre
Varying time commitments
Ages 18+

Jumpstart a career in the arts with the PATP! Both paid theatrical internships and apprenticeships are available for folks ages 18 and up, including focus in Directing/Casting, Education, Props, Scenic Art, and more. Applications are due by March 11, 2019. Learn more here!

Short Shakes - As You Like It | Seattle Shakespeare Company
March 17 - May 7
Ages 11 - 17

Wise fools, a magical forest, cross-dressing, young love…and wrestling! Participants in As You Like It will audition, rehearse, and perform in a classic play on the main stage at Shakes. This program has all the elements that make theater fun! Plus it fosters compassion, promotes critical thinking, and develops courage. Enroll before March 8!

VISUAL ART

Mid-Winter Break Photography Classes | Youth in Focus
Feb 18 - 22
Ages 13 - 19

Make your mid-winter break AWESOME with these photography classes from Youth in Focus. Learn about Street Photography, Darkroom, and more! Register right now.

Early Registration for Summer Markers Workshop | Bellevue Arts Museum
Registration now open, workshop on August 12
Grades 7 - 9

BAM’s inaugural middle school workshop will be exploring the Museum and surrounding Bellevue for inspiration while learning about different elements of art, craft, and design! Using those fundamental, artists will create site-specific projects throughout the four day workshop that culminates in a pop-up exhibition for family and friends of the artists. Learn more and register now!

Early Registration for Summer Camps | Tacoma Art Museum
Registration now open, camps begin in July
Grades 8 - 12

Discover art in your community at Tacoma Art Museum’s Summer Art Camps for high schoolers! Each week, explore the works of art in the museum for inspiration, go on expeditions around town, and create your own art. Take risks with big ideas and new materials, and showcase your work in a special camp art show at the end of the week. More information and registration here.

MISCELLANEOUS

Internship Opportunities | KEXP
March - September 2019
Ages 15+

Get hands-on experience in business communication, project management, problem-solving, audio technology, database management and more with these 6-month long internships at KEXP! Diverse individuals who are motivated team players, excellent communicators, and music fanatics all welcome. Plus, these positions are PAID. Learn more about the current offerings and apply before January 14th.

Spring 2019 Press Corps Intensive | TeenTix + Arts Partners
March - April 2019
Ages 13 - 19

See shows, write reviews, and receive feedback from professional writers and teaching artists. YOUR OPINIONS MATTER: shape the world of arts journalism when you get published on the TeenTix Blog! Applications for this intensive are due January 11. Learn more about this program here!

Spring Break Press Corps Intensive: Beyond The Review | TeenTix + Arts Partners
April 8 - 12
Ages 13 - 19

In this week-long immersive course, ten teens will work with professional arts journalists to learn how to interview artists, and write previews and features of art events. Teens will receive one-on-one mentorship on their writing, and, at the end of the program, their work will be published on the TeenTix blog! Learn more and apply today.

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