// Reimagine On Site & Distance Learning 

Reimagine On Site & Distance Learning is a sequential multi language art program

Reimagine On Site & Distance Learning

Reimagine On Site & Distance Learning is a sequential multi language 15-30 session art program launched by Performing Arts Workshop in July 2021. Through a series of video and in-person lessons, and individually designed community building curricula, students will have the opportunity to engage in learning, contextualizing, and practicing an art form in collaboration with a teaching artist and peers

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Performing Arts Workshop COVID Protocol

 

Reimagine On Site & Distance Learning Mission

To provide high quality anti racist distance learning arts instruction for all students, with a commitment to collaborating with historically underrepresented groups including low-income communities, immigrant communities, indigenous communities, and Black and Brown communities.

To provide a learning experience that is highly accessible via an inclusive array of devices

To provide opportunities for arts practice

To provide opportunities for community building

To provide instruction in multiple languages (Mandarin, Spanish, English)

// Art Forms

Anti-racist focused art instruction for youth at no cost to participants.

Providing no cost art courses for grades Pre-K through 12th in English, Spanish and Mandarin. Performing Arts Workshop classes include the following art forms: Creative Writing, Dance, Visual Arts, Media Arts, Spoken Word and Theatre.

Reimagine On Site Powerhouse Courses

Course Title: Intro to Activism Through Dance & MultiMedia

Teaching Artist: Nico Maimon

Course Language: English

Level: Beginner

Ages: 10-13

Materials Needed: N/A

Program Dates: September 21st – December 17th

Program Schedule: Tuesdays & Wednesdays 4:30-6pm

Course Description:

Are you curious to understand how you fit into the ever changing world around you? We will be exploring how art and activism interact, and how they may relate to you and your life. In this Fall Powerhouse program led by Nico Ortiz Maimon, a San Francisco based activist, dancer, and performance artist, we will explore relevant topics of social justice and find ways to take action together using our art. We will learn about multi-media art, and take inspiration from zines and films that are relevant to us. Throughout the program, we will use dance and improvisational movement to care for our bodies and express ourselves through performance art. At the end of our program you will have the opportunity to help create films with high school mentors. Calling all movers, shakers, artists, and future activists! Join us at the powerhouse this Fall!

Course Title: Activism Through Dance & MultiMedia

Teaching Artist: Nico Maimon

Course Language: English

Level: Beginner

Ages: 14-18

Materials Needed: N/A

Program Dates: September 21st – December 17th

Program Schedule: Tuesdays & Wednesdays 4:30-6pm

Course Description:

What’s going on with the world!? We will come together to openly and honestly discuss how many of the issues of our world today are inter-connected. We will dig deeper into the ways in which multi-media art and activism interact. In this Fall Powerhouse program, led by Nico Ortiz Maimon, a San Francisco based activist, dancer, and performance artist, we will explore relevant topics of social justice / global activism and find ways to take action NOW using our art. We will create autonomy, hone in our multi-media crafting, and take inspiration from zines and films that are relevant to us. Throughout the program, we will use dance and improvisational movement to care for our bodies and express ourselves through performance art. At the end of our program, we will have a community film share, featuring films that you all create collaboratively! Calling all movers, shakers, artists, and future activists! Join us at the powerhouse this Fall!