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Adult
Programs

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About Adult Programs

Comfortable Class Sizes 

Professionally Taught

All adult programs are taught by professional Teaching Artists. 

Classes average 15 students,

age 16 years and older. 

Studio-Based 

Classes meet at the ACT studio

unless otherwise noted.

Easy Payment

Payment is due upon registration, but need-based scholarships may be available. 

Winter / Spring 2023 Registration

QUESTIONS?
 

Contact our Program Director at program@artistscreatingtogether.org or (616) 885-5866

WINTER 2023:
Week at a Glance
(January - March)
Monday
Creative Movement:
4:15-5:00pm
ACTion Drummers:
5:15-6:15pm
Tuesday
The Art of Collage:
4:00-5:00pm
The Art of Printmaking:
5:15-6:15pm
Thursday
ACTion Choir:
12:15-1:15pm
Monday
Creative Movement
Winter 2023 Offerings

Join ACT's drum troupe and learn about rhythm, percussion, dynamics, and using music as a tool to build up each other and our community! No previous drumming experience necessary. 

ACTion Drummers

Get ready to dance! We will be exploring creative movement and multiple forms of dance from around the world. Come learn basic movement techniques and experience the art of dance. No prior dance experience needed - all are welcome! Space is limited, sign up now.

Cost: $60

Location: ACT Studio

Teaching Artist: Laura Armenta

Time: 4:15-5:00pm (45min)

Date: Mondays, 6 weeks

Showcase: 

2/27 at ACT Studio

No Class:

1/16, 2/20

Cost: $60

Location: ACT Studio

Teaching Artist: Josh Dunigan

Time: 5:15-6:15pm (1hr)

Date: Mondays, 6 weeks

1/9

1/23

1/30

2/6

2/13

2/27

Class Dates:

Tuesday
The Art of Collage

Learn about the artistic process of printmaking and screenprinting! This class will focus on learning about multiple methods of printmaking, from stamping to print transfer. Students will use various materials to design and create their own original prints on an assortment of surfaces.

The Art of Printmaking

Explore the unique art form of collaging! Students will create multiple collage artworks as they learn layering techiniques and how to mix different materials. This process-focused class will result in one-of-a-kind pieces and skills that students can practice at home!

Cost: $60

Location: ACT Studio

Teaching Artist: Steven Edelman

Time: 4:00-5:00pm (1hr)

Date: Mondays, 6 weeks

Showcase: 

2/28 at ACT Studio

No Class:

1/17, 2/21

Cost: $60

Location: ACT Studio

Teaching Artist: Audrey Frank

Time: 5:15-6:15pm (1hr)

Date: Mondays, 6 weeks

Showcase: 

2/28 at ACT Studio

1/10

1/24

1/31

2/7

2/14

2/28

Class Dates:

Thursday

A community choir directed by teaching artist Erinn Epp, and accompanied by pianist Alisha Snyder. The choir is focused on fun, upbeat music, friendship, and technique. Each season culminates in a community concert. Open to individuals & to transition classrooms.

ACTion Choir

Cost: $100

Location: Kuyper College

Teaching Artist: Erinn Epp & Alisha Snyder

Time: 12:15-1:15pm (1hr)

Date: Thursdays, 9 weeks

No Class:

3/2

1/5

1/12

1/19

1/26

2/2

2/9

2/16

2/23

3/9

Class Dates:

Performances:

3/9 at Kuyper Spring Concert

Make Up Class:

3/16

Make Up Class:

3/6

No Class:

1/16, 2/20

1/9

1/23

1/30

2/6

2/13

2/27

Class Dates:

Make Up Class:

3/6

Make Up Class:

3/7

No Class:

1/17, 2/21

1/10

1/24

1/31

2/7

2/14

2/28

Class Dates:

Make Up Class:

3/7

Winter / Spring
Community Programs

Join us in ACT's studio to explore art and creativity with projects inspired by local artists! Follow along with the prepared projects, or create something entirely your own. All supplies are provided. Open Studio welcomes those with disabilities, their friends, siblings, and peers of all ages & abilities.

Open Studio

Cost: $10 per Open Studio

Location: ACT Studio

Time: 6:00-7:30pm (1.5 hr)

Zoom Dance Party

Cost: FREE!

Location: Zoom

Wednesday, 3/1/2022

6:30-7:00pm

John Nowak hosts our spring Zoom Dance Party! You won't want to miss this FREE virtual celebration of music and dance. Be sure to clear room to groove and turn your speakers up! Registration is required.

Registration is required. Select on your adult registration or use the link on our community calendar.

Zoom Drum Party

Cost: FREE!

Location: Zoom

Wednesday, 12/7/2022

6:30-7:00pm

Josh Dunigan is back (virtually) by popular demand! Grab your DIY shakers, drum sticks, and drum. If you don't own a drum, grab an alternative such as an upside down mixing bowl or oatmeal container! You won't want to miss these FREE drumming parties.

Registration is required. Select on your adult registration or use the link on our community calendar.

Wednesday, 4/26/2022

6:30-7:00pm

QUESTIONS?
 

Contact our Program Director at program@artistscreatingtogether.org or (616) 885-5866

Winter / Spring
Individual Instruction

An ACT teaching artist will meet you virtually OR in-person to provide one on one art instruction.

Performing Art instruction offered: guitar, piano, drum, ukulele. Students must have their own instrument. Visual Art instruction will also include a materials fee and will require materials to be picked up and dropped off, if virtual.

Session times and location scheduled to fit your needs. All sessions 45 minutes.

Private Art Instruction

Cost (please note new pricing): 

$200 4 sessions

$300 6 sessions

$400 8 sessions

$500 10 sessions

Monday
Ukulele Club:
4:15-5:00pm
ACTion Drummers:
5:15-6:15pm
Tuesday
The Art of Identity:
4:00-5:00pm
Theater 101:
5:15-6:15pm
SPRING 2023:
Week at a Glance

(April - May)
Monday
Ukulele Club
Spring 2023 Offerings

Join ACT's drum troupe and learn about rhythm, percussion, dynamics, and using music as a tool to build up each other and our community! No previous drumming experience necessary.

ACTion Drummers

Club members chat about music & life while learning how to play this quirky instrument! No previous ukulele experience necessary. Ukuleles will be provided for students during class. Space is limited so sign up now!

Cost: $60

Location: ACT Studio

Teaching Artist: John Nowak

Time: 4:15-5:00pm (45 min)

Date: Mondays, 6 weeks

Showcase: 

5/22 at ACT Studio

No Class:

5/1

Cost: $60

Location: ACT Studio

Teaching Artist: Josh Dunigan

Time: 5:15-6:15pm (1hr)

Date: Mondays, 6 weeks

4/10

4/17

4/24

5/8

5/15

5/22

Class Dates:

Tuesday
The Art of Identity

Who are YOU? Explore the theme of "Identity" through portraiture, poetry, and a variety of visual art mediums. Learn about the many ways art is used as a tool for expressing identity. Be empowered to create and share artwork that represents you!

Cost: $60

Location: ACT Studio

Teaching Artist: TBA

Time: 4:00-5:00pm (1hr)

Date: Tuesdays, 6 weeks

Showcase: 

5/23 at ACT Studio

No Class:

5/2

4/11

4/18

4/25

5/9

5/16

5/23

Class Dates:

Theater 101

Learn about the fundamentals of theater, improv, and skit performance! Students will explore character creation through theater games, practice short-form scripts, and learn short skits during this upbeat and welcoming class! No theater experience needed - all levels are invited! 

Cost: $60

Location: ACT Studio

Teaching Artist: Jess Luiz

Time: 5:15-6:15pm (1hr)

Date: Tuesdays, 6 weeks

Showcase: 

5/23 at ACT Studio

No Class:

5/2

4/11

4/18

4/25

5/9

5/16

5/23

Class Dates:

No Class:

5/1

4/10

4/17

4/24

5/8

5/15

5/22

Class Dates: