Classes at the Center

Classes and workshops at the Center are presented in a non-competitive, social, and supportive environment. All members of the community are invited to explore creativity, develop a craft, and create a new artistic skillset. Classes at the Center are taught by a core faculty of professional working fine artists, skilled craftspeople, and experienced educators. We offer classes in visual art, music, dance, theatre, yoga, and writing for people of all ages and abilities.

Scroll through our list below -- adult classes are flagged in yellow and kids' classes are flagged in green

If you are a teaching artist interested in bringing a class, workshop, or lecture to the Center, click here and fill out our handy proposal form.
For more information about classes, contact our Director of Education, Christine Ernst, at christine@cotuitcenterforthearts.org

 

 

 
 

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We are a welcoming hub, committed to making the arts accessible, nurturing, and thrilling to all...
...and we know that not everyone can afford to see our productions or attend our classes.

We now have the Open Seat at the Center program, which will create two free tickets for EVERY performance of EVERY Mainstage and Black Box production and one free tuition for EVERY class that we offer from September 2017 to September 2018.

Click Here for info on our "Open Seat at the Center" Program

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Open Life Drawing/Painting

with Jessie Nickerson        ADULTS
Ongoing:Tuesdays

What’s Your Story, Morning Glory?

A Writing Gym for Women with Christine Ernst       ADULTS
Ongoing: Saturday mornings
 

Trust the Painting Process

with Ed Chesnovitch       ADULTS
full sessions or drop-in, Mondays
6 classes, Jan 8-Feb 12

Sunday Morning Yoga

with varying instructors      ADULTS
Ongoing: Sunday morning

Cape Cod Drum Circle

with Sam Holmstock of Entrain       ADULTS
Ongoing: 1st Sunday of each month 

Drumming through Trauma

with Sam Holmstock of Entrain       ADULTS
Ongoing: Tuesday

Yes…And? Improv 101 with Melinda Gallant

with Melinda Gallant       ADULTS
6 classes, Thursdays, Jan 18-Feb 22

Mixed Media Studio with Jackie Reeves

with Jackie Reeves       ADULTS + older teens
6 classes, Thursdays, Jan 18-Feb 22

CCCAN Valentine Cardmaking Workshop

with Donna Rockwell       ADULTS & TEENS
Saturday, Feb 3

Big Brush Painting with Joe Gallant

Big Brush Oil Painting with Joe Gallant       ADULTS
4 classes, Saturdays, Feb 3-24

Sculpture Studio: Sculpting the Torso

with Neil Grant       ADULTS
10 classes, Thursdays, Feb 15-Apr 19

Musical Theater Dance Workshop February Vacation 2018!

with Hannah Carrita and Katie Koglin       KIDS
Begins February 19
Ages 6-12
Five Days Only!

Drawing 101

with Ric Haynes       ADULTS + older TEENS
6 classes, Wednesdays, Feb 28-Apr 11

Watercolor Wednesdays with Rosalie

with Rosalie McCarthy       ADULTS
6 classes, Wednesdays, Feb 28-Apr 4
 

Acrylic Fridays with Rosalie

with Rosalie McCarthy       ADULTS
6 classes, Fridays, Mar 2-Apr 6

World Drumming with Sam

with Sam Holmstock       ADULTS + older teens
6 classes, Fridays, next class in March

Atelier Series 2018: Learn to Sculpt Realistic Heads

with Neil Grant       ADULTS
2-day workshop!  Sat-Sun, Mar 10-11

Beginner Ukulele with Steve Gregory: Spring Session

with Steve Gregory       ADULTS and KIDS
6 classes, Saturdays, Mar 17-Apr 21
 

Intermediate Ukulele with Steve Gregory: Spring Session

with Steve Gregory       ADULTS and KIDS
6 classes, Saturdays, Mar 17-Apr 21

Fantastic Furniture Painting

with Nancy Frary       ADULTS
8 classes, Tuesdays, Mar 20-May 8

SHOWtime with Hannah!

with Hannah Carrita       KIDS
Ages 6-12
8 classes, next session in April!

Intermediate Tap with Susan Friedman

with Susan Mendoza Friedman       ADULTS
11 classes, Thursdays, Apr 12-Jun21

Advanced Beginner Tap with Susan Friedman

with Susan Mendoza Friedman       ADULTS
11 classes, Thursdays, Apr 12-Jun 21

Beginner Tap with Susan Friedman

with Susan Mendoza Friedman       ADULTS
9 classes, Mondays, Apr 23-Jun 25