Usdan University 2014
Friday, July 18, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)
Wheatley Heights, NY
For one glorious Friday in July, Usdan Center, Long Island's premier arts camp, will be alive with the sights and sounds of grownups at play. On Friday, July 18th, 2014, come to camp and leave the kids at home!
Select a major class, as well as an afternoon activity (descriptions below).
Morning coffee and doughnuts, Lunch, Amphitheater concert, and an ice cream treat are also included.
Tuition: $65 per person, $100 for two.
Please note: Usdan University is for Adults only.
*For groups larger than 4 people, please call 631-643-7900.*
- DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Photographic composition and presentation on Macintosh computers. (Bring your digital camera.)
Set your easel for painting, with acrylics and/or pastels.
- HAND BUILDING CERAMICS
Experiment with hand forming in ceramic design. Participants may leave their pieces for firing, and pick them up later in the summer.
- POTTER'S WHEEL CERAMICS
Enjoy turning on the potter's wheel. Participants may leave their pieces for firing, and pick them up later in the summer.
- BROADWAY JAZZ DANCE
Come and meet your dancing feet! (Some background suggested.)
- MUSICAL THEATER
A class in acting, speech, movement, voice, theatrical expression and improvisation. (No prerequisite.)
- ORGANIC GARDENING
Green Thumb? Create your own miniature herb garden.
- SIMPLE SUMMER FOOD (La Fiesta!)
Explore the food of Mexico with Chef Richard LaMarita.
When & Where
Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts is the nation’s preeminent not-for-profit summer school of the arts. Now entering its 47th season, Usdan has been declared a “Best Of” camp by TimeOutNY/Kids, and by NY Metro Parents, and the Center has been profiled in feature articles in The New York Times and in Time Magazine. Usdan’s mission is to provide children with the arts as a lifetime companion. This mission is realized through the inspiration of a world-class faculty, and by the camaraderie of fellow students whose bond is their love of the arts.