2.15 hours Thursday Evening Program

ExpressionWorks blends our LeadershipWorks and Multi-Arts programming together with the goal of supporting well-rounded independent artists for life!

Section 1: 1-Hour Leadership & Self-Advocacy – 6:30-7:30 pm

Weekly hour includes stretch, conversation and leadership skill development.

Stretch Circle:

Promotes physical health and well-being, development of gross motor skills and relief from daily static routine. Leaders turn-take leading and following their own stretches;

Communication Circle:

Alternating weekly between vocal training and news flash circle;
Vocal training promotes articulation, pronunciation and projection;
News-flash empowers leaders to share personal news and initiate conversations while strengthening their turn-taking and listening skills;

Leadership Focused Topic:

Various leadership units explored based on needs of participants, surveyed by guardians;
Topics may include: Public Speaking, Safety in the Community, Hygiene & Grooming, Social Etiquette, Organization, Managing Personal Routines, Simple First Aid & Emergencies & Money Management.

Section 2: 1-Hour Creative Session- 7:45-8:45 pm

Includes 4-week sessions focused on Multi-Arts, Culinary Arts & Independent Travel & Developing Personal Routines

Express your creative self in these ExpressionWorks Art-Hour Sessions after Leadership-Hour:

Term One- $391 for 10 fall sessions

Photography & Art (October 6, 13)

Crafty Arts & Puppetry (October 20, 27)

Clown and Comedy (November 3, 10)

Independent Living Skills (November 17, 24)

Culinary Arts (December 1, 8)

Term Two- $391 for 10 winter sessions

Groove Dance (January 5, 12)

Musical Theatre (January 19, 26)

Storytelling (February 2, 9)

Clown and Comedy (February 16, 23)

Crafty Arts & Puppetry (March 2, [Break], March 23)

Term Three- $391 for 10 spring sessions

Musical Theatre (March 30, April 6)

Storytelling (April 13, 20)

Independent Living Skills (April 27, *May 4)

*Special 2-hour out-in-the-community session (6:30-8:30pm)

Photography & Art (May 11, 18, 25)

Final Open Class (June 1, 2017)

ExpressionWorks members, families and friends are invited to attend our Open Class on Thursday, June 1st from 7:15 – 8:15 pm.  Participants arrive at regular class time 6:30 pm.

ExpressionWorks Pricing

Thursdays, Downtown Multi-Arts Sessions with Leadership 6:30-7:30 pm,
Bring-Your-Own Snack Break, followed by multi-arts session 7:45-8:45 pm:

Program choices that blend leadership and a variety of creative sessions:

* All sessions including leadership from September 2016 – June 2017 = $1173

* Or you have the option of attending per term only for just $391

TIMEThursdays, 6:30-8:45 pm
DATESFall Term: Thursdays, September 15th – December 1st, 2016
Winter Term: January 5th – March 2nd, 2017
Break: No Class March 9th or March 16th, 2017
Spring Term: March 23rd – June 1st, 2017

***Open Class Hour will be held onsite June 1st, 2017.
Family and friends are invited to attend the Open Class on June 1st between 7:45 - 8:30 pm


Please bear in mind, this program will not run unless we have a minimum of 13 or more participants enrolled by September 16, 2016. Those who may have already sent payment/registration will receive a full refund if enrolment is low.

Help us spread the word! Incentive: Encourage a new participant to enrol, and DramaWay will provide you a credit of $25 towards future DramaWay programming.

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