Improv Comedy for Everyone II

Starts from: 11/6/2018

$79

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    ATH2502
  • Duration
    5 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This course is a continuation of Part 1 with a focus on creating strong, memorable characters. Students will learn exercises that will help them use their voices and bodies to create believable but hilarious characters and realities.

Sketch Comedy for Everyone II

Starts from: 11/8/2018

$79

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    ATH3001
  • Duration
    5 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Students will apply the basics of Part 1 to create longer and more comically complicated sketches. They will learn how to layer parody and satire over basic comedic premises and have the opportunity to get feedback from their fellow students.

Improv Comedy for Everyone II

Starts from: 11/6/2018

$79

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    ATH2502
  • Duration
    5 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This course is a continuation of Part 1 with a focus on creating strong, memorable characters. Students will learn exercises that will help them use their voices and bodies to create believable but hilarious characters and realities.

Sketch Comedy for Everyone II

Starts from: 11/8/2018

$79

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    ATH3001
  • Duration
    5 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Students will apply the basics of Part 1 to create longer and more comically complicated sketches. They will learn how to layer parody and satire over basic comedic premises and have the opportunity to get feedback from their fellow students.

The Victoria & Albert Museum

Starts from: 11/26/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAV1001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

London’s Victoria & Albert Museum has always had a reputation as the foremost museum for decorative arts in the world. Since its inception in 1852, the museum has been collecting Chinese ceramics, Italian sculpture, German woodcarving, English watercolors, French tapestries, and so much more. This series of PowerPoint lectures will highlight masterpieces from this museum’s stellar collections.

Twists & Turns: Baroque and Rococo Painting

Starts from: 11/26/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAT1001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries moved away from ecclesiastical dominance in the arts toward the rationalism of the Enlightenment. Secular painting began to dominate the taste of the period – such as in portraiture, landscape, still-life, and scenes of daily activities. This age of exuberant optimism and confidence, rational thought, global exploration, and experiments in science were all reflected in the paintings of the time. This series of PowerPoint lectures will illustrate the history of this period through the paintings of Italy, France, and Holland.

Steel Maidens & Iron Roses: Art Nouveau

Starts from: 11/27/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAN1001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The Industrial Revolution created a sense that anything can be mass-produced, from flatware to buildings, from fine art to applied art. During the final years of the 19th century, the production of painting, sculpture, and applied arts filled public and private places from floor to ceiling. Objets d’art – factory-made and delivered – filled the homes of the new middle-class. The movement was called Art Nouveau, and its philosophy of craftsmanship and exoticism was the final style of the 19th century. This series of PowerPoint lectures will lay out the innovations of this movement and its consequences on the 20th century.

The World is Our Artists: Three Countries, Six Artists

Starts from: 11/27/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAWA1001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This three-session PowerPoint lecture program focuses on two representative artists in each of three countries: the Mexican surrealists Siqueiros and Tamayo, the Russian Abstractionists Kandinsky and Lissitzky, and the Chinese Postmodernists Ai WeiWei and Shi Jinsong. Each has an extraordinary biography, reflected in their art. With the Mexicans it is the political turmoil of the country, for the Russians the pure reason/beauty of abstract form dipped in color and animated by rapid lines, and with the Chinese, the cultural responsibility of projecting an ancient culture’s metamorphosis into the modern world.

A French Affair: A Tour of the Louvre

Starts from: 11/29/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAL1001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

There is no place on earth like the Louvre for losing yourself in masterpieces of painting and sculpture, from ancient times to the 18th century. Seductive sculptures of gods and saints, voluptuous nudes, portraits of kings and fools, bucolic landscapes, and tranquil still-lifes – all under one roof. This series of lectures is a sojourn down these vast galleries, breathing life and meaning into some of the world’s greatest art.

Gustav Klimt: Art Nouveau Visionary

Starts from: 12/12/2018

$19

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAG1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Art Nouveau Masters The Art Nouveau Movement (French for “new art”) was an international style of art, architecture, and design that began in the late 1900s and peaked in popularity at the beginning of the 20th century (1880-1914). The style was characterized by highly stylized, flowing, curvilinear designs which were nature inspired. Gustav Klimt: Art Nouveau Visionary Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) was an Austrian Symbolist and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession Movement. He is noted for his paintings and murals. Klimt’s primary subject was the female body, and his works are marked by a frank eroticism. Among the artists of the Vienna Secession, Klimt was the most influenced by Japanese art and its methods.

Improv Comedy for Everyone II

Starts from: 11/6/2018

$79

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    ATH2502
  • Duration
    5 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This course is a continuation of Part 1 with a focus on creating strong, memorable characters. Students will learn exercises that will help them use their voices and bodies to create believable but hilarious characters and realities.

Sketch Comedy for Everyone II

Starts from: 11/8/2018

$79

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    ATH3001
  • Duration
    5 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Students will apply the basics of Part 1 to create longer and more comically complicated sketches. They will learn how to layer parody and satire over basic comedic premises and have the opportunity to get feedback from their fellow students.

The Victoria & Albert Museum

Starts from: 11/26/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAV1001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

London’s Victoria & Albert Museum has always had a reputation as the foremost museum for decorative arts in the world. Since its inception in 1852, the museum has been collecting Chinese ceramics, Italian sculpture, German woodcarving, English watercolors, French tapestries, and so much more. This series of PowerPoint lectures will highlight masterpieces from this museum’s stellar collections.

Twists & Turns: Baroque and Rococo Painting

Starts from: 11/26/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAT1001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries moved away from ecclesiastical dominance in the arts toward the rationalism of the Enlightenment. Secular painting began to dominate the taste of the period – such as in portraiture, landscape, still-life, and scenes of daily activities. This age of exuberant optimism and confidence, rational thought, global exploration, and experiments in science were all reflected in the paintings of the time. This series of PowerPoint lectures will illustrate the history of this period through the paintings of Italy, France, and Holland.

Steel Maidens & Iron Roses: Art Nouveau

Starts from: 11/27/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAN1001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The Industrial Revolution created a sense that anything can be mass-produced, from flatware to buildings, from fine art to applied art. During the final years of the 19th century, the production of painting, sculpture, and applied arts filled public and private places from floor to ceiling. Objets d’art – factory-made and delivered – filled the homes of the new middle-class. The movement was called Art Nouveau, and its philosophy of craftsmanship and exoticism was the final style of the 19th century. This series of PowerPoint lectures will lay out the innovations of this movement and its consequences on the 20th century.

The World is Our Artists: Three Countries, Six Artists

Starts from: 11/27/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAWA1001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This three-session PowerPoint lecture program focuses on two representative artists in each of three countries: the Mexican surrealists Siqueiros and Tamayo, the Russian Abstractionists Kandinsky and Lissitzky, and the Chinese Postmodernists Ai WeiWei and Shi Jinsong. Each has an extraordinary biography, reflected in their art. With the Mexicans it is the political turmoil of the country, for the Russians the pure reason/beauty of abstract form dipped in color and animated by rapid lines, and with the Chinese, the cultural responsibility of projecting an ancient culture’s metamorphosis into the modern world.

A French Affair: A Tour of the Louvre

Starts from: 11/29/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAL1001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

There is no place on earth like the Louvre for losing yourself in masterpieces of painting and sculpture, from ancient times to the 18th century. Seductive sculptures of gods and saints, voluptuous nudes, portraits of kings and fools, bucolic landscapes, and tranquil still-lifes – all under one roof. This series of lectures is a sojourn down these vast galleries, breathing life and meaning into some of the world’s greatest art.

Gustav Klimt: Art Nouveau Visionary

Starts from: 12/12/2018

$19

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAG1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Art Nouveau Masters The Art Nouveau Movement (French for “new art”) was an international style of art, architecture, and design that began in the late 1900s and peaked in popularity at the beginning of the 20th century (1880-1914). The style was characterized by highly stylized, flowing, curvilinear designs which were nature inspired. Gustav Klimt: Art Nouveau Visionary Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) was an Austrian Symbolist and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession Movement. He is noted for his paintings and murals. Klimt’s primary subject was the female body, and his works are marked by a frank eroticism. Among the artists of the Vienna Secession, Klimt was the most influenced by Japanese art and its methods.

Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) was an Austrian Symbolist and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession Movement. He is noted for his paintings and murals. Klimt’s primary subject was the female body, and his works are marked by a frank eroticism. Among the artists of the Vienna Secession, Klimt was the one most influenced by Japanese art and its methods.

The Amazing Story of the American Musical – Free to Patrons

Starts from: 1/16/2019

$0

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAM1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

An overview of the American musical theater from the early 20th century through “Alexander Hamilton”, presented with lots of musical examples and tons of fun facts.

The Amazing Story of the American Musical – Free to Patrons

Starts from: 1/16/2019

$0

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    deleted
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

An overview of the American musical theater from the early 20th century through “Alexander Hamilton”, presented with lots of musical examples and tons of fun facts.

Artists in Shadow: Lunch & Lecture – Glenridge

Starts from: 1/22/2019

$139

Campus Location
ACE
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAS1001
  • Duration
    6 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Sketch Comedy for Everyone

Starts from: 1/25/2019

$79

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    ATH2003
  • Duration
    5 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Friday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This class is an introduction to the basics of writing sketch comedy in the style of Saturday Night Live, MadTV, or The Daily Show. Students will be introduced to exercises and workflows to help with brainstorming on a topic, pitching ideas, writing a first draft, working with a collaborator, and delivering a final draft. The goal is to help students turn a nugget of an idea into a comedic sketch ranging in length from 10 seconds to five minutes.

Colorful Women: Six 20th & 21st Century Female Artists

Starts from: 1/28/2019

$79

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    ACW1001
  • Duration
    6 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Though not always acknowledged, there have always been female artists. It is possible that women carved the first female torsos during the cave cultures of ancient Europe. During the last century, however, female artists have become better known, and with this broader recognition a deeper appreciation has developed.

This lecture series considers the art of six outstanding female artists with international reputations. They are the art deco painter Tamara de Lempicka, the early abstractionist Sonia Delaunay, the monumental sculptor Louise Nevelson, the lyrical abstractionist Helen Frankenthaler, the conceptualist artist Barbara Kruger, and the quirky photographer and film director Cindy Sherman.

Improv Comedy for Everyone

Starts from: 1/28/2019

$79

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    ATH1002
  • Duration
    5 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Discover the freedom of spontaneity and prepare to laugh! Improv Comedy for Everyone will teach students to think quickly on their feet, explore creativity, hone their comedic voice, and build self-confidence. Over the five-week course, students will focus on the tenets of improvisation by learning how to play together, make others look good, be confident, support each other, and have fun, all while learning some of the classic improv games made famous by shows like “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” By the end of the session, every student will learn they already have what it takes to improvise successfully both onstage and off.

Heroes, Gods, and Monsters of Greek Myths

Starts from: 1/29/2019

$19

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Road
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAH1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This survey of courses makes clear how the Greek world became the cradle of Western civilization. Through the study of Greek mythology, history, literature, art, and architecture, we will see how this ancient civilization emerged and how it spread its ideas throughout the world. Greek myths evolved to make sense out of a chaotic world and to give people a sense of control over their uncertain destinies. These stories offered explanations for frightening phenomena such as earthquakes, typhoons, and diseases, and they played an enormously important role in shaping the “ideal citizen” who would live up to prescribed cultural expectations.

Anatomy of a Ballet Star: Personalities & Styles of Famous Dancers

Starts from: 2/5/2019

$29

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAB1500
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

We will be comparing famous stars and their styles and how individual dancers find their special personality.

The Gifts of Homer: The Iliad & The Odyssey

Starts from: 2/26/2019

$19

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Road
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAG1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This survey of courses makes clear how the Greek world became the cradle of Western civilization. Through the study of Greek mythology, history, literature, art, and architecture, we will see how this ancient civilization emerged and how it spread its ideas throughout the world. Homer’s The Iliad and The Odyssey set the gold standard in storytelling 2,800 years ago. These epic poems, recounting the battle of Troy and the subsequent voyage home of Odysseus, remain the most influential works of the Western Canon because of their universal truths – for example, the stark contrast between the young, passionate Achilles and the more mature, reasoned Odysseus, which represents the predicaments and choices that people make throughout their lives. Do we act on our impulses and pay a deadly price, or do we think about the consequences of our behaviors before we act them out?

Sketch Comedy for Everyone II

Starts from: 3/1/2019

$79

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    ATH3002
  • Duration
    5 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Friday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Students will apply the basics of Part 1 to create longer and more comically complicated sketches. They will learn how to layer parody and satire over basic comedic premises and have the opportunity to get feedback from their fellow students.

The Rite of Spring – The Revolutionary Ballet That Changed Dance

Starts from: 3/5/2019

$29

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAR1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Controversial ballet that changed Dance: Nijinsky, Martha Graham, etc.

Colorful Worlds: Landscape Painting in Europe & America

Starts from: 3/25/2019

$59

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAL1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Landscape painting in the West evolved out of religious art of the late 15th century as backdrops to biblical events. By the 17th century, the land was the subject matter in its own right: the Dutch with towering clouds and deep vistas to the sea; the English in the 18th century with sprawling scenes of forests and streams; the French in the 19th century with strong color and musicality; while in America in the 20th century, landscapes were metaphors of spirituality. With this series of lectures, we can walk through these different vistas examining each country’s national character as expressed in this genre of art.

Elizabethan Humanism: The Golden Age

Starts from: 3/25/2019

$59

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAE1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The panoply of fresh new inventions and ideas that shaped the Renaissance in England during the 16th and early 17th centuries has been called “The Golden Age of Gloriana.” It was a flowering of brilliant ideas and inventions in architecture, agriculture, the arts, literature, philosophy, science, and exploration that still resonates today. This lecture will highlight those achievements and introduce the character of the social and political order that made such an extraordinary world possible.

Art of Ancient Greece: Sculpture, Painting, & Architecture

Starts from: 3/26/2019

$19

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Road
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAAG1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This survey of courses makes clear how the Greek world became the cradle of Western civilization. Through the study of Greek mythology, history, literature, art, and architecture, we will see how this ancient civilization emerged and how it spread its ideas throughout the world. Homer’s The Iliad and The Odyssey set the gold standard in storytelling 2,800 years ago. These epic poems, recounting the battle of Troy and the subsequent voyage home of Odysseus, remain the most influential works of the Western Canon because of their universal truths – for example, the stark contrast between the young, passionate Achilles and the more mature, reasoned Odysseus, which represents the predicaments and choices that people make throughout their lives. Do we act on our impulses and pay a deadly price, or do we think about the consequences of our behaviors before we act them out?

Great Capitals of Art: Madrid, Paris, London, Washington DC

Starts from: 3/26/2019

$59

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAC1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Artists in the Shadows

Starts from: 3/27/2019

$59

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAS2001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Before the 20th century, it had been the fate of female artists, though successful in their own time, to be ignored by art historians. In this series of PowerPoint lectures, we will present images that make clear the originality and energy women have brought to western painting. We will highlight painters such as Giulia Lama, the first woman known to draw and study the male nude from a live model; Marietta Robusti, the daughter of Tintoretto who was known in her time as “LaTintoretta”; the great still-life painters Maria Van Oosterwyck and Rachel Ruysch; and Lavinia Fontana, the first female painter in western Europe to reach the same level of professional acclaim as her male contemporaries. These lectures will bring many more female artists out of the shadows.

Hellenistic Geography, History, & Alexander the Great

Starts from: 4/18/2019

$19

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Road
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    AAHG1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This survey of courses makes clear how the Greek world became the cradle of Western civilization. Through the study of Greek mythology, history, literature, art, and architecture, we will see how this ancient civilization emerged and how it spread its ideas throughout the world. The ancient Greek culture was exceptional in premodern world history for its influence, dominance, and duration as a regional power. This was accomplished by a political system that was expansionist and competitive. This lecture begins with early Greek enclaves located on the island of Crete and on the mainland: the city-state of Mycenae. It continues with significant politicians and statesmen who developed city councils, monetary systems, and laws for the first democracy. It concludes with significant battles between the Greeks and the Persians and the conquests of Alexander the Great.