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This Giving Tuesday, Give to Youth Scholarships

This Giving Tuesday, Give to Youth Scholarships

Its Giving Tuesday,  a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. This Giving Tuesday, please give to youth scholarships in arts education at Centrum. Two past participants in the Centrum youth program, Water World, talk about what an artistic experience whispers to them. Centrum is a safe meeting place

Scholarship Deadlines for Youth Programs

Explorations Scholarship Deadline: January 25,2016 Notifications the week of February 1 Explorations is Centrum’s immersive, week-long program for middle schoolers.  Students are introduced to the world of arts and ideas, creative risk-taking, and personal development. It’s a total learning environment that challenges the mind and body in equal measure. Each day features four workshop sessions where

Faculty News: DANCE This

Some quick updates from our amazing dance faculty for 2015 DANCE This summer workshop for high school dancers. Ellie Sandstrom (pictured) has been steadily running the Dance Department at The Northwest School, and recently competed two new choreographic commissions. One of the commissions was for Creative Dance Center’s Kaleidoscope Dance Company for youth. The piece, set


Faculty Spotlight: DANCE This

For DANCE This 2015 we are looking forward to the return of the amazing Eliie Sandstrom, Christy McNeil, & Dora Oliveria who will be teaching ballet, modern jazz and Afro Brazilian dance. And we are welcoming hip-hop dance teacher Andrew Faulkner for the fist time. DANCE This is our dance camp for high-school students in

2015 Water World Recap: Intrepid Artists & Explorers

Water World is Centrum’s week of marine science and art, produced in collaboration with the Port Townsend Marine Science Center, here at Fort Worden. Our goal with the workshop is a week filled with activities and projects that expand and enhance elementary students’ experience of the marine world through the lenses of both science and art.

Explorations culminates in young artists performance

Centrum’s Explorations youth program, led by Martha Worthley, welcomed more than 50 seventh, eighth and ninth grade students from throughout Western Washington to Fort Worden State Park, March 1-6, 2015. This weeklong immersion arts experience included lessons on: Afro Brazilian Dance Brazilian Percussion Creative Writing Engineering & Inventing Theater Arts Wearable Art The program culminated