The Academy

The CFCArts Academy offers affordable performing arts lessons and classes to artists of all ages and experience levels! Opportunities for children and adults to learn voice, piano, guitar, and strings are available in private studio spaces. Classes & Workshops are offered to teach students of varying levels to love and perform music. All classes and lessons are offered by experienced, professional teaching artists in a supportive environment that is conducive to learning.

CFCArts At Home Offerings – March, April, and May 2020

Virtual Workshops & Classes

CFCArts is offering virtual classes at affordable prices for all different disciplines of the performing arts. Some classes are going to present age-specific offerings, including music classes geared toward different levels of K-12 students, classes for older adults, and some classes and workshops for everyone to enjoy!

If you have any questions, email  school@cfcarts.com.

For classes that require registration:

  • Email school@cfcarts.com to sign up OR
  • In the PayPal box below, write the name of class or classes you are paying for, and submit your payment via PayPal. 

Classes & Workshops March 30 – April 3, 2020

Musical Instruments in Your Kitchen • Monday 3/30 @ 10am • Free & No registration required!

This workshop will be a Facebook Live on the CFCArts Facebook Page: Facebook.com/CentralFloridaCommunityArts

Do your pots and pans make music? Discover how you can take various items you already have in your home and turn them into percussion instruments! This tangible workshop features a class art project made with materials you can find at home!

To fully experience this workshop, you will need the following items collected from around your house. Don’t worry if you don’t have these exact items – get creative with what you can find:

  • Pots and pans drum set: 3 to 4 pots and pans
  • Bucket drums: 2 different sized buckets
  • Kitchen Utensils: Whisk and 2 Wooden/Metal Spoons, 4 pan lids
  • Art Activity #1: 2 Spoons, tape, rice, plastic egg, masking tape & pipe cleaner
  • Homemade drum kit: 6 various cylinders,(Tincan, Tupperware, bucket, coffee canister etc.). tape, scissors, balloons
  • Art Activity #2: Paper Towel Roll, Construction Paper, Marker, Aluminum Foil, Tape, & rice

Creating Writing – Writing with Visual Prompts • Tuesday 3/31  @ 10am • Registration & Pay What You Can, with a $5 minimum

Get your creative writing juices flowing in our CFCArts Virtual Classroom. This interactive writing session will teach participants to write through use of their senses and visual prompts, also known as Ekphrastic Writing! This workshop is for any level of creative writer. Recommended for Teens, Adults AND Seniors!

Email School@cfcarts.com and use the Paypal payment box above to register for this workshop. We are offering a “Pay What You Can” price with a $5 minimum.

Musical Therapy – Music for Relaxation •  Wednesday, 4/1 @ 10am • Free & No registration required!

This workshop will be a Facebook Live on the CFCArts Facebook Page: Facebook.com/CentralFloridaCommunityArts

Are you feeling anxious, tense or overwhelmed? In need of a way to relax? Take a short break and join us as we leverage the power of music for relaxation. This session, led by CFCArts’ Board Certified Music Therapist, Ashley Lewis, will feature a drumming exercise to help you tap into the rhythm of your emotions for expression and release. Note – no instruments or music experience necessary to participate – all people, all ages, all abilities welcome.

Registration is not necessary, though we strongly encourage you to complete this short questionnaire before and after watching this video. (link: https://fsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0oyLj4ZhQMZcRh3)

Acting 101 – Monologues • Thursday 4/2  @ 10am • Registration Required & Pay What You Can, with a $5 minimum

Join us for an in-depth approach to learning monologues in our CFCArts Virtual Classroom. This interactive session, taught by Wendy Lamoreaux, will take you through the character analysis process necessary to bring any character to life through the words of a monologue. This workshop is for any level of student. All ages are welcome!

Email School@cfcarts.com and use the Paypal payment box above to register for this workshop. We are offering a “Pay What You Can” price with a $5 minimum.

Where to Start: A Conversation about Writing for the Theatre with Donald Rupe • Friday 4/3  @ 2pm • Registration Required & Pay What You Can, with a $5 minimum

Email School@cfcarts.com and use the Paypal payment box above to register for this workshop. We are offering a “Pay What You Can” price with a $5 minimum.

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  • Acting 101
  • Where to Start
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Virtual Private Lessons

CFCArts Academy is offering affordable virtual private lessons for artists (and aspiring artists) of all ages. One-on-one acting, piano, voice, guitar, violin, and other instrumental lessons are happening from the comfort and safety of home through the use of Google Hangouts.

Call (407) 937-1800 (ext. 719) or email school@cfcarts.com to register for lessons today!
Current students, you can view your lesson schedule on the new student portal.

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Have you already registered for lessons? Make a payment for Flex Lessons, Semester Tuition, or Classes.

Questions about the program or how to get involved? Just ask! Contact our Academy Staff at (407) 937-1800 xt. 703, or email school@cfcarts.com.