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Energize Your Passion. Play Your Part.

Box Office: 253.591.5894 A non-profit organization ● Energizing community through live performance Pantages Theater ● Rialto Theater ● Theater on the Square ● Tacoma Armory

Adult Classes & Outreach

The Performing Arts are participatory! In addition to delighting audiences, Tacoma Arts Live invites the community to take center stage through Outreach activities.

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Never underestimate the power of the arts when it comes to creating change. From Woody Guthrie to Marvin Gaye and Bob Marley, Joan Baez to Beyoncé, Hamilton to Zoot Suit and Revelations: music, theater and dance can create powerful voices for social justice. Explore how performing arts can help transform our society on issues relating to race, class, gender, environment and peace, and create your own art that gives voice to your convictions!

Instructor: Antonio Gomez, Tacoma Arts Live Associate Director of Education

Schedule: Mondays, November 9 – December 7, 2020 from 7:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Location: Zoom (links sent after registration)

Tuition: $60

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Join us for a deep exploration of the Coen Brothers filmmaking! Enjoy the films independently and then engage in spirited discussion of a different film each week. Share the highs and lows, your critiques and perspectives, and what was meaningful to you as we reflect on the Coen Brother’s unique artistic style which has helped shape Hollywood storytelling for the past 20 years.

Instructor: David Fischer, Tacoma Arts Live Executive Director

Schedule: Wednesdays, November 11 – December 16, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (no class the week of Thanksgiving)

Location: Zoom (links sent after registration)

Tuition: $60   

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Customized workshops, classes and presentations for seniors, senior centers, and residential communities. We can deliver engaging programming remotely and in person, covering dance, music, theatre, improv and memory-connected storytelling!

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book your activities today!





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