Available Classes

Pre-K
Elementary and Middle School

Private Lessons - Voice (Full semester)
Please email artplay@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Diane McNaron has appeared in recital, cabaret, oratorio and opera throughout the US and in Germany, Austria, Italy and Australia. She produces and appears with two Cabaret troupes and has directed over 40 opera, cabaret and musical theatre productions. Diane earned an M.M. from Florida State University and did post graduate work at Indiana University. Now based in Birmingham, AL, she has received grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the Lowder Foundation and is a member of the National Association of Teachers Singing.
All
September 10 to December 3, 2020 Thursdays
Meeting Time: Call For Information
Teaching Artist: Diane McNaron
Class Cost: $770
Capacity: 50



Private Lessons- Theatre
Please email artplay@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Reid Watson has served as an ArtPlay teaching artist for the past 9 years. He is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association (A.E.A.) His research areas include directing, musical staging, theatrical intimacy direction, performance pedagogy, and theatre education. Reid teaches at The University of Alabama, where he also serves as a resident director for the Department of Theatre and Dance. Reid holds a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from Syracuse University, and is currently writing the thesis for his M.F.A. in Theatre-Directing. He has also served as the theatre teacher at Pinson Valley High School and The William T. Sherman School (P.S. 87.) For ArtPlay, Reid has directed and choreographed over 6 shows. He co-leads ArtPlay's A-Team with Heath Mixon. His performance credits include the Off-Broadway Revival of Urinetown at the American Theatre of Actors. A few of his performance credits include Ragtime, Parade, Sunday in the Park with George, Hairspray, Street Scene, and Big River.
All Ages
September 7 to November 30, 2020 Call for Info
Meeting Time: Call for Info
Teaching Artist Reid Watson
Class Cost: Half Semester: $384
Capacity: 30



Private Lessons- Theatre (Full Semester)
Please email artplay@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Reid Watson has served as an ArtPlay teaching artist for the past 9 years. He is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association (A.E.A.) His research areas include directing, musical staging, theatrical intimacy direction, performance pedagogy, and theatre education. Reid teaches at The University of Alabama, where he also serves as a resident director for the Department of Theatre and Dance. Reid holds a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from Syracuse University, and is currently writing the thesis for his M.F.A. in Theatre-Directing. He has also served as the theatre teacher at Pinson Valley High School and The William T. Sherman School (P.S. 87.) For ArtPlay, Reid has directed and choreographed over 6 shows. He co-leads ArtPlay's A-Team with Heath Mixon. His performance credits include the Off-Broadway Revival of Urinetown at the American Theatre of Actors. A few of his performance credits include Ragtime, Parade, Sunday in the Park with George, Hairspray, Street Scene, and Big River.
All Ages
September 7 to November 30, 2020 Call for Info
Meeting Time: Call for Info
Teaching Artist Reid Watson
Class Cost: Full Semester: $768
Capacity: 30



Private Lessons - Trumpet (4 Weeks)
Please email Mollie1@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Trumpet lessons with Kevin Fitzgerald address the core skill sets needed to play the trumpet with ease. Students will develop skills in tone production, breath control, embochure strength and form, lip flexibility, articulation, navigating the different registers, music reading and musical interpretation. Lessons are catered to the level of the student's background. Beginners through advanced students are welcome!
Middle - High School
September 7 to November 30, 2020 Call for Info
Meeting Time: Call for Info
Teaching Artist: Kevin Fitzgerald
Class Cost: $256
Capacity: 30



Private Lessons - Trumpet (8 Weeks)
Please email Mollie1@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Trumpet lessons with Kevin Fitzgerald address the core skill sets needed to play the trumpet with ease. Students will develop skills in tone production, breath control, embochure strength and form, lip flexibility, articulation, navigating the different registers, music reading and musical interpretation. Lessons are catered to the level of the student's background. Beginners through advanced students are welcome!
Middle - High School
September 7 to November 30, 2020 Call for Info
Meeting Time: Call for Info
Teaching Artist: Kevin Fitzgerald
Class Cost: $512
Capacity: 30


High School

Private Lessons - Voice (Full semester)
Please email artplay@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Diane McNaron has appeared in recital, cabaret, oratorio and opera throughout the US and in Germany, Austria, Italy and Australia. She produces and appears with two Cabaret troupes and has directed over 40 opera, cabaret and musical theatre productions. Diane earned an M.M. from Florida State University and did post graduate work at Indiana University. Now based in Birmingham, AL, she has received grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the Lowder Foundation and is a member of the National Association of Teachers Singing.
All
September 10 to December 3, 2020 Thursdays
Meeting Time: Call For Information
Teaching Artist: Diane McNaron
Class Cost: $770
Capacity: 50



Private Lessons - Voice (1/2 Semester)
Please email artplay@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Diane McNaron has appeared in recital, cabaret, oratorio and opera throughout the US and in Germany, Austria, Italy and Australia. She produces and appears with two Cabaret troupes and has directed over 40 opera, cabaret and musical theatre productions. Diane earned an M.M. from Florida State University and did post graduate work at Indiana University. Now based in Birmingham, AL, she has received grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the Lowder Foundation and is a member of the National Association of Teachers Singing.
16 to Adult
September 10 to December 3, 2020 Thursdays
Meeting Time: Call for Information
Teaching Artist: Diane McNaron
Class Cost: $385 per 1/2 semester
Capacity: 50



Private Lessons- Theatre (Full Semester)
Please email artplay@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Reid Watson has served as an ArtPlay teaching artist for the past 9 years. He is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association (A.E.A.) His research areas include directing, musical staging, theatrical intimacy direction, performance pedagogy, and theatre education. Reid teaches at The University of Alabama, where he also serves as a resident director for the Department of Theatre and Dance. Reid holds a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from Syracuse University, and is currently writing the thesis for his M.F.A. in Theatre-Directing. He has also served as the theatre teacher at Pinson Valley High School and The William T. Sherman School (P.S. 87.) For ArtPlay, Reid has directed and choreographed over 6 shows. He co-leads ArtPlay's A-Team with Heath Mixon. His performance credits include the Off-Broadway Revival of Urinetown at the American Theatre of Actors. A few of his performance credits include Ragtime, Parade, Sunday in the Park with George, Hairspray, Street Scene, and Big River.
All Ages
September 7 to November 30, 2020 Call for Info
Meeting Time: Call for Info
Teaching Artist Reid Watson
Class Cost: Full Semester: $768
Capacity: 30



Private Lessons- Theatre
Please email artplay@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Reid Watson has served as an ArtPlay teaching artist for the past 9 years. He is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association (A.E.A.) His research areas include directing, musical staging, theatrical intimacy direction, performance pedagogy, and theatre education. Reid teaches at The University of Alabama, where he also serves as a resident director for the Department of Theatre and Dance. Reid holds a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from Syracuse University, and is currently writing the thesis for his M.F.A. in Theatre-Directing. He has also served as the theatre teacher at Pinson Valley High School and The William T. Sherman School (P.S. 87.) For ArtPlay, Reid has directed and choreographed over 6 shows. He co-leads ArtPlay's A-Team with Heath Mixon. His performance credits include the Off-Broadway Revival of Urinetown at the American Theatre of Actors. A few of his performance credits include Ragtime, Parade, Sunday in the Park with George, Hairspray, Street Scene, and Big River.
All Ages
September 7 to November 30, 2020 Call for Info
Meeting Time: Call for Info
Teaching Artist Reid Watson
Class Cost: Half Semester: $384
Capacity: 30



Private Lessons - Trumpet (4 Weeks)
Please email Mollie1@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Trumpet lessons with Kevin Fitzgerald address the core skill sets needed to play the trumpet with ease. Students will develop skills in tone production, breath control, embochure strength and form, lip flexibility, articulation, navigating the different registers, music reading and musical interpretation. Lessons are catered to the level of the student's background. Beginners through advanced students are welcome!
Middle - High School
September 7 to November 30, 2020 Call for Info
Meeting Time: Call for Info
Teaching Artist: Kevin Fitzgerald
Class Cost: $256
Capacity: 30



Private Lessons - Trumpet (8 Weeks)
Please email Mollie1@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Trumpet lessons with Kevin Fitzgerald address the core skill sets needed to play the trumpet with ease. Students will develop skills in tone production, breath control, embochure strength and form, lip flexibility, articulation, navigating the different registers, music reading and musical interpretation. Lessons are catered to the level of the student's background. Beginners through advanced students are welcome!
Middle - High School
September 7 to November 30, 2020 Call for Info
Meeting Time: Call for Info
Teaching Artist: Kevin Fitzgerald
Class Cost: $512
Capacity: 30


Adult

Private Lessons - Voice (Full semester)
Please email artplay@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Diane McNaron has appeared in recital, cabaret, oratorio and opera throughout the US and in Germany, Austria, Italy and Australia. She produces and appears with two Cabaret troupes and has directed over 40 opera, cabaret and musical theatre productions. Diane earned an M.M. from Florida State University and did post graduate work at Indiana University. Now based in Birmingham, AL, she has received grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the Lowder Foundation and is a member of the National Association of Teachers Singing.
All
September 10 to December 3, 2020 Thursdays
Meeting Time: Call For Information
Teaching Artist: Diane McNaron
Class Cost: $770
Capacity: 50



Private Lessons - Voice (1/2 Semester)
Please email artplay@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Diane McNaron has appeared in recital, cabaret, oratorio and opera throughout the US and in Germany, Austria, Italy and Australia. She produces and appears with two Cabaret troupes and has directed over 40 opera, cabaret and musical theatre productions. Diane earned an M.M. from Florida State University and did post graduate work at Indiana University. Now based in Birmingham, AL, she has received grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the Lowder Foundation and is a member of the National Association of Teachers Singing.
16 to Adult
September 10 to December 3, 2020 Thursdays
Meeting Time: Call for Information
Teaching Artist: Diane McNaron
Class Cost: $385 per 1/2 semester
Capacity: 50



Private Lessons- Theatre (Full Semester)
Please email artplay@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Reid Watson has served as an ArtPlay teaching artist for the past 9 years. He is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association (A.E.A.) His research areas include directing, musical staging, theatrical intimacy direction, performance pedagogy, and theatre education. Reid teaches at The University of Alabama, where he also serves as a resident director for the Department of Theatre and Dance. Reid holds a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from Syracuse University, and is currently writing the thesis for his M.F.A. in Theatre-Directing. He has also served as the theatre teacher at Pinson Valley High School and The William T. Sherman School (P.S. 87.) For ArtPlay, Reid has directed and choreographed over 6 shows. He co-leads ArtPlay's A-Team with Heath Mixon. His performance credits include the Off-Broadway Revival of Urinetown at the American Theatre of Actors. A few of his performance credits include Ragtime, Parade, Sunday in the Park with George, Hairspray, Street Scene, and Big River.
All Ages
September 7 to November 30, 2020 Call for Info
Meeting Time: Call for Info
Teaching Artist Reid Watson
Class Cost: Full Semester: $768
Capacity: 30



Private Lessons- Theatre
Please email artplay@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Reid Watson has served as an ArtPlay teaching artist for the past 9 years. He is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association (A.E.A.) His research areas include directing, musical staging, theatrical intimacy direction, performance pedagogy, and theatre education. Reid teaches at The University of Alabama, where he also serves as a resident director for the Department of Theatre and Dance. Reid holds a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from Syracuse University, and is currently writing the thesis for his M.F.A. in Theatre-Directing. He has also served as the theatre teacher at Pinson Valley High School and The William T. Sherman School (P.S. 87.) For ArtPlay, Reid has directed and choreographed over 6 shows. He co-leads ArtPlay's A-Team with Heath Mixon. His performance credits include the Off-Broadway Revival of Urinetown at the American Theatre of Actors. A few of his performance credits include Ragtime, Parade, Sunday in the Park with George, Hairspray, Street Scene, and Big River.
All Ages
September 7 to November 30, 2020 Call for Info
Meeting Time: Call for Info
Teaching Artist Reid Watson
Class Cost: Half Semester: $384
Capacity: 30



Private Lessons - Trumpet (8 Weeks)
Please email Mollie1@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Trumpet lessons with Kevin Fitzgerald address the core skill sets needed to play the trumpet with ease. Students will develop skills in tone production, breath control, embochure strength and form, lip flexibility, articulation, navigating the different registers, music reading and musical interpretation. Lessons are catered to the level of the student's background. Beginners through advanced students are welcome!
Middle - High School
September 7 to November 30, 2020 Call for Info
Meeting Time: Call for Info
Teaching Artist: Kevin Fitzgerald
Class Cost: $512
Capacity: 30



Private Lessons - Trumpet (4 Weeks)
Please email Mollie1@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Trumpet lessons with Kevin Fitzgerald address the core skill sets needed to play the trumpet with ease. Students will develop skills in tone production, breath control, embochure strength and form, lip flexibility, articulation, navigating the different registers, music reading and musical interpretation. Lessons are catered to the level of the student's background. Beginners through advanced students are welcome!
Middle - High School
September 7 to November 30, 2020 Call for Info
Meeting Time: Call for Info
Teaching Artist: Kevin Fitzgerald
Class Cost: $256
Capacity: 30


Summer Camp
Workshop Classes

DEC 9 HOMESCHOOL WORKSHOP 13YO-18Y0
Classes include with Music with Melody Turnbow, and Creative Writing with Salaam Green.
Ages 13 - 18
December 9 to December 9, 2020 Wednesday
Meeting Time: 9am - 3:00pm
Teaching Artist: Listed in Description
Class Cost: $35
Capacity: 30



DEC 14 HOMESCHOOL WORKSHOP 7YO-12Y0
Classes include Dance with Rosalie Anthony, Music with Melody Turnbow, and Creative Writing with Salaam Green
Ages 7 - 12
December 14 to December 14, 2020 Monday
Meeting Time: 9am - 2:30pm
Teaching Artist: Listed in Description
Class Cost: $35
Capacity: 30