Community Education Programs

 


Retirement Planning Today 


Dates: TBA; 6-9pm, 2 sessions 
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis
Course Code: WPG169-67
Free section for guest: WPG169-69

Cost: $49
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Dates: TBA; 6-9pm, 2 sessions
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis
Course Code: WPG169-64
Free section for guest: WPG169-66

Cost: $49
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You’ve worked hard to provide for your family and save for your future. Now, there is a course that teaches how to keep more of what you earn and make your money work harder for you.

Whether you are just beginning to develop a retirement plan or rapidly approaching retirement, you should enroll in this course. You will learn how to define long-term goals and return from the class with practical information you can apply immediately.

This course includes a 224-page illustrated textbook. Couples may attend together for a single registration fee. Contact Tracey Wessels for more information at 508-375-5013. Class sizes are limited.

 

Arts & Humanities: Acting I


Date: Wed. 9/5-12/5/2018; 6:30-9:30pm, 14 sessions
Location: CCCC Main Campus, 2240 Iyannough Rd, West Barnstable
Instructor: Elizabeth Rapoza
Course Code: WED205-65

Cost: $149
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Students explore basic acting concepts, characterization, script analysis, and improvisation to develop confidence and skill when performing before an audience. Through observation, practice and analysis a variety of tools and techniques for effective performance will be applied to acting exercises, scenes and monologues.

 




Arts & Humanities: History of Rock Music



Date: Tues/Thur. 9/4-12/6/2018, 9:30-10:45am, 27 sessions
Location: CCCC Main Campus, 2240 Iyannough Rd, West Barnstable
Instructor: J. Skelley
Course Code: WED212-65

Cost: $149
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This course explores the origins, characteristics and stylistic development of rock music. The emphasis is on the artists, songwriters, and producers who have created the most famous hits and long term trends.




Arts & Humanities: Introduction to Theater


 
Date: Tues./Thurs. 9/4-12/6/2018; 2-3:15pm, 27 sessions
Location: CCCC Main Campus, 2240 Iyannough Rd, West Barnstable
Instructor: E. Rapoza
Course Code: WED213-65

Cost: $149
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This course explores the many facets that make up the experience of theater. Students probe questions like: what is the essence of theater, who are the artists that create what one sees on stage, what are the types of drama, the trends, and movements since the Ancient Greeks, and how are plays reflective of playwrights' cultures? Students broaden their knowledge and experience of what constitutes the art of theater through reading, class discussion, lecture, staged readings, and viewing live and video performances.




Arts & Humanities: Jazz Combo



 

Dates: Mon./Wed. 9/10-12/10/2018; 3:30-4:50pm, 25 sessions 
Location: CCCC Main Campus, 2240 Iyannough Rd, West Barnstable
Instructor: J. Skelley
Course Code: WED206-65

Cost: $99
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Students rehearse and perform jazz in a variety of styles which may include: blues, Dixieland, swing, bebop, Latin, and rock. Performances on campus and in the immediate community are part of Jazz Combo activities. Students are expected to be able to read standard music notation. (Three class hours per week plus one dress rehearsal and one performance near the end of the semester.)




Arts & Humanities: Middle Eastern Dance & Culture


 

Dates: Tues. 9/4-12/4/2018; 3:30-6:20pm, 14 sessions
Location: CCCC Main Campus, 2240 Iyannough Rd, West Barnstable
Instructor: Katrina Valenzuela
Course Code: WED207-65

Cost: $149
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This course serves as an introduction to the study of North African (Egypt and the Maghreb) and Middle Eastern dance and culture including history, composition, rhythms, finger cymbals, and styles of folkloric dance, drumming and costume. Students learn about the culture and world influence of the arts of the Middle East and North Africa.




Arts & Humanities: Music Appreciation


 

Dates: Tues./Thurs. 9/4-12/6/2018; 11am-12:15pm, 27 sessions
Location: CCCC Main Campus, 2240 Iyannough Rd, West Barnstable
Instructor: J. Skelley
Course Code: WED209-65

Cost: $149
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A survey of development of music from the Renaissance to the present including jazz and the contemporary scene. Emphasis on basic musical materials and principles of design. For students not planning to major in music; no previous musical training required. 




Arts & Humanities: Music History


 

Dates: Tues./Thurs. 9/4-12/6/2018; 12:30-1:45pm, 27 sessions
Location: CCCC Main Campus, 2240 Iyannough Rd, West Barnstable
Instructor: Joe Marchio
Course Code: WED210-65

Cost: $149
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This course is a detailed study of styles and forms of music from ancient cultures to eighteenth-century classicism. Major compositions, personalities, styles, and forms are explored through structured listening, analysis, and reading assignments. 




Arts & Humanities: Rehearsal and Performance



 

Dates: Tues./Thurs. 9/4-12/6/2018; 3:30-5:30pm, 27 sessions
Location: CCCC Main Campus, 2240 Iyannough Rd, West Barnstable
Instructor: Vana Trudeau
Course Code: WED211-65

Cost: $149
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Rehearsal and Performance is a cross-disciplinary course where students learn the process of planning, preparing and presenting a live theatrical performance. Students employ diverse skills as members of the creative team, as performers and/or as run crew members in a college theatrical production.




Arts & Humanities: Stage Movement


 

Dates: Mon./Wed. 9/10-12/10/2018; 12:30-1:45pm, 26 sessions
Location: CCCC Main Campus, 2240 Iyannough Rd, West Barnstable
Instructor: Matt Kohler
Course Code: WED208-65

Cost: $149
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This course is designed to introduce the non-dancer to the fundamentals of movement and expression through observation, analysis, interpretation, and demonstration. Students learn postural alignment, centering, breathing techniques and kinesthetic (body) awareness. Individual and group exercises are used to explore various practices such as mime, mask, stage combat, and more. 




Arts & Humanities: Stagecraft and Theater Technologies


 

Dates: Mon./Wed. 9/10-12/10/2018; 2-3:15pm, 26 sessions
Location: CCCC Main Campus, 2240 Iyannough Rd, West Barnstable
Instructor: Matt Kohler
Course Code: WED215-65

Cost: $299
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Students explore various aspects of technical theater production through research, observation and practice. Students develop skills in the design, planning, engineering, construction, and manipulation of a variety of theatrical technologies, including scenery, color mixing and paint application techniques, hanging, installation and focusing of theatrical lighting instruments, and operation of industry standard lighting, sound and video projection mapping systems for production purposes. Students gain practical experience by supporting the department's theatrical productions.