Spring 2021 Class Schedule

EAST BAY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Online Spring 2021 Schedule
Monday, January 25 through Friday, April 30, 2021
SCHEDULE, INSTRUCTORS AND CLASSES SUBJECT TO CHANGE
MONDAYS, Jan 25-April 26
Class Time Ages Instructor Class Format Room
Young Children Traditional Mexican Son** 4:00-4:45 5-7 Lolis Garcia Zoom ITT
Intro to Strings Workshop (Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass) 4:00-5:00 11-18 Candace Sanderson Zoom 204
Intro to Children's Guitar 4:30-5:00 6-8 Javier Trujillo ** Recording/zoom bi-weekly Check in 006
Children's Traditional Mexican Son**
5:00-6:00 8-11 Lolis Garcia Zoom ITT
Hone Your Craft: Acting Fundamentals 4:30-5:45 12-18 Tanya Marie Zoom 104
Acting Technique for the Stage 4:30-6:00 14-18 Allen Taylor Zoom 203
Beginning Youth Guitar 5:00-5:30 9-11 Javier Trujillo ** Recording/zoom bi-weekly Check in 006
Combined Instrumental Ensemble (mixed instruments) *** 5:00-6:30 11-18 Candace Sanderson Zoom 204
Youth West African Dance 5:00-6:30 10-14 Betty Ladzekpo Recording/zoom bi-weekly Check in CT
Scene Study 7:00-8:00 12-18 Joe Orrach Zoom ITT
Richmond Jazz Collective* 6:00-8:00 13-18 Howard Wiley & Jazz Faculty Zoom 104
TUESDAYS, Jan 26-April 27
Class Time Ages Instructor Class Format Room
Beginning Ballet for Teens 4:30-6:00 12-18 Nikita Jew Zoom CT
Beginning Woodwinds (Flute, Clarinet, Sax) 4:30-5:30 12-18 Carolyn Walter Zoom 006
Beginning Steel Pan  5:00-6:00 11-18 Joe Kelly  Zoom 014
Beginning West African Drumming 4:30-5:30 12-18 Francis Akotuah Zoom 204
Voices of Reason* 5:00-7:00 12-18 Dana Salzman & Valerie Troutt Zoom 007
Intermediate Woodwinds ( Flute, Clarinet, Sax) Level II 5:30-6:30 12-18 Carolyn Walter Zoom 006
Intermediate Samba Fusion Dance 6:30-8:00 12-18 Ezra Bristow Recording/zoom bi-weekly Check in CT
Advanced Pan Ensemble: Richmond Bloco* 6:00-7:00 12-18 Joe Kelly  Zoom 014
WEDNESDAYS, Jan 27-April 28
Class Time Ages Instructor Class Format Room
Beginning Teen Guitar 4:30-5:00 12-14 Javier Trujillo ** Recording/zoom bi-weekly Check in 006
Beginning Junior Jazz Performance Workshop 1 *** 4:30-6:00  12-18 Howard Wiley & Jazz Faculty Zoom 104
Intermediate Teen Guitar 5:00-5:30 12-16 Javier Trujillo ** Recording/zoom bi-weekly Check in 006
Dance History TBC  5:00-6:30 12-18 Linda Steele II Zoom 014
Directing Workshop 4:30-5:45 12-18 Norman Gee Zoom 204
Intermediate Youth Hip-Hop  4:30-6:00 12-18 Tarik Rollerson Zoom CT
Youth/Teen Capoeira 6:00-7:00 13-18 Mestre Jordan & Mestre Calango Zoom ITT
Intermediate Junior Jazz Performance Workshop 2 *** 6:00-7:30 12-18 Howard Wiley Zoom 104
Beginning Youth Hip-Hop 6:00-7:30 12-18 Deontae Watkins Zoom CT
Cello Quartet 6:30-7:30 12-18 Andrea Landin ** Zoom 006
THURSDAYS, Jan 28-April 29
Class Time Ages Instructor Class Format Room
Intermediate/Advanced Ballet*** 4:00-5:30 13-18 Miya Hisaka Zoom ITT
Beginning Musicianship 2 4:30-5:30 12-18 Ryan Pate Zoom 006
Beginning Jarana 4:30-5:30 12-18 Lolis Garcia Zoom 203
Musical Theater  4:30-6:00 12-18 Eliza O'Malley Zoom 104
Intermediate Musicianship 5:30-6:30 12-18 Ryan Pate Zoom 006
Poetry Rhythm Performance Slam 5:30-6:30 12-18 Joe Orrach Zoom ITT
Beginning Teen Hip-Hop 2 6:00-7:30 12-18 Jamar Welch Zoom 204
Intermediate Jarana 6:00-7:00 12-18 Lolis Garcia Zoom 203
Iron Triangle Theater* 6:30-7:45 16-25 Joe Orrach & Atim Udoffia Zoom ITT
FRIDAYS, Jan 29-April 30
Class Time Ages Instructor Class Format Room
Iron Triangle Urban Ballet*  4:00-5:30 12-18 Miya Hisaka and Dance Faculty Zoom ITT
Tutoring (General help with academic work: Diploma only) 4:00-6:00 12-18 Joel Calderon Zoom 006
Living Loud (Diploma students only) 4:00-5:30 11-18 Corinna Espino Zoom CT
Beginners Guide to Digital Music Production  4:30-6:00 12-18 Ryan Pate Zoom 014
Intermediate/Advanced West African Music & Drumming 4:30-6:00 12-18 Kwaku Manu Zoom 104
Intermediate/Advanced West African Music & Dance 5:30-7:00 14-adult CK Ladzekpo Zoom 204
Beginning Modern Dance 5:30-7:00 12-18 Ashley Brown Zoom CT
Atenteben Workshop (Ghanaian Bamboo Flute) 6:00-7:15 12-18 Kwaku Manu Zoom 104
Beginning Zapateado 5:00-6:00 12-18 Artemio Posadas/ Lolis Garcia** Zoom 203
Intermediate Digital Music Production*** 6:00-7:30 12-18 Ryan Pate Zoom 014
SATURDAYS, Jan 30-April 24
Class Time Ages Instructor Class Format Room
Pre-Ballet 9:30-10:30 4-6 Nikita Jew Zoom ITT
Beginning Brass (Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, French Horn)  10:00-11:00 12-18 Isaac Butler-Brown Zoom 104
Beginning Strings (Violin, Viola, Cello) 10:00-11:00 10-14 Alexandra Simpson Zoom 014
Beginning Woodwinds (Flute, Clarinet, Sax)  10:00-11:00 8-11 Carolyn Walter Zoom 006
Son de la Tierra* *** 10:00-12:00 14-18 Artemio Posadas/Lolis Garcia** Zoom CT
Children’s Theater/Story Telling 10:30-12:00 8-12 Joe Orrach zoom 204
Children’s Beginning Ballet 10:45-11:45 7-9 Nikita Jew zoom ITT
Intermediate Brass (Trumpet, trombone, Tuba, French Horn) 11:15-12:15 12-18 Isaac Butler-Brown Zoom 104
Intermediate Strings (Violin, Viola, Cello) 11:15-12:15 10-14 Alexandra Simpson Zoom 014
Intermediate Woodwinds (Flute, Clarinet, Sax) Level I 11:15-12:15 12-18 Carolyn Walter Zoom 006
Young Children’s Hip-Hop 12:00-1:00 4-6 Deontae Watkins Zoom CT
Children's Hip-Hop 1:15-2:15 7-9 Deontae Watkins Zoom C T
Youth Beginning Ballet 12:00-1:00 10-13 Nikita Jew Zoom ITT
Richmond Chamber Ensemble* *** 12:30-2:00 14-18 Hiyas. Hila & Candace Sanderson Zoom 104
Young Teen Hip-Hop 2:30-3:30 10-13 Deontae Watkins Zoom CT
Beginning Capoeira 2:30-3:30 9-12 Mestre Jordan & Mestre Calango Zoom ITT
Youth/Teen Capoeira 3:30-4:30 12-18 Mestre Jordan & Mestre Calango Zoom ITT
NUMBER OF SESSIONS
MON, SAT: 12 class sessions
TUE, WED, THURS, FRI: 13 class sessions
HOLIDAYS
The Center will be closed on the following day: No classes, lessons or rehearsals
President's Day  Monday, February 15, 2021
Spring Recess  Monday, April 5 - Saturday, April 10, 2021
MEANING OF STARS
* Ensembles 
** Bilingual Instructor 
*** Two years of musical experience
AGE RECOMMENDATIONS
All age recommendations are based on our experience and are to be used as a guide to finding the right level and 
class. Students whose age falls outside the recommended range may enroll in the classes with the instructor’s 
prior permission and a formal note to the registrar’s office. If you have any questions about our age appropriate 
guidelines, please speak with the registrar and ask to consult with senior staff or faculty. Adult students are 
warmly welcome at the Center