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Orcas Center Events

RSS Upcoming Events – Orcas Center
  • Martin Taylor with Special Guest Gene Nery
    Martin Taylor is a multi-award winning guitarist and Acoustic Guitar magazine calls him ‘THE Acoustic Guitarist of his Generation’. He dazzles audiences with his solo shows, which combine virtuosity, emotion, humor, and a strong stage presence while his inimitable style has seen him recognized as the world’s foremost exponent of solo fingerstyle guitar playing. Taylor […]
  • Triple Americana: Carolyn Cruso with Tom Rawson & Ellen van DerHoeven
    Tune up your vocal chords, you’ll need em! Three of the NW’s finest troubadours, Tom Rawson, Ellen van der Hoeven, and Carolyn Cruso, are bringing a night of Triple Americana: songs, stories, harmonies and tunes inspired by the coffeehouse to Orcas Center. Throughout the evening, Susan Slapin's artwork will be displayed in the background. Susan’s […]
  • VAC Art Opening Reception: Man Made
    This exhibit will feature the work of as many of the male artists on Orcas who are willing to share their art with the community. Delivery of work is scheduled for February 5th, 10:30am-12:30pm. Pickup of work is scheduled for March 4th, 10:30am-12:30pm.
  • Spring 2020 Adult Acting Program
    Emphasis during these classes focuses on honesty, vulnerability, truthfulness, and empathy, and then put all this energy into a physical, playable action.  Curriculum will consist of script analysis, character development, scene work, improvisation, body and voice techniques, and performance.
  • Spring 2020 Lighting Program
    This lighting course consists of a comprehensive discussion on the instruments we have, how they work, and what they do. We’ll also discuss the fundamentals of light and shadow, color and intensity, balance, changing focus and mood. We’ll cover how we use light to enhance the creative process, to tell a story expressing emotion, pace […]
  • Met Opera: Wozzeck
    One of the emblematic achievements of the thriving artistic forces in Germany and Austria during the brief period between world wars, Wozzeck was a sensation and a scandal at its premiere. Remarkably, it has lost none of its power to fascinate, shock, and engage audiences, and its status as one of the defining musical works […]
  • Spring 2020 Directing Program
    All interested participants will meet once a week for an open discussion and exploration to share ideas on various aspects of directing. These sessions are not a traditional classroom experience.  Play Selection, Vision, Casting, Staging, Props/Costume/Set Design, as well as Lighting and Sound Design are the suggested topics for discussion.
  • Whale of a Show – Rescheduled!
    For over 15 years, Whale of a Show has featured youth of all ages sharing their passions and talents on center stage. But in the olden days, Whale of a Show was performed by adults! We're bringing back the Adult Whale of a Show on Friday, January 17th! “Whale of a Show” is an island […]
  • Youth Acting Program
    Youth (ages 10-15) interested in the performing arts need a gentle, personal on-ramp to meet them where they are. Emphasis during these classes focuses on a willingness to play, pretend, imagine, empathize, and dream, and then put all this energy into a physical, playable action. Curriculum will consist of theatre games, acting exercises, improvisation, basic […]
  • Computer Audio Class with Jake Perrine
    Jake Perrine, Orcas Center's Artistic Director & Technical Director, will teach a Computer Audio class Tuesday evenings 6-8pm in January: 1/7, 14, 21, 28, at Orcas Center. This class is for anyone who wants to record audio with their computer, but will lean towards music recording topics and techniques. Having a laptop is helpful, but not […]