Shea Dean, Instructor
Friday, March 14, 4-6pm.
1st outing: Guggenheim Museum.
Address: 1071 5th Avenue, at 89th Street.
Directions: Take 4/5/6 train to 86th Street and walk three blocks west to 5th Avenue and three blocks north to 89th Street.
Wednesday, March 19, 4:30-6:30pm
1st class: What is art? What is the critic’s role?
Classes always meet, unless otherwise noted, from 4:30 – 6:30 at the American Jewish Committee in the Jacob Blaustein Building at 165 East 56th Street on the corner of 3rd Avenue. **You are required to bring Photo ID.** Please note: we are not always in the same room. Ask the guard what room to be sure.
Wednesday, March 26, 4:30-6:30pm
1st class (off-site): Attend rehearsal and talk to Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra leader Arturo O’Farrill.
**Class will be held off-site at Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra’s practice studio! Directions will be on the Blog….
Thursday, March 27, 7:45-10pm
2nd outing: Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra performance at the Peter Jay Sharpe theater at Symphony Space
Address: 2537 Broadway at 95th Street.
Directions: 1/2/3 train to 96th Street. Walk one block south on Broadway to theater.
Wednesday, April 2, 4:30-6:30pm
3rd class/3rd outing (off-site): Attend Gallim Dance Group rehearsal with choreographer Andrea Miller at Joyce SoHo Theater
Address: 155 Mercer between Prince and Houston
directions: Take the R or W train to Prince Street and walk one block west and a half a block north, or take the F, V, B, or D train to Broadway/Lafayette, and walk one block west on Broadway and half a block south on Mercer
Wednesday, April 9, 4:30-10pm
4th class: Writing the review – fundamentals. Then we’ll go together from class to our…
4th outing: New York City Opera performance of Leonard Bernstein’s “Candide”
Address: Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave and 63rd Street.
Directions: Take the 1 train to 66th Street/Lincoln Center. Or take the A, B, C, D, and 1 trains to Columbus Circle/59th Street and walk north on Broadway to 63rd Street, then west one block to Lincoln Center.
Wednesday, April 16, 4:30-8:30pm
5th class: Writing workshop. Then head to….
5th outing: Denis Johnson, 2007 National Book Award winner, reading at the New School
Address: Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues
Directions: Take the C, E, F, or V train to 14th Street/6th Avenue and walk south two blocks on 6th Avenue and then east a half a block on 12th Street. Or take any train to Union Square (4,5,6, N,R,W or L) and walk 2 blocks west on 14th Street to 5th Avenue. Walk south two blocks on Fifth Avenue, then walk a half a block west on 12th Street.
APRIL 21- 25 – SPRING BREAK, no classes
Wednesday, April 30, 4:30-6:30pm
6th class: Writing workshop
Address: 55th Street
Wednesday, May 7, 4:30-6:30pm
7th class: Writing workshop + guest speaker (TBD)
Wednesday, May 14, 4:30-6:30pm
8th class: Class reading and celebration
**BONUS EVENT: PASSING STRANGE ON BROADWAY: Date TBD**