Andrea is an artist , Master Photographer and Craftsman at the Jersey Shore. She opened her photography studio in 2005 after 20 plus years working as an IATSE Local 600 Union Camera Assistant in NYC’S Motion Picture Industry. Today she has a thriving business specializing in portraits, commercial and she leads travel photography workshops in…Read More
Dance Eddie Stockton (LaG 1991) was a 15 year instructor at The (Alvin) Ailey School where he taught Jazz and House. He is a regular guest artist in Germany (Tanzprojekt), Italy (La Luna Dance Center) and Spain Luthier/Isabel Porcar). Formerly a member of (NJ) Center Dance Collective, Philadanco, Nai-ni Chen Dance Co. and others, Eddie…Read More
Art of Photography Terry has been a professional photographer for over 20 years specializing in portrait and event photography. She has a portrait studio in Metuchen. A current member of the Professional Photographers of America and past member of Professional Photographers of NJ. She was a regional speaker for NY and NJ photographers and a…Read More
Filmmaking William Mackanic, owner of Mackanic Media, began his career in motion pictures in the sixth grade. After being voted “Most Artistic” in high school, he continued his education studying Film and Television Production at The American University in Washington, D.C. He later graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Seton Hall University. After…Read More
This course will feature hands-on technical skills in portraiture, lighting, still life, etc. Discussions on the world of fine art photography, galleries, and gallery presentation. Weekly assignments and open critiques. Students must have access to a camera with adjustable settings.Read More
Art of Photography Franck is French born and was raised in the cities of Paris and Nantes. He studied acting at the Nantes Conservatory and toured with provincial theater companies. In the late sixties he began his immersion in American Culture as he spent his summers in northern California. In 1980, he moved to the…Read More
The course is designed as a building block to develop a student’s career in filmmaking. Whether a student is new to filmmaking or comes with previous experience, this class will help them develop their skills.
Each session includes hands-on projects that will address pre-production, directing with the camera, screenwriting essentials, camera operation, lighting with available light and introduction to editing.
Filmmaking Jun Winter began his career and earned his degree at the New York Film Academy studying Acting for Film and Filmmaking. Jun has written and directed four films (Think for yourself, Journey to The other side, Quarantine Love, & How to Support Businesses), achieving awards for Best First-time screenwriter For Top Shorts Festival 2019…Read More
In this class students will explore various approaches to writing poetry, short stories, and songs. They will use their memories and imaginations. Students will use literary devices to enrich their writing voices, as they create simple plotlines, complex characters, and song lyrics. Certain assignments will incorporate choices around style: self-expression, persuasive, or narrative. Students will learn how characters can exemplify their opinions or beliefs or do…Read More
Visual Arts Introduced to the arts at a tender age, I listened to my mother play classical piano, while my father was leisurely painting or sculpting. Instinctively, I was enamored with drawing and painting. Knowing I would choose art as my vocation, I journeyed by bus and train from Brooklyn to Manhattan to study life…Read More