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MCA is the recipient of For The Love Of Dance Challenge Funds

MCA is the recipient of For The Love Of Dance Challenge Funds

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) is thrilled to announce that it has been selected to receive a monetary gift from the “For The Love Of Dance Challenge.” The challenge is a charity event was created by Apolla Performance Wear, LLC and Dance Arts Centre. The gift of $1,500 is to help offset the impact of COVID-19 for MCA’s Dance programs.

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Mystery Art Kits to Save the Day…

Mystery Art Kits to Save the Day…

Sick of hearing “I’m Bored”?  We have just the cure… our MCA Mystery Art Kits will inspire and provide hours of unplugged entertainment. No two kits are the same and they are designed with the student’s age  in mind. Order yours today and let the adventure begin!

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Tap Camp (Virtual with Bonus outside in-person gathering)

Tap Camp (Virtual with Bonus outside in-person gathering)

Join us for an exciting week of rhythm! Each day campers will receive a pre-recorded tap lesson including a warm-up, technique lesson, & combinations. Students will then have the opportunity to meet up virtually over Zoom with instructors/classmates each evening to clarify material, learn a bit of history, or concepts to round out their tap education. TAP CAMP will hold new challenges for intermediate and advanced tappers. A free bonus in-person gathering for campers will take place on Friday,

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Super Happy Awesome News

Super Happy Awesome News

Calling actors ages 7-16 years old… You are invited to combine their acting, singing, and dancing skills as you perform in a completely virtual musical, Super Happy Awesome New! Super Happy Awesome News is written to be rehearsed remotely, performed virtually, and shared with audiences online. Rehearsals will run Aug. 3-17 and the virtual premiere will be Aug. 29th at 6pm.

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Oil Pastels Class in Partnership with Winona Friendship Center

Oil Pastels Class in Partnership with Winona Friendship Center

MCA is so excited to be partnering with the Winona Friendship Center and continuing to offer unique programs geared towards adults ages 55+. Each participant will get a package of supplies to create with over the 4-week period. Registrations can expect to learn new artistic techniques, be encouraged to set aside time to be creative, and feel more connected to others during this challenging time. Classes will be delivered via Zoom. Please see the description below for class details.

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Will You Mold, Paint or Doodle this Month?

Will You Mold, Paint or Doodle this Month?

Why not set aside a little time to flex your creativity muscles this month? We have virtual classes for kids and adults and we even have self paced community wide art project for the whole family. So register now and get ready to explore with new materials and connect with others. Here is the run down of our July 2020 Art Division classes:

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Art Workshop in Partnership with Elder Network

Art Workshop in Partnership with Elder Network

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) is thrilled to be partnering with Elder Network to offer an art workshop suitable for all family members, care givers, and care receivers to spend an hour together in their home creatively. This Intentional Doodling class will be interactive and run live through ZOOM. During this session students will explore using shapes, lines, and patterns to create artwork and even relax the mind.

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Opportunities for Aspiring Actors

Opportunities for Aspiring Actors

Our virtual theatre classes ans performances have been keeping kids active, connected and creative during these challenging times. These classes provide a positive way to help young people learn to express themselves and explore the world around them while also building important life skills such as public speaking. Check out our exciting virtual theatre opportunities during July 2020.

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Unique Workshops for Performing Artists

Unique Workshops for Performing Artists

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts has always incorporated theory classes within it’s summer dance intensive trainings to help offer a well-rounded dance experience, however in the past it has always been an exclusive opportunity only for intensive participants. Thanks to the virtual format this year we are so excited that we are able to open these workshops to a wider community of performing artists and or those interested in careers related to dance who might want to learn from and interact with an amazing roster of national specialists. July 6-24, 2020 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

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July 2020 Art Programs for Houston County Residents

July 2020 Art Programs for Houston County Residents

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts is excited to announce a second session of virtual programming for both youth and adults in collaboration with Caledonia Public Library and Mainspring.These programs will run through out July and August.

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LOCATION & CONTACT

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts
1164 West Howard (10th) Street
Winona, MN 55987

Phone: 507-453-5500
Fax: 507-453-5507

E-Mail: mca@smumn.edu

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All in-person MCA programs and performances are cancelled through May 8, 2020 in a response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Phone calls and emails will be responded to during this time.

 

 

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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