This program provides an encouraging and secure environment for young artists where they can develop their talents and learn to use the arts not only as an outlet for personal expression, but also as a effective medium for creative communication in life and ministry.
• For 9th-12th grade students
• Instruction provided by the experienced, qualified staff of the River City Community Church Creative Arts & Media Department.
• Opportunities to perform for classmates and family throughout the year
…for singers who want to prepare vocally for a future in singing that includes, but is not limited to, college or worship ministry. Through a range of musical styles, students will study vocal technique and performance and gain experience in solo, small ensemble, and choir settings.
…for actors who want to develop their skills in live stage performance. Through engaging activities and classroom discussion, students will learn the basics of acting and theatre production and how to apply those skills to other kinds of public presentations.
…for visionaries who enjoy communicating ideas through the powerful medium of film. Through discussion and collaborative hands-on experience, students will acquire a foundation in film history, theory, and production techniques.
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…introduces the student to the world of commercial and artistic design. Students will have access to and learn Photoshop and InDesign. The class also creates and develops the RCBA yearbook. This class has a prerequisite of Art 1 or instructor consent.
…expands and explores the 7 elements of design and the organizational strategies that are used in the creative process of 2D design. Communication through visual concepts and ideas are matured with the student’s own development of an artistic concentration. Students will work toward the development of a strong portfolio. This course has a prerequisite of Art 1 or instructor consent.
…is designed to give middle school students a better understanding of art and art history. This course gives middle school students the opportunity to explore and create ideas through the artistic process. Students will gain confidence in this process and in the development of ideas.
…introduces and builds on concepts and elements of art. Students will be introduced to various artistic mediums, movements, and ideas that have shaped the art world. Students will learn how to develop concepts and ideas by using the creative process. Art 1 is an introduction and building block to Art 2, 3, and 4. Students may also take an independent short study in the medium of their choice with instructor consent.