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LOS ANGELES

UPCOMING COURSES

Arts & Entertainment:

Performing Arts
September 20 - 22, 2024

 

36 Hours

(Equivalent to 3 credits)

Price: $399

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Registration closes Sept. 12
but may sell out sooner!

Arts & Entertainment:

Visual Arts
September 20 - 22, 2024

 

36 Hours

(Equivalent to 3 credits)

Price: $399

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Registration closes Sept. 12 but may sell out sooner!

Los Angeles is called the creative capital of the world because 1 in 6 residents work in the fields of arts and entertainment. It's the perfect city to take our Arts & Entertainment course! You will learn about performing and visual arts, and experience it first-hand at the same time!

 

Los Angeles is famous worldwide as the center of America's film and television industry, but did you also know that LA has more museums and theaters than any other city in the country? During the three day weekend, students will explore the famous Hollywood Blvd and various artistic hubs throughout the city. 

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Los Angeles PA Course Details

Deepen your understanding of the performing arts through classes, hands-on workshops, and excursions! This course offers workshops in subjects like drama and dance, as well as the chance to watch a performance in action. 

No performing arts background? That's OK! Au Pair Weekend's focus is more on the creative process and becoming comfortable with trying something new. We offer a fun, encouraging environment to practice taking your skills to the next level. 

To accommodate travel time between the airport and class, plan to arrive for your course on a flight NO LATER than 12:00 pm on Friday and depart no earlier than 7:30 pm on Sunday.

Attendance is mandatory beginning on Friday with check-in, and does not end until Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Students are expected to attend the full weekend and complete all assignments to receive their Completion Letter. We understand emergencies and important scheduling conflicts can occur, so please contact the program coordinator as soon as possible if there is a situation that prevents you from meeting any of these requirements.
 
After registering for this course, you’ll get a link to join Canvas the day that your pre-assignments become available.
Hours include pre-weekend assignments, post-weekend assignments, and a course evaluation. Check with your au pair agency regarding hours and credits, as requirements vary. Scheduled activities may be subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances and may be different from previous weekends.
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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT: VISUAL ARTS


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Deepen your understanding of the visual arts through classes, hands-on workshops, and excursions! Participate in workshops on street art and photography taught by artists in the field and visit a world-class art museum. All you need to bring is a cameraphone. We'll provide you with everything else you need to get your creativity flowing!

No experience necessary! This is a fun, encouraging environment for you to test out your interests and push your skills to the next level.

To accommodate travel time between the airport and class, plan to arrive for your course on a flight NO LATER than 12:00 pm on Friday and depart no earlier than 7:30 pm on Sunday.

Attendance is mandatory beginning on Friday with check-in, and does not end until Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Students are expected to attend the full weekend and complete all assignments to receive their Completion Letter. We understand emergencies and important scheduling conflicts can occur, so please contact the program coordinator as soon as possible if there is a situation that prevents you from meeting any of these requirements.
 
After registering for this course, you’ll get a link to join Canvas the day that your pre-assignments become available.
Hours include pre-weekend assignments, post-weekend assignments, and a course evaluation. Check with your au pair agency regarding hours and credits, as requirements vary. Scheduled activities may be subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances and may be different from previous weekends.

Address

UCLA Extension Gayley Center
1145 Gayley Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024

HOUSING & TRANSPORTATION


Housing is not included with registration for this course. However, as a convenience to students we offer the option of adding housing at a hostel approximately 20 minutes by car to our classroom building. Beds are limited and may sell out; they are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. You can add a 2-night stay (Friday & Saturday) at the hostel in a shared room with 8-20 beds. Your stay includes a free breakfast. There will be a $50 administration fee for all housing refunds. Refunds only allowed up to 30 days prior to the weekend start date.

Click the button above for more housing details, as well as suggestions for transportation to our Los Angeles campus.

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT: PERFORMING ARTS


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