The Georgia Department of Education and Kennesaw State University invite you to the
ArtsKSU Masterclass Series. This series provides educators free arts content to stream
in their classrooms and studios. Disciplines include Art & Design, Dance, Music, and
Theatre. These masterclasses will be supplemented with real-time virtual Q&A sessions
with the College of the Arts to enhance learning experiences.
Please complete the reservation form below, including all contact information and
class details. If you have any special requests or questions, please include them
at the end of the form. Someone from KSU will reach out to you within 2 business days.
Once your reservation is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation email that will
include a link to view the masterclass for your requested times. You will receive
another courtesy email with the link 1 hour prior to the scheduled session and a separate
email for the live Q&A session.
Download the ArtsKSU Masterclass Series brochure.
Fall 2020 Masterclasses
Moving Imagery and the 12 Principles of Animation with Sandee M. Chamberlain
Join Professor Chamberlain as she explores the history of traditional two-dimensional
animation and how the 12 Principles of Animation, as developed by Frank Thomas and
Ollie Johnston, are an essential foundation in the development of animation skills.
Video length: about 90 minutes, may be played over 2-3 classes.
How to generate a personal movement vocabulary with Lisa K. Lock
Students will create a short movement phrase, through structured prompts.
The class will touch on the three basic elements of choreography: Space, Time, and
Energy, pushing the boundaries of creative problem-solving skills through explorations.
The class will allow for individual expression and provides a platform for students
to create within their own preference of movement vocabulary.
Video length: approximately 14 minutes.
Finding Connections in Technique, Improvisation and Choreography with Andrea Knowlton
This instructional video provides materials for a 60-90-minute dance class. Please
pause the video as you review combinations, give students time to work through materials,
and conduct showings and feedback sessions.
Clarinet Boot Camp with John Warren
Best practices for developing tone, technique, and articulation. Techniques regarding
how to get the most out of your practice time. Video length: approximately 40 minutes.
A Day in the Life of a Voice Major
Join Prof. Wedge as he reflects on the lived journey of a typical university voice
student. This unique perspective may help aspiring voice students learn about the
opportunities and successful strategies to optimize both studies and growth.
Video length: approximately 10 minutes.
Theatre and Performance Studies
Shakespeare vs. Sondheim with Amanda Wansa Morgan
An exploration of the tools that musical theatre actor-singers use to prepare a musical
theatre song and the tools that actors use to prepare a speech or role from the works
of Shakespeare! Learn how to attack heightened text and poetry with no fear. Learn
how to attack a musical theatre song with no fear. The tools are in the text and the
Video length: approximately 45 minutes.
Please check back often as new classes will be added!
Do you have questions or need to speak with someone? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 470-578-6650.