Classes & Workshops

Weehawken Creative Arts runs classes year round for both adults and youth. Spanning everything from creative arts to movement arts, Weehawken offers a range of classes and workshops to meet your needs. View a full list below of upcoming classes, and filter by type.

Needs Based Scholarships are available for youth classes and workshops. All scholarship applications must be received 2 weeks prior to class start for consideration. Apply HERE for a needs based scholarship.


Swashbuckling Shakespeare Theatre Camp

Swashbuckling Shakespeare Theatre Camp

June 3-14, 9:00 am-12:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

Help your young performer find a love for Shakespeare with a fun 2 week camp that mixes the literary classics with stage combat choreography.

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Learning from the Masters Summer Art

Learning from the Masters Summer Art

Tuesdays and Thursdays in June and July at MRD Field House

Join instructor Anne Hockenberry as she teaches the techniques of art masters throughout history.

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The Gleekers: Youth Music and Dance Theater with Kathleen O'Mara

The Gleekers: Youth Music and Dance Theater with Kathleen O'Mara

June 17-21, 9:00 am-3:00 pm at Montrose Field House

A one week workshop culminating with performances of song and dance ranging from Contemporary, Classic & Broadway hits! Students and teaching artists create a fully produced performance that will entertain audiences of all ages. This class will be taught by Kathleen O'Mara with choreography assistance from visiting instructor Kevin Gallacher.

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Creative Dance Workshops with Caroline Richardson

Creative Dance Workshops with Caroline Richardson

June 17-19 and June 24-26, 1:00-4:00 pm at Weehawken Ridgway

Creative Dance is an exploration into the creative process of Dance as living Art.

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Upper Level Ballet Intensive Workshops with Kevin Gallacher

Upper Level Ballet Intensive Workshops with Kevin Gallacher

June 3-7 and 17-21 at MRD Field House, June 10-13 at Weehawken Ridgway

Kevin Gallacher of New Mexico, professional dancer with the Santa Fe Opera and Circus Luminous, will be teaching a summer intensive consisting of jazz, conditioning, and contemporary ballet. Students must have prior dance experience. Open to level 3 ballet and up.

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ARTbar: Magpies and Aspens

ARTbar: Magpies and Aspens

June 18 6:00-8:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

Come paint with us! Have fun while learning to paint the northern lights over a western wilderness.

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Second City Improv 101 Workshop

Second City Improv 101 Workshop

Tuesday, July 2nd, 1:00-3:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

The Second City's Improv for Beginners focuses on teaching the building blocks of improvisation to adults with little to no experience as they have a great time learning and playing with our touring company members.

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La Naturaleza Fascinante-Fascinating Nature Spanish Camp with Sra. Christi Berry

La Naturaleza Fascinante-Fascinating Nature Spanish Camp with Sra. Christi Berry

July 8-11, 9:00-11:30 am at MRD Field House

Nature is fascinating! Come learn about habitats, their climates and animals in Spanish as you take a trip” each day to a different place.

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Teatro de Lectores-Reader’s Theatre Camp with Sra. Christi Berry

Teatro de Lectores-Reader’s Theatre Camp with Sra. Christi Berry

July 8-17, 1:00-3:00 pm at MRD Field House

For students who have had some Spanish and who want to expand their vocabulary and pronunciation while showcasing their dramatic side, this is the perfect camp!

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"The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe" Summer Youth Theatre

July 8-26, 12:00-5:00 pm at Sherbino Theater in Ridgway

Relive the classic tale through a theatrical adaptation directed by Kathleen O’Mara.

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Super Active Spanish-Cantar, Bailar y Jugar Spanish Camp with Sra. Christi Berry

Super Active Spanish-Cantar, Bailar y Jugar Spanish Camp with Sra. Christi Berry

July 15-18, 9:00-11:30 am at MRD Field House

Sing, Dance and Play while you learn Spanish!

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ARTbar: Sailing Into the Sunset

ARTbar: Sailing Into the Sunset

Tuesday, July 16th, 6:00-8:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

Come paint with us! Celebrate the warm summer season by creating this whimsical scene and sailing off into the sunset. 

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Elements of Landscape Painting with Anne Hockenberry

Elements of Landscape Painting with Anne Hockenberry

July 19, 1:00-4:00 pm at MRD Field House

Receive guided instruction to learn the art of landscape painting using acrylic paint.

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Vamos A Espana- Let's go to Spain! Spanish Camp with Sra. Christi Berry

Vamos A Espana- Let's go to Spain! Spanish Camp with Sra. Christi Berry

July 22-25, 9:00-11:30 am at MRD Field House

One of the most popular, well-loved camps of Señora Berry’s, students love pretending to travel and explore the intriguing country of Spain!

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Modernize Your Paintings and Fall in Love with Acrylics with Claudia Hartley

Modernize Your Paintings and Fall in Love with Acrylics with Claudia Hartley

August 2-4, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Weehawken Ridgway

Paint “outside the box” by learning to abstract, finding positive and negative shapes, exaggerating color, and experimenting.

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Elements of Still Life Painting with Anne Hockenberry

Elements of Still Life Painting with Anne Hockenberry

August 2, 1:00-4:00 pm at MRD Field House

Receive guided instruction to learn the art of still life painting.

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The Gleekers in Ridgway: Youth Music and Dance Theater Workshop with Kathleen O'Mara

The Gleekers in Ridgway: Youth Music and Dance Theater Workshop with Kathleen O'Mara

August 5-9, 12:00-5:00 pm at Sherbino Theater

A one week workshop culminating with performances of song and dance ranging from Contemporary, Classic & Broadway hits!

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Wire Sculpture with Gary Chaffin

Wire Sculpture with Gary Chaffin

August 6-8 at Weehawken Ridgway

Join wire sculpting artist Gary Chaffin for a multi day experience in the world of wire art!

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Telling Stories Through Songs with Sarah McQuaid

Telling Stories Through Songs with Sarah McQuaid

September 12, 4:00-5:30 pm at Sherbino Theater.

What is it in a story – whether it be a fairytale, a historical event or a recent news item – that makes it worthy of a song?

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Creative Nature and Landscape Photography: Concept, Capture, and Process with Michael E. Gordon

Creative Nature and Landscape Photography: Concept, Capture, and Process with Michael E. Gordon

September 21-22, 8:00 am-4:00 pm at various Ouray County locales

Nature and landscape photography transcends "pretty postcards" when made by creatively engaged photographers who understand their motivations, subjects, and tools.

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Alchemy of Mixed Media with Lauren Mantećon

Alchemy of Mixed Media with Lauren Mantećon

October 12 & 13, 10:00 am-4:00 pm

The combination of mixing, additive and reductive as well as the chemistry of all can sometimes be daunting.

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Karate

Karate

We offer unlimited monthly classes, with tuition due the 1st of the month. Mondays in Ouray, 5pm all ages and the same schedule on Thursdays in Ridgway, students may attend either or both! You may purchase a monthly pass or a 3-month, 6-month or 12-month at a discount. Payment is DUE on the 1st of the month without exception. Drop-in available at $20 per class, due AT THE TIME of class.

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Classroom Locations

* It’s important to know that some classes may be held in other locations that may not be listed below. Locations will be specified accordingly in class descriptions.

610 Arts Collective

Primary staff office
610 Clinton Street
Ridgway, CO 81432
(970) 318-0150

The Sherbino Theater

604 Clinton Street
Ridgway, CO 81432

Wright Opera House

472 Main Street
Ouray, CO 81427

Montrose Field House

25 Colorado Ave. 
Montrose, CO 81401

Weehawken Ridgway

1075 Sherman St
Ridgway, CO 81432
(970) 318-0150