workshops and lectures

This page includes a listing of local (and some national) professional development workshops, lectures, forums and conferences open to artists, educators, and organizations. Most of these notices are listed according to start date, although some workshops are spread over a period of time so it’s best to peruse the entire list. Disclaimer: RACC does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of this outside information. This list is not intended to endorse any views expressed or products or services offered by these links. To submit a notice go to https://racc.org/resources/submit-an-opportunity.

Pacific University Residency Writers Conference

Deadline December 22, 2018

Writers seeking to deepen their craft and expand their professional community are invited to attend the Residency Writers Conference together with Pacific’s MFA students, faculty and guest speakers. This 10-day conference is packed with workshops, lectures, readings, classes and more. We are now accepting applications for the upcoming conference that takes place January 10-20, 2019, […]

International Physical Theatre Workshop

Deadline January 03, 2019

International Physical Theatre Workshop January 3 – 9, 2019 Retzhof Castle – Austria International Physical Theatre workshop is specifically designed to prepare participants for a professional practice, both within the educational context and within the professional development of performers. Primarily aimed at high-level dancers, choreographers, directors and actors who wish to extend their knowledge and […]

Capture the Glow Art + Yoga Retreat

Deadline October 31, 2018

Join Portland artist Nicole Curcio and Charleston, SC yogi Mandy Wozniak in the jungle as we make time for art, yoga, community, beachtime and sunshine! We’ll spend six nights and seven days at Tailwind Jungle Lodge in San Pancho, Nayarit, Mexico, as we shake off the cold winter blues and Capture the Glow! Our small […]

Indigo Shibori dyeing

Deadline September 22, 2018

This workshop is designed to be a fun introduction to Indigo Shibori dying. Learn basic traditional Japanese resist-dye techniques, and leave with unique hand dyed tea towels! Workshop will cover folded and resist design techniques, and students will each dye 30″x30″cloths with natural indigo dye. All supplies included, instructor will allow additional dying of fabrics […]

No Intermission! A Playwriting Class on the One-Act Play

Deadline October 27, 2018

Instructor: Matthew B. Zrebski The one-act play is the lightning bolt of the theatrical form. It strikes hard, fast, and powerfully, never letting an audience off the hook with an intermission. This intensive explores the unique challenges of the one act: how to quickly engage an audience, rapidly build to a climax, and conclude so […]

Screenwriting for Playwrights

Deadline October 13, 2018

Instructor: Dan Kitrosser Are you a playwright who has always flirted with writing for the screen? Writing for the screen should not mean losing your voice. If so, this two day seminar is for you. Over the seminar, Award-winning playwright and screenwriter Dan Kitrosser will break down the nuts and bolts of screenwriting, and will […]

Social Media Workshops for Artists

Deadline November 01, 2018

Held in Portland at the World Forestry Center, the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology is offering two workshops focusing on social media, with one focused on improving your digital skills, and the other helping you to hone the writing content you create for this format. Social Media for Artists will help artists improve their […]

Zero Graffiti 2018 Conference

Deadline November 09, 2018

Conference for mural artists and property owners who want to protect their art. Sacramento, CA / www.ZeroGraffiti.org Graffiti Fighters from around the world are invited to attend our 4th Zero Graffiti International Conference. A rare opportunity for people that deal with graffiti vandalism to network and share ideas that are working to improve our communities. […]

Catalyst Cohort — Training in Facilitation + Curriculum Development

Deadline December 31, 2018

Leading a meaningful in-person experience takes more than just gathering people in a room. As circle-holders, community-connectors, teachers, and guides, how do we utilize creativity not just in what we teach but how we teach? The Catalyst Cohort is a five-month, in-person immersion in facilitation training and curriculum development. The Cohort welcomes artists, community workers, […]

Disclaimer: RACC does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of this outside information. This list is not intended to endorse any views expressed or products or services offered by these links.