Fine Arts to Host Arts Workshops for High School Students

By Tom McLaughlin

Bolstering its reputation as a regional leader in arts education, Rutgers University–Camden will host a series of Saturday workshops for high school students interested in visual arts, music, theater, and filmmaking.

Classes will meet on Saturdays during Feb. 17 to April 14 (with no classes held on March 3), from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Rutgers–Camden campus. The fee for the program, consisting of eight sessions, is $300. To register, visit

High school students seeking additional experience in visual and performing arts can choose from one of several interactive, pre-college classes, including Animation, Graphic Design, Oil Painting, Guitar and Jazz Studies, Rock String Orchestra, Vocal Arts, Acting, Introduction to Filmmaking, and Special Effects in Theater.

The courses are all taught by university-level professors and designed to advance students’ potential in the arts.

“We are delighted to offer these rigorous and engaging workshop classes that will benefit students pursuing a career in the arts, as well as those seeking a general and wider understanding of them,” notes Kenneth Elliott, an associate professor of theater and chair of the Department of Fine Arts at Rutgers–Camden. “Our faculty is dedicated to educating a vast community of students.”

For more information, contact Brandon Borrelli at or (856) 225-2870.

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