It’s never too late to learn something new! Los Angeles offers us plenty of these amazing opportunities. Picking up a new skill is easy with one of these affordable, introductory classes covering everything from floral design to foreign languages. Who knew learning can be so much fun! We definitely recommend enrolling in one of these classes this fall:
ACTING FOR ADULTS AT THE ACTORS CIRCLE
This acting academy is based in Culver City has such stars as Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Willa Holland among its alumni, so you know their curriculum is definitely not a waste of time. Overall, The Actors Circle offers film and television workshops to actors of all ages. We recommend starting with the regular 3-hour cold reading classes. Find out more via The Actors Circle website.
BEGINNING WHEEL THROWING AT ECHO CERAMICS
Get your hands dirty in this 4-week clay pottery class at Echo Ceramics located in Mid-City.
How would you like to make an actual pot during your very first session? Echo Ceramics curriculum offers that! Make your own ceramic creations to decorate your own home. To learn more, visit their website.
PUBLIC SPEAKING BOOTCAMP AT GENERAL ASSEMBLY
One of the most valuable skills is being able to give confident and eloquent speeches.
Learn to keep it cool while speaking in front of the crowd in a 5-hour workshop at General Assembly. You’ll learn strong communication skills and the proffesional tactics to deal with the nerves. That big presentation you’ve been dreading suddenly seems like no big deal. To learn more, visit their website.
SEWING WORKSHOP AT SEW FYI
Do you want to develop your talents design and eventually win Project Runway? Or maybe you just want to patch a hole in your favorite shirt? Either way, Sew FYI’s workshop for beginners will give you the chance to practice your skills. After 2 hours of first practice on the sewing machine, you’ll work on your first hand-crafted garment. Exciting, isn’t it? Project Runway awaits! To learn more, visit their website.
CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP AT THE WRITING WORKSHOP
Dreaming of writing the greatest novels of all time? Practice your skills in one of the all-day intensives at the Writing Workshop. Students will spend 3 hours writing fiction or memoir and the rest of the time reading and critiquing one another’s work. There’s nothing more valuable than real-life feedback. To learn more, click here.