Celebrate Learning as a Life-Long Adventure!

Continuing Education and Community Programs (CE) is a division of Sierra Nevada College created to serve the local and regional communities, and to promote lifelong learning.  CE classes serve a variety of ages; some offer the option of receiving college credit.

Classes


Zap Lab Workshops

ZAPlab-optPresented in conjunction with The Zap Lab Creative Laboratory, a full service Reno production agency

Open to the public. College credit available.

Screenwriting Seminar

Screenwriting Essentials: brainstorming, structure and character work
The Craft of Screenwriting: dialogue honing, formatting and the art of the page

  • Schedule: Sept. 6 – 7, 1 – 4:30 pm
  • Instructor: world renowned screenwriting coach Pilar Alessandra
  • Registration: $225

The Art of Video Editing

Editing styles; basic editing elements of storytelling, performance, pace, emotion, action, continuity, and time manipulation; editing systems and technology.

  • Schedule: Sept. 20 – 21, 9 am – 5 pm
  • Instructor: industry film editor John Rosenberg
  • Registration: $225

Pitching and Selling Your Idea in the Entertainment Marketplace

The key commercial ideas and subjects the industry is seeking; the stroytelling skills needed to qualify, pitch, and sell your project; building a compelling plot synopsis.

  • Schedule: Sept. 27 – 28, 1 – 4:30 pm
  • Instructor: producer and manager Victoria Wisdom
  • Registration: $225
Pottery Class

Instructor: Flor Widmar
Adult class, all skill levels welcome.

  • Schedule: 8 week classes, Wednesdays 6 pm – 8 pm . Classes will resume during the Fall term.
  • Cost: $225 per session. Register in advance or on the first night.
  • Location: Ceramics Studio, first floor of the Holman Building, 1008 Tahoe Blvd. (next to the church)
  • Registration and information: sleigh@sierranevada.edu or 775 – 881 – 7588
Kids’ Ceramic Class – Building in Clay

Learn how to construct various clay forms, including bird houses, baskets, and functional slab pieces.
Instructor: Flor Widmar
For kindergardeners through 5th grade

  • Schedule: 8 week class, Tuesdays 4 pm – 5:30 pm . Classes will resume during the Fall term.
  • Cost: $225 per session. Register in advance or on the first night.
  • Location: Ceramics Studio, first floor of the Holman Building, 1008 Tahoe Blvd. (next to the church)
  • Registration and information: sleigh@sierranevada.edu or 775 – 881 – 7588
Summer Art Workshops

SNC offers a variety of summer workshops given by nationally known ceramists, glass artists, painters, sculptors, printmakers, digital artists, musicians, photographers, paper makers, jewelers, and more.

On Tuesday night at 7pm, each week during the workshops, we’ll host our “Meet the Artist” lecture in the Prim Library, which will be immediately followed by an informal reception in the Tahoe Gallery.

Arts and Music Summer Camp for Ages K – 5

Four-day (Monday-Thursday; 9am – 2pm) summer camps focused on the intersection between music and art. The camp curriculum is inspired by the Lake Tahoe SummerFest (LTSF) concert series. Campers will create music, art, attend selected Lake Tahoe Summerfest rehearsals and interact with musicians. Each day will combine creative time spent indoors and outdoors.

RESERVE NOW — Space is limited to 12 campers per session. Please reserve your child’s place by contacting Nancy Beigel at 775.881.7405 or nbeigel@sierranevada.edu before registering.


Registration

Registration for Continuing Education:  Registrations are taken year-round.  It is recommended to sign up for classes early because class size is limited.  Instructors contract for a minimum class size, and in order for a class to be held it must meet a minimum enrollment.

Make sure you ask for “Continuing Education” when calling for information or registration.

  • PHONE:  775-831-1314 x7449
  • MAIL:  Continuing Education, P. O. Box 4269, Incline Village, NV 89450
  • EMAIL:  rnormington@sierranevada.edu
  • FAX:  775-832-6104 to Rick Normington, Dean of Continuing Education