MACC is operated as a satellite facility to the Sunset Community Centre. As such we share programming and the support of the Sunset Community Association.
If you would like to run programs at Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre, please fill out this Program Proposal Form (PDF 102kb), and send it to the programmer at email@example.com
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Acting Kung Fu (16+ yrs)
Do you love Kung Fu movies? Why not make one yourself? Acting Kung Fu is a class focused on staging Kung Fu choreographies live and for camera. Students will get into the basic ideas of Non-Verbal Dialogue, the narrative of fights, and the creation of fight choreographies. Another important part will be the preparation for and approach of a character. This physical class includes theory
and praxis, and is not a stage combat course.
188139 | Sun | Jan 6 – Mar 24 | 5:00 PM-7:30 PM | $140/11 sessions
All Bodies Dance Youth (16-14 yrs)
Calling all music-loving, energetic and creative youth! All Bodies Dance Project is offering a 5-week series of dance workshops for young people with and without disabilities.Together we will explore dance improvisation, rhythm and non-verbal communication in a fun and safe environment. Each session will include a movement-based warm-up, a series of improvisation based exercises and time for collaborative creation and discussion.
All abilities and experience are welcome! Participants who require one-to-one support will need to bring their own assistant.
188140 | Sun | Jan 20 – Mar 24 | 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM | $50/7 sessions | $12 drop-in
Arts & Health: Healthy Aging Through the Arts
Anna Kraulis and Olivia Davies
The Moberly Senior Dancers are part of Arts & Health, a unique arts initiative at community and seniors centres across greater Vancouver, which connects professional artists and seniors for collaborative art-making. The Moberly Senior Dancers, together with professional dance artists Anna Kraulis and Olivia Davies, explore cultural traditions, personal history and movement through improvisation and dance. Please sign up in person on the first day. Contact Oliver McTavish-Wisden at 604-718-6521 for further information or visit www.artsandhealth.ca.
188142 | Thu | Jan 10 – Mar 14 | 10:30 AM-11:30 AM | FREE
Belly Dance Performance Class (16+ yrs)
Improvisation and choreography, two essential skills for bellydancers. Join Dinah Marcantuoni to learn new choreographies, develop your personal improvisation style, and explore ways to adapt both approaches to solo and group dances. Some of the classes in this session will feature local musicians, giving students an opportunity to improvise to live music. Previous bellydance experience is required.
188143 | Mon | Jan 7 – Mar 25 | 7:30 PM – 8:45 PM | $95/12 sessions | $12 drop-in
Children’s Taiko Ensemble
Noriko Kim Kobayashi
Basics of taiko drumming geared for children. Rhythm training, team building, confidence growing within a world music context. We will work towards performance on Japanese taiko drums made for children
188144 | Sa | Jan 12 – Mar 30 | 10:00 AM-10:45 AM | $150/10 sessions
Community Sewing Project
This community-based project group is led by community champion Mohinder Sidhu. This program is not a class, but rather a chance to meet new people in the neighborhood and develop or enhance your sewing skills together. Each semester, the group will work on a new project together! Some sewing machines are provided, but not guaranteed for everyattendee.
188145 | Tues | Jan 8 – Mar 5 | 11:30 AM-1:00 PM | FREE
Girls Rock Camp (8-16 yrs)
Girls Rock Camp Vancouver
Girls Rock Camp Vancouver (GRCV) aims to empower female and non-binary youth through music creation. Focus on different musical genres, from rock, country, punk, pop, hip hop, and more, led by local female musicians, as well as workshops in songwriting and merch making (campers will screenprint their own tshirts). Youth will get hands on experience making music in different musical genres while learning the basics of music creation. No musical experience is necessary! All gear is provided.
188146 | Thu | Jan 10 – Mar 14 | 3:30 PM-6:30 PM | $100/10 sessions
Glow Kids Spring Break Theatre Camp (6-12 yrs)
Glow Kids will be offering an annual Spring Break Musical Theatre Camp at Moberly. This year, kids will learn to sing, dance, act, and build costumes/sets through arts and crafts projects. They will also learn how to get ready for auditions and live performances based on beloved musicals, plays, and films. This fun-filled camp will end with a production for parents on the last day of camp. On sunny days, kids will get to practice outside and play outdoors. This is an excellent way to find out if your child enjoys the performing arts. No previous dance or acting experience necessary. Participants are placed into groups according to experience.
183929 | Sun | Mar 18 – 22 | 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM | $185/1 week
183930 | Sun | Mar 25 – 28 | 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM | $185/1 week
Hibret Amharic School (6-18 yrs)
This class is for children interested in learning to read and write one of Ethiopia’s major languages, Amharic. In addition, students will also learn about Ethiopia’s culture, and history through music, dance and song. Once a month the group will have a day dedicated to cooking traditional Ethiopian dishes as well. To register, contact Mekdes Gete at firstname.lastname@example.org.
188147 | Sat | Jan 12 – Mar 30 | 1:00 PM-4:00 PM | FREE
Move, Groove and Improve (50+ yrs)
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
Move, Groove, and Improve is a program focused on active aging and well-being. Participants will engage in physical activities such as chair yoga and go on trips to community hubs to increase social connections. Instruction is in Punjabi. To register, please call South Vancouver Neighbourhood House at 604-324-6212.
188149 | Tue | Jan 8 – Mar 5 | 10:00 AM-11:30 AM | FREE
188150 | Wed | Jan 9 – Mar 13 | 10:00 AM-11:30 AM | FREE
Polymer Dance: Intermediate/Advanced (16+ yrs)
Polymer Dance is a contemporary dance class and improvisation ensemble for non-professional dancers over the age of 16 with at least three years dance experience. If you are a dancer looking for formal training with professional-level teachers and love to improvise and perform, Polymer Dance is for you! For more information, contact email@example.com.
188151 | Tue | Jan 8 – mar 26 | 7:00 PM-9:00 PM | $186.00/12 session | $17.14 dropin
Pop-Up Musical Theatre for the 21st Century (11-18 yrs)
What if you had the opportunity to play the part of Justin Bieber opposite of Taylor Swift. What if you had the opportunity to act in a mashup of Broadway Musicals. What if Madonna got together with Bruno Mars. In this class, students work with teacher Jan Cooper to create a series of musical productions about pop-culture what-ifs, and learn to perform the songs within them. .
188152 | Fri | Jan 11 – Mar 15 | 4:30 PM-6:30 PM | $250/9 sessions
Shaolin Kung Fu (16+ yrs)
Looking for an after-work, after-school workout with an ancient twist. Come and learn Shaolin style martial arts from instructor Matthias Klenk, a martial artist with over 10 years of experience.
188141 | Mon | Jan 7 – Mar 11 | 6:00 PM-7:15 PM | FREE
Shiamak’s Bollywood Jazz (4-7 yrs, 7-13yrs, 13+ yrs)
International Shiamak Davar
Shiamak revolutionized dance in Bollywood combining it with Western
jazz technique and giving it a structure. Energetic music, dance exercise and choreography makes this class a favourite among people of all ages. Shiamak Bollywood jazz class includes: body warm up and isolation exercises, group and/or duo activities, choreography in a routine. Participants need running shoes or bare feet as per comfort and water bottle. Optional performance opportunities. For more information, please visit www.shiamak.ca/vancouver.
188153 | Wed | Jan 9 – Mar 13 | 4:45 PM-5:30 PM | $195/10 sessions
188154 | Wed | Sep 12-Nov 28 | 5:30 PM-6:30 PM | $195/10 sessions
188155 | Wed | Sep 12-Nov 28 | 6:30 PM-7:30 PM | $195/10 sessions
Syrian Food for the Soul (18+ yrs)
This cooking workshop will highlight the richness, complexity, and most importantly regionalism of Syrian food. Each class would shed light on one of the Syrian culinary hubs namely Aleppo, Damascus, Latakia, Homs. This class will focus on what Tayybeh does best, homestyle food that feeds your body and soul and is reminiscent of your mum’s kitchen. Participants will get the chance to learn about the history of Syrian food and specialty ingredients, and the history of the city of focus for the day. Participants will also hear stories about our chefs and their cooking experiences back home and now in Canada and take part in preparing 3 items. The class would culminate in a little Syrian feast for everyone.
187737 | Sa | Jan 26 | 5:30 PM-8:00 PM | FREE
Taiko Japanese Drumming
Noriko Kim Kobayashi
Learn traditional Japanese drumming (Taiko) on real Japanese drums! Get a full body workout with a world music drumming experience, and work towards a performing opportunities. Beginners to drumming are welcome. Drum sticks and drums are provided.
188168 | Sa | Jan 12 – Mar 30 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM | $150/10 sessions