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June 14 – 18: Week 10/10  Spring Quarter 2021

Last Week Spring Quarter 
Summer Quarter Begins Monday, July 5

Last Week Spring Quarter
Summer Quarter Begins Monday, July 5

 

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The Summer Quarter Current Student Registration is en full force! Attached is the pdf for circulation and reference and Summer Quarter Course Catalog. Katie and Sarah will be working collaboratively over the next 6 weeks as Sarah transitions into the role of Student Registrar. Please be sure to send them both a note for their incredible work and dedication during this time of growth and development. Early registration is open now to currently registered students; Open registration for new students begins Monday, June 21. Summer Quarter begins Monday, July 5.

* THIS SATURDAY: CAA School of Theatre Graduate Theatre Troupe Class “As You Like It” – Free to all – 2-4pm over Zoom:

Virtual Show Description:

The College of Adaptive Arts School of Theatre presents the Graduate Theatre Troupe Class “As You Like It” Virtual Show on Saturday, June 19th from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm on Zoom Webinar. Flyer Attached.

The College of Adaptive Arts Graduate Theatre Troupe students will perform an adapted version of William Shakespeare’s comedic play,”As You Like It”.

Our talented cast of Shakespearean actors will amaze and inspire you as they perform this theatrical comedy with a fun 2021 modern theme.

Come see the show that the CAA Graduate Theatre Troupe Students have been working so hard on since October 2020!!

The Zoom Webinar house will open for the audience at 1:50 pm with the virtual show from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm and a virtual reception following the performance.

There will also be Bay Area Professional Theatre Artists from Silicon Valley Shakespeare Company and Stanford Shakespeare Company who will be honored guests and give the actors positive feedback on their work right after the show.

To reserve tickets please go to: https://donate.collegeofadaptivearts.org/GraduateTheatreTroupeAsYouLikeItShow

Tickets are free of charge; donations encouraged.

Registered guests will receive an email confirmation with the Zoom Webinar information right after they register for the event.

For general information, or questions please contact:
Katie Zeisl, Director, CAA School of Theatre & Special Events at katie@collegeofadaptivearts.org

Thanks so much and we really look forward to seeing you at the show!!

Please enjoy and share College of Adaptive Arts Summer Newsletter. A physical copy will be sent out in the mail in the coming week. Please email Anthony at info@collegeofadaptivearts.org if you’d like to be added to the mailing list.

CAA School of Theatre Graduate Musical Theatre Classes 
“The Beach Retreat” Virtual Show Description: 

The College of Adaptive Arts School of Theatre presents the Graduate Musical Theatre Classes “The Beach Retreat” Virtual Show on Saturday, June 26th from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm on Zoom Webinar.

The College of Adaptive Arts Graduate Musical Theatre Classes students will perform an original musical theatre production that they wrote and rehearsed.

Come see the show that the CAA Graduate Musical Theatre Classes Students have been working so hard on since October 2020!!

The house will open for the audience at 1:45 pm with the Virtual Show from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm with a virtual reception from 3:30 pm-4:00 pm following the performance.

There will also be Bay Area Professional Musical Theatre Artists who will be honored guests and give the actors positive feedback on their work right after the show.
To reserve tickets please go to:
https://donate.collegeofadaptivearts.org/The-Beach-Retreat-Virtual-Show

Tickets are free of charge; donations encouraged.

Registered guests will receive an email confirmation with the Zoom Webinar information right after they register for the event.

For general information, or questions please contact:
Katie Zeisl, Director, CAA School of Theatre & Special Events at
katie@collegeofadaptivearts.org

Thanks so much and we really look forward to seeing you at the show!!

CAA Art Card Packs for Sale: $14 for a pack of 8 cards. Created by the exquiste CAA Student artists. Email Sue and Michele Breckenridge, bct12smb@yahoo.com or call Momma Sue at 530-306-9959.

From our Community Friends from Inclusive World: Another Opporunity to become Successful Contributing Citizens:  The mission of Inclusive World is to identify and nurture hidden potential in differently abled youth, motivate and mold them to be productive citizens of the world. We follow Person Centered Practices, focusing on people, their abilities and interests, not disabilities. We offer vocational skills and employment services focusing on empowering our members to acquire employable skills. Our programs are pivoted on a peer buddy model nurturing friendship and trust to build inclusive communities. To learn more, visit www.inclusiveworld.org

Spring Library Lecture Series Lineup – Save the Dates
Spring is in the air and that means a new quarter begins, new classes, and new Library Lectures! Save these dates and stay tuned for more details!

  • June 7Let it grow, for those with (or without) green thumbs

CAA is proud to announce a new campaign#ShareYourCAAStory. We want to hear from YOU how CAA has impacted your life – whether you and your student begun with us that first summer in 2009 or whether you are brand new to this lifelong, equitable collegiate model. CAA is in the process of setting up a TikTok account for sharing CAA stories & reaching a broader audience to learn about this innovative, lifelong educational model. Written stories are also welcomed – please email your story to Professor Sharon, sharon.lea@collegeofadaptivearts.org or schedule a time with her where she could capture your story on video over Zoom.

CAA is now able to accept stock donations through Edward Jones. This incredible community support was made possible by the tremendous generosity of Paul Dines of Edward Jones. Email info@collegeofadaptivearts.org and the 1-page pre-completed form will be sent to you if you’d like to donate stock. Please consider writing Paul a thank you card for being a true Mountain Mover for adults who historically have not had access to higher education: Paul Dines, Edward Jones, 69 Washington St., Santa Clara, CA 95050.

* Daily check-ins continue during Shelter in Place each day at 10am & 4pm for CAA enrolled students & prospective students:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82595739562; Meeting ID: 825 9573 9562

The CAA Walking Team, parent-volunteer run and lead, is happening most Saturday mornings at 8:30am in the community. Please email jas-mina@comcast.net for further information

CAA welcomes input and feedback. CAA has a new online form for accepting feedback – it’s the yellow button on the website homepage just below the podcast features. Please feel free to submit all feedback, including testimonials and suggestions for new classes and workshops here.

* 2021 Quarter Dates for Reference:

Winter Quarter 2021: Monday, Jan 4 – Friday, March 19
Mid-Quarter Break: Feb 8 – 12 (NO CAA Classes)

Spring Quarter 2021: Monday, April 5 – Friday, June 18
Mid-Quarter Break: May 10 – 14 (NO CAA Classes)

Summer Quarter 2021: Monday, July 5 – Friday, Sept 17
Mid-Quarter Break: Aug 9 – 13 (NO CAA Classes)

Fall Quarter 2021: Monday, Oct 4 – Tuesday, Dec. 21
Mid-Quarter/Thanksgiving Break: Thurs., Nov. 18 – Friday, Nov. 26 (NO CAA Classes)

Visit the West Valley Campus & take a photo in front of your new school. To date, we’ve had two wonderful students visit West Valley College and take a photo in front of their new school. Here’s the map of CAA’s new home in the heart of the beautiful sprawling campus and we’ll add it to our growing list of CAA West Valley College Campus photos!

Here are the CAA Policy documents that have been updated during this time of COVID distance learning.

If you are doing online shopping these Shelter in Place days on Amazon, College of Adaptive Arts is on Amazon Smiles. If you are going to order anything through Amazon, the College of Adaptive Arts would be deeply obliged if you could consider remembering this equitable collegiate model. Here is the smile link: https://smile.amazon.com/ – College of Adaptive Arts is listed as a 501c3 charity.