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Personal Enrichment

Summer 2022 Community Education Personal Enrichment Courses

View a PDF of the Summer 2022 Course Book.


Getting Paid to Talk: Intro to Voice Overs 

Tuesday, July 19
6:30-9 p.m.
CRN# 61541
CFP 725-51
Fee: $30
This course will be held at Voice Coaches, 26 Vly Road, Colonie, N.Y. 12205. 

From audio books, training material, animation, gaming, and commercials to socially relevant content, television, and more, today’s voice-over field has become a great way to leverage your individual interests, voice qualities, and communication skills in a whole new way. Learn about how the industry really works today, trends in opportunity in the community, and areas of future growth, and hear about the top traits casting professionals look for when hiring voice professionals. Students will also hear samples from working voice-over artists. Because this class is small, students will have the opportunity to record a sample professional voice-over under the direction of our instructor, who can offer feedback and advice. If you’ve ever wondered how to begin in voice-over part-time, full-time, or for supplemental or retirement income, this workshop is a great, upbeat, and realistic first step. Register for Getting Paid to Talk: Intro to Voice Overs.

Medicare 101

Tuesday, July 19
6-8 p.m.
CRN# 61777
CFP 722-51
Fee: $35

Are you currently enrolled in Medicare? Will you be turning 65 over the next year or two? Learn about eligibility, how and when to enroll, when you can make changes, and the insurance options available to you. Review and compare what services are covered/not covered under Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D. Detail the costs associated with medical and drug insurance. Explore and evaluate Original Medicare, Medical Supplement Insurance, Prescription Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans. This course will simplify the choices you need to make, help you make more well-informed decisions and explain what Medicare means for you. Register for Medicare 101.

Modern/Contemporary Dance for Teens and Adults

Wednesdays, July 27 – August 17
7-8 p.m.
CRN# 61595
CFP 742-51
Fee: $50

Weekly class will move from stretching thru a blended style incorporating elements of: classical ballet, classical modern dance (Horton, Lemon, Graham…) with a healthy dose of post-modern dance (generally a mix of theater and dance) and jazz; think earth bound ballet with some leaps and some moves lying on the ground. Please wear stretchy clothing, have long hair pulled up in a pony tail and be prepared to dance in socks or bare foot. Register for Modern/Contemporary Dance for Teens and Adults.