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Class Schedule


Saturday, May 24, 2014
7:00 a.m. Morning Yoga (Instructor: Zafira bint Katz) Location: By the Lake
10:00 a.m.Beginners' Class for Designing and Executing Scroll Illuminations Using Modern Methods (Instructor: Viscount Bryetor Aison of Devon)Location: Lyceum Classroom #2
11:00 a.m. 10th Century Dublin Cap (Instructor: Mistress Signy Ottarsdottir, OL) Location: Feast Hall
12:00 p.m.SCA Newcomer's Class (Instructor: Baroness Jana Hauersham)Location: Verron Hall
1:00 p.m. Dance for Absolute Beginners (Instructor: Duchess Eridani Aureas) Location: Fletcher Pavilion
  Maille Miscellany - Tools and Tricks of the Trade (Instructor: Lord Brendan Ackbourne) Location: Feast Hall
2:00 p.m. Easy English Dances (Instructor: Duchess Eridani Aureas) Location: Fletcher Pavilion
  What Are They Doing With Their Hands? (Instructor: Baroness Marie le Mains) Location: Feast Hall
 Creating a Persona (Instructors: Honorable Lady Melissent Jaquelinne la Chanteresse, Neb Amenhotep Ne Waset)Location: Feast Hall
3:00 p.m. Fun Italian Dances  (Instructor: Duchess Eridani Aureas) Location: Fletcher Pavilion
  To Cite or Not to Cite? (Instructor: Honorable Lady Brygyt d'Arcy) Location: Feast Hall
 Living a Persona (Instructor: Honorable Lady Melissent Jaquelinne la Chanteresse)Location: Feast Hall
  How to Cut a Quill (Instructor: Mistress Mayken Van Der Alst, OL) Location: Lyceum Classroom #2
   
Sunday, May 25, 2014
 9:00 a.m. Morning Yoga (Instructor: Zafira bint Katz) Location: By the Lake
10:00 a.m. Cut and Thrust (Instructor: Maistir Aedan O'Diomasaigh) Location: Shade Trees
  Voice for Storytellers and Bards (Honorable Lady Deirdre Ui Mhaille) Location: Fletcher Pavilion
 Beginner Embroidery (Instructor:Lady Perrine du Coeur Joyeux / Materials Fee: $3) Location: Feast Hall
 Beginner's Guide to Illumination (Instructor: Neb Amenhotep Ne Waset)Location: Lyceum Classroom #2
11:00 a.m. 13th Century Trapezoidal Pouches (Baroness Alexis MacAlister of Beverlay OL, OP / Materials Fee: $3)  Location: Feast Hall
  Beginning Calligraphy - A Starter's Guide (Instructor: Lady Artemisia Di Pennelli) Location: Lyceum Classroom #2
12:00 p.m. Variations on Hays in English Country Dance (Instructors: Nicolle, Natasha, and Mala of Sangre) Location: Fletcher Pavilion
1:00 p.m. Hospitaller Warranting Class (Instructor: Baroness Jehanette de Lille) Location: Verron Hall
  Jealousy - Stealing Partners in Dance (Instructors: Nicolle, Natasha, and Mala of Sangre) Location: Fletcher Pavilion
2:00 p.m. Illumination - Basic Vine Work (Instructor: Lady Marianna la'Vencentia) Location: Lyceum Classroom #2
 History of The Irish Bards and Eisteddfod (Instructor: Honorable Lady Melissent Jaquelinne la Chanteresse)Location: Verron Hall
3:30 p.m. Rapier Marshals' Class (Instructors: Don Chlothar Bructerus, Dona Miriam d'Hawke) Location: Shade Trees
   




The following is a tentative list of classes that will be taught at TMT 2014. The length of all classes are assumed to be one hour long unless otherwise noted.

Art-Sci Classes


To Cite, or Not to Cite?
Instructor: Honorable Lady Brygyt d'Arcy
Description: So you have all your information for your Art/Sci entry. Now what do you do with it? Citing resources is an important detail that shouldn't be left for last. The class will cover how to make notes as you're researching to allow your Bibliography to be quick and easy to compile.


Bardic Classes


History of The Irish Bards and Eisteddfod
InstructorHonorable Lady Melissent Jaquelinne la Chanteresse
Description: Exploration of the Irish bards and the fate of the performing arts which is Eisteddfod, beginning with the Druids and continuing up to present day performers and celebrations.

Voice for Storytellers and Bards
Instructor: Honorable LadyDeirdre Ui Mhaille
Description: A class on the use of voice for emotion, emphasis, and impact.... Not just for singers.


Chain Mail Classes

Maille Miscellany: Tools and Tricks of the Trade
Instructor: Lord Brendan Ackbourne
Description: People can bring whatever project they may be working on or are interested in working on. There is no fee for this class. It will run as an open forum with full participation (not lecture style). If students are interested in knitting techniques, it is suggested that they bring a small can of open rings and a small can of butted rings.
Class Length: 2-3 Hours


Dance Classes

Dance for the Absolute Beginners
Instructor: Duchess Eridani Aureas
Description: What are partners? How do I get one? Do I need to keep them? Oh, and dancing, how do you do that?
Easy English Dances
Instructor: Duchess Eridani Aureas
Description: A dance class where students will be instructed in English Country dancing. From the sexy to the Aerobic - Heart's Ease, Rufty Tufty, and Black Nag.
Fun Italian Dances
Instructor: Duchess Eridani Aureas
Description: A dance class where students will be instructed in Italian dances. From the aerobic to the sexy - Petit Vriens, Anello, Amoroso. All these dances will be done at the Ball tonight.  Learn now.  Look cool.
Jealousy - Stealing Partners in Dance
Instructors: Nicolle, Natasha, and Mala of Sangre
Description: Dances in which it is fun to either steal or act jealous over other dancers' partners. We will dance Gelosia, New Bo Peep, and Jenny Plucks Pears.

Variations on Hays in English Country Dance
Instructors: Nicolle, Natasha, and Mala of Sangre
Description: English country dances with fun variations on hays, starting with a quick demonstration of what a hay is. We will dance Grimstock, Picking Up Sticks, and depending on time,  either Greenwood or Chestnuts. 

Heraldry Classes

What Are They Doing With Their Hands?
Instructor: Baroness Marie le Mains
Description: A beginner's guide to silent heraldry.

Martial Arts Classes

Cut and Thrust
Instructor: Maistir Aedan O'Diomasaigh
Description: For all that are interested in Cut and Thrust (C&T) or that would like to authorize in C&T.

Rapier Marshals' Class
InstructorsDon Chlothar Bructerus, Dona Miriam d'Hawke
Description: A rapier marshaling class.
Class Length: 1.5 Hours

Persona Development Classes


Creating a Persona
InstructorsHonorable Lady Melissent Jaquelinne la Chanteresse, Neb Amenhotep Ne Waset
Description: This class focuses on delving in-depth into the SCA persona, creating rich history, mannerisms, hobbies, etc. Handout: Questions to answer when developing the persona and sheet containing phrases which can be utilized to sound more “period” (from the early 16th century). (Link: Persona Worksheet)


Scribal Classes


A Beginner's Guide to Illumination
Instructor: Neb Amenhotep Ne Waset
Description: An introductory class for those who are interested in learning how to create your first illuminated scrolls.

Basic Vine Work
Instructor: Lady Marianna la'Vencentia
Description: A class on a basic vine work approach in scribal illumination. Students will need to bring their ink pens, at least two gouache colors, and a piece of bristol paper.

Beginners' Class for Designing and Executing Scroll Illuminations Using Modern Methods
Instructor: Viscount Bryetor Aison of Devon
Description: For those of us that cannot draw a wavy line. This class will show that you don't need to be a Rembrandt to design and execute wonderful scrolls.

Beginning Calligraphy - A Starter's Guide
Instructor: Lady Artemisia Di Pennelli
Description: A basic introductory to the art of calligraphy.

How to Cut a Quill
Instructor: Mistress Mayken Van Der Alst, OL
Description: Learn how to cut a quill for use in the scribal arts. Class size is limited to 10 students.

Textile Classes

10th Century Dublin Cap
Instructor: Mistress Signy Ottarsdottir, OL
Description: This is a hands on class to explore the variations of the 10th century headwear. Materials are provided and students will begin the process of making their own cap using appropriate stitches and fabrics, and can leave with the materials to finish on their own. Class is limited to 10 students.

13th C Trapezoidal Pouches
Instructor: Baroness Alexis MacAlister of Beverlay OL, OP
Description: Maciejowski Bible Trapezoidal Pouch. Participants will make an authentic pouch as seen in the Maciejowski (or Morgan) bible. Must know how to sew with needle and thread. Class limit is 15 students.
Materials Fee: $3
Class Length: 2 Hours

Beginner Embroidery
Instructor: Lady Perrine du Coeur Joyeux
Description: A hands-on class that covers basic stitching techniques that were used in period.
Materials Fee: $3
Class Length: 2 Hours

Yoga Classes


Morning Yoga
Instructor: Zafira bint Katz
Description: Join us by the lake for a refreshing yoga session to get your body and mind ready for the day. We will cycle through some gentle postures and stretches while focusing on our breathing. This is beginning level yoga and all are welcome. Bring a mat or large towel to work on.
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Sherman Moody,
May 19, 2014, 7:53 PM
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