SUMMER OF LEARNING
If all the musicals this week inspire you to burst into song a la La La Land, sign up for musical improv classes with Bart Van Loon at Courtyard Playhouse. The workshop on August 5 will focus on overcoming stage fright and spontaneous singing. 10am-1pm; Dh400 per person.
Perfect those punchlines and rise above knock-knock jokes at the summer stand-up comedy workshop by Dubomedy. The twoweek course of five sessions is open to jesters of all levels. Professional comedians coach them to craft observations and stories into jokes as well as improve stage presence, timing and delivery. It ends with a public performance on July 29. Classes on July 15, 19, 22, 26 and 29; Dh900 per person. Register at LOL@ Dubomedy.com.
Kids can horse around this summer at Al Forsan Sports Resort’s equestrian summer camp. The classes run from Sunday to Thursday teaching horse-riding basics. From 8am-12pm from July 9-August 31; Dh150 per child.
If you want your passion for photography to start paying off, sign up for the business of photography workshop. The session in Abu Dhabi will cover the practical aspects of photography that differentiate amateurs from professionals such as buying vs renting equipment, sales and marketing, legal paperwork and research. From 10am-2pm on July 15; Dh730 per person. Book online at waleedshah.ae.