Summer Class | The Heroine’s Journey

Cost
$725 members | $825 non-members
Date
Mon–Fri, Jul 17–28 | 9am–3pm
Year
2023
Location
In-Person: Learning Center
Ages
Grades 5–8

Take the first step on an incredible two-week journey as we look at what it means to be a woman in animation. Students will design their own female lead character while studying narrative structure, fairy tales, writing tropes, and stereotypes in animated films. After developing concept art and character designs, students will then transform their sketches into a 3D maquette.

This summer class is for girls and individuals who self-identify as female.

This class has an emphasis on drawing; students will not be animating in this course.

On-Sale Information

Tickets for Summer Classes will be available as follows:

  • Walt's Circle Donors: Purchase tickets beginning Tuesday, March 28 at noon PST by emailing membership@wdfmuseum.org.
  • Supporter, Founding, and Friend-level members: Purchase tickets beginning Wednesday, March 29 at noon PST by emailing membership@wdfmuseum.org.
  • All member levels: Purchase tickets via the Member Portal beginning Thursday, March 30 at noon PST.
  • Public (non-members): Remaining tickets available online beginning Friday, March 31 at noon PST.

Become a member to receive priority access to purchase tickets. Membership dues and Walt's Circle donations may be paid as monthly installments or as a one-time annual payment. For more information, please email the Membership Department at membership@wdfmuseum.org.

Scholarship Information

To ensure that all students have the opportunity to take classes at The Walt Disney Family Museum, we are pleased to offer scholarships to qualifying families and students of all ages. How to apply:

  • Send an email to studio@wdfmuseum.org with the subject line “Summer Scholarship Information 2023”.
  • Include the student’s name and age, a parent/guardian’s name (if applicable), and the class name and dates.
  • All Summer Class scholarship applications are due no later than Friday, April 21, 2023 at 11:59pm PST.

If you have any additional questions about scholarships, please email the Studio Team at studio@wdfmuseum.org.

Accessibility Information

The Walt Disney Family Museum strives to make its programs accessible to all guests. For specific accessibility information, please contact the Studio team at studio@wdfmuseum.org.

COVID Safety Information

Beginning April 1, 2023, masks are no longer required, but are strongly recommended, while attending programs in the theater and Learning Center. For more information, please visit our Welcome Back page.

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