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PORTLAND — The glamour can be yours. Get into acting for commercials — a very lucrative and growing field in Portland– in Breaking into Commercials, a four-week class at Mittleman Jewish Community Center on Thursday evenings beginning June 26.

Learn what is expected in an audition, how to work with cue cards, commercial copy, cold readings and improvisation. The class will include on-camera sessions. Led by a seasoned actor, July Ronnie.

Tuition is $30 plus a $3 lab fee. Class meets from 6 to 9 p.m. at Mittleman Jewish Community Center, 6651 S.W. Capitol Highway. Dial Portland Community College at 731-6622 for more information.

Your Muse on Line Two

PORTLAND — Any artist will tell you, inspiration cannot always be found. However, you can explore some of Portland’s more inspiring spots with pencil and charcoal in Drawing on Location, a six-week class at Mittleman Jewish Community Center on Monday mornings starting June 16.

A wonderful way to experience the beautiful Oregon outdoors, this class is great for beginners and all levels, and covers drawing and perception techniques in outdoor settings. Drawing locations include: Tryon Creek Park, Pittock Mansion, Washington Park, the Rhododendron Garden and more. Bring a drawing board to class. Led by Jonathan Leon.

The class meets from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Mittleman Jewish Community Center, 6651 Southwest Capitol Highway, plus various outdoor locations around Portland. Tuition is $37.50 plus a $3 lab fee. For more information, just dial Portland Community College at 731-6622.


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