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*Registration is Currently OPEN for Winter Pt. 2 Youth Programming!*

*Registration is Currently OPEN for Adult Programming Ages 21+*

Instructor: DJ Flo Fader / Tuesday & Wednesday (5-7pm)

DJ 101 with local DJ extraordinaire Flo Fader will take students on a musical journey through the history and art of DJing. Students will learn crucial lessons on how to hook up and operate basic DJ equipment from past and present. Learn and perform turntable maneuvers, DJ routines, important crowd response techniques, and preparation for club gigs. 

**Must have taken DJ 101 at least twice in order to take DJ 201**

Instructor: DJ Flo Fader / Thursday (5-7pm)

DJ 201 is a class that is available for students that have taken DJ 101 at least twice. DJ 201 is structured for students to learn advanced techniques while DJing and also how to perform and read a crowd when performing. The instructor will teach students how to put together different DJ sets outside their comfort zone to best meet a client’s needs. In the class, students will learn the business around DJing professionally and what it means to be a professional DJ. The class will also provide real opportunities to perform in front of crowds.

Mural Arts

Instructors: René Palomares and RJ Harris / Monday & Wednesday (5-7pm)

Mural Arts Class with René and RJ at Warehouse 505 is an exciting opportunity for young artists to learn the art of mural painting from a professional muralist. Through a combination of hands-on instruction and collaborative projects, students will learn the techniques and skills necessary to create large-scale works of public art. They will also have the opportunity to explore different styles and approaches to mural painting, as well as learn about the history and cultural significance of public art. By the end of the class, students will have the skills and confidence to create their own mural and contribute to the vibrant public art scene in Albuquerque.

Photography

Instructor: Sofie Hecht / Tuesday & Wednesday (5-7pm)

Our Photography program at Warehouse 505 offers a dynamic learning experience centered around digital photography and editing using Lightroom. This class delves into various styles of photography while also exploring the technical intricacies of the digital medium. Participants can expect to gain a comprehensive understanding of the art and craft of photography, from capturing captivating images to enhancing them through the power of digital editing.

Mariachi Guitar

Instructor: Richard Pacheco / Monday & Thursday (5:30-7:30pm)

We’re thrilled to introduce our latest program at Warehouse 505 – Mariachi Guitar, led by the incredibly talented Richard Pacheco. With years of experience as a mariachi musician, Richard brings a wealth of expertise to our students. This program invites music enthusiasts of all levels to delve into the captivating world of mariachi, with a specific focus on mastering the guitar. Whether you’re picking up a guitar for the first time or looking to enhance your musical skills, our classes offer a welcoming and engaging environment. Explore the rich cultural heritage and vibrant rhythms of mariachi music, and let Richard guide you on a musical journey that’s sure to be both educational and inspiring. Join us at Warehouse 505 to discover the magic of mariachi through the strings of the guitar under the expert guidance of Richard Pacheco.

Digital Drawing

Instructor: RJ Harris / Tuesday & Thursday (5-7pm)

Digital Drawing with RJ Harris is a beginner-level course that teaches the fundamentals of digital drawing using iPads and the Procreate app. Students will learn various digital drawing techniques, including sketching, inking, and coloring, as well as how to work with layers and other digital tools. RJ provides individualized feedback and guidance throughout the course to help each student develop their skills and artistic voice. By the end of the course, students will have a portfolio of their work and a strong foundation in digital drawing.

Sewing Basics 101 and 201

Instructor: Angelina Skonieczka / Monday & Wednesday (5-6:30pm)

Learn to sew and create fashion pieces for yourself and your community in Sewing 101. Angelina will teach you the basics in order for you to get a start on any project you may have in mind to create. We will provide all the materials and equipment you need for this class. Come and join us!

**Must have taken Sewing Basics 101 in order to take Sewing Basics 201**

Instructor: Angelina Skonieczka / Monday & Wednesday (6:30-8pm)

The Sewing Basics 201 class at Warehouse 505 is designed for students who have some experience with sewing and are looking to enhance their skills. This six-week course will cover advanced techniques such as basic pattern drafting, zipper installation, and buttonholes. Students will also learn about fabrics, including their properties and how to choose the right material for their project. In addition to technical skills, the class will also emphasize creativity and self-expression, encouraging students to explore their own unique style through their projects. By the end of the class, students will have created several finished projects that they can be proud of, and will have a deeper understanding of the art and craft of sewing. The class will be taught by experienced instructors who will provide individualized instruction and guidance to help each student achieve their goals. Whether you want to pursue a career in fashion design or just love to sew as a hobby, this class will help you take your skills to the next level.

Movie Making 101

Instructor: Kaidin Jarjusey / Monday & Thursday (5-7pm)

Unlock your creativity with the Movie Making Class at Warehouse 505! In just five weeks, learn the fundamentals of moviemaking through hands-on activities and lessons. From scriptwriting to editing, explore the technical and creative aspects of filmmaking. No experience needed, all skill levels welcome! Our experienced instructors will provide support and feedback to guide you through the process. By the end, you’ll have the skills to create your own films and showcase your work. Don’t miss this opportunity to discover the exciting world of moviemaking. Sign up for the Movie Making Class at Warehouse 505 today!

Youth Creative Crew (YCC)

The YCC is a collective of 13-20 year old artists, xtreme athletes, and community arts advocates who are the youth governing body of Warehouse 505, providing a youth perspective on programming, events and community outreach.