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NEST Arts Factory

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CLASSES / WORKSHOPS

We are home to various artists who provided workshops and classes in their studios. Please see what we are offering in visual arts, writing, music and filmmaking below!

VISUAL ARTS

OPEN SKETCH / FIGURE DRAWING

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Tuesday, February 6 | 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Tuesday, February 13 | 6:30pm - 9:30pm

This is an open sketch studio workshop moderated by Ellie Mesa. On the 1st and 2nd Tuesday of the month, $15 model fee

Easels, tables and chairs available, please bring drawing and painting materials. The Nest Arts Factory invites artists and students to join their working artists community to draw and paint from life in the rustic community room. This workshop is sponsored by City Lights/Bridgeport Art Trail.

Please RSVP HERE!

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THE STUDIO AT BRIDGEPORT

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Multiple Dates and Times

We are the hub for artists and creatives of all ages, offering accessible, low-cost or free art classes that foster creativity and growth.

We offer two locations in Connecticut, the Dirt Salon in Hartford and the NEST Arts Factory in Bridgeport, that serve as creative spaces with fully equipped art studios. These spaces host a variety of art-related events such as classes, workshops, exhibitions, and open studio hours. They are also the birthplace of RiseUP for Art's public art projects.

For more info: Hello@TheStudioCT.art

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WRITING / FILMMAKING

COMEDY WORKSHOP: Standup, Storytelling & More with Comedy Legend Lisa Lampanelli

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POSTPONED TO 2024

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP

Calling ALL storytellers!! Join us for an unforgettable comedy workshop led by the one and only Comedy Legend, Lisa Lampanelli! This in-person event will be held at The NEST Arts Factory. Get ready to laugh your socks off and join comedy's former Lovable Queen of Mean Lisa Lampanelli (2-time Grammy nominee, and regular on the Howard Stern show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and the Comedy Central roasts) as she shares her invaluable expertise and secrets of the trade.

 

This two-day workshop is open to all; whether you're a seasoned comedian, new to standup, a screenwriter looking to punch up your jokes, or an actor wanting to work on a monologue.

This workshop is perfect for anyone looking to sharpen their comedic skills. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn from the best in the business! Just bring a willingness to learn and a way to take notes and write, and you just might catch comedy fever and learn a few fundamental ways to go deep and open up onstage!

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