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DAT: Acting Lab I
with Andres Mercado
Ready to become a movie star? In this training we will learn the fundamentals of script analysis, character development, and on-camera acting through scene study, monologues, and a variety of exercises.
Additional Information: Open to all members, recommended for new members. Highly recommended for Connect Crew and Events Unit members. This training can be taken more than once.
PPL: Events Unit Meetup
with Yazmin Herrera
Be part of the team that designs, plans, and manages events that tie the NEST to the wider community. Learn how to think critically, solve problems, and see a project through from beginning to end alongside of a supportive team. You can transfer those skills to become a project manager, event coordinator, or a promoter. Past events coordinated by this team include holiday parties, game days, fashion shows, and movie screenings. What will our next event be? It’s up to you!
Partnership: WHS Internship at the NEST
Develop your skills in project management, film, and graphic design by working on projects for the NEST and the wider community. You will be a crucial part of moving our biggest and most important events and creative projects forward. Interested in graphic design? Help build an app for NEST Flight, our annual conference that serves 300 youth. Interested in film? Document events such as NEST Flight, NEST Birthday and Watsonville Film Festival in preparation to make a trailer for the new NEST film. Interested in project management? Design events in preparation to manage a production team to complete the trailer for the production.
Additional Information: The Professional Design Internship welcomes members of all skill levels. All we ask is that you come ready to learn and to work collaboratively. As a team we share responsibilities, pull ideas from multiple perspectives, and complete projects together.
Students have to be enrolled in this elective during 5th period at Watsonville High School. It covers a fine arts elective. Applications are available by contacting Alexis Flores.
PPL CMG: E-Unit
with Yazmin Herrera
Be part of the team that designs, plans, and manages events that tie the NEST to the wider community. Learn how to think critically, solve problems, and see a project from beginning to end alongside a supportive team. These skills are transferable for careers like project manager, event coordinator, or a promoter. Past events coordinated by this team include holiday parties, game days, fashion shows, tech conference, music/art festivals and a Film Festival. What will our next event be? It’s up to you!
PPL: Impactathon II
with Leslie Anne Madarang
Be part of making a difference in your community by doing projects that leverage the power of technology to advance a social cause! You develop the project as you learn how to do it in a welcoming and supportive environment. Impactathons in the past have helped organizations with marketing and graphic design for a dialogue between the community and law enforcement (Youth Violence Prevention Task Force), helped homeless youth get exposed to tools to tell their stories and unleash their creativity (Larkin Youth Services), and came up with a social media campaign to help Digital NEST recruit more youth.
MORE DETAILS ON WHAT THE THEME OF THIS IMPACTATHON WILL BE COMING SOON!