Plus 50 Lifelong Learning

Wake Tech's Plus 50 program offers courses such as yoga, dance, Spanish, and scrapbooking. If you take a course at a location other than a Wake Tech campus such as a senior center, then you must register for a course at that specific senior center. 

Classes offered by Wake Tech are listed below.


In addition to courses offered at various Wake Tech campuses and sites, we offer programs at senior centers, community and recreation sites throughout Wake County. 

Partner sites and senior centers

Apex Community Center

919-249-3402 53 Hunter St, Apex, NC 27502
Cary Senior Center 919-469-4061 120 Maury Odell Pl, Cary, NC 27513
Eastern Wake Senior Center 919-365-4248 323 Lake Drive Wendell, NC 27591 
Garner Senior Center 919-779-0122 205 E Garner Rd, Garner, NC 27529
Northern Wake Senior Center 919-554-4111 235 E Holding Ave, Wake Forest, NC 27587

Become an Entrepreneur

You may have dreamed of starting a business or turning hobbies or volunteer work into a money-making operation. Wake Tech's Small Business Center and Entrepreneurship Initiatives programs have resources to help get you started. Talk with an SBC advisor (live and in person!) in a free, confidential session, any time questions arise.

Launch Your Business

Retired to Re-hired!

Going back into the workforce can be daunting: You may wonder about your tech skills or generation gaps in the workplace - or you may be seeing a challenge you haven't identified yet. Wake Tech's Career Transitions Forum is a great place to start. This unique, weekly series of lectures and networking activities brings professionals together to share ideas and experience in a supportive environment. 

Career Transitions Forum

Course Details & Registration Information

Acting Part 1
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Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
222188 Northern Wake Campus 03/10/2020 04/28/2020 D. Durgin $109.00 2/10
227866 Northern Wake Campus 03/11/2020 04/29/2020 D. Durgin $109.00 6/10
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Anyone curious about Acting and the craft of Acting. Have you ever wondered how your favorite Actor can laugh, cry and rage at will?
Have you ever wanted to learn these secrets and apply them yourself? This course is for you.
Have you ever wondered how actors can laugh, cry, and rage at will? Sign up for this course and begin a journey that will change your life! Focus is on moment-to-moment life, impulses, and emotional preparation through a series of steps and exercises that are then applied to scenes.
Course Objectives
  1. learn what it takes to prepare one's voice, mind, and body in order to inhabit a character.
  2. learn improvisational skills.
  3. learn to truly ‘do’ something when acting rather than pretend to do it.
  4. memorize lines
  5. bring their own personal experiences to acting and to channel those experiences into emotions, storytelling, etc.
  6. shed their inhibitions and take chances.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Basic theatre games.
  2. Improvisational exercises.
  3. The selection and performing of a monologue.
  4. Scene study and working with a partner.
  5. Final performance on a stage in front of invited family, friends, and colleagues.
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 100%
  2. Participation
  3. This course requires preparation outside of class and active participation inside. Attendance at all classes is mandatory. Although we will review our work and what was introduced from the
    previous class or classes, the instruction will not go backwards, so attendance is imperative. You must arrive on time for class. It takes discipline to be an actor, so punctuality and preparedness are essential.
  4. Dress – Please come to class in comfortable, practical clothing you can move around freely in. Keep in mind, this class is physical in nature, so wear clothing you won’t mind getting dirty or possibly sweating in.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Anyone curious about Acting and the craft of Acting. Have you ever wondered how your favorite Actor can laugh, cry and rage at will?
Have you ever wanted to learn these secrets and apply them yourself? This course is for you.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Acting for the Non-actor: Building the Basics - CSP-4000JW3
  • Acting Part 1 - CSP-4000IY2
Course Contact Information
Michael Langer