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Prices shown are monthly prices with yearly prices in parenthesis.
Happy Readers

This class is great for emerging readers.  It will introduce kids to awesome children’s literature to get them excited about books and reading and help them develop the skills to discuss stories with others.  We will choose classic children’s literature that you will be able to access through your local library, if you want to have the book at home during the week as well.  In class, we will read part or all of the books depending on their length. Then we will spend the rest of the class responding to the story through activities like crafts, role-playing, games, and making our own picture books. - This program does not teach kids to read.

Ages 5-6 | $70/mo ($630/yr)

Taught By Laura Roberts

Suzuki Violini 1

Join the movement of teaching violin that has proven successful for many years for young students and their parents. Students learn fundamentals of posture, instrument care, relaxed movement, and tone production. At the conclusion of the introductory level, students should be able to move from rest position to playing position with their instruments and play Twinkle Variation A. Parental involvement is essential at this beginning stage, and parents should be able to commit to daily practice with their child. -Required materials are Suzuki Book 1 CD and a rental instrument, and enrollment in private lessons is strongly recommended.

Ages 5-6 | $68/mo ($610/yr)

Taught By Betsey Karako

Art Explorers

These project-based lessons are designed to teach students about the principles of art.  They will participate in a variety of projects using different media like ceramics, sculpture, drawing, and painting.  Students will begin basic understanding of the elements and principles of art seen in both their own art and others’ including many famous artists in history. This is a very fun and active class for eager kids!

Ages 7-9 | ~$76/mo ($680/yr)

Taught By Ellen O'Shea

Mad Scientists Club

Science really is fun! It is all around us...and even in us! Using hands on experiments, activities and projects we will explore the world around us! We will investigate many different topics in science including physics, earth science, chemistry, weather, animal science, plant science, the human body and much more! Topics will be covered in interactive classes that incorporate hands on activities in a way sure to engage and excite!

Ages 7-9 | ~$70/mo ($630/yr)

Taught By Mariah Scott

Cirus A * ∞

Offered by Kinetic Tapestry Physical Theatre company here in the very same building, this class is an introduction and development of everything circus. This is a physically active class where students are introduced to juggling, balancing, tumbling, and clowning. It will challenge them to not only develop individual body control, be creative and expressive, but also how to work together with a group to a create fun and entertaining piece.   

Ages 10-13 | ~$96/mo ($860/yr)

Taught By Jaime Zayas

Beginning Tap & Jazz  ∞ +

This upbeat class pairs wonderfully with Beginning Ballet or Musical Theatre 1/Intro, but can also be taken as a stand-alone class. The tap portion of this class will focus on steps that use the different parts of the tap shoe to make specific sounds while building correct technique. Basic tap vocabulary will be introduced. In the jazz portion of this class, students will learn correct basic alignment, posture, and vocabulary they will use as they begin to learn specific jazz styles in Jazz 1 and up.

Ages 10-13, or by placement | ~$74/mo ($665/yr)

Taught By Christine Settembrino

KEY:

+ Perform in Finale in June

§ Performs in Fall Showcase and Spring Black Box Show

* Performs in Fall Showcase and Finale in June.

∞ Includes a parent observation day

# Students are eligible to audition for the full-length Drama 

   show performing in December

OFFICE HOURS

 

Monday - Thursday: 9am-8pm

Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: 9am - 2pm

The best way to contact us is through email, if you do not know who to send your email to please use info@dayspringarts.org.

DAYSPRING ARTS & EDUCATION

2500 Metro Blvd.

Maryland Heights, MO 63043

314-291-8878

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