Creative Movement +
This 45 minute class is an introduction to movement and dance with an emphasis on spatial awareness, basic coordination skills, and musicality, using ballet movement and creative stories. The dancers are encouraged to use their imagination throughout the entire class, and will learn how to manage themselves within the structure of the class.
Ages 3-5 | $67/mo | 9:15-10:00
Taught By Amber Studebaker
Creative Arts Preschool
This class begins with Creative Movement (see above) and will transition into the full preschool by 10am. Our preschool provides opportunities to explore music and movement, art, and developmentally appropriate academic activities while developing a love of learning through rich hands-on experiences in a child-centered environment.
Ages 3-5 | $255/mo ($2,295/yr) | 8:45-2:45pm
Taught By Stephanie Graeler & Laura Gill
Music Discoverers ∞
Now is the prime time for young children to connect with music through their voice and body. Students will learn age-appropriate classical, folk, and world music with Orff instruments, including xylophone and unpitched percussion instruments. Circle/activity-based songs engage even reluctant singers to participate and learn pitch-matching skills for better singing! Rhythmic and melodic reading skills will be introduced to lay a foundation of musical knowledge and skill for a well-developed progression in music learning.
Ages 5-6 | $71/mo
Taught By Deborah Thuet
Performing Arts Taster §
This class is the perfect blend of musical theatre, circus, and acting skills for our young students. They will be given the opportunity to explore several aspects of our performing arts program with fast-paced games, skits, music basics, and dance instruction. This is a great starting point for budding performers to have an introduction to the arts, which will set them up to successfully participate in classes as they get older. This class is designed to help students grow in confidence, communication, and cooperation all while having a lot of fun performing!
Ages 5-7 | $74/mo
Taught By Alle Head
Intro to Musical Theatre § +
An introduction to the world of musical theatre for the performer in your family! Your student will receive high-quality training in voice, dance, and drama for musical theatre, learning techniques such as vocal projection, stage presence, and character development. This skill-building class will culminate in a performance at the end of the year, comprised of songs and scenes from musicals for friends and family to enjoy!
Ages 7-9 | $74/mo
Taught By Katie Orr
PreTwinkle Suzuki Violin 2.0 ∞
This class is based upon the principles of the Suzuki Method: any child, regardless of age or inherent ability can learn to play the violin well. We will use songs, games and fun activities to gain a basic foundation of skills that will set each child up for future musical learning and enjoyment. A rental instrument is required.
Ages 7-11 | $68/mo
Taught By Betsey Karako
Learn the tools and skills it takes to bring your creative vision to life! This class will offer an in-depth overview of common woodworking/craft tools and how to use them in ways to create unique pieces. Students will learn about the Design Process and how to create projects from nothing, starting with a sketch/drawing, or draft, of what they're imagining. This class provides students with the opportunity to create projects that they wouldn't otherwise have the chance to do so.
Ages 8-13 | $74/mo
Taught By Quentin Cockerham
These project-based lessons are designed to teach students about the principles of art, by participating 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 in this fun and active class.
Ages 7-9 | $76/mo
Taught By Angela Lamb
+ Performs in Finale in June
§ Performs in Fall Showcase and Spring Black Box Show
*Performs in Fall Showcase and Finale in June.
∞ Opportunity to perform in monthly recitals
Engineering & Robotics
Put your creative thinking skills to work with the fun of programming and the innovation of creating new machines. Students will be challenged to create things that will solve real life problems and tasks. They will be using the Mindstorm Robotics platform along with many other tools and resources to give them greater exposure to how real engineers work. This class is appropriate for both new and returning students, as it will include new challenges from last year. All of the materials for the class will be provided and kept by DaySpring.
Ages 10-13 | $82/mo
Taught By Jaime Zayas