Designed for young students to explore famous artists and the elements of art using a variety of materials including paint, oil pastel, clay, and much more! While learning about value, shape, color, line, form, and texture, students will be able to begin exploring their own creativity and make lots of fun and interactive projects each week!
Ages 5-6 | $76/mo
Taught By Angela Lamb
Pre-Ballet & Tap +
This class focuses on building natural coordination (the foundation of classical ballet) using hopping, skipping, jumping, and galloping. Creativity remains a large part of this class so as to encourage artistry. Ballet class etiquette is clearly defined and implemented. In tap, the focus is making certain sounds with the taps and attempting to dance in time with the music.
Ages 5-6 | $74/mo
Taught By Alle Head
Beginning Ballet +
In this class the dancers will be introduced to a more structured classical ballet class consisting of barre and centre work. Refining natural movement is continued, ballet terminology is integrated, and proper ballet placement takes focus. Attention continues to be given to creativity and imagination. Musicality becomes more important in this level. This class pairs wonderfully with Tap & Jazz!
Ages 7-8 | $74/mo
Taught By Amber Studebaker
Music Explorers ∞
Explore the world of music with us! Using percussion instruments, recorders, and their own voices, children will develop age-appropriate, foundational musical and listening skills. They will begin to see the structure of songs by learning how to read music, playing pitched percussion and wind instruments, and singing and making music together. They will also get a glimpse of how people around the world have developed their unique expressions through music.
Ages 7-9 | $72/mo
Taught By Deborah Thuet
WeDo Lego Robotics
This class gives younger students an introduction to the basics of the Lego drag & drop programming using the WeDo Lego Robotics platform. Students will build models and program them to meet specific challenges. They will also learn to incorporate the use of sensors to trigger movement. Each task starts by building the Lego structure and then hooking it up to the computer. Students are then challenged to create a program that will help their Lego figure accomplish the given task. Although there is some building in this class, the main focus is on the programming.
Ages 7-9 | $82/mo
Taught By Jaime Zayas
LUNCH IS FROM 11:30-12.
STUDENTS BRING A REGULAR SACK LUNCH & EAT IN CLASSROOMS WITH FRIENDS FROM THEIR CLASSES.
+ 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
Ballet 1 +
This class continues moving the students towards the classical structure of ballet class. The students spend time deepening coordination skills, practicing weight placement, understanding proper alignment, and learning new vocabulary and steps. There is also an emphasis on creativity and learning to use dance as a form of expression beyond telling simple stories. Students may spend up to 2 years in this level. Upon completion of Ballet 1, a student is fully equipped to take on the discipline and rigorous structure of Ballet 2. This class pairs wonderfully with a Contemporary class!
Ages 8-11 | $74/mo
Taught By Christine Settembrino
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
Musical Theatre Ensemble
This class builds off of previous experience for fun, fast-paced, foundational training in singing, acting, and dancing! Using new and traditional musical theatre material, students will enhance their performance techniques by developing their stage presence, movement, and vocal projection.
*This class will be featured in one of our Spring Musicals!
**Teacher approval is required for enrollment in this class
Ages 8-11 | $80/mo
Taught By April McCandless
Intro to Musical Theatre § +
An introduction to the world of musical theatre for the young performer in your family! Your young actor 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 10-13 | $74/mo
Taught By Katie Orr
Ukulele Class ∞
The unique sound of the ukulele captures the interest of anyone who hears it played. The ukulele is a simple instrument to learn, making it popular for students of all ages. Not only will your child find this class interesting and enjoyable, they will also gain the benefit of becoming a more well-rounded performer and musician. - Check website for recommendations on ukuleles, $40+
Ages 10-13 | $71/mo
Taught By Rob Miller