In this class, we will embark on an exciting, educational and edible adventure in science! Using food as our guide, we will learn about a wide variety of topics in science including the 5 senses: forces, weather, insects, chemistry, earth science, the human body and more! Through discussion, activities, and discovery your little scientist, will be “full” of information by the end of the year!
Ages 5-6 | $74/mo
Taught By Mariah Scott
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
Suzuki Violin 1 ∞
This class is a continuation of the PreTwinkle Suzuki class. Students in this class have mastered the Twinkle variations and are ready to embark upon Volume 1 of the Suzuki Violin School. Basic note-reading concepts will be introduced and students will continue to grow in their love and mastery of the violin.
Ages 6-9 | $68/mo
Taught By Betsey Karako
Brain Games: Fun Games that will Train Your Mind
Lets stimulate your thinking! With the use of puzzles, crosswords, Scrabble chess, Sudoku, and other outlets that include creative thinking. Students will be intellectually challenged to sharpen certain thinking skills such as processing speed, planning skills, reaction time, and decision making.
Ages 7-9 | $70/mo
Taught By Chinica Young
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 7-9 | $74/mo
Taught By Christine Settembrino
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 create a fun and entertaining piece.
Ages 7-10 | $96/mo
Taught By Jaime Zayas
Acting 1 §
Learn the skills you need to perform your part honestly and with confidence, as you bring the scene from page to stage. This class covers some basic acting skills including creating the physicality of a character, pantomime, vocal variation, projection, diction, stage directions and terms, audition preparation and execution, comic timing and improvisation. We will put these skills into practice using monologues, scene work and drama games. This class is also great for building personal confidence, developing physical coordination and furthering cooperative skills of working with and trusting others.
This class is encouraged to audition for our Full Drama production and will perform in Fall Showcase and Actor's Spotlight.
Ages 10-13 | $74/mo
Taught By Vanessa Waggoner-Zayas
Contemporary Modern 1 +
This class serves as an introduction to some common styles and basic principles of contemporary dance. Students will build awareness of correct physical alignment and will gain strength and coordination through movement. Exercises that encourage creativity and self-expression will also be given. This class is a perfect companion to Ballet 1 and 2 or can be taken alone, by students ages 10-13 who have little or no dance experience
Ages 10-13 | $74/mo
Taught By Ellen Vierse
Music Theory Taster
Let's dive into music! Students will learn the building blocks and mechanics behind what makes a piece of music sing. Skills learned in this class will be able to be transferred to any other arts discipline, giving students a working knowledge for their future learning.
Ages 10-13 | $73/mo
Taught By Cindy Graeler
JA BizTown is a mini-city housing 14 business storefronts located in Chesterfield, MO. Classroom lessons prepare students to take on the challenge of running a small business and managing their personal and business finances at BizTown. Classroom preparation also encompasses career exploration, applying for a job, and job interviews. After completion of the classroom curriculum, students visit JA BizTown to take on the task of running a JA BizTown business for the day.
Ages 10-13 | $74/mo
Taught By Laura Roberts
+ 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