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Magic School Bus Science

We’ve put together a BUSFUL of fun science activities and experiments, all about your favorite topics from The Magic School Bus. Your child will explore and learn along side Arnold, Ralphie, Liz and The Friz. Students will read the books, watch some of the videos and create their own adventures as they experiment with the same topics in the stories.  This is a perfect class for your young child who is full of imagination, wonder and creativity.

Ages 5-6 | $80/mo

Taught By DS Staff

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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 | $80/mo

Taught By Alle Head

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.

By Invitation | $75/mo

Taught By Betsey Karako

Beginning Ballet +

Beginning Ballet introduces students to a more structured classical ballet class consisting of barre and center work. Refining natural movement is emphasized, ballet terminology is integrated, and proper ballet placement takes focus. Attention is given to creativity, imagination, and musicality. This class pairs wonderfully with Beginning Tap & Jazz!

Ages 7-9 | $80/mo

Taught By Amber Studebaker

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 | $80/mo

Taught By Angela Lamb

Circus 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 create a fun and entertaining piece.

Ages 7-10 | $105/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

Ukulele Class 

Students will work on ensemble pieces, solo work, and technical fundamentals. All levels of experience are encouraged, as our capable instructor layers instruction to fit each student's ability. Whether you are a brand new beginner or an experienced player, all are welcome!

Ages 10-13 | $75/mo

Taught By Rob Miller

Ballet 1 +                 

Ballet 1 students progress towards the classical structure of ballet class. While focusing on deepening coordination skills, practicing weight placement, understanding proper alignment, and learning new vocabulary and steps, Ballet 1 emphasizes creativity and understanding dance as a form of expression. Students spend at least 2 years at this level. Upon completion of Ballet 1, a student is fully equipped to take on the discipline and rigorous structure of the Classical Ballet Program. This class pairs wonderfully with another dance class, such as Contemporary/Modern, Jazz, or Tap.

*We recommend that students take two Ballet 1 classes and one additional dance class.

Ages 10-13 | $80/mo

Taught By Christine Settembrino

Intro to Tech Theatre

This Intro to Technical Theatre will give training in the classroom as well as in the DaySpring workshop! Students will get a taste of backstage roles, design elements, tools in the shop and paint space, and skills to help make a production happen!

Ages 10-13 | $80/mo

Taught By Katie Orr

Brain Games: Fun Games that will Train Your Mind

Let's 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 8-11 | $75/mo

Taught By Laura Roberts 

KEY:

+ 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

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