classes for ages 5-9

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Check out our classes for ages 5-9! Your child can experience a variety of multi-arts activities and explore their creativity through art, dance and music.

CLASS FULL?
Many of our classes are popular and fill up fast. If you're interested in a class that is full, please email office@artstogether.org about joining a wait list, and we will alert you if openings become available during the semester. 

SCHOLARSHIPS
Questions about scholarships? Visit our scholarships page!


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ART SMART (AGES 5-7)

Monday | 4:30-5:30 PM

Instructor: Renee Boyette

This class introduces budding artists to the foundations of visual art, while inspiring them to find their own personal style. Terms such as shape, concept, color and line will come to life as students work on projects in paint, clay, pencil, marker, fabric, pastels and printmaking. Come play, create and learn to see the world in so many new ways!

  • Class meets for a total of 32 sessions from September 10 - May 13
  • No classes: December 24 & 31, January 21, April 15
  • Tuition: $570 (payable upfront or in monthly installments)
     

BEGINNING MODERN TECHNIQUE (AGES 8-10)

Monday | 4:30-5:30 PM

Instructor: Karen Warr

Continuing with the elements taught in Creative Modern, students work to build strength, flexibility and skill as they learn how to move their bodies in the safest, most efficient manner. To cultivate their understanding of the creative, expressive nature of dance alongside their technical skills, students will use improvisation to develop their own personal styles. Students must have one year prior dance training or permission from the instructor to enroll. Tuition includes costume for end-of-year Dance Fest performance.

  • Class meets for a total of 32 sessions from September 10 - May 13
  • No classes: December 24 & 31, January 21, April 15
  • Tuition: $620 (payable upfront or in monthly installments) 

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MIX IT UP (AGES 7-9)

Tuesday | 4:30-5:30 PM

Instructor: Renee Boyette

This intriguing, multi-faceted course emphasizes self-expression and exploration! Students will dive into a different medium every few weeks to build skills in watercolor, acrylic, clay work, printmaking, pastels, fabric art and sculpture.

  • Class meets for a total of 32 sessions from September 4 - May 14
  • No classes: November 20, December 25, January 1, February 26, April 16
  • Tuition: $570 (payable upfront or in monthly installments)
     

CREATIVE DANCE & HIP HOP (AGES 5-7)

Tuesday | 4:30-5:15 PM

Instructor: Ann Huntley

In this energizing class, students will learn hip hop dance fundamentals including modern technique, improvisation and composition while developing strength, body awareness and coordination. Tuition includes costume for end-of-year Dance Fest performance.

  • Class meets for a total of 32 sessions from September 4 - May 14
  • No classes: November 20, December 25, January 1, February 26, April 16
  • Tuition: $620 (payable upfront or in monthly installments)
     

HIP HOP KIDS (AGES 7-9)

Tuesday | 4:30-5:30 PM

Instructor: Kayla Grinnell

Leave the stress of school behind, and bring your friends to this funky, fresh dance class! Students will learn dance technique and the stylized movements and rhythms of hip hop, while building strength, coordination and flexibility in this beginning to intermediate course. Tuition includes costume for end-of-year Dance Fest performance.

  • Class meets for a total of 32 sessions from September 4 - May 14
  • No classes: November 20, December 25, January 1, February 26, April 16
  • Tuition: $620 (payable upfront or in monthly installments)


BREAKDANCING 101 WORKSHOPS (AGES 8-18)

Tuesday | 6:30-7:30 PM

Instructor: Raleigh Rockers Crew

The Raleigh Rockers B-Boy Crew was originally founded in 2006 as a breakdancing club at NC State University. The club hosted open practices to the Raleigh community and became a place for people to learn and grow as dancers. By 2010, they began to "battle," and now the club travels to compete, teach workshops and perform community outreach. In this workshop, students will learn the basics of breakdancing, such as toprock, footwork, freezes, and power moves, as well as its history in hip hop culture. Cool moves to show off anywhere you go!

  • FALL WORKSHOP DATES: September 25 - November 13
  • SPRING WORKSHOP DATES: February 5 - March 26
  • Tuition: $140 for each 8-week workshop (payable upfront or in installments)

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Wednesdays


PRE-BALLET & PRE-JAZZ (AGES 5-7)

Wednesday | 4:30-5:15 PM

Instructor: Megan Mazarick

In this high energy class, students are introduced to both ballet and jazz. Ballet fundamentals will include basic ballet vocabulary and barre and across the floor exercises. During the jazz portion, students will learn coordination and body control through isolation and syncopation while moving to rhythmic age appropriate music. Tuition includes costume for end-of-year Dance Fest performance.

  • Class meets for a total of 31 sessions from September 5 - May 15
  • No classes: October 31, November 21, December 26, January 2, February 27, April 17
  • Tuition: $620 (payable upfront or in monthly installments)
     

BEGINNING BALLET & BEGINNING MODERN (AGES 7-9)

Wednesday | 4:30-5:30 PM

Instructor: Mindy Demchak

Students will study basic ballet vocabulary and traditional ballet positions. They will begin to learn proper alignment and how to strengthen their body control while dancing at the ballet barre and across the floor. Improvisation and composition will also be used to encourage students' personal creativity and expression. Tuition includes costume for end-of-year Dance Fest performance.

  • Class meets for a total of 31 sessions from September 5 - May 15
  • No classes: October 31, November 21, December 26, January 2, February 27, April 17
  • Tuition: $620 (payable upfront or in monthly installments)

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PRE-BALLET & CREATIVE DANCE (AGES 5-7)

Thursday | 4:30-5:15 PM

Instructor: Kathryn Auman

A fun introduction to ballet and creative dance for younger dancers, this course is designed to help children move beautifully and comfortably by developing strength, skill and body awareness in a creative setting. Classes will include basic dance vocabulary, ballet barre exercises and exploration of dance fundamentals such as shapes, qualities, pathways and focus. To facilitate learning for this age, the instructor may also use books, poems, music and artwork. Tuition includes costume for end-of-year Dance Fest performance.

  • Class meets for a total of 32 sessions from September 6 - May 16
  • No classes: November 22, December 20 & 27, February 28, April 18
  • Tuition: $620 (payable upfront or in monthly installments) 

Saturdays


CREATIVE DANCE & HIP HOP (AGES 5-7)

Saturday | 9:30-10:15 AM

Instructor: Nikki Turner

In this energizing class, students will learn hip hop dance fundamentals including modern technique, improvisation and composition while developing strength, body awareness and coordination. Tuition includes costume for end-of-year Dance Fest performance.

  • Class meets for a total of 32 sessions from September 8 - May 18
  • No classes: November 17 & 24, December 22 & 29, April 20
  • Tuition: $620 (payable upfront or in monthly installments)
     

HIP HOP KIDS (AGES 7-9)

Saturday | 10:15-11:15 AM

Instructor: Carter Crew

Leave the stress of school behind, and bring your friends to this funky, fresh dance class! Students will learn dance technique through the stylized movements and rhythms of hip hop while building strength, coordination and flexibility in this beginning to intermediate course. Tuition includes costume for end-of-year Dance Fest performance.

  • Class meets for a total of 32 sessions from September 8 - May 18
  • No classes: November 17 & 24, December 22 & 29, April 20
  • Tuition: $620 (payable upfront or in monthly installments)