With our fall/spring classes for ages 5-9, your child can explore their creativity through art or dance in a supportive, nurturing, inclusive community!

SCHOLARSHIPS
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mondayS


ART SMART
(AGES 5-7)

Monday | 4:30-5:30 PM

Instructor: Renée 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 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 31 sessions from September 9 – May 11

  • No classes: December 23 & 30, January 20, March 9, April 6

  • Tuition: $570 (payable upfront or in monthly installments)


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

Monday | 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 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 DanceFest performance.

  • Class meets for a total of 31 sessions from September 9 – May 11

  • No classes: December 23 & 30, January 20, March 9, April 6

  • Tuition: $620 (payable upfront or in monthly installments)


BEGINNING MODERN TECHNIQUE (AGES 8-10)

Monday | 4:30-5:30 PM

Instructor: Karen Warr

Students 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, they also use improvisation to develop their own personal styles. Tuition includes costume for end-of-year DanceFest performance.

  • Class meets for a total of 31 sessions from September 9 – May 11

  • No classes: December 23 & 30, January 20, March 9, April 6

  • Tuition: $620 (payable upfront or in monthly installments)


tuesdayS


MIX IT UP
(AGES 7-9)

Tuesday | 4:30-5:30 PM

Instructor: Renée Boyette

Students dive into a different medium every few weeks to build skills in watercolor, acrylic paint, clay work, printmaking, pastels, fabric art and sculpture. Self-expression is emphasized, and creative exploration is encouraged!

  • Class meets for a total of 31 sessions from September 3 – May 12

  • No classes: November 26, December 24 & 31, March 10 & 24, April 7

  • 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 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 DanceFest performance.

  • Class meets for a total of 31 sessions from September 3 – May 12

  • No classes: November 26, December 24 & 31, March 10 & 24, April 7

  • 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 get ready to move and groove in this funky, fresh dance class! Students learn dance technique and the stylized movements and rhythms of hip hop while building strength, coordination and flexibility. Tuition includes costume for end-of-year DanceFest performance.

  • Class meets for a total of 31 sessions from September 3 – May 12

  • No classes: November 26, December 24 & 31, March 10 & 24, April 7

  • Tuition: $620 (payable upfront or in monthly installments)


Wednesdays


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

Wednesday | 4:30-5:15 PM

Instructor: Laura Jean Montgomery

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

  • Class meets for a total of 31 sessions from September 4 – May 13

  • No classes: November 27, December 25, January 1 & 15, March 11, April 8

  • Tuition: $620 (payable upfront or in monthly installments)


thursdays


BEGINNING BALLET & BEGINNING MODERN
(AGES 7-9)

Thursday | 4:30-5:30 PM

Instructor: Laura Jean Montgomery

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

  • Class meets for a total of 31 sessions from September 5 – May 14

  • No classes: October 31, November 28, December 26, January 2, March 12, April 9

  • Tuition: $620 (payable upfront or in monthly installments)


Saturdays


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

Saturday | 10:30-11:15 AM

Instructor: Maegan Eichinger

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 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 DanceFest performance.

  • Class meets for a total of 31 sessions from September 7 – May 16

  • No classes: November 23 & 30, December 21 & 28, January 4, April 11

  • Tuition: $620 (payable upfront or in monthly installments)


HIP HOP KIDS (AGES 7-9)

Saturday | 9:30-10:30 AM

Instructor: Kate Fooshee

Get ready to move and groove in this funky, fresh dance class! Students 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 DanceFest performance.

  • Class meets for a total of 31 sessions from September 7 – May 16

  • No classes: November 23 & 30, December 21 & 28, January 4, April 11

  • Tuition: $620 (payable upfront or in monthly installments)