Classes

Classes

For more information and to register contact Kristi Matsuda.

TODDLERS


Pre-performing Arts Program

Children ages 3-5 years old are introduced to the performing arts through the class My Music, My Story and My Dance. Students will enjoy fun tales from many cultures and create colorful characters and art to bring stories to life. The nurturing, relaxed environment of the class emphasizes participation not performance, helping to build confidence while practicing communication and cooperation skills.  Children also build upon fine and gross motor skills, physical coordination, spatial awareness, and listening and social skills.

 

 

KIDS (Ages 6-12 years old)


Breakdancing 101

Students learn breakdancing steps in a fun and energetic class. Students will learn simple routines and receive individual instruction to gain confidence and master skills.

Class is ongoing.
Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Fee: Free

YOUTH (Ages 13-18 years old)


Breakdancing 101

Students learn breakdancing steps in a fun and energetic class. Students will learn simple routines and receive individual instruction to gain confidence and master skills.

Free break dancing every Thursday.

Free break dancing every Thursday.

 

Class is ongoing.
Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Fee: Free

 

 

 

Ready, Set Girl! (Girls’ writing class)
Girls bring your creativity, zest for life, passion for art and your pens! We’ll be merging writing and body movement in an effort
to enhance self-esteem and create contemporary cross-genre writing that speaks to your generation. To do this, we will study the earlier works of women writers as well as modern-day
writers and musicians. The winter session with culminate with
an artist project created and inspired by YOU.

 

ADULT CLASS OFFERINGS*


Rhythms and Movement of North Africa (Dance)

From Lower Egypt to Upper (encompassing Nubia and Upper Sudan), dance from Northeast Africa is unique, beautiful and timeless. Here is a fun, friendly way to learn some of the rhythms and basic movements making up the traditional dances of the Egyptian, Bedouin and Nubian people.

 

Stanza Stew (Writing)
Did you promise yourself you would get down to writing business in the new year? Has your personal journaling morphed into a memoir or editorial essay? Do you have a body of work to workshop? Ready to learn a new poetry form? Looking to get out of a fiction-writing rut? Have a body of work, or selected works and you are unsure what to do now in your writing life?  We will cover it all and more in this session of Stanza Stew.

 

Theater (Develop Your Voice)
Explore the fundamentals of voice for the stage and for your life.  Share your voice through written and spoken word. Learn how you can create character voices, learn to protect your voice and prepare it for different modes of performance, and discover the possibility of using your voice as your profession.

 

 *depending on demand