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Children ages 4-5 will remain in a structured Preschool class, where they will receive a survey of different arts - a new one each night.
Children ages 6-12 will participate in 2 of the following classes, out of their top 4 choices.
Courses in Performing Arts
Acting - children will learn the details of blocking, stage movement, speaking for the stage, and performing as a character.
Diabolo - a form of juggling descended from the Chinese yo-yo. It consists of manipulating the diabolo (made up of two cups connected by an axle) on a string that is attached to two sticks. Children will learn how to spin and control the diabolo on the string, as well as a few basic tricks.
Magic - receive a set of magic tricks and instruction not only on how to perform them, but how to sell the mystery in a dramatic way.
Puppetry - bring a hand puppet to life by learning the proper way to hold and move a puppet character. We will learn how to perform behind a stage and how to work a puppet without a stage.
Yo-Yo - get your yo-yo yoing and never stop! Learn the proper way to cast and retrieve a yo-yo, followed by some basic tricks that will be sure to impress.
Courses in Visual Arts
Balloon Twisting - learn how to safely twist and tie balloons to make fun and spectacular shapes like animals, flowers, swords, and more.
Carpentry - children will learn how to draft a design, transfer it to lumber, and then to assemble the final product. For safety purposes, cuts will be made by an adult. This year's project will be a box with hinged lid.
Creative Lettering - add pizzazz to signs, cards, and boards when you learn how to craft artistic hand-drawn letters.
Greeting Card Design - design and create your own, unique greeting cards that you can share with family and friends.
Origami - the ancient art of paper folding. Children will learn the basic folds and how to create some introductory paper sculptures.
Painting - children will learn different techniques and the various steps along the way to creating beautiful art on a blank canvas.
Sculpture - take a lump of clay and learn the basic techniques that will help you mold it into a work of art!