Classes for 8-12 Year Olds

Explore dance, theater, music, and visual art!

From drumming to piano, drawing to fiddle, young voices to musical theater, guitar to comics, modern dance to tap, ballet to jazz, Old Town is the place to discover your creative you.

Beginning Comics

Beginner

Wednesday with Corinne Mucha

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $256 ($236 members)

Build characters and spin stories while developing your own drawing style!

Beginning Drawing

Beginner

If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Program Manager Erin Flynn with your contact information.

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $256 ($236 members)

Comic Book Projects

Advanced

Wednesday with Corinne Mucha

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $256 ($236 members)

Use comics to create cool books and story projects!

Drop-In Halloween Art Workshop: Marigolds, Mariposas, and Masks

WorkshopOpen to AllNew!

Saturday with Beth Iska

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $15 ($15 members)

Tap for Boys 1 & 2

Beginner

Tuesday with Reggio McLaughlin

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $156 ($136 members)

Boys make music with their feet in this high-energy tap class!

Ballet 1B: ages 7 to 12

BeginnerNew!

Friday with Nichola Goss

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $368 ($348 members)

Tap & Ballet 1: ages 5 to 8

BeginnerNew!

Sunday with Kathleen Myers

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $368 ($348 members)

An introduction to both tap & ballet technique for young dancers.

Ballet 2

Intermediate

Saturday or Sunday with Allison Grabarczyk or Maria Blanco

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $368 ($348 members)

Continue exploring ballet fundamentals including terminology, basic steps, barre work, and floor routines!

Ballet 2 & 3

Intermediate

Wednesday with Molly Myers

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $368 ($348 members)

Explore sophisticated rhythm and movement while focusing on technique and musicality!

Ballet 4 & 5

AdvancedNew!

Wednesday with Nichola Goss

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $400 ($380 members)

Youth Irish Step Dance

Open to AllNew!

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $368 ($348 members)

Youth West African Dance

Beginner

Thursday with Idy Ciss

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $132 ($112 members)

Youth Street Dance/Hip-Hop: ages 7 to 12

BeginnerNew!

Thursday with Monternez Rezell

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $368 ($348 members)

Tap 1B: ages 7 to 12

BeginnerNew!

Saturday with Aaron Umsted

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $368 ($348 members)

Contemporary Dance: ages 7 to 12

Beginner

Monday with India Smith

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($154 members)

Explore musicality, body awareness, and more while focusing on dance as dynamic artistry!

Tap for Boys 3

Beginner

Tuesday with Reggio McLaughlin

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $156 ($136 members)

Boys make music with their feet in this high-energy tap class!

Youth Modern Dance: 7 to 12 years

Beginner

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $368 ($348 members)

Youth Music Theater Dance

Open to AllNew!

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $368 ($348 members)

Jazz Dance 1B: ages 7 to 12

BeginnerNew!

Saturday with Aaron Umsted

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($154 members)

Jazz Dance 2

Intermediate

Saturday with Aaron Umsted

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $368 ($348 members)

Develop more advanced jazz techniques and combinations in this high-energy class!

Jazz Dance 3

Advanced

Thursday with Molly Myers

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $368 ($348 members)

Develop sophisticated jazz techniques and perform choreography in this high-energy class!

Jazz Dance 4 & 5

AdvancedNew!

Monday with Allison Grabarczyk

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $368 ($348 members)

Youth String Band

Advanced

Tuesday with Jonas Friddle or Anna Jacobson

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $424 ($404 members)

It's a great time to be playing in a band!

Kids Fiddle: Book Two

Intermediate

Wednesday or Saturday with Billy Oh or Kristen Seto

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $212 ($192 members)

Guitar 1 - Kids

Beginner

Monday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday with Gabriel Medina or Camilo Rincon

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $188 ($168 members)

Guitar 2 - Kids

Intermediate

Monday or Saturday with Sam Cantor

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $376 ($356 members)

Now 55 minutes of teaching and learning!

Guitar 3 - Kids

Advanced

Friday with Camilo Rincon

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $376 ($356 members)

Now 55 minutes of teaching and learning!

Guitar 4 - Kids

Advanced

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $376 ($356 members)

Guitar Together - Parent/Child Guitar Class

Beginner

Friday or Saturday with Jessica Martino or Camilo Rincon

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $188 ($168 members)

Be In A Band: 7 - 12 years

Open to All

Tuesday with Mary Peterson or Nick Davio

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $212 ($192 members)

This band is for you!

Kids Ensemble

Intermediate

Monday or Wednesday with Sam Cantor

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $424 ($404 members)

Advanced Kids Ensemble

Advanced

Saturday with Sam Cantor

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $424 ($404 members)

Big Drummers: 5 - 7 years

Beginner

Saturday or Sunday with Lenny Marsh or Rick Neuhaus

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $156 ($136 members)

Sticks, skins, and more!

Youth Drumming: 8-12 years

Beginner

Sunday with Carlos Cornier

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $156 ($136 members)

Kids Piano: 6 - 8 years

BeginnerNew!

Thursday or Friday with Lisa Joy DeRosia, Carol Weston, Nathan Bojko or Gabriella Hirsch

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $272 ($252 members)

Youth Piano Lab - 1: 8 - 12 years

Beginner

Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday with Farah Farid or ECKBERT SIERRA

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $376 ($356 members)

in The Piano Lab

Youth Piano Lab - 2: 8- 12 years

Beginner

Saturday with ECKBERT SIERRA

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $376 ($356 members)

in The Piano Lab

Youth Piano Lab - 3: 8 - 12 years

Intermediate

Wednesday or Saturday with Farah Farid or ECKBERT SIERRA

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $376 ($356 members)

Youth Piano Lab - 1 & 2: 8 - 12 years

Beginner

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $352 ($332 members)

Ballet

BeginnerNew!

Saturday with Keeley Morris

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $156 ($136 members)

Sound Effects: An Exploration

Open to AllNew!

Monday with Rawson Vint

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $212 ($192 members)

Kids Ukulele

Open to AllNew!

Sunday with Liz Chidester

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $188 ($168 members)

Young Voices: 10, 11 & 12 years

Open to All

The next session will be an 8 week session beginning the week of April 29th. Registration opens on March 18th!

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $168 ($148 members)

Young Voices: 6, 7 & 8 years

Open to All

Tuesday or Wednesday with Lindsay Weinberg

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $168 ($148 members)

If you want to sing out, sing out!

Young Voices: 8, 9 & 10 years

Open to All

Wednesday with Lindsay Weinberg

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $168 ($148 members)

If you want to sing out, sing out!