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 ($246 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 Arif Smith with your contact information.

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $256 ($246 members)

Comic Book Projects

Advanced

Wednesday with Corinne Mucha

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $256 ($246 members)

Use comics to create cool books and story projects!

Tap for Boys 1

Beginner

Tuesday with Reggio McLaughlin

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $156 ($146 members)

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

Ballet 1B: ages 7 to 9

BeginnerNew!

Wednesday, Friday or Saturday with TBA or Nichola Goss

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

Tap & Ballet 1B: ages 7 to 9

BeginnerNew!

Sunday with Kathleen Myers

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

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

Ballet 2

Intermediate

Monday, Wednesday or Sunday with TBA or Allison Grabarczyk

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

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

Ballet 3

Intermediate

Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday with TBA or Allison Grabarczyk

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

Continue exploring rhythm and movement while learning more advanced technique!

Ballet Technique: Level 3 & 4

Intermediate

Tuesday with TBA

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

Explore sophisticated rhythm and movement while focusing on technique!

Ballet 4

Advanced

Monday or Wednesday with Nichola Goss

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $400 ($328 members)

Explore sophisticated rhythm and movement while learning advanced technique!

Ballet Technique: 4 & 5

AdvancedNew!

Friday with Nichola Goss

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $400 ($360 members)

Ballet 5

AdvancedNew!

Monday or Wednesday with Nichola Goss

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

Pointe

AdvancedNew!

Monday with Nichola Goss

30 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $208 ($196 members)

Youth Irish Step Dance

Open to AllNew!

Saturday with Katie Fitzpatrick

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $368 ($293 members)

Youth West African Dance

Beginner

Thursday with Idy Ciss

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $132 ($122 members)

Youth Street Dance/Hip-Hop: 7 to 12

BeginnerNew!

Thursday with Monternez Rezell

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Tap 1B: 7 to 9 years

BeginnerNew!

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

Youth Tap 2

Beginner

Thursday with Allison Grabarczyk

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

Explore more advanced tap movements, steps, and rhythms!

Youth Tap 3

Beginner

Wednesday with Aaron Umsted

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

Explore sophisticated tap movements, steps, routines, and rhythms!

Tap for Boys 2

Beginner

Tuesday with Reggio McLaughlin

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $156 ($146 members)

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

Youth Modern Dance: 7 to 12 years

Beginner

Thursday with Christine Betsill

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $368 ($293 members)

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

Youth Music Theater Dance

Open to AllNew!

Tuesday or Saturday with Aaron Umsted

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

Jazz Dance 1B: ages 7 to 12

BeginnerNew!

Monday or Saturday with Aaron Umsted or India Smith

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

Jazz Dance 2

Intermediate

Wednesday or Saturday with TBA or 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 or Saturday with TBA or Aaron Umsted

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

Advanced

Monday or Thursday with TBA or Allison Grabarczyk

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

Develop sophisticated jazz techniques and perform choreography in this fast-paced and advanced class!

Jazz Dance 5

AdvancedNew!

Monday or Thursday with TBA or Allison Grabarczyk

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

Youth Dance Ensemble: Level 1 & 2

BeginnerNew!

Tuesday with Monica Thomas

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $480 ($460 members)

Youth Dance Ensemble: Level 3 - 5

IntermediateNew!

Tuesday with Monica Thomas

minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $480 ($460 members)

Youth Ballet Master Class

WorkshopIntermediateNew!

Tuesday with Staff

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $10 ($10 members)

Dance Camp 6-13 years

Beginner

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday with Staff

360 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $500 ($500 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 with Billy Oh

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $212 ($202 members)

Guitar 1 - Kids

Beginner

Monday, Saturday or Sunday with Shaun Whitley

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

Guitar 2 - Kids

Intermediate

Monday, Saturday or Sunday with Shaun Whitley

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

Now 55 minutes of teaching and learning!

Guitar 3 - Kids

Advanced

Saturday with Shaun Whitley

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 Club

Intermediate

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $188 ($178 members)

Guitar Together - Parent/Child Guitar Class

Beginner

Thursday or Saturday with Staff

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $188 ($178 members)

Open Family Band

Open to All

Tuesday with Mary Peterson or Nick Davio

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $212 ($202 members)

Strum, drum, build a band!

Kids' Ensemble

Intermediate

Monday or Wednesday with Elaine Moore, Jonas Friddle or Geoff Dolce

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

Advanced Kids' Ensemble

Advanced

Saturday with Shaun Whitley or 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, Rick Neuhaus or Carlos Cornier

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $156 ($146 members)

Sticks, skins, and more!

Youth Drumming: 8-12 years

Beginner

Sunday with Carlos Cornier

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $156 ($146 members)

Youth Piano Lab - 1

Beginner

Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday or Sunday with Farah Farid, Charles Rumback or Julia Storke

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

in The Piano Lab

Youth Piano Lab - 2

Beginner

Thursday, Saturday or Sunday with Farah Farid, Charles Rumback or Julia Storke

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

in The Piano Lab

Youth Piano Lab - 3

Intermediate

Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday with Farah Farid, Charles Rumback or Julia Storke

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

Youth Piano Lab

Advanced

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $188 ($178 members)

Drag Queen Story Hour

WorkshopOpen to AllNew!

Sunday with Staff

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $20 ($18 members)

Ukulele Choir

Open to AllNew!

Sunday with Liz Chidester

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $188 ($178 members)

Young Voices: 10, 11 & 12 years

Open to All

Tuesday with Nick Davio

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $168 ($158 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 ($158 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 ($158 members)

If you want to sing out, sing out!