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WINTER/SPRING CLASSES 2024

WELCOME TO WINTER/SPRING 2024!

Register for CLASSES, WORKSHOPS, PRIVATE LESSONS and more by CLICKING ON THE ARROWS below. Art, Ceramics, Dance, Music, Theatre, Chess, Fencing, Cartooning and more are available! For information on Little Notes Music Together classes, click HERE.

See a complete list of our current FALL/WINTER/SPRING 2023-24 CLASS DATES.

  • Dates for individual classes may vary.
  • See each individual class below for exact start date, end date, and no class dates.

SCHOOL SUPPORTERS receive special discounts!

Questions? Email our School Director Ellen Schiff at ellen@goldcoastarts.org.

ART

Supplies included in tuition for all art classes.

CREATIVE CORNER – (Ages 3-4)

This class will introduce toddlers to a wide variety of art experiences in which the process is valued more than any finished products that might emerge. We will explore various mediums such as paint, watercolors, and clay. The materials used will heighten their senses, imagination, and creativity. (Parents welcome to stay and assist children.) Maximum 8 students per class.

NEW! Instructor: Allison Rosenberg
Wednesday 3:30 – 4:15PM
5 sessions. January 17 – February 14
Class dates: Jan 17, 24, 31 Feb 7, 14
Tuition: $170/Member: $120
This class is not running. For inquiries, please email
ellen@goldcoastarts.org.

ART APPRECIATION – (Ages 4-6)

It’s time for your little one to make art! This class is the perfect introduction for the young artist.  Children explore their own creativity while learning about famous artists throughout history.  Students are taught art basics such as understanding shapes and color as they incorporate lessons learned into their creations. The class uses various mediums to create their works including pastels, paint and collage. Let’s get creative! Maximum 12 students per class.

Instructor: Elizeh Hakimi
Tuesday 4:00 – 5:15 PM
17 sessions. January 9  – May 21
No Class: 2/20, 4/23, 4/30
Tuition: $657/Member: $607
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Instructor: Dani Garofalo
Friday 5:00 – 6:00 PM
15 sessions. January 12 – May 17
No Class: 2/23, 3/29, 4/26, 5/3
Tuition: $500/Member: $450
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DRAWING & PAINTING – Introduction – Advanced (Ages 6+ or instructor permission)

Bring your imagination to life! This class focuses on drawing and painting by observing the world around us and, more importantly, using our imaginations. Students use pencil, charcoal, pastels, and paint to create their works of art. Form, color, composition, and perspective are emphasized through stimulating and innovative projects. Advanced students have the ability to develop and complete projects over a 2-3 week period and be able to create conceptual art with guidance from teachers. Maximum 12 students per class.

INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING & PAINTING (Ages 6+) 

Instructor: Dani Garofalo
Friday 6:15 – 7:30 PM
15 sessions. January 12  – May 17
No class: 2/23, 3/29, 4/26, 5/3
Tuition: $594/Member: $544
This class is full. To be placed on a waitlist, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org.

INTRODUCTION/INTERMEDIATE (Ages 7+)

Instructor: Elizeh Hakimi
Sunday 11:00 – 12:30 PM
15 sessions. January 7 – May 5
No class: 2/18, 3/31, 4/28
Tuition: $688/Member: $638
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INTERMEDIATE (Ages 7+) 

Instructor: Elizeh Hakimi
Tuesday 5:30 – 7:00 PM
17 sessions. January 9 – May 21
No class: 2/20, 4/23, 4/30
Tuition: $763/Member: $713
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INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED (Ages 8+) 

Instructor: Elizeh Hakimi
Monday 5:30 – 7:00 PM
16 sessions. January 8 – May 20
No class: 1/15, 2/19, 4/22, 4/29
Tuition: $725/Member: $675
This class is not running. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org.

ADVANCED (Ages 8+)

Instructor: Ellen Schiff
Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30 PM
17 sessions. January 10 – May 15
No class:  2/21, 4/24, 
Tuition: $763/Member: $713
This class is full. To be placed on a waitlist, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org.

Instructor: Elizeh Hakimi
Sunday 9:00 – 10:30 AM
15 sessions. January 7 – May 5
No class: 2/18, 3/31, 4/28
Tuition: $688/Member: $638
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ADVANCED II DRAWING & PAINTING (Ages 10+)

(Instructor permission required. Please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org)
Artists will have the opportunity to conceptualize projects, develop their own unique style and participate in group projects. The instructor is available for portfolio preparation and evaluation for high school/college.

Instructor: Ellen Schiff
Saturday 1:00 – 3:00 PM
14 sessions. January 6 – April 20
No class: 2/17, 3/30  
Tuition: $825/Member: $775
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CARTOONING – Ages 7-16 (All Levels)

Time to get “tooning!” Join us in learning the ways of the movie and program animators. This course offers traditional and contemporary forms of making cartoons. Children who are interested in cartooning techniques such as character design, comic strips, and storytelling learn hands-on drawing techniques. Project themes are student centered, giving the children a sense of control over what they learn and resources to create unique works of art. But wait! The learning doesn’t stop there. Students also study essential components of advanced animation. These include stop motion, photography and cel development, as used by Disney animators. Maximum 12 students per class.

CARTOONING ALL LEVELS (AGES 7+)

Instructor: Anthony DiFolco
Sunday 11:00 – 12:30 PM
15 sessions. January 14 – May 12
No class: 2/18, 3/31, 4/28
Tuition: $725/Member: $675
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CERAMICS

Supplies included in tuition for all ceramics classes.

CLAY KIDS – (Ages 3-4)

Time to get those hands moving and imagination flowing! Discover the magical qualities of clay in this early childhood ceramics class. Children develop spatial awareness and fine motor skills. Students stimulate their imagination as they discover how to express their own ideas through 3-D art. Supplies are included in tuition. Parents are welcome to stay and assist their children. It’s all part of the magic. Maximum 12 students per class.

Instructor: Jude Amsel
Wednesday 10:30 – 11:30 AM
7 sessions. April 3 – May 22
No class: 4/24
Tuition: $377/Member: $327

This class is not running. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org.

SPIRIT OF CLAY – (Ages 7-9)

Express your creativity by way of clay! In this class, students learn to create their own pieces of art. In an immersive environment, students learn pinch, slab, and coil construction methods as well as the use of molds. They will decorate works with treatments that include stamps, stencils and silkscreen. They will also learn how to give their pieces the finishing touch with glazing techniques. Sculptural, decorative, and functional possibilities in clay are explored through brief demonstrations, class discussions, and individual consultations. Maximum 12 students per class.

INTRO/INTER TO SPIRIT OF CLAY (Ages 7-9)

Instructor: Annette Zbodula
Tuesday 5:30 – 7:00 PM
9 sessions. January 23 – March 26
No class: 2/20
Tuition: $611/Member: $561
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ADVANCED SPIRIT OF CLAY (Ages 8+)

Instructor: Jude Amsel
Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30 PM
7 sessions. April 10 – May 29
No class: 4/24
Tuition: $503/Member: $453
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ADULT CERAMICS – (All Levels)

Discover your creative side this Fall with Adult Ceramics! Treat yourself to a fun class as you learn to work with clay. Create your sculptural, decorative, and functional work of art by using various construction methods and finishing techniques. Maximum 12 students per class.

Instructor: Jude Amsel
Tuesday 6:30 – 8:00 PM
6 sessions. April 2 – May 21
No class: 4/23, 4/30
Tuition: $449/Member: $399

This class is not running. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org.

DANCE

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2024
Dance Rehearsal: Sunday, May 19
Dance Recital: Sunday, June 2

Costume fee for recital is included in tuition for all dance classes.
Please Note: It is very common for students to repeat ballet levels in order to gain the proper and safe technique needed to advance.

PRIMARY TAP/BALLET – (Ages 3-5)

PRIMARY TAP/BALLET (Ages 3-5)

Get your little one moving with this combination dance class! In a fun and encouraging atmosphere, students make some noise with their brand new tap shoes and learn the basics of ballet. Dancers explore creative movement and develop body awareness while working on flexibility and balance. While building strength and rhythm, they will dance and twirl their way to beats and music in this fun-filled class! Dress: Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes and black tap shoes. Hair must be in a bun. Boys attire will be determined by the instructor and communicated after the first day of class. For the first day, they should wear fitted clothing like shorts or lightweight straight-leg sweatpants, and a fitted t-shirt. Sneakers, ballet slippers or black tap shoes are acceptable footwear for the first day.  Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Jennifer Stathes
Sunday 9:30 – 10:15 AM
27 sessions. September 10 – May 12
No Class: 9/17, 9/24, 10/8, 11/26, 12/24, 12/31, 2/18, 3/3, 3/31, 4/28
Tuition: $566/Member: $516
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

NEW! Instructor: Jennifer Stathes
Sunday 10:15 – 11:00 AM
16 sessions. January 7 – May 12
No Class: 2/18, 3/3, 3/31, 4/28
Tuition: $384/Member: $334
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BEGINNER BALLET – (Ages 5+)

BEGINNER BALLET (Ages 5+)

Get ready, Ballet dancers! This introductory class is for students who would like to study ballet in a formal ballet atmosphere. In this 60-minute class, students learn the basics of ballet technique. They exercise simple skills to improve posture, grace, coordination and flexibility, as well as develop their musicality and memorization skills. Dress: Students must wear a pink leotard with pink tights and pink ballet slippers. Hair must be in a bun. No tutus or skirts. Boys attire will be determined by the instructor and communicated after the first day of class. For the first day, they should wear fitted clothing like shorts or lightweight straight-leg sweatpants, and a fitted t-shirt. Sneakers or ballet slippers are acceptable footwear for the first day.  Maximum 8 students per class.

WHEN JOINING MID SEMESTER
Instructor: Jessica Sullivan
Saturday 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
18 sessions. January 6 – June 1
No Class: 2/17, 3/30, 4/27, 5/25
Tuition: $417/Member: $367
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BALLET/JAZZ HOP – (Ages 5+)

NEW! BALLET/JAZZ HOP (Ages 5+)

This is a combination class of Ballet and Hip Hop/Jazz for our students. Students will learn the basics of ballet and the fun of hip hop and jazz while working on flexibility, balance, building strength and rhythm in a fun and encouraging atmosphere.

Dress: Black leotard, pink tights, and jazz shoes. Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Jessica Sullivan
Tuesday 4:15 – 5:00 PM
17 sessions. January 9 – May 21
No class:  2/20, 4/23, 4/30
Tuition: $401/Member: $351
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BALLET 2 (Ages 7+)

Prerequisite: At least one year of ballet experience.

Let’s take your ballet dancer to the next level!  Building on the foundation students learned from their previous ballet experience, this class focuses on advanced technique, posture, proper alignment, terminology, spatial orientation, and expressive response to music as well as flexibility. Dress: Black leotard, pink tights, skirt, and pink ballet slippers. Hair must be pulled back in a bun. Boys attire will be determined by the instructor and communicated after the first day of class. For the first day, they should wear fitted clothing like shorts or lightweight straight-leg sweatpants, and a fitted t-shirt. Sneakers or ballet slippers are acceptable footwear for the first day. Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Jennifer Stathes
Thursday 4:30 – 5:15 PM
27 sessions. September 21 – May 30
*Note: This class starts one week later than other classes.
No Class: 11/2, 11/23, 12/28, 1/4, 2/22, 3/7, 3/28, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9
Tuition: $566/Member: $516
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

BALLET 3 (Ages 8+)

Let’s get those feet moving! Pre-requisite: At least three years of ballet experience. Students will improve their technique, ballet terminology, and performance skills while working on strength, flexibility, self-awareness and dance expression. Dress: Black leotard, pink tights, skirt, and pink ballet slippers. Hair must be pulled back neatly in a bun. Boys attire will be determined by the instructor and communicated after the first day of class. For the first day, they should wear fitted clothing like shorts or lightweight straight-leg sweatpants, and a fitted t-shirt. Sneakers or ballet slippers are acceptable footwear for the first day. Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Jessica Sullivan
Saturday 9:30 – 10:30 AM
30 sessions. September 9 – June 1
No Class 9/16, 10/7, 11/25, 12/23, 12/30, 2/17, 3/30, 4/27, 5/25
Tuition: $780/Member: $730
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

BALLET 5 (Ages 9+) – Instructor approval required

Learning never stops! Let’s leap to the next level. Pre-requisite: At least four years of ballet experience. Students improve technique and performance skills while working on strength, flexibility, self-awareness and dance expression. This class emphasizes proper ballet alignment, strength building, and musicality for the growing ballet dancer. Dress: Black leotard, pink tights, skirt, and pink ballet slippers. Hair must be pulled back neatly in a bun. Boys attire will be determined by the instructor and communicated after the first day of class. For the first day, they should wear fitted clothing like shorts or lightweight straight-leg sweatpants, and a fitted t-shirt. Sneakers or ballet slippers are acceptable footwear for the first day. Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Megan Clancy
Saturday 10:30 – 11:30 AM
30 sessions. September 9 – June 1
No Class: 9/16, 10/7, 11/25, 12/23, 12/30, 2/17, 3/30, 4/27, 5/25
Tuition: $780/Member: $730
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

BALLET 7 (Ages 11+) – Instructor approval required

Ready to be a ballet master? This is the class that will get you there. Pre-requisite: At least four years of ballet experience. Students improve technique and performance skills while working on strength, flexibility, self-awareness, and dance expression. This class emphasizes proper ballet alignment, strength building and musicality for the growing ballet dancer. Dress: Black leotard, pink tights, skirt, and pink ballet slippers. Hair must be pulled back neatly in a bun. Boys attire will be determined by the instructor and communicated after the first day of class. For the first day, they should wear fitted clothing like shorts or lightweight straight-leg sweatpants, and a fitted t-shirt. Sneakers or ballet slippers are acceptable footwear for the first day. Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Jessica Sullivan
Tuesday 6:00 – 7:15 PM 
31 sessions. September 12 – May 21
No class: 10/31, 12/26, 1/2, 2/20, 4/23, 4/30
Tuition: $973/Member: $923
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

BALLET 8 (Ages 13+ ) – Instructor approval required

Pre-requisite: At least four years of ballet experience.

The most advanced level of ballet classes we offer. Students improve technique and performance skills while working on strength, flexibility, self-awareness and dance expression. This class emphasizes proper ballet alignment, strength building, and musicality for the growing ballet dancer. Dress: Black leotard, pink tights, skirt, and pink ballet slippers. Hair must be pulled back neatly in a bun. Boys attire will be determined by the instructor and communicated after the first day of class. For the first day, they should wear fitted clothing like shorts or lightweight straight-leg sweatpants, and a fitted t-shirt. Sneakers or ballet slippers are acceptable footwear for the first day.  Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Evelyn Balassanian
Wednesday 6:00 – 7:30 PM
33 sessions. September 13 – May 22
No class: 12/27, 1/3, 2/21, 4/24
Tuition: $1,209/Member: $1,159
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

ACROBATICS – (Ages 6+)

ACROBATICS A (Ages 6+)

Ever wanted to do the fancy tricks and splits? In this progressive class, students learn the fundamental building blocks to gymnastics technique. Focus is centered on learning forward/backward rolls, cartwheels, round-offs, handstands, walkovers and much more. Your acrobat leaves each day feeling stronger and more flexible than when they walked in the door. Space is limited for this class. Dress: Black Leotard and black shorts or leggings. No shoes. Hair pulled back. Boys attire will be determined by the instructor and communicated after the first day of class. For the first day, they should wear fitted clothing like shorts or lightweight straight-leg sweatpants, and a fitted t-shirt. Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Tiffany Demopoulos
Monday 4:30 – 5:30 PM
29 sessions. September 11 – May 20
No class:  9/25, 10/9, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19, 4/22, 4/29
Tuition: $758/Member: $708
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

ACROBATICS B (Ages 9+)

Who is ready to take their tricks to the next level? Students attending this class should already have an understanding and the ability to perform tumbles, cartwheels, and other foundations of Acrobatics and tumbling. Students in level B continue to evolve their flexibility and begin work on partnering, elbow stands, chin stands, front and back walk overs as well as dive cartwheels and much much more. Space is limited for this class! Dress: Black Leotard and black shorts or leggings. No shoes. Hair pulled back. Boys attire will be determined by the instructor and communicated after the first day of class. For the first day, they should wear fitted clothing like shorts or lightweight straight-leg sweatpants, and a fitted t-shirt.
Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Tiffany Demopoulos
Wednesday 4:30 – 5:30 PM
33 sessions. September 13 – May 22
No Class: 12/27, 1/3, 2/21, 4/24
Tuition: $846/Member: $796
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

ACROBATICS C (Ages 9+)

Who is ready to take their tricks to the next level? Students attending this class should already have an understanding and ability to perform tumbles, cartwheels and other foundations of Acrobatics and tumbling. Students in level C continue to evolve their flexibility and perfect their work on partnering, elbow stands, chin stands, front and back walk overs as well as dive cartwheels and much much more. Space is limited for this class! Dress: Black Leotard and black shorts or leggings. No shoes. Hair pulled back. Boys attire will be determined by the instructor and communicated after the first day of class. For the first day, they should wear fitted clothing like shorts or lightweight straight-leg sweatpants, and a fitted t-shirt. Maximum 6 students per class.

Instructor: Jessica Sullivan
Saturday 12:15 – 1:15 PM
30 sessions. September 9 – June 1
No Class: 9/16, 10/7, 11/25, 12/23, 12/30, 2/17, 3/30, 4/27, 5/25
Tuition: $780/Member: $730
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

TECHNIQUE – (Ages 6+)

TECHNIQUE (Ages 6-8)

Want to be like the professionals? Technique is the foundation that dancers build on. In this class students work on the fundamentals of dance which includes body placement, form, flexibility and coordination. Dancers also learn proper technique for a variety of turns and leaps and continue to build their skills. There is no costume for the recital. Dress: Black Leotard, tan/nude tights and shorts. Shoes: Nude jazz shoes, foot undeez, or turners. Hair pulled back. Boys attire will be determined by the instructor and communicated after the first day of class. For the first day, they should wear fitted clothing like shorts or lightweight straight-leg sweatpants, and a fitted t-shirt. Sneakers, jazz shoes, or ballet slippers are acceptable footwear for the first day.  Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Megan Clancy
Friday 4:15 – 5:00 PM
27 sessions. September 22 – May 17
No class
: 11/10, 11/24, 12/22, 12/29,1/5, 2/23, 3/29, 4/26
Tuition: $496/Member: $446
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

TECHNIQUE (Ages 9+)

Want to be like the professionals? Technique is the foundation that dancers build on. In this class students work on the fundamentals of dance which includes body placement, form, flexibility and coordination. Dancers also learn proper technique for a variety of turns and leaps and continue to build their skills. There is no costume for the recital. Dress: Black Leotard, tan/nude tights and shorts. Shoes: Nude jazz shoes, foot undeez, or turners. Hair pulled back. Boys attire will be determined by the instructor and communicated after the first day of class. For the first day, they should wear fitted clothing like shorts or lightweight straight-leg sweatpants, and a fitted t-shirt. Sneakers, jazz shoes, or ballet slippers are acceptable footwear for the first day. Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Megan Clancy
Saturday 9:30 – 10:30 AM
30 sessions. September 9 – June 1
No Class: 9/16, 10/7, 11/25, 12/23, 12/30, 2/17, 3/30, 4/27, 5/25
Tuition: $710/Member: $660
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

BEGINNER TAP – (Ages 8+)

TAP B (Ages 8+)

On Saturdays, we’re shuffling! Children explore the fundamentals of tap along with an introduction to dance terminology, and advancing coordination. Students make some noise with their feet while emphasizing on rhythmic abilities, exploring their creative abilities and isolated movement. Dress: Pale pink or black leotard, pink tights and black tap shoes. Boys attire will be determined by the instructor and communicated after the first day of class. For the first day, they should wear fitted clothing like shorts or lightweight straight-leg sweatpants, and a fitted t-shirt. Black tap shoes. Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Megan Clancy
Saturday 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
30 sessions. September 9 – June 1
No Class: 9/16, 10/7, 11/25, 12/23, 12/30, 2/17, 3/30, 4/27, 5/25
Tuition: $615/Member: $565
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

CONTEMPORARY – (Ages 10+)

Let’s dance it out! Pre-requisite: At least One year of Ballet. At least One year of Jazz. Students improve their techniques and performance skills through choreography. Flexibility, strength, various skills, expressions, and self-awareness will be worked on in this class. Students establish confidence and express themselves through choreography, as well as through improvisational work. This class emphasizes the physical and musical aspects of Contemporary Dance. Dress: Leotard & tights or leggings. Hair must be pulled back neatly, out of the dancers’ faces. Boys attire will be determined by the instructor and communicated after the first day of class. For the first day, they should wear fitted clothing like shorts or lightweight straight-leg sweatpants, and a fitted t-shirt. Maximum 10 students per class.

Instructor: Jessica Sullivan
Tuesday 5:00 – 6:00PM
31 sessions. September 12 – May 21
No Class: 10/31, 12/26, 1/2, 2/20, 4/23, 4/30
Tuition: $802/Member: $752
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

JAZZ – (Ages 6+)

Time to bust a move, friends! Get ready to explore the areas of high energy Jazz. Build your flexibility, musicality, dance technique as well as endurance — all while having fun! Students improve on pirouettes, jumps, leaps and showmanship. Dress: Black leotard and black pants or tan/nude tights and nude jazz shoes. Hair must be pulled back. Boys attire will be determined by the instructor and communicated after the first day of class. For the first day, they should wear fitted clothing like shorts or lightweight straight-leg sweatpants, and a fitted t-shirt. Sneakers or jazz shoes are acceptable footwear for the first day. Maximum 8 students per class.

JAZZ A (Ages 6-8+)

Instructor: Jennifer Stathes
Thursday 5:15 – 6:00 PM
30 sessions. September 21 – May 30
*Note: This class starts one week later than other classes.
No Class: 11/23, 12/28, 1/4, 2/22, 3/28, 4/25, 5/2
Tuition: $616/Member: $566
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

JAZZ B – (Ages 8+)

Instructor: Megan Clancy
Thursday 5:30 – 6:30 PM
32 sessions. September 14 – May 30
No Class: 11/23, 12/28, 1/4, 2/22, 3/28, 4/25
Tuition: $824/Member: $774
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

JAZZ C – (Ages 9-11)

Instructor: Tiffany Demopoulos
Wednesday  5:30 – 6:30 PM
33 sessions. September 13 – May 22
No Class: 12/27, 1/3, 2/21, 4/24
Tuition: $846/Member: $796
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

JAZZ D – (Ages 12-17)

Instructor: Megan Clancy
Thursday 6:30 – 7:30 PM
32 sessions. September 14 – May 30
No Class: 11/23, 12/28, 1/4, 2/22, 3/28, 4/25
Tuition: $824/Member: $774
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

HIP HOP – (Ages 5+)

HIP HOP/FUNK (AGES 5-6)

It’s time to get funky! Get your groove on and have a blast with classmates! In this class, dancers learn popular moves, and the fundamentals of Hip Hop. Dress: Comfortable but fitted. Dance leotards may be worn, as well as fitted T-Shirts/tank tops. Leggings, sweatpants, joggers, or shorts at an appropriate length are acceptable bottoms. Shoes: Black low-top sneakers that are only worn to class. Maximum 8 students per class.

NEW! Instructor: Jennifer Stathes
Sunday 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
16 sessions. January 7 – May 12
No class: 2/18, 3/31, 4/28
Tuition: $384/Member: $334
This class is not running. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

HIP HOP (Ages 6+)

Express yourself! Find your inner rhythm and funk in this fun-filled class! Learn popular moves as well as the fundamentals and history of Hip Hop dance. Dress: Clothes should be comfortable. T-shirts, sweatpants, or shorts at an appropriate length are acceptable. Shoes: Low-top sneakers. Maximum 8 students per class.

HIP HOP 1 (Ages 6-8)

Instructor: Jennifer Stathes
Monday 5:30 – 6:30 PM
26 sessions. September 11 – May 20
No class:  9/25, 10/9, 11/27, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19, 2/26, 3/25, 4/22, 4/29
Tuition: $692/Member: $642
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

HIP HOP 2 (Ages 8-10)

Instructor: Tiffany Demopoulos
Monday 5:30 6:30 PM
29 sessions. September 11 – May 20
No class: 9/25, 10/9, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19, 4/22, 4/29
Tuition: $758/Member: $708
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

HIP HOP 3 (Ages 11-13)

Instructor: Jessica Sullivan
Saturday 10:30 – 11:30 AM
30 sessions. September 9 – June 1
No Class: 9/16, 10/7, 11/25, 12/23, 12/30, 2/17, 3/30, 4/27, 5/25
Tuition: $780/Member: $730
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

HIP HOP 4 (Ages 10-12)

WHEN JOINING MID SEMESTER
Instructor: Spex
Sunday 1:30 2:30 PM
16 sessions. January 7 – May 12
No class: 2/18, 3/31, 4/28
Tuition: $522/Member: $472
REGISTER  

BEGINNER HIP HOP (Ages 7-9)

NEW! Instructor: Spex
Sunday 12:30 1:30 PM
16 sessions. January 7 – May 12
No class: 2/18, 3/31, 4/28
Tuition: $472/Member: $422
This class is not running. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org.

LYRICAL – (Ages 8+)

Dance your heart out! Lyrical combines the technical elements of Classical Ballet with the freedom, fluidity and expressive aspects of Jazz and Modern dance. Dress: Black leotard, tan/nude tights and shorts or black pants. Shoes: Nude jazz shoes, foot undeez, or turners. Hair must be pulled back. Boys attire will be determined by the instructor and communicated after the first day of class. For the first day, they should wear fitted clothing like shorts or lightweight straight-leg sweatpants, and a fitted t-shirt. Sneakers or jazz shoes are acceptable footwear for the first day. Maximum 8 students per class.

LYRICAL B –  (Ages 8+)

Instructor: Megan Clancy
Thursday 4:45 – 5:30 PM
32 sessions. September 14 – May 30
No Class: 11/23, 12/28, 1/4, 2/22, 3/28, 4/25
Tuition: $648/Member: $598
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

LYRICAL C –  (Ages 9-11)

Instructor: Tiffany Demopoulos
Wednesday 6:30 – 7:30 PM
33 sessions. September 13 – May 22
No Class: 12/27, 1/3, 2/21, 4/24
Tuition: $846/Member: $796
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

LYRICAL D –  (Ages 12+)

Instructor: Megan Clancy
Thursday 7:30 – 8:30 PM
32 sessions. September 14 – May 30
No Class: 11/23, 12/28, 1/4, 2/22, 3/28, 4/25
Tuition: $824/Member: $774
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

MUSIC

PAINLESS PIANO – (Ages 4-8)

Learning piano shouldn’t be painful; it should be fun! Lessons for young children are specifically designed to make the process of learning piano easy while having a blast doing it. Concepts introduced include rhythm, movement, reading, music notation and more. Students are taught to play a variety of popular and classical pieces and are encouraged to improvise. Their musicality develops and flows in this upbeat class. Maximum 6 students per class.

PAINLESS PIANO – INTRODUCTION

Instructor: Robert Hoffmann
Thursday 4:00 – 4:30 PM
10 sessions. February 29 – May 30
No class: 2/22, 3/7, 3/28, 4/25, 5/9
Tuition $300/Member: $250
REGISTER

Instructor: Robert Hoffmann
Thursday 4:30 5:00 PM
30 sessions. September 14 – May 30
No class: 11/23, 12/28, 1/4, 2/22, 3/7, 3/28, 4/25, 5/9
Tuition $800/Member: $750
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

PAINLESS PIANO – INTERMEDIATE

Instructor: Robert Hoffmann
Thursday 5:00 5:30 PM
30 sessions. September 14 – May 30
No class: 11/23, 12/28, 1/4, 2/22, 3/7, 3/28, 4/25, 5/9
Tuition $800/Member: $750
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

PAINLESS PIANO – INTRODUCTION

Instructor: Robert Hoffmann
Thursday 5:30 6:00 PM
30 sessions. September 14 – May 30
No class: 11/23, 12/28, 1/4, 2/22, 3/7, 3/28, 4/25, 5/9
Tuition $800/Member: $750
This class is filled. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org

FUTURE IDOL – (Ages 10+)

(One year of vocal training or audition required)
Want to be a star or get a taste of fame? If you’ve ever wanted to be a singer you see in shows like American Idol, then this class is for you! Can’t sing? Musicians of all kinds are welcome. Bring your guitar, sax, or any instrument to create a magical performance.  Students learn the art of performing songs in various styles such as rock, R&B, folk, and country. The instructor helps the young artist’s confidence in his/her ability to perform while reinforcing proper vocal technique. Private voice lessons may be taken with this class. Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Robert Hoffmann
Tuesday 7:00 8:00 PM 
14 sessions. January 9 – May 21
The last 4 sessions (4/9, 4/16, 5/7, 5/14) will be from 7:30 – 8:30 PM
No class: 2/20, 3/7, 3/28, 4/23, 4/30, 5/9
Performance on 5/21 from 6:00-7:00 PM

Tuition: $400/Member: $350
This class is not running. For inquiries, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org.

MUSIC TOGETHER – (Ages 3 Months-5 Years)

Music Together is an early childhood music program for children ages 3 months – 5 years, and their parents and caregivers. Families in over 3000 communities worldwide participate in Music Together’s research based parent-child & preschool classes.

Classes in Great Neck at Gold Coast Arts Center will be on Tuesdays at 9:45 and 10:45 am. Join us for the musical fun this winter with the BELLS collection!

Click here to register for classes: http://www.littlenotesmusicclasses.com

Questions? Contact us at littlenotesmt@gmail.com or call us at 516-361-3716

ACTING & MUSICAL THEATRE

BROADWAY BOUND PRESENTS: GREATEST SHOWTUNES – (Ages 7+)

Get those costumes ready! We’re giving you the chance to make your professional acting dreams come true. This class teaches elementary acting, singing, and dancing. Students learn acting and performance techniques. Not to mention, how to be a triple threat! Through classes full of excitement, students focus on memorization, motor skills, stage presence, blocking, choreography, scene work and more. At the end of the semester, students showcase their talents in our original scripted performance featuring songs from popular musicals such as Annie, The Lion King, Matilda, Wizard of Oz, and more! Join us for the show. The performance is May 21 from 6:00 – 7:00pm. Tuition includes two tickets to our special performance. 

Maximum 16 students per class.

Instructor: Darya Gauthier and Robert Hoffmann
Tuesday 5:30 – 7:00 PM
17 sessions. January 9 – May 21
The last 4 sessions (4/9, 4/16, 5/7, 5/14) will be from 5:30-7:30 PM
No class: 2/20, 4/23, 4/30
Performance on 5/21 from 6:00-7:00 PM
Tuition: $768/Member: $718
REGISTER

CHESS

CHESS: BEGINNER TO ADVANCED – (Ages 6+)

Interested in the notoriously famous Royal Game? This course is taught in-person by chess expert Jack Niculescu, who is ranked in the top 3% of all US chess players. These interactive classes cover an introduction to Chess, including rules and strategies, to Intermediate and Advanced Chess Level II classes. It is a great way for students to learn and play the game everyone is talking about. No previous knowledge of chess required, just a strong desire to learn. Maximum 8 students per class.

BEGINNER CHESS (AGES 6+)

Instructor: Jack Niculescu
Thursday 5:00 – 5:45PM
18 sessions. January 11 – May 30
No class: 2/22, 3/28, 4/25
Tuition: $500/Member: $450
REGISTER

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED CHESS (AGES 7+)

Instructor: Jack Niculescu
Wednesday 6:15 – 7:15PM
18 sessions. January 10 – May 22
No class: 2/21, 4/24
Tuition: $500/Member: $450
REGISTER

FENCING

Placement is based on student’s level, assessed by the instructor. All students will be provided with their own personal fencing garb to be used weekly.

BEGINNER FENCING – (Ages 7+)

We are here to guide you on your journey of this Martial Art. You learn protocol, safety, foundation footwork, attack, and parry-riposte. During sessions, you have the opportunity to fence your fellow classmates at your level. By registering for this course, you’re already on your way to mastering the art of fencing. All students will be provided with their own personal fencing garb to be used weekly. Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Bernie Genzer
Friday 4:30 – 5:30 PM
13 sessions. January 12 – April 19
No class:  2/23, 3/29
Tuition: $570/Member: $520
This class is full. To be placed on a waitlist, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org.

INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED FENCING – (Ages 8+)

Building on your fundamental skills, you will learn advanced footwork, attack and defense technique in this class. You are also introduced to battle strategies, applying them in bouting sessions (fencing each other, one on one). All students will be provided with their own personal fencing garb to be used weekly. Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Bernie Genzer
Friday 5:30 – 6:30 PM
13 sessions. January 12 – April 19
No class: 2/23, 3/29
Tuition: $570/Member: $520
REGISTER

PRIVATE & SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS

ACTINGART, CHESSDANCE & MUSIC

Gold Coast Arts offers private and semi-private lessons from the comfort of your own home. Your lessons are live, interactive, and tailored just for you. For more information, click HERE.

WORKSHOPS & VACATION ARTS

Save your spot for our ever-popular FEBRUARY VACATION ARTS program and our special ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS. Mix and match workshops! Buy for three and get one person free! Email pogorelisk@goldcoastarts.org to claim your free offer once you registered for three.