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WINTER/SPRING 2023 CLASSES

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!

See a complete list of our current FALL/WINTER/SPRING 2022-23 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!

To ensure the health & safety of our staff & visitors we strongly recommend masks while inside the Arts Center. Parents & guardians please continue to drop off and pick up your child at the front door. Questions? Email our School Director Ellen Schiff at ellen@goldcoastarts.org.

ART

STUDENT ART SHOW OPENING WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2023 FROM 6:00-7:00 PM.

Tuition for art classes includes all supplies.

CREATIVE CORNER – (Ages 3-4)

This class will introduce toddlers to a wide variety of art experiences in which the process is valued more highly than any finished product 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.

Instructor: Allison Rosenberg

Thursday 3:30-4:15 PM
10 sessions. January 12- March 23
No class: 2/23
Tuition: $300/Member:$250
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ART APPRECIATION – (Ages 5-6)

This class is a perfect introduction for the young artist. Storytelling is combined with expression through art. Reference will be made to famous artists throughout history to assist in learning. Students will learn art basics including understanding of shapes and color, incorporating lessons into their creations. Various mediums will be used including pastels, paint and collage. Maximum 10 students per class.

Instructor: Elizeh Hakimi

Tuesday 4:00-5:15 PM
17 sessions. January 10- May 16
No class: 2/21, 4/11
Tuition: $656/Member: $606
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Instructor: Dani Garofalo

Friday 5:00-6:00 PM
15 sessions. January 13-May 12
No class: 2/24, 4/7, 4/14
Tuition: $500/Member: $450
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Instructor: Dani Garofalo

Friday 6:15-7:15 PM
15 sessions. January 13-May 12
No class: 2/24, 4/7, 4/14
Tuition: $500/Member: $450
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DRAWING & PAINTING – Introduction – Advanced (Ages 7+)

Ages 7+ (or instructor permission). A focus on drawing and painting from observation and imagination, using pencil, charcoal, pastels and paint. Form, color, composition and perspective will be emphasized through stimulating and innovative projects. Advanced students should have the ability to develop projects over a 2-3 week period. 

INTRODUCTION/INTERMEDIATE (Ages 7+) 

Maximum 10 students per class.
Instructor: Elizeh Hakimi

Sunday 11:00-12:30 PM
13 sessions. January 8- April 30
No class: 2/19, 2/26, 4/9, 4/16
Tuition: $613/Member: $563
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INTERMEDIATE (Ages 7+) 

Maximum 12 students per class.
Instructor: Elizeh Hakimi

Tuesday 5:30-7:00 PM
17 sessions. January 10- May 16
No class: 2/21, 4/11
Tuition: $763/Member: $713
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INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED (Ages 8+) 

Maximum 12 students per class.
Instructor: Elizeh Hakimi

Monday 5:30-7:00 PM
16 sessions. January 9-May 15
No class: 1/16, 2/20, 4/10
Tuition: $725/Member: $675
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ADVANCED (Ages 9+)

Maximum 12 students per class.
Instructor: Ellen Schiff

Wednesday 5:00-6:30 PM
14 sessions. January 11-May 3
No class: 2/22, 4/5, 4/12
Tuition: $650/Member: $600

This class is full. To be placed on a waitlist, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org.

Maximum 12 students per class.
Instructor: Elizeh Hakimi

Sunday 9:00-10:30 AM
13 sessions. January 8- April 30
No class: 2/19, 2/26, 4/9, 4/16
Tuition: $613/Member: $563
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ADVANCED II Artists of the Future (Ages 10+)

(Instructor permission required. Please e-mail ellen@goldcoastarts.org)
Instructor available for portfolio preparation and evaluation for High School/College.

Maximum 14 students per class.
Instructor: Ellen Schiff

Saturday 1:00-3:00 PM
12 sessions. January 14- April 29
No class: 2/18, 2/25, 4/8, 4/15
Tuition: $725/Member: $675
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CARTOONING – Ages 7-16 (All Levels)

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 will 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. Also included are studies of essential components of advanced animation including stop motion photography and cel development, used by Disney. Maximum 12 students per class.  

INTRO TO CARTOONING (Ages 7+)

Instructor: Anthony DiFolco

Sunday 10:45AM-12:15 PM
13 sessions. January 8- April 30
No class: 2/19, 2/26, 4/9, 4/16
Tuition: $613/Member: $563
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INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED CARTOONING (Ages 8+)

Instructor: Anthony DiFolco

Sunday 9:00AM-10:30 AM
13 sessions. January 8- April 30
No class: 2/19, 2/26, 4/9, 4/16
Tuition: $613/Member: $563
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CERAMICS

STUDENT ART SHOW OPENING WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2023 FROM 6:00-7:00 PM.

Supplies included in tuition for all ceramics classes.

CLAY KIDS – (Ages 4-6)

Early Childhood Ceramics Ages 4-6 (parents welcome to stay and assist children.) Discover the magical qualities of clay. Develop children’s spatial awareness and fine motor skills. Stimulate imagination as children discover how to express their own ideas through art. Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Jude Amsel

Sunday 10:00-11:00 AM
5 sessions: 3/26, 4/2, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7
No class: 4/9, 4/16
Tuition: $275/Member: $225
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SPIRIT OF CLAY – Ages 7-10+ (All Levels)

Learn pinch, slab, and coil construction methods as well as the use of molds. Decorative treatments that will be utilized include stamps, stencils and silkscreen Students will glaze and finish their pieces using multiple glazing techniques. Sculptural, decorative, and functional possibilities in clay will be explored through brief demonstrations, class discussions, and individual consultations. Maximum 8 students per class.

INTRO TO SPIRIT OF CLAY (Ages 7-9)

Instructor: Jude Amsel

Sunday 11:30-1:00 PM
5 sessions: 3/26, 4/2, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7
No class: 4/9, 4/16
Tuition: $350/Member: $300
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INTRO/INTER TO SPIRIT OF CLAY (Ages 7-9)

Instructor: Jude Amsel

Tuesday 5:00-6:30 PM
7 sessions: 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16
No class: 4/11
Tuition: $440/Member: $390
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ADVANCED (Ages 10+)

Instructor: Jude Amsel

Monday 5:00-6:30 PM
7 sessions: 3/27, 4/3, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15
No class: 4/10
Tuition: $440/Member: $390
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CERAMICS FOR ADULTS

Adult Ceramics (all levels)
This is a fun class for adults to work with clay!
Spend some self-care on yourself in our friendly atmosphere clay studio. The instructor will encourage you to relax, take your mind off the busyness of everyday life, and have fun creating with your hands. Learn basic techniques while creating pieces that are both aesthetic and functional.

CERAMICS FOR ADULTS

Instructor: Jude Amsel

Monday 10:00-11:30 AM
7 sessions: 3/27, 4/3, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15
No class: 4/10
Tuition: $440/Member: $390
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Instructor: Jude Amsel

Tuesday 6:30-8:00 PM
7 sessions: 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16
No class: 4/11
Tuition: $440/Member: $390
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DANCE

WINTER BREAK – NO CLASSES FROM DECEMBER 17 – JANUARY 6

Winter/Spring 2023 semester begins January 7.

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2023

Dance Rehearsal: Sunday, May 7  Dance Recital: Sunday, May 21

Costume fee for recital is included in tuition for all dance classes. Dance classes marked “competition” are for dance competition students only. 

Please Note: It is very common for students to repeat ballet levels in order to gain the proper and safe technique needed to advance.

NEW! BELLY DANCING – (Adults)

This amazing class benefits your mind and body. Belly dancing significantly aids muscle toning with its refined movements of internal muscle anatomy. It increases your confidence, aids in balance and posture, and strengthens your core and abs. Experience a sociable atmosphere and have fun while fortifying your body. Maximum 25 students per class.

BELLY DANCING (Adults)

Instructor: Zhanna Korolkova

Monday 7:00-8:00 PM
4 sessions. Nov  28, Dec 5, 12, 19
SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY TUITION!
Tuition: $60/Member: $50
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PRIMARY BALLET – (Ages 3-5)

PRIMARY BALLET (Ages 3-5)

Students will explore creative movement and body awareness while working on flexibility, balance, building strength and rhythm in a fun and encouraging atmosphere. Dress: Black leotard, pink tights and pink ballet shoes. Hair must be in a bun. Maximum 10 students per class.

Instructor: Ashley Burke

Sunday 11:00-11:45 AM
26 sessions. September 11- May 14
No class: 10/9, 11/27, 2/19, 2/26, 4/9, 4/16, 5/7
Tuition: $549/Member: $499

WHEN JOINING MID SEMESTER
Instructor: Ashley Burke

Sunday 11:00-11:45 AM             
14 sessions. January 8- May 14
No class: 2/19, 2/26, 4/9, 4/16, 5/7
Tuition: $401/Member: $351

This class is full. To be placed on a waitlist, please email ellen@goldcoastarts.org.

BALLET/TAP – (Ages 4-7)

Explore the basics of ballet and tap along with an introduction to dance terminology, and coordination, with an emphasis on exploring the students’ creativity and rhythmic abilities. Dress: Pale pink leotard, pink tights, skirt, pink ballet slippers and tap shoes. Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Jennifer Stathes

NEW! Wednesday 4:15-5:00 PM
16 sessions. January 11-May 17
No class: 2/22, 4/5, 4/12
Tuition: $384/Member: $334
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BEGINNER BALLET – (Ages 5+)

BEGINNER BALLET (Ages 6-8)

For students who have already taken primary ballet and Primary Ballet/Tap Classes and would like to continue to study ballet in a more formal atmosphere. In this 60-minute class, students will learn the basics of ballet technique. Students will also exercise simple skills to improve coordination and flexibility as well as to 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. Maximum 8 in-person students per class.

Instructor: Jennifer Stathes

Monday 4:30-5:30 PM
28 sessions. September 12-May 15
No class: 9/26, 10/10, 1/16, 2/20, 4/10
Tuition: $736/Member: $686

WHEN JOINING MID SEMESTER
Instructor: Jennifer Stathes

Monday 4:30-5:30 PM
16 sessions. January 9-May 15
No class: 1/16, 2/20, 4/10
Tuition: $522/Member: $472
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BALLET – (Ages 6+)

BALLET 1 (Ages 6-8)

Pre-requisite: at least one year of primary ballet experience.
Students focus on basic techniques, movement, terminology, spatial organization and expressive response to music. Dress: Black leotard, ballet pink tights, skirt and pink ballet slippers. Hair must be pulled back neatly in a bun. Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Jennifer Stathes

Thursday 5:15-6:15 PM
26 sessions. September 15-May 18
No class: 11/3, 11/24, 2/23, 3/2, 3/9, 4/6, 4/13
Tuition: $692/Member: $642

WHEN JOINING MID SEMESTER
Instructor: Jennifer Stathes

Thursday 5:15-6:15 PM
16 sessions. January 12-May 18
No class: 2/23, 3/2, 3/9, 4/6, 4/13
Tuition: $522/Member: $472
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Instructor: Jennifer Stathes

Saturday 10:00-11:00 AM
27 sessions. September 10-May 20
No class: 10/8, 11/26, 1/7, 2/18, 2/25, 4/8, 4/15
Tuition: $714/Member: $664

WHEN JOINING MID SEMESTER
Instructor: Jennifer Stathes

Saturday 10:00-11:00 AM
15 sessions. January 14-May 20
No class
: 2/18, 2/25, 4/8, 4/15
Tuition: $500/Member: $450
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BALLET 2 (Ages 7+)

Pre-requisite: at least one year of ballet experience.
Building on the foundation students from Ballet 1/Ballet 2, these ballet classes focus on more advanced technique, posture, proper alignment, terminology, spatial orientation and expressive response to music as well as flexibility. Students must have some basic ballet knowledge. Dress: Black leotard, pink tights, skirt, and pink ballet slippers. Hair must be pulled back in a bun.  Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Jennifer Stathes

Saturday 12:00-1:00 PM
27 sessions. September 10-May 20
No class
: 10/8, 11/26, 1/7, 2/18, 2/25, 4/8, 4/15
Tuition: $714/Member: $664

This class is full. 

BALLET 4 (Ages 9-11)

Pre-requisite: at least four years of ballet experience.
Students will improve technique and performance skills while working on strength, flexibility, self-awareness and dance expression. Students will continue to concentrate on proper placement & alignment while focusing on body control and stability.  Dress: Black leotard, pink tights, skirt, and pink ballet slippers. Hair must be pulled back in a bun. Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Megan Clancy

Saturday 9:30-10:30 AM 
28 sessions. September 10-May 20
No class: 10/8, 11/26, 2/18, 2/25, 4/8, 4/15
Tuition: $736/Member: $686

This class is full. 

BALLET 5 (Ages 10-13) – Instructor permission required

Pre-requisite: at least four years of ballet experience. Students will improve technique and performance skills while working on strength, flexibility, self-awareness and dance expression. This class will emphasize 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. Maximum 8 in-person students per class.

Instructor: Megan Clancy

Saturday 11:30-12:30 PM 
28 sessions. September 10-May 20
No class: 10/8, 11/26, 2/18, 2/25, 4/8, 4/15
Tuition: $736/Member: $686

This class is full.

BALLET 6 (Ages 11+) – Instructor permission required

Dress: Black leotard, pink tights, skirt, and pink ballet slippers. Hair must be pulled back neatly in a bun. Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Megan Clancy

Saturday 12:30-1:30 PM 
28 sessions. September 10-May 20
No class: 10/8, 11/26, 2/18, 2/25, 4/8, 4/15
Tuition: $736/Member: $686

This class is full. 

BALLET 7 (Ages 14+)  – Instructor permission required.

Dress: Black leotard, pink tights, skirt, and pink ballet slippers. Hair must be pulled back neatly in a bun. Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Evelyn Balassanian

Wednesday 6:15-7:30 PM
29 sessions. September 14-May 17
No class: 10/5, 2/22, 4/5, 4/12
Tuition: $918/Member: $868

This class is full. 

BASIC BEGINNER POINTE (Ages 11+)

This is a 30-minute class for students in Ballet 5-Ballet 7 who are serious about ballet. Dancing on toe requires great strength in the legs and feet. All dancers must be formally evaluated by their ballet teacher to determine if they are physically ready to meet the demands of pointe work. To attend this class, students must be enrolled in or have completed Ballet 5, 6 or 7. Dancers must bring their pointe shoes and accessories unsewn to the first day of pointe class to be checked by their teacher.  Dress: Black leotard with pink tights and black ballet skirt. Hair must be pulled back in a bun. Note: Choosing the correct pointe shoe is extremely important. Purchase dance shoes from a reputable dance shop to ensure proper fit. (No costume required for dance recital)
Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Evelyn Balassanian

Wednesday 7:30-8:15 PM
29 sessions. September 14-May 17
No class: 10/5, 2/22, 4/5, 4/12
Tuition: $369/Member: $319

This class is full. 

BEGINNER ACROBATICS – (Ages 5+)

BEGINNER ACROBATICS 1 (Ages 5-8)

A progressive class where students will learn the fundamental building blocks to gymnastics technique. Focus will be on learning forward/backward rolls, cartwheels, round-offs, handstands, walkovers and more. Students will also work on their flexibility and strength. Dress: Black leotard and black shorts or leggings. No shoes. Hair pulled back. Maximum 6 students per class.

Instructor: Tiffany

Monday 4:30-5:30 PM
28 sessions. September 12- May 15
No class: 9/26, 10/10, 1/16, 2/20, 4/10   
Tuition: $736/Member: $686

This class is full. 

BEGINNER ACROBATICS 2 (Ages 9+)

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 2 will continue to evolve their flexibility and begin to work on partnering, elbow stands, chin stands, front and back walk overs as well as dive cartwheels and much much more! Dress: Black leotard and black shorts or leggings. No shoes. Hair pulled back. Space is limited for this class! Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Megan Clancy

Wednesday 4:30-5:30 PM
29 sessions. September 14-May 17
No class: 10/5, 2/22, 4/5, 4/12
Tuition: $758/Member: $708

This class is full. 

TECHNIQUE – (Ages 8+)

In this class students work on the fundamentals of dance which includes body placement, form, flexibility and coordination. Dancers will also be taught proper technique for a variety of turns and leaps and will continue to build their skills. There is no costume for the recital for this class. Dress: Black leotard, tan/nude tights and shorts. Shoes: nude jazz shoes, foot undeez or turners. Hair pulled back. Maximum 10 students per class.

Instructor: Megan Clancy

Saturday 10:30-11:30 AM
28 sessions. September 10-May 20
No class: 10/8, 11/26, 2/18, 2/25, 4/8, 4/15
Tuition: $736/Member: $686

This class is full. 

BEGINNER TAP – (Ages 8+)

Children explore the fundamentals of tap along with an introduction to dance terminology, and advancing coordination. Emphasis on exploring their creativity, rhythmic abilities, and isolated movement. Dress: Pale pink or black leotard, pink tights and black tap shoes. Maximum 8 in-person students per class.

Instructor: Megan Clancy

Thursday 5:00-5:45 PM
29 sessions. September 15-May 18
No class: 11/24, 2/23, 4/6, 4/13
Tuition: $599/Member: $549

This class is full. 

JAZZ – (Ages 6+)

Explore the areas of high energy Jazz. Build your flexibility, musicality, dance technique as well as endurance, all while having fun. Students will improve on pirouettes, jumps, leaps and showmanship. Competition Jazz A, B, C: Classes for students who are a part of GCAC’s Competition Dance Team. Students MUST audition to be a part of the dance team and must be in Ballet at least 1 year prior to joining the team. Dress: Black leotard and black pants or tan/nude tights and nude jazz shoes. Hair pulled back. Maximum 8 students per class.

JAZZ 1 (Ages 6-8)

Instructor: Jennifer Stathes

Thursday 4:30-5:15 PM
26 sessions. September 15-May 18
No class: 11/3, 11/24, 2/23, 3/2, 3/9, 4/6, 4/13
Tuition: $554/Member: $504

WHEN JOINING MID SEMESTER
Instructor: Jennifer Stathes

Thursday 4:30-5:15 PM
16 sessions. January 12-May 18
No class: 2/23, 3/2, 3/9, 4/6, 4/13
Tuition: $434/Member: $384
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JAZZ A – Competition (Ages 6-8)

Instructor: Jennifer Stathes

Saturday 11:00-12:00 PM
27 sessions. September 10-May 20
No class: 10/8, 11/26, 1/7, 2/18, 2/25, 4/8, 4/15
Tuition: $714/Member: $664

This class is full. 

JAZZ B – Competition (Ages 9-11+)

Instructor: Tiffany

Wednesday 5:30-6:30 PM
29 sessions. September 14- May 17
No class: 10/5, 2/22, 4/5, 4/12
Tuition: $758/Member: $708

This class is full. 

JAZZ C – Competition (Ages 12+)

Instructor: Megan Clancy

Thursday  6:30-7:30 PM
29 sessions. September 15-May 18
No class: 11/24, 2/23, 4/6, 4/13
Tuition: $758/Member: $708

This class is full. 

HIP HOP – (Ages 5+)

Learn popular Hip Hop moves as well as learn the fundamentals and history of Hip Hop dance. Express yourself  and find your inner rhythm and funk in this fun filled class. Dress: clothes should be comfortable-T-shirts, sweatpants, shorts at an appropriate length, sneakers (ie: Adidas, Converse low top sneakers, Nike are acceptable for class). Maximum 8 students per class.

HIP HOP/ACRO (Ages 5-6)

Learn popular Hip Hop moves as well as learn the fundamentals of basic Tumbling and Floor Acrobatics/ Breakdancing. Dress: Comfortable but fitted. Gymnastics and dance leotards may be worn, as well as fitted T-Shirts/ tank tops. *Shirts should NOT go over the head when upside down. Leggings, sweatpants, joggers, or shorts at an appropriate length are acceptable bottoms. Shoes: Black low-top sneakers that are only worn to class. 

Instructor: Ashley Burke

Sunday 10:00-11:00 AM
26 sessions. September 11- May 14
No class: 10/9, 11/27, 2/19, 2/26, 4/9, 4/16, 5/7
Tuition: $692/Member: $642

WHEN JOINING MID SEMESTER
Instructor: Ashley Burke

Sunday 10:00-11:00 AM
14 sessions. January 8- May 14
No class: 2/19, 2/26, 4/9, 4/16, 5/7
Tuition: $478/Member: $428
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HIP HOP 1 (Ages 6-8)

Instructor: Jennifer Stathes

Monday 5:30-6:30 PM
28 sessions. September 12-May 15
No class: 9/26, 10/10, 1/16, 2/20, 4/10
Tuition: $736/Member: $686

This class is full. 

HIP HOP 2 (Ages 8-10)

Instructor: Tiffany

Monday 5:30-6:30 PM
28 sessions. September 12-May 15
No class: 9/26, 10/10, 1/16, 2/20, 4/10
Tuition: $736/Member: $686

This class is full.

HIP HOP 3 (Ages 8+)

Instructor: Spex

Sunday 1:15-2:15 PM
23 sessions. October 2 – May 14
No class: 10/9, 11/27, 2/19, 2/26, 4/9, 4/16, 5/7
Tuition: $626/Member:$576

WHEN JOINING MID SEMESTER
Instructor: Spex

Sunday 1:15-2:15 PM
14 sessions. January 8- May 14
No class: 2/19, 2/26, 4/9, 4/16, 5/7
Tuition: $478/Member: $428
REGISTER

TEEN HIP HOP (Ages 13+)

Instructor: Spex

Sunday 2:30-3:30 PM
26 sessions. September 11 – May 14
No class: 10/9, 11/27, 2/19, 2/26, 4/9, 4/16, 5/7
Tuition: $692/Member: $642

This class is full.

LYRICAL – (Ages 6+)

Combines the technical elements of classical ballet with the freedom, fluidity and the expressive aspects of jazz and modern dance. Competition Lyrical B, C: Classes for students who are a part of GCAC’s Competition Dance Team. Students MUST audition to be a part of the dance team and must be in Ballet at least 1 year prior to joining the team. Dress: Black leotard, tan/nude tights and shorts or black pants. Shoes: nude jazz shoes, foot undeez, or turners. Hair pulled back.

LYRICAL 2 (Ages 6-8)

Instructor: Jennifer Stathes

Saturday 1:00-2:00 PM
27 sessions. September 10-May 20
No class: 10/8, 11/26, 1/7, 2/18, 2/25, 4/8, 4/15
Tuition: $714/Member: $664

WHEN JOINING MID SEMESTER
Instructor: Jennifer Stathes

Saturday 1:00-2:00 PM
15 sessions. January 14-May 20
No class: 1/7, 2/18, 2/25, 4/8, 4/15
Tuition: $500/Member: $450
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LYRICAL B – Competition (Ages 9-11)

Instructor: Tiffany

Wednesday 6:30-7:30 PM
29 sessions. September 14-May 17
No class: 10/5, 2/22, 4/5, 4/12
Tuition: $758/Member: $708

This class is full. 

LYRICAL C – Competition (Ages 12+)

Instructor: Megan Clancy

Thursday 7:30-8:30 PM
29 sessions. September 15-May 18
No class: 11/24, 2/23, 4/6, 4/13
Tuition: $758/Member: $708

This class is full. 

MUSIC

WINTER BREAK – NO CLASSES FROM DECEMBER 17 – JANUARY 6

Winter/Spring 2023 semester begins January 7.

PAINLESS PIANO – (Ages 4-8)

Lessons for young children are designed specifically to make the process of learning piano easy and fun. Concepts introduced include rhythm, movement, reading, music notation and more. Students will be taught to play a variety of popular and classical pieces and are encouraged to improvise. Maximum 6 students per class.

NEW! PAINLESS PIANO – INTRODUCTION

Instructor: Robert Hoffmann

Tuesday 4:15-4:45 PM
16 sessions. January 10-May 16
No class: 2/14, 2/21, 4/11
Tuition $450/Member: $400
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PAINLESS PIANO – INTRODUCTION

Instructor: Robert Hoffmann

Tuesday 4:45-5:15 PM
28 sessions. September 13-May 16
No class: 9/27, 10/4, 2/14, 2/21, 4/11
Tuition $750/Member: $700

This class is full. 

PAINLESS PIANO – INTERMEDIATE

Instructor: Robert Hoffmann

Thursday 4:30-5:00 PM
24 sessions. October 6-May 11
No class: 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 11/3, 11/24, 2/23, 3/9, 4/6, 4/13
Tuition $675/Member: $625

This class is full. 

FUTURE IDOL – (Ages 10+)

(One year of vocal training or audition required)

Want to be a star or just look like one? If you’ve ever wanted to be like a singer you heard on TV then you will love this class. Musicians of all kinds are welcome! Bring your guitar, sax or any instrument and help to create a magical performance. Students will learn the art of performing songs in various styles such as rock, R&B, folk and country. Our instructor will help a young artist build confidence in his/her ability to perform while reinforcing proper vocal technique. Private voice lessons may be taken with this class. Performance will be on the last day of class. Maximum 10 students per class.

Instructor: Robert Hoffmann

Tuesday 7:00-8:00
PM   
16 sessions. January 10-May 16
No class: 2/14, 2/21, 4/11
Tuition: $450/Member: $400
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ACTING & MUSICAL THEATRE

BROADWAY BOUND JUNIOR CHILDREN’S THEATRE – (Ages 6-8)

This class will teach elementary acting, singing, and dancing. Our performance for the semester will be a Broadway Showcase from Broadway hits. Performance on May 16 from 6:00-6:45pm. Tuition includes two tickets to the performance. Maximum 16 students per class.

Instructor: Robert Hoffmann

Tuesday 5:30-6:30 PM
16 sessions. January 10-May 16
No class: 2/14, 2/21, 4/11
Last two classes (5/2, 5/9) 5:30-7:00 PM
Performance: 5/16  6:00-6:45 PM
Tuition: $495/Member: $445
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BROADWAY BOUND: CHILDREN’S THEATRE – (Ages 9-14)

Dance and sing along to popular Broadway hits in a creative environment. This class will teach elementary acting, singing, and dancing. Our performance for the semester will be Broadway revue style. Performance on April 30 from 12:30-1:15pm. Tuition includes two tickets to the performance. Maximum 16 students per class.

Instructor: Ashley Burke

Sunday 12:00-1:15 PM
13 sessions. January 8-April 30
No class 2/19, 2/26, 4/9, 4/16
Tuition: $476/Member: $426
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CHESS

CHESS MATES: INTRO TO CHESS – (Ages 6+)

In-person instruction by nationally ranked chess expert Jack Niculescu, ranked in the top 3% of all US chess players. This interactive class covers an introduction to the game, including rules and strategies. A great way for students to learn the game everyone is talking about. No previous knowledge of chess required, just a strong desire to learn. Maximum 10 students per class.

Instructor: Jack Niculescu

Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM
16 sessions. January 11-May 17
No class: 2/22, 4/5, 4/12
Tuition: $450/Member: $400
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KNIGHTCLUB – (Experienced players, Ages 7+)

An invitation to all Kings & Queens! Join our Knightclub and show off your moves! A complete understanding of chess rules required. This class will consist of a 30-minute talk which includes a focused lesson and relevant puzzles. Students will interact with the instructor while playing games with other students. All facets and phases of the game will be covered. Maximum 12 students per class.

Instructor: Jack Niculescu

Wednesday 6:15-7:15PM
16 sessions. January 11-May 17
No class: 2/22, 4/5, 4/12
Tuition: $450/Member: $400
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FENCING

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

BEGINNER FENCING – (Ages 7+)

We will start you on the path to enjoy this martial art with a foil. Expert instruction on protocol, safety, foundation footwork, attack, and parry-riposte. You will have the opportunity to fence with a partner at your level. Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Bernie Genzer

Friday 5:00-6:00 PM
14 sessions. January 13-May 5
No class: 2/24, 4/7, 4/14
Tuition: $610/Member: $560
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INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED FENCING – (Ages 8+)

Building on your fundamental skills, we will learn more advanced footwork, attack and defense skills. We will also learn battle strategies, applying them in more time bouting (fencing each other, one on one). Maximum 8 students per class.

Instructor: Bernie Genzer

Friday 6:15-7:15 PM
14 sessions. January 13-May 5
No class: 2/24, 4/7, 4/14
Tuition: $610/Member: $560
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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

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