Children’s Classes

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Children’s Classes2018-12-13T13:29:29+00:00
Full course descriptions below. Scholarships are available. Class sizes are limited and will be filled on a first come basis. Fees are due at registration and are non-refundable. Contact the SAAC Office for details. 870-862-5474
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SPECIALTY AREAS

Art in Spanish • PreK4 – 1st Grade  Begins January 26 • $125/$145
Saturday 10:00-11:00 with Maria Villegs
Vamos! • This new Spanish-Art Class will bring parents and students together to enjoy learning a new language through fun art activities, including songs and lots of repetition.This is exciting for students and parents who would learn Spanish and practice together.

Special Gifts/Special Needs Art • K-12th Grade  Begins January 22 • Call
Tuesday 5:30-6:30 with Jorge & Maria Villegas

Students will explore different ways of expression through the visual arts. Creativity promotes self awareness and is a wonderful way to communicate individuality and share it with others. Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Voice or Beginning Piano Private Lessons • K-12th Grade
Begins January 22-28 • 12 – 30 minute private lessons $300/320
Schedule time with instructor Charlsie Falcon. Contact SAAC Office.

Group Voice Lessons • K-12th Grade  Begins January 23 • $120/$140
Wednesday 3:45-4:30 with Charlie Falcon

BALLET

Ballet Level 1  Begins January 23 • $120/$140
Wednesday 3:45-4:30 with Cami Lowrey
Level 1 places emphasis on ballet fundamentals and music connection for students kindergarten – 1st grade.

Ballet Level 2  Begins January 28 • $125/$145
Monday 4:00-5:00 with Stephanie Lowrey
Ballet 2 students will focus on developing techniques learned in Level 1 for students 2nd-4th grade.

Ballet Level 3  Begins January 22 • $125/$145
Tuesday 5:00-6:00 with Bekah Gunter
Students will focus on strengthening technique with an emphasis on artistic expression for students 5-8th grade.

Ballet Level 4  Begins January 24 • $165/$185
Monday 6:00-7:30 and Thursday 6:00-7:30 with Stephanie Lowrey
Students will focus on strengthening technique with an emphasis on artistic expression for students 9-12th grade.

GLEE

Glee Club 1-12   Begins January 28 • $125/$145
Monday 3:30-4:30 with Amy Allen

Where do you find your inner gleek? The shower? The car? In church? The mirror? No matter where you are in your journey to vocal stardom, come let us perfect your inner gleek!! No auditions! All gleeks welcome!!!

DRAMA

Drama PreK4 – 1  Begins January 28 • $120/$140
Monday 4:45-5:30 with Hannah Davis
 / Friends and family invited to last class
In our ongoing quest to use arts to educate, this class is dedicated to school readiness skills because learning can be fun, and by nurturing the creative spirit we can mold creative thinkers. Class will use acting and movement to help develop fine motor skills, critical thinking skills, vocabulary, and imagination.

Youth Community Theatre / Drama 2-8 Begins January 22 • NO FEE
Tues & Thur 3:45-5:30 • the musical “Annie, KIDS” sponsored by El Dorado Kiwanis Club

Casting by Audition January 22 & 24 at 3:45-5:30pm with Director Hannah Davis, Vocal Director Cassie Hickman, Choreographer Bekah Gunter, and Producer Lynn Gunter
All Parents and Cast Meeting at 5:30 following rehearsal on Tuesday, January 29.  Expect the rehearsal schedule to include a weekend workday and tech rehearsal and a few extra dress rehearsals on the week of the show in addition to the regular Tuesday and Thursday classes.
Performances on Friday, April 12 at 7pm and Saturday, April 13 at 11am & 2pm
Tickets $5

Drama Club 9-12 Begins January 23 • $125/$145
Wednesday 3:45-5:00 with Hannah Davis
 / Friends and family invited to last class
This is a class for those who love, or want to learn to love the theatre arts. With segments on monologues and scenes from the Classics, and monologues and scenes for college/professional auditions.  Some additional scene work maybe scheduled from 5:00-6:00pm, as needed.

GRAPHIC ART

Graphic Art 2-3  Begins January 24 • $125/$145
Thursday 3:45-4:45 with Mike Means

Drawing with Digital Tools – Learn the fun of Adobe Photoshop by creating artwork using the design tools and filtering techniques of the program. Create art as easily as using a pencil or brush with the lab’s Wacom Tablets.

Graphic Art 4-6  Begins January 28 • $125/$145
Monday 4:45-5:45 with Mike Means

Drawing with Digital Tools – Learn the fun of Adobe Photoshop by creating artwork using the design tools and filtering techniques of the program. Create art as easily as using a pencil or brush with the lab’s Wacom Tablets.

Graphic Art 7-12  Begins January 28 • $125/$145
Monday 3:45-4:45 with Mike Means

Drawing with Digital Tools – Learn the fun of Adobe Photoshop by creating artwork using the design tools and filtering techniques of the program. Create art as easily as using a pencil or brush with the lab’s Wacom Tablets.

VISUAL ART

Art PreK4 Begins January 28 • $120/$140
Monday 3:45-4:30 with Gay Bechtelheimer
 / Friends and family invited to last class
In our ongoing quest to use arts to educate, this class is dedicated to school readiness skills because learning can be fun, and by nurturing the creative spirit we can mold creative thinkers.  Class will use visual arts to help develop fine motor skills, critical thinking skills, vocabulary, and imagination.

Visual Art K-1 Begins January 22 • $125/$145
Tuesday 3:30-4:30 with Maria Villegas
Bees and Things • By learning about bees, honey, and other garden insects,  students will experience nature at its best. New art activities in drawing, painting, and collage will keep students energized and inspired to create their own artworks.

Visual Art 2-3 Begins January 22 • $125/$145
Tuesday 4:30-5:30 with Maria Villegas
Our Mighty Sun • Students will learn about the influence our sun exerts on the earth, generating all kinds of weather. From landscapes on earth, to the solar system, students will use 3-D pens, painting and drawing to create 3-D artworks depicting scenes from landscapes on earth to the solar system.

Visual Art 4-6 Begins January 28 • $125/$145
Monday 3:30-4:45 with Maria Villegas
Oh, Papier-Mâché! • Students will experiment with papier-mâché techniques to create amazing pieces. From objects to animals to imaginative forms, students will let their imaginations run, while learning the wonders of volume and space.

Visual Art 7-12 Begins January 23 • $140/$160
Wednesday 4:30-5:45 with Maria Villegas
Going back to the basics! • Students will have one on one instruction to develop skills in drawing, painting, and the fundamentals of art. From ink to charcoal to acrylics and watercolors, students will experiment to master multiple techniques.

PRIVATE LESSONS

Schedule Private Lessons with Instructors on request
• Fine Arts: Jorge Villegas & Maria Villegas
• Computer Arts: Mike Means
• Piano & Voice: Charlsie Falcon

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