Performing Arts (Dance, Drama, Music) classes in the Rochester area
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A Magical Journey Thru Stages
A Magical Journey Thru Stages is a 501(c)(3) non-profit youth community theater for children and teens from the Greater Rochester Area. Annually, Stages offers: 8 full theatre productions, summer camps, an improv troupe, homeschool classes, technical theater training, open mic nights, specialized workshops, and tuition assistance for economically disadvantaged youth. It provides high-quality year-round community theater programs that build confidence, teamwork, leadership, and skills in all aspects of the theater arts, in a safe, non-competitive environment. STAGES' theatre classes (including day time classes for home schoolers) and workshops are available on a variety of theater topics for Grades 1 and up; we also have a vibrant homeschool program on Wednesdays. Our Stages Kids (grades 2-5) program features two productions, Aladdin, Jr. in the fall and Dear Edwina, Jr. in the spring. Email Stages@MJTStages.com to receive registration materials or to be added to the mailing list. Located at Auditorium Center, 3rd Floor, 875 E. Main Street, Rochester, NY 14605. 585-935-7173.
Hochstein School of Music & Dance
Hochstein School of Music & Dance fosters personal growth for all ages with music, dance, and expressive arts instruction. Whether its individual instrumental instruction, participation in our orchestra or band programs, classical to rock, dance both recreational and intensive training for the serious dance student and short-term classes for children and adults, we offer a comprehensive curriculum designed to provide a well-rounded education in the arts. With our talented and experienced faculty and nurturing staff, people come together to learn and share; realizing personal goals and reaching their full potential. Anyone who is interested regardless of age, experience, background, or ability to pay can be a part of our community. Fall classes begin September 12. To view our catalog, click here or visit our web site. For questions or to speak to someone about tuition assistance, please call: 585.454.4596
TYKEs Theatre AcademyGot an actor in your living room?
TYKEs Theatre Academy offers on-stage acting programs kids LOVE!
Ten-week Fall theater classes begin October 2016 with weekly sessions on Thursdays from 4 to 5pm for kids ages 5 to 8 and on Mondays from 4 to 5:30pm for kids ages 8 and up.
Plus... TYKEs Columbus Day Vacation Camp
Monday, Oct 10
Join TYKEs for a brand new full-day theater program for kids ages 8 and up.
Contact Freyda Schneider at 585-461-2000, ext. 269 or email@example.com for more information. All programs take place at the JCC, 1200 Edgewood Avenue in Brighton
Rochester Academy of Music & ArtsIT'S BACK TO SCHOOL MUSIC & ART LESSONS TIME!
Voted #1 Arts Education by the readers of KIDS OUT AND ABOUT for 2 years in a row! Our fun, patient, and caring instructors teach guitar, piano, voice, drums, strings, ukulele, banjo, drawing, painting, sculpting, computer graphics, and more! We are dedicated to an endless pursuit of giving our students the BEST and giving you many benefits that other schools cannot. This is why we are Rochester's largest music and art school with over 400 students who take private, personalized lessons at our convenient, central location each week. Call (585) 506-9437, request info at http://www.rochestermusiclessons.com/FORM.html, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and mention KIDS OUT AND ABOUT to get a FREE $30.00 registration!
Main Street Players @ the P. Ken Dennis Theater
Main Street Players, at the P. Ken Dennis Theatre, Norman Howard School in Henrietta is dedicated to nurturing the performing arts for all ages. Students learn to sing, dance and act through shared learning experiences; they gain confidence, learn to trust their abilities, and work as a team. Integrating the diversity of talent into an ensemble are cornerstones of the program. Register for our upcoming season: Peter Pan Jr. (Ages: 6-14), The Butler Did It (Grades 9-young adult), Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr. (Grades 6-12). Visit our website or email us at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eastman Community Music School
Looking for a quality school-year music program for your child? Check out lessons, classes and ensembles at the Eastman Community Music School! ECMS offers classical and jazz lessons for all instruments, voice and composition; classes in music theory, history, and technology; and numerous ensembles from intimate chamber groups to large ensembles. Have a child between 4 mos. and 6 years old? Become a part of Early Childhood Music, a program which has attracted national and international attention and has been featured on network television.
Visit www.esm.rochester.edu/community, call 585.274.1400, or stop by 10 Gibbs Street (third floor suite) for a full list of offerings for students of all ages and abilities. Don't wait: Fall semester begins September 7th for school-age children and September 17th for Early Childhood program participants!
Nazareth College Department of Music
Affiliated with Nazareth College’s distinguished Department of Music, the Community Music Program adheres to the highest standards of excellence in musical instruction. Recognizing the fundamental value of arts education, the Program focuses on the needs of the individual student through private lessons, appealing to a wide range of ages and abilities. For the very young child, musical enrichment classes are available for those up through four years of age and classroom choral experiences for students four through eight introduce youngsters to valuable musical concepts and practice, with movement, singing and rhythmic activities using Orff instruments. Contact 389-2566 or visit www.naz.edu/music/cmp.
Ballet Prestige specializes in classical Ballet, the foundation for all dance. We also offer Contemporary, Jazz, and Ballet for Boys. Our professional teaching staff is un-paralleled in Rochester. Our central Brighton location is conveniently located opposite 12 Corners, behind Aja Noodle. We take pride in creating a positive, nurturing environment for our students. As the training academy for the New York State Ballet, we provide numerous professional performance opportunities for all ages. Classes are filling up, contact us today! Call our Executive Director Katherine Johnson at 585-704-1903 or email balletprestigeNYSB@gmail.com
Drama Kids International of Rochester
Self-Expression. A Place where you can be yourself. Drama Kids offers exciting programs for ages 4 to 18. Kids have tons of fun and develop confidence-building skills that will help them personally and academically. Give your child a jump on achievement. Classes are filling quickly. Enroll today!
Best Foot Forward
Children's Dance Classes at Best Foot Forward are for children ages 2-14. Our philosophy of dance education is one that truly values the process of learning, rather than focusing on the end result. Classes are Monday Evenings, Wednesday Mornings, Friday Evenings, and Saturday Mornings. Ongoing enrollment, final performance in December. 12 week fall session running from September 12th - December 9th.
Creative Movement with Music Ages 2-5
Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, and Jazz Ages 6-9 & 10-14
Visit www.bestfootforawrdkids.com or call 585-402-8186 for more information.
Cobblestone Performing Arts Center
Arts After School is an arts based after school program that will allow your child to creatively express themselves and unwind in a fun and educational way! Children will arrive at 3:30pm to have a snack and start on homework. Immediately following snack time students will split up into classes such as music, art, foreign language, and theatre. After a thirty minute class students will switch classes to learn a different discipline. Lastly, students will join together for a dance class and rehearsal learning a performance to display at the end of the session to family and friends. Students will explore with hands on participation in each discipline learning how to put a show together whether it be onstage, back stage, set building, etc. Fall session runs September 6th - December 23rd. We will be following the Victor School Schedule for holidays and closings. Full Scale Theatre production at the end of the session. Transportation is available from Victor and Canandagiua Schools.
Founded on the belief that everyone deserves to dream and can achieve great things. Develop, learn, grow, smile and be a part of something...a part of Symphony. Located on East Ridge Road in Irondequoit, Symphony Dance offers certified fitness classes and instruction in ballet, tap, jazz, modern, acro, hip hop and clogging for all ages and all skill levels. For more information check us out on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram via @SymphonyDance, give us a call or text via 585-713-9127, send us an email to Katrina@SymphonyDance.com, or stop in to 1300 East Ridge Rd.Rochester, NY 14621 (In the Rubino's Plaza.)
Spotlight Studios in Fairport offers excellent training and performance opportunities for those wishing to improve their skills. Live-Learning productions offer a chance to participate in a stage production while growing in an educational supportive environment. K-4th graders will perform "Cinderella Kids", 4-8th graders will perform "Elf the Musical Jr" and 8-12th graders will perform "White Christmas". Musical Theatre Intensive classes provide more focused skill-building with smaller class sizes.
Private lessons in drama, voice, dance, drums, guitar, ukulele and audition prep from excellent teachers give a personalized one on one experience. Everyone deserves a chance in the Spotlight this Fall!
Patty Flowerday School of Dance and Fitness
If you are looking for quality dance education, with smaller class sizes for more individualized attention, then we are the studio for you! We offer classes for ages 18 months-adult, beginner-advanced. Classes are offered in Ballet, Pre Pointe, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Stretch & Strength, and ZUMBA. This year we are partnering with Miss Natale's Dance Centre to perform the Nutcracker Ballet the first weekend in December. Our yearly recital is different in the fact that our students actually perform to a storyline. This year we are performing "Neverland, Second Star to the Right." our very own version of Peter Pan! Dancers will be cast as Lost Boys, Pirates, Mermaids, Indians and more! Stop in and meet the teachers or check us out online at PattyFlowerdayDance.com we would love to dance with you!
Miss Kate's Piano StudioIs your student interested in learning to play the piano and write music?
Miss Kate's Piano Studio, located in Brighton near Twelve Corners, is now enrolling students for the 2016-2017 school year. Your child can learn piano, music composition and improvisation in an upbeat, supportive and fun setting. Lessons with Miss Kate set the foundation for a lifetime of music enjoyment. Students will learn songs that motivate them to play often and want to learn more. And you will enjoy a home filled with delightful music! Visit www.MissKatesPianoStudio.com or call 585-244-5556 for more information!
Fischer Piano Instruction
Rhonda Fischer, Alumna of Eastman School of Music specializes in teaching children piano lessons on Prince Street in Rochester. Limited openings and over 35 years experience. Teaching piano reaches deep in the soul and uses both sides of the brain all at once. Children learn to be great in math and exceptional problem solvers in later life. Music is challenging and part of being a well rounded individual Beginners through advanced players are accepted and all styles of music are taught, including improvising and sight reading skills. Please call 585.287.5802 and let the piano music that soothes the heart begin.