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609.399.7628                                                            Developing skills with fun!

Ocean City Arts Center

Winter Classes begin January 9 (unless otherwise noted)
Children & Teens classes:

Performing Arts

Visual Arts (paint/drawing)

Visual Arts (various)

CREATIVE MOVEMENT

Ages 3 - 5

Brooke Parsons

$90—8 Wednesdays  4:30pm - 5:15pm

Begins 1/25

Students will focus on the elements of dance learning technique through ballet, creative movement, and rhythmic routines.  Students will use props in dance movement.  Instructor uses song, dance, singing, movement and FUN!

BALLET / JAZZ COMBO

Ages 6 - 9

Brooke Parsons

$90—8 Wednesdays  5:15pm - 6:15pm

Begins 1/25

Dancers will study the classic techniques and placement of ballet along with ballet combinations, poise and grace. The second half of the class will be focused on jazz dance technique. Students will explore the movements of jazz along with funky combinations, pop movements and classic jazz technique. Please be prepared with ballet slippers and jazz shoes. Students must wear a ballet leotard, tights and jazz clothing such as jazz pants or shorts.

MODERN

Ages 8 - 11

Brooke Parsons

$90—8 Wednesdays 6:15pm - 7:15pm

Begins 1/25

Exploration of the natural and creative movements of the body are studied in modern dance. This class has an infusion of classical movements along with unique, creative dance styles that fit the composition of which is focused on. Modern dance expresses the inner soul of the dancer. No shoes for this class and fitted dance clothing.

MODERN II

Ages 11 - 14

Brooke Parsons

$90—8 Thursdays 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Begins 1/26

Modern II focuses on the development and creativity of movement through contemporary movement and ballet principals. Students will participate in a strong modern dance warm up, across the floor combinations and collaborations of a vast range of modern dance routines. This style goes from lyrical movement to unique/abstract. Dancers in Modern II must have experience with ballet and/or modern dance. Dancers must be bare foot with form fitted clothing (preferably leotard).

JAZZ FUNK

Ages 8 - 12

Brooke Parsons

$90—8 Thursdays  5:30pm-6:30pm

Begins 1/26

Students will explore the movements of jazz along with funky combinations, pop movements and classic jazz technique. The class will be infused with funky hip hop movements that exhibit classic funky hip hop styles and today's popular dance movements! Please be prepared with jazz shoes. Students must wear fitted dance clothing and jazz pants or shorts.

TAI CHI

Relaxation!

Ages 10 - adult

Frank Callio

Tuesdays   6:30pm - 8pm

$5 per class

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese art studied to promote relaxation and to encourage meditation.  The slow, flowing exercise of the Tai Chi “form” is taught along with several breathing exercises.  Tai Chi is often called “meditation in motion” as it encompasses both physical and mental exercise.  ONGOING

ZUMBA/ZUMBA TONING &

ZUMBA GOLD

Ages 12 - adult

Charlotte Mitchell

Tuesdays 9am - 10am

Thursdays 9am - 10am

$5 per class

This is a class suited for all levels and all ages.  You exercise & dance at your own pace. Light weights are used for some dances and are optional.  Fun required!

ZUMBA TONING:  adding the use of light weights  creates some resistance when incorporated with the Zumba Dance work-out.  The benefits are: improved overall muscle tone, definition, strength, bone density and cardio endurance.  This is an intro class and is combined with the Zumba class.  Weights are optional.  ONGOING

DANCE WITH ME BALLROOM

Ages 10 - adult

Edward Fischer

Mon. - Sat.   by appointment

Affordable dance programs

www.dancewithmeballroom.com

All programs include private lessons, group classes and dance parties.

Our private lessons will get you moving and appreciating all types of music. Learn the Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango, Cha-Cha, Rumba, Swing and MORE! With our easy to follow dance system, you will never have to say “no” to another dance invitation! Day and evening lessons taught by certified instructors.

FIRST LESSON FREE!

PASTEL PORTRAITS FROM PHOTO

Teens & Adults

Leonard Wilkinson

$140 - 6 Tuesdays 6pm - 8pm

Supply list available: Click here

Pastel Portraits from color or black and white photos.  Learn color theory for skin tones, how to get a likeness, and applying pastel.

KIDS CREATE WITH CLAY

 Ages 7 - 14

Mary A. Daly

$85—6 Saturdays 10am - 11:30am

$5 supply fee

Explore the fascinating world of clay!  Students will learn how to prepare and work with clay to create original pieces.  Various techniques will be used, including pinch pots, slabs, and coils.  We will start our first piece on day one, so bring your creativity and be ready to have some fun!

ELEMENTS OF ART

Ages 3 - 6

Michele Pasciullo

$110—8 Fridays 9:30am - 10:15am

This class is designed for the pre-school or kindergarten age child to experience making fine art.  This class will refine your child’s fine motor skills while doing fun art activities.

EXPLORING ART

Ages 8 - 12

Christine O’Brien

$120—8 Wednesdays 3:30pm-4:30pm

Creative fun!  This class encourages students to explore new materials that will enhance their artistic expressions while also learning about famous artists and other cultures.  Artists will be exposed to materials such as pencil, charcoal, pastels, watercolors, clay, and paper mache, to name a few.

TRAVEL THROUGH ART

Ages 8 - 12

Christine O’Brien

$120—8 Wednesdays 5pm - 6pm

Travel around the world, discovering different ways to create art through a variety of cultures.  Students will use their imagination to explore places such as Japan, China, Australia, Russia, Mexico and Africa, and will create sculptures, paintings, drawings and jewelry!

MOSAIC MANIA

Ages 14 - adult

Michele Pasciullo

$100—5 Mondays 6pm - 8pm (begins 1/9)

$20 Supply fee

2nd Session (begins 2/13):

$100—5 Mondays 6pm - 8pm

$20 Supply fee

*NEW—Repeat students may drop in at $30 per class ($25+$5 supplies)

Get your smash on! Tile, broken dishes, stained glass, and recycled materials will all be discussed in this overview of the direct method of mosaic.  Learn about basic hand tools, adhesives, substrates, surfaces and grouting.  Students will make a teacher-led project to learn the basic steps and become familiar with materials.  With the guidance of the instructor, they will then create their own mosaic vision based on the materials that appeal to them individually.  Learn everything you need to know to create a unique work of art in mosaic! Plus have fun making art with like-minded creators.