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Ocean City Arts Center

   Call Us At: 609.399.7628

Winter Classes begin January 7  (unless noted otherwise)

Children & Teens Classes:
Performing Arts
Visual Arts (paint/drawing)
Visual Arts &
Art Workshops (in orange)

CREATIVE MOVEMENT

*Class is full...wait list available*

Ages 3 - 5

Brooke Parsons

$90—8 Wednesdays  5pm - 5:45pm

Begins 1/23

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

*Class is full...wait list available*

Ages 6 - 9

Brooke Parsons

$90—8 Wednesdays 6pm - 7pm

Begins 1/23

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 I

*Class is full...wait list available*

Ages 8 - 11

Brooke Parsons

$90—8 Tuesdays 5pm - 6pm

Begins 1/22

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 Tuesdays 6pm - 7pm

Begins 1/22

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 must have experience with ballet and/or Modern Dance I. Dancers must be bare foot with form fitted clothing (preferably leotard).

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!

ART EXPLORATION

Ages 9-15

Chris O’Brien

$120—8 Wednesdays 3:30pm-4:30pm

Students will have fun while experimenting with various art materials that will enhance their artistic expressions. Create with pencil, charcoal, pastels, watercolors, acrylic, clay, paper mache, etc.  Famous artists and cultures will also be discussed.

ART APPRECIATION

Ages 7-12

Chris O’Brien

$120—8 Wednesdays 5pm - 6pm

This class is designed to focus on the elements of drawing, painting, sculpture and printmaking. Students will be able to discover what their favorite medium is while learning different techniques using mediums such as pencil, pen and ink, paint, clay, and pastels.

INTRODUCTION TO MOSAICS

Ages 12 - adult

Michele Pasciullo

$75—3 Wednesdays 6:30pm - 8:30pm

(2/13, 2/20, 2/27)

          OR

(3/13, 3/20, 3/27)

$20 Supply fee

Introduction to mosaics for those with little or no experience. Break tile, cut glass, smash dishes, transform trash into treasure!  Learn the versatile art of mosaic in this weekly course.

INTERMEDIATE MOSAICS

Ages 12 - adult

Michele Pasciullo

Mondays 6pm - 8pm (1/7-4/8)

$140—6 weeks (plus $30 Supply fee)

$240—14 weeks (plus $45 Supply fee)

This class is for students who have had an introduction to the mosaic process and are comfortable working independently with guidance from instructor.

SOUTH JERSEY LANDSCAPES IN PASTEL

Ages 16 - Adults

Renee Leopardi

$140—6 Thursdays 6pm - 8pm

     -OR-

$30 per class

Supply list available: Click here

Learn how to paint the beautiful South Jersey Landscape in pastel.  This 6 week course will cover the many elements of our unique land: marsh, waterways and colorful skies. Learn about the different types of pastels and papers/surfaces you can use. Explore a variety of underpainting techniques to breathe life into your paintings. Students will work from their own favorite photographs. All levels welcome.

SNOW SCENES IN PASTEL

Ages 16 - Adults

Renee Leopardi

$140—6 Thursdays 6pm - 8pm

     -OR-

$30 per class

Supply list available: Click here

In this 6 week course, you will learn how to paint snow scenes in pastel.  Challenge yourself to avoid “white” pastels and work with multiple underpainting techniques to find your preferred method and breathe life into your paintings.  There will also be a review/information about the different types of pastels and papers/surfaces you can use.  Students will work from their own favorite photographs.  All levels welcome.

LEARN TO DRAW WITH CHARCOAL

Ages 16 - Adults

Renee Leopardi

$140—6 Thursdays 6pm - 8pm

     -OR-

$30 per class

Begins 2/21

Whether you are new to drawing or just brushing up on your drawing skills, this class is perfect for students of all levels.  Charcoal is inexpensive & a fun medium to work with. The lessons are designed to help you learn how to work with charcoal using light and shadow to create a three dimensional appearance as well as techniques for capturing the texture and proper perspective of the subject. 

Recommended to bring:

Vine Charcoal, Artist Chamois, Kneaded Eraser and Charcoal paper sketch pad.  Paper designated as “Charcoal Paper” works best.  An easel is recommended but not necessary.

KIDS CREATE WITH CLAY

 Ages 9 - 15

Mary A. Daly

$85—5 Saturdays 10:30am - 12pm

(1/12, 1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 2/23)

$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!

MOSAIC PENDANT WORKSHOP
Ages 12-adults
Michele Pasciullo
Saturday, Dec. 1, 10am-12pm
Saturday, Dec, 1, 12:30pm-2:30pm
$30 tuition plus $10 supply fee
It's not too late to create gorgeous handmade gifts for the holidays in this special 1-day workshop.  Participants have been amazed at how easily they can make fabulous professional mosaic pendants.  Choose from a variety of stained glass pieces, beads, mirror, and other interesting materials to fashion pieces that are uniquely you!  Or simply come in to de-stress and have fun with friends.  Two mosaic pendants with cord are included in workshop. No experience necessary.

SEA LIFE RESIN WINDOW

(2 day) WORKSHOP

AGES 14 - ADULTS

2 Sat’s…Jan. 19 & 26, 10am - 12pm

$50 tuition plus $25 supply fee

Michele Pasciullo

Using your own upcycled window, learn to work with resin to create a work of art with sea treasures in all their natural beauty.  Bring your own window the first day of class and learn how to prepare it for a resin pour.  Create a 5x7" piece (provided by instructor) to learn the process.  On the 2nd day of class finish your resin window with newly acquired skills!  Lots of fun materials will be provided to create your artwork but feel free to bring your own found treasures.  All materials except window will be provided.