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NURTURING THE ARTS SINCE 1998Adult ArtClayDrawing & PaintingFused GlassJewelryK & Pre-K EnrichmentKids ArtMommy & MeMusicPhotographyPortfolio Development SculptureWINTER SESSION begins Jan. 2ndARTKatonah CenterActingBalletBelly DanceFitnessJazzMusical TheatreSpecial NeedsSwing Dance Tai Chi TapTriple ThreatYoga... & More!The Katonah Art Center, now in its 17th year, has become the hub of artistic learning in Northern Westchester. KAC offers classes to all ages and levels and is known for its warm, supportive environment providing a creative sanc-tuary for art lovers, artists, musicians, dancers, singers, illustrators, cartoon-ists, sculptors, photographers, knitters, yogis, painters and potters. KAC is known for the quality of its instructors, many whom are locally and nationally known. The art center houses three painting studios, a pottery studio, a chil-drens art room, a darkroom, an Apple computer lab, a music room and two newly renovated dance and fitness studios.KACs new program TADA (Theatre And Dance Arts) offers a wide array of classes taught by seasoned professionals in the performing arts. In addition to our many disciplines of dance, we offer classes in acting and voice, dance fitness, Yoga and Tai Chi as well as classes for homeschoolers. Also new this year is Renaissance Kids @ KAC, a new multi-arts, bilingual Preschool & Kindergarten Enrichment Program. Many of our classes are scheduled simul-taneously, making it perfect for the family who loves art, theatre, fitness and dance.FREE ARTS DAY & OPEN HOUSESunday, Dec. 15th & Mar. 23rd 12 - 3pm For newcomers and the curious of all ages! This event may include drawing, painting, pottery, collage, sculpture, animation, cartooning, crafts, group yoga, Zumba , dance and music! Katonah Art Center instructors will be available for tours, demon-strations, on-site instruction and to answer your questions about classes and camps. You may also draw from the model in costume. Refreshments will be served and fun will be had in generous amounts. All workshops are free - no registration is required. Adult and older kids, see description below. ADULT OPEN HOUSE Sunday, Jan. 5th 12 - 3pm Our first open house specifically for adults and older teens. This event has been add-ed due to numerous requests from teachers and students alike. Join us for an evening of large scale charcoal figure drawing, classical oil painting, life sculpture, pottery, adult dancing and more. Enjoy a wine and cheese reception in our lobby and meet our adult instructors. OPEN HOUSE & BRING A FRIEND WEEK! Jan 13th - 18th The week of January 13th is open house week at KAC! Bring a friend for a free trial and join us for coffee, tea and cookies. Receive a 10% discount off next semesters tuition when you and your friend sign up! FIRST TIME ARTISTS that are new to classes at KAC will receive a one-time discount of $25 towards their creative journey!! SUMMER CAMP 2014 ALL NEW TOPICS!! Registration begins Jan.15th PRESIDENTS WEEKEND EVENTS Check out our Winter Break Camps page 5 and the Family Workshops and Specialty Workshops offered during the holiday weekend page 42 - 45.TRIAL CLASSES & PRIVATE LESSONS Call (914) 232-4843.We are proud to introduce our NEW! Website: www.katonahartcenter.comPhoto Credits to Sarah Miller, David Hughes & Emily Fountain. Victoria Tillot-son 30, Mindy Katz cover page & page 44, Cindy Sacks 34, Jock MacRae 35, Ste-phen Douglas 36, Wende Caporale 37, Loren Anderson 43, Chrissanth Greene-Gross 44. Katonah Art Center131 Bedford RoadKatonah, NY 10536(914) 232 - 4843office@katonahartcenter.com Enrichment............4 Camps....................5 Dance.....................6 Theatre...................6 Fitness..................16 Yoga......................17 Music....................27 Young Kids Art......20 Kids Art.................21 Teen Art................28 Adult Art...............28 Parties..................40 Sat. Art Nites........41 Workshops...........42 Registration.........46 HOLIDAYSMartin Luther King Jr. DayMonday,January 20th Presidents WeekendFriday - Tuesday,February 14th - 18th Snow Make-up WeekMonday - Sunday, March 24th - 30th d Inclement Weather? see pg. 50WINTER SESSIONJan. 2 - March 22Winter / Spring TADA continues until June 13thWELCOME 2 3WELCOME4DANCEall ages5Art Camps Keep your child/teen creative and inspired during school breaks at our arts & craft camps. Students will work with a variety of materials, trying their hand at clay, painting, drawing & crafts. All campers should dress appropriately for art and bring a snack. Full-day campers should bring a lunch. Materials included. Pre-reg-istration is required. Kids Grades 1-5 and Teens Grades & Up.ADD Dance to your Art! Join us for an extra hour of camp from 12-1pm to experience several forms of dance including: tap, ballet, theatre dance, jazz, Zumba and more. In this fun camp we will be experimenting with different types of dance in a nurturing, encouraging environment. Wear comfortable clothes you can move in and sneakers.Times: Morning: 9:00 12:00pm Dance: 12 - 1pm Afternoon: 1 4:00pm Full-Day 8:30am - 5pm Extended Day option 8:30am - 9am, $10/day, 4:30-5:30pm: $15/dayFees: Half-Day $340/ week; Full-Day $650/ week or $68 per half day session. Add Dance for $25/ day Summer Camp 2014ALL NEW TOPICS!!!Summer Camp Registration begins Jan. 15th Rock n Roll, TADA! Theatre & Dance Arts!- The Total Theatre Experience, Anime Fashion, Fiber Arts, Costume-Making, Glass Jewelry, Film-Making, Dollhouse Design, and much, much more! NEW Renaissance Kidshe Katonah Art Center is thrilled to announce our Renaissance Kids Enrichment Program for Pre-Schoolers & Kindergarteners.Our mission is to provide a hands-on learning environment where children can be free to explore the arts in a warm encouraging setting, fostering self-awareness and self-confidence.We have designed this very special program with two goals in mind. Our primary goal is to provide a diverse multi-arts environ-ment designed to stimulate your kindergartners imagination, creativity and intellect. Our secondary goal is to immerse your child in a bi-lingual environ-ment, introducing them to basic Spanish vocabulary as well as, conversational Spanish. The Katonah Art Center has earned its reputation as the pre-eminent school of visual and performing arts in Northern Westchester. In addition to our newly renovated Renaissance Kids classrooms, our facility houses three art studios, an Apple computer lab, two pottery studios, a yoga studio and a ballet studio. Each day at the Renaissance Room will consist of a mix of story time, art, dance or movement and music. Times Morning Session: 9 - 9:30am drop-off window (or until transp. arrives) Afternoon Session: 12:45 - 3pmDays Monday - Friday choose 2, 3, 4, or 5 daysTuition Two-day fee: $3000 per year* / addtl. days $1200/year (20% disc) * Transportation is available. * Payments may be split into three* Open House for 2014 - 2015 : March 23rd, 12 - 3pmTSpring CampMon. - Fri. April 14th - April 18th Winter Session d Begins January 2ndCaMpsREnaissanCE EnRiChMEntd Pres. Weekend Camp Fri. - Tues. Feb. 14th - Feb. 18th 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing Arts6 7Welcome to the all-new Theatre & Dance Arts ProgramTheatre And Dance Arts (TADA) at KAC isnt just another dance studio, but a source for solid training in many facets of theatrical arts. While we offer MANY disciplines of dance, we also offer classes devoted to Acting, Voice and Audition technique and performance...and more. With Director Anne-Marie Gerard Gallers extensive professional experience and contact with working theater professionals, our classes are geared to students looking for a purely recreational experience, as well as those hoping to make theatre and/or dance a career. Classes, workshops and Master Classes will be conducted by well known NYC and local teachers with an emphasis on educa-tion as opposed to competition. Additionally, classes geared to boys and adults are offered on a multi-level basis; classes for Seniors and Home-Schoolers. Our mission at TADA is to include EVERYONE in the joy of Theatre and Dance - ages 2 to 102!In conjunction with Katonah Arts Centers renowned Visual Arts program, TADA at KAC offers a program of excellence across the board in Arts Education, bringing high level professionals and excit-ing multi-discipline Theatre / Dance classes to Northern Westches-ter for a NYC experience in every aspect of the Arts.Winter / Spring Semester will culminate with a Student Showcase on Saturday, June 14thSecond semester enrollment is required to participate.GIRLS:Early Childhood:Ages 2-4 Little Dancers / Ages 56 Pre Ballet / K Ballet: Pink Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet SlippersTutu for ages 2- 4 optionalDance Skirt for Ages 4 6 optionalHair Pulled Back From FaceBallet:Ages 6 10 Ballet: Light Blue or Pink Leotard, Pink Ballet SlippersHair Pulled Back From FaceAges 11- 14+ Ballet:Black Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Black Boy Shorts/Ballet Skirt optionalHair Pulled Back From FaceLyrical: Any Color LeotardTights / Boy Shorts / Leggings /Jazz PantsFoot Thongs RecommendedHair Pulled Back From FaceJazz/Tap/T3:Any Color Leotard or Body Fitting Top. Black Jazz Pants / LeggingsJazz Shoes: Ages K 8: Black Lace Up Jazz OxfordsAges 8+: Black Slip-on Oxfords Tap Shoes: Ages 3 8: Black Buckle Tap ShoeAges 8+: Black Oxford Tap ShoeHair Pulled Back From FaceTheatre Dance:Any Color Leotard or Body Fitting Top. Black or Suntan Tights OR Black Jazz Pants / LeggingsBlack Jazz Shoes and / or Character HeelsHair Pulled Back From FaceHip-Hop:Comfortable, Non-Constricting Clothes. Jazz or Hip Hop Sneakers (NO STREET SHOES PLEASE)Hair Pulled Back From FaceBOYSAll Disciplines:Plain White Tee ShirtBlack Shorts or Jazz PantsBallet: Black SlippersJazz: Black Jazz OxfordsTap: Black Tap OxfordsHipHop: Comfortable, Non-Constricting Clothes. Jazz or HipHop Sneakers (NO STREET SHOES PLEASE)DRESS CODE 2014 WINTER / SPRING SEMESTER 2/2/2014 6/13/2014:Anne-Marie Gerard GallerThe Katonah Art Center is pleased to welcome our new Dance & Theatre (TADA) director Anne-Marie Gerard Galler. Ms. Galler, a longtime Broadway veter-an has been teaching in the greater Westchester area for over 13 years. Ms. Gallers success as a teacher has led several of her students to Broadway careers. We are thrilled to have her talents as part of KAC!taDataDa theatre & Dance theatre & DanceWinter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing Arts8 9MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdayAdult Ballet10 11:30amDrop-In $25Slow Flow Yoga 9:30 10:45pm Drop-In $20Adult Tap10 11amDrop-in $20Gentle Yoga9:30 10:45am Drop-In $20Int. Adult Ballet 11 - 12:30pm Drop-in $25Little Dancersages 3 & 410:15 11amEnrichment Danceages 4 & 511:00 - 11:45pm Homeschool Jazz/Tap ages 4 - 62 2:45pm Enrichment Danceages 4 & 511:00 - 11:45pmZumba for Kids11:00 12pmDrop-in $18Little Dancersages 3 & 41:30 2:15pmYoga for Pre-Schoolages 3 & 41 - 1:45pmHomeschool Jazz/Tap ages 6 - 102:45 4pm Yoga 1011 - 2:15pm 1/24, 1/31 or2/7, $25Zumba12:00 1pmDrop-in $18Int. Tap IIIages 11 - 133:30 4:30pm Boys Hip Hopall ages4:30 5:30pmInt. Jazz IIIages 11 - 13 4:30 - 5:30pmHip-Hop Iages 5 7 4:30 - 5:30pmBallet III / IV ages 12-164:45 - 6pmHip-Hop I/IIages 6 - 95:30 6:30pmJazz/Tap II/IIIages 9 - 121:00 2:00pmKinder Balletages 5 - 6 4:30 - 5:30pmBeg. Tumbling ages 6 - 105:30 - 6:30pmHip-Hop IIages 7- 10 5:30 6:30pmPartnering / Pre-Pointe6 - 7pmHip-Hop IIIages 11 - 146:30 7:30pmMaster Class Series1:30pm see websiteTheatre Danceages 11 - 145:30 - 6:30pmLyrical Jazz ages 8 - 116:30 - 7:45pmHip-Hop IIIages 11 - 14 6:30 7:30pmEast Coast Swing7:30 - 8:30pmAdult Hip Hop7:30 8:30pm Drop-in $20Zumba7:00 - 8:00pmDrop-in $18Teen Lyricalages 12 +7:45 - 8:45pmMonday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday SaturdayAdult Ballet10 11:30amDrop-In $25Vinyasa Yoga 9:30 10:45pm Laurie LuongoAdult Tap10 11amDrop-in $20Gentle Yoga9:30 10:45am Theresa BatesAdult Jazz 10 - 11am Drop-in $20Zumba for Kids10:1511:15amDrop-in $18Enrichment Danceages 4 & 511:30 - 12:15pm Little Dancersages 3 - 41:30 2:15pm Enrichment Danceages 4 & 511:30 - 12:15pm Zumba11:15 12:15pmDrop-in $18Little Dancersages 3 & 41:30 2:15pm Yoga for Pre-Schoolages 2 & 3 1 - 1:45pm Yoga forPre-Schoolages 2 & 31 - 1:45pm Yoga 10112 - 1:15pm 9/27, 10/11 or10/25 $25Theatre Danceages 12 & 1712:15 1:15pm Int. Tap IIIages 11 & 143:30 4:30pm Hip-Hop Iages 5 7 4:30 - 5:30pmBallet IIIages 11 - 133:30 - 4:45pmTapages 11 - 151:15 2:15pm Drop-in $22Kindergarten Balletages 5 - 6 4:30 - 5:30pmInt. Jazz IIIages 11 - 14 4:30 - 5:30pmHip-Hop IIages 7 - 10 5:30 6:30pm Ballet IV ages 14 +4:45 - 6pmHip-Hopages 6 - 94:30 5:30pmJazzages 11 - 152:15 3:15pm Drop-in $22Ballet Iages 6 - 85:30 - 6:30pmBeg. Tumbling ages 6 - 105:30 - 6:30pmHip-Hop IIIages 11 - 13 6:30 7:30pmPartnering 6 - 7pm Ballet for Guys6 - 7pmHip-Hop ages 10 - 145:30 6:30pmMaster Class Series1:30pm check websiteBallet IIages 8 - 106:30 - 7:30pmJazz IV/ Vages 14 +6:30 - 7:45pmTheatre DanceCollege PrepGr. 11 & 127:30 - 8:30pmPre-Pointe6 - 7pmHip-Hop IVages 14-adult6:30 7:30pm Zumba7:30 - 8:30pmDrop-in $18Teen Lyricalages 12 +7:45 - 8:45pmBallet for Guys6 - 7pmAdult Ballet7 - 8:30pmDrop-in $25MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdayOpen Vinyasa9:30 10:45amDrop-In $20Yoga for Pre-Schoolers ages 3 & 4Open Level Yoga9:30 10:45amDrop-In $20Nia9:30 - 10:30am Eve FoglerSlow Flow Yoga9 10:15amDrop-In $20Chair Yoga11:30 12:45pmDrop-In $20Pre-Balletages 4 & 511:00 12pm Teen Yogaages 12 +12:00 1pm Open Level Yoga 4:15 - 5:30pmDrop-In $20Irish Step Iages 6 - 84:30 - 5:30pmJazz/ Tap for Kinderg. ages 4 - 6 4:30 5:30pmActing Igrades K - 24:30 - 5:30pmBeg. Jazz/ Tapages 11 - 145:00 6pmBallet Iages 6 - 85:30 - 6:30pmIrish Step IIages 9 - 115:30 - 6:30pmJazz/ Tap Iages 6 - 8 5:30 6:30pmBarre Tone6:30 - 7:30pmDrop-In $20Belly Dance6 7:00pmDrop-in $20 Essential Exercises4:00 - 5:00pmDrop-In $20Ballet IIages 8 - 116:30 - 7:30pmInt. Flow Yoga7 - 8:15pmDrop-In $20Acting for Musical Theatre Grades 6-126:30 - 7:45pmT3 WorkshopGrades 6 - 126:30 - 8pmT3 Workshop Jr.Gr. 1 - 56:30 - 7:45pmSTudiO bSTudiO AtaDataDa theatre & Dance theatre & DanceWinter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing ArtsSee the online drop-in scheduleSee the onlinedrop-in schedule10 11Early ChildhoodLittle Dancers (ages 3 & 4 yrs.) In this class, students will sing, dance and act. Imagination and movement (and a little bit of silliness) will be the staples of this class while exposing students to the rudiments of dance. This class is fun and appropriate for boys and girls alike! Pre-Ballet (ages 4 - 5) Give your young child the gift of Ballet, improving their bal-ance, grace, poise and memory while they have fun! Basic bal-let skills, terminology, rhythm and coordination are taught and developed in a supportive and supervised environment. Enrichment Dance (ages 4 & 5) Designed as an introduction to dance as part of our Renaissance Kindergarten Enrichmentprogram, OR on its own by enrollment.Students will investigate ballet and jazz to learn basic steps and dance vocabulary in each disciplinto explorethe beginnings of dance. Classes are designed to take the student to the next level by building upon that foundation in a non-compet-itive instructional-focused environment. Students will learn rhythm, timing, coordination and balance as they experience the joy of dance.BalletNEW! Kindergarten Ballet (ages 5 - 6) A great follow-up to Pre-Ballet, or introduction to Ballet for first-timers. Ballet is the basis for many forms of dance, so this class is great on its own, or ben-eficial when paired with any other Kindergarten dance course TADA offers. Basic ballet positions, terminology, and steps are taught in a supportive and encouraging environment appropriate to this age group. Ballet I (ages 6 - 8), Ballet II (ages 8 - 10) Ballet III (ages 11 - 13), Ballet IV (ages 11 - 13)These classes are perfect for the Beginner and Advanced Beginner/Intermediate level ballerina. Instructors will focus on strengthening the muscles, ankles and feet through exercises at the barre and center floor. Proper ballet positions, steps and technique will be taught and combined into combinations and center floor work so that students can progress at their own pace in a nurtur-ing and non-competitive environment. Instructors will provide individual attention to ensure that each student works safely at their own ability level and helping them to progress to the next level. Ballet IV must have three years of prior dance experience.Ballet IV (14+)This is a multi-level class designed to encompass and encourage the dancer who has completed Ballet III, or even those who are new to Ballet. Dancers will continue to strengthen the body and core muscles through barre work, particularly the feet and ankles to prepare for more advanced work. Emphasis will be placed on proper technique and developing a repertoire of steps and movement through center floor work / combinations / progressions. Instruc-tors will provide individual attention to ensure that each student works safely at their ability level to develop musicality, strength and grace.NEW! Partnering This class is designed for both male and female dancers who are proficent in basic ballet and/or lyrical technique and are ready to learn the dynamics of lifts, supported dips pirouettes and more. Dancers should be at the intermediate level and above and be taking one or more ballet classes per week.NEW! Pre-Pointe In this class most work will be done at the barre. This class is designed to strengthen the feet, ankles, back and core, preparing danc-ers in a safe and technically sound manner to go en pointe. Students must also be registered for the Ballet III or Ballet IV on the same day. Beginning / Adv Beg Adult BalletThis class is for adults who have never had a ballet class or who would like to review the basics before starting their studies again, in a nurturing and non-competitive environment. Instructors will introduce the basic exercis-es and body positions of ballet at the barre, with some center floor work - strengthen and tone while you learn. Come work out, have fun and bring out your inner ballerina!Int / Adv Adult BalletThis class is for adults with a strong working knowledge of ballet technique and terminology. Challenging barre work and center floor work including leaps and turns will be offered, allowing dancers to build on experience.Jazz/Tap CombinationsJazz/Tap for Kindergartens (ages 4 - 6) Jazz/Tap I (ages 6 - 8) Jazz/Tap II (ages 8 - 10)Jazz/Tap III (ages 11 - 14) Jazz/Tap II/III (ages 9 - 11)Combo classes combine tap and jazz giving children a foundation in both of these styles. Students will learn basic steps and dance vocabulary in each taDataDa theatre & Dance theatre & DanceWinter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing Arts12 13Theatre DanceTheatre Dance III (ages 11 - 14)From West Side Story to Chicago, Oklahoma to Pippin, Theatre Dance is a multi-faceted style of dance seen everywhere-from high school musicals to dinner theaters and Broadway! Students will begin with basic jazz technique with a center floor warm-up encompassing isolations, stregthening and stretching exercises, balance and more, moving to across the floor combina-tions to learn dance vocabulary and steps. They will then learn combinations in the style of such great choreographers as Bob Fosse, Susan Stroman and Jerome Robbins. This is a multi-level class and particularly recommended for singer / actors whod like to become triple threat performers!TapInt. Tap III (ages 11 & 13)Tap IV (ages 11 & 13)NEW! Beg / Adv Beg Adult Tap Tap dance was once a purely American dance form, is now one of the most popular disciplines worldwide! Feet are used as percussive instruments by striking the floor in many differ-ent ways to create exciting rhythms. Basic steps and vocabulary are taught with an eye toward building speed and clarity upon the foundation set in each semester. Students will learn many of the time-honored basics - time steps, maxi-fords, shuffle off to Buffalo and much more. Tap dancing is also known as one of the more aerobic forms of Dance - students will have fun while getting fit!! As an added benefit for adults - memorization helps your mind stay active too! Tap IV must have three years of prior dance experience. NEW! Intro to Irish Step Dance (ages 6 - 8)NEW! Beginner Irish Step Dancing (ages 9 - 12) In these classes, students will learn the basics of traditional Irish Step Dancing. Focus will be on the basic form and technique that is unique to Irish dance. Begin-ners will be introduced to reel, jig and slip jig steps and will also become familiar with the corresponding music tempo for each dance. Students in the older class will also be introduced to group dancing.Tumbling (ages 6 - 10) This is a class for young tumblers with little to no experience. Students will be intro-duced to tumbling positions, drills, and movements such as tuck, straddle, bridge, handstand, forward roll, and cart-wheel, all the while developing strength and flexibility. Students will also begin to develop a basic comprehension of a standing back handspring. Proper form and technique will be stressed to insure safety and build a proper foundation and understanding. discipline to create strong foundations, and apply those steps to various floor progressions and combinations. Classes are designed to take the students to the next level by building upon that foundation in a non-competitive, instruction-focused environment. Students will learn rhythm, timing, coordi-nation and balance as they experience the joy of dance. Jazz/Tap Combo for Homeschoolers (ages 4 - 6)Jazz/Tap Combo for Homeschoolers (ages 6 - 10) These hour and a half multi-level combo classes combine tap and jazz dance, giving children a foundation in both of these styles. Students will learn basic steps and dance vocabulary in each discipline to create strong foundations, and apply those steps to various floor progressions and combinations. Classes are designed to take the students to the next level by building upon that foundation in a non-competitive instruction-focused environment. Students will learn rhythm, timing, coordination and balance as they experience the joy of dance.JazzInt. Jazz III (ages 11 - 13)Jazz is a discipline of dance that has its roots in many other forms - ballet, modern, Broadway and more. Coor-dination, strength and dance vocabulary will be taught including isolations and age-appropriate dance move-ments. Students will use stretching and strengthening exercises as they develop different floor progressions and step combinations, and will also focus on leaps and turns. For adults, this is a great way to tone, improve your flexi-bility and stretch not only your body - but your MIND with memorization skills!! Ballet is highly recommended as an enhancement to Jazz to improve basic technique, but not required.Lyrical JazzBeginning Lyrical Jazz (ages 8 - 11)Teen Lyrical Jazz (ages 12 +) Lyrical Jazz is a flowing, passionate and interpretive form of dance that can enhance a dancers vocabulary and add to their versatility. This class begins with a thorough warm-up emphasizing proper alignment, technique, strength-ening and deep stretching. The class will then progress to movements across the floor designed to set the body in motion and to incorporate the fundamen-tals worked on in the warm-up. Students will then learn choreography set to various music styles with an emphasis on emotional expression, musicality and technical performance. Ballet or Jazz class as an enhancement to Lyrical is highly recommended.taDataDa theatre & Dance theatre & DanceWinter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing Arts14 15Hip HopHip Hop I (ages 5 - 7)Hip Hop II (ages 7 - 10)Hip Hop III (11 - 14) Dance like your favorite pop stars! In this fun, high-energy, age-appropriate class, students will learn to incorporate hip-hop, house, club, and video dance moves, regardless of their level. Dance to your favorite music using hip-hop techniques and combinations. Even adults can get in on the fun and learn to bust a move! NEW! Hip Hop for Boys (ages 6 - 9)Dance like your favorite pop stars! In this fun, high-energy, class developed just for boys, students will learn to incorporate hip-hop, house, club and video dance moves, regardless of their level. Dance to your favorite music using hip-hop techniques and combinations. Learn the secrets to dancing in the next big Boy Band!!NEW! Hip Hop for ADULTS (15+)Work it out like Beyonce!! Geared for adults, this class will start with a warm-up to increase flexibility and strength, then moving on to break down popular steps, combining it all for a VH-1 worthy combination! ActingActing I (K - Grade 2) Theatre games, stories, song and movement await through the magic doors of imagination and fun. Enjoy working and playing with others, creating im-provisational drama while expressing yourself. NEW! Acting for Musical Theatre (Grades 6 - 12) Singing, dancing, AND acting - musical theatre performers need to know how to do it all!! Often, the songs in a show are what give us insight into the char-acter, and help to move the action of the plot along. In this 9 week course, students will explore finding their characters motivations through acting exercises and study, then monologue the song as they work to discover the meaning behind the words. They will also work on proper vocal technique to sustain the voice. Please bring your favorite Broadway show tune to class, as well as a notepad and pencil.Musical Theatre WorkshopsTriple Threat Teen Workshop (T3) (Grades 6 - 12) Whether its your first time exploring Musical Theatre or you are on a pre-pro-fessional track, T3 offers an intensive workshop in all three disciplines of Musical Theatre. Participants will Dance, Sing and Act with three different instructors (experienced veteran Broadway performers and Theatre profes-sionals) to hone technique and find an audition piece that is right for you. This workshop will include a final performance for invited guests. This is a great way to prepare for college auditions with three working professionals for less than the price of a weekly voice lesson!!T3 Junior (Grades 2 - 5) Introducing T3 Jr. for Grades 2 - 5!! Designed as a dynamic introduction to Musical Theatre, T3 Jr. offers instruction in all three disciplines with working professionals / veteran Broadway performers: Dance, Voice and Acting. Participants will prepare an audition piece to showcase their talents, with a final performance for invited guests - all while having a lot of FUN!! Please bring 16 bars of a Broadway song and wear dance / comfortable clothing.Adult Dance(also see Adult Ballet, Tap, Hip-Hop & Dance Fitness)East Coast Swing! Come join in and learn this fun, energetic social dance. This introductory class will provide knowledge of the fundamentals of 6-count swing. You will develop and improve your skills in partnering-lead-ing and following while gaining the confidence to dance socially. This class includes an introduction to rhythms, as well as extremely important frame and connection techniques. In each 4-week session new fundamental moves will be taught to build and refine your repertoire and technique. No partners necessary, we will rotate within the class frequently. Once you discover the upbeat, friendly and fun atmosphere of swing you will hooked! Wear indoor shoes with a smooth sole, dance, jazz or swing shoes. No prior background in swing dance needed.Belly Dance Come out and learn new ways to celebrate your curves or sculpt some new curves!! Adults and teens are invited to strengthen and happily relax, tone and shape your body while gaining increased body awareness and self-confi-dence. Join us as we celebrate and connect with this sensual art form!Master SeriesNEW! Master Series Have you ever wanted to study with a famous Broadyway choreographer, Balanchine Ballerina Soloist, NYC vocal coach, or meet a theatrical agent? Now is your chance! These exciting workshops bring world-class talent from NYC and beyond to Katonah! Workshops will happen one to two Saturdays per month, please check online listings frequently for details, space is extremely limited.taDataDa theatre & Dance theatre & DanceWinter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing Arts16 17Dance Fitness New! Barre Tone Stay toned and injury free with lengthening and strengthening core-based mat and barre exercises. This class is for dancers and / or anyone looking for a new way to stretch their fitness regimen. Essential Exercises is based on the Bartenieff Fundamentals of Irmgard Bartenieff, a student of Rudolf Labans theory of movement. This class focuses on core muscles and movement of the major joints and muscu-lar skeletal areas. Some pilates abdominal work is included. The goal is to increase stability, core strength, body confidence and freedom of expression. No dance experience required. Wear comfortable clothes you can move and stretch in and socks. Blankets are available for custioning but you may wish to bring your own blanket or towel for floor work.Nia is a no-impact barefoot cardiovascular feel-good workout, taught in easy-to-follow steps. You can work at your own level, modifications are shownso it can be a 30 minute cross training workout, or an easy moving meditation. The movement is based upon princi-ples of alignment and awareness from Alexander Technique and Feldonkrais. This is a perfect class for anyone who wants a fun alternative cardio fitness. Then, you get to enjoy de-stressing with 15 minutes of core work and stretching. Come for support, laughter, and a great workout.Zumba Join the party! This class fuses latin and international rhythms with easy to follow dance moves to create a fun and energy filled dance work-out, Zumba uses the principles of interval fitness training to maximize caloric output, fat-burning and total body toning. Sculpt and tone your body to a vari-ety of styles including Samba, Ax`e, Salsa, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Flamenco and Belly Dance. No dance experience necessary! Students should wear comfort-able clothing and aerobic style shoes, with good support but little tread on the sole. Bring a towel and a bottle of water. Ages 15 + welcome.Zumba for Kids! Designed specifi-cally for kids (ages 5-13), Zumbatomic classes are rockin, high-energy fitness-parties packed with specially choreographed, kid-friendly routines all the music kids love, like hip-hop, reggaeton, cumbia and more. Parents love Zumbatomic because of the effects it has on kids, increasing their focus and self-confidence, boosting metab-olism and enhancing coordination. Zumbatomic rounds out family fitness goals by giving every-one a great reason to head to the studio.YogaChair Yoga This class is a gentle form of yoga. You will practice yoga sitting in a chair or standing using the chair for support. Com-plicated maneuvers and complex movements are NOT present in this class. The chair is to eliminate difficulty in getting down and up off the floor. You will learn many yoga postures, breathing techniques, meditation and ways of relaxation with the aid of a chair.Gentle & Restorative Yoga Make yourself a priority in your life. Designed for those in need of a slower paced practice with an emphasis on stretching, strengthening and joint mobility. Modifications are offered in a gentle and supportive manner, encouraging self-awareness and acceptance. Slow Flow Yoga This class will focus on deep relaxation, gentle stretching and attaining balance on many levels. Perfect for beginners, those with physical limitations or those just seeking inner peace. Individual modifi-cations will be offered as needed.Open Level Yoga This class will focus on deep relaxation, gentle stretching and attaining balance on many levels. Perfect for beginners, those with physical limitations or those just seeking inner peace. Individual modifi-cations will be offered as needed to all levels.Open Vinyasa This class is a more dynamic flow, starting with Sunsa-lute, A & B Series, and then flowing into deeper postures. This practice is for someone who is familiar with yoga and is comfortable with a faster pace. However, it is open to all who want to connect to the rhythm of the breath. There will be a seated meditation at the end of each class.Adult Hip-Hop, Tap, Ballet & Belly Dance pg. 11- 15Drop-In FeesZumba for Kids 60 min. $18 / class or 10 classes $180Zumba 60 min. $18 / class or 10 classes $180Yoga 75 min. $20 / class or 10 classes $180Dance Fitness 60 min. $20 / class or 10 classes $180Adult Ballet 90 min. $25 / class or 10 classes $200DROp-inDROp-in Fitness & Yoga Fitness & YogaWinter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing Arts18DANCEall ages19NEW! Yoga with Pre-Schoolers (ages 3 - 4 drop-off) This class introduces your child to the yoga experience. Body awareness is developed through playful yoga poses, breathing teachniques and guided im-agery for relaxation. Music and movement, picture books and age-appropriate props provide sensory integration and add to the yoga fun!Yoga for Teens Students develop body awareness and acceptance through an age appropiate combination of yoga poses, breathing techniques, meditation and guided relaxation offered in a safe and supportive environment. Music games and partner work are integrated into the programs.Yoga WorkshopYoga 101 This class will make you feel more prepared to step into any yoga class with comfort and ease. In this workshop you will learn ba-sic postures as well as, how to modi-fy them to fit your needs. Yoga lingo will be explained and students will get an introduction to breath-work and meditation. This class will get you geared up and ready for your regular class choice - it is everything you always wanted to know about Yoga but were afraid to ask! This is a one-day workshop, pre-registration is required.Friday January 24th, 31st or February 7th Fee: $25 per workshop 1 - 2:15pm Theresa BatesTai ChiChi Gong means, breath work. Learn how to use your breath to recon-nect the body with the world around us. Practicing Chi Gong exercises in conjunction with the breath will create a balanced flow of chi. This East-ern energy system, thousands of years old, is still widely used today. Modern science has proven chi gong to reduce stress, improve our balance and posture, build muscle, regenerate tissue and bone, circulate blood and most of all, create inner peace.Tai Chi means grand supreme ultimate. Connect the body and breath to the cosmos through this moving meditation. Build a foundation of strength, balance and calm with these beautiful postures. Using our breath, we will learn to reconnect with our chi, an eastern term used to describe the energy within us, proven to heal.Theatre And Dance Arts TADA!WINTER/ SPRING SEMESTER 2/2/2014 - 6/13/2014 2014 TUITION SCHEDULEWeekly Hours Per Family Per Semester Pricing* See Class Days & Times, pg. 8 - 9Unlimited Class Packages Available - please inquireCOSTUMES FOR SPRING SHOWCASE: $60 / per class, fees due at the time of registration.*except for the following:Acting for Musical TheatreWinter Trimester 2/5 - 4/2/2014Wednesdays, 6:30 - 7:45pm: $325Triple Threat Theatre Jr (T3 Jr) Grades 1 - 5 Spring Trimester 4/9- 6/4/2014, no class 4/16Wednesdays, 6:30 - 7:45pm: $490Triple Threat Teen Theatre (T3) Grades 6 - 12Spring Trimester 4/7 - 6/16/2014, no class 4/14, 4/21, 5/26Mondays, 6:30 - 8pm: $620East Coast Swing:4 Consecutive Thursdays Beginning 2/6/2014 Drop-in for $20/ class until 2/27 or enroll for trimester (12 weeks) for $22045 minutes $345 3.5 hours $12251 hour $370 4 hours $13851 hour 15 min. $500 4.5 hours $15401.5 hours $550 5 hours $17002 hours $700 6 hours $20002.5 hours $875 6.5 hours $22753 hours $1037 7 hours $2350taDaYOga & tai ChiWinter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing Arts20 21Miss Pattis Feeling Groovy (6 mos. - 3 yrs.) Little ones love this high energy, musical class. Miss Patti, host of Art Smart TV plays songs off her childrens cd, as well as classic favorites. Well sing, dance & make our own music. Special needs welcome. Parents/caregivers must be present at this class. Sat 12:15 1pm $242 Patti HuppMiss Pattis ArtSmart (3 - 5 yrs.) Miss Patti, host of Art Smart TV, will introduce students to the great masters of art and music. Well explore col-or, brushwork, composition and sculpture. Well emulate The MastersKandin-sky, Picasso, Miro, Van Gogh, Pollock, while we listen to The GreatsMozart, Strauss, Miles, Coltrane, the Beatles, Pavarotti and more! Please note: This is a drop-off class. Sat 9 10:00am $253 Patti HuppMini-Michelangelos Clay (4 - 5 yrs.) Clay provides a wonderful tactile experience for young children. Students will work in clay, making a different project each week. This is a drop-off class.Mon 9:30 10:30am $207 Sue Clayton Tues 2 3pm $230 David HughesTues 3 4pm $230 Keith YergerWed 1 2pm $253 Keith YergerThurs 10 11am $276 Keith YergerFri 1:15 2:15pm $253 tbaSat 3 4pm $253 Keith YergerNEW! Suzuki Guitar ProgramThe Katonah Art Centers Suzuki Guitar program is a curriculum designed for teaching guitar to children starting from age 3. Skills developed in the program include ear training, theory, sight-reading and instru-mental technique. Unlike traditional music lessons, where the parents have little or no involvement with their childs lessons, children in the Suzuki guitar program learn the instrument with the help of a dedi-cated home teacher: the mother, father or guardian, who always practice with the child and attend all lessons and classes. In addition, the home teacher is trained prior to the Darling Donatellos Clay (30 - 47 months)In this class our young students will work with their parent or caregiver to create a different clay project each week. Students will learn basic clay tech-niques, while creating animals, bowls, wall plaques and more. Parent or care-giver must be present at this class. Session One: January 2nd - Febuary 12th (holiday January 20)Session Two: Febuary 8th - March 22nd (holiday Febuary 14-18)Mon 1 1:45pm $115/ $92 5/4 wks Keith YergerTues 10 10:45am $115/ $115 5/5 wks Keith YergerWed 1 1:45pm $138/ $115 6/5 wks Keith YergerThurs 1 1:45pm $138/ $138 6/6 wks Keith YergerFri 12:30 1:15pm $138/ $115 6/5 wks Keith YergerSat 10 10:45am $138/ $115 6/5 wks Keith YergerArt for Twos (24 - 29 months) In this class students and their parent or caregiver will rotate through a series of art stations, exploring different mate-rials and having fun creating art in a social setting. This class will build fine motor skills and encourage creative thinking. Materials are included. Parent or caregiver must be present at this class. Session One: January 2nd - Febuary 12th (holiday January 20)Session Two: Febuary 11th - March 20th (holiday Febuary 14-18) Mon 9:30 10:15am $110/ $88 5/4 wks Kate Marlowe Tues 9:15 - 10am $110/ $110 5/5 wks Kate Marlowe Wed 9:30 - 10:15am $132/ $110 6/5 wks Kate MarloweThurs 9:15 - 10am $132/ $132 6/6 wks Kate MarloweLittle Rembrandts (30 - 47 months) Fun and simple creative activ-ities introduce our students to many mediums as they learn basic age appro-priate skills through our projects. Paint, glue, glitter, feathers, play-dough and more will spark your childs imagination. Parent or caregiver must be present at this class. Session One: January 2nd - February 7thSession Two Febuary 11th - March 20th (holiday Febuary 14-18) Tues 12:45 1:30pm $115/ $115 5/5 wks Sarah GlickmanThurs 12:45 1:30pm $138/ $138 6/6 wks Sarah GlickmanFri 9:45 10:30am $138/ $115 5/5 wks Kate MarloweExpressive ArtistsKidsAges 3 - 5Budding ArtistsYoung Kids6 mos - 4 yrs. oldaRtaRt Kids 3-5 Young KidsWinter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing Arts22 23start of the childs lessons, and continues to study the instrument in parallel to the child. For more information visit our website at www.katonahartcenter.comJunior Clay Class (5 - 6 yrs) Students will explore the basics of clay, while creating unique works of art. Projects include bird-baths, piggy-banks, bowls, animal sculptures and more. Individuality is encouraged!Mon 5:306:30pm $207 Sue ClaytonWed 3:15-4:15pm $253 Sue ClaytonThurs 4:155:15pm $276 Darby CharvatThurs 5:306:30pm $276 Darby CharvatFri 23pm $253 David HughesPetite Picassos (3 to 5 yrs.) In this class, students will create an arts & crafts masterpiece each week. Sand, cloth, beads, feathers, shells, glitter and more create an exciting environment filled with diverse visual and tactile experiences. This class promotes your childs dexterity, creativity, imagination and self-esteem. This is a drop-off class.Mon 10:30 11:30am $207 Charlene AndersonTues 11:30 12:30pm $230 Sarah GlickmanTues 1:30 2:30pm $230 Sarah GlickmanThurs 11:30 12:30pm $276 Sarah GlickmanThurs 1:30 2:30pm $276 Sarah GlickmanFri 11:30 12:30pm $253 tbaFine Art for Pre-K & K (4 to 5 yrs.) This class was created to meet parents requests for a program that was not arts & crafts oriented. Students will focus on very basic art concepts in a supportive, informal atmosphere. We will explore traditional (non-toxic) painting media, incorporating a variety of materials into our artwork. This is a drop-off class, materials included.Tues 4:155:15pm $230 Keith YergerWed 1 - 2pm $253 tbaThurs 3:154:15pm $276 Keith YergerSat 11:30-12:30pm $253 Keith YergerFashion, Sewing, Knitting & Doll MakingNEW! Fashion Mash-Up for Kids (ages 9 + up) Take that old pair of jeans, ripped jacket, stained t-shirt or silk scarf and create something fabu-lous and new. In the class we will design new outfits using a variety of skills. This is a perfect way to revist an old favorite making it wearable and new. Students should come with a vision of what they want to make of bag of old clean clothes. Tues 5:30 - 7pm $380 Jaja RequaNEW! Fashion Design for Kids (ages 9 + up) Does your child want to be a fashion designer or stylist? This is a beginners class for those fashion art students who have a love and passion for fashion and enjoy the creativity of the design process. Learn the basic elements of fashion design while creating a number of fashion collections. Classroom work will vary from swimwear, active sportswear and eveningwear to designing for The Stars. We will also have fun with fashion additions such as perfume bottles and jewelry designs. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Tues 4:30 6pm $380 Robyn HickeyCreative Sewing I (ages 7 - 10 yrs.) Students learn basic construc-tion techniques using both hand and machine sewing. Using these skills, we will make tote bags, stuffed animals, holiday projects, simple wearable items and more. This class will provide lots of fun for every student, giving them increased knowledge of how pieces are made and a great sense of pride in their finished projects. Sewing machines provided. Wed 4 5:30pm $396 + $30 materials Nancy CirincioneSewing & Knitting for the Family Come and learn to knit and sew, hobbies that will bring enjoyment for years for come. In this class we will be learning to sew by hand as well on the machine. In learning to crochet and knit we will be making a variety of projects such as flower headbands and scarves. Fun for the whole family!Sat 2 - 3:30pm $440 (2nd student $44 disc, 3rd $77 disc.) Charlene AndersonNEW! Doll-Making (ages 9 + up) Using our ever-active imagina-tions, we will make uncommon dolls and stuffed creations from common materials. An introduction to hand-sewing: stitches, buttons, working with patterns and without, etc. Materials for this class are included.Sat 3:30 5pm $451 Liadain ClancyCreative ArtistsKidsAges 6 - 11aRtaRt Kids 6-11 Kids 3-5Winter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing Arts24 25Clay Clay for Kids Grades 1 & 2 Students will learn basic clay tech-niques through a variety of projects such as cups, bowls, bird-baths, masks and more. Students ages 7+ will receive an introduction to the potters wheel. Students will also paint their work and have their pieces clear-glazed as well.Mon 4:15-5:45pm $333+$18clay&firing SueClayton Tues 4:306pm $370+$20clay&firing SueClaytonFri 4:306pm $407+$22clay&firing DavidHughesSat 11:301pm $407+$22clay&firing SueClaytonFamily Clay Class (7 yrs +) This class is a great way to spend time with your loved ones while being creative and learning something new. Students may hand build or use the potters wheel. All levels are welcome! A clay and glaze firing fee of $.05 per cubic inch will be charged per piece.Sat 9:3011:30am 1st student $462 (2nd student $44 disc, 3rd $77 disc.) David HughesClay for Kids Grades 3 5 In this class, students will learn hand building, glazing, decora-tion and wheel-throwing on the potters wheel. Stu-dents will create a variety of inspired projects while learning ceramic fundamentals. Students will also paint their work and have their pieces clear-glazed as well.Tues 4:306pm $410+$20clay&firing DavidHughesWed 4:306pm $451+$22clay&firing tbaFri 4:306pm $451+$22clay&firing DavidHughesSat 1:303pm $451+$22clay&firing tbaVisual ArtsDrawing & Painting for Grades 1 & 2 This class is designed to teach the child who loves art to see like an artist by learning to draw from observation. Color, form, composition and spatial awareness will be empha-sized. Students will learn to differentiate between painting mediums and will experiment with pastels, watercolors, acrylics, charcoal and more. The instruc-tor will work individually with every student in the class, at his or her own level. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Tues 4:30 6pm $410 Donna FerreiroWed 4:30 6pm $451 Donna FerreiroThur 4:30 6pm $492 Donna FerreiroSat 9:30 11am $451 Loren AndersonDrawing & Painting for Grades 35 This class is designed to teach the child who loves art to see like an artist by learning to draw from observation. Color, form, composition and spatial awareness will be empha-sized. Students will learn to differentiate between painting mediums and will experiment with pastels, watercolors, acrylics, charcoal and more. The instruc-tor will work individually with every student in the class, at his or her own level. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Tues 4:30 6pm $410 Theresa BatesWed 4:30 6pm $451 Theresa BatesThurs 4:30 6pm $492 Loren AndersonFri 4:30 6pm $451 Donna FerreiroSat 11:30 1pm $451 Theresa BatesSculptureStone Sculpting (Grades 4 & up) In this class kids will get an introduction to the ancient art of carving in stone. Students will learn different methods of carving, from old to new. We will also explore the history of stone sculpture and how this art form has changed over the years. Alabaster will be our stone of choice for this class. Protective gear is provid-ed, signed waiver required.Mon 4 5:30pm $378 Keith YergerSculpture & More (see ages below) Explore the world of 3D art. In this class we will cover basic and complex sculpture techniques. We will explore kinetic sculpture, such as bobble heads, mobiles and vehicles with moving parts, as well at static sculpture. Students will be encouraged to push the limits of their creativity and imaginations.Tues 10:00 12pm $440 Keith Yerger all agesThurs 1:00 3pm $528 Keith Yerger all agesThurs 4:30 6pm $492 Keith Yerger Gr. 1-5Fri 3:30 4:30pm $396 Keith Yerger Gr. 1-3Sat 12:30 2pm $451 Keith Yerger all agesRepurposed Art (Grades 3 & up) Join our resident trash enthusiast, Keith Yerger, in this unique exploration of sculptural form. Students will use found objects in combination with clay and other traditional art materials to create wildly expressive 3 dimensional sculptures.Wed 4:30 6pm $418 Keith Yerger aRtaRt Kids 6-11 Kids 6-11Winter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing Arts26 27NEW! FilmNEW! Making Silent Films (ages 9 and up) We will honor the history of filmmaking by turning out a beautiful black and white film. Students will learn the basics of brainstorming, storyboarding, lighting, shooting and editing a film to share with the world on YouTube. Young actors, cinematog-raphers, and directors welcome!Wed 4:30 - 6pm $557 Stephanie Schleicher NEW! Young Directors (ages 10 - 16) For the serious young film-maker who wants to learn how to put the pro polish on their work. Students shoot footage of their own choosing at home, then edit in class.Wed 6 - 7:30pm $557 Stephanie SchleicherNEW! MUSICWeekly Music Lessons: Piano, Guitar, Drums, Bass, Banjo & Voice$40 per half-hour, Package of 4 $150*$55 per 3/4 hour, Package of 4 $210*$75 per full hour, Package of 4 $290*Packaged lessons are available only if lesson is scheduled the same day, time and runs consec-utively each week. Please see guidelines for cancellation info. Weekly lessons are based on availability. Please call the office to schedule at (914) 232 - 4843.NEW! Suzuki Guitar ProgramThe Katonah Art Centers Suzuki Guitar program is a curriculum designed for teaching guitar to children starting from age 3. Skills developed in the program include ear training, theory, sight-reading and instrumental tech-nique. Unlike traditional music lessons, where the parents have little or no involvement with their childs lessons, children in the Suzuki guitar program learn the instrument with the help of a dedicated home teacher: the mother, father or guardian, who always practice with the child and attend all lessons and classes. In addition, the home teacher is trained prior to the start of the childs lessons, and continues to study the instrument in parallel to the child. For more information visit our website www.katonahartcenter.comCartooning NEW! Cartoon Favorites (grades 3 - 5) A new cartooning program that will delve into the study of famous cartoon characters, such as Bugs Bunny, Mickey Mouse, Sponge Bob and The Family Guy. Each class will focus on copying the character in action along with backgrounds. We will study move-ment, color theory and character development. This is a cartooning class where copying will be completely acceptable. Students must provide their own materi-als; see our website or call the office.Wed 4:30 6pm $451 Joe TomasiniCartooning for Kids (see ages below) Students will learn the pro-cess and art of cartooning. Focus will be on developing each students own abilities and interests within this unique field. We will study character devel-opment, color, design, action and anatomy (especially hands and feet). Con-cepts in perspective, scale and proportion will also be introduced. Examples of cartoons will be reviewed and discussed. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Mon 4:00 - 5:30pm $378 Joe Tomasini Grades 1 - 3 Fri 5:00 6:30pm $462 Joe Tomasini Grades 3 - 5Digital Arts & PhotographyFlash Animation (Grades 3 - 5) Make your own animated cartoon! In this class students will learn the basics of Flash Animation to bring char-acters, designs and drawings to life. In addition to having great fun, you will create your very own short films. Please bring a flash drive to each class. Class size limited to 5 students.Tues 4:30 6pm $360 Keith BurgunStop-Motion Claymation (all ages) Bring collage to life with stop motion animation. Using the stop-motion style of animation, we will illus-trate our stories and narratives. In this class, we will create characters and environments from magazines, book illustrations, patterned paper and paint. This class will be split between the art studio and the computer lab. Please bring a flash drive and digital camera (if possible) to each class.Sat 10 11:30am $418 Keith YergerDigital Photography for Kids (Grades 3 - 5) In this class we will discuss different concepts and learn how to implement our creative ideas using digital photography, while exploring color, composition and the use of light and shadow. Please bring your digital camera, USB cord, charged battery, flash drive and user manual. Thurs 4:30 - 6pm $432 Emily FountainSat 2 - 3:30pm $396 Emily FountainMusiCaRt Kids 6-11Winter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing Arts28 29Teens & AdultsGrades 6 - 12, Grades 9 +, AdultsClayPottery for Teens (Grades 6 & up) This class will provide a break from the stress of middle and high school. A great place for students to nurture their in-ner selves while learning all aspects of ceramics. Stu-dents will choose their projects and receive individual instruction while learning hand building, wedging, wheel throwing and glazing techniques. A clay and glaze firing fee of $.05 per cubic inch will be charged per piece, see policies for more information regarding firing fees.Mon 6:30 8:30pm $405 David HughesThurs 6:30 8:30pm $540 David HughesFri 6:30 8:30pm $495 David HughesSat 3:45 5:45pm $495 tbaPottery for Adults Learn something new or refine your skills. Let your creativity flow with hand-built or wheel thrown projects. Your ideas will come to life! A clay and glaze firing fee of $.05 per cubic inch will be charged per piece, see policies for more information regarding firing fees. Your class will include 5 FREE HOURS of Open Pottery Studio time, space permitting.Mon 10 12pm $405 David HughesTues 6:30 8:30pm $450 David HughesWed 10 12pm $495 David HughesWed 6:30 8:30pm $495 David HughesThurs 9:30 11:30am $540 David Hughes Fri 10 12pm $495 David HughesFri 12 2pm $495 David HughesSat 12 2pm $495 tbaPottery for the Home Create one-of-a-kind pottery pieces for your home. This class will focus on simple hand-building methods and glazing techniques. An attractive vase for your living room, a delicate spoon rest for the stove or a striking butter-dish for the kitchen. No experience is needed. A clay and glaze firing fee of $.05 per cubic inch will be charged per piece, see policies for more information regarding firing fees. Your class will include 5 FREE HOURS of Open Pottery Studio time, space permitting.Mon 9:30am 11:30am $405 Stephanie MearMon 12pm 2pm $405 Stephanie Mear Sculpture, Wood & Glass Life Sculpture In this class we will work from the model with each pose lasting from two to four weeks. The emphasis will be on exploring human anatomy through gesture, shadow, texture and form. Learning to sculpt the figure is hands down the best way to improve your life drawing skills. Minors must have written parental consent. A clay and glaze firing fee of $.02 per cubic inch will be charged per piece. Student will be charged a studio fee of $25 per session.Session One: January 3th- Febuary 10th (holiday January 20)Session Two: Febuary 21st - March 21stMon 9:30am 12pm $255 Ron MineoMon 9:30am 12pm $204 Ron MineoFri 1:15pm 3:45pm $306 Ron MineoFri 1:15pm 3:45pm $255 Ron MineoWood-Carving In these class students will learn the basics of carving wood. There will be an introduction to working in relief as well as working in the round, with an emphasis on proper tool use and safety in a fun and cre-ative atmosphere. Materials are included for this class.Thurs 6 8pm $564 Emily FountainFun With Fused Glass In this class we will explore several methods of creating beautiful fused glass. First well create a 6x12 tac-fused hanging piece, learning how to bend stringer in a flame, to form shapes (trees, flow-ers etc.) using nippers and how to place frit for color and texture. Next well create images using a laser printer, which we will fire onto the glass. Finally, well make a 6x6 tile using colored glass pieces and powder to create a fused mosaic effect. Youll learn about glass compatibility, firing schedules, and how to cut and arrange glass into designs that we will then fire in the kiln (fuse) to form beautiful glass pieces. All tools and glass for these pieces will be provided. Additional glass will be available for purchase. Material fee: $100 Feb. 26 - Mar. 19 Wed. 11:30 - 2:30pm $264 / 4 wks Martha TaylorTeen Fused Glass In this class students will learn to cut and prepare flat glass, arrange it into their own design, then have the completed pieces fused and slumped (shaped) in a glass kiln. They will gain a fundamental understanding of glass compatibility and a solid foundation for working with Bullseye glass while creating a variety of incredible pieces. Materials are included for this class.Thurs. 6:15 - 8:15pm $584 + $100 Sue ClaytonaRtaRt teens & adultsteens & adultsWinter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing Arts30 31NEW! JewelryNEW! Introduction to Metal Jewelry Making Do you want to make your own unique metal jew-elry but dont know where to start? This fun intro-ductory course will take you on a journey through metalsmithing techniques so you can bring your visions to life! We will begin by working with wire to learn the fundamentals of shaping, hammering, texturing and forming, and then move on to solder-ing, stone-setting, chainmaking, polishing and more. Youll leave class with several pieces of beautiful, professional jewelry that are truly you, as well as the skills to take your craft to the next level. Materials will be purchased through the class instructor.Sat. 10 - 12pm $540 Victoria TillotsonKnitting, Sewing & Fashion NEW! Knitting For Teens Learn the basic stitches and techniques required to get started in the wonderful world of knitting. In this class we will begin by making a scarf. Students must bring to class the yarn and knit-ting needles of your choice. A material list will be provided. If you have a specific scarf pattern you wish to try, please bring it along with the materials. Wed 3 - 4pm $308 Nancy CirincioneKnitting In this class students will work on the knitting project of their choice while being taught on an individual basis within the group setting. All levels of knitters are welcome. Wed 1 2pm $231 Joan RothSat 10 11am $231 Charlene AndersonKnitting Circle Come and knit in our bright and spacious dance studios. Bring some friends if you like and share some refreshments.Wed 23pm coffee&teadonation JoanRothNEW! Sewing & Knitting for the Family (grades 3 & up) Come learn to knit and sew, hobbies that will bring enjoyment for years to come. In this class we will be learning to sew by hand as well on the machine. In learning to crochet and knit we will be making a variety of projects such as flower headbands and scarves. Fun for the whole family!Sat 2 - 3:30pm $440 (2nd student $44 disc, 3rd $77 disc.) Charlene AndersonCreative Sewing for Teens (grades 6 & up) Students learn con-struction techniques using both machine and hand sewing. In this fun, relaxed class the in-structor will help you with your chosen proj-ect. Choose a craft, clothing or accessoryany-thing is possible. You will learn sewing basics, how to cut a pattern and the necessary tech-niques needed to complete your project. Stu-dents need to provide their own pattern, fab-rics and any additional required materials. No prior sewing experience is needed. While not required, it would be helpful to bring a sewing machine to class if you have one.Wed 6 7:30pm $429 Nancy CirincioneRags to Runway (teens/adults) In this class students learn how to redesign and recreate garments they already own (either outdated or outgrown) into original fashion designs made just for them. Using repurposed and new fabrics and embellishments, basic dressmaking patterns, machine and hand-sewing techniques, students create garments that express a style all their own. Through choice of fabric, thread, pattern and construction students turn rags into unique runway ready fashion designs. Tues 6:15 - 8:15pm $410 Robyn HickeyFashion Illustration (teens/adults) Fashion Illustration for teens is a fun comprehensive course on the basics of fashion design drawing. In this class we will cover proportion of the fashion figure and learn how to draw the body, face and hair. Students will learn about the characteristics of different fabrics and learn how to render them. We will draw from photographs and sketch from the mannikin. Illustration techniques using markers, colored pencils and pen and ink will be taught. Students must provide their own mate-rials; see our website or call the office.Fri 5 - 7pm $451 Jennifer LaTorre-DalyNEW! Fashion Mash-Up (teens/adults) We all have a few faded memories hanging in our closet that we havent worn in years, yet cant bear to throw away; ripped jackets, bridal gowns and that pair of jeans that havent fit since you were 18. We try them on privately in our more sentimental moments and then quickly banish them back to the hanger of no return. However, with a little patience, minimal skill and a bit of vision you can transform these old and outgrown garments into new, improved pieces for the new, improved you. So cancel that trip to Goodwill. Let fashion designer Jaja show you how to turn your moth fodder into a gold mine with a pair of scissors and a dream.Mon 9:30 - 12pm $369 Jaja RequaaRtaRt teens & adultsteens & adultsWinter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing Arts32 33Cartooning, Illustration & Fine ArtArt from Life for Teens In this we will paint in acrylics or oils learning to paint from observation. We will paint interesting still lifes and draw from the model (clothed of course!). We will cover landscape by paint-ing outdoors or working from the studio window and also still life objects. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Thurs 4:15 6:15pm $516 Tracy BurtzCartooning & Drawing for Teens In this advanced cartoon-ing class, students will focus on improving drawing skills and exploring their individual talents. They will learn about the work of several famous artists and illustrators. Drawings will be from our imaginations as well as from life. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Mon 5:30 7pm $378 Joe TomasiniFri 6:30 8pm $462 Joe TomasiniFantasy Illustration (Grades 6 - 12) Somewhere between cartoon-ing and fine art lies the specialized field of fantasy illustration. In this class stu-dents will first learn to create fantasy characters, and then learn the illustra-tion techniques needed to bring their creatures to life. Students will also explore the mediums commonly used in illustration such as colored pencils, gouche, markers and more. Materials included. Mon 4:30 6pm $378 DJ OsbornManga/Anime (Grades 6 - 12) Learn the distinctive style of Japanese cartooning called Manga used in Anime films. In this class students will learn to draw the stylized face, wardrobe and body types typical of Manga. This class will also cover perspective, background design, special effect techniques and body language as well as the history of Manga and Anime. Materials included.Thurs 4:30 6:30pm $414 DJ OsbornSat 1 3pm $506 DJ Osborn Sat 3 5pm $506 DJ OsbornManga Photoshop page 39Anime page 39 Drawing & Painting for Grades 6 12 Our goal in this course is to give students a strong foundation in painting and drawing. Students will choose their own subject and medium, learning techniques, composition and color theory. Students may also experiment with mixed media. Teaching is done on an individual basis within the group setting, allowing students to work at their own level. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Mon 4 6pm $414 Loren AndersonTues 4 - 6pm $460 Loren AndersonWed 6:30 - 8:30pm $460 Theresa BatesThurs 2:30 - 4:30pm $552 Loren AndersonFri 3 5pm $506 Joe TomasiniSat 1:30 3:30pm $506 Theresa Bates Sat 1:303:30pm $506 DaveCuffariSun 1 3pm $460 Sarah GlickmanPortfolio ProgramPortfolio Development for Teens(Sophomore to Senoir) Now in its ninth year, our portfolio class has helped our students gain admission to some of the best art schools in the country! Designed to help teens prepare their art school portfolios, this class runs throughout the school calendar year Sept - May and July / August. Over the course of the year, we will cover many topics including still life, outdoor painting, portraiture, life drawing, life sculpture, classical oil painting, tech-nical drawing, mixed media and more. We will also work in many painting and drawing mediums, stressing strong finished pieces. Most of the artwork will be done from life. Students will receive a materials list and schedule upon enrollment. Students must register for all months listed below, payment plans are available.Sept - May Tues. 6:15 8:45pm $1485 KAC InstructorsPortfolio Coach (Junior to Senior) This program has helped students get accepted into some of the best art schools in the country. Your portfolio coach will review your childs work to date assessing what their portfolio needs and creating a list of goals for the student. The coach will then work with your teens schedule placing them in the KAC classes they need to reach their port-folio goals. The teachers of each class your child attends will be aware of their portfolio status and will work with them on the pieces they need. The portfolio coach and student will have frequent meetings to assess their progress. Parents are encouraged to attend the initial assessment after which the students will be expected to work directly with their coach. This program is only advisable if the student is highly motivated as expectations are high. All coaching sessions and classes are included in the fee. You will also receive invaluable counseling on art schools nationwide. Monthly Fee: $600 aRtaRt teens & adultsteens & adultsWinter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing Arts34 35Painting Abstract Painting In this class, students may work in the medium or subject of their choice. During the course of each class, artist and teacher Jock MacRae, will share with his students his extensive knowledge and love of abstract art by introducing them to the works of a variety of abstract artists. Students will be encouraged to try their hand at less traditional painting methods and subject matter. This is a great class for anyone who is looking to increase the range of their own creative expression. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Fri 9:30 12:30pm $561 Jock MacRaeBeginner Oil Painting Easier to use than you imagine, oils are a luscious and beautiful medium. Discover the principles of mixing color, setting up a palette and paint application. Create still-life compositions and learn basic concepts of value, color temperature and edges. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Thurs 1 3pm $528 Joe TomasiniSat 46pm $484 DaveCuffariClassical Painting In this class students will learn to paint using oils and pastels in a classic European style, in the tradition of painters such as Fantin Latour, Chardin and Corot. Working from a still life, landscape, or a live portrait model, we will focus primarily on the play of light and dark (chiaroscuro) and other Renaissance formulas. This class is taught by Mireille Duchesne who was classically trained at the Beaux Arts in France. Additional fees may apply if model is used. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Tues 12:45 - 3:15pm $440 Mireille DuchesneWed 6:30 9:30pm $517 Mireille DuchesneWatercolors Come and explore the many techniques of this expressive and portable medium. Beginners work on drawing skills, making and layering colors to create paintings that glow. More advanced painters will expand their repertoire to include varied surfaces and special effects. We will work from a wide variety of subjects. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Wed 9:30 - 12:30pm $561 Cindy SacksWed 12:45 - 3:45pm $561 Cindy SacksFigure Painting Study painting with oils or acrylics working from the nude. All the important concepts of great painting will be studied in this class (i.e., composition, color, light, value, volume, space, paint quality and tech-nique). The class will primarily deal with the figure, but we will start with a still life to battle the difficulties of painting in the easiest way. We will often look at the great painters to illustrate these concepts. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Mon 12:45 3:45pm $441 + $45 model fee Tracy Burtz Thurs 1 4pm $588 + $60 model fee Tracy BurtzPainting Painting instruction in oil, acryl-ic, pastel, and watercolor in all disciplines from photorealism to abstraction. In this course, you will receive individual instruction tailored to your objectives and own experience. Students may work from a still-life or other reference materials. Classes are relaxed and informal. This is a great class to experiment with differ-ent media or to perfect your skills in a single medium. Serious high school students are welcome to attend this class. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Mon 9:15 12:15pm $459 Jock MacRaeThurs 9:30 12:30pm $612 Jock MacRaeFri 9:30 12:30pm $561 Jock MacRae Sat 10 1pm $561 Jock MacRaePastel & Oils with Rae Smith Join Rae Smith, master pastelist and president of the Pastel Society of America, and share her knowledge and love of these two beautiful mediums. Each student receives individual instruc-tion working from his or her own reference materials or from a still life which will be provided. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Tues 9:30am 12:30pm $510 Rae SmithTues 12:45 3:45pm $510 Rae SmithDrawingStill Life in Charcoal, Pastel & Watercolor In this class students will explore color, composition, perspective and form using charcoal, pastel and watercolor. You will learn to draw with confidence through specif-ic exercises in a supportive atmosphere. Discover your own personal style of rhythm and movement as you learn to draw what you see. Regardless of your level, this class is sure to enhance your skills and creativity and bring out the artist within. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Tues 9:30am 12:30pm $510 Barbara Herzbergteens & adults aRtaRt teens & adultsteens & adultsWinter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing Arts36 37PortraitsBasic Portraits Explore the use of pastel, pencils or oil paints to learn the basics of facial proportion, line and value. Students will work from the model while learning to find the likeness and personality of the subject. Stu-dents must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Wed 9:30 11:30am $473 + $50 model fee Roz BardenFirst-Time Artists! get $25 towards your first class*Open Portrait Studio Brush up on your portrait skills! Draw, paint or sculpt directly from the portrait model in a relaxed, informal setting. This class will consist of long consecutive poses- three to four weeks each in dura-tion. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is by the block - a minimum of six classes must be purchased. This is not a drop-in class. Participants must provide their own materials.Fri 9:30 - 12:30pm $186 (6 classes)/ $27 ea. additlPastel & Oil Portraiture (all levels) The objective of this class is to improve ones painting skills by working from life. A variety of female / male models will be the subjects. Beginner, interme-diate and advanced students are welcome. Instruc-tion in the fundamental development of a painting will include composition, drawing, values and col-or. Wende will share her experience as a portrait artist while giving students tangible methods that will enable them to improve their skills in drawing and assessing the complexities of color. Personal attention and discussion will encourage students to think about the process and express themselves in an individual way. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office. Thurs 9:30 12:30pm $588 + $60 model fee Wende CaporalePortrait Mentorship This is a very special opportunity to study with Laurel Stern Boeck, who is widely regarded as one of the nations fore-most Portrait Painters. Ms. Boecks client list includes leaders in the fields of business, government and education. Her work can be seen in major capitols, banks, boardrooms, universities, supreme courts, private homes and Washing-ton institutions. Ms. Boeck will be choosing ONLY five students for this inten-sive class. Acceptance into this class will be by portfolio review. Please contact the office for availability at (914) 232 - 4843.Drawing con'tNEW! Insights to Drawing Learn NEW ways to LOOK at things and SEE MORE. See the large abstract shapes and patterns that make up realistic forms. Understand values in black and white and color. The emphasis of this class is learning to draw well. Beginners will work with pencil and charcoal, advancing to color media if desired. Students interested in faces will learn how to quickly achieve a good likeness and follow through to create an accomplished portrait. All will receive individual coaching while working in various mediums. Students of all levels are welcome. Advanced students will receive assis-tance in pursuing their own artistic goals. Bring a Strathmore drawing pad series 400 (9 x 12 or larger), 4B drawing pencils and a kneaded eraser to the first class.Mon 7:00 9:30pm $396 Stephen DouglasFri 12:15 2:45pm $484 Stephen DouglasBeginner/Intermediate Drawing Learn to draw in a comfort-able and supportive environment while exploring still life and figure drawing. Working from still life, students will use proven drawing methods to learn perspective, scale, quality of line, form and value. While working from the model, students will start with quick gesture drawings and progress to longer, more considered poses and drawings, learning to incorporate proportion and anatomy. The use of light and shadow and depictions of volume and form will be discussed. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office. Mon 12:45 3:45pm $504 Barbara HerzbergDraw People Draw the clothed figure using charcoal and other media. We will explore elements of proportion, gesture, anatomy, perspective and light on form using costumes and props. Learn how to deal with pattern and texture and to create dramatic drawings. All levels welcome. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Wed 12:45 3:45pm $539 Roz BardenLife Drawing in Charcoal In this class we will study all the important concepts of picture making. We will use composition, light, line, value, volume and space to create drawings of the nude. We will use soft vine charcoal, an art gum eras-er and Viva paper towels to create rich black and white drawings filled with depth, volume and space. Bring a pad of newsprint and a good quality charcoal paper with a tooth of at least 18x24, (preferably larger). Youll find a unique style all your own. Minors must provide written permission to participate. Mon 7 9:30pm $396 + $50 model fee Joe TomasiniThur 6:30 9:30pm $648 + $60 model fee Tracy BurtzSun 1 3:30pm $440 + $45 model fee Chrissanth GrossaRtaRt teens & adultsteens & adultsWinter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing Arts38 39PhotographyDarkroom Photography (Gr. 6 - adults) In this hands-on class, students will be introduced to ba-sic black & white photographic procedures. Learn how to meter for proper exposure, process your own film, and print your own images in our darkroom. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Mon. $342, Tues. $380, Wed., Fri. or Sat. $418, Thur. $456; 10-12pm, 12-2pm, 4-6pm, or 7-9 pmDarkroom Rental Available for experienced photographers for an hourly rate: $20-first hour, $10-each additional hour. Please call to schedule.Experimental Photography (intermediate) Students will be introduced to a variety of different printing methods while they explore both digital and traditional photography. New techniques will be demonstrated while building on previous knowledge. Materials such as wood, clay, digital negatives, and other types of image transfers will be experimented with to make truly unique art. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Sun 12 2pm $410 Emily FountainDigital PhotographyTeen Digital Photography(Grades 6 +) In this class, we will discuss different concepts and learn how to implement our creative ideas using digital photography while exploring color, composition and the use of light and shad-ow. Please bring your digital camera, USB cord, charged battery, user manual and a flash drive.Mon 4:45 6:15pm $369 Emily FountainSat 3:45 5:15pm $457 Emily Fountain Digital Photography with SLR Do you have a digital SLR, but wish you could do more with it? This course teaches you how to use the many functions and features of your digital camera. Youll learn how to adjust your exposure manually to fit the subject, and rely on your creative instinct rather than your cameras auto setting. You will learn the techniques for shooting well-composed, artistic-looking digital photographs. Please bring your digital SLR, USB cord, charged battery, and user manual. Session One: January 2nd - Febuary 12th (holiday January 20)Session Two: Febuary 9th - March 20th (holiday Febuary 14 - 18) Mon 12:30 2pm $205/164 5/4 wks. David HughesWed 9:30 11am $246/205 6/5 wks. David HughesWed 12 1:30pm $246/205 6/5 wks. David HughesThurs 6:30 8pm $246/246 6/6 wks. David HughesSun 2 3:30pm $205/$205 5/5 wks. Emily FountainDigital ArtsIntro to Adobe Illustrator (Grades 7 - 12) Learn the basics of this vector-based software! Students will learn the basics and hotkeys for Adobe Illustrator, as well as elementary design principles for both image and text by creating various works of digital art. With this foundation, students will begin making their own designs such as posters and logos. We will also discuss the synergy of Illustrator with other programs, such as Photoshop. Please bring a flash drive, or an external hard drive to each class.Sat 12 2pm $473 Jenny BrentNEW! Manga Photoshop (Intermediate) This is an advanced class and should be taken after our Manga class. In this class students will depart from their traditional Manga artwork, learning to draw digitally with Photoshop and Wacom tablets in the same way that professionals do. It is recommended that students have experience with digital art and Manga. Mon 6:15 - 8:15pm $368 DJ OsbornNEW! Anime (Intermediate) In this class students will use Adobe Flash, learning to do frame by frame animation. Drawing on Wacom tablets, students will create their own characters and learn to animate them. Students taking this class should have an understanding of digital art and some expe-rience drawing Manga.Sat 5:15 - 7:15 $487 DJ Osborn Flash Animation (Grades 6 - 12) Make your own animated cartoon! In this class students will learn the basics of Flash Animation to bring char-acters, designs and drawings to life. In addition to having great fun, you will create your very own short films. Class size limited to 5 students.Tues 6 7:30pm $380 Keith BurgunFri 6 7:30pm $418 Keith BurgunSun 11 12:30pm $380 Keith Burgun teens & adults aRtaRt teens & adultsteens & adultsWinter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing Arts40 41Digital Arts con'tBetter Photos with Photoshop (teens/adults) Improve your photos with the magic of Adobe Photoshop! Gain an under-standing of Photoshop tools and brushes. Learn to correct photos that are too light or too dark, improve color, adjust size, sharpen fuzzy edges, remove red eye, retouch to get rid of imperfections, crop out or remove a distracting object or person from the photo and more. Great fun for all levels. Class size limited to 5 students.Tues 10am 12pm $360 John PardoTues 12:30 2:30pm $480 John PardoThurs 10am 12pm $480 John PardoThurs 12:30 2:30pm $480 John PardoFri 9:30 11:30am $440 John PardoFri 12 2:00pm $440 John PardoFri 4 6:00pm $440 John Pardo New! FilmiMovie for Adults Take control of your video destiny! We will cover basic editing and DVD production. Especially helpful for artists and self-promoters , whether you are assembling a reel or creating web spots for a blog, YouTube or social media.Wed. 7:30 - 9pm $557 Stephanie SchleicherParties for All AgesParties Celebrate a birthday, a ladies night out, or a group for corporate team building with a Party or Art Project Tour. Choose as many party options as you would like: art, hip-hop dance, decorations, musical performances, and/or cake/food catered. More information is listed on our website at www.katonahartcenter.com or call the office at 232-4843. Saturday Art NitesKids Art Nite (Grades 1 - 5) Looking for an evening out while your kids are supervised, learning and having fun? Children will spend the evening eating pizza and creating art in a supervised, but informal environment. Please call ahead to reserve your spot at (914) 232-4843.Saturday Nights: Jan. 18, Feb. 8, or Mar. 8 6:30 9:30pm Fee per evening: $35/child; $30 each additional siblingsSaturday Art Nites for Grown-upsMud & Merlot Get down and dirty! Take a turn on the potters wheel turning plain ole mud into attractive exquisite bowls, pots or vases. A bottle of wine and some clay makes a great date night or a night out with friends! BYOW (bring your own wine) if you like. Parties may be scheduled Sunday afternoons or Thursday evenings.Saturday Nights, Jan. 18, Feb. 8, or Mar. 8 6:30 9:30pm Fee per evening: $30/personPinot & Paint Spend an evening creating art with your friends in one of our spacious art studios. Bring your supplies, creativity and refreshments. A KAC instructor will cover basic color mixing and painting techniques and assist students as they learn. A beautiful still life will be provided. Nurture the creative side of yourself while enjoying an evening of creative memories with some friends. No experience necessary, smocks and supplies included. BYOB, if you like. Parties may be scheduled Sunday afternoons or Thursday evenings.Saturday Nights, Jan. 18, Feb. 8, or Mar. 8 , 6:30 9:30pm $30/person/eveningBeading & Bubbly Price includes a jewelry set to get you started. Open a bottle, grab your tools and learn to make your own one-of-a-kind jewel-ry creations for a fraction of the store price. In this fun and informal evening you will learn to make earrings, bracelets, necklaces and more. BYOB, if you like. Parties may be scheduled Sunday afternoons or Thursday evenings.Saturday Nights, Jan. 18, Feb. 8, or Mar. 8, 6:30 9:30pm $30/person/eveningKids Specialty WorkshopsBe My Valentine (ages 3 - adult) In this workshop students will create a beautiful, ceramic valentine box or mug that will make a perfect Val-entines Day gift for someone special. Parents are welcome to accompany and work with their children or create a Valentine project of their own. Materials included - parent participation is optional.Sun. Jan 26 1:30 - 3pm $40 / familyWinter Break Camps pg. 5Presidents Day Workshops pg. 42teens & adultssatuRDaY aRt nitEsaRt & paRtiEsWinter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing Arts42 43Specialty Workshops & Presidents Holiday d Snowflakes indicate Presidents Weekend dPresidents Day Kids Camp! pg 5 Presidents Day Workshop Feb. 18, 12 - 2pmStop by the art center on Presidents Day for some tea, hot chocolate and art projects. The pottery wheels will be spinning, and clay sculpture will be available, as well as painting and crafts. All ages. Price per fami-ly $30. Please call ahead to register.Tuesdaysd Clay Silver Jewelry Clay Silver is a medium that allows you to create sculpted silver jewelry. This clay like material is shaped by hand and fired in a kiln. The end prod-uct is 99.9% pure silver. Students will complete several pieces which will be fired and available for pickup at a later date. The group will break for lunch. Silver and materials are included. Four Tuesdays, (1/21 - 2/11) or (2/18 - 3/11) 10am12pm $233 David Hughesd Xerox, Monotype & Wax Encaustics This class will run for six Tuesday afternoons. The first session we will print on an etching press. We will explore waterbased inks, print watercolor wash effects and draw with the versatile technique of trace monotype. During the second session, we will print by inking xerox copies. This is a wonderful way to immediately create photo effects with multiple color printings. In the third session we will combine prints and collage materials with the wax encaustic technique. Dip, paint, reassemble and collage artwork using this rich, luscious medium. Your artwork will be preserved forever in layers of translucent color. Come explore historic print techniques using an etching press and experience the beautiful, sensual, ancient medium of Wax Encaustic. You will surprise yourself! Encaus-tic supplies will be provided. Bring any images you wish to use (max. 11x17) to the first session. Please note: This is a 6 week workshop, materials are included.Six Tuesdays (1/21 - 2/25) 10am 2pm $528 Lisa Mackie WednesdaysJewelry Repair Clinic Is your jewelry box full of bits and pieces of jewelry that have seen better days? Rather than tossing them, bring them in to this workshop to be re-created into a new piece that youll love to wear. Jewelry that already has your heart can be repaired as well. Extra materials such as findings, clasps and beads will be provided.Four Thurs. (1/23 - 2/13) or (2/20 - 3/13) 11 1pm $188 Charlene AndersonThursdaysArt Journal Portraits (teens/adults) Manifest the life youve only dreamed of. In this class, we will start by quieting the mind with some centering techniques, gentle movement, deep breathing and meditation. Once our thinking minds are quiet we will hear our souls speak and begin the creative process by cutting and pasting pictures that focus on your vision of the life you would like to have. Wear comfy clothes and bring photos and pictures that speak to you. Remember, we are gluing them on a board, so bring copies if the original is important. Let this be a fun creative way to think about the life you wish for and watch it unfold over time.... Thurs. Jan.16 or Mar. 13, 1 - 2:30pm $49 Theresa Bates FridaysNeedle-Felted Painting Felt is a material that is not normally thought of as a paint medium, but paintings can be created with it. Needle-felting is a dry felting process that involves applying wool roving to fabric or wool with a barbed needle, so that the added wool becomes part of the orig-inal fabric. We will explore the medium and learn how to create and complete a needle-felted painting.Fri. Mar. 7th 12-4pm $79 Loren Anderson d Create Your Website Using Free Online Tools Would you like to present your work to the world without the need to pay a webmaster to create your website? Would you like to enjoy the ease of using templates to create a website you can easily upload, and then update going for-ward, without paying monthly fees? In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn how to create and publish their own website using free online tools. Participants will be guided through the use of free online templates, and a free web-hosting service, to create a professional looking website. There is no need to pre-register a domain name. However, if you own a domain name, you can upload your new site to your own domain. Please bring jpeg images of your work (preferably at 72dpi) and one image of yourself along with files containing your resume, biography, and/or artist statement. This is a two-day workshop.Fri: Feb. 21st and 28th 1:00 - 4:30pm $124 Liron Sissmanteens & adultsWORKshOpsWORKshOpsWinter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing Arts44 45d Luminous Oil Painting on Copper This workshop teach-es the advantages, preparation, palette and technique involved in oil painting on copper. Learn why old masters such as Jan Breughel the Elder, Claude, El Greco and Rembrandt have all painted on copper and how using copper has helped preserve their works. Students will learn how to take advantage of the luminosity and vibrancy of copper in their oil paintings. Liron will demon-strate surface preparation, and guide students throught a range of techniques. See the list of materials needed for this class on our website, or call the office. Fri. Feb. 14th 10 - 2pm $94 Liron SissmanArt Business & Marketing Every artist could use an MBA. This interactive workshop will help artists develop a winning portfolio, profes-sionally present themselves to the right galleries, secure shows, spread the word, create a buzz, and sell their artworks. It will show artists how to research their market relative to both galleries and their own works, how to maximize their income, how to get the most out of their website, and what pitfalls to avoid along the way. Artists will come out of this workshop with a strategy for success and a clear plan of action that will save themselves much time and money in trial and error.Fri. Mar. 14th 12 - 3pm $75 Liron SissmanWeekendsMake a Book Purse You will be creat-ing a beautiful original pocketbook from a hard cover book. You will learn how to take apart the book and then use fabric to build the inside of your new pocketbook, including pockets and trim. We will be creating handles for your new pocketbook with beads and steel wire or other materials. There will be some sewing using a sewing machine and there will be many books to choose from with coordinat-ing fabric. This is a two-day workshop; price includes all materials.Sundays, Mar. 16th & Sun. Mar. 23rd 10 - 1pm $88 Mindy Katz Stained Glass (teens/adults, all levels) In this workshop students will learn the basics of creating their own stained glass projects. They will be shown how to foil, solder, cut and grind glass. Each student will start by working from a pattern and progress to their own designs. This is a two-day workshop, price includes all materials.Sundays, Jan. 26th & Feb. 2nd 11 2pm $136 Emily Fountaind Wine Bottle Wind Chimes You will learn how to create two unique wind chimes made out of wine bottles. We will use two different finish-es, steel wire work and beading will be available to enhance your chimes. Each person will learn how to score and cut wine bottles. At the end, each student will have two unique and original wind chimes. Sunday, Feb. 16th 10 - 2pm $68 Mindy Katzd Drawing Hands & Feet Do you find yourself trying to avoid drawing hands and feet, or cringing when your best efforts look more like a bunch of bananas? Here is a great opportunity to begin master-ing these small but important parts of the human figure. Hands and feet provide a wonderful range of expres-sive attitude that will make your drawings sing. We will study basic anatomy to help interpret forms, then observe examples throughout art history, and finally reinforce basic drawing skills using a variety of techniques to practice drawing hands and feet from life. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office. HANDS: Saturday, Feb. 15 9:30 - 12:30 $60 Chrissanth Greene-Gross-FEET: Sunday, Feb. 16 1 - 4pm $60 Chrissanth Greene-Gross d Painting from Life Intensive Watch your technique and skills progress and jump to a new level by immersing yourself in the paint-ing process. Learn more about composition, color, light and dark, form and creating space (all of the pictorial elements that create great painting). This intensive is open to the beginner or advanced level student. Canvas size at least 18x24. Students may use oil or acrylic paint, bring lunch. This is a one or two-day workshop, the model will be taking the same pose each day. An envi-ronment will be created for the model to pose in, that will be full of exciting color, texture and patterns. Students must provide their own materials; see our website or call the office.Sat. Feb. 15 and/or Mon. Feb. 17 9:30 - 3:30pm $120/day Tracy Burtz Better Photos with Photoshop Improve your photos with the magic of Adobe Photoshop! Gain an understanding of Photoshop tools and brushes. Learn to correct photos that are too light or too dark, improve color, adjust size, sharpen fuzzy edges, remove red eye, retouch to get rid of imperfections, crop out or remove a distracting object or person from the photo, and more. Great fun for all levels. Class size limited to 5 students. Sundays, Feb. 2nd or Mar. 2nd 11:30 2:00pm $68 John PardoBottle Cap Jewelry You will learn how to make beautiful and unique jewelry from bottle caps. You will learn how to dome the bottle caps into round beads, solder them together (with a soldering iron), and add beads and steel wire work to finish. Each person will go home with two different and unique necklaces.Sun. Jan. 26th 10 - 2pm $68 Mindy Katzteens & adultsWORKshOpsWORKshOpsWinter Session d Begins January 2nd 232 - 4843 d Visual & Performing ArtsKAC Policies Welcome to the Katonah Art Center. Please read policies carefully before registration. It is assumed upon registration that you have accepted these KAC terms and policies listed below.Registration & Payment: Registration is accepted by mail, phone, fax (914) 232-3322, online or in person. Registration forms can be found at the end of the brochure. Forms can be mailed directly to: Katonah Art Center, 131 Bedford Road, Katonah, NY 10536 Full payment must be paid prior to the first day of the session, after that a late fee of $30 will incur. The Art Center does not confirm registration: The Art Center makes calls to students only in the event of a class postponement or cancellation. Students should assume a class is running unless otherwise notified (usually 1-3 days before the start date).Minimum Enrollment: Every class, camp, party or work-shop has a minimum number of students needed to run. Any class, camp or workshop below the required mini-mum enrollment may be subject to a cancellation or post-ponement. A full refund will only be given if a class is can-celled by the Art Center or if the camp, class or workshop reaches maximum enrollment before your registration is received. Refunds can be expected 3-4 weeks from the date requested. There will be no refunds whatsoever for any Workshops or for classes held in the Computer Lab.Class/ Workshop Withdrawals: Students who wish to withdraw from a class or workshop will receive a full re-fund only upon receipt of written notification postmarked two weeks (14 days) prior to the start of a class or work-shop minus a $25.00 withdrawal fee. Credits: A credit may be applied towards another class or workshop day/ time only if the students original choice has been canceled by KAC. Switching: Students wishing to switch out of a class or workshop and into another is only allowed if the required minimum enrollment is not affected, fees may apply.Make-ups: Students who miss any class, camps or work-shops on their own accord will not receive refunds or cred-its but may attend a make-up class only within the current session, space permitting. ALL students wishing to do a make-up class must notify the office ahead of the class time. If no there is no make-up class available in the same subject, a class in any other subject may be substituted (space permitting) or the student may choose to forfeit the class, without a refund. KAC has the right to substitute instructors for any class, camp or workshop.Free-Trials Class reservations or free trials will not hold your spot for a class. Only a paid registration will assure your enrollment. All Free-Trials must pre-register with the office.Gift Certificates are available for purchase. They are not redeemable for cash.Discounts: If you are registering three or more siblings for classes you will receive a $30 discount. Adults wish-ing to register for a third (or more) class will receive a $30 discount. These discounts may not be combined with any other offers.Party Policies: Birthday parties require a non-refundable deposit of $100 in order to book your party.Clay Fees: Pottery students in the middle school/ high school, family and adult classes will be charged a per piece clay and firing fee of $.05 per cubic inch. If a student does not measure their piece for firing a flat fee of $75 will be charged at the end of the session. Sculpture students will be charged a clay and firing fee of $.05 per cubic inch. These fees will be charged at the end of each session. Open Pottery Studio hours can be attended whenever possible, missed time may not be put towards a class credit.Visual Art Policies: Teen Students enrolled in Adult Classes: Students un-der 18 yrs of age must have written permission from a par-ent or guardian to attend any class which uses a life model. The Art Center also reserves the right to substitute life & portrait models for any reason. Material Lists: Before purchasing supplies for a class, please confirm your class status with the office, (see mini-mum enrollment & registration policies). Effective Fall 2013, students who borrow KAC art sup-plies will be charged a fee per daily use, the amount will be automatically charged on a credit card kept on file for a fee of $10Pertaining to Drawing & Painting for Grades 1&2 and Grades 3-5: Art Sets are for sale at KAC for $110 and include all the supplies listed and a tote bag to transport them each week. Artwork in progress may be stored at the art center. If you wish to order a complete Art Set you must pre-order & pre-pay through the office, to have the supplies ready for the first class. If a student runs out of supplies during a class, the teacher (with your authoriza-tion) can provide supplies and an account will be created. Students may begin with one form of media (ie. Pas-tel)-these materials are also available for purchase at the art center. Drawing materials such as pencils, paper and erasers are provided for all students.Lesson Policies: If canceling a semi-private or private les-son, the office must have 24 hours advance notice for a payment to stay on account.Camps: Students who wish to withdraw from a camp re-questing a refund, can only do so if four weeks of notice is given prior to the starting camp week or if your spot can be filled from the wait list, Students who register for a camp less than four weeks before the start date will not be eligible for any refunds nor credits. Students may switch into another camp topic, or another camp week, provided that the minimum enrollment is not affected, and space is available, there is a camp switching fee $25.Holidays: The Art Center will only be closed on holidays listed in this brochure, or if weather is inclement. Classes that are cancelled due to an instructor absence or inclem-ent weather will be made up at the end of the session or whenever possible, see weather. There are no refunds for cancelled class due to inclement weather.Weather Policies: Please listen to WHUD 100.7 or watch Channel 12 News for weather closings. Please call the Art Center at (914) 232-4843 to listen for closing announce-ments due to inclement weather. The announcement will be recorded by 8am of the morning in question or will be listed on our website homepage. Please listen to our phone recording 2 hours prior to the start of an afternoon or eve-ning class, camps or workshops. Inclement weather make-ups will be scheduled at the end of the session or whenever possible. If make-up dates are unavailable, students may take a make-up class in any other Art Center class with-in the current session (space permitting), see make-ups. Refunds will NOT be given for weather cancellations, even if you are unable to attend any make-up days or other classes that are offered.Student Property & Documentation: The Art Center is not responsible for artwork and other property left on the premises and has no liability if such property is lost, stolen or damaged except when artwork is exhibited and insur-ance coverage is in place. Pottery students are expected to clean their workspace. Any artwork left after the session ends will be discarded after sixty days. All unfinished pottery will be fired, summer camp pottery pick- up dates will be posted on our website at www.katonahartcenter.com. You may pick up your artwork anytime during office hours or call to make other arrangements. The art center is not responsible for any digital artwork or images left on the computers in the computer lab. You must back up your work on a flash drive or disc every time you use the lab. The Art Center is not responsible for the loss or damage to personal property including clothing. The Katonah Art Center will occasionally document classes and student work using the website, social network or media, photography, and/or video for promotional pur-poses only. If you do not wish yourself or your childs artwork or image photographed, please print and sign here________________________ and send to the Katonah Art Center, 131 Bedford Road, Katonah, NY 10536.Student Behavior: The Art Center reserves the right to dismiss any student for inappropriate behavior.Liability Waiver: It is assumed upon registration that the Katonah Art Center is in no way responsible for the safe-keeping of my personal belongings while I attend class. I understand that classes may be physically strenuous and I voluntarily participate in them with full knowledge that there is risk of personal injury, property loss or death. I agree that neither I, my heirs, assigns or legal represen-tatives will sue or make any other claims of any kind whatsoever against or its members for any personal injury, Student Name d.O.b. 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(under 18) teens & adultsREgistRatiOn FORM Presort Std.US Postage PaidPermit No.1301Stamford, CT, 069 131 Bedford Road Katonah, NY 10536Adult Hip Hop pg. 11Anime pg. 39 Barre Tone pg. 16Belly Dance pg. 15Enrichment pg. 4 iMovie for Adults pg. 40Insights To Drawing pg. 36Introduction to Metal Jewelry pg. 30Irish Step Dance pg. 13 Making Silent Films pg. 27 Manga Photoshop pg. 39Suzuki Guitar pg. 27Acting for Musical Theatre pg. 14Yoga for Pre-Schoolers pg. 18Young Directors pg. 27ARTKatonah CenterOpen House & Bring a Friend Week! Jan. 13th - 18th