Community School

for Performing Arts

The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Anderson University is pleased to offer learning and performing opportunities to pre-college and adult learners in Anderson, Madison County, and the surrounding communities.

Questions? Contact Dr. Christopher Holmes at cmholmes@anderson.edu or (765) 641-4459

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Possible Options

PRIVATE LESSONS

Winds

Strings

Percussion

Piano

Voice

Composition

ENSEMBLES

Concert Band

Symphonic Choir

Youth Orchestra

Chamber Music

CLASSES

Preschool Music

Guitar Class

Piano Class

Music Theory

Music Appreciation

OFFERINGS IN DANCE

Ballet

Modern

Tap

Jazz

OFFERINGS IN THEATRE

Acting Class

Improvisation Class

Theatre Appreciation

Music

Beginning Piano Class

Teacher: Brenna Green

A six-week piano course focused on developing beginning and intermediate piano skills and techniques while covering ensemble playing and basic improvisation. The class sessions will also include an introduction to music theory. All ages are welcome and classes meet Saturday mornings.
$50 for a six-week term, begins October 19

Theatre

Beginning Acting

Teacher: Brittany Davis

A six-week acting class introducing students to improvisation through games and techniques, as well as scene and character work. All ages are welcome and classes meet Saturday mornings.
$50 for a six-week term, begins October 19

Dance: Beginning January 2020

Discover Dance (3-5 yr. olds): Children will learn movement games, coordination skills, musical play, following simple instructions, and a host of other age appropriate activities. Designed to introduce developing minds and bodies to the intricacies of dance.

Beginning Dance (6-9 yr. olds): Students will learn the basics of both ballet and modern/contemporary dance. Promotes flexibility and coordination on a broader scale with both loco-motor and stationary movements patterns. Instills discipline, concentration, musicality, and memory/mapping skills.

Intermediate Dance (ages 10 and up): Students will advance to more complex movement patterns in both ballet and modern/contemporary dance styles. Concepts like turning, jumping, and flexibility are emphasized and developed. Stamina, strength, and memory are also improved.

Adult Ballet (ages 18 and up): Meant to give adult learners a chance to either introduce or reacquaint themselves to the rigors of ballet. Students will do a barre workout, stretch, and then proceed to the center floor to hone their skills of balance and strength. Designed to cater to all levels of proficiency. Get back in shape with dance!