The Performing Arts
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Dance It Off with Belly Dancing
Belly dancing workouts relax your mind and flatten your belly. Wear comfortable workout clothes and bring a bottle of water, hip scarf, veil and if possible, a pair of cymbals. Acceptable foot attire includes socks or dance slippers. For all experience levels.
CE-DANCE 2002, 5 Sun., July 1-29, 2:00-3:00 pm, AAB-218, $60 (+ $15 optional fee for hip scarf, payable to instructor). S Everts. #5077
Ballet for Adults and Teens
Explore ballet’s foundations and learn the basics. Class sessions will include barre work, center floor, adagio, pirouettes, and petite and grande allegro. Emphasis is on correct body alignment and use of terminology; work on dance combinations to improve technical skill, memory, and performance. Bring ballet slippers, tights & leotard or leggings. For beginners and intermediates. For ages 14 and up.
CE-DANCE 2000, 10 Sun., June 10-Aug. 12, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, AAB-218, $215. I Kent. #5068
A collaboration between Westchester Community College and Rivertown Dance Academy
Rivertown Dance Academy, located at the TTUMC Arts Center in Tarrytown, provides excellence in dance education without cultural or financial barriers. A comprehensive schedule offers a curriculum in ballet, modern, tap, and jazz dance taught by faculty with extensive teaching, performing, and academic credentials. Individual placement classes and regular progress reports are all part of a Rivertown Dance Academy education.
All classes meet for 10 sessions, are $213, and meet at the TTUMC Arts Center in Tarrytown.
Sec. A: 10 Mon., June 18-Aug. 20, 7:00-8:30 pm, #5852
Adult Ballet 2 & 3
For intermediate to advanced dancers: a 45-minute barre, followed by center work.
CE-DANCE 2008, 10 Wed., June 20-Aug. 22 (skip 7/4), 9:30-11:00 am. #5853
Open Level Adult Ballet
CE-DANCE 2043, 10 Sat., June 23-Aug. 25, 9:30-11:00 am. $213. #6278
Adult Modern Dance
CE-DANCE 2013, 10 Thurs., June 21-Aug. 23
Sec. A: Adult Modern 1 & 2: 9:30-11:00 am. #5857
Sec. B: Adult Modern 2 & 3: 6:30-8:00 pm. #5858
Adult Jazz 1 & 2: CE-DANCE 2011, 10 Tues., June 19-Aug. 21, 7:00-8:30 pm. #5854
Adult Jazz 2 & 3: CE-DANCE 2012, 9:30-11:00 am.
Sec. A: 10 Mon., June 18-Aug. 20. #5855
Sec. B: 10 Fri., June 22-Aug. 24. #5856
Sec. A: Adult Tap: 10 Thurs., June 21-Aug. 23, 7:00-8:00 pm. #5859
Sec. B: Open Level Family Tap: 10 Sat., June 23-Aug. 25, 9:15-10:00 am. #5860
All classes meet at the TTUMC Arts Center in Tarrytown
at 27 S. Washington Street (off of Main Street).
914-418-5270 | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.rivertowndanceacademy.org
Acting & Theater
Acting in the Afternoon, Part 1
Learn the basics of sensory work and creating a character while reading scripts from plays with assigned roles. Work on a scene with a partner and present a staged reading during the last class.
No memorization is required, just a love of theatre.
CE-THEAT 2020VA, 6 Tues., June 5-July 17 (skip 7/3), 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, KNC-5, $120.
S Courtney. #5992
Acting & Playwriting Workshops at the Axial Theatre
A collaboration between Westchester Community College and the Axial Theatre
These classes are offered through a collaboration with Howard Meyer’s Acting Program, a division of Axial Theatre, a professional theatre company dedicated to building community through education and engaging people of all ages in the creative process. Classes will take place at
St. John’s Episcopal Church Community House, 8 Sunnyside Road in Pleasantville.
For more information on classes please go to HMActing.org.
Learn how to develop a play scene by scene. Students will bring scenes each week and exchange work with fellow students. For background on your instructor, go to gabriellefoxwrites.com.
CE-THEAT 2002, 6 Tues., July 10-Aug. 14,
7:00-9:00 pm, $265. G Fox. #5769
Basic Acting Technique for Adults
Learn the foundation of the actor’s craft with a range of exercises developed by master teachers Sanford Meisner and Lee Strasberg. Monologues and scenes are integrated as new exercises continue to be introduced.
CE-THEAT 2001, 6 Wed., July 11-Aug. 15,
7:30-10:30 pm, $245. R Jones. #5770
Basic Acting Technique for Teenagers
We focus on exercises which cultivate the imagination, the use of the senses, and expression of voice and body. For ages 13-15.
CE-THEAT 2025, 6 Wed., July 11-Aug. 15, 5:30-7:00 pm, $245. J Erick. #5771
An Afternoon of Original One-Act Plays
Join us for a reading of original one-act plays presented through a collaboration between Westchester Community College and The Axial Theatre. Students of Gabrielle Fox’s playwriting workshop will present their work, read by area actors, June 9 at 1:00 pm at the Gateway Center on the main campus in Valhalla. These readings are offered through a partnership between Howard Meyer’s Acting Program and the Division of Workforce Development and Community Education.
Tickets are $15 and can be purchased through the Axial Theatre at www.axialtheatre.org or contact Axial Theatre directly:
Tel: 914-286-7680 Email: email@example.com
Music Theory for Dummies
A brief and simple crash course overview of the components of basic music theory: notation, pitch, staves, meter, intervals, scales, chords, keys, triads, harmony, and structural form. Listening skills include identifying basic chords and intervals. Basic sight singing involves using solfege and simple score reading while following notation.
CE-MUSIC 2071, 2 Mon., July 9 & 16, 6:00-8:00 pm, Room TBD, $40. T Williams. #5445
Piano is Fun: Part 3
Add the joy of music to your life. In the advanced class, we learn new keys, transposition, new rhythms and expand our reading repertoire; you’ll receive personal as well as group help. Please bring your own keyboard with batteries.
CE-MUSIC 2067VA, 7 Tues., July 10-Aug. 21, 12:15-1:15 pm, KNC-4, $70 (+ textbook). D Moran. #5374
Learn to read music and play a melody together with a bass line. Discover shortcuts that can save you time. Bring a guitar to class. If questions about type of guitar, please contact the instructor at 914-235-5676.
10 sessions, AAB-104. J Lorusso.
Beginner: CE-MUSIC 2001, Thurs., June 7-Aug. 9, 7:30-9:30 pm, $195 (+ $45 for Book 1 and companion CD with the Songs of Book One, payable to instructor). #5504
Intermediate: CE-MUSIC 2015, Mon., June 4-Aug. 6, 7:30-9:30 pm, $195 (+ $55 for Book 2 and companion double CD with the Songs of Book Two, payable to instructor). #5503
Advanced: CE-MUSIC 2081, Tues., June 5-Aug. 7,7:00-9:00 pm, $195 (+ $55 materials fee for new sheet music made for this class, payable to instructor). #5499
Guitar is Fun: Part 3
Always wanted to learn to play the guitar? Now is your chance! In the advanced class, we’ll learn combination strums, fingerpicking, and more chords, with possible note reading in first position and barre chords if there is time. Students must bring their own guitar to class. Learn more chords and strumming techniques. Students must bring their own guitar to class.
CE-MUSIC 2066VA, 7 Tues., July 10-Aug. 21, 1:30-2:30 pm, KNC-4, $70. D Moran. #5375
Piano for Adults
Individualized and group instruction. Access to a piano and practice outside of class time are required.
$175 (+ $21 for textbook, payable to instructor), AAB-110. H Dutton.
Beginner: If you always wanted to play piano but never got around to do it, this class is for you! Learn to read music and have fun with chords on familiar tunes. Each student will have a full size electric piano to play.
CE-MUSIC 2005, 10 Fri., June 8-Aug. 10, 6:00-7:30 pm. #5059
Advanced Beginner: For students who have completed Beginner class or have knowledge of basic note reading.
CE-MUSIC 2062, 10 Fri., June 8-Aug. 10, 7:30-9:00 pm. #5060
Intermediate: For students who have completed Advanced Beginner class or have musical note and chord reading skill.
CE-MUSIC 2020 (prerequisite: Beginner class or equivalent experience), 10 Thurs., June 7-Aug. 9, 7:30-9:00 pm. #5061
Advanced: For students with advanced technique. Bring own music to learn and share with others to give
and receive inspiration.
CE-MUSIC 2018, 10 Thurs., June 7-Aug. 9, 6:00-7:30 pm. #5062