PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS

Our Performing & Visual Arts program for youth are open and welcoming to all and encourage, nurture and provides an outlet for creativity. Performing & Visual Arts programs strengthen the body, mind and spirit of all who are involved.

When kids perform, they feel healthier, hold their heads higher, and walk with a poise that comes hand-in-hand with the grace of self-confidence. Performing & Visual Arts Classes leave a mark on children that lasts a lifetime — inspiring self-expression, self-esteem, and critical & creative thinking.

BALLET – ADVANCED

+Ages: 7+
Fee:
$65 – 6 weeks

This is a fast pace class that focuses on complex combinations, turns and choreography from famous ballets. Dance experience is preferred, however, not required.

BALLET – INTERMEDIATE

+Ages: 7+
Fee:
$65 – 6 weeks

This class will move at a slightly faster pace than beginning dance. Students will learn steps, position and combinations with technique and detail.

BALLET & TAP – BEGINNING

+Ages: 5-up
Fee:
$95 – 9 weeks

Embrace the beauty of dance. Develop rhythm, strength, and coordination the fun way. Students will learn the five positions of ballet and tap. Beginning level combinations will be introduced in a fun atmosphere.

PRESCHOOL BALLET

+Ages: 3-4 & 5-6
Fee:
$65 – 6 weeks

Does your little one love to dance? Introduce your child to the art of dance. Participants will learn the basic positions and movements in a playful and enthusiastic environment.

JAZZ DANCE

+Ages: 7+
Fee:
$65 – 6 weeks

This class is full of rhythm and passion, can be powerful, expressive and lyrical. Dancers will learn body isolations, flexibility, proper technique, and jazz dance taught with music of today.

HULA DANCE

+Ages: 4-6, 7-11 and 12-17 years
Fee:
$65 – 6 weeks

In the South Pacific, stories and legends are told through the art of movement. This hula class will introduce rhythm combined with hula basics and songs. Participants will learn basic hula steps, hip movement and how to coordinate hand and feet motions. Come learn the rich culture of Polynesian dancing.

BALLET – BEGINNING

+Ages: 6+
Fee:
$65 – 6 weeks

Develop rhythm, strength, and coordination in a way fun. Participants will learn five positions and steps of ballet. Simple combinations will be introduced in a lively atmosphere.

MUSICAL THEATER

+Ages: 7 and up
Fee:
$65 – 6 weeks

In Musical Theater class, kids can explore the world of performance and musical theater, where everyone is a star! Join in on this 9-week program to find out what it takes to earn that standing ovation! Class starts with an intro to performance and continues to explore all the aspects of musical theater. From rehearsals to show time- we will focus on the studies of song, choreography and reenact scenes from musicals like Annie, Hairspray, Bye Bye Birdie, Wicked and more! Come prepared to perform on day one.

FINE ARTS – NOT AVAILABLE SUMMER 2020

+Ages: 6-11,12-17 and 18-up
Fee:
$63 – 6 weeks

ART BASICS

This is where it all starts. This class teaches individuals how to start and begin drawing. From simple illustrations and drawings, new creations will be made!

ART FUNDAMENTALS

This introductory class teaches the basic foundations of drawing. From learning how to draw to learning tips and tricks, individuals would be able to learn how to draw from observations and from their own creativity.

REGISTRATION COMING SOON

PRESCHOOL HIP HOP

+Ages: 4-6
Fee:
$65 – 6 weeks

This course focuses on moving to the music and learning how to count with the beat. The use of dance games enhances social skills and increase self-confidence.

HIP HOP

+Ages: 7+
Fee:
$65 – 6 weeks

This course is an introduction to the basic moves of hip hop. Dance to current hip hop music while learning fun and challenging choreography.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

The Anaheim Family YMCA is committed to making its programs available to everyone. We offer Financial Assistance to reduce program fees to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

ANAHEIM FAMILY YMCA SITE LOCATIONS!

Sure, Anaheim is our first name, but it’s not the only place that we offer ways for you and your kids to experience learning, sports and camps. See your options in Anaheim, Stanton, Cypress, La Palma, Big Bear/Arrowhead, and Catalina Island.

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