3/22/2013 10:29:00 AM Arts Center offering Spring Break mini-camps
Spring may not have sprung outside yet, but it is busting out all over at Crooked Tree Arts Center, paraphrasing the musical Carousel. New Spring Break Mini-
camps in visual and performing arts for grades K-8 are coupled with over 40 spring class offerings this session.
New Spring Break Mini Camps
For those still around this mud season, the Arts Center is introducing new Spring Break mini-camps. Classes run April 1st-5th and are typically 3 hours in length.
Tracy Thomson will be leading 2 sections of Lights, Camera, Action a performing arts class. Local potter Stephen Stutchell will be the instructor for Pottery mini-camp for grades 6-8, and local teaching artists Anne Morningstar and Lane McCarry will lead Kids Cre8! and Intro to Drawing for a variety of grade levels.
Spring Break Mini Camps are being offered at special introductory rates for 2013 only. Schedule and registration can be found at www.crookedtree.org.
Spring Classes Getting Underway
Fun offerings for the Preschool set include the ever-popular Pre School Movement, a great energy burner for 2.5-4 year olds, and Music and Me! for 3-6 year olds. Wee ones have the chance to sing and play with mom or dad during Lap Sit Sing Along, ages newborn-3.
Youth offerings in the visual arts are also abundant, with Kids Cre8! for 3.5-5 year; Build It! 3-D for younger students; Stop Motion Animation; Youth Photography; Intro to Art- Learning to Draw and many others.
The performing arts aren't forgotten either, with Stage Techniques, Musical Theatre Dance, After School Theatre, and Ballroom Kids! Professional magician Jania Taylor is teaching Magic Hat! for grades 4-6; and Tracy Thomson returns teaching Tap for K-3 and 4-6.
Adult classes include creative writing; hand drawn animation; a new homespun twist on the culinary arts; Introduction to Watercolor; Drawing, Painting and Composition; Figure Drawing and the perennial favorite Northern Clay and Pottery Club. For those looking to move offerings include Adult Tap, Ballet, Ballroom, Cha Cha and more.
More information, schedules and registration for all the spring offerings can be found online at www.crookedtree.org or by calling 231.347.4337. Registration is still open, and classes are filling quickly.