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Dance Classes

Tiny Combo - Boys and girls 3-4 years. Expressing through dance, listening to music and starting foundational basics. Discovering the Mover in them!

Epi Petite Combo - Boys and girls 5-6 years will be introduced to Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Acro and Hip Hop. Classes will emphasize stretching, strengthening and technique-building through creative expression.

Ballet - Ballet is the classical dance form that can be mastered by itself or used as a technical base or supplement to other dance forms. Classes focus on overall body alignment and awareness with emphasis on proper usage of feet and legs and execution of turnout. Carriage and usage of upper torso and arms are also stressed. Traditional barre work, center work and combinations are included in all classes.

Tap - Classes emphasize the development and strengthening of basic tap technique and terminology highlighting the importance of rhythm and sound. Tap focuses on rhythms and intricate footwork, creating a percussion instrument out of the dancer’s feet.

Jazz - An exciting and ever evolving dance form full of rhythm, syncopation, passion and life. Steeped in the rhythm of jazz music, a true American art form, jazz dance brings energy and life to all those who dance it. Classes explore body isolations of the head, shoulders, ribcage, feet and arms and encourage individual expression and the development of personal style.

Contemporary - Contemporary dance is the exploration of the total movement potential of the body. It differs from commercial or competitive dance in that it is not bound by set standards, as well as defined styles such as ballet or Jazz dance. Instead, it seeks to express a personalized vision, often through experimentation and collaboration for the development of new, more individualized approaches to the moving body and choreographic possibilities.

Modern - Modern dance is a contemporary dance form that has its roots in ballet. It emphasizes the use of the floor for centering and grounding oneself in movement. This class focuses on the breath (inhale/exhale), which brings quality to one’s movement. 

Hip Hop - A structured form of street dance often found in music videos, designed to teach coordination, strength, quickness, agility and endurance accompanied with popular R&B music.

Turns, Tricks & Kicks - This class will develop proper technique for safe and fun execution for turns, jumps, leaps, and kicks in all forms of dance.

Pilates – offered for teens and adults.


Art Classes


Art I

Ages 6-8

This class is designed to introduce young artists to elements of art (line, shape, value, texture, color) using a variety of mediums to spark the imagination, cultivate creativity, and generate a deeper interest in art. We will explore great masters works, study their techniques, and try our hand at them. This will be a fun, exciting, and productive class. Work created by the young artists will be on display in an art gallery at the Epicenter spring show. All work will be done with a Biblical focus in an effort to show artists how to use their talents for the Lord, to see Him in all they create, and to understand their creative abilities in light of the ultimate Creator.

Each student should bring an old shirt to use as a smock with student’s name written inside.

There will be a supply fee of $40 per semester (fall & spring)

Art II

Ages 9-11

This class is designed to introduce young artists to elements of art (line, shape, value, texture, color) using a variety of mediums to spark the imagination, cultivate creativity, and generate a deeper interest in art. We will explore great masters works, study their techniques, and try our hand at them. This will be a fun, exciting, and productive class. Work created by the young artists will be on display in an art gallery at the Epicenter spring show. All work will be done with a Biblical focus in an effort to show artists how to use their talents for the Lord, to see Him in all they create, and to understand their creative abilities in light of the ultimate Creator.

Each student should bring an old shirt to use as a smock with student’s name written inside.

There will be a supply fee of $40 per semester (fall & spring). 

Drawing / Painting I

Ages 12+

This is an in-depth class for artists who are interested in going deeper into their artistic talents and interests. Artists will study and apply elements of art (form, line, shape, value, texture, color, space) with a variety of lessons focused on building artists talents in specific areas within drawing and painting. For drawing, artists will work in pencil, charcoal, and conte, with work saved in a portfolio. For painting, we will use acrylic paints and artists will complete two to three canvases over the year. Work created by the artists will be on display in an art gallery at the Epicenter spring show. All work will be done with a Biblical focus in an effort to show artists how to use their talents for the Lord, to see Him in all they create, and to understand their creative abilities in light of the ultimate Creator.  

Each student should bring an old shirt to use as a smock with student’s name written inside.

There will be a supply fee of $40 per semester (fall & spring).


Acting Classes

Acting 9 - 11 - Young actors will have a blast learning the foundation of stage acting through games and scenes.  We'll focus on voice, stage presence, and acting techniques that will translate for both the stage and screen.

Theater 12+ - Actors will solidify their acting skills with scenes and monologues.  And to prepare our actors for community and professional work, we will teach and polish your audition skills.

Script Writing 9th - 12th - Ever had an idea for a movie but didn't know how to write it?  Then this is the class for you.  Come create your stories in this fun and exciting workshop.  Laptop required.

Advanced Acting 12+ - So, you know the basics, but now you want something more complex to sharpen your skills.  We'll be using techniques created by Uta Hagen, Stanislavski, and Meisner.  Be ready to be challenged and grow.


Music Classes

The Epicenter for the Arts Music Department specializes in providing private music lessons that are tailored to each student, depending on his or her musical interests and goals. Our commitment is to strive to make learning a positive and fun experience!

Our versatile music staff teaches all styles of music, from classical to rock, focusing first on the heart for music and then crafting the student's skills on the instrument. We are currently providing private lessons in:
 
Piano (all levels)
Voice (all levels)
Guitar: acoustic and electric (all levels)
Drums: drum-set and drum-line (all levels)
Bass Guitar (beginner and intermediate levels)
Violin (beginner and intermediate levels)

    
 
Dance Classes, Music Lessons, Art Instruction, Acting Classes - It's all at Epicenter for the Arts

Email Us: info@epiarts.com  -  Call Us Today: 817-778-8828  -  2100 Greenbriar Dr., Suite 150, Southlake TX 76092

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