Cultural Arts

Cultural Arts Programs & Events

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Israeli Folk Dancing

Explore and celebrate Israeli music and culture through dance.

Beginner Lessons are from 6:30-7pm and then open dance is from 7-9pm. No registration required. Just drop in and dance!

Please note: $5/week fee for JCC Members. There is a $7/week fee for Non-Members, payable to the instructor or at the JCC Main Desk.

Instructor: Max Steiner

Location: Dance Studio

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Ongoing
6:30-9pm

No registration required.

Sunday 6:30-9pm
Feb 3, 2019 - Dec 28, 2025

International Folk Dancing

A fun way to exercise, socialize, hear some great music, and learn a bit about the cultures of other countries.

Please note: Weekly dancing costs $5/person for Members and $7/person for Non-Members, payable to the instructor or at the JCC Main Desk.

Instructor: Alene Boyar

Location: Dance Studio

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Ongoing
7:45-9:45pm

No registration required.

Monday 7:45-9:45pm
Feb 4, 2019 - Dec 29, 2025

Intro to Ballet

Intro to Ballet

Are you interested in trying ballet for the first time? Contemplating returning to ballet after a long absence? This 4-week session teaches the fundamentals of ballet: basic positions and posture, simple barre exercises, stretches, floor combinations and jumps. Friendly, fun environment. Attire: form-fitting athletic wear allowing full range of motion. Footwear: ballet slippers, soft-soled jazz shoes or socks. No sneakers.

Ages 12 & up.

Minimum Enrollment: 4
Registration Deadline: October 25

Instructor: Kathy Kenez

Wednesday Oct 30 - Wednesday Nov 20
5:45-7:15pm

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Wednesday 5:45-7:15pm
Oct 30 - Nov 20

Learn to Salsa

Salsa is a Latin dance style that can be enjoyed by all. This is a beginner class taught in an easy to understand manner with fun as the goal. No experience or partner required!

Instructor: Heidi Kraft

Location: Dance Studio

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Sunday Nov 3 - Sunday Nov 24
4-5pm

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Sunday 4-5pm
Nov 3 - Nov 24

Nail Your Audition: Vocal Workshop

This workshop will teach you how to handle yourself with poise in the audition room so you can deliver a compelling audition that will land you the role! Come prepared with two 32-bar selections and receive coaching on character development and vocal technique. You'll leave this class with the tools and confidence to tackle your next audition!

Participants MUST come prepared with two 32 bar selections and sheet music for the accompanist.

You may sign up for either one OR both dates. If you sign up for both, you are welcome to bring two different 32 bar selections to the second session.

Ages 12 & up.

Sunday, November 10 workshop led by Laura-Jean Smillie Diekmann
Sunday, November 17 workshop led by Janine Mercandetti

Instructor: Laura-Jean Smillie Diekmann

Sunday Nov 10
10am-1pm

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Sunday Nov 17
10am-1pm

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Sunday 10am-1pm
Nov 10
Nov 17

Nail Your Audition: Monologue Workshop

This workshop will teach you how to handle yourself with poise in the audition room so you can deliver a compelling audition that will land you the roll! Come prepared with a memorized one minute monologue and receive coaching, feedback, and tips to empower you for your next audition.

Participants MUST come prepared with a memorized monologue, approximately one minute in length.

Ages 12 & up.

Instructor: Ralph Meranto

Tuesday Nov 19
4:30-7:30pm

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Tuesday 4:30-7:30pm
Nov 19

Acting Workshop: Back to Basics

Through improvisation, scene work, and partner exercises, students will explore how to break down text, stay present in the moment, follow their instincts, and bring themselves into their character. A great class for those looking to learn, develop, and/or brush-up on the skills that are the foundation of dynamic acting.

Participants do not need to prepare anything for this class.

Ages 12 & up.

Instructor: Janine Mercandetti

Sunday Nov 24
10am-1pm

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Sunday 10am-1pm
Nov 24

Broadway Dance Masterclass

Learn from a veteran of 6 Broadway shows and the Associate Choreographer of ELF- The Musical on Broadway. This is a fun and energetic Broadway style dance class focusing on storytelling and style.

Ages 12 & up.

Instructor: Brian Marcum
Enrollment Minimum: 15

Instructor: Brian Marcum

Sunday Dec 8
10am-12pm

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Sunday 10am-12pm
Dec 8

Musical Theatre Boot Camp

A Five-Day Musical Theatre Intensive

Working in group settings and one-on-one, instructors will help performers identify, prepare, and perform age and character appropriate monologues and songs for musical theatre auditions. The week culminates with a mock-audition before a panel of local directors and artists.

Ages 12 & up.

Early Bird pricing is available until 1/1/2020. Cost for non-members will increase to $450 on 1/2/2020.

Monday Jun 29, 2020 - Friday Jul 3, 2020

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Monday Aug 10, 2020 - Friday Aug 14, 2020

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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 29, 2020 - Jul 3, 2020
Aug 10, 2020 - Aug 14, 2020