Caterpillar Drop-In --- Every single class has a different theme ranging from colors to shapes and even animals! Join your baby jitterbug on a 30 minute adventure full of dancing, singing, art and exploring the imagination! Registration is appreciated, but not required---just show up to boogie down! Ages 6 months & up! *Parent/Caregiver Participation
Babywearing Dance --- Twice a month, this class takes the place of the Caterpillar Drop-In Class! Registration is appreciated, but not required---just show up to boogie down! Ages 1 month & up! *Parent/Caregiver Participation
Jitter-Babies--- Does your baby bug love the stage? Join us each week in this as we learn songs, dances, create costumes and props as we introduce your little one to performing arts. Curriculum includes puppetry, music, dance, art and more! Ages 18 months - 2 years. *Parent/Caregiver Participation
Jitter-Tots --- Once your child is potty trained they can move up to the Tots class where they can explore their imagination in a safe, nurturing environment while we sing, dance and work to create a show! Tots will make their own costumes, props, learn choreography all in preparation for their stage debut at the end of the semester. Fall 2014 Theme is Muppet Mash Up! Ages 2&3
Mash Up Drop-In--- This class includes themes like Beauty and the Beast, Tangled, Brave, Toy Story, Rock Star and more! Jitterbugs learn one to three songs and perform a stellar show for parents and guests!
Flux Drop-In ---This class is perfect for a rainy day or for Jitterbugs with tons of energy that need a little extra fun on the weekend! Experience a new instructional class each time including how to be a princess/superhero, puppet workshop, dance, mad scientist experiments and more!
Lights, Camera, Action--- This class is designed for kids ages 4-8 who love to do it all! This "glee-style" class will create a short movie musical! Jitterbug super stars will create their characters, add music, make costumes, film, and record all year to find themselves on the big screen at their very own red carpet premier!
Tutu Cute Ballet --- Calling all ballerinas! This intro to ballet class invites your little ones to don a tutu and tiara while they learn the ballet basics. Leotard and tights are not required for class, but we do ask the kids be dressed to move. If they have ballet shoes, great! But if not bare feet will do just fine. Your ballerina will have the option to pick one of our tutus (or bring her own) before each session. Ballet barre exercises, positions, and floor work will all be covered in this beginner course. There is a special recital on the stage at the end of each semester! Ages 3-5
Jr. Bugs--- Do you have a bug that loves to boogie? Let your child explore their imagination with us while we sing, dance and create each week! This class also makes their own costumes and props for their magnificent performance at the end of the session. Ages 3&4
All Ages Fairy Tale Class--- This classes bring the stage to life for young children. An all inclusive class focusing on singing, dancing, acting, games, improvisation, puppetry and more! These Jitterbugs also create their own costumes, props, and scenery for a well rounded arts education. Jitterbugs will learn all the songs, choreography, and even perform skits from their favorite tales during their final performance in May.
Homeschool Class--- We want to help make the arts more accessible to home-schooled children in Smyrna! With this fun, creative, nurturing environment your child can experience the joys of music, dance and self-expression. Classes are specifically designed to help develop motor skills, fuel the imagination, and sharpen both cognitive and creative skills. This unique, play based program encourages shy children to come out of their shells and leads outgoing children to the next level of self-expression.
Jitterbug Kids--- Let your child explore their imagination with us while we sing, dance and create each week! This class makes their own costumes and props for their magnificent performance at the end of the session. Ages 5-7
Triple ThreatProgram--- Do you have a serious aspiring actor or actress? Students in this class will be exposed to three different facets of performing; singing, dancing and acting. Each class will focus on one of the three, culminating in a show where we will perform a series of scenes and songs from popular plays, musicals or even Disney films. This class is unique from our other curriculum in that we will also be inviting guest artists to come in and teach different workshops throughout the semester. Each student will receive individual and group instruction. This class will offer endless learning experiences for your young budding performer. Ages 7-12 (7 year olds must have taken a previous class with Jitterbug, or audition to join)
Willy Wonka Jr. SHOW CLASS--- Join the cast of Willy Wonka Jr. Ages 6-12 (6&7 year olds must have taken a previous class with Jitterbug, or audition privately to join)
Private Lessons --- Allow your children to build a life long relationship with music! Our method of teaching differs from the norm, we use many different styles of teaching, games and activities to keep the lessons engaging and fun. We offer general music, piano, voice, dance, acting, audition technique, and more!