Community School for the Arts

CSA holds to a philosophy of artistic excellence in everything we do. We offer programs and activities that meet the needs and interests of all students. Our programming is provided by top artists and professionals who love to work with young people as we seek to make a difference in the lives of the next generation.

In addition to classes and lessons, performances, productions, and exhibits are of top priority at CSA. We want all students to experience the thrill of presenting their craft to others. Family friendly and family focused entertainment is central to all that we do at CSA. Get ready for a great line-up of shows. CSA is your arts connection!

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PRIVATE LESSONS

Ages 3 – Adult

5, 10 & 15-week Sessions Available

August 26, 2019 – December 14, 2019


PRESCHOOL PROGRAM

Ages 3 – 5 years

(must be 3 by September 9th)

Theatre, Visual Arts, Music & Dance!

Instructors: Shannon Stoddard, Sherry Jones. Dr. Kathleen Lavengood, Hachya Franklin, Jennifer Woodside Anderson & Sheila Mann

September 9, 2019 – December 4, 2019

12 Weeks, 9am – Noon

Mondays & Wednesdays

(Can choose both days or just once a week!)


SUZUKI STRING PROGRAM

Violin or Viola for Ages 4 & up

Led by Violinist and Certified Suzuki Instructor Dr. Kathleen Lavengood

August 12, 2019 – December 21, 2019

Choose between 30, 45 or 60 minute lessons

Please note that the Suzuki program follows an 18-week semester. Students may register anytime during the semester and lessons will be provided. FREE group classes are part of the program!


 CHAMBER STRINGS

Open to students who have advanced training. Registration limited to 20 students selected by audition.

 Auditions:

August 26th or September 9th at 6pm

or by personal appointment

September 9, 2019 – December 15, 2019

Mondays 6-7:30pm

Concert: December 15th at 3pm

(St. Bartholomew’s Church)


 AUDITION PREP

Grades 3 – 6

August 20, 2019 – August 22, 2019

Tuesday/Thursday 4-6pm

Instructor: Ryan Gonzales


 CHILDREN’S MUSICAL THEATRE COMPANY

Grades 3 – 6

August 27, 2019 – November 23, 2019

Tuesday/Thursdays 4pm-6pm

Show Dates: Nov 22nd & Nov 23rd

(King Opera House)

Director: Shannon Stoddard

Musical Director: Sheila Mann


 FROZEN ICE CHORUS / CHRISTMAS SHOW CHOIR

Grades 3 – 6

August 27, 2019 – December 3, 2019

Tuesdays 4-6pm

Show Dates (Frozen JR): Nov. 22nd & 23rd

(Christmas Community Events: TBA)

Director: Ryan Gonzales


 TEEN SHOW CHOIR

Grades 7-12

September 5, 2019 – November 21, 2019

Thursdays 7-9pm

Instructor: Ryan Gonzales


 PRESCHOOL DRAMA

Ages 3 – 5 years

September 11, 2019 – November 13, 2019

Wednesdays 5:15-5:45pm

Instructor: Shannon Stoddard


 UKULELE CLASSES

Ten Weekly Classes

September 10, 2019 – November 12, 2019

Grades 3-6: Tuesdays 4-4:30pm

Grades 7 & up: Tuesdays 4:30-5pm

Instructor: David Holland


 VISUAL ART CLASSES

 

BEYOND THE CRAYON

Grades K – 3

September 16, 2019 – November 18, 2019

Mondays 4-5pm

Instructor: Sherry Jones

BEYOND THE CRAYON

Grades 3 – 6

September 18, 2019 – November 20, 2019

Wednesdays 4-5pm

Instructor: Sherry Jones

SECRETS OF COMPOSITION & TECHNIQUE

Grades 7 – 12

September 17, 2019 – November 19, 2019

Tuesdays 4-5pm

Instructor: Marianne Nicodemus


 

 KIDS MUSICAL THEATRE COMPANY

Grades K – 2

October 16, 2019 – February 22, 2010

Wednesdays 4-5pm

Show Date: February 22nd

(St. Bartholomew’s Church)

Director: Shannon Stoddard


 AUDITION PREP

Grades 7 – 12

October 14, 2019 – November 11, 2019

Mondays 7-8pm

Instructor: Ryan Gonzales


YOUTH THEATRE COMPANY

Grades 7 – 12

December 9, 2019 – March 14, 2020

Mondays/Thursday 6pm-9pm;

Saturdays 10am-1pm

Show Dates: March 13th & 14th (ArcBest PAC)

Director: Shannon Stoddard

Musical Directors: George & Sheila Mann

Choreographer: Jennifer Woodside Anderson

 

To register or for more information, email info@csafortsmith.org or call 479-434-2020

or visit us online at www.csafortsmith.org

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