CSArts Academy Summer Classes

CSArts Academy offers extracurricular arts and academic training to student artists of various ages. Programs are open to the community, and classes provide young artists with a fun and rewarding chance to develop important fundamentals and/or hone their skills in a specific art form. Under the guidance of CSArts-SGV’s renowned educators, there are both morning and afternoon class opportunities for students of all levels ages 8 through 15.

Dance Fusion (Ages 8-15)

Dance Fusion (Ages 8-15)

Students will be exposed to a wide variety of dance styles, including but not limited to jazz, lyrical, hip hop, contemporary, and tap. Students will work throughout the week on technique and choreography, and the intensive will culminate with a performance at week’s end!

Dates: Monday, July 30 – Friday, August 3

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Ages 12-15)
          1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Ages 8-11)

Cost: $200

Musical Theatre (Ages 8-15)

This fun-filled introductory musical theatre class will engage students in the creative process, while giving them foundational skills in singing, acting, and dancing. Students will learn to find their voice and hone their skills in character development, storytelling, ensemble building, and creative expression. Students will have the opportunity to show off their hard work in a fun musical revue performance for friends and family to enjoy.

Dates: Monday, July 30 – Friday, August 3

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Ages 8-11)
          1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Ages 12-15)

Cost: $250

Musical Theatre (Ages 8-15)
Beginning Drawing & 3D Art (Ages 8-13)

Beginning Drawing & 3D Art (Ages 8-13)

This jam-packed, one-week intensive introduces beginning drawing and 3D design. Throughout the drawing portion of the class, students will create work based on real-life observation and imagination design, exploring a variety of drawing techniques while learning about the elements of art and design. Throughout the 3D design portion of the class, students will learn to create sculptural art pieces, working in three-dimensional form while exploring a variety of mediums, such as clay, wire, paper mache, found objects, and more. The class will culminate with a gallery-style exhibition of student work.

Dates: Monday, July 30 – Friday, August 3

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $350

Digital Photography (Ages 11-15)

This one-week class will introduce students to the fundamentals of photography. Students will learn and demonstrate a basic understanding of the DSLR camera, including operations, lenses, light meters, aperture, shutter, digital workflow, and more. By the end of the intensive, students will have an understanding of the basic elements of art and will have the ability to apply it to their own photography. Students will also learn various techniques of photographing and how to edit their photographs using Adobe Photoshop.

Dates: Monday, July 30 – Friday, August 3

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $350

Digital Photography (Ages 11-15)