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Friday, February 3, 2023


Oct. 7, 2001 – Afterschool classes in the performing arts are under way at Pistarckle Theater, with others soon to begin.
– A series of 10 dance classes began Sept. 26 and will run through Dec. 1. One session meets on Tuesdays from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. for students ages 11 to 16, and another meets on Fridays from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. for students ages 6 to 10.
The classes, which are classically based using a progressive dance syllabus, are being taught by Paul Dennis, who trained at the Royal Academy of Dance, received his BFA in dance from The Juilliard School in 1990 and performed with the world-renowned Jose Limon Dance Company. Registration for the series is $150. There will be a $10 fee for a holiday presentation on Dec. 1.
– Tap dance classes are meeting on Saturdays from Sept. 22 through Dec. 10. There's a session from 9 to 10 a.m. for ages 5 to 8, and another from 10 to 11 a.m. for ages 9 to 12. Mary Ann Dennis is the teacher for both. Registration is $150.
– On Nov. 5, social drama classes will get under way. The series of six classes will conclude Dec. 20. Sessions will be held on Monday from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. for students ages 9 to 12, and on Thursday from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. for those ages 13 to 16.
Pamela New, the instructor, will use drama to explore everyday social interactions through improvisation. This course encourages students to expand their emotional vocabulary in new situations. Registration is $90.
More classes will be staring in January and running through April of 2002. For more information, call the Pistarckle office at 775-7877. Anyone who has not received a mailer describing the coming season's theatrical productions can obtain one by calling the same number.

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