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Classes for 8-12 Year Olds

Explore dance, theater, music, and visual art!

From drumming to piano, drawing to fiddle, young voices to musical theater, guitar to comics, modern dance to tap, ballet to jazz, Old Town is the place to discover your creative you.

Characters and Storytelling Mini-Camp 7 - 9 years

Open to All

Monday through Friday with Will Fancher

60 minutes  ·  Daily for 1 week  ·  $115 ($95 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Dance Mini-Camp Ages 6-8

Open to All

Monday through Friday with Staff

300 minutes  ·  Daily for 1 week  ·  $425 ($405 members)

Ages 6-14 years old

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Snare Drum Mini-Camp 9 - 12

Beginner

Monday through Friday with Lenny Marsh

60 minutes  ·  Daily for 1 week  ·  $115 ($95 members)

Perfect for the budding drummer

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Ballet Levels 3 and 4

Intermediate

We would LOVE to bring this class back to our regular schedule! If you have a dancer who is ready to continue their ballet education beyond our current offerings please reach out to Allison Grabarczyk at allison.grabarczyk@oldtownschool.org. We are also offering private lessons in most genres for all ages!

70 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $0 ($0 members)

Ballet 1: ages 7-9

Beginner

Sunday with Nichola Goss

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $404 ($364 members)

Beginner Friendly!

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Ballet 1: 12 & up

Beginner

We would LOVE to bring this class back to our regular schedule! If you have a dancer who is ready to continue their jazz education beyond our level 1 offerings please reach out to Allison Grabarczyk at allison.grabarczyk@oldtownschool.org. We are also offering private lessons in most genres for all ages!

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Ballet 2 ages 7 & Up

Intermediate

Sunday with Nichola Goss

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $404 ($364 members)

Continue to refine your dancer's technique and skill beyond the basics

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Ballet 2: ages 9-12

Intermediate

We would LOVE to bring this class back to our regular schedule! If you have a dancer who is ready to continue their ballet education beyond our level 1 offerings please reach out to Allison Grabarczyk at allison.grabarczyk@oldtownschool.org. We are also offering private lessons in most genres for all ages!

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Jazz Dance 1: ages 6 & up

Beginner

Monday with Julianne Rice

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $368 ($328 members)

Come learn this uniquely American dance style with us!

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Jazz Dance 1: ages 10 and up

Beginner

Saturday with Julianne Rice

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $404 ($364 members)

Beginner friendly!

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Jazz Dance 2

Intermediate

We would LOVE to bring this class back to our regular schedule! If you have a dancer who is ready to continue their jazz education beyond our level 1 offerings please reach out to Allison Grabarczyk at allison.grabarczyk@oldtownschool.org. We are also offering private lessons in most genres for all ages!

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Jazz Dance 3

Advanced

If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again or for private lessons, please email Allison Grabarczyk with your contact information.

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Youth Street Dance/Hip-Hop: ages 7 to 12

Open to All

Monday or Wednesday with Maria Blanco

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $404 ($364 members)

Beginner friendly!

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Youth Modern Dance

Beginner

We would LOVE to add this class back to our normal schedule! If you have a dancer who is interested in expanded or beginning their dance education with us in this genre please reach out to Allison Grabarczyk at allison.grabarczyk@oldtownschool.org with your contact information.

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $188 ($168 members)

Tap 1: ages 8 & up

Beginner

We would LOVE to bring this class back to our regular schedule! If you have a dancer who is ready to begin their tap education please reach out to Allison Grabarczyk at allison.grabarczyk@oldtownschool.org. We are also offering private lessons in most genres for all ages!

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 7 weeks  ·  $179 ($159 members)

Kids Fiddle: Book Two

Intermediate

Saturday with Billy Oh

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $224 ($204 members)

Location: Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave

Guitar 1 - Kids

Beginner

Wednesday or Saturday with Henry Altenberg or Jessica Martino

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $192 ($172 members)

Location: Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave or Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Guitar 2 - Kids

Intermediate

Saturday with Henry Altenberg

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $192 ($182 members)

Now 55 minutes of teaching and learning!

Location: Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave

Guitar 3 - Kids

Advanced

Saturday with Jessica Martino

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $192 ($182 members)

Now 55 minutes of teaching and learning!

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Guitar 4 - Kids

Advanced

Saturday with Jessica Martino

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $192 ($182 members)

Now 55 minutes of teaching and learning!

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Guitar Together - Parent/Child Guitar Class

Beginner

Wednesday with Jessica Martino

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $144 ($124 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Kids Ensemble

Intermediate


60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $216 ($202 members)

Big Drummers: 5 - 7 years

Beginner

Saturday with Lenny Marsh

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $160 ($140 members)

Sticks, skins, and more!

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Kids Piano: 6 - 8 years

Beginner

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Sunday with Maryanne Johnson, Elaine Moore, Zosia Holden, Cassie Fox, Henry Altenberg, Meagan Hickman, Lydia Martin, ISAIAH SANDERMAN, Meghan Kessel or Leah Dahline

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $576 ($536 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus or Online

Youth Piano Lab - 1

Beginner

Tuesday or Saturday with Meagan Hickman

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $198 ($178 members)

Combo Level

Location: Online

Youth Piano Lab - 2

Beginner

Tuesday or Saturday with Meagan Hickman

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $198 ($178 members)

in The Piano Lab

Location: Online

Youth Piano Lab - 3

Intermediate

Saturday with Meagan Hickman

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $198 ($178 members)

Location: Online

Beginning Ukulele for Kids

Beginner

We are not offering ukulele for our summer session. Check back with us in the fall!

40 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $288 ($268 members)

Young Voices 4 & 5 years

Open to All

Saturday with Mallory Coakley

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $160 ($140 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Young Voices 6 - 8 years

Open to All

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $172 ($152 members)