Arts, Dance, & Culture Unit

Winter 2020

The Department of Community Resources (TDYCC) Arts, Dance, and Culture Unit provides a creative outlet and fellowship through the arts for both youth and adults alike!

Town Unicard is required for all programs. Any class cancellation will be made up at the end of the session, and may not necessarily fall on the same day as the class.

Registration

Winter 2020 Registration is now open. Save time and register online.

Financial Assistance

Town of Greenburgh residents are not denied participation in any Department of Community Resources program because of a personal financial situation. Please download and complete the financial form here.

Arts, Dance, and Culture Classes
The TDYCC Arts, Dance, and Culture Unit provides a creative outlet and fellowship through the arts for both youth and adults alike! 


For additional information, please contact:
Donel Dinkins – Activities Coordinator
Arts, Dance & Culture Unit
Phone:  (914) 989-3619
Email:   ddinkins@greenburghny.com
*Town Unicard is required for ALL programs*
Any class cancellation will be made up at the end of the session, and may not necessarily fall on the same day as the class.

Winter 2020 Registration is now:

Open!

Save Time!!! 

Register Online using the

Click here for: Program Registration

Financial Assistance - Town of Greenburgh residents are not denied participation in any Department of Community Resources program because of a personal financial situation.  Financial assistance is available with proof and determination of need.


ARTS:


CARTOONING
DATES:               January 7, 2020 - February 25, 2020 

DAY/TIME:          Tuesdays  6:30pm - 7:30pm        
LOCATION:        TDYCC Classroom C/D
AGE:                   6 - 15 years of age
FEE:                    Residents $70.00        

                            Non-Residents $95.00
CLASS SIZE:      15
Learn to draw cartoons, basic drawing techniques and so much more!
Instructor:  Dennis McLee  

ELEMENTARY ACTING WORKSHOP

DATES:               January 10, 2020 - February 28, 2020

DAY/TIME:          Fridays  6:15pm - 7:15pm    
AGES:                 8 - 12 years of age
LOCATION:        TDYCC Classroom C/D
FEE:                    Residents $50.00        

                            Non-Residents $75.00
CLASS SIZE:     15
Youth will focus on theater games, mime/movement, ensemble acting and rehearsal of skits & plays.  Youth will develop self-confidence and presentation skills through theater.  
Instructor:  Danielle S. Camann


ADULT ACTING WORKSHOP
DATES:               January 9, 2020 - March 5, 2020                                          *No Class on February 27th*

DAY/TIME:          Thursdays  5:30pm - 6:40pm  
AGES:                 Adults
LOCATION:        TDYCC Classroom A/B
FEE:                    Residents $75.00        

                            Non-Residents $100.00
CLASS SIZE:     15

Have people always told you that your name should be in lights?  Have you ever wondered if YOU could have been on TV or on Broadway?  Did you miss your calling?  Do you just want to have a good time?  The Adult Acting Workshop is the perfect place to start.   Follow your dreams here at TDYCC!

*Open only to students who were previously enrolled or by audition.

Instructor:  Paul Kwame Johnson 


ADULT ACTING COMPANY
DATES:               January 9, 2020 - March 5, 2020                                                           No class on February 27th*   

DAY/TIME:          Thursdays  6:45pm - 8:00pm
AGES:                 Adults
LOCATION:        TDYCC Classroom A/B
FEE:                    Residents $75.00        

                            Non-Residents $100.00
CLASS SIZE:     15

Have people always told you that your name should be in lights?  Have you ever wondered if YOU could have been on TV or on Broadway?  Did you miss your calling?  Do you just want to have a good time?  The Adult Acting Workshop is the perfect place to start.   Follow your dreams here at TDYCC!

Open only to students who were previously enrolled or by audition.

Instructor:  Paul Kwame Johnson 

TEEN ACTING COMPANY

DATES:                 January 8th - March 4th   

DAY/TIME:            Wednesdays  6:45pm - 8:00pm

AGES:                   13 - 18 years of age

LOCATION:          TDYCC Classroom A/B

FEE:                      $50.00 – Resident

                              $75.00 – Non-Resident

CLASS SIZE:        15

Youth will focus on theater games, mime/movement, ensemble acting and rehearsal of skits & plays.  Youth develop self-confidence, and presentation skills through theater.  

Consideration from course instructor required for admission.

Instructor:  Paul Kwame Johnson 


DANCE:


TUMBLING FOR BEGINNERS
 

Friday Class:

DATES:                February 7, 2020 - March 27, 2020

DAY/TIME:           Fridays   6:00pm - 6:45pm


Saturday Class:
DATES:               February 8, 2020 - March 28, 2020

DAY/TIME:           Saturdays  1:30pm - 2:15pm


LOCATION:         TDYCC Dance Studio

AGE:                    5-8 years of age

FEE:                     Residents $70.00    

                             Non-Residents $95.00
CLASS SIZE:       10
We will teach the basics of tumbling including basic flexibility and strength exercises, the forward roll, followed by the backward roll and even cartwheels!  Come tumble with us in a safe and fun environment!  Comfortable clothes required. 
Instructor:  Jessica Parris

AFRICAN DANCE 

DATES:                January 10, 2020 - February 28, 2020 

DAY/TIME:           Fridays  7:00pm - 8:00pm

LOCATION:         TDYCC Dance Studio
AGE:                    6 years of age and up
FEE:                     Free with a Valid Town Unicard 
CLASS SIZE:       30
Youth and Adults can get fit and express themselves through exhilarating, high-energy African dance moves.  Class attire is black leotard and Lapa (wrap skirt). Students will be responsible (if necessary) for purchasing recital costume.
Instructor: Jessica Parris 

HIP HOP DANCE - BEGINNER 
DATES:                February 8, 2020 - March 28, 2020

DAY/TIME:           Saturdays 3:00pm - 4:00pm
LOCATION:         TDYCC Dance Studio

AGE:                    6 - 10 years of age
FEE:                     Residents $70.00  

                             Non-Residents $95.00
CLASS SIZE:       20
Youth can get fit and express themselves through high energy Hip-Hop dance moves. Class attire is comfortable wear and sneakers.
Instructor:  Jessica Parris

HIP HOP DANCE - INTERMEDIATE
DATES:                February 8, 2020 - March 28, 2020

DAYS/TIME:         Saturdays  4:00pm - 5:00pm 
LOCATION:         TDYCC Dance Studio 

AGE:                    11-17 years of age
FEE:                     Residents $70.00        

                             Non-Residents $95.00
CLASS SIZE:       20
Youth can get fit and express themselves through high energy Hip-Hop dance moves. Class attire is comfortable wear and sneakers.
Instructor:  Jessica Parris

TDYCC HIP-HOP DANCE TEAM (NEW!!!)
DATES:                TBD

DAYS/TIME:         TBD 
LOCATION:         TDYCC Dance Studio 

AGE:                    12-17 years of age
FEE:                     TBD
CLASS SIZE:       20

Do you love to dance?  Do you love Hip Hop dance?  Want to perform in the community, showcasing your dance skills?  Do you want to compete against other dance groups?  This is the place to be! 

If you are interested, please contact Jessica Parris at (914) 989-3623 or jparris@greenburghny.com.

Admission by audition only.

Instructor:  Jessica Parris

KIDS’ SALSA 
DATES:                January 11, 2020 - February 29, 2020 

DAY/TIME:           Saturdays  12:30pm - 1:15pm
LOCATION:         TDYCC Dance Studio

AGE:                    6 - 9 years of age
FEE:                     Residents $70.00      

                             Non-Residents $95.00
CLASS SIZE:       13
Youth can get fit and express themselves through exhilarating, high energy Latin dance moves. Class attire is comfortable wear and sneakers.  
Instructor:   Katy Pineda

"ALL THAT JAZZ/TAP COMBO"
DATES:                February 8, 2020 - March 28, 2020

DAY/TIME:           Saturdays  2:15pm - 3:00pm
LOCATION:         TDYCC Dance Studio

AGE:                    6 - 10 years of age

FEE:                     Residents $70.00    

                             Non-Residents $95.00
CLASS SIZE:       20
The "All That Jazz" combination dance class incorporates, Broadway and contemporary styles in the first half.  The second half of the class exhibits the basics of Tap positioning and movements.  Class attire will be Tap shoes and comfortable pants.  (Inexpensive Tap shoes are suggested).  
Instructor:  Jessica Parris

CREATIVE MOVEMENT
DATES:                January 11, 2020 - February 29, 2020 

DAY/TIME:           Saturday  9:30am - 10:15am
LOCATION:         TDYCC Dance Studio
AGE:                    3 - 4 years of age
FEE:                     Residents $70.00      

                             Non-Residents $105.00
CLASS SIZE:      13
Fun-filled class introducing ballet, contemporary dance and basic choreography. Offered in collaboration with the Steffi Nossen school of Dance.
Instructor:  Silvana Osorio

PRE-BALLET CLASS I
DATES:                 January 11, 2020 - February 29, 2020 

DAY/TIME:            Saturdays: 10:30am - 11:15am 
LOCATION:          TDYCC Dance Studio
AGE:                     5 - 7 years of age
FEE:                      Residents $70.00       

                              Non-Residents $105.00
CLASS SIZE:       13
Children learn ballet foot, body and arm positions, basic choreography and use props. Offered in collaboration with the Steffi Nossen school of Dance.
Instructor:  Silvana Osorio

PRE-BALLET CLASS II
DATES:                January 11, 2020 - February 29, 2020 

DAY/TIME:           Saturdays: 11:30am - 12:15pm    
LOCATION:          TDYCC Dance Studio
AGE:                     8 - 12 years of age
FEE:                     Residents $70.00  

                             Non-Residents $105.00
CLASS SIZE:        13
Children learn ballet foot, body and arm positions, basic choreography and use props. Offered in collaboration with the Steffi Nossen school of Dance.
Instructor:  Silvana Osorio


CULTURE:


ZUMBA 4 ADULTS (NEW) 
DATES:                January 11, 2020 - February 29, 2020

DAY/TIME:           Saturdays   1:30pm - 2:30pm

LOCATION:         TDYCC Dance Studio

AGES:                  Adults 18 & up
FEE:                     Residents $70.00*         

                             Non-Residents $95.00*
CLASS SIZE:       20
Katy Pineda will guide you through the process of toning, sculpting and strength training techniques using dance and fitness moves to the background of fun, upbeat music. Zumba 4 Adults will allow you to get a great workout but also makes it fun! All fitness levels are welcome!
Instructor:  Katy Pineda

COOKING FOR KIDS 
DATES:                January 8, 2020 - February 26, 2020 

DAY/TIME:           Wednesdays:   6:00pm - 7:00pm

LOCATION:         TDYCC Kitchen

AGES:                  8 - 11 years of age
FEE:                     Residents $70.00*         

                             Non-Residents $95.00*
CLASS SIZE:       10
The cooking class will focus on the preparation and cooking of simple, healthy and basic meals. Students will learn a variety of age appropriate recipes while learning the basics about cooking. 
Instructor:  Chef Jeff Vaden

CREATIVE DRUM (OPEN LEVEL CLASS)
DATES:                January 9, 2020 - March 5, 2020                                                             No class on February 27th *  

DAY/TIME:           Thursdays:  6:00pm - 7:00pm 
LOCATION:         TDYCC Dance Studio
AGE:                    7 years of age and up
FEE:                     Free with a Valid Town Unicard
CLASS SIZE:       20
A fun and dynamic class for beginners and experienced drummers. Learn to build drum technique and execute African, Latin and world rhythms.
Instructor:  Dez Watson

MAKE SOME MUSIC! (NEW)

Keyboarding & Voice Combo Class

DATES:                TBD  

DAY/TIME:           Wednesdays:  5:45pm - 6:45pm 
LOCATION:         TDYCC Dance Studio
AGE:                    8-14 years of age

FEE:                     Residents $70.00*         

                             Non-Residents $95.00*
CLASS SIZE:       10

How long have you been saying that you wanted singing lessons for your child? How many times have you passed on piano or keyboarding lessons? The search is over and the time is now! You have found the perfect solution; two classes in one. Learn the basics of keyboarding and vocal training in the combo class!

Bringing your own keyboard is recommended but not required.
Instructor:  Charles "Mr. C." Clayton



Arts, Dance and Culture 

Spring/Summer 2020 Special Events


 

7TH ANNUAL ACTING & ARTS PERFORMANCE @ SARAH LAWRENCE COLLEGE

DATE: February 22nd

DAY/TIME: Saturday/2pm
AGES: Open to All Ages

LOCATION: Reisinger Auditorium

Sarah Lawrence College

1 Mead Way, Bronxville, NY 10708

FEE: Free



6TH ANNUAL TDYCC SPRING THEATRE RECITAL

DATES:  April 24th

DAY/TIME: Friday/Time to be announced
AGES: Open to All Ages

LOCATION: Reisinger Auditorium

Sarah Lawrence College

1 Mead Way, Bronxville, NY 10708
FEE: Free