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Performing Arts for All Ages

Whether you are looking for beginning classes or a continuation into more advanced instruction, the Kroc Center Performing Arts Program is the right solution for you. Our instructors are professional dancers, illustrators and musicians with years of experience teaching and performing. Kroc Performing Arts program participate in various recitals throughout the year.

2023 Session dates

November 21, 2022 – January 28, 2023

January 30 – March 25

March 27 – May 20

May 22 – July 15

July 17 – September 9

September 11 – November 4

November 6 – December 23

Classes offered at the Kroc 

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Dance Classes
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Ballet I, II, III, IV, V
Ages 3+

Ballet shoes, tights and leotards are required for Ballet II and above. Prerequisite classes and instructor approval required for all level II, III, and IV classes.

Broadway
Ages 5–8
Have fun learning techniques and self-expression to improve natural acting ability. This is a great introduction into the world of singing, dancing and acting for stage.

Parent & Me
Ages 1-5
Parent and Me style classes for little Tumblers and Musicians.  Parents and tumblers, please dress comfortably and be prepared to move and dance in this high energy class!

Tap
Ages 4-8
Learn all the basics of tap! Dancers will learn a variety of steps that focus on timing, musicality, and rhythm. Most tap classes follow a similar structure including a warm-up, across the floor progressions, and a center combination. Please dress comfortably and bring tap shoes with you to class.

Adult Modern
Ages 14+

Contemporary theatrical and concert dance developing the use of the entire body in movements expressive of abstract ideas. Suitable for beginning and intermediate level dancers.

Gymnastics I, II
Ages 3-14
Learn basic tumbling skills on the ground and balance beam while improving strength and flexibility. Skills will include backbends, handstands and cartwheels.
 

For more information please contact: deidra.davis@usw.salvationarmy.org 

Music Classes
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Group Guitar
Ages 8–14

Students receive instruction in note reading, guitar techniques, and playing songs. Instruments are available for use during class if needed. Prerequisite classes and instructor approval are required for Intermediate and Advanced Guitar classes.

Group Piano
Ages 6+
Students receive instruction in music theory, note reading, sight-playing, and performance skills. Students use state-of-the-art electronic pianos. Prerequisite classes and instructor approval are required for Intermediate and Advanced Piano classes.

For more information or to set up private music lessons please contact: [email protected] 

Theatre Arts Classes
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Beginning Broadway
Ages 5-8

Have fun learning techniques to improve natural acting ability. This is a great introduction into the world of singing, dancing and acting for the stage. An excellent place to explore self-expression.

 

Kroc Junior Theatre

Improvisation / Acting
Ages 8-15

This class will use improv games and other structures to build skills to think on your feet, trust your self and your ensemble in the present moment, create strong characters for theater/film, and learn the building blocks of acting for the theater and in performance. Will include movement warm-ups, reading script excerpts, fun writing prompts, and mini-showings. Be creative! Calling all Wanna-Be-Wizards: LET'S MAKE MAGIC!

Join us for our Family Arts & Literacy Nights

Enjoy a live performance, an art project for the entire family, and a free book for each household! These free family friendly events are hosted to enrich children's lives by encouraging a love for knowledge, as well as presenting them with fun, interactive art projects and performances. Please only register one member of your household for the event.

Events are held in person from 6:30-8:00pm (unless otherwise noted)

2023 Dates:

  • January 26: San Diego State University Performing Arts Troupe presents “Camp Music”
  • February 23: STEAM Night
  • April 27: Jerry Hager presents “Exploring Stories”
  • May 25: Kroc Junior Theatre presents “Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Jr.”


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Join us for Free Family Read & Play Day

Family Read & Play Day is a free monthly event for children five and under to help get them excited about reading. Each event includes a book reading featuring our book of the month, playtime with the imagination playground made of fun foam blocks, and a free book for families to add to their home library. The Family Read & Play Days take place in the Education Building from 10-11AM. Registration is not required.


January 10  /  10-11AM
February 14  /  10-11AM
March 14  /  10-11AM
April 18  /  10-11AM
May 9  /  10-11AM

(619) 269-1540
Arts and Education Director: [email protected]

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