Pre-K Classes

Creative Movement
In this class, students will use their imaginations to bring stories and characters to life through movement to music and rhythms. Activities in this class will promote body and sensory awareness, physical fitness, and self-esteem. Most importantly, children will have fun!
Ages 3-5
September 05 to October 24, 2017 Tuesdays
Meeting Time: 10am - 10:45am
Teaching Artist: Mary Foshee
Class Cost: $120
Capacity: 12



Me & You & Paint & Glue
Join Birmingham’s favorite Wacky Nanny, as you create new masterpieces. These simple projects will help your child develop the artist inside and have fun while creating with you.
2 to 3 years + Parent
September 09 to October 28, 2017 Saturdays
Meeting Time: 10am - 10:45am
Teaching Artist: Alley Bulka
Class Cost: $125.00
Capacity: 8



Creative Wacky Wonders
This mixed media art class with the Wacky Nanny focuses on imagination and creation. Children will be led through projects that will open their creative minds and allow them to make their ideas come to life!
Ages 3 to 5
September 09 to October 28, 2017 Saturdays
Meeting Time: 11:00am - 11:45am
Teaching Artist: Alley Bulka
Class Cost: $125
Capacity: 12



Private Piano Lesson- Pat Billups

January 01 to December 31, 2012 Please Call for Available Dates
Meeting Time: Please Call for Available Times
Instructor: Pat Billups
Class Cost: Please Call for Availability
Capacity: 20



Voice Lessons- Summer Session
Please email artplay@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Diane McNaron has appeared in recital, cabaret, oratorio and opera throughout the US and in Germany, Austria, Italy and Australia. She produces and appears with two Cabaret troupes and has directed over 40 opera, cabaret and musical theatre productions. Diane earned an M.M. from Florida State University and did post graduate work at Indiana University. Now based in Birmingham, AL, she has received grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the Lowder Foundation and is a member of the National Association of Teachers Singing.

June 14 to August 09, 2017 Wednesdays
Meeting Time: 12-7 PM
Instructor: Diane McNaron
Class Cost: $360
Capacity: 10



Highlands UMC - 2 Years (Section A)
Age 2
September 05 to November 21, 2017 Tuesdays
Meeting Time:
Teaching Artist: Amanda Vazquez Henson
Class Cost: 135.00
Capacity: 10



Highlands UMC - 3 Years (Section B)
Age 3
September 05 to November 21, 2017 Tuesdays
Meeting Time:
Teaching Artist Amanda Vazquez Henson
Class Cost: 135.00
Capacity: 12



Highlands UMC - 4 Years (Section C)
Age 4
September 05 to November 21, 2017 Tuesdays
Meeting Time:
Teaching Artist: Amanda Vazquez Henson
Class Cost: $135.00
Capacity: 12


Elementary and Middle Classes

Acting Workshop for Kids
Actor and Educator Darrell Revel will guide participants through the basics of theatre. Students will learn theatre games, improvisation, monologues, scene work, stage make-up application and voice & diction. Best of all, the children will get a chance to showcase their newly developed skills when the workshop culminates with a Showcase Production open to all parents and friends.
Ages 7 - 12
September 09 to November 11, 2017 Saturdays
Meeting Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Teaching Artist: Darrell Revel
Class Cost: $150.00
Capacity: 14



Comic, Character, Creation
Learn the basics of cartooning and rendering characters of a wide variety, from caricatures to comic books. Students will learn to recreate existing characters or design one from their own imagination and bring it to life. Price includes materials and one student ticket to the Alys Stephens Center's presentation of Nufonia Must Fall on Saturday, February 17.
Ages 10 - 14
September 06 to November 08, 2017 Wednesdays
Meeting Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Teaching Artist: Bo Hughins
Class Cost: $160
Capacity: 10



Intro to Musical Theatre
Students will learn the basics of musical theatre including basic acting technique, song interpretation, learning music, rhythms, basic dance and staging directions. Monologues, scene work, music from the musical theatre repertoire, theatre games and exercises will be utilized as well. As students learn about various elements, experiment with different musical theatre genres, they will be able to use their newfound techniques to further their love for theatre and the music that surrounds them on stage.
Ages 7-12
September 07 to November 09, 2017 Thursdays
Meeting Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Teaching Artist: Red Mountain Theatre Company
Class Cost: $120
Capacity: 15



Extended Care - Visual Arts A and B
Drop off as early at 7:30am and pick-up no later than 5:30. This is only for registered campers.
Registered Campers Only
June 26 to June 29, 2017 Mon - Thursday
Meeting Time: 7:30am - 5:30pm
ArtPlay Staff
Class Cost: $50.00
Capacity: 20



2017 Extended Care - Musical Theatre Camp 1
This service is only for students already enrolled in ArtPlay's musical theatre camp. Early Drop-off as early as 7:30am Pick-up no later than 5:30pm

June 05 to June 15, 2017 Mon - Friday
Meeting Time: 7:30am - 5:30pm

Class Cost: $100.00
Capacity: 20



2017 Extended Care - Musical Theatre Camp 2
This service is only for students already enrolled in ArtPlay's musical theatre camp. Early Drop-off as early as 7:30am Pick-up no later than 5:30pm

June 19 to June 29, 2017 Mon - Friday
Meeting Time: 7:30am - 5:30pm

Class Cost: $100.00
Capacity: 20



2017 Extended Care - Musical Theatre Camp 3
This service is only for students already enrolled in ArtPlay's musical theatre camp. Early Drop-off as early as 7:30am Pick-up no later than 5:30pm

July 10 to July 27, 2017 Mon - Friday
Meeting Time: 7:30am - 5:30pm

Class Cost: $150.00
Capacity: 20



Musical Theatre Camp - Into the Woods, Jr.
Camp three is our three week MasterCamp. We wanted to offer our older campers an extra week for master classes leading up to the two weeks following when we will mount the show. At this camp, the kids will have a week of intensive classes in improv, musical theatre dance, voice, character development, acting, and auditioning. This week prepares them for the second week when they will audition for the show. There will be more than one performance that you and your family will be able to attend. This is a great opportunity for young actors
Ages 12 - 18
July 10 to July 28, 2017 Mon - Friday
Meeting Time: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Teaching Artists: Reid Watson and Valerie Lemmons
Class Cost: $560.00
Capacity: 40



Discovering the Visual Arts Summer Camp B
Our winning visual arts camp offers classes in drawing, painting, sculpture, crafts, and more! Each day offers a new discovery with the end of camp being their very own art show.
Ages 7 - 12
July 17 to July 21, 2017 Mon - Friday
Meeting Time: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Class Cost: $245.00
Capacity: 20



Little Mozarts with Pat Billups
Child
June 14 to August 09, 2017 Wednesdays
Meeting Time:
Teaching Artist Pat Billups
Class Cost: $372
Capacity: 30



Private Piano Lessons- Pat Billups (45 min)
All
June 14 to August 09, 2017 Wednesdays
Meeting Time:
Instructor: Pat Billups
Class Cost: 452
Capacity: 20



Voice Lessons- Summer Session
Please email artplay@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Diane McNaron has appeared in recital, cabaret, oratorio and opera throughout the US and in Germany, Austria, Italy and Australia. She produces and appears with two Cabaret troupes and has directed over 40 opera, cabaret and musical theatre productions. Diane earned an M.M. from Florida State University and did post graduate work at Indiana University. Now based in Birmingham, AL, she has received grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the Lowder Foundation and is a member of the National Association of Teachers Singing.

June 14 to August 09, 2017 Wednesdays
Meeting Time: 12-7 PM
Instructor: Diane McNaron
Class Cost: $360
Capacity: 10


High School Classes

Hip Hop Dance
This wonderful dance class infuses the newest moves with classic steps. Join Antonio as he uses his training in hip hop, break dance and popping & locking to explore one of the dance world’s most exciting forms. Class will culminate in a showcase demonstrating all techniques learned and is open to all parents and friends.
Ages 7 - 12
September 05 to November 07, 2017 Tuesdays
Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Teaching Artist: Antonio Mincy
Class Cost: $150
Capacity: 15



2017 Extended Care - Musical Theatre Camp 1
This service is only for students already enrolled in ArtPlay's musical theatre camp. Early Drop-off as early as 7:30am Pick-up no later than 5:30pm

June 05 to June 15, 2017 Mon - Friday
Meeting Time: 7:30am - 5:30pm

Class Cost: $100.00
Capacity: 20



2017 Extended Care - Musical Theatre Camp 2
This service is only for students already enrolled in ArtPlay's musical theatre camp. Early Drop-off as early as 7:30am Pick-up no later than 5:30pm

June 19 to June 29, 2017 Mon - Friday
Meeting Time: 7:30am - 5:30pm

Class Cost: $100.00
Capacity: 20



2017 Extended Care - Musical Theatre Camp 3
This service is only for students already enrolled in ArtPlay's musical theatre camp. Early Drop-off as early as 7:30am Pick-up no later than 5:30pm

July 10 to July 27, 2017 Mon - Friday
Meeting Time: 7:30am - 5:30pm

Class Cost: $150.00
Capacity: 20



Extended Care - Visual Arts A and B
Drop off as early at 7:30am and pick-up no later than 5:30. This is only for registered campers.
Registered Campers Only
June 26 to June 29, 2017 Mon - Thursday
Meeting Time: 7:30am - 5:30pm
ArtPlay Staff
Class Cost: $50.00
Capacity: 20



Musical Theatre Camp - Into the Woods, Jr.
Camp three is our three week MasterCamp. We wanted to offer our older campers an extra week for master classes leading up to the two weeks following when we will mount the show. At this camp, the kids will have a week of intensive classes in improv, musical theatre dance, voice, character development, acting, and auditioning. This week prepares them for the second week when they will audition for the show. There will be more than one performance that you and your family will be able to attend. This is a great opportunity for young actors
Ages 12 - 18
July 10 to July 28, 2017 Mon - Friday
Meeting Time: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Teaching Artists: Reid Watson and Valerie Lemmons
Class Cost: $560.00
Capacity: 40



Discovering the Visual Arts Summer Camp B
Our winning visual arts camp offers classes in drawing, painting, sculpture, crafts, and more! Each day offers a new discovery with the end of camp being their very own art show.
Ages 7 - 12
July 17 to July 21, 2017 Mon - Friday
Meeting Time: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Class Cost: $245.00
Capacity: 20



Little Mozarts with Pat Billups
Child
June 14 to August 09, 2017 Wednesdays
Meeting Time:
Teaching Artist Pat Billups
Class Cost: $372
Capacity: 30



Private Piano Lessons- Pat Billups (45 min)
All
June 14 to August 09, 2017 Wednesdays
Meeting Time:
Instructor: Pat Billups
Class Cost: 452
Capacity: 20



Voice Lessons- Summer Session
Please email artplay@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Diane McNaron has appeared in recital, cabaret, oratorio and opera throughout the US and in Germany, Austria, Italy and Australia. She produces and appears with two Cabaret troupes and has directed over 40 opera, cabaret and musical theatre productions. Diane earned an M.M. from Florida State University and did post graduate work at Indiana University. Now based in Birmingham, AL, she has received grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the Lowder Foundation and is a member of the National Association of Teachers Singing.

June 14 to August 09, 2017 Wednesdays
Meeting Time: 12-7 PM
Instructor: Diane McNaron
Class Cost: $360
Capacity: 10


Adult Classes

Adult Ballet (Summer Session)
Special summer session with Melissa Turnage.
Adults
June 06 to July 25, 2017 Tuesdays
Meeting Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Teaching Artist: Melissa Turnage
Class Cost: $100.00
Capacity: 12



Beginning Knitting
(Sign up for Beginning and Advanced Knitting for a discounted rate of $200) Beginning knitters will learn all the common knitting stitches while creating a unique hat and scarf project. Students will learn skills to follow knitting patterns and develop their own designs.
Ages 16 - Adult
September 06 to October 11, 2017 Wednesdays
Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teaching Artist: Mary Kaiser
Class Cost: $130 + Supplies
Capacity: 12



Advanced Knitting
(Sign up for Beginning and Advanced Knitting for a discounted rate of $200) Advanced knitters will choose a project to complete that may include: a garment, a blanket, a shawl, socks, or gloves. Students will develop skills such as fitting garments using shaping techniques, knitting in the round, garment construction and advanced blocking.
16 - Adult
October 18 to November 22, 2017 Wednesdays
Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teaching Artist: Mary Kaiser
Class Cost: $130 + Supplies
Capacity: 12



Beginning/Advanced Knitting Combo
(Sign up for Beginning and Advanced Knitting for a discounted rate of $200)
Ages 16 - Adult
September 06 to November 22, 2017 Wednesdays
Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teaching Artist: Mary Kaiser
Class Cost: $200 + Supplies
Capacity: 12



Rhythm and Moves
This fun and unconventional adult dance class will contain a colorful blend of styles influenced by street dance, new style and popular music. Lively choreography will be taught during each class, then danced a few times though with all the style and flavor you can muster! If you’ve ever daydreamed of dancing alongside your favorite music artists in a video, join us!
16 to Adult
September 05 to November 21, 2017 Tuesdays
Meeting Time: 7pm - 8pm
Teaching Artist: Ashley Booker
Class Cost: $160
Capacity: 15



Voice Lessons- Summer Session
Please email artplay@uab.edu before you enroll in private lessons to ensure that there is availability and also to insure that your schedule matches that of the teaching artist. Diane McNaron has appeared in recital, cabaret, oratorio and opera throughout the US and in Germany, Austria, Italy and Australia. She produces and appears with two Cabaret troupes and has directed over 40 opera, cabaret and musical theatre productions. Diane earned an M.M. from Florida State University and did post graduate work at Indiana University. Now based in Birmingham, AL, she has received grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the Lowder Foundation and is a member of the National Association of Teachers Singing.

June 14 to August 09, 2017 Wednesdays
Meeting Time: 12-7 PM
Instructor: Diane McNaron
Class Cost: $360
Capacity: 10