Arts, Dance, & Culture Unit

Fall 2019

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

Fall/Winter 2019 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.

Fall 2019 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:               October 8, 2019 - December 3, 2019  * No class on November 5th *

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:               October 10, 2019 - December 12, 2019  No class on October 31st of November 28th *

DAY/TIME:          Thursdays  6:45pm - 8:00pm    
AGES:                 8 - 12 years of age
LOCATION:        TDYCC Classroom A/B
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:               October 10, 2019 - December 12, 2019  No class on October 31st of November 28th *   

DAY/TIME:          Thursdays  5:30pm - 6:40pm  (New Time!)
AGES:                 Adults
LOCATION:        TDYCC Classroom C/D
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 to all  new enrollees!

Instructor:  Paul Kwame Johnson 


ADULT ACTING COMPANY
DATES:               October 10, 2019 - December 12, 2019  No class on October 31st of November 28th *   

DAY/TIME:          Thursdays  6:45pm - 8:00pm
AGES:                 Adults
LOCATION:        TDYCC Classroom C/D
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:                 October 9th - December 4th     * No Class on November 27th *

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.  

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

Instructor:  Paul Kwame Johnson 

TEEN ACTING WORKSHOP

DATES:                 October 9th - December 4th     * No Class on November 27th *

DAY/TIME:            Wednesdays  5:30pm - 6:40pm (New Time!)

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.  

*Open to all  new enrollees!

Instructor:  Paul Kwame Johnson 


DANCE:


TUMBLING FOR BEGINNERS
 

Friday Class:

DATES:                October 11, 2019 - December 6, 2019    * No Class on November 29th *

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


Saturday Class:
DATES:               October 12, 2019 - December 7, 2019    * No Class on November 30th *

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:                October 11, 2019 - December 6, 2019    * No Class on November 29th *

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:                October 12, 2019 - December 7, 2019    * No Class on November 30th *

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:                October 12, 2019 - December 7, 2019    * No Class on November 30th *

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:                October 7, 2019 - December 9, 2019        * No Class on October 14th & November 11th *

DAYS/TIME:         Mondays  5:45pm - 6:45pm 
LOCATION:         TDYCC Dance Studio 

AGE:                    12-17 years of age
FEE:                     Residents $70.00        

                             Non-Residents $95.00
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:                October 12, 2019 - December 7, 2019    * No Class on November 30th * 

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

SALSA FITNESS 
DATES:                October 12, 2019 - December 7, 2019    * No Class on November 30th * 

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

AGE:                    Adults
FEE:                     Residents $70.00      

                             Non-Residents $95.00
CLASS SIZE:       13
Are you tired of the treadmill and sick of the elliptical?  Try salsa dancing instead!  Salsa Fitness includes all the elements of an effective aerobic workout while performing movements related to the hot style of Salsa!  Register today and get rid of those extra calories!
Instructor:   Katy Pineda

"ALL THAT JAZZ/TAP COMBO"
DATES:                October 12, 2019 - December 7, 2019    * No Class on November 30th *

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:                October 12, 2019 - December 7, 2019    * No Class on November 30th * 

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:                 October 12, 2019 - December 7, 2019    * No Class on November 30th *

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:                October 12, 2019 - December 7, 2019    * No Class on November 30th *

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:


AFRO-FLOW YOGA (NEW) 
DATES:                October 9th - December 4th     * No Class on November 27th *

DAY/TIME:           Wednesdays   5:45pm - 6:45pm

LOCATION:         TDYCC Dance Studio

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

                             Non-Residents $95.00*
CLASS SIZE:       20
Come out and try an exciting form of Yoga!  Afro Flow Yoga® infuses electrifying dance movements of the African diaspora flowing with a meditative yoga sequence of gentle yet powerful stretches.
Instructor:  Gina Onayiga

COOKING FOR KIDS 
DATES:                October 9th - December 4th     * No Class on November 27th *

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:                October 10, 2019 - December 12, 2019  No class on October 31st of November 28th *  

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