2020 Fall Classes

Dance & Theatre-Nutcracker Ballet

*Limit 7 dancers per class

Basic Ballet (Ages 4-5) CLASS FULL

Instructor: Annie Marshall

This class is for dancers with little to basic skills and will take students through the principles in ballet and tap techniques. Students signing up will be performing in the annual Nutcracker- date and location to be determined.

Sat, Sept 12-Dec 5 | 11:00-12:00

Tuition: $30/month or $90 | 12 Classes+Dress Rehearsal

Required: Leotard, tights, ballet shoes
ADDITIONAL COST: Nutcracker Costumes

 

Intermediate Ballet (Ages 6-8) CLASS FULL

Instructor: Audrey Marshall

This class is for intermediate students and will expand their understanding of basic ballet technique and continue to develop a foundation for strength and proper alignment. Students signing up will be performing in the annual Nutcracker- date and location to be determined.
Sat, Sept 12-Dec 5 | 9:00-10:00

Tuition: $30/month or $90 | 12 Classes+Dress Rehearsal

Required: Leotard, tights, ballet shoes
ADDITIONAL COST: Nutcracker Costumes

 

Advanced Ballet (Ages 9-11)

Instructor: Audrey Marshall

This class is for intermediate to more advanced students and will expand their understanding of basic ballet technique and continue to develop a foundation for strength and proper alignment. Students signing up will be performing in the annual Nutcracker- date and location to be determined.
Sat, Sept 12-Dec 5 | 10:00-11:00

Tuition: $30/month or $90 | 12 Classes+Dress Rehearsal

Required: Leotard, tights, ballet shoes
ADDITIONAL COST: Nutcracker Costumes

Nutcracker Corps
Instructor: Annie Marshall

These classes will be focused only on the main dances of the Nutcracker. Dancers must have ample ballet training. They will be placed in dances that best fit each scene. 
Class time will depend on what dances students get selected for.
Sat, Sept 12-Dec 5 | 12:00-4:00
Tuition: $30/month for the first dance and $15/month for each additional dance.

Required: Leotard, tights, ballet shoes

ADDITIONAL COST: Nutcracker Costumes

Pottery
 

Wheel Throwing (Ages 16+) CLASS FULL

Instructor: Lida Scharton

Students will learn the basics of how to throw on the wheel.  They will be provided with 25 lbs. of clay and the use of all Firehouse glazes.

Wed, Sept 16-Nov 11 | 6:30-9:00

Tuition: $100 | 9 Classes 

 

Open Pottery Studio

Students 18 and older with prior ceramics experience may sign-up for open studio use of the ceramics room.  The fee covers use of wheels, and glazes. Firing is only done by Firehouse personnel when kiln is full.

Call for studio availability

Music

Piano Lessons (Ages 7+)

Instructor: Miss Molly

Private piano lessons for kids and adults, beginner to intermediate level tailored to the needs of each individual student.

Tue, Wed, Fri, & Sat | 30 minute lessons

Please call for lesson time availability.

Tuition: $35/month | 4 classes/month

Photography

 

Community Open Darkroom (Ages 18+)

This is for photographers wanting a place to print. Green chemicals and some equipment provided; bring your own paper.

Tuition: $10/scheduled use or $50 unlimited month

 

Free Kid Workshops (Grade K-5)

Pre-registration required

 

Free Craft Workshop
Instructor: DRCA Staff

Thurs, Sept 17, Oct 22, Nov 19, Dec 17 | 3:00-4:00

Tuition: FREE | 1 class

 

Fine Arts
 

Beginner Oil Painting/Drawing (Ages 15+)

Instructor: Diamond Vigil

A practical introduction to the materials and techniques of oil painting. Learn palette layout, color mixing, methods of paint application, and the selection, handling and clean-up of materials. Investigate issues of color and composition through the still life and portrait. 

Wed, Sept 30- Nov 18 | 6:00-8:00

Tuition: $80 | 8 Classes

Intermediate Oil Painting/Drawing (Ages 15+)

Instructor: Diamond Vigil

A more advance overview to the materials and techniques of oil painting. Learn palette layout, color mixing, methods of paint application, and the selection, handling and clean-up of materials. Investigate issues of color and composition through the still life and portrait. 

Thurs, Oct 1- Nov 19 | 6:00-8:00

Tuition: $80 | 8 Classes

COVID-19 Precautions:

  • All students must wear a mask that covers mouth and nose while entering and exiting the classroom. 

  • All students except dance students must wear masks that cover mouth and nose during class.

  • Work areas will be cleaned and sanitized before and after class.

  • No one beside the student is allow to be in the classroom while class is in session.

  • Hand sanitizer will be accessible during class.

  • Social distancing will be required between students during class.

  • Dancers will have their temperatures checked before class.

Registration Information:

  • To register for a class, you can come by the Firehouse to fill out a registration form and pay for the class or for a limited time, visit our class registration page.

  • Class spots cannot be held until payment is received

  • You must pre-register for all classes

  • DRCA Members receive a 10% discount

  • Classes may cancel due to insufficient enrollment, students will be notified by phone

  • Full refund are given only if class is canceled by the Firehouse. If a student wishes to cancel before the first class day a full refund less 30% will be given.

  • No refund after first class

 

Note to Parents:

In order to better serve you and insure the enjoyment and safety of our youngest art patrons,

please be on time to pick-up your child. 
Please let us know if your child has any special needs. All classes are designed to be age appropriate and you will need to contact the Firehouse if you are interested in having your child attend a class outside of his/her age limit. Thank you for your interest as we continue to provide quality art education!

 

 

Class Scholarships

Scholarships based on economic need are available.

One scholarship a year per family

Scholarship Sponsors: Del Rio Rotary Club

 


This project is supported by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts, The United Way,

and the Val Verde Community Foundation, along with many of our other sponsors as shown on our sponsorship page