Event Registration

Individual Membership

Our members are those who financially contribute to the Yocum Institute for Arts Education annually at or above the basic levels. Membership is a very important source of support for the Institute. Your membership dollars help fund program development, outreach to the community and exhibits and performances.

Membership entitles you to discounts on classes, private instruction, special events, weekly camps and Primary Stages Productions. You will also receive special invitations to events and exhibits. Become a member today!

There are also a variety of other ways to support the Yocum Institute for Arts Education programs: by being a volunteer, financial contribution of EITC funding through your business, sponsoring a production, contributing to our Scholarship fund and much more. Contact Susan Rohn, Executive Director for more information at (610) 376-1576.

Price: $35.00

Date: 08/26/2015

Family Membership

Our members are those who financially contribute to the Yocum Institute for Arts Education annually at or above the basic levels. Membership is a very important source of support for the Institute. Your membership dollars help fund program development, outreach to the community and exhibits and performances.

Membership entitles your family to discounts on classes, private instruction, special events, weekly camps and Primary Stages Productions. You will also receive special invitations to events and exhibits. Become a member today!

There are also a variety of other ways to support the Yocum Institute for Arts Education programs: by being a volunteer, financial contribution of EITC funding through your business, sponsoring a production, contributing to our Scholarship fund and much more. Contact Susan Rohn, Executive Director for more information at (610) 376-1576.

Price: $60.00

Date: 08/26/2015

IN20 Mommy and Me Dance!

IN20 Mommy and Me Dance!   (Ages 2 - 3)

Kristina Dennis   Begins Sept. 7

Learn ballet with Mommy or Daddy! Class will focus on the basic terminology of ballet and exploring other dance forms. Children and parents will learn stretching and dance techniques.

Thurs. 3:45 - 4:15 PM                                                $65 ($60 members)

Price: $65.00

Date: 08/07/2017

Available Spaces: 9

BP21 Pre-Ballet 2

BP21 Pre-Ballet 2   (Ages 5 - 6)

Laura Gaydos   Begins Sept. 5

Pre-Ballet 2 reviews ballet terminology and moves towards the discipline of a formal ballet class. This class is intended for those who have had experience in ballet and/or taken Pre-Ballet 1/Intro classes.

Tues. 4:30 - 5:15 PM                                                $110 ($100 members)

Price: $110.00

Date: 09/05/2017

Available Spaces: 17

BP10 Ballet 1

BP10 Ballet 1   (Ages 7 - 8)

Laura Gaydos   Begins Sept. 5

Ballet 1 is the start of formal ballet instruction. Students will learn basic vocabulary and the basics of classical ballet technique. This class is for those who have at least 1 - 2 years of formal ballet discipline.

Tues. 5:15 - 6:15 PM                                                $135 ($125 members)

Price: $135.00

Date: 09/05/2017

Available Spaces: 17

BP11 Ballet 2

BP11 Ballet 2                                                                             (Ages 9 - 10)

Laura Gaydos                                                                         Begins Sept. 5

For students interested in formal training with 2+ years of experience. Learn more vocab and technique. Students will be challenged by their individual levels. Audition required unless discussed with instructor or previously enrolled.

Tues. 6:15 - 7:30 PM                                                $110 ($100 members)

Price: $110.00

Date: 09/05/2017

Available Spaces: 18

BP52 Ballet 5: Technique

BP52 Ballet 5: Technique                                                          (Ages 14+)

Nina Balistrere                                                                        Begins Sept. 5

This highly advanced class is a continuation of Ballet 4 technique. Strenuous barre with intricate center floor exercises will be used to improve your core, flexibility, alignment, and technique.  Students must have at least 4 years of classical ballet training.

Tues. 5:00 - 6:30 PM                                                $190 ($180 members)

Price: $190.00

Date: 09/05/2017

Available Spaces: 16

MO20 Modern 4

MO20  Modern 4                                                                     (Ages 13+)

Nina Balistrere                                                                        Begins Sept. 5

This class will emphasize advanced Limon Modern technique, incorporating longer and more complex combinations. Students must have already completed at least 1 year of modern technique.

Tues. 6:30 - 7:30 PM                                                  $135 ($125 members)

Price: $135.00

Date: 09/05/2017

Available Spaces: 16

MO30 Lester Horton Modern Technique

MO30  Lester Horton Modern Technique                                           (Ages 14+)

Holly James                                                                              Begins Sept. 5

The Lester Horton Technique emphasizes stretch, strength, expression, body line, and proper body mechanics. Thise class compliments and enhances other dance techniques. Improvisation will be explored. Excellent strength and conditioning class for athletes!

Wed. 6:00 - 7:30 PM                                                 $190 ($180 members)

Price: $190.00

Date: 09/05/2017

Available Spaces: 18

BP32 Adult Ballet

BP32 Adult Ballet                                                                         (Ages 18+)

Holly James                                                                             Begins Sept. 6

Adult Ballet is designed for anyone who has ever wanted to experience ballet, late beginners, and childhood dancers. Come and enjoy the relaxing exercise of ballet class and learn ballet technique.

Wed. 7:30 - 9:00 PM                                               $190 ($180 members)

 

Price: $190.00

Date: 09/06/2017

Available Spaces: 18

JZ10 Tap/Jazz 2

JZ10 Tap/Jazz 2 (Ages 6-8)

Ann Burkot                         Begins Sept . 6

This class is for those who have completed 2+ years of Jazz. Continues to build strength, increase flexibility, expand movement vocabulary, and refine technique with plenty of attitude.

Wed. 5:00 - 5:45 PM  $110 ($100 members)

Price: $110.00

Date: 09/06/2017

Available Spaces: 8

TP32 Tap 3

TP32 Tap 3 (Ages 10 - 11)

Ann Burkot                         Begins Sept. 6

This class is for those students who have completed 3+ years of Tap.  Students will continue to build strength, coordination, expand dance vocabulary and refine technique.  Combinations will be longer and more intricate.

Wed.  5:45 - 6:30 PM   $110 ($100 members)

Price: $110.00

Date: 09/06/2017

Available Spaces: 19

TP33 Tap 4

TP33 Tap 4 (Ages 12+)

Ann Burkot                          Begins Sept. 6

This class is for those students who have completed 4+ years of Tap instruction. Students will continue to improve strength, technique, coordination and vocabulary. This class will involve highly advanced percussion combinations.

Wed. 6:30 - 7:15 PM   $135 ($125 members)

Price: $135.00

Date: 09/06/2017

Available Spaces: 19

IN31 Intro to Tap/Ballet/Tumbling

IN31 Intro to Tap/Ballet/Tumbling   (Ages 3 - 5)

Kristina Dennis   Begins Sept. 7

This class is for dancers who have completed at least one year of Intro classes and are ready for the next level. They will expand their dance vocabulary, refine technique and focus on becoming stronger dancers.

Thurs. 5:00 - 5:45 PM                                             $110 ($100 members)

Price: $110.00

Date: 09/07/2017

Available Spaces: 7

BP20 Pre-Ballet 1

BP20 Pre-Ballet 1   (Ages 3 - 4)

Kristina Dennis   Begins Sept. 7

Pre-Ballet will go over introductory ballet positions, basic terminology, and proper stretching in preparation for the discipline of a formal ballet class. For those who have had little or no ballet experience.

Thurs. 4:15 - 5:15 PM                                            $110 ($100 members)

Price: $110.00

Date: 09/07/2017

Available Spaces: 7

BP31 Ballet 3: Technique

BP31 Ballet 3: Technique                                                         (Ages 11+)

Kristina Dennis                                                                        Begins Sept. 7

Students will continue learning strong ballet technique, proper body posture, and alignment. Students must have 3+ years of strong ballet experience. Audition required unless instructor approved or previously enrolled.

Thurs. 5:45 - 7:15 PM                                                $190 ($180 members)

 

Price: $190.00

Date: 09/07/2017

Available Spaces: 15

BP40 Beginner Pointe 1

BP40 Beginner Pointe 1                                                                             (Ages 11+)

Kristina Dennis                                                                       Begins Sept. 7

Students will learn the proper way to sew, fit, and tie their new pointe shoes. They will learn strength exercises, rolling through their shoes, going up on pointe correctly, and using proper technique and alignment. In order to take this class, the student must be enrolled in Ballet 3: Technique. Students must have teacher approval to take this class.

Thurs. 7:15 - 8:00 PM                                             $110 ($100 members)

Price: $110.00

Date: 09/07/2017

Available Spaces: 20

BP41 Ballet 4: Technique

BP41 Ballet 4: Technique                                                         (Ages 12+)

Laura Gaydos                                                                         Begins Sept. 7

This moderately advanced class is a continuation of Ballet 3. Students will continue their progression of classical ballet technique. This class has more difficult barre exercises and more intricate center floor combinations. Must have teacher approval to take this class.

Thurs. 5:00 - 6:30 PM                                               $190 ($180 members)

Price: $190.00

Date: 09/07/2017

Available Spaces: 17

BP60 Strength and Conditioning Class

BP60 Strength and Conditioning Class                              (Ages 11+)

Laura Gaydos                                                                         Begins Sept. 7

This class will help to improve a dancer’s upper body strength, abdominal and quadricep muscles, as well as improve flexibility. These traits are important and enhance the dancer’s overall mind and body awareness.

Thurs. 6:30 - 7:00 PM                                                   $75 ($70 members)

Price: $75.00

Date: 09/07/2017

Available Spaces: 19

BP42 Variations Class: Intermediate/Advanced Pointe

BP42 Variations Class: Intermediate/Advanced Pointe      (Ages 12+)

Karen Houck                                                                           Begins Sept. 7

This is a continuation of pointe technique allowing the student to strengthen footwork and maintain proper alignment, while improving leg and core strength. Students will learn the choreography from famous ballets while strengthening their pointe work and performance abilities Must have at least 2 years of previous pointe work.

Thurs. 7:00 - 8:15 PM                                               $165 ($155 members)

Price: $165.00

Date: 09/07/2017

Available Spaces: 17

BP33 Intermediate Pointe 2

BP33 Intermediate Pointe 2                                              (Ages 12 - 14)

Nina Balistrere                                                                     Begins Sept. 11

Students will continue the progression of their beginning pointe work utilizing the barre and center floor combinations. Technique and proper alignment is reinforced during this class. This class is for students also taking Ballet 3 and 4 technique class. Must have at least 1 full year of proper pointe work.

Mon. 5:15 - 6:15 PM                                                 $135 ($125 members)

Price: $135.00

Date: 09/11/2017

Available Spaces: 18

BP34 Intermediate/Advanced Pointe 3

BP34 Intermediate/Advanced Pointe 3                                 (Ages 13+)

Nina Balistrere                                                                      Begins Sept. 11

Intermediate/Advanced Pointe 3 is added for the dancer who would like to improve her pointe work and add an extra pointe class to her daily workout. It is a continuation of Pointe 2 with more challenging barre and center floor work. A great way to get stronger and become a more advanced dancer.

Mon. 7:15 - 8:15 PM                                                $135 ($125 members)

Price: $135.00

Date: 09/11/2017

Available Spaces: 19

MO41 Modern 3

MO41  Modern 3                                                                     (Ages 10 - 12)

Nina Balistrere                                                                      Begins Sept. 11

Students will build upon Limon Modern, which is the essence of “drop and suspend.” In addition, dancers will work on core strengthening exercises and combinations, while continuing to improve technique.

Mon. 6:15 - 7:15 PM                                                 $135 ($125 members)

Price: $135.00

Date: 09/11/2017

Available Spaces: 19

TP30 Tap/Ballet/Tumbling 2

TP30 Tap/Ballet/Tumbling 2                                                             (Ages 5 -6)

Ann Burkot                                                                                Begins Sept. 11

This class is for dancers who have completed at least one year of Intro classes and are ready for the next level. Students will expand their dance vocabulary, refine technique, and focus on becoming stronger dancers.

Mon. 4:30 - 5:15 PM                                                 $110 ($100 members)

Price: $110.00

Date: 09/11/2017

Available Spaces: 4

JZ09 Jazz 2

JZ09 Jazz 2                                                                                        (Ages 9 - 12)

Ann Burkot                                                                               Begins Sept. 11

This class is for dancers who have completed Jazz 1 and will continue to improve their technique.  They will expand their dance vocabulary as well become stronger dancers.

Mon. 6:00 - 7:00 PM                                                 $110 ($100 members)

Price: $135.00

Date: 09/11/2017

Available Spaces: 8

JZ12 Jazz 3

JZ12 Jazz 3                                                                                   (Ages 13+)

Ann Burkot                                                                             Begins Sept. 11

This class is for those who have completed 3+ years of jazz. Students will continue to build strength, increase flexibility, expand movement vocabulary, and refine technique with plenty of attitude.

Mon. 7:00 - 8:00 PM                                                 $135 ($125 members)

Price: $135.00

Date: 09/11/2017

Available Spaces: 19

HH20 Hip Hop 1

HH20 Hip Hop 1                                                                                          (Ages 6 - 9)

Ann Burkot                                                                             Begins Sept. 11

Students will learn basic hip hop techniques and beats to their favorite songs. Hip hop instruction will be tailored to the skills of the class. Learn the technique, diverse movement skills, and body strength in true hip hop style.

Mon. 5:15 - 6:00 PM                                                $110 ($100 members)

Price: $110.00

Date: 09/11/2017

Available Spaces: 12

HH21 Hip Hop 2

HH21 Hip Hop 2                                                                                           (Ages 10+)

Ann Burkot                                                                             Begins Sept. 11

More advanced students will continue to develop hip hop techniques and beats to their favorite songs. Hip hop instruction will be tailored to the skills of the class. Learn the technique, diverse movement skills, and body strength in true hip hop style.

Mon. 8:00 - 8:45 PM                                                  $135 ($125 members)

Price: $110.00

Date: 09/11/2017

Available Spaces: 16

JZ11 Introduction to Tap/Jazz 1

JZ11  Introduction to Tap/Jazz 1 (ages 3-5)

Ann Burkot                         Begins Sept. 6

This class is for dancers who have completed 1+ years of Intro classes and are ready for the next level of jazz. They will expand their dance vocabulary, refine technique and focus on one style of dance.

Wed. 4:15 - 5:00 PM   $110 ($100 members)

Price: $110.00

Date: 09/13/2017

Available Spaces: 10

AW02 Contemporary Drawing

AW02 Contemporary Drawing   (Adult)

Thomas Dareneau   Oct. 17 - Nov. 14

Take this opportunity to sharpen your drawing skills while exploring what’s on trend and what’s coming in contemporary drawing. Supplies for all Teen/Adult Visual Arts classes will be discussed during the first class.

Tues. 7:00 - 8:30 PM                                         $90 ($85 members) 5 wks.

Price: $90.00

Date: 10/17/2017

Available Spaces: 19

Coggins Award Honoring Regina Miller

Established in 2006, the Coggins Award recognizes artists who embrace the values Jack Coggins exhibited: creativity, innovation, and service to the Intitute and the community. The receipent is chosen from nominations submitted by members of the artistic community.

This year, The Coggins Award will be presented to Regina Miller. Regina (Ginger) Gouger Miller is an artist and educator. She graduated from the Carnegie Mellon School of Art and Kutztown University. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society and a member of the Philadelphia Watercolor Club. In 1984, Ms. Miller created Ginger & Spice, a company that continues to produce award-winning needlework designs.

A ceremony honoring Ms. Miller and her work will be held on Tuesday, November 7 from 5:30 – 8:00 PM at the Stirling Guest Hotel.

Tickets: $50 for Members | $55 for Non-Members
For tickets, please call the Yocum Institute for Arts Education (610.376.1576)

Price: $0.00

Date: 10/29/2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Coggins Award Honoring Regina Miller

Established in 2006, the Coggins Award recognizes artists who embrace the values Jack Coggins exhibited: creativity, innovation, and service to the Intitute and the community. The receipent is chosen from nominations submitted by members of the artistic community.

This year, The Coggins Award will be presented to Regina Miller. Regina (Ginger) Gouger Miller is an artist and educator. She graduated from the Carnegie Mellon School of Art and Kutztown University. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society and a member of the Philadelphia Watercolor Club. In 1984, Ms. Miller created Ginger & Spice, a company that continues to produce award-winning needlework designs.

A ceremony honoring Ms. Miller and her work will be held on Tuesday, November 7 from 5:30 – 8:00 PM at the Stirling Guest Hotel.

Tickets: $50 for Members | $55 for Non-Members
For tickets, please call the Yocum Institute for Arts Education (610.376.1576)

Price: $55.00

Date: 11/07/2017

Available Spaces: 200

YM61 Early Notes

YM61 Early Notes                                             (Ages 4 - 6)

Tara Bernstel                                                     Nov. 20 - Dec. 18

Explore music through singing, movement, and rhythm activities. Exposure to various musical instruments, as well as both traditional and non-traditional songs. Children and parents will learn to develop and experience music and non-music skills.

Mon. 6:15 - 7:00 PM                                          $35 ($30 members) 5 wks.       

Price: $35.00

Date: 11/20/2017

Available Spaces: 19

VC32 Young Singers Voice Class

VC32 Young Singers Voice Class                    (Ages 7 - 12)

Tara Bernstel                                                   Nov. 20 - Dec. 18         

This specialized voice class will address vocal concepts for motivated young singers. This class will help vocal students break bad habits and gain vocal strength.

Mon. 7:00 - 8:00 PM                                                      $45 ($40 members) 5 wks.

Price: $45.00

Date: 11/20/2017

Available Spaces: 20

CE03 Paper, Paint, Books

CE03 Paper, Paint, Books                                      (Ages 4 - 6)

Tammy Updegrove                                           Nov. 20 - Dec. 11

Inspiration will be drawn from illustrated children’s books. We will collage, paint, and draw using watercolor, markers, and specialty papers.

Mon.  6:00 - 6:45 PM                           $40 ($35 members) 4 wks.

Price: $40.00

Date: 11/20/2017

Available Spaces: 20

CE02 Mosaic Making

CE02 Mosaic Making                                             (Ages 6 - 10)

Tammy Updegrove                                          Nov. 20 - Dec. 11

Learn the basics from designing to grouting. Students will learn about different adhesives and mosaic materials while completing several small scale projects.

Mon. 5:00 - 6:00 PM                         $55 ($50 members) 4 wks.

Price: $55.00

Date: 11/20/2017

Available Spaces: 20

CD20 Just Draw

CD20 Just Draw                                                    (Ages 7 - 12)

Shawna Hansberry                                          Nov. 20 - Dec. 11

We will introduce basic drawing techniques using traditional drawing mediums: pencils, markers, and watercolor.

Mon. 6:00 - 7:00 PM                         $55 ($50 members) 4 wks.

 

Price: $55.00

Date: 11/20/2017

Available Spaces: 20

MV01 Frosty and Friends

MV01 Frosty and Friends                                     (Ages 7 - 12)

Shawna Hansberry                                          Nov. 20 - Dec. 11

Who wants to build a snowman? Make a paper mache snowman or woman. Decorate and embellish to make your snowperson unique!

Mon. 7:00 - 8:00 PM                          $55 ($50 members) 4 wks.

Price: $55.00

Date: 11/20/2017

Available Spaces: 20

MP47 Mini Production: A Christmas Carol

MP47 Mini Production: A Christmas Carol                   (Ages 9 - 15)

Joel Gori                                                                       (Nov. 20 - Dec. 20, & Dec. 21)

All students will have the opportunity to work on their acting skills while rehearsing for a mini production of A Christmas Carol.  We will use an existing script that will be modified based upon the students enrolled. In order to have the best experience possible, attendance for every class is very important. There will be a final presentation on Thursday, December 21st at 7:00 PM.

Mon. & Wed. 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM                                   $115 ($110 members) 5 wks.

Price: $115.00

Date: 11/20/2017

Available Spaces: 20

CE15 Teen Mix

CE15 Teen Mix                                                    (Ages 12 - 16)

Yocum Art Faculty                                           Nov. 21 - Dec. 12

New topics and instructors each week! Topics will include Clay, Urban Art, Portfolio Building, Personal Art Style, and Design.

Tues. 5:30 - 6:30 PM                           $55 ($50 members) 4 wks.

Price: $55.00

Date: 11/21/2017

Available Spaces: 20

AW01 Art Mix

AW01 Art Mix                                                               (Adult)

Yocum Art Faculty                                           Nov. 21 - Dec. 12

This Mini Session gives you the chance to sample classes that will be offered in our Winter Session. Each session will focus on one of these topics: Contemporary Art, Drawing (charcoal, pastel), Art Stories, Oriental Inspirations (brush painting).

Tues. 6:30 - 8:00 PM                         $75 ($70 members) 4 wks.

Price: $55.00

Date: 11/21/2017

Available Spaces: 20

MP48 Musical Holiday Extravaganza

MP48 Musical Holiday Extravaganza                            (Ages 9 - 12)

Liza Gallen                                                                    (Nov 21 - Dec 19 & Dec. 20)

Bring your favorite Musical Theater Holiday music and join us in a mini presentation as created by the members of this cast. Light vocal coaching in addition to acting is part of this experience. There will be a final presentation on Wednesday, December 20th starting at 6:00 PM.

Tues. 6:30 - 7:30 PM                                                     $75 ($70 members) 5 wks.

Price: $75.00

Date: 11/21/2017

Available Spaces: 20

Visions of Sugarplums

Presented by the Yocum Institute for Arts Education, PrimaryStages Productions
Saturday, November 25 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM and Sunday, November 26 at 2:00 PM

Miller Center for the Arts
$15 Adults/$12 Children ($2 off for Members of Yocum Institute for Arts Education)

Price: $15.00

Date: 11/25/2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Visions of Sugarplums

Presented by the Yocum Institute for Arts Education, PrimaryStages Productions
Saturday, November 25 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM and Sunday, November 26 at 2:00 PM

Miller Center for the Arts
$15 Adults/$12 Children ($2 off for Members of Yocum Institute for Arts Education)

Price: $15.00

Date: 11/25/2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Visions of Sugarplums

Presented by the Yocum Institute for Arts Education, PrimaryStages Productions
Saturday, November 25 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM and Sunday, November 26 at 2:00 PM

Miller Center for the Arts
$15 Adults/$12 Children ($2 off for Members of Yocum Institute for Arts Education)

Price: $15.00

Date: 11/26/2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

MP59 Choose Your Own Adventure: Winter Tales

MP59 Choose Your Own Adventure: Winter Tales        (Ages 6 - 12)

Beverly Houck                                                               (Nov 28 - Dec 19 & Dec. 20)

Create your own adventures and bring them to life onstage. Using both scripted and newly created works by our actors, we will work on stagecraft and acting. There will be a final presentation on Wednesday, December 20th starting at 6:00 PM.

Tues. 5:30 - 6:30 PM                                                     $60 ($55 members) 4 wks.

Price: $60.00

Date: 11/28/2017

Available Spaces: 19

MV03 Santa's Workshop

MV03 Santa’s Workshop                                       (Ages 7 - 12)

Shawna Hansberry                                          Nov. 29 - Dec. 13

You have been invited to participate in toy making as one of Santa’s Elves. Make your own games, action figures, American Girl doll clothes, toy car or truck.

Wed. 6:30 - 7:30 PM                            $45 ($40 members) 3 wks.

Price: $45.00

Date: 11/29/2017

Available Spaces: 20

CS09 Very Young Artists

CS09 Very Young Artists                                       (Ages 2 - 3)

Tammy Updegrove                                            Nov. 30 - Dec. 14

Our youngest artists will begin each class with a reading of an illustrated book followed by an art project inspired by it. Dress for mess.

Thurs. 5:00 - 5:45 PM                          $35 ($30 members) 3 wks.

Price: $35.00

Date: 11/30/2017

Available Spaces: 20

CE01 Game Creations

CE01 Game Creations                                                      (Ages 7 - 12)

Tammy Updegrove                                          Nov. 30 - Dec. 14

Students will design and create their own board games, spinners, tokens, and other game pieces. We will be working with diverse materials and construction techniques.

Thurs. 6:00 - 7:00 PM                        $45 ($40 members) 3 wks.

Price: $45.00

Date: 11/30/2017

Available Spaces: 20

MP60 Preschool Players: Snowy Stories

MP60 Preschool Players: Snowy Stories                      (Ages 3 - 5)

Garrett Solomon                                                            (Nov. 30 - Dec. 21) 

Our youngest performers will imagine their favorite children’s books and snowy stories for the stage. Final group sharing on Thursday, December 21st at 6:00 PM.

Thurs. 5:30 - 6:30 PM                                                    $45 ($40 members) 4 wks.

Price: $45.00

Date: 11/30/2017

Available Spaces: 20