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by Mary Ann Kelley

Arizona Homeschool Sports & Arts Opportunities

Homeschool Arts Opportunities in Arizona

MudPie Studios Art ProgramAnthem/North Phoenix

HomeSchool Art Program.

Summer Musical Theater WorkshopGilbert

Bring the magic of musical theater to life! Ages 8-18. Learn valuable singing, dancing & acting techniques! Learn show-stopping song and dance numbers, and act out scenes from your favorite Broadway musicals! Participate in a full-length Broadway Revue! Gain valuable auditioning advice! Build a resume and prepare for a future in musical theater! Learn to block and perform solo & small group numbers!

Performing Arts for PreschoolersGilbert

Studio 3 Performing Arts strives to provide students of all ages with the skills and experiences they need to enjoy music and dance for a lifetime. Students can take group and private lessons in dance, drama, voice, and musical instruments, and are encouraged to experience a variety of art forms. Classes catered specifically towards the preschool-age child. Current offering: Dancesploration (ages 2-4) - Parent and child, Combo Classes; Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Tumble, Little Rockstarz, Hip Hop, Jazz, Singing & Acting class, Dancing Princesses class.

Brelby Theatre CoGlendale

The Brelby Theatre Company is now offering classes for kids, teens and adults in all areas of theater from performance to playwriting to design, and directing . Brelby is an amazingly family oriented theater that encourages artist to imagine, create and inspire. Contact 623-282-2781 or www.brelby.com for more information.

Kachina Stained GlassMesa

Beginner Stained Glass class

Southwest Shakespeare Company Summer Conservatory for High SchoolersMesa/Tempe/Chandler/Gilbert

June 1, 2016 - July 16, 2016

Southwest Shakespeare Company presents our 2016 Summer Conservatory, which will culminate in a streamlined, modern dress version of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. NO ACTING EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Open to all students ages 14 to 18. All students are guaranteed a role, and the gender of many of the male characters can be changed to female and be played by females. Role distribution will occur after the first few days of class. The focus of the conservatory will be not only learning how to act Shakespeare while putting up a show, but various other exciting activities as well such as improvisation, theatre games, movement exercises, voice and speech, and stage combat.When: Classes and rehearsals begin on Wednesday, June 1 and will run from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday (there is some flexibility with rehearsal scheduling). Performances are Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16.Where: Farnsworth Theatre at the Mesa Arts Center and rehearse next door at Southwest Shakespeare's rehearsal studio at 55 E. Main St. in downtown Mesa.Cost: Tuition for this twenty hour a week, 6.5 week program is only $485. Audience admission to the performances is free.Questions: Please contact program director Clay Sanderson (an actor with SSC and the drama teacher at Tempe Preparatory Academy) at csanderson@tempeprep.orgDEADLINE FOR GUARANTEED ADMISSION: MAY 6

Diamond Dance WorksNorth Phoenix

Diamond Dance Works is excited to offer classes for local home schooled community. For more information call 623-582-9858 or email DiamondDanceWorks@gmail.com

Northern Valley Musical ArtsPeoria

Offers classes in Homeschool band, choir and private lessons.

School of Rock PhoenixPhoenix

School of Rock offers students of all skill levels age 7-18 a performance-based music curriculum in a fun environment. Weekly private lessons are combined with structured group rehearsals. Students prepare to perform live on stage. Areas of instruction range from guitar lessons to bass, vocals, keys and drums lessons. Also offers summer camps, monthly events, workshops, clinics, guest professors and additional performance opportunities through the local House Band and national All Stars programs. Location: 4645 E. Chandler Blvd. #114. Phoenix, Arizona 85048

McGarry's Melodies Phoenix

A fun, enthusiastic Piano Teacher who specializes in Beginning Piano Students in North Phoenix (near Union Hills and 32nd Street). Instructor is a Mom who homeschools her own two kids.

Music by MelissaPhoenix

Music by Melissa is FANTASTIC for homeschooled kids and a wonderful opportunity! Visit my website for all info! I sing,teach and play ALL types of music by ear and specialize in rock,pop and country music.

Christian Youth Theater - PhoenixPhoenix

Christian Youth Theater (CYT) is an after-school theater arts training program for students ages 4 - 18. CYT is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization funded primarily through its tuition, ticket sales and outside contributions.Every session (fall, winter and spring) CYT offers theater arts classes for children as an after-school activity. Each local program conducts three ten-week sessions throughout the school year, teaching drama, voice, dance and a broad spectrum of specialty theatrical workshops at weekly two-hour classes. Enrolled students have the opportunity to work behind the scenes, or audition and perform on stage in a Broadway-style musical performed for the community.

Baylight Institute - CreativityPhoenix

Bucket Drum Making for Children and Teens. Donation for materials is $7. 2pm to 3:30pm every 4th Sat of the month. 717 East Southern Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85040

Rosa Phoenix Art StudioPhoenix

Art classes for teens ages 12 to 18. Small group classes, individual attention, supportive instructor, all levels of ability and experience welcome. Please visit the website www.rosaphoenix.com/art-classes or call 602.903.3919 for more information.

Homeschool Art DayPhoenix/Ahwatukee/Chandler/Tempe

Home school aspiring artists, come on over to "Be an Artist" every Friday. Explore drawing and painting, using different mediums and techniques. Sessions last an hour and a half and you will come home with a completed art piece to be proud of. Fridays from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm $120 for 4 classes or $35 drop in.

Piano PatterScottsdale

Piano Patter is a new and innovative approach to music for tots and preschoolers with a focus on the piano. Private and semi-private lessons taught from a home studio in Scottsdale.

Youth Ballroom and Latin Dance Classes at EuroRhythmScottsdale

We will be offering a school-year long curriculum in Ballroom and Latin dancing for home-schooled youth starting the week of August 18th, 2009. Please call now for more information as enrollment is limited 480-443-0205

School of Rock ScottsdaleScottsdale

School of Rock offers students of all skill levels age 7-18 a performance-based music curriculum in a fun environment. Weekly private lessons are combined with structured group rehearsals. Students prepare to perform live on stage. Areas of instruction range from guitar lessons to bass, vocals, keys and drums lessons. Also offers summer camps, monthly events, workshops, clinics, guest professors and additional performance opportunities through the local House Band and national All Stars programs. Location: 13610 N. Scottsdale Rd #33. Scottsdale, Arizona 85254

Guitar and Ukelele LessonsScottsdale/Phoenix, PV

Guitar & Ukelele Lessons taught by professional guitarist with 15 years teaching experience. Lessons are fun and easy to understand. Discount to home schooled kids who can take their lessons before 2:30 pm on weekdays.

Musical SurpriseSurprise

Private and Group Music Classes, Lessons and Music Therapy

Christian Youth Theater - TusconTuscon

Christian Youth Theater (CYT) is an after-school theater arts training program for students ages 4 - 18. CYT is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization funded primarily through its tuition, ticket sales and outside contributions.Every session (fall, winter and spring) CYT offers theater arts classes for children as an after-school activity. Each local program conducts three ten-week sessions throughout the school year, teaching drama, voice, dance and a broad spectrum of specialty theatrical workshops at weekly two-hour classes. Enrolled students have the opportunity to work behind the scenes, or audition and perform on stage in a Broadway-style musical performed for the community.

MoezArt ProductionsValleywide-- North Phoenix, Glendale, Chandler, Surprise

MoezArt Productions, Inc. is a non-profit, Christian theatre arts education company servicing mainly the home-school community throughout the Phoenix area. Through our classes over the last 10 years, home-school students from ages 5-19 learn about the theatre, create a close knit community, develop confidence, form good friendships and all while putting together high-quality theatrical productions for their age group. In addition to our classes we also offer community theatre and summer theatre arts camps in select areas.

Suzuki PianoWest Mesa area

Suzuki piano is a sound educational way to learn to play the piano.

Homeschool Sports Opportunities in Arizona

Mountainside Martial Arts Center Ahwatukee

A traditional Martial Arts School serving Ahwatukee since 1979. The Japanese art of Wado-Ryu karate is the style of karate that is taught at this facility. Mountainside Martial Arts offers unparalleled karate instruction to children ages 4 and older, adults, 1:1 private lessons as well as private group instruction. A family oriented atmosphere with a student study center and large viewing room. Please visit the website or stop by the beautiful facility for the full experience.

Archery Headquarters Academy Chandler

Archery Headquarters Academy offers a comprehensive array of instructional courses for students at all levels of proficiency. Low-cost introductory courses are specifically designed to provide an overview of the available styles of archery available at the facility, allowing customers to make an informed decision about preferred training methods and styles.

Fencers Club of Arizona Chandler

The Fencers Club of Arizona is one of the premiere fencing clubs in the nation. The club offers homeschool classes throughout the day with the option of joining competitive group classes in the evenings. Private one-on-one lessons are available. All employees have had background checks through the state of Arizona and through US Fencing's Safe Sport program.

S.T.A.R.S. of Horsemanship Chandler/Gilbert

S.T.A.R.S. of Horsemanship offers horseback riding lessons to students of all ages. An instructor has become available in the mornings to support the homeschool students in Arizona to add in a fun, extra curricular activity that can double as P.E. Information on location, pricing, and philosophy can be found on the website.

Arizona Fencing Center East Valley of Phoenix Metropolitan Area

Arizona Fencing Center is home to the first home school fencing program in the East Valley, serving home schooling parents for almost 10 years. Classes are run in six week sessions that progress from session to session year- round. Classes meet during the day. Students are welcome to join at any time. Classes are designed by an Olympic level fencing coach. Competitive opportunities are available through the club's group classes held in the evenings.

Fencing For All Foundation East Valley Phoenix Metropolitan Area

Fencing For All Foundation is a non-profit organization located in Mesa, Arizona offering an after-school fencing program known as The Zorro Project. The Zorro Project is open to under-served youth aged 8 to 18yrs, proof of eligibility is required. Students are welcome to join at anytime; classes are held in both the Spring and Fall semesters. Fencing is a challenging sport that develops character, discipline, self-control, analytical thinking skills, and provides excellent exercise. Course is supervised by an Olympic level fencing coach.

Phoenix Falcons Fencing Club Phoenix

Learn the art of fencing. An Olympic sport and sports that offers NCAA collegiate scholarships all over the country. Ages 7 years old and above. Call to set up a class.

Beginners Edge Sports Training Phoenix and Tucson

Weekday sports classes for kids 18 months to 13 years

Shoot Right Phoenix Metro Area

We offer gun safety shooting class/camp and open tournaments for any kid 8-18.

National Student Athletic Association Scottsdale

The National Student Athletic Association teaches and models the importance of being a student (learning) athlete (putting into action) for life. NSAA hosts one of the only Ninja obstacle courses in the valley specifically made for kids. The tv show obstacles are shrunk down for kids to practice and compete on. Three hour events held every month.

Scottsdale Kempo Club Scottsdale

Martial Arts classes for kids, teens, and adults 5 days per week. The Kempo Program teaches students the basics of striking (punching, kicking, knees, and elbows), blocking, footwork, and avoidance, as well as an array of self defense techniques.

Burch's Karate "Homeschool Gym" Scottsdale

Every month we will cover different sports such as indoor soccer, dodgeball, squat floor hockey, presidential physical fitness,tumbling, parachute games and much much more. Classes will be held every Tuesday from 1-2.The cost is $40 a month for one child or $75 for a family.We also offer \"school talks\" for your group of homeschoolers. You pick the topic and we will cover it... Bully Busters Stranger Danger 3 Rules of Concentration 20 Ways to respect your teacher Nutrition Know How Listening skillsGive us a call and we will help make your homeschooling experience and excellent one!

Grandmaster Han's Martial Arts Tucson

Traditional Martial Arts meets Modern Cross-Training with Christian PrinciplesYoun Wha Ryu is a traditional and complex self-defense system that goes beyond "kicking and punching". Students learn practical self-defense concepts that focus on increasing reaction, timing, speed and full-body power. The comprehensive curriculum includes the most effective and efficient techniques from Kung Fu, Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Hwarang Do, Jiu-Jitsu, Aikido, Judo, Hapkido, Kendo, Tai Chi, and others.Training can be modified as needed for students to be able to participate regardless of age and ability level. The traditional family-oriented martial arts classes are approximately one-hour in length and follow a structured format.No contracts, first class is free!

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