Arts Education is a major focus of the Peacock Performing Arts Center—it’s represented by the first word in our mission to “Preserve, Promote and Participate.” We endeavor to preserve the arts for future generations by offering quality educational programs to adults, children and youth.
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June 11th thru June 24th, 2018
For Boys and Girls 5 thru 16
“Adventures in Oz”
Directed by: Robbie Dernehl
After training with a professional singer, dancer and actress the campers will provide 2 performances of a 2 hour musical production complete with costumes, sets, sound effects and lighting. They will act, sing and dance on stage in a professional operating theater.
June 11th thru June 24th
Saturday June 23, 7pm – Sunday June 24, 2pm
Final Auditions are being held the month of April. To complete this unusually large cast, these will be by appointment only. Contact Ms. Robbie to schedule your child’s audition today. Call 709-897-1041.
Children should come prepared to read for a character and sing a song if they are interested in a solo. Also we would live to see any other talents they may possess. Out of town auditions can be arranges and please call if you have a conflict with the date.
The next 6-week session of our popular Ballroom Dance classes, taught by former Arthur Murray Dance Director Laurel Adams, starts in January. Beginners on Mondays starting Jan. 9, 7-8:30, and Intermediate/Advanced starting Tuesdays, Jan. 10, 7-8:30.
We’re pleased to announce Center Stage at the Peacock, an after-school arts program for grades 3 – 8. The eight week program will run January 9 – February 22, ending with a Final Showcase.
On January 21st, we’re bringing back a Peacock favorite: The Sock Hops. Singing all your favorites from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s in four-part harmony, these fabulous entertainers usually pack the house, so get your tickets early!
Ballroom Dance Classes
Ballroom Dance classes, taught by former Arthur Murray Dance Director laurel Adams, have been a special favorite over the years. Couples or Singles are welcome to join our classes that feature the six most popular ballroom dances. Classes began November the 6th and run through December 12th. * Beginners are Mondays and Intermediate & Advanced are Tuesday evenings from 7-8:30pm. Cost is $15.00/Couple or $8.00 /Single. Enrollment is open. All proceeds go toward the Peacock performing Arts Center. Please call our office with any questions. Continue to check our website for updates regarding next session.