Arts Education For Home School Families


WINTER SEMESTER:  Week of January 5 - Week of May 11, 2015

BLOCK SCHEDULING IS BACK! There is a Monday morning schedule or a Tuesday afternoon schedule with classes for age groups 6-11 and 12-17.  The programs and times are designed so that you could do a three-hour block of classes on one day.  There will be a room designated for home school families during the three-hour block where you can "hang out" while your children are in class.  You can bring snacks, do school work, catch up with fellow homeschool moms or just relax.  WIFI is available. 

DISCOUNTS:  We offer a $5 monthly tuition discount if you register three or more siblings or have an individual child who is signed up for three or more classes.    


THREE WAYS TO REGISTER!  Registration opens October 13, 2014

1)  ONLINE:  Click here to register and pay online.
2)  PHONE:  Call (801) 225-ARTS between 10am-6pm weekdays and Saturdays from 12Noon-6pm. There is an additional $3.00 fee per phone order.
3)  IN PERSON:  Stop by the main office at SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 South State, Orem, open 10am-6pm weekdays.    



Monday Morning:  9:00-10:30am (ages 12-17) * 10:30am-12Noon (ages 5-11)
Tuesday Afternoon: 12:30-2:00pm (ages 5-11)

This class will help young actors learn the skills needed to become a “triple threat” -  someone that can sing, act and dance. Students learn fundamentals of acting, stage direction, auditioning, vocal health and performance. They will work monologues and scenes as well as participate in a group show and music revue. Also explored is stage make-up, costume design and construction, technical theater and other elements of live theatre to create a truly well rounded performer. Each class will work on a Broadway-style show and present it to parents and friends at the end of Winter Semester (April or May).  Each class will also participate in a music revue near the end of the Fall Semester (November) and perform in the SCERA Youth Theatre Christmas Revue (December).  Instructor: Shawn Mortensen *Students and teachers will work together to choose songs, music and performance material that is appropriate for each age group.   

Tuesday Afternoon:  2:30-3:30pm (ages 12-17)

This class will focus mainly on theater style dancing and technique, along with conditioning, proper warm-up and stretching, movement, and presentation. This high-energy, fast-paced workshop is a fun experience featuring group and individual dance/movement sequences. Students should be dressed to move.


Monday Morning:  9:00am-12Noon (ages 6-17)
Tuesday Afternoon:  12:30-4:00pm (ages 6-17)

Students will have a 30-minute voice lesson (you wil choose a time during the 3-hour block above) that focuses on vocal health, proper singing style and performance skills.  *Teacher and student will work together to select music.


Monday Morning: 
9:00am-10:00am (ages 6-11) * 11:00am-12Noon (ages 12-17) 
Tuesday Afternoon:  1:00-2:00pm (ages 6-11) * 3:00-4:00pm (ages 12-17)
$30/month plus $5.00 materials fee

Students will learn the basics of drawing, painting, and pottery.

Monday Morning: 9:00-10:00am (ages 6-11) * 10:00-11:00am (ages 12-17)
Tuesday Afternoon:  2:00-3:00pm (ages 6-11) * 1:00-2:00pm (ages 12-17)
$30/month plus $5.00 materials fee

Emphasizes use of value, form, line, and texture with focus on color theory, realism, and abstraction. 

Monday Morning:  11:00am-12Noon (ages 6-11) * 10:00-11:00am (ages 12-17)
Tuesday Afternoon:  2:00-3:00pm (ages 6-11) * 3:00-4:00pm (ages 12-17)
$30/month plus $5.00 materials fee

Learn fundamentals of character development and illustration techniques using colored pencil, pen, and ink.

Monday Morning:  9:00-10:30am (ages 6-11) * 10:30am-12Noon (ages 12-17)
Tuesday Afternoon:  2:30-4:00pm (ages 6-11) * 1:00-2:30pm (ages 12-17)
$40/month plus $5.00 materials fee

Younger students learn basic pottery techniques and focus more on hand-building. Older classes will focus primarily on the wheel with some hand-building projects.

Monday Morning:  9:00am-10:00am (ages 10-17)
Tuesday Afternoon:  1:00-2:00pm (ages 10-17)
$30/month plus $5.00 materials fee

Learn how to draw anime, but expand your abilities with different anime projects including graphic novel designs and perspective projects. 


Monday Morning:  9:00am-10:30am (Ages 9-11)  *  10:30am-12Noon (Ages 12-17)
$35/month plus $10 materials fee