What's Happening

Summer 2017

City of Renton Programs, Events, Fitness, and Fun for Everyone!

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Register online at Rentonwa.gov/CyberSignup | 9 DANCE & MUSIC Tiny Tutus Ballet Camps Ages 3 to 4. Let your imagination soar as you twirl, leap as you tell a story with dance. Dancers create a small craft or accessories to take home on the last day of camp. Supply fee of $5 is paid to instructor at first class. MONDAY–THUR SDAYS Disney Princess 59648 July 31–Aug 3 Frozen 59646 July 17–20 Moana 59647 July 24–27 10:00–10:45am Anderson $40R / $48NR SATURDAYS Beauty and the Beast 59706 June 3– 24 Disney Princess 59710 July 8–Aug 5 9:00–9:45am Brashears $40R / $48N Princess Ballerinas Dance Camps Ages 5 to 8. Princess Ballerina camps include ballet technique, charac ter, and choreography, and introduction to the arts of costume and set making for dance perfor- mance. Supply fee of $7 paid to instructor. MONDAY–THUR SDAYS Disney Princess 59651 July 31–Aug 3 Frozen 59649 July 17–20 Moana 59650 July 24–27 11:00am–12:00pm Anderson $40R / $48NR SATURDAYS Moana 59707 June 3–24 10:00–11:00am Brashears $40R / $48N Frozen 59708 June 3–24 11:15am–12:15pm Brashears $40R / $48N Trolls 59711 July 8–Aug 5 10:00–11:00am Brashears $40R / $48N Contemporary Ballet/Jazz Dance Camps NEW! Ages 8 to 12. Camps include both contemporary jazz and bal- let techniques, character and choreography. A twist on classic stories. Supply fee of $7 is paid to instructor at first class. SATURDAYS Fairy Tales 59709 June 3–24 Star Wars 59712 July 8–Aug 5 12:30–1:30pm $40R/$48NR Creative Movement Ages 3 to 4. This is a great introduction to a structured dance class. Basic steps of ballet and jazz through movement and motion are explored. No dance experience necessary. Bal- let shoes required. 59644 Tue June 6–20 11:45am–12:25pm Anderson $24R / $29NR Pre-Ballet Ages 4 to 5. Excellent for beginning dancers. Students will learn basic ballet positions and steps while building their concentration in a positive environment. Ballet shoes required. 59645 Tue June 6–20 12:30–1:15pm Anderson $24R / $29NR Hip Hop & Urban Street Dance Ages 8 to 11. Perfect for dancers looking to explore old and new hip hop styles while incorporating urban street jazz to a variety of music rhythms. 59652 Thur June 1–June 22 4:30–5:20pm Mejia $31R / $38NR Urban Street Dance Ages 12 to 16. Choreography that includes hip hop, street jazz, popping and locking and more will challenge students in a high energy, sup- portive environment. New school, old school sounds with a twist of cultural rhythm and beats keep this class poppin'. 59653 Thur June 1–June 22 5:30–6:20pm Mejia $31R / $38NR Youth Belly Dance Troupe Workshop Ages 11 to 16. Discover the beauty of Belly Dance while increasing physical activity, coor- dination, flexibility, and posture. Discover a beautiful world of Middle Eastern dance and music through traveling steps, isolations and appropriate belly dance technique. Hip scarves provided for class. 59660 Wed June 14 4:30–6:00pm Fitzhugh $20R/$24NR 59661 Wed Aug 2 1:00–2:30pm Fitzhugh $20R/$24NR Belly Dance Essentials Ages 14 and up. Includes belly dance funda- mentals for the beginning belly dancer as well as for those who have belly dance experience and would like to continue improving tech- nique. Wear comfor table, stretchy clothing. Hip scarves, veils and finger cymbals provided. Instructor Amira has belly danced for over 20 years, studied with Egyptian masters, and has won national awards in Middle Eastern dance. 58838 Wed May 10–June 14 6:00–7:00pm Amira $63R / $76NR Belly Dance Performance Ages 14 and up. Designed for those who have at least one year of belly dance experience and are interested in learning and perform- ing group choreographies. Students will also learn skills to enhance solo performance such as stage presence and costuming. Instruc- tor Amira has belly danced for over 20 years, studied with Egyptian masters, and has won national awards in Middle Eastern dance. 58839 Wed May 10–June 14 7:00–8:00pm Amira $63R / $76NR Guitar Group Lessons Ages 11 to Adult. This course will teach gui- tar lessons in a 50-minute classroom setting for both beginners and those with some expe- rience. By the end of the course the student should have mastered all basic (open) chords, dominant 7 chords, and barre chords, major and minor scales in all positions on the guitar neck, memorized every note on the neck of the guitar, be comfortable with alternate picking, know and understand the building blocks of most blues and rock songs, and be able to play a selection of well-known popular songs. Music theory will be introduced (painlessly!) at appro- priate points during the course to create those 'ah-ha!' moments which provide students a true understanding of music. Private lessons are still available, call Ed Carlson at 425-503-9054 to schedule your time. (Special Note: Private lessons will not be visible online until they are scheduled individually.) Held at North High- lands Neighborhood Center. 59382 Mon May 1–May 22 2:00–2:50pm $90R / $108NR 59383 Mon June 5–June 26 59384 Mon July 3–July 24 59385 Mon July 31–Aug 21 2:00–2:50pm $120R / $144NR

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