A Connecticut Creative Arts Organization

Grades K-5

Fashion Fun

with Lesley Neilson-Bowman

Washington Primary School Art Room, Washington

Grades 3-5 | Tuesdays, 3:45-5:00pm

2017 | May 2, 9, 16
3 sessions: $36 for Region 12 residents;
$45 for nonresidents

Come design your own beautiful and wearable works of art with professional costume designer Lesley Neilson-Bowman. Create your own outfit using embellishments such as buttons, ribbons, feathers, and more. Mix and match fun necklaces, bracelets, and other accessories to complete your dream outfit. On the last day we’ll hold a fashion show for friends and family.

ASAP! provides a healthful snack and supervision for Washington Primary School students after school until the workshop begins.

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Capoeira

with Joel Melendez

Forbes School Cafetorium, Torrington

Grades 4 & 5 | Thursdays, 3:30-4:30pm

2017 | Jan. 5, 12, 26, Feb. 2, 9, 23, Mar. 9, 23, 30, Apr. 6, 20, May 11, 25, June 1
Snow date: Jun. 8
13 sessions: $25

Come learn the martial art of Capoeira that combines elements of acrobatics, music, and dance. Teaching artist Joel Melendez provides a creative environment where participants work collaboratively to build strength, gain flexibility, and improve concentration. This fun workshop also includes traditional instruments used for Capoeira that students will have a chance to explore.

Funded by the REGI Grant provided by Northwest Connecticut Arts Council and Connecticut Office of the Arts.

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Fairy Houses & Magic Gardens

with Will Talbot

Burnham Elementary School Art Room, Bridgewater

Grades 2-5 | Thursdays, 3:45-4:45pm

2016 | Oct. 6, 13, 27, Nov. 3, 10
5 sessions: $60 for Region 12 residents;
$75 for nonresidents

Create a magical terrarium with its own ecosystem. Make miniature furniture from found objects and foraged materials. Learn how to care for this miniature world and then take it home to keep it alive and thriving for that special fairy looking for just the right place to live.

ASAP! provides a healthful snack and supervision for Burnham Elementary School students after school until the workshop begins.

Extended After Care Enrichment available until 6:00pm through ACE. $7/day.
Email: ACEBridgewater@gmail.com

ASAP! ArtCo

Washington Primary School Art Room, Washington

Grades 3-5 | Tuesdays, 3:45-5:00pm

2016 | Oct. 11, 18, 25, Nov. 1, 15, 22, 29, Dec. 6
8 sessions: $96 for Region 12 residents;
$120 for nonresidents

Does your child love to create and wish for more time in the art classroom? ASAP! ArtCo expands creative time after school. Using a variety of mediums including clay, wood, sculpture, pastel, and tempera painting, students have fun developing their skills to produce their own unique works of art. Inspiration will also come from the different artists and styles introduced at each class.

ASAP! provides a healthful snack and supervision for Washington Primary School students after school until the workshop begins.

Create Your Own Superhero

with Lesley Neilson-Bowman

Booth Free School Art Room, Roxbury

Grades K-2 | Thursdays, 3:45-4:45pm

2016 | Dec. 1, 8, 15
3 sessions: $36 for Region 12 residents;
$45 for nonresidents

Your child is invited to bring their imagination and any super powers they have to create their very own superhero. Students will work alongside professional costume designer, Lesley Neilson-Bowman to design and create their own costume, headpiece, and mask. Using a variety of fabrics and embellishments, children will bring their superheroes to life.

ASAP! provides a healthful snack and supervision for Booth Free School students after school until the workshop begins.

Inter-district Theatre

with Nick Jonczak of Almanac Dance Circus Theatre

Shepaug Valley School stage, Washington

Grades K-5 | 4:15-5:45pm

2017 | Jan. 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, *27
11 sessions: $132
*In-school 10:00am show: Students needed from 9:00am-11:30am at Washington Primary School.
Rehearsal at Shepaug 4:15-5:45pm & evening show at Shepaug 7pm

Through play and fun theatre games we learn about acting, role-playing, and developing a character. This theatre workshop brings new and old friends together to make something wonderful from your imaginations. We will explore how actors think, move, and use their voices to become fearless, shy, funny, and more! You’ll have a chance to write, collaborate, and create ideas for a play to share with friends and family.

ASAP! provides transportation, a healthful snack, and supervision for Region 12 students after school until the workshop begins.

ASAP! presents Dance

with Pilobolus in Southbury

Pomperaug Elementary School & Gainfield Elementary School, Southbury

Grades 4 & 5
Monday-Thursday: 4:00-5:30pm
Friday: 4:00-8:00pm
Workshop held at Pomperaug Elementary School

2017 | Jan. 23, 24, 25, 26, 27*
*Performance at Pomperaug Elementary School
Friday, Jan. 27 | 7:00pm
5 sessions: $25

4th and 5th grade students will work with Pilobolus dancers to explore, invent, create and collaborate, learning the signature style for which this internationally recognized company is known. At the end of five days students will collaborate with other community members showcasing the work accomplished along side Pilobolus dancers.

ASAP! provides students from Pomperaug Elementary School a healthful snack and supervision after school until the workshop begins.

ASAP! has received a grant from the Southbury Community Trust Fund of Connecticut Community Foundation to help support this program.

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ASAP! presents Dance

with Pilobolus in Newtown

Reed Intermediate School, Newtown

Grades 5 & 6
MondayFriday: 3:10-4:45pm

2017 | Jan. 30, 31, Feb. 1, 2, 3*
*Friday, Feb. 3 | 6:00pm Lecture demonstration led by Pilobolus with Reed students
5 sessions: FREE

Reed Intermediate School students will work with Pilobolus dancers to explore, invent, create and collaborate, learning the signature style for which this internationally recognized company is known. At the end of five days students will collaborate with other community members showcasing the work accomplished.

ASAP! provides students a healthful snack and supervision after school until the workshop begins.

Sponsored by:
Associated Refuse Haulers

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Hip Hop & Party Dancing, Roxbury

with Austin Dailey

Booth Free School Gym, Roxbury

Grades K-2 | Thursdays, 3:45-4:30pm*
Grades 3-5 | Thursdays, 4:45-5:45pm

2017 | Feb. 16, 23, Mar. 1 (Wednesday), 9
4 sessions: $48 for Region 12 residents;
$60 for nonresidents

Children who love to move and groove won’t want to miss this high energy fun class with Austin Dailey. Kids will learn new party dance moves to the beat of hip hop music: breakdancing, waving robotics and line dancing. They will learn hip hop/breakdance vocabulary and basic routines, too. Children learn how to express themselves through movement and build self confidence as they become aware of how to use their bodies in dynamic and fun ways.

*ASAP provides a healthful snack and supervision for Booth Free School students after school until the workshop begins.

Hip Hop & Party Dancing, New Milford

with Austin Dailey

Hill and Plain School Gym, New Milford

Grades K-2 | Tuesdays, 3:45-4:30pm*
Grades 3-5 | Tuesdays, 4:45-5:45pm

2017 | Mar. 7, 21, 28, Apr. 18
4 sessions: $60

Children who love to move and groove won’t want to miss this high energy fun class with Austin Dailey. Kids will learn new party dance moves to the beat of hip hop music: breakdancing, waving robotics and line dancing. They will learn hip hop/breakdance vocabulary and basic routines, too. Children learn how to express themselves through movement and build self confidence as they become aware of how to use their bodies in dynamic and fun ways.

*ASAP provides a healthful snack and supervision for Hill and Plain School students after school until the workshop begins.

Wizards School of Magic

with Tom O’Brien

Burnham Elementary School Gym, Bridgewater

Grades K-2 | Wednesdays, 3:45-4:45 pm

2017 | Mar. 8, 22, 29, Apr. 19
4 sessions: $48 for Region 12 residents;
$60 for nonresidents

Students of professional magician Tom O’Brien’s magic school learn how to captivate their audience with a variety of magic tricks. Children receive kits containing the props necessary to keep the magic alive at home and magic wands will be awarded upon graduation. Take a peek behind the curtain and enter into the magical world of sleight of hand.

ASAP! provides a healthful snack and supervision for Burnham Elementary School students after school until the workshop begins.

Extended After Care Enrichment available until 6:00pm through ACE. $7/day.
Email: ACEBridgewater@gmail.com

Cooking at the Silo

with Nancy Stuart

The Silo, New Milford

Grades 3-5 | Wednesdays, 4:00-5:30pm

2017 | Mar. 29, Apr. 5, 19, 26, May 3
5 sessions: $60 for Region 12 residents;
$75 for nonresidents

Join us in The Silo kitchen for a fun exploration of how food can be both delicious and good for you. Silo Director of Youth and Family Culinary Programs Nancy Stuart will guide you in how to combine fresh ingredients to make lots of yummy dishes. Like all great chefs, you will use all of your senses to find just the right ingredients and create a favorite recipe.

  • Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Refunds are not available.
  • Region 12 students are residents of Washington, Bridgewater or Roxbury, whether or not they attend Region 12 Schools.
    Nonresidents are residents of any other area.
  • Financial aid is available to those in need. Click here to download a Financial Aid Form.