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Stoughton Center for the Arts

Like reading, writing, and arithmetic, the arts are essential to education. Music, dance, painting, and theater aid in teaching life skills; they instill the ability to solve problems and communicate, to learn new skills, to be creative and innovative, to help unlock profound human understanding, and to strive for excellence.

Classes Offered

Dance Department - Offered ages 5 to Adult in group classes, private lessons, duets, trios or quads. Our Dance classes are offered at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. We offer classes in Pre-Ballet, Ballet, Pre-Pointe, Pointe, Lyrical, Contemporary, Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop, Poms, Tap, and Technique classes for Ballet, Pointe, Tap, and Jazz.

Music Department - Offered ages 5 to Adult in a private lesson setting. Currently offered in piano, voice, guitar, flute, drums, violin, viola, cello, bass, and brass. Weekly curriculum is based on the advancement and individual interests of each student to constantly strive towards more difficult and challenging work throughout the season. Everything from the classics to Broadway show tunes are introduced depending on the level of the student. Lesson plans cover music theory, sight reading, basic fingering for instruments, breathing techniques, and diction and projection (vocal students). Students of our Music Department will be invited perform on stage in the Annual Showcase at the end of the season.

Drama Department - Offered ages 5 to Adult in a group setting, private coaching session, or small group class. Our Drama classes are offered at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Beginning level classes introduce the student to theater through storytelling, music, interactive activities and movement. Intermediate and Advanced level class placement are based on experience, maturity, and reading level and work on audition techniques, physical characterization, movement for the actor, stage direction, pantomime, voice, diction, monologue and scene work, and more advanced acting techniques.

Art Department - Offered ages 5 to 16 in a group setting or small group class. Our Art classes are offered as sessions throughout the year, focusing on fundamentals of drawing, exploring painting, working on different line techniques, shading, proportions, and more. Projects done include acrylic on canvas, watercolor, cray pas art, colored pencil art, and mixed media on canvas.

Pre Professional Training Level and Company

Our Company consists of Musicians, Actors & Actresses, Dancers, and ‘Triple Threats’ – students that excel at dance, music, and acting. Our award winning company has some of the most talented performers in the area with members competing and performing locally, regionally, and nationally. Auditions for our Company are in the Spring. Come join our talented family!

Past Productions