Performing Arts
Parks & Recreation

Cast members in costumeDance, acting, singing and more are all part of the fun and fantasy with the Parks and Recreation Department's Performing Arts programs. Classes and camps are offered year-round for all age groups and abilities. No experience necessary!

 


Holiday Magic Camp

Santa bellyCelebrate the magic and majesty of the Holiday Season during the NW Optimist's annual Holiday Magic Drama Camp. The three-day camp will have your favorite star singing and dancing to family Holiday classics! For ages 6-17.

December 22 and 23
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily

Showtime: TBD
Cost: $50/Session

Download a registration form here!


FALL 2014 CLASS SCHEDULE

 

MONDAY

Dance Combo 1 4-4:45 p.m. Oct 6-Dec 5 6-8 yrs Pitts Center $20/month
Youth Acting 4-5 p.m. Sept 1- Dec 5 6-12 yrs NW Optimist $20/month
Beginning Pom 4:45 - 5:50 p.m. Oct 6 - Dec 5   Pitts Center $20/month
Teen Acting 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept 1 - Dec 5 3-17 yrs NW Optimist $20/month
Division I Pom 6:30-7:15 p.m. Oct 6 - Dec 10 12-16 yrs Melrose Center  
Beginning Pom 7:15-8:00 p.m. Oct 6 - Dec 10 8-11 yrs Melrose Center $20/month
Dance for Musical Theater 7:30-9 p.m. Sept 8-Dec 8 13-Adult NW Optimist $20/month

TUESDAY

Will Rogers Senior Acting 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. Sept 16 - April 55+ Will Rogers Sr. Center $20/month
ICMS Drama 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sept 9-March 13 13-17 yrs NW Optimist Call 297-1437
Beginning Tap 5:45-6:30 p.m. Oct 7-Dec 9 6-9 yrs NW Optimist $20/month
Tiny Tots Movement 6-7:15 p.m. Oct 7 - Dec 9 4-7 yrs Douglass Center $20/month
Tiny Tots Movement 6:15-7:00 p.m. Oct 7 - Dec 9 4-7 yrs NW Optimist $20/month
Tap 1 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. Oct 7-Dec 9 10-13 yrs NW Optimist $20/month
Beginning Pom 7:00-8:00 p.m. Oct 7-Dec 9 6-11 yrs NW Optimist $20/month
Adult Tap 7:15-8:15 p.m. Oct 7-Dec 9 14+ NW Optimist $20/month
Dance Combo 1 Ballet/Jazz 7:15-8:00 p.m. Oct 7-Dec 9 6-8 years Douglass Center $20/month
Dance Combo 2 Ballet/Jazz 8:00 - 8:45 p.m. Oct 7-Dec 9 9-12 yrs Douglass Center $20/month

WEDNESDAY

Daytime Drama 1 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Sept 10 - Nov 21 6-9 yrs NW Optimist $50/month
ICMS Drama 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sept 9-March 13 13-17 yrs NW Optimist Call 297-1437
Beginning Irish Dance 4:30-5:00 p.m. Sept 3-Dec 17 6-12 yrs NW Optimist $25/month
Irish Dance Level 3 5:00-6:30 p.m. Sept 3-Dec 17 6-12 yrs NW Optimist $60/month
Irish Dance Level 4 6:00-7:00 p.m. Sept 3-Dec 17 6-12 yrs NW Optimist $60/month
Tap 1 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. Oct 7-Dec 9 10-13 yrs NW Optimist $20/month
Dance Combo 1 Ballet/Jazz 6:30-7:15 p.m. Oct 8-Dec 10 6-8 yrs Melrose Center $20/month
Dance Combo 2 Ballet/Jazz 7:15-8:00 p.m. Oct 8-Dec 10 9-12 yrs Melrose Center $20/month

THURSDAY

Daytime Drama 2 1:00-2:30 p.m. Oct 9-Dec 11 10-15 yrs NW Optimist $20/month
Woodson Senior Acting 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Sept 18-Feb 14, 2015 55+ Woodson Sr. Ctr $20/month
Irish Dance Level 2 4:15 p.m.-5:45 p.m. Sept 4-Dec 18 6-12 yrs NW Optimist $60/month
Advanced Irish Dance 5:00-6:00 p.m. Sept 4-Dec 18 6-12 yrs NW Optimist $60/month
Dance Combo 1 Ballet/Jazz 5:45-6:30 p.m. Oct 9-Dec 11 6-8 yrs NW Optimist $20/month
Adult Beginning Irish Dance 5:45-6:30 p.m. Sept 4-Dec 18 18+ NW Optimist $40/month
Beginning Pom 6:30-7:15 p.m. Oct 9-Dec 11 8-11 yrs Macklanburg Ctr $20/month
Dance Combo 1 Ballet/Jazz 6:30-7:15 p.m. Oct 9-Dec 11 6-8 yrs Southern Oaks $20/month
Adults Advanced Irish Dance 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept 4-Dec 18 18+ NW Optimist $40/month
Division I Pom 7:15-8:00 p.m. Oct 9-Dec 11 12-16 yrs Macklanburg Ctr $20/month
Beginning Pom 7:15-8:00 p.m. Oct 9-Dec 11 8-11 yrs NW Optimist $20/month
Beginning Pom 7:15-8:00 p.m. Oct 9-Dec 11 8-11 yrs Southern Oaks $20/month

FRIDAY

Tiny Tots Movement 5:45-6:30 p.m. Oct 10-Dec 12 4-7 yrs Pilot Center $20/month
Dance Combo 1 Ballet/Jazz 6:30-7:15 p.m. Oct 10-Dec 12 6-8 yrs Pilot Center $20/month
Dance Combo 2 Ballet/Jazz 7:15-8:00 p.m. Oct 10-Dec 12 9-12 yrs Pilot Center $20/month

Haunted Holiday Camp 2014

HalloweenEach day becomes a creative outlet for participants to design, build, and accessorize while working together as a production group to finalize a haunted house for the all-night Halloween Hullaballoo.* Participants will also learn the basics of stage makeup and costume construction as well as becoming familiar with acting games.

Your young star will shine at this popular summer program for youth ages 6-17. With only two weeks to put on a fully-realized musical production, the stage is set for campers to sing, dance, act plus design costumes and sets. Three two-week sessions are available. Each session runs Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Snacks are provided twice a day but company members are asked to bring a sack lunch.

No prior performing arts experience required.

Cost: $165 per student, per session

See bottom of page for immunization requirements.

 

Date: 10/13/14 - 10/17/14
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $80 per participant.





Spring Sing Drama Day Camp - 2015

Youth ages 6 to 16 can take to the stage during our "Sping Sing" performing arts day camp. Campers will learn song and dance routines which they'll perform at the end-of-camp revue for family and friends. The camp runs 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
 
Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Cost: TBD

 

FOR ALL CAMP PROGRAMS AT the NW OPTIMIST COMMUNITY CENTER:

Records:
Participants must provide current immunization records for enrollment (youth only)

Wardrobe:
Unless otherwise noted by instructor, participants need to wear either dance shoes (jazz/ballet) or sneakers. No sandals or clogs, please. Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in, and even get on the floor.
Lunch:
All-day camp participants need to bring a sack lunch. Two snacks will be provided daily;


NW Optimist Performing Arts Center
3301 NW Grand Boulevard, OKC, OK 73116
405 297-1437