FACS Class Schedule

A $25 non-refundable fee is due when registering for lessons and classes. There will be one registration fee per student, regardless of the number of classes being taken. This fee is in addition to the cost of tuition. One-day workshops do not require a registration fee.

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Pottery

Tuition: $125
Instructor: Jessica Chambers-Paris

Students will be taught hand building and wheel turning techniques. Various glaze applications will be demonstrated. Students will learn to manipulate clay by creative means to form functional and decorative ware. This will be a 10-week class starting on September 8, Mondays 6:00-8:00 PM. Please bring $10 to the first class to cover materials; ages 15 and up.

Acrylic Painting

Tuition: $50
Instructor: Amanda Parks

Get to know materials used in acrylic painting and experiment basic painting techniques. Create a painting from start to finish. A materials list will be provided before the first night of class. This will be a six-week class, starting on September 23, Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 PM; ages 7-13.

Private Piano Lessons

Tuition: $190 (10-Week Session), $110 (5-Week Session)
Instructors: Sharon Ziegler, Colleen Thorburn, and Shawn Howell

Private 30-minute piano and organ lessons, meeting once a week. Lesson times to be determined; ages 5 and up.

Private Instrument Lessons

Tuition: $190 (10-Week Session), $110 (5-Week Session)
Instructor: Sharon Ziegler

Private 30-minute saxophone (alto, tenor, and baritone), clarinet, tuba, trombone, trumpet, flute, french horn/mellophone, baritone/euphonium, oboe, and bassoon, meeting once a week. Please bring your own instrument. Lesson times to be determined; children, teens, and adults welcome.

Private Voice Lessons

Tuition: $190 (10-Week Session), $110 (5-Week Session)
Instructor: Sharon Ziegler

Private 30-minute voice lessons, meeting once a week. Lesson times to be determined; ages 5 and up.

Private Harp Lessons

Tuition: $190 (10-Week Session), $110 (5-Week Session)
Instructor: Colleen Thorburn

Private 30-minute harp lessons for all levels, meeting once a week. Instructor can help you locate a place to rent a harp. Lesson times to be determined; ages 10 and up.

Private Guitar Lessons for Beginners

Tuition: $190 (10-Week Session), $110 (5-Week Session)
Instructor: Shawn Howell

Private 30-minute guitar lessons, meeting once a week. Please bring your own guitar. Lesson times to be determined; children, teens, and adults welcome.

Time Management and Goal Setting Seminar

Tuition: $12
Instructor: Brenda Workman

There will always be too much to do and too little time to do it. This one-day seminar (Saturday, October 4, 10:00-11:30 AM) will teach you how to stop procrastinating and get more done. Learn to think differently, set goals and make them happen, plan, prioritize, and become a more productive person. There is no registration fee.

Stage Combat Class

Registration: $100
Instructor: Jennifer Bohannan

Ever wondered how actors make movie and stage fights look so real? Join us and learn how to do basic stage combat moves in areas such as quarter staff, hand to hand, falls and rolls, and sword fighting from a professional fight choreographer! Students will not only learn the basic moves to several different fight styles, but also how to act through a fight scene and how to choreograph their own fights. This will be an eight-week class, September 23 through November 7, Fridays 4:00-5:30 PM (another class will be offered from 6:00-7:30 PM if more than 10 students register). Limit 10 students per class; ages 12 and up.

Bluefield Youth Theatre 2014-15 Season

The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree

Registration: $150
Instructors: Charles M. Reese and Rebecca McCoy-Reese

Set in the mountains of Appalachia during the first World War, The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree is the touching story of a family seperated by war and reunited by the magic of Christmas. The play will feature lots of holiday music and an old fashioned church nativity play as part of the performance. Rehearsals begin October 10, Monday through Friday, 4:00-6:00 PM, with performances December 8-11; ages 6-18.

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

Tuition: $150
Instructors: Charles M. Reese and Rebecca McCoy-Reese

BYT continues the epic journey they began last year with the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe with the next exciting tale in the Narnia series, Prince Caspian. Rehearsals begin January 12, Monday through Friday, 4:00-6:00 PM, with performances March 5-8; ages 12-18.

The Little Mermaid, Jr.

Tuition: $150
Instructors: Charles M. Reese and Rebecca McCoy-Reese

BYT concludes their 2014-2015 season with the beloved family musical, The Little Mermaid. Come join Ariel, Flounder, Sebastian, and the rest of the cast as they try to discover whether Ariel can find her place in Prince Eric’s world. Rehearsals begin April 13, Monday through Friday, 4:00-6:00 PM, with performances May 21-24; ages 6-18.