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West Las Vegas Arts Center
947 W. Lake Mead Blvd., LV, NV 89106 * Office: 702-229-4800 * Fax: 702-646-5838
Hours of Operation: Wednesday – Friday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. * Saturday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Closed Sunday – Tuesday & Holidays
www.artslasvegas.org

Winter 2015 Class Registration: November 29, 2014 – January 3, 2015
Winter 2015 Class Session: January 7 – February 14, 6 – week session
 
In our efforts to provide excellent instruction, students are asked to arrive promptly to all West Las Vegas Arts Center classes. Students will not be permitted to take class if they are more than 15 minutes late.
Registration fees are non-refundable.

Dance

Ballet / Children
Jan. 10 – Feb. 14
Saturdays, 9 – 10 a.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
Instructor: Alexandra M. Nix
Children ages 4 – 8 years old develop a greater sense of rhythm, flexibility and coordination as they explore the basic elements of movement.
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African Dance / Children
Jan. 10 – Feb. 14
Saturdays, 10 - 11 a.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
2 – 12 yrs.
Instructor: Aalyiah Sheppard
Learn the rhythms, songs and dances of Africa in these energy-filled classes.
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Street Funk – Beginner
Jan. 10 – Feb. 14
Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 12 noon
6 – Week Fee: $42
9 – 16 yrs
Instructor: Ed Downing
Students learn the latest Hip-Hop dance moves in a fun, high-energy arts environment.
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Ballet – Intermediate / Advance
Jan. 10 – Feb. 14
Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 12 noon
6 – Week Fee: $42
10 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: Michael Pratt
Students will study classical ballet through placement / alignment exercises, barre, center and across-the-floor combinations.
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Ballet – Beginner
Jan. 10 – Feb. 14
Saturdays, 12 – 1 p.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
9 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: Michael Pratt
Students will study classical ballet through placement / alignment exercises, barre, center and across-the-floor combinations.
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Street Funk – Intermediate / Advance
Jan. 10 – Feb. 14
Saturdays, 12 – 1 p.m
6 – Week Fee: $42
9 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: Ed Downing
Students learn the latest Hip-Hop dance moves in a fun, high-energy arts environment.
Register Here!

African Dance / Teens & Adults
Jan. 10 – Feb. 14
Saturdays, 1 – 2 p.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
13 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: China Hudson
Learn the rhythms, songs and dances of Africa in these energy-filled classes.
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Modern Dance – Intermediate
Jan. 10 – Feb. 14
Saturdays, 3 – 4 p.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
10 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: Avree Walker
Students study the basic foundation of the Graham, Horton and Dunham techniques to build strength, agility, grace, and flexibility while refining their skills.
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Health & Wellness

Ancestral Stretch / Yoga - Beginner
Jan. 10 – Feb. 14
Saturdays, 9 – 10 a.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
Teens & Adults
Instructor: Maticia Sudah
Students will practice a series of physical postures, poses, and exercises to attain bodily or mental control and well being. Students are asked to bring a yoga mat to class.
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Afro – Brazilian Martial Arts

Capoeira
Capoeira is a martial art that combines elements of fight, acrobatics, music, dance and rituals in a very elegant and magnetic way. Performed by two people, it is often called a “game” that is played, not fought. Capoeira is always played with a smile on face symbolizing that the capoeiristas are not afraid from the danger that is coming. The uniqueness of Capoeira will give your body physical strength, power and flexibility and your mind self-confidence, concentration, courage and creativity. The only way to truly understand the magnetism of Capoeira is to see it and try it yourself.

Capoeira – All levels: Beginner / Intermediate / Advance
Jan. 10 – Feb. 14
Saturdays, 9 - 10 a.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
5 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: Wellington Lima
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Music - Group

African Drum - Beginner
Jan. 10 – Feb. 14
Saturdays, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
5 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: Hasani Palacio
African Drum for beginners will increase the student’s skill and base knowledge for rhythms and their cultural origins.
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African Drum – Intermediate / Advance
Jan. 10 – Feb. 14
Saturdays, 12 - 1 p.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
7 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: Hasani Palacio
Advance drummers will learn complex rhythms and accompany the African children and adult dance classes.
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Audio Engineering
Jan. 10 – Feb. 14
Saturdays, 1 - 2 p.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
12 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: Lou Ragland
Students learn to transfer music from analog to digital, recording cassette tapes and records to CDs and DVDs.
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Music - Piano/Voice Private

Music – Piano / Voice
Jan. 7 – Feb. 11
Wednesdays / Thursdays, 2 - 5:30 p.m.
6 Week-Fee: $108
9 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: Adelaide Robbins
Private instruction (30-minute lessons) in piano or voice.
Call 702-229-4800 to schedule an appointment or Register Here!

Technology

Social Media & You
Jan. 10 – Feb. 14
Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
6 – Week Fee: $42
12 yrs. - Adult
Instructor: Lou Ragland
Students learn the best way to utilize the technology and the various social media platforms in operation today, such as the Internet, Apps., Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and Linkedin.
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West Las Vegas Arts Center
947 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89106
Office: 702-229-4800, Fax: 702-646-5838

City of Las Vegas
Office of Cultural Affairs, 495 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89101
Monday - Thursday 229-6511 / Friday - Saturday 229-6383