Look what’s happening this Fall at ArtsView!

Registration is Open!

If you are interested in apprenticing for the Fall Semester please, click here for more information and to apply for the camps you are interested in. All camps have slots for apprentices.

Tuition fee for classes, mini-camps, and camps includes a t-shirt and all supplies.
Tuition fee assistance is available to those in need.
Fee Assistance applies to camp and classes $60 and up, and is 50% of cost listed.

***All PATHS events now require a non-refundable fee of $10 for one-day workshops; $25 for classes and mini-camps; $50 for camps.

***If an event you are interested in is full, please call the ArtsView office at 903-236-7535 to have your name placed on a waiting list.

***As part of ArtsView’s child safety policy, clear background checks are required for all ArtsView participants, volunteers, staff, and production team members, ages 18 & up.

How To Audition
Audition Workshop,
Ages 10-18
Tuition: $30
Date: Sept. 26; 6:00-8:30 PM
Instructors: Caryn Pepper

Come spend some time getting the inside scoop on auditioning at ArtsView…just in time for My Son Pinocchio auditions! Taught by ArtsView veteran, Caryn Pepper, with tips from Director, it is the place to be! *Participation in the workshop does not guarantee that you will be cast in the production.*

Tots in the Spot:
Mommy (or Daddy) & Me Hour
Ages Toddler – Preschool
Tuition: $5 per child; $10 max per family – Pay at the Door
Dates: Fridays, 10:00 – 11:00 AM
Sept. 8
Oct. 13
Nov. 3
Dec. 1
Instructors: Alisha Kimbley, Dawn Pace, Penne Duke and Alison Roedel

For our youngest little stars…our tots and their parents. A fun filled hour of music, movement, creative dramatics, simple crafts, gross motor activities, and more all around different monthly themes. Come play with us!

The Dynamics:
Showchoir Camp
Ages 10-13
Tuition: $80
Dates: Sept. 11-15, 4:30 – 6:30 PM
Saturday, Sept. 16, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Showcase: Sept. 16, 12:00 PM
Director: Alisha Kimbley

Participants will enjoy being a part of a performing group by learning an age and skill level appropriate showchoir program to ‘take on the road’. Participants will have a 6 day camp to prepare the show and then will travel to local events to perform throughout September, October, and November. Come join the fun of singing, dancing, and entertaining!

Explorers Homeschool Class: In The Sky
Creative Dramatics Class
Ages 6-8
Tuition: $65
Dates: Fridays, Sept. 15 – Oct. 6, 10:00  – 11:30 AM
Showcase: Oct. 6, 11:30 AM
Instructor: Alison Roedel

Participants in this 4 week class will enjoy the wonderful stories of Eric Carle- focusing on the sky! We will be taking these stories and ‘playing’ with them in the areas of creative dramatics, simple art, storytelling skills, music, and games. Come be a part of this fun class!

ArtsView Performing Troupe:
Teen Homeschool Production Class,
Ages 13-18
Tuition: $125
Dates: Fridays, Sept. 8 – Oct. 20, 12:00 – 4:00 PM
Dress Rehearsal: Oct. 23, 10:00 AM
Instructors: Michelle Norris

It’s our traveling outreach group once again! Teens will prepare a production of a popular children’s story to take on the road and share with local schools, community groups, and childcare centers. This is a wonderful group to be a part of. Come join us and give to the community by sharing theatre with young audiences in the East Texas area! The Troupe will be traveling the week of Oct. 23-27.
ArtsView would like to thank the Texas Commission on the Arts for the generous grant used to produce APT the fall.

Masters Series Class: Dace & Choreography
Masters Class
Ages 13-18
Tuition: $100
Dates: Sept. 18-22, 6:00  – 8:00 PM
Instructiors: Kaitlin deGraffenreid and Michelle Norris

Get ready to hone your dancing skills for our musicals! Each night, actors will engage in a different style of choreography inspired by musicals and learn alignment and balance, stretching, conditioning, and muscle care, basic steps from dance styles (waltz, jazz, ballet, etc.), as well as ensemble dance improv. Participants should wear comfortable athletic wear, nothing to baggy or restrictive. Bring dance shoes if you have them, but tennis shows or dress shoes will also work.

Wiggle, Giggle, & Squirm:
Creative Dramatics Camp
Ages 6-8
Tuition: $80
Dates: Sept. 18 – 22, 4:30 – 6:00 PM
Showcase: Sept. 22, 6:00 PM
Instructor: Alison Roedel & Dawn Pace

Participants will enjoy creative dramatics activities, music, movement, simple art, and more all centered around the fun ‘critter’ stories of Eric Carle!

You Design It:

Technical Theatre Art Mini Camp (Set & Props)
Ages 8-14
Section 1: ages 8-10
Section 2: ages 11-14

Tuition: $80
Dates: Nov. 6-10, 4:15 – 5:45 PM
Instructor: April McFall & Alisha Kimbley

Come learn the secrets of the backstage world! In this mini camp, participants will learn basics of set work, props, and costume accessories for a show. We will be working towards building parts of set and creating props for our holiday musical camp ‘The Nutcracker’ . Participants will also receive 2 free tickets to the Nutcracker performance at ArtsView to see their work come to life!

The Nutcracker Suite:

Musical Performance Camp
Ages 9-12
Tuition: $150
Dates: Nov. 27 – Dec. 8, 4:30 – 6:30 PM
Dress Rehearsal: Dec. 7, 6:00 PM
Performances: Dec. 8, 7:00 PM &     Dec. 9, 2:00 PM
Director: Alisha Kimbley

Participants will enjoy the musical theatre production process at an age appropriate level in this two week camp. Everyone gets a part to play. Costumes, lights, props…and most importantly- an audience to enjoy the hard work. Campers will enjoy learning the original musical works and storyline of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite. Come enter the world where toys come to life, soldiers fight a mouse king, and the land of sweets is just a dream away!