Expressive Arts Connection

Expressive Arts Connection promotes self-expression through art, music, dance, and drama. Children and teens will explore their imagination in a safe setting that promotes friendship, social skills, and confidence, while building fine motor and coordination skills, and exploring various sensory experiences. These programs include:

 
 
Making a Masterpiece
Ages 7 to 21 years old
 

Making a Masterpiece offers opportunities for youth to expand their creative side while spending time with peers, and utilizing fine motor skills.


Instructors will provide various drawing, painting, and mixed media techniques. Siblings are encouraged to register and participate as well.

Program Goals: 

  • To prove opportunities for socialize and social support among participants
  • To offer opportunities for self-expression and creativity
  • To improve fine motor skills


Creative Drama
Ages 4 to 14 years old

Lights! Camera! Action! Participate in acting and improvisation class using props, scripts and your imagination. This class encourages self-expression, social skills, builds confidence, and provides a positive outlet for releasing energy and emotions.

Criteria for participation:

  • Participants must possess receptive/expressive language skills
  • Demonstrate the desire to socialize and interact with peers
  • Demonstrate the ability to follow directions with minimal prompting.

*This program will not be running Spring 2020* 

Only Make Believe Interactive Theater
Ages 7 to 21 years old 

Only Make Believe is a non-profit organization that creates and performs interactive theatre for children in hospitals, care facilities and special needs schools. Participants and families can expect to be a part of the storytelling performance and enjoy a trunk full of costumes, props, music, and have a turn on stage. Participants must have the ability to sit and watch a one-hour theatrical performance.

  •  Children under 10 years of age must be accompanied by an adult
  • Participants and siblings with or without special healthcare needs are welcome to join this program.


Move & Grove Dance Class
Ages 5 to 18 years old  

Break out your dancing shoes and join us for a fun and energetic class lead by our dance instructors! This class will help improve participation with therapeutic elements incorporated (such as cardiovascular activity, strengthening of the body, balance,and more!)