Arts - Tech Academy

After School Arts / Tech / Music / Dance / Language Academy Programs

Classes and workshops for Elementary & Middle School students

September 2019 - January 2020

Registration Deadline: Friday, September 13, 2019

Payment must be made by following the School Bank information for the Institute of ACS Athens Arts/Tech Academy account no later than Friday, September 13, 2019.

If enrollment in an activity does not reach the minimum number of participants required for the class to run, the class will be cancelled, and you will be notified and your tuition will be reimbursed.

Contact Information & registration: Please contact Ms. Marietta Garbis, Administrative Assistant for the Institute of ACS Athens - email: garbism@acs.gr / ph.: 210.6393.200, ext. 302

 

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What is your child interested in?

Chess Activity/ Grades 1-8

  • Beginners (grades 1-5)

    Wednesdays: 4 - 5 pm (one hour)
    Dates: September 18, 25
    October 2, 9, 23, 30
    November 6, 20
    December 4, 11, 18
    January 8, 15, 22
    14 Sessions
    Cost: €140

    Minimum enrollment: 6 students
    Maximum enrollment: 12 students
  • Experienced * (grades 2-8)

    * minimum 2 years experience
    Mondays: 4 - 5 pm
    Dates: September 16, 23, 30
    October 7, 14, 21
    November 4, 11, 18, 25
    December 2, 9, 16
    January 13, 20
    15 Sessions
    Cost: €150

    Minimum enrollment: 6 students
    Maximum enrollment: 12 students
    INSTRUCTOR: Mr. Konstantinos Soultatis

Chess is the most popular game ever invented. The benefits of chess to children are endless! It strengthens mental clarity, fortitude and stability. It develops decision making and patience and builds focused concentration. It's fun. This course will provide lessons tailored towards the skills of the children, combined with supervised training games.


 

Dance

 

  • Musical theater / Grades 1-5

    Tuesdays: 4 - 5 pm (one hour)
    Dates: September 17, 24
    October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
    November 5, 12, 19
    December 3, 10, 17
    January 7, 14, 21
    16 sessions
    Cost: €160

    Minimum enrollment: 6 students
    Maximum enrollment: 15 students
    INSTRUCTOR: Ms. Katerina Mitakou
  • In the Musical Theater class, students will have the chance to learn and perform songs and dances from such Broadway and movie musicals as Grease, Saturday Night Fever, Mama Mia, The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins, A Chorus Line, The Lion King, Cats, Annie, 42nd Street and other great, classic shows. This course is the perfect way to explore the fundamentals of musical theater in a dynamic and fun atmosphere. The program will lead to a performance at the end of class.

    • Modern Jazz & hip hop / grades 3-5

      Thursdays: 4 - 5 pm (one hour)
      Dates: September 19
      October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
      November 7, 14, 21
      December 5, 12, 19
      January 9, 16, 23
      16 sessions
      Cost: 160 euros

      Minimum enrollment: 6 students
      Maximum enrollment: 15 students
      INSTRUCTOR: Ms. Katerina Mitakou

    Jazz has become one of the most popular dance styles in recent years, mainly due to its prevalence on television shows, movies, music videos and commercials. People enjoy watching jazz dancers, as the dancing is fun and energetic and consists of unique moves and fancy footwork. A jazz class explodes with energy. The class goal is to produce physical and expressively well-trained dancers

     


     

    Ballet / Grades K- 3

     

    • Mondays and Wednesdays: 4 - 5 pm (one hour)
      Dates - Mondays: September 16, 23, 30
      October 7, 14, 21
      November 4, 11, 18, 25
      December 2, 9, 16
      January 13, 20
      15 sessions

      Dates - Wednesdays: September 18, 25
      October 2, 9, 23, 30
      November 6, 20
      December 4, 11, 18
      January 8, 15, 22
      14 sessions
      Total of 29 Sessions
      Cost: €290

      Minimum enrollment: 6 students
      Maximum enrollment: 15 students
      INSTRUCTOR: Ms. Katerina Mitakou

    Lessons will be based upon classical ballet technique, free movement and character work. High quality instruction and training will aim to correct posture, balance, line of dance, space consciousness, strength, rhythm, repertoire and composition. Students will need to provide their own tights and dance shoes.


     

    Youth orchestra / Grades 1-5

     

    • Fridays: 4 - 5 pm (one hour)
      Dates: September 20, 27
      October 4, 11, 18
      November 8, 15, 22
      December 6, 13, 20
      January 10, 17, 24
      14 sessions
      Cost: €140

      Minimum enrollment: 5 students
      Maximum enrollment: 15 students
      INSTRUCTOR: Ms. Artemis Gaitanos

    Students will have the chance to get together, learn a new instrument or even continue to develop their skill on the instrument they already know how to play. Students will learn about the beauty of classical, jazz, blues and international folk music. They will learn how to play and collaborate in a group, be on time and organized, and to cope under pressure. Most of all, they will discover how orchestra performance and music teaches discipline. It always takes a lot of hard work and determination to reach a high standard on any musical instrument. Students enrolling in this course will need to provide their own instruments.


     

    Guitar

     

    • Grades 2-3
      Mondays: 4 - 5 pm (one hour)
      Dates: September 16, 23, 30
      October 7, 14, 21
      November 4, 11, 18, 25
      December 2, 9, 16
      January 13, 20
      15 Sessions
      Cost: €150

      Minimum enrollment: 4 students
      Maximum enrollment: 8 students
      INSTRUCTOR: Ms. Artemis Gaitanos

    Students will learn cords for accompaniment and simple melodies.

    Students enrolling in this course will need to provide their own guitar and electronic clip-on tuner.

     


     

    Chinese language and culture / Grades 2-8

     

    • Beginners (grades 2-5)

      Tuesdays: 4 - 5 pm (one hour)
      Dates: September 17, 24
      October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
      November 5, 12, 19
      December 3, 10, 17
      January 7, 14, 21
      16 sessions
      Cost: €160
      Minimum enrollment: 5 students
      Maximum enrollment: 7 students
    • Advanced (grades 3-8)

      Fridays: 4 - 5 pm (one hour)
      Dates: September 20, 27
      October 4, 11, 18
      November 8, 15, 22
      December 6, 13, 20
      January 10, 17, 24
      Total of 14 Sessions
      Cost: €140 Minimum enrollment: 5 students
      Maximum enrollment: 7 students
      INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Christina Chen

    In this class, students will continue to explore the basics of spoken Chinese through dialogue, games, song and play. As they learn the language, they will also be introduced to aspects of Chinese culture. The beginner's class is designed for students with no experience of the language. The advanced class is designed for students with some prior study of the language.

    • Chinese language and culture / grades 2-6

      Mondays and Thursdays: 4 - 5 pm (one hour)
      Dates - Mondays: September 16, 23, 30
      October 7, 14, 21
      November 4, 11, 18, 25
      December 2, 9, 16
      January 13, 20
      15 sessions

      Dates - Thursdays: 4 - 5 pm (one hour)
      September 19
      October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
      November 7, 14, 21
      December 5, 12, 19
      January 9, 16, 23
      15 Sessions
      Total of 30 Sessions
      Cost: €300
      Minimum enrollment: 5 students
      Maximum enrollment: 8 students
      INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Christina Chen

    This course is designed for overseas Chinese students and qualified non-Chinese students. In this class, students will learn pinyin, speaking, reading and Chinese characters writing through dialogue and interactive activities. Culture knowledge related to lesson topics is also included. Course material includes textbooks purchased by the student. Biweekly interactive face-to-face sessions are held in the after school regular classes.


     

    Robotics

     

    • "Young Engineers" - Robotics / grades 1-3

      Mondays: 4 - 5:30 pm (one and a half hour)
      Dates: September 16, 23, 30
      October 7, 14, 21
      November 4, 11, 18, 25
      December 2, 9, 16
      January 13, 20
      15 Sessions
      Cost: €190

      Minimum enrollment: 10 students
      Maximum enrollment: 20 students
      INSTRUCTOR: Mr. Vagelis Mitsis

    The course is designed for children in the early grades, giving them the opportunity to become young scientists! Through this activity children will be able to work individually and with small groups to solve problems and build simple and more complex models, using educational LEGO materials.

    • "Educational Robotics" / grades 4-5

      Thursdays: 4 - 5:30 pm (one and a half hour)
      Dates: September 19
      October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
      November 7, 14, 21
      December 5, 12, 19
      January 9, 16, 23
      15 Sessions
      Cost: €190

      Minimum enrollment: 10 students
      Maximum enrollment: 20 students
      INSTRUCTOR: Mr. Vagelis Mitsis

    In this course children will train in the design, construction, and programming of an autonomous device by using LEGO elements. They will learn how the basic "machines" like gears, pulleys, and wheels work while becoming familiar with a digital programming environment and coding.


     

    Recorder Class / Grades 3-5 NEW!

     

    • Thursdays: 4 - 5 pm
      Dates: September 19
      October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
      November 7, 14, 21
      December 5, 12, 19
      January 9, 16, 23
      15 sessions
      Cost: €150

      Minimum enrollment: 5 students
      Maximum enrollment: 10 students

    INSTRUCTOR: Ms. Tasos Benetatos

    This class is designed for elementary school students that would like to further their skills on the recorder.  The sessions will focus on learning melodies, practice exercises and accompaniment figures with the aim of teaching students to play in small ensembles and most importantly in finding joy in playing the recorder more comfortably.