Arts - Tech Academy

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

for Elementary & Middle School Students

Classes and workshops for Elementary & Middle School students

January - May 2019

Registration Deadline: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Payment must be made by following the School Bank information for the IIC ES Arts/Tech Academy account no later than Thursday, January 17, 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 - email: garbism@acs.gr / ph.: 210.6393.200, ext. 302

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Chess Activity/ Grades 1-8

  • Beginners (grades 1-5)
    Wednesdays: 4 – 5 pm (one hour)
    Dates: January 23, 30, February 6, 20, 27, March 6, 13, 27, April 3, 10, 17, May 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: January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25 March 4, 18, April 1, 8, 15, May 6, 13, 20
    14 Sessions
    Cost: €140

    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: January 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16, May 7, 14, 21
    16 sessions
    Cost: €160

    Minimum enrollment: 6 students
    Maximum enrollment: 15 students
    INSTRUCTOR: Mrs. 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: January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18 May 2, 9, 16
    16 sessions
    Cost: 160 euros

    Minimum enrollment: 6 students
    Maximum enrollment: 15 students
    INSTRUCTOR: Mrs. 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: January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25 March 4, 18, April 1, 8, 15, May 6, 13, 20
    Dates - Wednesdays: January 23, 30, February 6, 20, 27, March 6, 13, 27, April 3, 10, 17, May 8, 15, 22
    Total of 28 Sessions
    Cost: €280

    Minimum enrollment: 6 students
    Maximum enrollment: 15 students
    INSTRUCTOR: Mrs. 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 NEW!

  • Fridays: 4 – 5 pm (one hour)
    Dates: January 25, February 1, 8, 15, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12, May 3, 10, 17, 24
    15 sessions
    Cost: €150

    Minimum enrollment: 5 students
    Maximum enrollment: 15 students
    INSTRUCTOR: Mrs. 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 be 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 NEW!

  • Grades 2-3
    Mondays: 4 – 5 pm (one hour)
    Dates: January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25 March 4, 18, April 1, 8, 15, May 6, 13, 20
    14 Sessions
    Cost: €140

    Minimum enrollment: 4 students
    Maximum enrollment: 8 students
    INSTRUCTOR: Mr. Tassos Benetatos

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.

 



>Ancient Greek * / Grades 3-8 NEW!

  • For grades 5-8
    Tuesdays: 4 – 5 pm
    Dates: January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, May 2, 9, 16, 23
    16 sessions
    Cost: €160

    Minimum enrollment: 6 students
    Maximum enrollment: 12 students
  • INSTRUCTOR: Ms. Foteini Chatziantoniou

    * Designed for native speakers

    The purpose of the program is for the students to explore the Greek language throughout its journey, in the ways and pace that matches their age, so that they can meet with love the ancient Greek Language from the first moment.

     



    Chinese language and culture / Grades 1-8

    • Beginners (grades 1-5)
      Thursdays: 4 – 5 pm (one hour)
      Dates: January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, May 2, 9, 16, 23
      162 sessions
      Cost: €1260

      Minimum enrollment: 5 students
      Maximum enrollment: 7 students
    • Advanced (grades 3-8)
      Mondays & Fridays: 4 – 5 pm (one hour)
      Dates – Mondays: January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25 March 4, 18, April 1, 8, 15, May 6, 13, 20
      Dates - Fridays: January 25, February 1, 8, 15, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12, May 3, 10, 17, 24
      Total of 29 Sessions
      Cost: €290
      Minimum enrollment: 5 students
      Maximum enrollment: 7 students
      INSTRUCTOR: Ms. 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.



    Robotics

    • "New Mechanics" - Robotics / grades 1-2 NEW!
      Mondays: 4 – 5:30 pm (one and a half hour)
      Dates: January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25 March 4, 18, April 1, 8, 15, May 6, 13, 20
      14 Sessions
      Cost: €170

      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.

      INSTRUCTOR: Mr. Fotis Fotinakis