February 2016
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WINTER FOLLIES 2016

30 different performing artists/groups presented a diverse and pithy showcase of inspiring new work to sell-out crowds at the Old First Church last weekend. Thanks to all the artists, the Old First Church staff, Jim Kent, Dalienne Majors, Maril Oritz and Rachel Fae Syzmankski for making the 15th season of this production another smashing success.

DANCERS WANTED:  "Put on your red shoes..."

Elise Long, Director/Founder of STH, invites all enthusiastic and uninhibited, trained and untrained dancers of all ages to join her next community “flash mob” in honor of the passing of Ziggy Stardust, David Bowie. Spring performance stops include Prospect Hall in April, Gowanus Arts in May, and Local Produce in June.  
FULL DETAILS

Winter/Spring 2016 Start February 8th
REGISTER NOW!

NEW! classes: 



Intro to Tap 
(Ages 5-7)
w/ Christina Michelle Yin
Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30 pm


Yoga for Young People
 (Ages 9+)
w/ Taylor Donofrio
Wednesdays 5:15 - 6:15 pm


Zumba
 w/ Bethina Sayegh (Adults)
Saturdays 11:30 - 12:30 
(Starting Mar. 5th)
8-Class Zumba Card only $120
(Just $15 per class!)
$20 Drop-in 


Instructor Dalienne Majors:
Beginner Yoga 
(Adults)
Mondays 9am - 10am
and
Restorative Yoga (Adults)
Thursdays 12:30pm - 1:30pm
SIGN UP NOW!
SIGN UP NOW!
CAMPS

President’s Week Camp: Feb. 15 -19, 2016

FEW SPOTS LEFT!!!
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE


 
MASTERPIECE THEATER w/ FREESTYLE REP (Grades 4-7)
Serious young thespians will explore the classical actor’s trade through Movement, Vocal Exercises, Scene Study, Character Development and Theater Games which will culminate in several short one act plays or scenes to be performed at the end of the week.
SIGN UP NOW!

Spring Green/ Spring Break Camp: 

April 25 - 29, 2016

10% OFF Early Bird Registration by February 22nd
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE


 

NEW! GREEN FASHIONISTAS (Ages 8-12)

Campers design their own original recycled fashions, learn to sew with repurposed materials and take their creations down our re-purposed studio catwalk. This week will also feature field trip to pick out reusable materials to incorporate into designs.

NEW! GREEN BUILDING w/ KOKO Open Source: (Ages 8-12)

KOKO Open Source, known for their innovative intersections of art, technology and sustainability joins us for this one of a kind Green Building camp! Campers will work as a group to design, plan and build a real bridge out of recyclable and repurposed materials. Campers will learn about sustainability through every aspect of the building process, including lighting up the bridge by harnessing our own wind power. Field trips to draw inspiration from our surroundings are also scheduled for this week.
SIGN UP NOW!

Multi-Arts Summer Program

July 11 - September 2, 2016
 Pre-K - 12 years old

Early Bird Discount: 10% off if registerd by May 1st
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

 

Creative Sparks: Pre-K & K1

 
July 11-15: WILD RUMPUS WEEK
July 18-22: MO WILLEMS WEEK 
July 25-29: SANDRA BOYNTON WEEK
August 1-5: FANCY NANCY WEEK
August 8-12: UNDERWATER  WEEK
August 15-19: FAIRY TALE WEEK
August 22-26: CIRCUS WEEK
August 29- Sept 2: RAINBOW WEEK 


Arts Explorers: Grades 1-3  
Every week July 11 - Sept 2


STH's new multi-arts program for young ones features different age appropriate activities everyday including music, dance, song, theater, games, creative writing, outdoor play, arts and crafts, nature, cooking, field trips and so much more! 


Budding Artists: Ages 8-12

July 11 -15
Masterpiece Theater w/ Freestyle Rep
POWER UP! w/ KOKO Open Source
July 18 - 22
Masterpiece Theater w/ Freestyle Rep 
Move Over Picasso
July 25 - 29
Do You Speak Dance? 
Move Over Picasso
August 1 - 5
Peaceful Warriors
BK Fashionistas (Ages 10-12)
August 8 -12 
BK Fashionistas (Ages 8-10)
August 15-19 
POWER UP! w/ KOKO Open Source
August 22- September 2 
Lights! Camera! Action! (*2 weeks)
August 29 - September 2 
Do You Speak Dance? 

August 8 - 26  (*3 week commitment)
Do-It-Yourself Dance & Theater Production
w/ Elise Long STH Founder/Artistic Director

BECOME A MEMBER OF THE HUB:
Membership includes sibling discounts and other great perks for you and your family AND you will help support your favorite, not-for-profit community dance and arts center all at the same time! 
Find out more
UPCOMING

CALLING ALL PERFORMING & TEACHING ARTISTS: 

LOCAL PRODUCE 2016

Festival of the Performing Arts
Saturday June 4, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED : February 15, 2016
SIGN UP NOW!
ARTIST WORK SPACES AVAILABLE @ GOWANUS ARTS

Contact Lori at space@spokethehub.org to discuss the following space options:

2016 Short Term Work Space @ Gowanus Arts
Spoke the Hub will have short term, month-to-month, studio and artists’ work spaces and office spaces to share at the Gowanus starting in January 2016 during our renovation.There will be times it may be noisy and dusty, so everyone needs to be flexible and tolerant during certain construction periods. Smaller shared spaces will run around $450 a month, including utilities. 

Longer Term Shared Teaching, Rehearsal and Performance Space Available @ Gowanus Beginning Fall 2016:
Spoke the Hub will have three large dance and performance spaces plus one non-movement space available to share next Fall. STH is currently accepting space requests and proposals for long-ish term space shares from teaching artists, independent artists, performance groups and other not-for-profits who might need large, open meeting space on a regular basis. Current continuing STH space users will have first choice of teaching times, days and spaces; newcomers will fill in remaining time slots thereafter. Minimum long-term share arrangement: 1 year. Please send an outline of what you need space for, how many people you anticipate working with, and your optimal space size, days, and times.

STAFF & COMMUNITY NEWS
Try some grub, support the Hub!

Taste of Fifth 2016

The Grand Prospect Hall, Brooklyn

Buying a ticket not only allows you to see the flash mob in action, but also lets you sample all the savory offerings from local restaurants and bars (complementary wine & beer). Tickets are $55 online with $20 of every ticket going to Spoke the Hub!
Buy tickets now

Laci Chisholm

Zumba teacher extraordinaire!
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the official opening of Laci's new studio: Fit4Dance Studio, Thursday February 4th at 6pm. Sign up for FREE classes and giveaways on grand opening day Feb. 6th. 
More details

The Garden of Union

STH would like to organize a Saturday morning clean-up “team” from 10:30 -11:30am for all ages to help keep our beautiful community green space litter-free. Contact spoke@spokethehub.org for full details.
31st Annual Half Moon New York Sword Ale 2016 - Feb. 13th & 14th
The event will feature 12 teams, as the performing groups are known, in an exciting weekend of performances in public spaces around the city. Half Moon Sword performs at Gowanus on February 14th at 12:30.
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