Classes 2019/2020

Location Name Class Days
CMS Sound Studio
Beginner Group Piano
Ms Hillary, our new Music Director, is bringing beginner Group Piano to the Block. If you have a child interested in piano, but maybe lessons are too expensive, or your not sure it fit well, this is the class for you! Great fun for beginners to learn along side other kids and friend. class is limited to 4 and must have 2 in order to make.
Monday
12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Lobby
Broadway babies
For ages 3-5 years. A perfect introduction to Sing, dance and act on stage! Your kids will love this high energy, make believing, dress up kind of class. 6 weeks includes a performance on sept 22 2pm.
Monday
1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
CMS Sound Studio
Drum Lessons
30 minute lessons for $90. Please email buildingblockarts@gmail.com to get a specific time.
Monday
3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
CMS Sound Studio
Private Voice with Hillary
Private Voice lessons with recent University of Tennessee graduate Hillary Lemmons.
Monday
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Private Voice with Hillary Monday
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Teen Biology
This almost high school biology course is designed to be your high school student’s first science course Biology 101will set the stage for success in their homeschool years in high school, prepare them for more advanced high school level courses, and give them an understanding of the basic biological world that surrounds them each day of their lives.

We will have short class discussion followed by hands on lab work. There may be some dissecting, however if a child does not want to dissect, they can do some on line, less hands on and odorous, dissecting. (the smell is usually what gets them)
Tuesday
12:45 PM to 2:00 PM
CMS Sound Studio
Creative Writing
For the intermediate student.
Tuesday
3:15 PM to 4:00 PM
Theatre
Children's Music Theatre (ASA)
pre-requisite for Matinee minis.
Tuesday
3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Theatre
Improv
Improv is a very important part of becoming a great actor. You need to learn the skill of being present in the moment, thinking on your feet, knowing who you are and what you want, and how to express that. Our teachers are trained in this art and they will all tell you how much they have used this skill and how important it is.
This is part of the After School for the Arts Program (ASA)
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
CMS Sound Studio
Private Piano Wednesday
2:20 PM to 2:40 PM
Lobby
KATS tv (ASA)
audition only. kids around the square (KATS tv) bringing news and events to kids by kids. We interview local shops, video in front of prominent downtown buildings, and bring a kid friendly fun to what is happening around town. Kids are also learning good public speaking skills and confidence as well as some technical aspects of working on camera and behind the camera.
for appointment to audition email buildingblockarts@gmail.com
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Creative Writing
Creative Writing is a fun way to practice grammar and spelling. We give the students topic and allow them the space and help they need to create a piece of Literary Art that is their own. We have even had students work together to create their own play from this class!
This is part of our After School for the Arts program
Thursday
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Theatre
Teenage Theatre (ASA)
Intense Theatre Training for the Triple threat! Each week we will study different aspects of Theatre, Dance, and Singing. Each Month we will have mock auditions on the 5th thursday of the month.
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
CMS Sound Studio
Private Voice with Hillary
Private Voice Lessons with University of Tennessee Music Education graduate Ms Hillary Lemmons.
Friday
3:45 PM to 4:15 PM
Public Speaking
For Teen thru Adults, public speaking: learn and practice what will make you a better speaker. Whether it is at meetings, town councils, presenting reports or overcoming annoying speech habits such as; like, um, uhh, but, etc. Learn to speak more clearly, with more organized thought, louder, slower, add texture to your tone, and be effective in what you say.
Friday
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Private Guitar
Private Guitar Lessons. Don't worry, we have two guitars to rent.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Broadway Babies
For ages 3-5 years. A perfect introduction to Sing, dance and act on stage! Your kids will love this high energy, make believing, dress up kind of class. 6 weeks includes a performance on sept 22 2pm.
Saturday
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
Lobby
Group guitar class
From holding the guitar to using a pick and fingering, the kids will learn all they need to begin their love for the guitar. Come join the fun! Our teacher is also available for Private lessons! just ask us! Each student will get a packet that they can keep and continue to practice. Students who participated in the first class, can come back for the second half of this class for just $20!
Saturday
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Homeschool 2019/2020

Location Name Class Days
Art Studio/Kitchen
Tuesday Tutorial
There is a $25 supply fee per day and per child, that needs to be mailed in via Check to SALT .
We have an early drop off that can start at 10:15 and is $15 first child, $13 second child and $10 for each additional child. Please select that option separately and let us know which day you will be using it. There will not be curriculum for that time, just a quiet time of individual art or journaling.
Tuesday
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Art Studio/Kitchen
Thursday Tutorial
There is a $25 supply fee per day and per child, that needs to be mailed in via Check to SALT .
We have an early drop off that can start at 10:15 and is $15 first child, $13 second child and $10 for each additional child. Please select that option separately and let us know which day you will be using it. There will not be curriculum for that time, just a quiet time of individual art or journaling.
Thursday
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Theatre
Friday Tutorial
There is no Supply Fee for this tutorial day. This is a performance group and we ask that everyone be committed through the final performance date in May as well as extra performances that will be added through the year. We will do our best to add them during tutorial time, but as always we want as many kids to experience live theatre as possible. We do not have before care for Fridays.
Friday
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

2020 Workshops/Camps

Location Name Class Days
Theatre
Shrek Jr Musical Camp
Fee is $90 for the Summer! Performance Friday Night at 7pm. Bring Bottled water to every rehearsal. No can drinks please. Wear comfortable Clothes and please no flip flops. AUDITIONS May 23 6pm. Don't worry if you have summer vacation planned, we will work around it. Come to auditions with your summer schedule. Also, We can help with performance fee, you can sell ads ! buildingblockarts@gmail.com with your questions.
Monday Wednesday Friday
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
CMS Sound Studio
Summer Private Lessons
6 private lessons for $90! Summer is a great time to learn a new instrument!
Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Art Studio/Kitchen
Summer Camp Plus
This is for Before Camp and After Camp Care. Once you sign up, we will email you so we can know Which week you will be attending. $200 includes one week of Before camp, during camp and After camp care. Drop off is no earlier than 6:50 am and pick up is no later than 6:10pm. IF YOU ARE SIGNING UP FOR THIS CAMP, PLEASE EMAIL SHERRY BUILDINGBLOCKARTS@GMAIL.COM WITH WHICH CAMP YOU WANT TO ATTEND. WE DON'T WANT YOU CHARGED FOR THE CAMP AND THE BEFORE/AFTER CARE.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Theatre
American Glamp
Fee is $90 for the week. Performance Friday Night at 7pm. Bring a bag lunch each day and Bottled water. No can drinks please. Wear comfortable Clothes and please no flip flops.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Theatre
Advance Music Theatre
Discount if you have attended any of our camps this summer. This camp is for the pro's and the pro wannabe's. Roll your sleeves up, we're going to dig in! Fee is $90 for the week. Performance Friday Night at 7pm. Bring a bag lunch each day and Bottled water. No can drinks please. Wear comfortable Clothes and please no flip flops.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Art Studio/Kitchen
Art Sea (ASA)
We will learn to use miscellaneous materials to make art collages, study and learn art from around the world. Create some real masterpieces this summer! before and after care available 7am -6pm, choose "summer care" class.
10:30 - 11:30 Sculpture
soap carving; clay; abstract using wood base, wire, and knee high hose; mobile; 3D paper on canvas

11:30 - 12:30 Lunch and games

12:30 - 1:30 Painting
acrylic on canvas; watercolor; t shirts; pour; food color on food

1:30 - 2:30 Literary arts
read through a chapter book and do projects for each chapter.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Theatre
The Oddest Squad Camp
Fee is $90 for the week. Performance Friday Night at 7pm. Bring a bag lunch each day and Bottled water. No can drinks please. Wear comfortable Clothes and please no flip flops.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Theatre
What's your line Improv
Performance SATURDAY Night at 7pm. Bring a bag lunch each day and Bottled water. No can drinks please. Wear comfortable Clothes and please no flip flops.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Music Theatre Camp Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Anime Art Workshop
June 22nd from 1-3pm, Learn from one of our favorite Anime Artists. She really understands the ins and outs of Japanese Cartoon Art and she knows how to have fun! Sign up today! Limited space available. Bring a friend and get $5 off!
Saturday
12:00 PM to 12:00 PM