Kids Performing

Grades 6

Theatre, Dance and Visual Arts at IDEA Bassett

Led by Various


In this full-year program for sixth graders, students will participate in multiple arts disciplines throughout the year. In each program, students will be encouraged to think critically and creatively, as well as work individually and collaboratively.


CAP will provide all supplies needed for this course.

Theatre – Led by Marielle Erskine

Full Year

Students will be introduced to the basic concepts of theatre arts,  including expression, vocal technique, body language and movement. They will use creative theatre techniques to build confidence and trust, stimulate imagination, movement and role-play. Through theatre games, choreography and scene work students will learn to gain trust in themselves as well as others.

Dance – Led by Jacqueline Peterson

Fall Semester

This course is designed to develop an awareness of alignment and basic dance vocabulary and technique. Students will enhance their coordination, balance and flexibility through basic dance positions and center floor exercises.

Visual Arts – Led by Meredith Matthews

Spring Semester

Using artistic thinking and various art materials and approaches, students will seek to answer essential questions through making, interpreting, and curating artworks. Art lessons are designed to help students make personal connections to art as they develop their unique, artistic responses to big ideas. 

Theatre & Dance
Sep 7, 2022 – Jan 13, 2023

Theatre & Visual Arts
Jan 16, 2023 – May 26, 2023

Group A

Mondays and Fridays
4 – 6 p.m.

Group B

Mondays and Wednesdays
4 – 6 p.m.

Group C

Wednedays and Fridays
4 – 6 p.m.