Performing Arts

Performers of all ages have an opportunity to act, sing and dance in various productions and classes.  


Teen Musical: Snoopy 
Shows: May 20 & 21 @ 2pm & 7pm
To purchase tickets, please call 704.366.5007

Summer Production Camps: 2nd - 8th Grade
Disney’s Alice in Wonderland June 19–July 14
Disney’s The Lion King July 17–August 4
Registration Now Open

Past Performance Photos: (Photo Credits: Peter Safir)

JCabaret! April 2017: Photos
What's In A Name: Photos
Disney's Beauty & the Beast: 
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
JCabaret!: View Photos View More Photos
Food, Glorious Food!: Photos
Shrek The Musical: Photos 
You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown!: Photos 
Kids' Musical Revue: Pure Imagination: Photos 
Into The Woods Family Musical: Photos 
True Colors: View this video of the True Colors Musical and Photos 
Fiddler On The Roof: Photos 

Theatre & Dance Classes

Preschool & Elementary Age Classes

J Steps Ballet/Tap: 4–5 year olds
A fun class that will expose our young dancers to the styles of ballet and tap. Classical skills are integrated with creative movement. Ongoing class runs once a week through the end of May, with an optional recital at the end of the yea

J Steps Tiny Dancer: 3 year olds
Our littlest boys and girls will enjoy an active class in which they can stomp, spin, shake and express their creative sides. Ongoing class runs once a week through the end of May, with an optional recital at the end of the year

J Stage Jr.: K–3rd Grade
Young artists will work together to mount a musical production over the course of 3 months. Students can choose to audition for featured roles or be in the ensemble and also create scenery, props, and costumes. Enjoy skill building activities in improvisation, creative movement, and playwriting, as well as guided instruction in visual art projects.

J Steps Dance Explosion: K–5th Grade
Boys and girls will enjoy an active and fun introductory class that will expose them to all styles of dance, including jazz, hip hop, tap and ballet

Teen & Adult Classes

Bellydance Level 1-4: Ages 14+
Beginner through advances class emphasizes technique and choreography. Soft shoes, comfortable dancewear and exercise mats needed.

Israeli Dance: Ages 18+ (younger students admitted with permission of instructor)
Dance the traditional favorites, as well as the latest hits from Israel. No partner needed. All levels welcome.

Music Classes

Music and children are a natural blend. We offer developmentally appropriate music programs for little ones. Stop in to observe all the ways in which music enhances their world! The fun never stops when you are catching the rhythm, singing out loud and playing your favorite song!

Private Music Lesson Information & Pricing

Electric & Acoustic Guitar
Instructor Ricky Hitchcock is a British recording session guitarist with over15 years experience working with impressive clientele in Miami, FL, such as David Bowie, Billy Idol, Roger Daltry, as well as others! A digital recording studio is available to save your professionally mixed work forever. Skilled in songwriting, Ricky will teach you to compose your own original song.

Voice & Basic Piano
Mirela Ungureanu-Biser holds a Master’s Degree in Opera and Music Theatre. She has more than 10 years of teaching experience including college-level courses as well as music theatre courses for both adults and youth at a professional repertory theater. She also performed as a singer with Opera Memphis for six seasons.

Drum Lessons
John Hogan is a World Class / Dove Award Wining Drummer with over 20 years of experience as a Drum Coach. He studied at Berklee School of Music and has played to crowds of 25 to 25,000. Locally he finds himself busy as a “singer-songwriter’s drummer”, playing in jazz trios, and a variety of tribute bands such as Billy Joel & Stevie Wonder. John has influenced hundreds of drummers with a passion to develop the Drummer, the Musician, and the Artist in each student.

Other Instruments
Lessons available by request

For questions, please contact:
Susan Cherin Gundersheim, Visual and Performing Arts Director  or 704-944-6778

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