Youth Ensemble 2016-2017

registration for 2017-2018 will open in summer 2017


The Youth Ensemble class is made up of returning Upturn Arts Young Artists ages 8-14. This year-long commitment incorporates a collaborative approach across art forms – music pairing with dance and theater pairing with visual arts – to create and perform original works at community events throughout the year.


Teaching Artists

Dance: Dana Reed

Music: Daria Dzurik

Theater: Indigo Gilyard

Art: Olandra Lickter


Schedule and Dates

Classes meet every Saturday on the following dates:

  • Spring Session: January 14 – May 13*

*Performance scheduled at Studio 504:Disco for Dance, Zoo-to-Do, and during Bayou Boogaloo Festival. Details and rehearsal TBD.

No class on February 18 and 25 or April 15.


Tuition, Scholarships & refunds

Cost is $200 for the semester. Payment plans are available. A deposit of $55 is needed at registration to secure a spot.

Scholarships will be awarded on a case-by-case basis. A deposit of $30 is needed at registration to secure a spot. Please email Alli at alli@upturnarts.org to apply. Any registrants with an outstanding balance will not be eligible for scholarships in the future unless this balance is settled.

All registrations will be subject to a $5 processing fee. Registrations cancelled more than one week prior to the session starting, with or without prior payment, will be subject to a cancellation fee of $50 plus processing fees. Accounts will be refunded in full less the processing and cancellation fee up to one week before the session begins. Registrations cancelled less than one week before the session will be refunded 50% of the payment, less the processing and cancellation fee.