Class Schedule & Upcoming Events

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What’s coming up this fall? Check it out below! 

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 7, 2019, 10am-12pm:

Musical Theater Open House Fall/Winter Session

6 Lake Ave., Danbury (203) 501-7424

Who’s ready for TONS of FUN *THIS SATURDAY?!* Come out to a fun & free children’s theater open house to meet & greet the teachers, enjoy snacks, arts & crafts & FREE face painting! The open house will be held at the Greater Danbury Irish Cultural Center, 6 Lake Ave., Danbury, CT. Theater classes are for kids ages 3-12 (must be potty trained). Siblings and friends are welcome and encouraged!

Miss Wendy’s theater classes encourage self-expression in a safe, nurturing environment while educating kids about Irish folklore and various cultures. Each child is taught at their own pace and kids of all skill levels are welcomed and embraced!

All proceeds from the winter show go to benefit the Greater Danbury Irish Cultural Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, a charity that helps those in need in our community.

Questions? Call, text or email Miss Wendy: wendyannmitchell@Llive.com (203) 501-7424.

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FACE PAINTING, MAGIC, ART, GAMES & CRAFTS at the DANBURY IRISH FESTIVAL!

Sept. 21 & 22,, 2019, 12-6pm, 65 Sand Pit Rd., Danbury

(203) 501-7424 DanburyIrish@gmail.com

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We’ll be at the Danbury Irish Festival this fall doing face painting, hosting a bubble & chalk zone & leading some fun games so save the date: Saturday, Sept. 21 from 12-6 p.m. & Sunday, Sept. 22 from 12-5 p.m., 65 Sand Pit Road, Danbury.  For more info & a complete lineup of musical & children’s entertainment, visit: www.danburyirishfestival.org. See you there!

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IT’S PARTY TIME!

GLOW parties, Art Parties, Puppets & Much More! 

Call (203) 501-7424 or email

wendipoprock@gmail.com for more information.

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We are booking up now for birthday parties, GLOW PARTIES, DJ jobs, and face painting and more! For the most up to date information, photos, videos and 5-star reviews, please visit us on Facebook:

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PAST NEWS:

OUR SPRING PRODUCTION IS ON SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 2019 @ 2pm at the GREATER DANBURY IRISH CULTURAL CENTER, 6 LAKE AVE., DANBURY

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GDICF Kids Spring Play FlyerPURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE TODAY BEFORE THEY’RE ALL SOLD OUT!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-rescue-of-queen-maeve-gdicf-childrens-theater-production-tickets-59837920832

This show is a benefit for the Greater Danbury Irish Cultural Foundation, a 501(c)3.

Questions: Email DanburyIrish@gmail.com or call/text Wendy at (203) 501-7424.

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FREE CHILDREN’S MUSICAL THEATER OPEN HOUSE

Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, 10am-12pm 

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We are gearing up for an exciting new fall/winter session of Musical Theater and we’re hosting a FREE Children’s Theater Open House on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10am-12pm.

This class is open to kids ages 3-12 of all skill levels and encourages self-expression in a creative way while building a child’s self-esteem through theater skills, team building activities and more. Free snacks, face painting, theater games and fun.

The Open House and theater classes are held at the Greater Danbury Irish Cultural Center, 6 Lake Ave., Danbury, just off of I-84, Exit 4. The production at the end of the 8-week session is a benefit for the Greater Danbury Irish Cultural Foundation and also includes a food and gift drive for local charities.

RSVP by clicking here.

About GDICF Theater Troupe:

The GDICF Youth Theatre Troupe provides quality educational musical theater classes for children and youth age 3-12-years-old. From cultural music & movement classes to educational shows that bring people of all ages a positive message through the art of theater, the GDICF Theater Troupe teaches youth self-confidence, team building, and community service while learning music and theater skills. The interactive shows include humor, song, dance and a whole lot of fun!​

​Learn more about the GDICF Theater Troupe here​.

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Book Your *UNIQUE* Birthday Party With Us Today! 

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Glam Rock Party: Includes braids, updo’s, nails & makeup & they get to dress up with feather boas and crowns. Boys can get a brightly colored faux-hawk and tattoos. We can add a “fashion show” component and add a runway so the girls can model their makeovers. OR a rock band karaoke show for boys & girls!

Arty Party: Paint, clay, puppets and so much more can be created at the imaginative party. You tell us your theme, we tell you how we can bring your child’s favorite things to life through creative art projects.

GLOW Party: Includes a DJ dance party, selfie booth, birthday banner and glow sticks. Kids draw on the big glow chalk wall & can paint themselves or each other with glow-in-the-dark face and body paint.

Kid’s Karaoke: Everybody is a star as they perform their favorite Disney, Broadway and pop songs with real microphones in front of their friends. Hundreds of songs to choose from!

Toddlers & Preschoolers: For younger kids we have puppets, parachutes, musical instruments and much more! Customizable themes and playlists are offered for all parties.

Add-Ons: Face painting, Bubbles, Games, Chocolate Fondue Fountain. Call for pricing.

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers!

Call Us: (203) 501-7424
Email Us: wendipoprock@gmail.com
LIKE US on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GDICFTheatreTroupe
Follow us on Instagram: @poprockproductions 

Sign up for our e-blast to stay updated on all of the latest news & events! Email us to be added: artsandnatureschool@gmail.com

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CLICK HERE  TO PURCHASE TICKETS TO EVENTS AND/OR REGISTER FOR CLASSES!

Happy Holidays! Looking for something fun to do with (or without) your kids during winter break? Check out our drop-off workshops, Open Studio & events! Call or email for more information: (475)215-5582 or artsandnatureschool@gmail.com. 

 

 

 

 

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Splatterday Saturday is coming in early January! We’re confirming b-day (GLOW) party dates & will post soon. Sign up for Fri., Dec. 29 Splatterday sensory art here:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

WINTER BREAK WORKSHOPS:

TUESDAY, 12/26: Drop-Off Art Workshop: Igloos & Clay Penguins, Ages 3-12, 2-4pm or 4-6pm: Make a sugar cube or marshmallow igloo, create a clay penguin or 2, draw on our huge chalkboard wall and have some creative fun during the winter break. $25 per student includes supply fee. Students should bring a NUT-FREE snack.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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TUESDAY, 12/26: Willy Wonka Musical Mini Theater Camp

willy wonka castLooking for something to fun & cool for the kids to do during winter break? Drop them off to us for our School Break Winter Camps and kids age 3.5-12 will get to experience musical theater instruction AND play fun, “cool” games in a safe, nurturing and creative space! Students will learn vocal and acting techniques, choreography and participate in an engaging and interactive theater camp that includes games, set design and crafts!

Willy Wonka: Half day: 9:30AM-12:30PM OR 1-4pm, Full day: 9:30AM-4:00PM, Half day: $40, Full day: $75. Extended day available until 6pm for an additional $25. Students should bring a NUT-FREE snack . Full-day students should bring nut-free snacks & lunch.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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Screen Shot 2017-03-21 at 3.01.50 AMLooking for something to fun & cool for the kids to do during winter break? Drop them off to us at & kids age 3.5-12 will get to experience musical theater instruction AND play fun, “cool” games in a safe, nurturing and creative space by highly trained professionals! Students will learn vocal and acting techniques, learn choreography and participate in an engaging and interactive theater camp.

Princess & Pirates: Half day: 9:30AM-12:30PM OR 1-4pm // Full day: 9:30AM-4:00PM. Half day: $40 // Full day: $75. Extended day available until 6pm for an additional $25. Students should bring a NUT-FREE snack. Full-day students should bring nut-free snacks AND lunch. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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WEDNESDAY, 12/27: Drop-Off Art Workshop: Make-Your-Own Hatchimal, Ages 3-12, 2-4pm or 4-6pm: Make-your-own Hatchimal out of clay & fur, decorate an egg to take it home in, draw on our huge chalkboard wall & have some creative fun during the winter break. $25 per student includes supply fee. Students should bring a NUT-FREE snack.

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THURSDAY, 12/29: Lion GLOW King: Musical Theater Mini Camp, Ages 3-12, 9:30-12:30am or 1-4pm: Looking for something to fun & cool for the kids during winter school break? Drop them off tfor our School Break Winter Camps and kids age 3.5-12 will get to experience musical theater instruction AND play fun, “cool” games in a safe, nurturing and creative space by highly trained professionals! Students will learn vocal and acting techniques, learn choreography and participate in an engaging and interactive theater camp that includes games, set design and themed crafts as well!

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Lion GLOW King: Half day: 9:30AM-12:30PM OR 1-4pm. Full day: 9:30AM-4:00PM. Half day: $40. Full day: $75. Extended day available until 6pm for an additional $25. Students should bring a NUT-FREE snack. Full-day students should bring 2 nut-free snacks AND lunch. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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THURSDAY, 12/28: Drop-Off Art Workshop: Paper Mache & Felt Puppets, Ages 6-12, 2-4pm or 4-6pm

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Make-your-own puppet out of paper mache, felt and upcycled materials, draw on our huge chalkboard wall & have some creative fun during the winter break. $25 per student includes supply fee. Students should bring a NUT-FREE snack. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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FRIDAY, 12/29, 10am-12pm: Splatterday Kid’s Sensory Painting

 

 

 

 

Your child will get to BE the painting as they throw, fling, stomp and splat paint in our portable splat room. Kids age 2+ up will get a set of goggles and a shower cap/paint cap to wear. Please dress them in clothes that can get messy and bring clothes to change into. This is a totally fun and COOL sensory activity for kids of all ages! $25 per child includes studio fee and supply fee. Each child gets their own canvas painting to take home. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

****THE NEXT SPLATTERDAY SATURDAY SESSION IS COMING VERY SOON — January— Please stay tuned to our Facebook page for an announcement or email us at artsandnatureschool@gmail.com to be added to our e-blast.*****

 

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CHECK OUT OUR EVENTBRITE PAGE ****BY CLICKING HERE**** TO PURCHASE TICKETS. TO ANY OF THE CLASSES OR EVENTS.

  • 12/2, 5-7pm, Kid’s Karaoke, Cabaret Style: BYOB & dinner & enjoy watching your kids be the star of the show! Kids can sing favorite Disney, Broadway and/or pop songs. $10 adults, $5 kids.
  • 12/3, 1-3pm Family Paint & Sip, Winter Snowman: $40 per person, $25 kids includes supplies & refreshments.
  • 12/3, 3-5pm Family Nog n’ Gnome Felted Wool Gnome Workshop: $25 per person includes supplies & refreshments.
  • 12/4 – Fri 12/8, 4-8pm Holiday Drop & Shop Art Workshops: Clay, puppets, Mandalas, Gingerbread houses, yarn/knitting, sugar cube/marshmallow igloo creations.
  • 12/8, 7-9pm Soul Sisters Swag Night: Grab some friends and a bottle of wine for this fun alternative to paint & sip. Create a holiday door swag to deck your door and fa la la your way into a festive holiday season. $40 per person.
  • 12/9, 12-2pm, Splatterday Saturday: Your child will get to BE the painting as they throw, fling & splat paint in our portable splat room. Kids age 2+ up will get a set of goggles & cap cap to wear & go home with a splattered canvas creation!
  • 12/9, 4-6pm, Family GLOW Party: Put on your best white & neon & dance! Glow stickers, glow bubbles, glow body/face paint and more! Price includes DJ dance music, glow sticks, games, glow face/body paint and glow bubbles. Pizza and drinks available to purchase. $15 per person.
  • 19/9, 6-8pm, Grades 3-8 Drop-Off GLOW Party: drop-off glow party for students in grades 3-8. $15 per person.
  • Sun 12/10, 2-4pm, Pictures, Cookies & Crafts with Santa: Pictures & cookie decorating with Santa is a benefit for Family & Children’s Aid so please bring a new, unwrapped toy to help local foster kids have a happy holiday. Photographer Michele Williams. $65 per family. OR come for cookies & crafts for $20 per person.
  • 12/15, 7-9pm Adult Paint & Sip, $55 per person: Grab some wine & friends & join Jessica Ventura for a festive winter-themed Paint ‘n Sip painting a cardinal.
  • 12/17, 5-7pm, Holiday Kid’s Karaoke, Cabaret Style: BYOB & dinner & enjoy watching your kids be the star of the show! Kids can sing favorite holiday songs, Disney, Broadway and/or pop songs. $10 adults, $5 kids.

CHECK OUT OUR EVENTBRITE PAGE ****BY CLICKING HERE**** TO PURCHASE TICKETS. TO ANY OF THE CLASSES OR EVENTS.

Questions? Call or email: (475) 215-5582 ~ artsandnatureschool@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

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Our mission is to encourage a spirit of community, kindness, nurturing and creativity through the power of the arts by providing well-designed, play-based art classes, musical theater, Mommy & Me, birthday parties and more. We strive to bring out a child’s uniqueness and creative spirit while helping them develop respect for each other, nature and the world around them. Our focus is on developing a child’s self-esteem through fun, interactive and engaging classes provided by nurturing, experienced professionals.