classes

The Arts School offers group classes for students in art, drama, piano, and strings.  


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Paint Brush   Art Adventures

"Mini Masterpieces"

In this class, young artists will explore various art styles through projects inspired by a diverse collection of famous artists past and present from around the world.


Grades: 3-5

Day/Time - Thursdays, 3:15-4:45

Class begins Thursday (to be announced)

Location - Prince of Peace Christian School Art Room

Tuition - $340 - Includes tuition for 15 classes, supplies, and a t-shirt

Instructor - Megan Aguilar




Music   Group Piano Class - First Grade and Up - TBD




Theater Masks   Musical Theater Intensive: Perform with the Pros!
Students will be cast in famous musical selections from shows like Fiddler On the Roof, Newsies, Matilda, and more! This fast & fun class will culminate in the performance of a musical theater review alongside professional DFW actors. All proceeds from the performance will go towards a summer 2022 production at POPCS in collaboration with Samantha’s professional theater company, Plague Mask Players, and summer POPCS students. Come learn to sing and act like a Broadway pro!


Grades: 2-12

Location: Prince of Peace Christian School Choir Room

Tuition - $125

Instructors: Jami Calatozzo & Samantha Calatozzo Cobb

Class & Performance Dates:

Thursday, October 14, 2021, 3:15-5:15 pm

Thursday, October 21, 2021, 3:15-5:15 pm

Thursday, October 28, 2021, 3:15-5:15 pm

Thursday, November 4, 2021, 3:15-5:15 pm

Saturday, November 6, 2021, All day with professionals

Thursday, November 11, 2021, 3:15-5:15 pm

Friday, November 12, 2021 - Dress Rehearsal

Saturday, November 13, 2021 - Optional Rehearsal; EVENING SHOW 7:00 pm




Theater Masks  POP Players - Children's Theater

Is your child overly dramatic or a shower singer? Then POP PLAYERS is the class for them! POP Players Children's Theater focuses on building confidence through singing, dancing, and acting. Our classes culminate in a musical theater production. Come join our creative adventure this semester!

For more information please contact jami.calatozzo@popcs.org.


Note: Re-enrollment for spring is not required for students who were enrolled in POP Players for the fall semester.


Grades K-1 - "Toys"

Did you know that there is just enough holiday magic on Christmas Eve to bring the toys under the tree to life for just one night? While you are fast asleep the toy soldiers are marching and dolls are playing. Come discover the shenanigans they get themselves into while you’re dreaming.


Day/Time - Mondays, 3:00-4:00

Class begins Monday, August 23, 2021

Location - Prince of Peace Christian School Choir Room

Tuition - $210

Instructor - Jami Calatozzo

Performance: Thursday, December 2, 2021, 6:00 pm



Grades 2-5 - "The Wonderland of Oz"

The Toto-ly Oz-som adventures of two storybook lands colliding in a Wonderland whirlwind!


Day/Time - Tuesdays, 3:00-5:00

Class begins Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Location - Prince of Peace Christian School Choir Room

Tuition - $266

Instructor - Jami Calatozzo

Dress Rehearsal: Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 4:30-6:00 pm

Performances: 

Thursday, December 2, 2021, 8:30 am chapel presentation

Thursday, December 2, 2021, 7:15 pm




Theater Masks   Single Sword Stage Combat Workshop

Wanna learn a lightsaber fight sequence? ⚔️

The workshop will walk participants through the standard sword positions followed by the teaching of a choreographed fight (to a scene from Shakespeare’s Star Wars!). After spending time polishing these fights, our fighters will get their final fight performance filmed and sent to them. This workshop will also be great practice for those wanting to take the SAFD certification test!


Grades: 9th-adult

Day/Time - Saturday, August 7, 2021, 9 am - 12:00 pm

Instructors - Seth Monhollon and Samantha Calatozzo Cobb

Location - Prince of Peace Christian School Auditorium

Tuition - $50




Music   Suzuki Group/Theory Class - Violin and Viola

Suzuki group classes reinforce concepts and repertoire introduced in private lessons. Depending on the level of the group, it may include such things as pre-Twinkle songs, instrumental position games, review of Suzuki repertoire in an ensemble setting, note-reading on the student's instrument, or playing Suzuki and supplemental repertoire in multiple parts.


Suzuki group classes are only offered to students enrolled in Suzuki private instruction. All Suzuki students must enroll in group class for the duration of the school year. Please consult with your private teacher regarding placement.


Location: Prince of Peace Christian School Choir Room


45-minute classes - $15 per class

60-minute classes - $20 per class

75-minute classes - $25 per class


Instructor - Andrea Martinson-Venincasa




Alternate Pencil   Enrollment

Enrollment for the 2021-22 school year begins Sunday, August 1. All new and returning students must enroll by completing the online enrollment form found by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page. The Arts School accepts new enrollments year round.


A non-refundable registration fee of $50 will be due at the beginning of the semester. Please see enrollment form regarding payment options.


Please note that The Arts School instructors will not collect enrollments or payments of any kind. 



cash  Payment Policy

Group classes at The Arts School follow a predetermined schedule. Because of the nature of the group class setting, The Arts School will not be able to reimburse for missed classes, and make-up classes will not be available. In the event that the instructor of the class is not available or the class is canceled due to inclement weather, the class will be made up.



Alternate Calendar   The Arts School Year

The school year at The Arts School is divided into two main sessions, one in the fall and one in the spring. The Arts School also offers lessons in an abbreviated summer session. The 2021-22 school year begins on August 23, 2021 and runs through May 20, 2022. Summer lessons will be offered from May 31 - August 12, 2022.



Snowflake   Inclement Weather and School Closings

The Arts School follows the inclement weather policy of Prince of Peace Christian School. Please listen to local radio and TV broadcasts for up-to-date information concerning school closings. If the campus remains open and available on a day when lessons have been cancelled, special arrangements may be made on an individual basis between the student and the instructor to have a lesson. When inclement weather does develop, The Arts School reserves the right to cancel lessons for the remainder of the day. Please visit the POPCS website or call the school office (972) 447-0532 for additional information.



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