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  • Basic Acting: Just the Beginning

    No need to worry about the "how to" of theater. Whether interested in Broadway or Community Theater, learn the basics of becoming a good actor or actress through character dynamics, acting and auditioning techniques. Imagination games and theater exercises will help you discover parts of your personality rarely explored. No acting experience required!
  • Chords are Key for Guitar

    Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar, but simply find it difficult to find the time? In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won’t have to take private lessons to do it. This crash course will teach you some basic chords and get you playing along with your favorite songs. Bring your acoustic guitar.
  • Chords are Key for Piano

    Some music teachers may not want you to know this, but you don’t need years of weekly lessons to learn piano. In just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give you years of musical enjoyment. How do we do it? While regular piano teachers teach note reading, piano professionals use chords. Learn all the chords needed to play any song in this one session. Any song. Any style. Any key. If you can find middle C and know the meaning of Every Good Boy Does Fine, you already know enough to enroll in this workshop.
  • Eagan Men's Chorus

    Directed by: Kathy Andrews Accompanist: IvaNell Monson The Eagan Men’s Chorus is a community chorus that performs throughout the Twin Cities area as a member of the Associated Male Choruses of America. New male vocalists are actively sought and need not live in Eagan. The men sing pop, patriotic, Broadway, spiritual, gospel and classical music. Two fundraising concerts are conducted yearly. Rehearsals are held September-May on Mondays from 7-8:30pm at Faith Covenant Church, 12921 Nicollet Avenue, Burnsville. For information on joining the chorus or to schedule a concert, phone Jim Andrews 651-451-7502. Visit www.eaganmenschorus.org. The Eagan Men’s Chorus is sponsored by Eagan Parks and Recreation and supported by District 196 Community Education, along with grants from Eagan Foundation and Eagan Rotary Club.  
  • Eagan Women of Note

    Directed by: Taylor Quinn Accompanist: Elise Molina Eagan Women of Note is a community-based choir composed of a diverse group of women of all ages. Women, ages 18 and older, who enjoy singing are welcome to join. You do not need to live in Eagan and no audition is required. Rehearsals are Monday evenings from 6:30-8:30 pm, September to May, at Falcon Ridge Middle School, Apple Valley. The choir performs at various venues including community and church events, senior centers and others. Holiday and spring concerts highlight the music performed throughout the year. New members are accepted in September and January. Dues are $60 per semester. For information on scheduling a performance, contact Patty at 612-462-0596.  Email for more information, including upcoming performances, eaganwomenofnote@gmail.com. Visit the website at www.eaganwomenofnote.org. Eagan Women of Note is supported by District 196 Community Education and Eagan Parks and Recreation.
  • Highland Guitar Ensemble for Adults (ages 18+)

    Do you love to play classical guitar in a group setting? Join this unique ensemble for weekly rehearsals to play and perform a variety of music scheduled throughout the year. Intermediate to advanced level music reading skills are recommended. No auditions. Bring your six-string classical guitar and plan to join the fun!
  • Performing Arts Senior Previews 2017-18

    District 196 Community Education Adult Services partners with District 196 high schools in offering free admission performing arts previews for retirees and persons with disabilities. Auditoriums are handicap accessible. If you wish to purchase tickets for other performances, please contact the school box office. Apple Valley High School14450 Hayes Road, Apple Valley        Box Office:  952-431-8208All performances begin at 3:00pm *Wheelchair seating is limited         Eagan High School4185 Braddock Trail, EaganBox Office: 651-683-6945All performances begin at 3:30pm    *Wheelchair seating is limited  Eastview High School6200 140thSt W, Apple ValleyBox Office: 952-431-8955All performances begin at 3:30pm            Rosemount High School3335 142ndSt W, RosemountBox Office: 651-423-7540All performances begin at 3:30pm          Wed, Nov 8: Fall Musical Thu, Sep 28: Peter and the StarcatcherWed, Dec 6: White Christmas Tue, Oct 10: Noises OffTue, Dec 5: How to Succeed in Business Without Even Trying Wed, Oct 11: Fall PlayWed, Nov 29: On Stage
  • Performing on Broadway: Just for the Fun of It

    Learn the music, drama and dance of the Broadway musical. Devour a smorgasbord of Broadway songs for the pure pleasure of it, while using professional vocal techniques. Imagine your name in lights on the marquee, just for the fun of it! 
  • South of the River Community Band

    Co-Directed by: Erin Winchell & Jeremy MorganNow in its 26th year, the South of the River Community Band is a 60 to 65 member inter-generational band. Teens through older adults are welcome. No auditions are required.Rehearsals are Sunday afternoons, September to May, from 4:30-6pm at Black Hawk Middle School (BHMS), 1540 Deerwood Drive in Eagan. Band members enjoy playing and performing an assortment of music, including marches, Big Band, classical, popular, jazz and more. Performances are presented throughout the year, including summer concerts in parks.Annual membership dues are $35 per person or $50 per family. Members are asked to purchase a band shirt to wear at concerts. if you would like to join please go to our website and read the information on the "How to Join" page.For more information about the band or upcoming concerts, visitwww.southoftheriverband.orgor call Community Education, 651-423-7925.Supported by District 196 Community Education.
  • Velvet Tones

    Directed by: Rich ClausenThe Velvet Tones, community choral group for 18 years, is composed of members ages 55 and older. Over 30 yearly concerts are conducted to a variety of audiences that feature pop standards, Broadway, holiday and patriotic music. Rehearsals are September to May, Wed, 10am, Apple Valley Senior Center, 14601 Hayes Road, Apple Valley. There are no auditions. Yearly membership dues are $20 per person, plus additional costs for a performance vest and summer shirt. For information about joining or scheduling a concert, call 952-432-1081, email velvettones@gmail.com or visit www.velvettones.org. Supported by District 196 Community Education, Apple Valley Parks and Recreation, Apple Valley Senior Center, Apple Valley American Legion Post 1776, Apple Valley Foundation and White Funeral Home.