Interactive Academy

The Interactive Academy is partnering with the FAAE to provide arts education classes across the state of Florida.

Acting For Dancers

Dancers will discover how their unique skills can be utilized in training to be a better actor. As a dancer the experience of repetitive exercises and discipline gives them a foundation of physical strength, flexibility, memory and focus. These abilities are valuable assets when striving to become a commercial, theater and/or film actor. Students will be guided through and participate in exercises/games in a nonjudgmental supportive environment. See details.

8/ 1hr. classes
Myles Thoroughgood
Myles has over 30 years of experience as a Dance Educator, Dancer, Actor, Choreographer and Director.

Storytelling with a Magical Mask Performance

Aimed to enhance multi-cultural, Asian or Japanese Culture for students of all ages.

One session
Kuniko Yamamoto
A native of Japan, Kuniko Yamamoto received her Bachelor of Psychology from Otani University of Kyoto, Japan in 1983, then started performing professionally in her hometown of Osaka where she grew up studying traditional dance, music and theater.

Capoeira- Brazilian Martial Arts for Kids & Families

Capoeira (pronounced cap-o-way-da) classes combine martial art and self-defense techniques with fitness, acrobatics, music, dance, percussive instruments, language, culture, important life skills, and fun games! We offer a super fun positive and engaging program and the great opportunity to try something new! See details.

8/ 1hr. classes
Lazaro Santos and Jessica Wernett
CBP was founded by Capoeira Master, Lazaro Santos in 1995. He has devoted over 40 years of his life to Capoeira and using it as a vehicle for maximizing human potential.

Composer's Lab

Composer’s Lab is a course for students of music and music lovers of all ages. Each session will focus on a particular composer in the context of their environment, and that composer’s favorite techniques that make their voice recognizable yet fresh. See details.

12/ 1hr. classes
Sergei Kossenko
Sergei is a composer, pianist, producer, and educator living in Orlando, Florida.

Elementary Art for Young Artists

Together we will work through many areas of art, varying from art history to creative projects. Studio Sessions will be spent making projects and are announced in days prior, so students can prepare materials. See details.

36 classes
Samantha Dallett
Samantha is an Elementary School Art Teacher started as an Artist in Residence with the Non-profit Arts Alive Nassau.

Beginner Irish Dance Lessons for Children & Adults

Students will learn the basics of Irish Traditional Step Dance from posture, timing, feet placement to the rhythms, music and lively footwork. The culture of Ireland will be promoted in our class and you will grow to love this unique art form that dates back for many centuries. See details.

8/ 1hr. classes
Sarah Costello
Sarah a professional Irish Dancer and Musician who has taken the role of lead dancer and dance captain with prestigious Irish Dance Troupes. Organization: Central Florida Irish Dance

Magic with Ravelli

Students will discover the secrets and learn how to perform 2 or 3 Magic tricks with common objects that you find around the house, explained step by step in a fun and easy way. See details.

30 magic tricks
Ravelli Sanchez
Ravelli is a versatile and multi-talented entertainer specializing in magic and international folk music for young and grown-up audiences since 1984. Organization: Interactive Academy

The World Turned Upside Down – The American Revolution

Grades 4 and 5 (also middle school)
This is a set of six videos - Yankee Doodle, Cause and Effect, Fife & Drum, Review and the Declaration, and the Symphony (intro and performance). See details.

Full set of videos
Donna Wissinger
Flutist Donna Wissinger has been called a 'flutist of rare gifts' by the New York Times. Her concerts include acclaimed solo recitals on the mainstages of Carnegie Hall and on the equally renowned Glinka Capella in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Literacy in Action!

Integrating Sound, Movement, and Culturally Relevant Visual Text to Promote Literacy and Language in Children. See details.

One session
Bridget Lyons
Bridget Lyons is the Arts/Literacy Educator for the Learning Alliance in Vero Beach.

How to Create an Instructional Video

Professional Development for Teachers and Teaching Artists
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Full set of videos
Jay Arbolario
Jay Arbolario is a music teacher in Los Angeles and a frequent presenter for Little Kids Rock.