St. Luke's United Methodist Church

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8:00, 9:30, and 11:00 a.m. - Traditional
9:30 and 11:00 a.m. - Contemporary

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4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road
Orlando, FL 32819
407.876.4991

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“Take pART” 2019, A Festival of the Arts

June 29, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Join us for our 2nd Annual “Take pART” Festival of the Arts!

“Take pART” is a free event open to everyone! Art lovers and creatives will enjoy a stroll through “Artist Alley” to view artwork in the Fine Art Gallery. Drop in on one of the featured artistic demonstrations and workshops, make and take your own artwork, or experience what it’s like to create one of our theatre productions! New this year will be painting and music workshops for kids.

For questions or to get involved, contact connect@st.lukes.org.

*Please note, artwork, jewelry, or crafts will not be sold during Take pART. We encourage vendors to attend this fun event and draw creativity from the experience.

Click here to read the full Call for Artist

WORKSHOPS

Beginner Salsa Dance Class

Learn the basic steps of salsa in this fun, upbeat rhythmic class. It features the movement and music from the Caribbean islands, such as Cuba and Puerto Rico. You will learn how to dance it alone or with a partner. Get ready to move those feet!

Instructor – Jessica Williams

Creative Movement Dance Class(for ages 2 to 5 years)

A fun and upbeat class where we explore dance, music, rhythm, coordination and balance to enhance your child’s cognitive, kinetic and emotional skills. Barefeet or ballet shoes are recommended.

Instructor – Crystal Edwards

Hip Hop Dance Class(for ages 6 to 10 years)

This energetic class explores rhythm, coordination, precision and control through age-appropriate movements set to fun upbeat music. Tennis shoes, jazz shoes, or barefeet are recommended.

Instructor – Crystal Edwards 

Contemporary Dance Class  (Intermediate/Advanced)

This momentum-based class will keep you moving throughout, promising ample time for big movement and artistic exploration.This contemporary style of dance explores the world up side down through athletic movement

combining elements of modern, jazz, and ballet techniques.

*Dance experience recommended

Instructor – Crystal Edwards

Click Here to Sign Up for Workshops

MEET THE INSTRUCTORS

Jessica Williams

Jessica majored in Liberal Arts Dance at Northern Essex College. She danced at Sea World’s Shamu’s Breakfast directed by Muffet Baker. She also toured the United States with Cirque Magnifique as a Lead Dancer, directed by John Knock. She has been a Dance Instructor at Columbus Center Dance Academy for 18 years, teaching Ballet ,Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop and Salsa. She is the proud Mother of two, and happily married to Rickey Williams.

Crystal Edwards

Crystal holds a BFA in dance and a minor in mass communications from the University of Florida, where she gained invaluable training and a love for using the arts to push boundaries and challenge people. From the young age of 3 it was apparent that Crystal would rather be upside down than right side up. In her small town of Satellite Beach she grew up dancing in her local studio, which started the path for her journey as an artist. She continued that path at the University of Florida and into her professional dance career performing across the United States and world. Crystal currently serves as the Managing Director and a mover in Minneapolis based Black Label Movement. She has danced professionally for Black Label Movement (Minneapolis), Moving Current Dance Collective (Tampa), and toured nationally and internationally with Diavolo Dance Theater (Los Angeles). As a guest artist she performed with Red Right Return (Orlando) and has performed in local Orlando dance productions as well as at Immerse in downtown Orlando. Crystal has worked as a guest teaching artist at Hamline University, Winona State University, College of Saint Benedict, and The University of North Texas and her choreography has been recognized at ACDFA Nationals in Washington D.C. as well as presented by Sarasota Contemporary Dance (Sarasota). Crystal is an arts administrator and educator passionate about arts education and integration. Locally she works for Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts as an Outreach Teaching Artist and in the School of Arts. She also works for Mad Cow Theatre as a Creative Consultant and Choreographer and Creative City Project as the Programming Director. Along with her many arts roles, she is also a wife and mother to two beautiful children.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Volunteers are needed to serve as:

Click the links above to sign up. Email connect@st.lukes.org with any questions!


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