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Ke Aloha O Na Noe'eau Saturday Classes 2022

THANK YOU to all that participated since January in our Saturday classes!

We hope to start again in January of 2023!


Online - In-Person - Hybrid! (Not all classes offered in all forms!)

A Cohort of four Hawaii High Schools courtesy of State of Hawaii GEER Grant

Castle, Kaimuki, Nanakuli and Baldwin High Schools!




Class Descriptions: 

Tap Dance (Grades 4-8) Jayla Wakabayashi: Give it a try! Meant for beginners and younger tappers, Ms Jayla will start at the very beginning wih the basics to get you tapping your morning away! Tap shoes are not necessary, but fun if you have them!


Musical Theatre (Grades 4 -8) Christie Brooke: Singing, Dancing, and Acting all at once! Ms Christie directs classic musical theatre songs, scenes and skits for experience, discovery and fun! For all levels, both individual and group work will be explored!


Creative Dance: (Grades K -3) Nyonda Lane: Simple, fun and lots of energy! All virtual only, Ms Nyonda leads the young ones with a wide variety of music genres, from the latest popular tunes to children's classics and even musical theatre ! A bit of everything and a few musical games to start your day!

Tap Dance (Grades 9-12) Kami Wakabayashi: Give it a try! Meant for both beginners and experienced tappers, Ms Kami will introduce and review ,as needed, the basics to get you tapping! Tap shoes are not necessary, but fun if you have them! Hybrid - your choice in person at Castle Dance Studio or online at your home!

Film Acting (Grades 7-12) Christie Brooke Acting on Film is quite different than stage acting and Miss Christie will show you the basics of presenting yourself on screen. Film vocabulary, film etiquette, and tricks of the trade, students will present scenes and monologues on screen in thsi all virtual class! Open to all levels of experience!

Theatre Set Construction (Grades 9-12) Karen Meyer In person only at Castle High School's Bright Theatre Scene Shop! The basics of set construction, painting, and building! Starting with shop safety, all the basics of backstage! Students must wear closed toed shoes and follow all safety procedures.

Tango and Swing (Grades 9-12)  Lance Sabado In person only at Castle High School's Dance Studio! You and a friend BOTH register! Hopefully keeping the same partner for all six sessions, covering the basics and all the fun of these two classic dances! In Person Only at Castle

Broadway Jazz (Grades 7-12) Logan Espiritu Dreams of Broadway? Dance your dreams learning the basics of Broadway dance with music from all types of Broadway shows, from classics to the latest shows to play the most popular street in Manhattan! Explore different styles and choreography that create musical theatre dance! In Person Only in Nankuli

Ballet: (Grades 7-12) Alex Durrant Each class is designed to address specific experience levels, Never danced ballet before? Learn the basics, the positions, the movements, basic form and choreography. Intermediate level is determined by experience, for those who have the prior knowledge just detailed. Continue your study of dance with technique and barré work, whether you choose to come to the Castle Dance Studio or take class from your own home.

Modern Dance (Grades 7-12) Logan Espiritu Come to the west side of Oahu for some dance exploring the use of movement for personal expression. Open to all types of dancers, regardless of experience level! Basic choreography, and principles of dance wll be introduced! 

In Person Only in Nanakuli.

Culinary Arts: Baking: (Grades 9-12) MJ Matsushita Baking is indeed an art and fresh baked goods sold at theatre concessions can support the performing arts well! Fenceline Baker MJ will take you step by step through many of her most popular recipes fro baked goods you can make in your own kitchen! This all virtual class will require specific ingredients and equipment each week, with some items being supplied.