All of our classes are taught by community artists and are offered at competitive prices. We offer private lessons, classes and workshops. Our list of current classes and upcoming showcases are listed below.

Be sure to check back here often as classes and events are continuously added. If you are interested in teaching a class, contact us and we’ll help you get your class off the ground!

For more information on any class listed below, be sure to check the description first for instructor contact information, as they handle all class details including scheduling, pricing, and supply lists.

The Cultural Center team DOES NOT handle registration for classes.


SPRING CLASSES


Theatre

Theatre Classes

Tuesdays for 3rd-6th Grades | 4 – 5 p.m. | April Registration
Thursdays for 7th-12th Grades | 4 – 5:30 p.m. | April Registration
$30/Session per student

Theatre director Tim St. Clair, II will teach two levels of regular theatre classes: one every Tuesday from 4 – 5 p.m. for 3rd-6th grades, and one every Thursday from 4 – 5:30 p.m. for 7th-12th grades. Acting, singing, dancing – we will be covering it all!

Tim started the Mauldin Youth Theatre program in 2017 and has been directing sold-out shows at the Cultural Center ever since. He has worked in local theatres across the Upstate since 2010. Tim has also put the spotlight on Upstate artists on his YouTube channel with Upstate Sings!, a group dedicated to bringing performers together with digital musical performances.

Registration Links Above | Tim St. Clair, II | [email protected] | p. 864.404.3290


Shag Lessons

Carolina Shag Lessons

Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. | Beginner Class
Thursdays at 7:15 p.m. | Beginner II Class
$30/student/4-week session
$10/person/session (Beginner II class only)
No pre-registration necessary | Pay on first day of class
***NO CLASSES IN MAY 2022***

Learn your state dance from Professional Shaggers, members of the Greenville Area Shaggers Hall of Fame and the SC Shaggers Hall of Fame, Jeff and Dede Ward!

You do not have to have a partner to learn how to shag. Classes are 4-week sessions starting the first Thursday of each month.

In the beginner classes, learn the basic step, female turn, male turn and the shag start. In Beginner II classes, learn classic Carolina Shag steps including the bellyroll, hip step, boogie walk, pivot, trail, sugarfoot, basic variations, and many more.

View the Flier | Dede Ward | [email protected] | p. 864.238.2960


Dance

Social Dance

Fridays | Beginning February 18, 2022
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
$120/student/6-week series | Register

Learn formal Ballroom technique and etiquette, as well as Latin and Swing social dances. This class is for ages 13-17.

Taylor Studios Dance Academy is a place for emerging artists to grow in dance technique and artistry. Taylor Studios believes that technique enhances artistic expression by expanding an artist’s ability to create; technique is a vehicle for artistry, not artistry itself. Taylor Studios believes that it is never too late to become a dance artist, because artistry is ageless; and that artists have a responsibility to be excellent rather than perfect – excellent in character, health, and craft.

Classes at Taylor Studios Dance Academy teach comprehensive movement ideas from a holistic perspective, and a belief that dance is best learned from the inside out and should be sustainable for a lifetime. Classes are best suited for intrinsically motivated students who have a love of learning.

Taylor Studios | [email protected]


Dance

Dance Lab

Fridays | February 18 – March 25, 2022
Dance Lab 1A: 2:00 – 3:30 p.m., ages 10-17
Dance Lab 1B: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m., ages 10-13
Dance Lab 1C: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., ages 13-17
$150/student/6-week series | Register

This 6-week class will help students establish a foundation for dance artistry. Students in Dance Lab will explore the fundamentals of ballet, modern, and jazz movement techniques as well as improvisation and choreographic ideas to give students a holistic platform to begin their dance-artists journey.

Taylor Studios Dance Academy is a place for emerging artists to grow in dance technique and artistry. Taylor Studios believes that technique enhances artistic expression by expanding an artist’s ability to create; technique is a vehicle for artistry, not artistry itself. Taylor Studios believes that it is never too late to become a dance artist, because artistry is ageless; and that artists have a responsibility to be excellent rather than perfect – excellent in character, health, and craft.

Classes at Taylor Studios Dance Academy teach comprehensive movement ideas from a holistic perspective, and a belief that dance is best learned from the inside out and should be sustainable for a lifetime. Classes are best suited for intrinsically motivated students who have a love of learning.

Taylor Studios | [email protected]


Painting with Fabric

Painting with Fabric

$35/Session per student
Tuesday, March 8 | 7 – 8 p.m. | Register Today

If you can sew on a button, you can create your own unique slow-stitched 5″x 7″ greeting card / frame-able art. Sign up for this one-day class today!

Pam Pennington | [email protected]

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Auditions

Soap Carving Class

First Saturdays of each month
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
$5 | Call 864.716.0046 to Register

The Piedmont Wood Carvers Club is offering Soap Carving Classes for ages 5 years and up (must be accompanied by a parent or guardian). The class will be 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month at the Mauldin Cultural Center. The cost is $5 for supplies.

Interested students must pre-register and pay. To sign up, contact Gay Greer at (864) 716-0046.

Details | Gay Greer | p. 864.716.0046


Mauldin City Singers

Choir Mask 

Choir Mask

$10.00

Buy now

Mauldin City Singers Community Choir

Rehearsals every Thursday beginning January 13, 2022
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Spring Registration cut off date is February 14, 2022
$25/year | Register

Pam Mayfield, retired choral music teacher from Mauldin High School, directs the Mauldin City Singers, a community choir open to everyone age 16 and up. All genres of music are explored through this group, including classics, sacred, gospel, folk, pop, showtunes, and more. Mauldin City Singers will perform two concerts each year, one at Christmas and one in the spring. Pam invites anyone interested to sign up!

Participants are encouraged but not required to purchase a choir-specific mask, which allows for a safe singing environment.

Details | Pam Mayfield | [email protected]
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January – May
Days and hours vary
Schedule | Register

Looking to try your hand at graphite, ink, acrylic, oils, pastel, or watercolor? Join one of The Art Haven’s classes. They offer classes for children (grades 1-5), teens and adults that can be customized to fit your schedule. Each class will focus on a different medium and technique based on various styles of art. The class sizes are small, with interactive instruction that provides individual attention to each student. Whether you are a novice or an advanced artist, The Art Haven will create an environment in which you can grow in your creativity and artistic pursuits. The Art Haven is a family-owned business providing experienced art classes for the Greater Greenville community since 1996. Owners Susan Wilson and daughter Michelle Hyer have a wealth of expertise and a true passion for the arts.

Details | Susan Wilson | [email protected] | p. 864.395.6946


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January – May
Days and hours vary
Schedule | Register

Get creative with The Art Haven’s pottery lessons. They offer classes for children (grades 1-5), teens and adults that can be customized to fit your schedule. The class sizes are small, with interactive instruction that provides individual attention to each student. Whether you are a novice or an advanced artist, The Art Haven will create an environment in which you can grow in your creativity and artistic pursuits. The Art Haven is a family-owned business providing experienced art classes for the Greater Greenville community since 1996. Owners Susan Wilson and daughter Michelle Hyer have a wealth of expertise and a true passion for the arts.

Details | Michelle Hyer | [email protected] | p. 864.395.6946


YEAR-ROUND CLASSES

Guitar Lessons

Year-round, hours vary
Register

Taught by Brandon Dyke, the Mauldin Cultural Center hosts a wide range of classes, including guitar ensemble, rock improvising, and music theory. You can also bring a friend or family member and take paired guitar lessons, which continue to offer more individualized attention than a larger class would, but can add extra fun and motivation as you learn along with someone else. Brandon offers both group and private lessons.

Details | Brandon Dyke | [email protected] | p. 864.915.0724


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Wood Carving

Weekly carve-in | Wednesdays, year-round | 2:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Monthly Members Business Meeting | 3rd Saturday
Details

The Piedmont Wood Carvers Club hosts a carve-in every Wednesday evening, 2 – 8 p.m. This unstructured carving session does not require a membership. They also host a monthly Members Business Meeting on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Throughout the year, they host workshops and special classes ranging from intaglio relief to pyrography. Stay tuned to their schedule for upcoming workshops.

Details | Charlie Arnold | [email protected]
Gay Greer | [email protected] | p.864.716.0046