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 Office of Cultural Affairs DOES NOT handle registration for classes.


SPRING CLASSES


TheatreTheatre Classes

Thursdays, 2021
4:00 p.m.
$30/Session per student | Register

Regular theater classes taught by Tim St. Clair, II will start in January, 2021 every Thursday at 4:00 p.m. Acting, singing, dancing… we will be covering it all! For middle school through adult ages. Email [email protected] to enroll! Space is limited.

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.

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


Theatre Master Dance Class

March 6th & 13th
4:30pm-6:30pm
$20 per student | Register

Enhance your dance performance with Kristofer Parker! What does it take to have all eyes on you when you dance? In this master class, you will learn audition technique, storytelling through your body, and learn choreography with a wide range of styles followed by individual critiques. By the end of this master class, you will have what it takes to become a stronger mover and stand out on the stage! Kristofer has over 20 years of dance training in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Modern and Lyrical. He’s gotten to use his gift in performing in musical theatre across the southeast and as a choreographer in the Upstate, including for the Mauldin Youth Theatre.

Email [email protected] to enroll! Space is limited.

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.

Kristofer Parker | [email protected]


AuditionsPrivate Voice Lessons

January – May
Days and Hours Vary
45min lessons: $200/mon
1-hour lessons: $240/mon
Register by Email

In private singing lessons, you will get a more intensive lesson on the techniques of singing. You will learn to be a strong solo singer and performer as long as you are willing to practice!

You will learn the proper techniques of singing as well as create your own style. Student have the opportunity to work on songs that they like from several genres including pop, country, broadway and contemporary Christian.

Singing is like learning a sport, you learn one step and then move to the next. In these lessons, you’ll also learn stage presence to get a feel for what professional singing is like. Contact Cindy for lessons.

Cindy Overfield possesses a bachelor of Music Degree from Mars Hill University specializing in Music Education and Vocal Instruction. After college, Cindy worked in music business and as a singing coach in Nashville TN for many years. In addition to this she has enhanced her teaching knowledge by studying various teaching methods. She is an experienced singer/songwriter and has performed regularly both in the recording studio and with bands and feels these experiences make her a better teacher. With over 20 years of teaching and consulting experience Cindy has worked with professional vocalists from locations across both the United States and Canada, including Miss Indiana, recording artists, Kenny Chesney, Jeff Carson, and Jump 5, Pure NRG, Rick Heil of Sonic Flood and many professional singers and songwriters.

Details | Cindy Overfield | [email protected] | p. 615.337.4185


portfolio_MMArtMulti-Media Arts

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


portfolio_potteryPottery

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

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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

Year round, hours vary

The Piedmont Wood Carvers Club hosts a carve-in every Wednesday evening, 6 – 8 p.m. This unstructured carving session does not require a membership. They also host a monthly carve-in on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and also does not require a membership.

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

Details | David Fisher | [email protected] | 864.268.3619