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The River offers Saturday classes in Tap Dance, Vocal Ensemble, Studio Painting, and Broadway Techniques throughout the fall.

Class Descriptions

Tap Dance: This class focuses on students developing coordination, sense of time, and basic tap dancing vocabulary all while sharing in the joy of dance.

Vocal Ensemble: Students discover how to use their voice, improve diction, be part of a team, and follow a conductor in an interactive and social environment.

Studio Painting: This class encourages exploration through the traditional techniques of painting, including color theory, still life, and landscape painting.

Broadway Techniques: Using Broadway repertoire, students learn the building blocks of acting, staging, and rehearsal tools to grow as performers.

To download a registration application for any of our Fall Saturday classes, click here.

The River Performing and Visual Arts Center Register Online
Fall Classes – ages 4-7


Fall Classes – ages 8-12


Fall Classes – ages 13-18


Fall Classes – ages 19-YA


The River – Enrollment Information


Tuition: $150 per Class
Non-refundable Registration Fee: $25 per student
Insufficient Funds Fee: $25

Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.


Unless otherwise noted, all classes are offered at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center located at 1475 West Gray St.


Although there are no restrictions based on diagnosis or mobility, River staff reserves the right to withdraw a student from the program if they pose a safety risk to themselves or others; if the student is unwilling to stay in the classroom the majority of class time, and/or if the student frequently disrupts classroom activities. The River has a zero-tolerance policy for violence.

Cancellation Policy

The River Performing and Visual Arts Center does not provide refunds partial or full once enrolled in a class with out approval of The River staff. Should a conflict occur before a scheduled class begins, students may transfer into a later session.

Nurse and Medical Information

A licensed nurse is on duty. Please provide detailed medical information on the Registration Form along with this allergy form if applicable. If medication needs to be dispensed, this permission form must be completed.

Confirmation of Registration

You will be emailed a packet that includes a confirmation of registration and information about dress and other important program facts.

Financial Aid

Assistance is available through the Binstock Financial Fund and is based on financial need.

In order to be considered, please complete the following:

  1. Complete the online Scholarship Form or download the Financial Aid Application.

  2. Your 2018 tax return

  3. Complete the Registration Form above and Submit the Registration Fee. This must be submitted in order to be considered.

Funds are limited and awards are made for partial or full tuition based on the students’ need and the availability of funds. Awards are not transferable to other students or other semesters.

All recipients are required to complete an end of semester evaluation and submit a thank you note to the Binstock Financial Aid Fund.

If you need assistance registering please contact us at or 713.520.1220