Partnership with Fieldcrest & the Matteson Community Center

Fieldcrest and the MCC (Matteson Community Center) have joined forces to offer a diverse range of performing arts classes aimed at nurturing the talents of students, fostering well-rounded performers, and enabling artistic growth. This program encompasses various disciplines, including Acting, Modeling, and a vibrant array of dance styles, such as Ballet, Hip-Hop, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical and Contemporary. 

FIELDCREST CLASSES BEGIN: June 15th - August 19th
Classes Start Saturday, June 15th. 


Our Acting classes provide a comprehensive curriculum designed to help students develop their acting skills and confidence on the stage. The program covers various aspects of acting including:

Pantomime: Learn the art of storytelling through gestures, expressions, and body language. 
Theater Games: Engage in interactive exercises that promote creativity, teamwork, and improvisation skills. 
Improvisation: Sharpen your quick-thinking abilities and spontaneity through improvisational exercises. 
Acting Technique: Explore the fundamental principles and techniques of acting. 
Musical Theater: Exploring the unique challenges and joys of performing in musicals. 
Performance: Showcasing your skills in front of an audience and refining your stage presence. 

In our Modeling classes, students will learn the art of modeling and how to carry themselves with confidence. The curriculum includes:

Runway Walk: Perfecting the graceful and confident runway walk, essential for fashion shows. 
Pivots: Learning the techniques for turning elegantly on the runway. 
Posture: Develop good posture and poise to make a lasting impression. 
Dress for Success: Understanding fashion and how to choose clothing that suits your style

Our Dance classes cater to both beginners and advanced students, offering a wide variety of dance styles to choose from: 

Ballet: Classical ballet is taught using the Cecchetti method, focusing on grace, precision, and technique. 
Hip-Hop: Explore the world of structure street dance, performed to hip-hop music, while learning impressive moves. 
Tap: Make music with your feet by mastering the rhythmic and percussive art of tap dancing. 
Jazz: Dive into the energetic and expressive world of jazz dance, featuring dynamic movement and syncopated rhythms. 
Contemporary/Modern: Blend different dance styles to create a unique and fluid form of expression. 
Lyrical: Learn to tell a story through movement, combining dance techniques with emotional storytelling.
Majorette-HBCU Style: This is a style of dance that originated at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the United States. It is a combination of West African Jazz, hip-hop, ballet, and kickline dancing, and it's a high-energy style of dance. 
Adult Jazz Class: Dive into the world of jazz, where movement meets expression. Whether you're a seasoned dancer or just starting, this class is tailored for adults of all levels. Immerse yourself in the joy of jazz, build strength, and flexibility, and connect with fellow enthusiasts. 

Join us at MCC for Fieldcrest Performing Arts classes to embark on an exciting journey of self-expression, creativity, and skill development in the world of performing arts.