Choreography & Character with Weary Arts Group

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Maianna, Age 9


Join experienced dance instructor Warkenda Williams-Casey of Weary Arts Group to learn and apply Laban’s Theories of Movement to analyze a character and better perform the characters they choose.  as well as be able to apply these theories of movement to choreography and everyday life.


Clubs meet weekly for one hour. Sign up for the whole month for discounted pricing.


Scholarships are available to students who qualify for reduced and free-lunch.


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Expectations and Goals

  • The student will choreograph pieces alone as well as in a group on a weekly basis.
  • The student will work to learn how to assess pieces of choreography based on qualities learned in class.
  • The student will keep a journal of the choreographic elements and how it applies to acting as well as their daily lives (to be completed daily).
  • The student will perform selected choreographic pieces for a full piece (the date and type of performance will be announced).

Required Materials

Optional Materials

  • Dance shoes (Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop)


About the Teacher:

Warkenda is an experienced dance teacher and certified interpreter for the Deaf. She studied Psychology and Special Education at Carson-Newman College. Warkenda has had the pleasure of training with directors, choreographers, and dancers from such notable companies as Alvin Ailey and the Nashville Ballet. She studied Vaganova method and Neoclassical (Balanchine) ballet technique, which continue to influence her teaching and choreography today.

About Weary Arts Group

Founded in 2014 by Calvin Oliver Weary, Weary Arts Group (WAG) has brought arts education to students of all ages. We believe that through our exceptional training in the arts, great leaders will be shaped in future careers. Our troupe is comprised of artists, educators, and leaders who each recognize the power of the arts.

​Our purpose is simple: to provide a creative environment.