Sing, Say, Dance, Play with Weary Arts Group

BGL really has distance learning figured out.

Maianna, Age 9


Join experienced dance instructor Warkenda Williams-Casey of Weary Arts Group in an adventure in dance and music.  In this class, the student will learn music, dance and choreographic ideas by starting with what they do naturally…play!  Playing with musical and movement concepts releases experimentation and personal expression as the student becomes more confident and life-long artists and creative problem solvers.


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 students will move their bodies in creative ways using the Orff Schulwerk method to explore and create their own choreography.
  • The students will be exposed to a variety of children’s’ literature and dance genres
  • The students will learn basic dance terminology


Required Materials

  • Clothing that is easy to move in
  • A happy heart
  • A curious mind


Optional Materials

  • Dance clothing and shoes


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.