Other Workshops and Classes in the Lake Sunapee Region:

All Arts:

New London Recreation Department- New London  526-6401
 Adventures in Learning

Visual Arts:

The Library Arts Center - Newport  863-3040  
AVA Gallery - Lebanon, NH 448-3117
Wellhouse Farm Pottery   611 New  London Rd Springfield 763-8756
A.R.T.S. Adaptive clay classes for children w/ special needs N Sutton 603-927-4050
Wingdoodle - Warner 456-3515

Zentagle Workshops 456-3515   

Dance:

Dance Arts Academy 763.0589
Kearsarge Conservatory of the Performing Arts  456-3294  
Jenkins Dance & Gymnastics Center  542-9413 OR 763-4435
Library Arts Center  863-3040  
The Newport Ballroom  863-2222


​​All workshops will be held at Whipple Hall: 429 Main Street, New London, unless otherwise noted. 

Please enter through the Center for the Arts entrance on Seamans Road.
To register for classes, click on the link below class descriptions.


Questions? Please email info@centerfortheartsnh.org 

Workshops and Classes                                                                                                                Adult Arts     

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Rumba for Beginners with Natalie Mavor Miles at Whipple Hall
4 week workshop (4 sessions)
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, April 9th
Monday, April 16th
Monday, April 23rd
Monday, April 30th


Cost: $40 single, $80 per couple. No partner required
Ages: 18 and older
Location: Whipple Hall (429 Main Street, New London)

The Rumba is often referred to as the “dance of love”. It is a non-progressive dance which features a hip action known as “Cuban Motion”. It is danced to slow, romantic music with a Latin beat. Rumba is derived from the Afro-Caribbean dance “Son” and has been popular in this country as a ballroom dance since the 1930’s. No experience necessary.







Foxtrot for Beginners with Natalie Mavor Miles at Whipple Hall
4 week workshop (4 sessions)
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, May 7th
Monday, May 14th
Monday, May 21st
Monday, May 28th

Cost: $40 single, $80 per couple. No partner required
Ages: 18 and older
Location: Whipple Hall (429 Main Street, New London)

The Fox trot is the dance of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. This dance originated in 1913 when a vaudeville performer by the name of Harry Fox performed a little trot. This smooth and elegant dance is extremely versatile and can be danced to a variety of musical styles. It is the easiest smooth dance and is popular with beginners and advanced dancers alike. No experience necessary.








Photography workshop with Larry Harper at Tracy Memorial Library

One day workshop (1 sesssion)

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Wednesday, May 30th


Cost: $40
Ages: 18 and older
Location: Tracy Memorial Library (304 Main St, New London)


Take outstanding pictures with the right camera settings, right composition, and right lighting. Learn tricks the pros use. This class offers hands-on learning and practice with your own camera. You must bring your camera - preferably a DSLR, or a point and shoot. Please also bring your camera manual or a PDF equivalent. 

Class will be held at the Tracy Library Meeting Room
*This class is not a library sponsored program*







Salsa for Beginners with Natalie Mavor Miles at Whipple Hall
4 week workshop (4 sessions)
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, June 4th
Monday, June 11th
Monday, June 18th
Monday, June 25th

Cost: $40 single, $80 per couple. No partner required
Ages: 18 and older
Location: Whipple Hall (429 Main Street, New London)

A truly great club dance found in dance clubs that play Latin music. Salsa as a dance style began in New York in the Latino dance clubs in the 1960’s and 1970’s. It is a mix of many Latin dances, but it most closely resembles Mambo. It is fun, accessible, and sexy. Both the music and the dance continue to evolve in the Salsa clubs of New York, Los Angeles and beyond. No experience necessary.








Tango for Beginners with Natalie Mavor Miles at Whipple Hall
4 week workshop (4 sessions)
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, July 9th
Monday, July 16th
Monday, July 23rd
Monday, July 30th


Cost: $40 single, $80 per couple. No partner required
Ages: 18 and older
Location: Whipple Hall (429 Main Street, New London)

The Tango evolved as a ballroom dance from the sultry Argentine Tango danced in the bordellos of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It emerged as a highly passionate dance, one that the respectable classes of society shunned. The American style Tango is characterized by a close hold and sharp movements and has a staccato feel. No experience necessary.






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