Charles Dickens’ 'A Christmas Carol'

Interactive theatre experience for the whole family featuring
sumptuous desserts, delicious hot chocolate and wonderful wine.

December 16
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


SWING DANCE with Emily Vanston

Intermediate/Advanced swing lessons from 6:30 - 7:30
Free Intro/beginner lesson for new dancers from 7:30 - 8:00
Swing Dance Party starts at 8pm featuring Crazy Feet.

December 15 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm


Annual Holiday Concert

Sunday, December 17 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

with Jim Bacon, Sheila Hamilton, and Sara Williams

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Unison Arts Center

Unison Arts is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to enriching
cultural life and community in NY’s Mid-Hudson Valley by making high
quality arts, performances and educational programs accessible to all

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TAI CHI with Martha Cheo

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 27, 2018

Tai Chi Chuan is an ancient Chinese healing and martial art. Its slow and graceful movements promote health and restore harmony of mind, body and spirit. Students learn how to combine proper body alignment with breathing, relaxation and concentration in a way that increases the flow of vital energy, or “Qi”, inside the body. People of all ages and abilities can practice Tai Chi. ‘Its many benefits include:’ reduced back & arthritic pain, better balance and heart functioning, reduced stress,…


December 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 29, 2018

Using traditional classical (Vaganova style) ballet steps and movements, we learn to respect and listen to our bodies, work with gravity and others in the room, connect to music and each other. The class focuses on creating fluidity, awareness, alignment, balance and breathing. In this ballet class, we do not fight our body – we learn to feel it and work with it.   Inclusivity Policy We strongly believe in making our classes available to all and have priced them…


December 15 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Friday, repeating until January 19, 2018

Alex Baer is not only the Director of Unison but also an accomplished sculptor who will be teaching a class a clay class for children ages 10-14 for the fall/winter schedule.  This class series will run for 8 weeks and cost will be $160 including material fees and firing of pieces.  Children from the New Paltz Central School District will be able to take the bus after school to Unison Arts Center.

SWING DANCE with Emily Vanston

December 15 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Back by popular demand, enjoy a night of swing dancing led by Emily Vanston! Intermediate/Advanced swing lessons from 6:30 - 7:30. (Fee $10) Free Intro/beginner lesson for new dancers from 7:30-8:00 Swing Dance Party starts at 8pm (fee $10 per person) featuring Crazy Feet. Wine and refreshments will be available. Purchase online or at the door.  


December 16 @ 10:15 am - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2018

Life Drawing sessions are offered every Tuesday and Saturday, giving artists, hobbyists, amateur artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. Saturday sessions are dedicated to short to medium length poses for the first hour and a half and one long pose lasting an hour and a half. Tickets sold in advance online or at door (cash/check) for each session.

Interactive Theatre – Charles Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL

December 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

You’ve seen Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the Ghosts of Christmas from a theatre seat. This season, why not have sweets and dessert with them? Kick off the Christmas holiday season with song, laughter and nostalgia as actors and carolers bring scenes from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol to life. The historic Unison Arts Center, New Paltz, will present this unique show on Saturday, December 16th at 6:30 PM. ADVANCED TICKET PURCHASE PREFERRED. Purchase online or by phone. This event will feature sumptuous desserts,…

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