Increasingly school curricula in the US have shifted heavily toward academic subjects and away from the arts. Although some may regard arts education as a luxury, simple creative activities are among the building blocks of child development. Learning to create and appreciate visual aesthetics as well as explore performing arts may be more important than ever to the development of the next generation of children.
CAC provides much needed opportunities for children to strut their stuff through movement, storytelling, character development, and creative expression. Classes are held at Corrales Elementary School and other venues in the village.