Scenes of SNAP
Scottsdale Neighborhood Arts Place, Inc., "SNAP"
4425 North Granite Reef Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
To explore, express, and experience
creativity in all its forms through stimulating
learning opportunities within a transforming
Scottsdale Neighborhood Arts Place – “SNAP” is a 501(c)3 nonprofit arts entity located on the campus of Scottsdale Congregational United Church of Christ in Scottsdale, Arizona. SNAP provides space for people of all ages to explore, express, and experience their own creativity. Founded in 2007 by Rev. Katharine Harts, Lisa Sampson, Jill Marderness, Carrie Abts and Dan Loven, non-profit status was achieved in July of 2009.
Current adult and youth arts programming offered:
- El Abrazo Argentine Tango instruction by Marco Licon and Robert Zeller
- Ballroom Dance instruction by Brian Lavelle
- Act One Youth Theater production rehearsals
- Concerts and recitals by musicians at all levels of their journey
- Private Music Lessons taught by degreed, professional instructors in Voice, Piano, Strings and Woodwinds
- Coaching sessions and rehearsals for aspiring actors from Arizona Actors Academy, Brandy Hotchner/Artistic Director
- Teen Street Film Workshops led by Steve Anderson
- Camp Jam for aspiring rock musicians, held every summer
- Eats-N-Arts fundraising events at local venues.
Past programming has included classes in Zumba, Belly Dance Basics, Gentle Yoga, Cards for the Season, Calligraphy, and summer camps including Summer Musical Theatre Explorations, Camp Jam and STE(A)M (Science Technology Arts Engineering Mathematics), plus many special arts events such as: “TAP Into SNAP”, “Opera Meets Jazz”, “Arts and Wellness Open House”, Snap-hosted "flash-mob" dance event and Greasepaint Youtheatre has routinely rented rehearsal space.
Teaching and rehearsal space is available to all artists on an hourly rental basis.
To further support our mission and make a difference, please consider volunteering!
ARGENTINE TANGO classes are here on Tuesday evenings!
Other Community Ensembles
Arizona Actors Academy students polish their craft by rehearsing scenes at SNAP.
Grease paint Youtheater and Act One Youth Theater utilize SNAP when they need extra rehearsal or classroom space.
Private Music Lessons
Private music lessons are offered through Scottsdale Neighborhood Arts Place for all instruments and voice. All instructors are professional musicians dedicated to sharing their knowledge with students of all ages and all levels. They currently perform or teach with such organizations as The Phoenix Symphony, Arizona Opera Orchestra, Arizona State University, Maricopa College District and more.
Please note: 3% paypal.com fee will be added to the checkout total.
You may also support SNAP through the Compass for your Cause program offered at any BBVA Compass Bank branch.
When you open a new account at Compass, please use Affinity Code 90921 and SNAP will receive a $50 contribution from BBVA Compass for your Cause!
Questions may be directed to Mike Vanek, Sr. Business Relationship Manager at the Scottsdale and Osborn BBVA Compass branch, ph 480-783-6823.
SNAP thanks you and BBVA Compass for your support!
"I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the Heart's affections and the truth of the Imagination."
This statement written by John Keates reflects the vision of the Scottsdale Neighborhood Arts Place. It is our goal to provide a stimulating and supportive space for individuals to explore, express and experience creativity and imagination.