Joyfully we announce that Saturday, August 1, 2020, we will be opening in a Phase One, soft re-opening for individual instruction and individual rehearsal spaces only.

It is with an open heart we look forward to seeing you all once again dancing, acting and enjoying creating your art on our campus. At present the church property is still closed, yet our SNAP wing is open.

Please check in with us via email or texts to reschedule your requested rental times and sign the new required COVID paperwork

Please download and sign the new required COVID paperwork


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We would like to thank
Coalition of Greater Scottsdale

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for supporting SNAP.

Mission Statement
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. Currently, four dedicated Directors manage SNAP.

Our Arts Programming:

  • Dance/movement:
    Argentine Tango, Ballroom, Chair Yoga, Tap, Theater Dance, Hip-Hop
  • Drama/Acting, Workshops, Coaching, Production Rehearsals & Techniques
  • Arizona Costumers, Artists & Performance Enthusiasts
  • Class Piano for adults at all levels
  • Youth Arts Camps frequently during spring, summer or fall break
  • Youth poise, etiquette & self esteem building classes
  • Private Music Instruction, in Voice, Piano, Strings & Woodwinds
  • Music Concerts & Recitals by professionals & students
  • Art Instruction
  • Fundraising Events pairing art & food at local restaurants
  • Drumming Circles, open monthly to the community
  • And so much more!

Contact SNAP for hourly rentals of teaching & rehearsal space

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Support our mission and make a difference, please volunteer!


For further information, please call Coordinator Jill Marderness at 480-947-4770 or email your request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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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!

SNAP's Vision:

"I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the Heart's affections and the truth of the Imagination."