Adults (18+) : The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre

Education For Adults (18+)

Unless otherwise noted, classes are in person. Most classes are designed to change to online instruction in as few as three hours if needed based on Civic procedures or by recommendation of the Kalamazoo Department of Health and Human Services If a class cannot be effectively shifted to online we will work with students to reschedule or refund the class.


Hop2it! (In Person)

Tuesdays: 6:00 - 7:30 PM February 09 - March 23

Thursdays: 5:30 - 7:00 PM February 25 - March 25

Cost: Pay what you can
Teacher, Este'Fan Kizer, recently was awarded Dancer of the Decade, Detroit Region Broadway World Awards. His gift of strength and movement is a joy to watch on stage. We are excited to have Este'Fan share his gifts in the classroom! Join us for this weekly Body Fitness and Dance Conditioning class. A perfect way to stretch those muscles and get moving again while building endurance and dance skills. This class is pay as you go - meaning you determine the price of your class. To ensure we maintain current recommendations for group size, we ask that you reserve your place for each week you plan to participate.

Easy Jazz (In Person)
Mondays April 12-May 17
6:00-7:30 PM
Price: $90
Designed for adults newer to the world of dance or for those with physical limitations. This jazz based class will be filled with Broadway style dancing and music. Students will learn jazz moves and terminology as they learn combinations that allow them to dance to their favorite Broadway tunes!

Acting with Shakespeare (In Person)
Saturdays April 17 - May 22
9:30-11:00 AM
Price: $90
Learn to perform Shakespeare with greater clarity and understanding. Explore easy to convey emotion while articulating Shakespeare's language and developing skills that apply to all eras of theatre.

Physical Comedy of Clowns (In Person)
Saturdays May 8-22
10:30-11:30 AM
Price: $30
Discover the world of clowning and develop skills that can be applied to acting, such as awareness of the environment and an honest response to impulses. Physical comedy focuses on using the body for comedic effect while using slapstick, stunts and making funny faces. A fun skill to take with you to your next performance.

Acting From the Page (Online)
*Note: This class is reserved for our seasoned performers (age 50+)
Mondays April 12-May 17
6:00-7:00 PM
Price: $60
No memorization, no props, no costumes - but oh, what possibilities for limitless soaring! Reader s theatre, with its emphasis on reading the written word, has the power to spark the imagination and take the audience to new, never-before-seen places. This class series will focus on the unique skills required for this special performance style.


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