Gain Focus Classes : The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre

Classes for ages 9-12

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Intro to Acting

An exploration into the fundamentals of acting. Students work to develop the tools an actor needs: focus, relaxation and concentration. Students will also develop foundational scene work skills such as identifying goals, obstacles, imagery and playing the action.

Date: Tuesdays, February 5 - March 12
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Requirements: Ages 9-12
Class Fee: $85


Intro to Voice

No matter if you sing in the church choir or along with the radio, in this class you will learn how to put those pipes to use with good technique and style! Students will learn the fundamental concepts and training of the voice including posture and breathing techniques, phrasing and how to stay on pitch.

Date: Thursdays, February 7 - March 14
Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Requirements: Ages 9-12
Class Fee: $85


Beginning Hip Hop

In this high energy class students will explore the latest street dance styles including elements of breaking, popping, locking and overall grooves as used in current Broadway productions! Students will be encouraged to step outside the box and bring their individual style and personality.

Date: Fridays, February 8 - March 15
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Requirements: Ages 9-12
Class Fee: $85

Gain Focus Academy photos 2012-2013


Gain Focus Academy photos 2012-2013


Gain Focus Academy photos 2012-2013


Gain Focus Academy photos 2012-2013



Gain Focus Academy photos 2012-2013


Gain Focus Academy photos 2012-2013