Spring Break Virtual 2021 : The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre

Virtual Spring Break Learning Opportunities:


Stage Management Skills (Virtual)
Grades: 9th-12th Grade
Days: Mo, Tu, We, Th
Time: 2:00-3:30 PM
Cost: $50
Working alongside long-time Stage Manager, Mike Artis students will be introduced to the must have stage management skills such as: How to prepare a prompt script, taking blocking notes, and organizing the rehearsal room. The class will also practice the art of calling cues.

Acting Virtually (Virtual)
Grades: 9th-12th
Days: Mo, Tue, We, Th, Fr
Time: 9:00-10:00 AM
Cost: $48
Performing virtually has nuances that are different than working on stage and different from working on film. Luckily, local director, Katherine Mumma, has experience directing in all three formats. Join her during spring break to improve your acting skills specific to the virtual formats that have become a part of our world. Learn to adapt your acting practice to take advantage of the squares of online meeting formats such as Google Meets, Zoom and Stream Yard.

Shakespeare Sonnets (Virtual)
Grades: 4th-8th
Days: Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr
Time: 10:30-11:30
Cost: $40
Shakespeare is a staple in the world of theatre! This class will focus on the Bard s sonnets as youth study the poetic elements with a focus on image, tone, theme and metaphor. Each student will focus on a specific sonnet so that they can leave the class with a prepared monologue to use at a future audition.