Karamu Arts Academy
FEBRUARY 1 – APRIL 25
PLEASE NOTE: LEVEL II AUDITIONS: SATURDAY, JANUARY 25
KARAMU LITTLES (SOLD OUT)
Pre-K* to First Grade
Little artists learn the fundamentals of storytelling, dramatic arts, tap dance, and ballet. Classes meet each Saturday from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m.
COST: $12.50 per week
*Must be at least four years old and enrolled in preschool.
SOLD OUT (Contact Latecia Wilson, Arts Education Manager, to be on the wait list. email@example.com)
KARAMU LEVEL I
Second – Eighth Grade
Artists receive training in theatre and dance, while also building social and emotional skills. Classes meet each Saturday from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m.
COST: $25.00 per week
KARAMU LEVEL II
Ages 9+, including adults*
Artists receive intensive training in theatre, vocal music, and dance with a culminating performance. This is an intergenerational repertory course and requires an 85% attendance commitment and audition. Rehearsals are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. until 6 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
COST: $25.00 per week
*By audition only.
Parents with children enrolled in Saturday morning classes can participate in a variety of classes themselves, free-of-charge. Class topics and schedules are provided during the first week of the youth class.
*With enrollment of youth in Littles, Level I and/or Level II classes
Karamu Arts Academy hosts a variety of monthly workshops for adult artists. Classes meet each Monday from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., beginning in February.
COST: $10.00 class rate in advance; $15 class rate drop-in
*Artists can purchase a 4 class pass for $30. Parents with children enrolled in Level I or II sessions can attend adult workshops for free.
Karamu Arts Academy offers private lessons in theatre and dance, available upon request.
GROUP WORKSHOPS AND FIELD TRIPS
Karamu Arts Academy hosts private groups and organizations interested in tours and/or theatre and dance workshops.
FAMILY NIGHTS AT THE THEATRE
During the main stage season, Karamu Arts Academy hosts families, with children currently or previously enrolled in classes, for select performances with dinner and a private dress rehearsal. See the Arts Education calendar for dates and times.
*Some productions have age restrictions.