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Performing Arts School

Education & Youth Programs

Performing Arts School

Registration Guidelines

  • Students must pre-register for classes.
  • Students are required to wear masks while attending all classes.
  • Class size is limited and classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • We reserve the right to combine or cancel any class not filled to minimum enrollment requirements.
  • Each class is important for all students, and missed classes cannot be made up.
  • No financial credit will be given for missed classes.
  • Visitors are not permitted in the classroom so that each student will be more comfortable making creative choices.
  • Each term will conclude with an Observation Day for parents to sit in on their children’s classes.

Theatre School Registration

Our 2021-2022 Classes are divided into tuition amounts of $75 and $100.

Theatre School is held on Saturdays between 9 AM and 2 PM at the Hilt Building in Downtown Muskegon: 427 W. Western Ave Muskegon, MI 49440.

Classes are for students ages 5-18.

Your theatre education begins with our three-semester foundational classes!

 

October 16 - November 20, 2021:

  • Acting 1 – Part One
    • 2nd–3rd Grades    10am-11am
  • Acting 2 – Part One
    • 4th–5th Grades    11am-12pm
  • Acting 3 – Part One
    • 6th–8th Grades  9am–10am

January 8 - February 12, 2022:

  • Acting 1 – Part Two
    • 2nd–3rd Grades    10am-11am
  • Acting 2 – Part Two
    • 4th–5th Grades  11am-12pm
  • Acting 3 – Part Two
    • 6th–8th Grades    9am–10am

February 19 - March 26, 2022:

  • Acting 1 – Part Three
    • 2nd–3rd Grades    10am-11am
  • Acting 2 – Part Three
    • 4th–5th Grades    11am-12pm
  • Acting 3 – Part Three
    • 6th–8th Grades    9am–10am

Showstopping Elective Opportunities

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Broadway Bound

Continue developing your performance skills in this intermediate-level musical theatre class! Build on what you know and take your talent to the next level! This class performs two musicals—one-holiday musical and one spring musical. There are extra rehearsals beyond the six-week semester for this class.
3rd–5th Grades 12pm–1pm

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Starlight Dance

Starlight dancers will explore different styles of Musical Theatre dance, including the portrayal of characters through movement and an introduction to improvisation dance. *Black jazz shoes are required for this class. This class will culminate with a performance.
6th–8th Grades 11am-12pm

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Page to Stage

Make the story come to life in this exciting low-pressure class! Each week features a new story, imaginatively presented through acting, music, movement, and art!
Kindergarten and 1st Grade 9–10am

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Performance Lab

Both beginning and returning students discover exciting ways to bring characters to life on stage! Students build on established skills and develop more advanced acting techniques. This class culminates in a holiday play in December and another in the spring! There are extra rehearsals beyond the six-week semester for this class.
7th–12th Grades 12–1pm

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Performance Lab: Musical Theatre

Dive into the magical world of musical theatre in this fantastic class! Students will add to their basic dance, acting, and vocal skills while exploring more advanced techniques. This class will culminate in an informal, in-class presentation of a musical theatre performance.
6th–12th Grades 1-2pm

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Improv

This spirited, fun course is designed for the actor or comedian who wants to learn the essentials of good scenic improvisation or anyone who wants to improve their teamwork or communication skills.  The objectives of this course are to discover the fundamentals of improvisational comedy, improve your storytelling skills, learn techniques to think quickly on your feet and to be more creative!
9th–12th Grades 11am-12pm

Scholarship Information

SCHOLARSHIP POLICY
The following policy will govern the issuance of scholarships for the Education classes and camps of Muskegon Civic Theatre.
These scholarships are open to only qualified participants in the U.S. Federal Hot Lunch Program.
Qualified applicants (or parent or guardian) must complete the required scholarship application.
The application must accompany a letter of recommendation for the student’s current or last year’s teacher.
Scholarship recipients can receive up to 90% of the tuition based on student’s ability to pay.
The number of scholarships awarded will be based on the amount in the scholarship funds.
SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
Partial scholarships are available for families who demonstrate need. To receive consideration for aid, the following items must be submitted by June 28, 2021:

    • Most recent W-2
    • Letter of recommendation from a teacher
    • MCT Scholarship application (Please download the form first to edit and submit)
    • Deposit Fee ($25)

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