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Broadway Spring Break

Curtain up! Get in gear for an unforgettable spring break at The Civic! It's time to let those talents shine! Sing, dance, and act your way to the top, all while jamming to your favorite Broadway beats. And wait for it...at the end of it all, you'll be the star of the show with a dazzling performance that'll leave your audience begging for more!

Please be sure to choose the correct age group below.  

Grades PS-1: 9:00-4:00 (Mon-Fri)
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Grades 2-3: 9:00-4:00 (Mon-Fri)
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Grades 4-9: 9:15-4:15 (Mon-Fri)
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Musical Theatre FUNdamentals (Grades PS-8)

Start your Saturday the Musical Theatre way! During this two-hour class, students will build acting, dancing, and singing skills while working with teaching artists who specialize in each area. On the final day of the series, families will be invited to view an informal showcase of skills learned.

*Students will be grouped with those of similar age. 

9:00-11:00; Sat: 13Apr-18May
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Theatre Explorers (Ages 2-4)

Theatre Explorers combines imaginative play, singing, acting, and movement to introduce the building blocks of the performing arts. These budding performers learn in a playful environment developing confidence and having fun! Loved ones are invited to participate in class on the last day of the class series.

11:00-11:45 Wed 10April-15May
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2:00-2:45 10April-15May
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Creative Play (Grades: PS-1st)

Lots of learning opportunities are woven together by loving teachers as budding performers develop confidence and strengthen skills in our Creative Play class. Books, music and visual arts are used for inspiration for acting, dance, and music mini-lessons designed to foster creativity and nurture self-esteem. On the final day of class, families are invited to participate in a lesson with us.

4:15-5:15; Wed: 10Apr-15May
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5:30-6:30; Wed: 10Apr-15May
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Foundations in Theatre (Grades 1-4)

With a focus on imaginative journeys, Foundations in Theatre provides a creative space for students to explore, move and challenge their acting and memorization skills. On the final day of class, families can enjoy an informal sharing of the skills learned during this process-based program. Families are invited to an informal skills share on the last day of class.

4:30-6:00; Mon: 8Apr-13May
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Taking the Stage (Grades 5-8)

Taking the Stage is an acting class that encourages imaginative journeys and provides a creative space for students to explore, move, and challenge their skills. The program is process-based and focuses on developing acting and memorization abilities. At the end of the course, families can enjoy an informal sharing of the skills learned by the students.

4:45-6:45: Tue: 9Apr-14May
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Gotta Sing - Gotta Dance

Prepare for your next role by practicing putting the singing and dancing together in our popular class, Gotta Sing - Gotta Dance! Each week participants will learn vocal parts and choreography from a Broadway Musical - learning a new number each week.

11:30-1:30; Sat: 13Apr-May18
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(SC1) Hawaiian Beach Party

Our musical theatre camp is just what you need for an engaging kickoff to summer vacation! Join us for a week of singing, dancing, and acting to some of the catchiest tunes including "Count on Me," "Wipeout," and "What a Wonderful World." This Hawaiian-themed camp is perfect for enhancing your existing skills and learning new ones, all while having a blast!

Campers will work in groups of similarly aged youth. 

 Early Drop Off and Late Pick Up:

We understand that families have busy schedules, so we provide early drop-off and late pick-up programs for your convenience. Each program costs $5 per day or $20 per week. You can opt-in for these programs after completing your enrollment or add them at a later date by contacting us directly.

Grades PS-3 (9:00-4:00)
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Grades 4-9 (9:15-4:15)
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(SC2) Toe-Tappin' Travels

Sing, act, and dance your way to a variety of exciting destinations!

Younger campers will embark on a virtual adventure to the African savanna where they will spend time with some of the most fascinating animals on the planet. From lions to giraffes to geckos, your child will learn about the different species and their habitats through songs and dances.

Older campers will embark on a musical journey across the United States, exploring the rich history of rock and roll. From the roots of blues and jazz to the evolution of rock music with stops to explore what was happening around the major evolutions in the evolution of Rock and Roll!

Campers will work in groups of similarly aged youth. 

Early Drop Off and Late Pick Up:

We understand that families have busy schedules, so we provide early drop-off and late pick-up programs for your convenience. Each program costs $5 per day or $20 per week. You can opt-in for these programs after completing your enrollment or add them at a later date by contacting us directly.

Grades PS-3 (9:00-4:00)
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Grades 4-9 (9:15-4:15)
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(SC3) Jumping into July

Jump into July with two camp choices!

Campers in Grades PS-9th will work together to put on a show about summer camp! Including morning routines, corny skits and an ultimate talent show, this camp themed show will keep participants busy singing, dancing, and acting as they work together to share their work with you!

For youth in grades 5-9 looking for a non-musical experience check out Scenes and Stage Combat! Campers will work with a director and a stage combat choreographer on scenes with a battle element.  

Campers will work in groups of similarly aged youth. 

Early Drop Off and Late Pick Up:

We understand that families have busy schedules, so we provide early drop-off and late pick-up programs for your convenience. Each program costs $5 per day or $20 per week. You can opt-in for these programs after completing your enrollment or add them at a later date by contacting us directly.

Musical Theatre Camp (9:00-4:00)
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Scenes and Stage Combat (9:15-4:15)
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(SC4) Movies, Music, and Moves!

Campers who love to act, sing, and dance will have a blast at this movie-themed camp! Whether they want to be under the sea with Sponge Bob and Ariel, or in the imaginative world of Shrek and Mary Poppins, they'll have plenty of opportunities to flex their skills while having fun. This camp is perfect for any young performer who wants to build their confidence and have a great time doing it!

Campers will work in groups of similarly aged youth. 

Early Drop Off and Late Pick Up:

We understand that families have busy schedules, so we provide early drop-off and late pick-up programs for your convenience. Each program costs $5 per day or $20 per week. You can opt-in for these programs after completing your enrollment or add them at a later date by contacting us directly.

Grades PS-3 (9:00-4:00)
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Grades 4-9 (9:15-4:15)
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(SC5) Rock-n-Roll!

Are you looking for a fun and exciting way to end your summer? Join us at the Twist and Shout and get ready to rock out to some of the best country, reggae, Motown, surf, and blues music you've ever heard. Campers will be challenged to try new things and push their skills as they work together to create an unforgettable performance in just two weeks. 

Campers will work in groups of similarly aged youth. 

Early Drop Off and Late Pick Up:

We understand that families have busy schedules, so we provide early drop-off and late pick-up programs for your convenience. Each program costs $5 per day or $20 per week. You can opt-in for these programs after completing your enrollment or add them at a later date by contacting us directly.

Grades PS-3 (9:00-4:00)
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Grades 4-9 (9:15-4:15)
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(SC6) Space Pirates

Join us for an unforgettable three-week experience exploring the world of music, acting, and dance. Our new, ON THE STAGE program,  is designed for individuals of all abilities who want to express themselves in a fun and supportive environment. Whether you prefer to use a script in hand or need extra accommodations, we're here to help you shine on stage.

The show, Space Pirates, begins with a field trip to a museum where things take an unexpected turn. An alien spaceship beams the class to outer space, and it's not long before the spaceship is under attack by space pirates! This whirlwind adventure is filled with valuable lessons about appreciating differences and celebrating diversity.

Join us this summer and discover your inner performer. Meet new people, build skills, and have fun in a supportive and inclusive environment. Get ready for an exciting journey that will take you beyond the stars!

6:00-8:00 M,T,W,Th,F
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(SC7) Technical Theatre Camps

Theatre is more than just what happens on stage! There is a world of professionals who work tirelessly behind the scenes to make the magic happen. Join us in supporting one of our summer performance camps and gain hands-on experience in preparing lighting, sound, props, and costumes for a show - then step into the role of a crew member during performance.  

Two Camps to  Choose From:

  • Stage Technicians for Space Pirates
    • Meets 6:00-8:00; Mon-Fri; July 22-Aug 9
  • Stage Technicians for Summer Arts Spectacular
    • Meets 1:00-5:00, Mon-Thur; August 5-16
       
6:00-8:00; M-F; July22-Aug 9
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1:00-5:00; M-Th; Aug 5-Aug 16
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About Kalamazoo Civic Theatre
329 S Park St. Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 343-1313 Box Office; (269) 548-3035 Academy
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