GRCT education personnel are currently working remotely and available from 9am - 3pm M-F. PH: 616.222.6653

THEATRE IS NOT CANCELLED. CREATIVITY IS NOT CANCELLED. COLLABORATION IS NOT CANCELLED.

Welcome back! 

We will be offering a limited number of Spring Term classes for Pre-K – through 1st grade students and adults ONLY, due to the rescheduling of our 2021 Performance Block for 2nd through 12th graders.  Performance Block will take place in April and May.  For more details, please go to our all new Performance Block page.

We hope to offer a full slate of classes for all ages in our 2021 Fall Term.

The safety of our students, faculty, and staff is our TOP priority and we encourage you to look at our COVID policies/procedures as you think about what classes you might want to take this spring.

Online registration begins Monday, March 15th.
Select and register below.

Class sizes
are very limited!

Limited scholarships are available.

Please click below to be directed to our scholarship page.

COVID-19 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Click below to view our department practices.

“Thank you to Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, the School of GRCT, and especially the phenomenal and hilarious Eirann Betka-Pope, for the Saturday Sketch Comedy classes! Max had the best time, and we are so ready to sign up for more classes this summer!!”

DYAN YODER

“…she now realizes that she can advocate for herself. Life lessons also happen at Civic Theatre! Thanks so much!”

MARCIA BOYCE

I truly feel like you all have done a wonderful job of balancing safety with the very human drive toward creativity and expression.

MILIANA JOHNSON

SPRING 2021 CLASSES INCLUDE:

(Registration Deadline is April 9, 2021)

Early Elementary

Ages 4-Kindergarten

KIDSPLAY COMBO
Saturdays 9:30-10:30am (4/17-5/22)
$90 / Limited class size of 8.

Class Information

Kidsplay Combo is an introduction to all of the elements of theatre for our youngest artists!  The class includes basic theatre instruction & games, storytelling, music & dance….and a lot of giggles!  The class concludes with a short performance that is recorded and uploaded to a private, secure link that can be shared with family and friends for a limited time.  We request that parents attend camp zoom time with their student to assist with technology.

 

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED.

1st Grade

BEGINNING ACTORS
Saturdays 10:00am-11:00am (4/17-5/22)
$90 / Limited class size of 8.

Class Information

The perfect class for young actors who love to tell stories, play games and PERFORM!  Beginning Actors will cover the basics of theatre using games & activities, music & dance and is a great introduction to our CORE Curriculum that begins in 2nd grade.  The class concludes with a short performance that is recorded and uploaded to a private, secure link that can be shared with family and friends for a limited time.  We request that parents attend camp zoom time with their student to assist with technology.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED.

Adult Classes

Essential Acting

Wednesdays 7:00pm-9:30pm (4/14-5/19)
$150 / Limited class size of 10.

Class Information

A six-week exploration of the fundamentals of acting.  Students work to develop the tools an actor needs: focus, relaxation, and concentration.  Working with the body and voice to engage the whole person, students use games and exercises to foster spontaneity and diminish self-consciousness.  Students also apply foundational skills (identifying goals and obstacles, playing an action, etc.) to individual text work as well as scene work.

All levels of experience welcome!

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED.

Improv Comedy: The Basics

Thursdays, 7:00pm-9:30pm (4/15-5/20)
$150 / Limited class size of 10.

Class Information

This highly energetic class is geared towards the basic tenets of improv acting and developing the process of improv, teamwork, and spontaneity.  Ideal for people hoping to perform improv, expand their performance abilities, or for those desiring to develop enhanced communication and creativity skills for use in their business and personal lives, all while working in a supportive and extremely fun environment.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED.

Beginning Tap

Thursdays, 6:30pm-7:30pm (4/15-5/20)
$75 / Limited class size of 10.

Class Information

For dancers with little or no tap experience.  Tap shoes recommended.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED.

Intermediate Tap* – IN PERSON CLASS

Thursdays, 8:00pm-9:00pm (4/15-5/20)
$75 / Limited class size of 10.

Class Information

*For dancers with at least 2 years tap experience. Tap shoes required.

Registration for Intermediate classes is subject to instructor approval. Please contact the Education office at 616-222-6653, ext 2 for more information on registering.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED.

Due to Covid-19, classes initially planned to be in person may be converted to online at any point in the term at the discretion of Grand Rapids Civic Theatre staff and board. Class dates and times will remain the same and students will be given a Zoom link for the class. No refunds or credits will be offered if a class moves from in person to online format.

Limited scholarships are available.

Please click below to be directed to our scholarship page.

COVID-19 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Click below to view our department practices.

Vision Statement

We are committed to artistic excellence through a comprehensive arts education program which builds confidence, fosters collaboration and inspires creativity.