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Adult Karamu Arts Sankofa Dance

$180

with DIJON KIRKLAND

Calendar Feb 5, 2022 at 10 am, runs for 12 weeks

Adults will train in various dance techniques and fundamentals of contemporary and afrofusion dance. Open to all dance levels desiring to increase their skills while having fun in a family environment.

Dates: Saturdays February 5th - April 30th

Time: 10:00a - 11:00a | 60 min

In-Person: Karamu House 2355 East 89th Street, Cleveland, OH 44106

Capacity: 15

Required Materials: Materials supplied

Tuition and Fees: $25 annual Registration Fee + $180 Tuition

Payment Plans Available | Parents of enrolled Karamu Arts Academy students can attend for free

Culmination: Adult dancers will perform in culminating performance April 30th.

Covid Protocol: Masks are required in addition to social distancing.

Karamu 3rd-6th Grade: Sankofa Dance

$180

with ADRYONA GASTON

Calendar Feb 5, 2022 at 10 am, runs for 12 weeks

CLASSES WILL BE HELD IN-PERSON AT KARAMU HOUSE

Karamu Arts Sankofa Dance fuses Jazz, African and Modern dance styles. Through the study of movement throughout the African Diaspora and pioneers of dance, this course trains you in both history, social relevance and technique. Students meet once a week diving deep into one specific dance style and highlighting the fusion of others. Students of all backgrounds are welcome to explore Karamu Arts Sankofa dance.

Dates: Saturdays February 5th - April 30th

Time: 10:00a-11:30 a | 60 min

In-Person: Karamu House 2355 East 89th Street, Cleveland, OH 44106

Capacity: 15

Required Materials: Leotards or black tank tops, black dance pants and/or white t-shirts.

Tuition and Fees: $25 annual Registration Fee + $180 Tuition

Covid Protocol: Masks are required in addition to social distancing.

Culmination: Students will perform April 30, 2022

Full Tuition and sliding scale financial assistance is available for families. Use promo code WINTER22 at checkout to pay $0 at the time of enrollment. Financial Aid accountants will contact you to obtain additional records such as paystubs and tax returns to calculate your financial aid assistance amount and create payment options based on your unique family needs.

Registering 1 student for two or more classes? 

Use promo code 2CLASS100 to receive $100 off your second class.

Registering 2 students

Use promo code 2CHILD25 to receive 25% off the second childs enrollment fee.

 

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Karamu 7th-12th Grade Sankofa Acting

$180

with ANDREW POPE

Calendar Feb 5, 2022 at 10 am, runs for 12 weeks

CLASSES WILL BE HELD IN-PERSON AT KARAMU HOUSE

Karamu Sankofa Acting: Begin a strong foundation in approaching threatre on a professional level. Through the exploration of theatre games, improv and history all students will learn how to channel their natural gifts to theatre. A select playwright of the African Diaspora will be explored through analysis, technique and performance.

Drawing historical and social connections to the past and present is the building blocks of believable characters and well-rounded performance. 

Select students will be invited into the core touring ensemble based on attendance and work ethic.

Dates: Saturdays February 5th - April 30th

Time: 10:00a-11:30a | 90 min

In-Person: Karamu House 2355 East 89th Street, Cleveland, OH 44106

Capacity: 15

Required Materials: Materials will be provided

Tuition and Fees: $25 annual Registration Fee + $180 Tuition

Covid Protocol: Masks are required in addition to social distancing.

Culmination: STUDENTS WILL PERFORM APRIL 30TH AT KARAMU HOUSE

Full Tuition and sliding scale financial assistance is available for families. Use promo code WINTER22 at checkout to pay $0 at the time of enrollment. Financial Aid accountants will contact you to obtain additional records such as paystubs and tax returns to calculate your financial aid assistance amount and create payment options based on your unique family needs.

Registering 1 student for two or more classes?

Use promo code 2CLASS100 to receive $100 off your second class.

Registering 2 students?

Use promo code 2CHILD25 to receive 25% off the second childs enrollment fee.

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Karamu Littles K-2nd Grade Visual Art

$180

with CAL Arts

Calendar Feb 5, 2022 at 10 am, runs for 12 weeks

CLASSES WILL BE HELD IN-PERSON AT KARAMU HOUSE

Karamu Arts VISUAL ARTS explores various foltales through the visual arts. 

Dates: Saturdays February 5th - April 30th

Time: 10:00a-11:00a | 90 min

In-Person: Karamu House 2355 East 89th Street, Cleveland, OH 44106

Capacity: 12

Required Materials: Materials will be provided

Tuition and Fees: $25 annual Registration Fee + $180 Tuition

Covid Protocol: Masks are required in addition to social distancing.

Culmination: STUDENTS WILL PERFORM APRIL 30TH AT KARAMU HOUSE

Full Tuition and sliding scale financial assistance is available for families. Use promo code WINTER22 at checkout to pay $0 at the time of enrollment. Financial Aid accountants will contact you to obtain additional records such as paystubs and tax returns to calculate your financial aid assistance amount and create payment options based on your unique family needs.

Registering 1 student for two or more classes?

Use promo code 2CLASS100 to receive $100 off your second class.

Registering 2 students?

Use promo code 2CHILD25 to receive 25% off the second childs enrollment fee.

Will run

Karamu Littles PreK-2nd Grade Ballet & Tap

$180

with FREDRICK MOODIE

Calendar Feb 5, 2022 at 11:20 am, runs for 12 weeks

CLASSES WILL BE HELD IN-PERSON AT KARAMU HOUSE

Karamu Arts Jazz and Tap class enhances rhythm, personal style and expression for our Karamu Arts Littles. Students of all backgrounds are welcome to feel the music learning the fundamentals of Tap and Jazz technique. Gain confidence or channel big personalities in this fun dance course.  

Dates: Saturdays February 5th - April 30th

Time: 11:20a-12:05p | 45 min

In-Person: Karamu House 2355 East 89th Street, Cleveland, OH 44106

Capacity: 15

Required Materials: Materials will be provided

Tuition and Fees: $25 annual Registration Fee + $180 Tuition

Covid Protocol: Masks are required in addition to social distancing.

Culmination: STUDENTS WILL PERFORM APRIL 30TH AT KARAMU HOUSE

Full Tuition and sliding scale financial assistance is available for families. Use promo code WINTER22 at checkout to pay $0 at the time of enrollment. Financial Aid accountants will contact you to obtain additional records such as paystubs and tax returns to calculate your financial aid assistance amount and create payment options based on your unique family needs.

Registering 1 student for two or more classes?

Use promo code 2CLASS100 to receive $100 off your second class.

Registering 2 students?

Use promo code 2CHILD25 to receive 25% off the second childs enrollment fee.

Full Course

Karamu 3rd-6th Grade: Sankofa Acting

$180

with ANDREW POPE

Calendar Feb 5, 2022 at 11:35 am, runs for 12 weeks

CLASSES WILL BE HELD IN-PERSON AT KARAMU HOUSE

Karamu Arts Academy Sankofa Acting involves an understanding on the history, social relevance and embodiment of provided scenes, monologues and poetry. Students meet once a week training their voice, body and mind to approach theatre consciously, advocating for themselves and characters. Regardless of future theatre career goals or not, this course builds character and empathy towards others and students of all backgrounds are welcomed. 

Dates: Saturdays February 5th - April 30th

Time: 11:35a-1:00p | 95 min

In-Person: Karamu House 2355 East 89th Street, Cleveland, OH 44106

Capacity: 15

Required Materials: Materials will be provided

Tuition and Fees: $25 annual Registration Fee + $180 Tuition

Covid Protocol: Masks are required in addition to social distancing.

Culmination: STUDENTS WILL PERFORM APRIL 30TH AT KARAMU HOUSE

Full Tuition and sliding scale financial assistance is available for families. Use promo code WINTER22 at checkout to pay $0 at the time of enrollment. Financial Aid accountants will contact you to obtain additional records such as paystubs and tax returns to calculate your financial aid assistance amount and create payment options based on your unique family needs.

Registering 1 student for two or more classes?

Use promo code 2CLASS100 to receive $100 off your second class.

Registering 2 students?

Use promo code 2CHILD25 to receive 25% off the second childs enrollment fee.

Will run

Karamu 7th-12th Grade Sankofa Dance

$180

with DIJON KIRKLAND

Calendar Feb 5, 2022 at 11:35 am, runs for 12 weeks

CLASSES WILL BE HELD IN-PERSON AT KARAMU HOUSE

Karamu Arts Sankofa Dance technique fuses Jazz, African and Modern dance. Through the study of movement throughout the African Diaspora and pioneers of dance, this course trains you in both history, social relevance and technique. Each session dives deep into one specific dance style and highlights the fusion of others. Ongoing enrollment will provide foundational understanding in multiple dance forms. 

This class meets once a week and requires out of class reading, writing and rehearsal in preparation of every class. 

Dates: Saturdays February 5th - April 30th

Time: 11:35a-1:05p | 90 min

In-Person: Karamu House 2355 East 89th Street, Cleveland, OH 44106

Capacity: 15

Required Materials: Materials will be provided

Tuition and Fees: $25 annual Registration Fee + $180 Tuition

Covid Protocol: Masks are required in addition to social distancing.

Culmination: STUDENTS WILL PERFORM APRIL 30TH AT KARAMU HOUSE

Full Tuition and sliding scale financial assistance is available for families. Use promo code WINTER22 at checkout to pay $0 at the time of enrollment. Financial Aid accountants will contact you to obtain additional records such as paystubs and tax returns to calculate your financial aid assistance amount and create payment options based on your unique family needs.

Registering 1 student for two or more classes?

Use promo code 2CLASS100 to receive $100 off your second class.

Registering 2 students?

Use promo code 2CHILD25 to receive 25% off the second childs enrollment fee.

Karamu Littles PreK-2nd Storytellers

$180

with ADRYONA GASTON

Calendar Feb 5, 2022 at 12:05 pm, runs for 12 weeks

CLASSES WILL BE HELD IN-PERSON AT KARAMU HOUSE

Karamu Arts Griots teaches our littles the power and joy of storytelling. A Griot is a member of a class of traveling poets, musicians, and storytellers who maintain a tradition of oral history in parts of West Africa. 

Each session a new folktale is introduced to the students and they learn to perform the story through basic acting techniques and creative movement.

Dates: Saturdays February 5th - April 30th

Time: 12:05p-1:00p | 55 min

In-Person: Karamu House 2355 East 89th Street, Cleveland, OH 44106

Capacity: 15

Required Materials: Materials will be provided

Tuition and Fees: $25 annual Registration Fee + $180 Tuition

Covid Protocol: Masks are required in addition to social distancing.

Culmination: All students will perform in culominating production

Full Tuition and sliding scale financial assistance is available for families. Use promo code WINTER22 at checkout to pay $0 at the time of enrollment. Financial Aid accountants will contact you to obtain additional records such as paystubs and tax returns to calculate your financial aid assistance amount and create payment options based on your unique family needs.

Registering 1 student for two or more classes?

Use promo code 2CLASS100 to receive $100 off your second class.

Registering 2 students?

Use promo code 2CHILD25 to receive 25% off the second childs enrollment fee.

 

 

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