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Karamu House Arts Academy



Our Classes

Karamu Adult Tap Class

$60

with Fredrick Moodie

Calendar Sep 14, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Adult tap will train adults on tap dance technique and fundamentals. Open to all adult beginners or novice tap dancers desiring to increase their skills while having fun in a family environment.

Dates: Wednesdays September 14th - November 19th

Time: 6:00p-7:00p | 60 min

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

Capacity: 25

Required Materials: Tap dance shoes are required

Tuition and Fees: $25 annual Registration Fee + $60 Tuition

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

Culmination: Fall 2022 sessions culminates in private recital. Spring 2023 session will culminate in full production with all classes integrated together.

 

Karamu Littles: Movement

$150
Calendar Sep 17, 2022 at 11 am, runs for 10 weeks

Karamu Littles: Movement: Young artists ages 5-7 year old will learn the fundamentals of movement and performance in this introductory class. Students will explore rhythm, spacing and technique culminating in a classroom recital for parents and loved ones. Timeliness is essential for all of our programming and the experience of our young artists. Students will not be premitted into a class after the class start time has commenced.

Dates: Saturdays September 17th - November 19th

Time: 11:00a-12:00p | 60 min

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

Capacity: 20

Required Materials: All young artists must wear black and white; females black leotards with white tights and black dance shoes, males black dance pants, black dance shoes and a white t-shirt.

Tuition and Fees: $25 annual Registration Fee + $150 Tuition

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

Culmination: Fall 2022 sessions culminates in a private recital. Spring 2023 session will culminate in full production with all classes integrated together.

Full Tuition and sliding scale financial assistance is available for families. Use promo code FINAID22-23 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. The $25 annual registration fee is required.

 

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Karamu Arts Young Artists: Sankofa Drama

$150

with Andrew Pope

Calendar Sep 17, 2022 at 11:15 am, runs for 10 weeks

Young Artists Sankofa Drama: Developing artists ages 8-10 years old will learn the fundamentals of drama.

Dates: Saturday September 17th - November 19th

Time: 11:15a-12:15p | 60 min

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

Capacity: 25

Required Materials: All young artists must dress comfortably for movement.

Tuition and Fees: $25 annual Registration Fee + $150 Tuition

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

Culmination: Fall 2022 sessions culminates in a private recital. Spring 2023 session will culminate in full production with all classes integrated together.

Full Tuition and sliding scale financial assistance is available for families. Use promo code FINAID22-23 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. The $25 annual registration fee is required.

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Karamu Arts Level I Artists: Sankofa Dance

$300

with Adryona Gaston

Calendar Sep 17, 2022 at 12:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

CLASSES WILL BE HELD IN-PERSON AT KARAMU HOUSE

Karamu Arts Sankofa Dance technique infuses 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 twice a week and requires out of class reading, writing and rehearsal in preparation of every class. 

Level I is for students with little to no previous dance experience. Level II is for students who have at least 3 years' experience of dance training. 

Dates: Saturdays September 17th - November 19th 

Time: 12:30p-11:30p | 90 min

AND Dates: Thursdays

Time: 4:15p-5:45p | 75 min

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

Capacity: 25

Required Materials: Materials will be provided

Tuition and Fees: $25 annual Registration Fee + $300  Tuition

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

Culmination: Fall 2022 sessions culminates in private recital. Spring 2023 session will culminate in full production with all classes integrated together.

Full Tuition and sliding scale financial assistance is available for families. Use promo code FINAID22-23 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. The $25 annual registration fee is required.

Karamu Arts Young Artists: Sankofa Dance

$150

with Adryona Gaston

Calendar Sep 17, 2022 at 12:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Young Artists Sankofa Dance: Developing artists ages 8-10 years old will learn the fundamentals of dance with understanding of the influence from the African Diaspora.

Dates: Saturday September 17th - November 19th

Time: 12:30p-1:30p | 60 min

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

Capacity: 25

Required Materials: All young artists must wear black and white; females black leotards with white tights and black dance shoes, males black dance pants, black dance shoes and a white t-shirt.

Tuition and Fees: $25 annual Registration Fee + $150 Tuition

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

Culmination: Fall 2022 sessions culminates in a private recital. Spring 2023 session will culminate in full production with all classes integrated together.

Full Tuition and sliding scale financial assistance is available for families. Use promo code FINAID22-23 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. The $25 annual registration fee is required.

 

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Karamu Adult Acting Monthly Workshops

$60
Calendar Sep 20, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Each month adults will explore a theatre method to enhance acting skills and audition techniques.

  • September: Script analysis for auditions and scenework
  • October: The Fundamentals of Method Acting and Stella Adler
  • November: Fundamentals of Devised Theatre

Dates: Tuesdays

Time: 6:00p-7:00p | 60 min

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

Capacity: 30

Required Materials: Wear clothing comfortable for movement, all other supplies provided.

Tuition and Fees: $25 annual Registration Fee + $60 Tuition

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

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Karamu Arts Young Artists: Sankofa Dance

$150

with Adryona Gaston

Calendar Feb 1, 2023 at 4:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks
Developing artists ages 8-10 years old will learn the fundamentals of dance.

Karamu Littles: Stories and Art

$15
Calendar Feb 1, 2023 at 5 pm, runs for 12 weeks
Students ages 5-7 are invited with their parent to attend storytime at Karamu House. Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday we explore a story followed by artistic expression through drawing, puppets and movement. This is a drop-in class costing $15 with pre-registration required.




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