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Level II Sankofa Dance (5th-12th)

$240

with DIJON KIRKLAND

Calendar Sep 18, 2021 at 11:30 am, runs for 12 weeks

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 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 18th-December 11th (No Class November 27th) 

Time: 11:30a-1:00p | 90 min

Dates: Thursdays September 23rd-December 16th

Time: 5:00p-6:15p | 75 min

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

Capacity: 15

Required Materials: Leotard, black tank top, Black dance pants and/or white t-shirts.

Tuition and Fees: $25 annual Registration Fee + $240  Tuition

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

Culmination: Fall 2021 sessions culminates in private recital. Spring 2022 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 FALLAID21 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 Hip Hop (6th-12th Grade)

$180

with Darian Stitt

Calendar Sep 18, 2021 at 12:15 pm, runs for 12 weeks

CLASSES WILL BE HELD IN-PERSON AT KARAMU HOUSE

Karamu Arts Hip Hop will explore the history and various styles within the art of Hip Hop dance. Grow in confidence and self expression through Hip Hop movement and culture.

Dates: Saturdays September 18th-December 11th (No Class November 27th) 

Time: 12:15p-1:15p | 60 min

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

Capacity: 15

Required Materials: comfortable clothing for movement

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

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

Culmination: Fall 2021 sessions culminates in private recital. Spring 2022 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 FALLAID21 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 child's enrollment fee.

Adult Karamu Arts Tap Dance

$180

with FREDRICK MOODIE

Calendar Sep 22, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 12 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 22nd - December 15th

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

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

Capacity: 15

Required Materials: Tap dance shoes are required

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

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

Culmination: Fall 2021 sessions culminates in private recital. Spring 2022 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 FALLAID21 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.

3rd-6th Grade: Karamu Sankofa Acting

$180

with ANDREW POPE

Calendar Sep 23, 2021 at 4:30 pm, 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. 

Ongoing enrollment throughout the year will prepare youth for Level II Sankofa Acting classes when they enter 7th grade. 

Dates: Thursdays September 23rd -December 16th (No Class November 27th) 

Time: 4:30p-5:45p | 75 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: Fall 2021 sessions culminates in private presentation. Spring 2022 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 FALLAID21 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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