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Karamu House Arts Academy

Karamu Arts Level II Artists: Sankfoa Drama

with Andrew Pope


Karamu Sankofa Acting: an intensive theatre education course training youth to perform on a professional level. Drawing historical and social connections to the past and present is the building blocks of believable characters and well-rounded performance. Students explore a rotating curriculum featuring classical plays, contemporary plays, musicals and devised theatre while learning the foundation of acting schools of thought from an Afrocentric lens.

This class meets twice a week and requires out of class reading and studying in preparation of every class. 

Level I is for students with little to no previous theatre experience. Level II is for students who have at least 3 years experience. 

Dates: Saturdays September 17th - November 19th 

Time: 9:30a-11:00a | 90 min

AND Dates: Tuesdays

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.


  • Feb 4 - Apr 22nd, 2023
    Thu and Sat for 12 weeks from 9:30 - 11:00 am

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(216) 795-7070

2355 East 89th Street
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