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Karamu House Arts Academy

Little Griot Storytellers (1st-2nd Grade)




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. Students of all backgrounds are encouraged to explore folktales and add influences of their own stories in this class. 

Acting, dance and visual art is incorporated to bring stories of Anansi the Spider to life.

Mandatory Virtual Orientation Saturday Sept. 11th 11:00a-12:30p

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

Time: 9:00a-9:45a | 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 + $120 Tuition

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

Culmination: Family recital hosted on final day of class in the Fall. In Spring 2022 students will participate in mainstage production integrating all Karamu Arts Academy students.

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.

  • Sep 18 - Dec 11th, 2021
    Sat for 12 weeks from 9:00 - 9:45 am

Karamu House

(216) 795-7070

2355 East 89th Street
Cleveland, OH 44106 Get directions

Room: Upper Drama Room

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