Kzoo First-Stage Class

First-Stage Class for 5 to 8 Year Olds in Kalamazoo

Instructor: Abigail Pletcher

Focus: Singing, dancing and movement, listening and rhythm games, speaking, acting and improvisation.

Time: Thursdays from 1:30 - 3:00 (during HPA Kids! rehearsal which runs from 1:30-4:00)

Location: Kalamazoo Missionary Church, 5045 E Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49048 (only 2 miles from Comstock Auditorium)

Tuition: $150 per semester per student (no family discounts are available for class). Tuition is non-refundable ON or AFTER the second day of class. Prior to the second day of class, all but a $25 deposit can be refunded if a student must drop.

Age Requirement: All students must be 5 to 8 years old on September 1 in order to register for both semesters. Students who turn 5 between September 2 and January 1 may register for Spring Semester only.

Fall Semester Schedule

Classes on Thursdays, September 14 - November 16

Performance on Saturday, November 18 at 5:30pm at Comstock Community Auditorium with the following schedule for the day:

    • 2:30-3:30 Rehearsal
    • 4:00-5:00 Watch the HPA Kids! performance (student ticket price included in tuition)
    • 5:30-6:00 First-Stage Class Performance

Spring Semester Schedule

Classes on Thursdays, January 11 - March 15

Performance on Friday, March 16 at 7:00pm at Comstock Community Auditorium with the following schedule for the day:

    • 4:00-5:00 Rehearsal
    • 5:30-6:30 Watch the HPA Kids! performance (student ticket price included in tuition)
    • 7:00-7:30 First-Stage Class Performance