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Quarter Staff: The Long and Short of It

Presented by Kalamazoo Civic Theatre at Carver Center, Kalamazoo MI

Jan 27 2021
Quarter Staff: The Long and Short of It

Master Class taught by Steven Schwall, Owner of Oakenhearth Amory and a Certified Teacher of stage combat,

Students will be introduced to the use of quarterstaff in stage combat. Topics will include holding the staff, ready stance, and lines of attack. The importance of knowing your combat map and thorough practice will be covered as well as how to advocate for your personal safety in the rehearsal room.

Note:  We will be following the same COVID-19 protocols as is recommended for other contact sports such as karate.  If the recommendations from the Kalamazoo County Department of Health and Human

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Master Class – Quarterstaff – The Long and the Short of it

Grades 4-8:  Saturday, March 6; 11:00 – 12:00 pm ($25)

Grade 9-Adult:  Saturday, March 6; 12:30 – 2:00 pm ($35)

Contact: 2695483035


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Carver Center

429 South Park Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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