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Quarterstaff: The Long and Short of It

Presented by Kalamazoo Civic Theatre at Carver Center, Kalamazoo MI

Mar 27 2021
Quarterstaff: The Long and Short of It

Stage Combat Masterclass Quarterstaff: The Long and the Short of It!

Steven Schwall, Owner of Oakenhearth Amory and a Certified Teacher of stage combat, will be leading this Master Class. 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.


Class for Grades 4th - 8th meets from 11:00-12:00; Cost is $25

Class for Grades 9th - Adults meets 12:30-2:00; Cost is $35

Contact: 2695483035


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*Note:  We will be following the same COVID-19 protocols as is recommend for other contact sports such as karate.  If the recommendations from the Kalamazoo County Department of Health and Human Services changes, we will postpone the class until we are able to conduct this workshop safely. 

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Carver Center

426 S. Park St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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Parking for the Parish Theatre is located behind the building and may be accessed from Potter Street or Lovell Street. Parking in this lot is free of charge at all times. The Carver Center Studio and the Parish Theatre share the same parking lot.

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