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The Basics of Unarmed Stage Combat

Presented by Kalamazoo Civic Theatre at Carver Center, Kalamazoo MI

Mar 06 2021
The Basics of Unarmed Stage Combat

1 Day – Master Class in Stage Combat taught by owner of Oakenhearth Armory and Certified Teacher of stage combat, Steven Schwall.

With a focus on acting - and learning to react during combat - this master class will cover the basics of falling and “fighting” on stage while learning how to advocate for your safety in the rehearsal room. Techniques such as correct spacing, stance and balance, and cuing signals between partners will be covered. 

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

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Master Class – The Basics of Unarmed Stage Combat

Grades 4-8:  Saturday, January 23; 11:00 - 12:00 pm ($25)

Grade 9-Adult:  Saturday, January 23; 12:30 - 2:00 pm ($35)

Grade 9-Adult:  Saturday, January 23; 2:30 - 4:00 pm ($35)

Contact: 2695483035



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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