Theatre & Music Classes
The Black Box Theater located in the historic section of the Gunnison Arts Center is the perfect setting for the Performing Arts! Youth and adult theater classes and programming are offered year-round and there are always opportunities for local thespians and directors to get involved. Be sure you’re on our weekly e-mail list to receive notices about upcoming auditions and events. The Gunnison Arts Center also houses a great music studio located on the second floor of the historic portion of the building.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:
The Gunnison Arts Center will issue a full refund for the price of class or workshop registration until the class has begun and will only issue Gunnison Arts Center credit after the class has begun. The Gunnison Arts Center will not issue refunds for event tickets under any circumstances.

All classes have a minimum enrollment of 4 students unless otherwise noted. If the minimum is not met the decision to cancel a class will be made. Some classes have limited enrollment. Students are considered registered only after full payment for the class has been received. GAC active members will receive a 15% discount on class tuition.

Music Classes
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Arts Center Singers
Registration Deadline: Monday, August 20.
Rehearsals: Mondays, September 10 – November 26. 5:30 – 7:30 pm. No rehearsal on 10/15.
Dress Rehearsal: November 28. (5:30 pm.)
Concerts: Friday, November 30. Doors 7:30, Concert 8:00 pm. & Sunday, December 2. Doors 2:30, Concert 3:00 pm.

If music feeds the soul, then singing warms the heart. Appealing to music lovers of all generations, community choral music continues in the Valley with the Arts Center Singers. Under the direction of Alicia Belgiovane, the choir consists of local singers who will rehearse for 12 weeks and will perform a concert for the community. Rehearsals will be held in Quigley Hall Room 130 and the concert will commence in the Kincaid Concert Hall in the Quigley Building on WSCU Campus.

Requirements/Expectations for new singers: Singing is demanding physically and requires standing for extended periods during rehearsals close to the performances, and breath support endurance. It is expected that participants are able to handle the physical requirements necessary. Singers need to attend a minimum of 9 out of 12 rehearsals to be able to participate in the performance. Singers are welcome to still sing in the group if they cannot meet these requirements. Please contact Alicia Belgiovane at for questions.

Returning Singers: $85, includes music to keep.
New Singers: $100, includes music folder & music to keep.

Concert tickets: $15/adults, $12/members & snrs (60+), $5/students & kids.
For concert tickets click HERE.

Theatre Classes
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Intro to Acting
Monday, October 15 – November 19. 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

Ever wondered about acting, but aren’t sure where to start? Whether you’re an aspiring actor, a teacher, a stay at home parent, recently retired…whoever you are, this class is for you! Focusing on the basic tenants of acting: being present, confident and honest, we will explore all aspects of what goes in to being an actor. NO experience or preparation necessary, just bring yourself, an open mind, and your willingness to play! Ages 18+. No class 11/5. GAC Black Box Theatre.
Instructor: Heather Nicolson Hughes. $75/student, $63.75/members.