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.

Theatre Classes
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JB-LOGO-FULL-COLORMissoula Children’s Theatre ~ (Ages 6 – 18)
Jack and the Beanstalk

Monday – Friday. 10:00 am – 2:15 pm.
August 7 – 12.

Check-in & Auditions: Monday 9:30 am, auditions begin promptly at 10 am.

Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) returns to Gunnison with all the materials it takes to put on a play… except the cast. Auditions take place on Monday, August 7 at 10 am where roles will be cast for 45 students and rehearsed throughout the week culminating in two performances for the community. Students must bring a clean sack lunch every day. When students are not in the Theatre, they will be immersed in art projects and games in the Art Studios. Every student that is registered for the camp is guaranteed a character role.

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK is an original adaptation of the classic children’s story. What happens when a young boy plants Wonder Beans in his own backyard? For Jack, it is the beginning of a great adventure. With a little help from P.T. Wonder and a Giant, Jack learns a valuable lesson about true happiness. This musical production also features a host of other characters, including the Elegant Harp, Jill, Mother, Milky White, the Farmers, the Merchants, the Circus Performers and the Wonder Beans.

Tuition: $75/student. ($10 discount for siblings, please call to receive discount). Pre-registration is required. Scholarships Available!

Performances on Saturday, August 12th. Shows at 1:00 & 3:00 pm.
Tickets: $10/adults, $7 kids (12-). Get tickets to performance HERE.

Music Classes
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IMG_2077Marimba Workshop
Saturday, June 3. 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Learn the uplifting music of Zimbabwe in this fun summer morning workshop taught by local troupe members from Marimba Mu Gomo (Marimba in the Mountains). The instruction will be tailored to all skill-levels. Get a chance to play all of the wooden instruments; soprano, tenor, baritone and bass while practicing chords and melodies as well as sticking patterns. The workshop will be held outside on the GAC courtyard (or inside, depending on weather). Please bring a hat, sunscreen, water and a small snack. The last 15 minutes of class will be a mini-performance for friends and family. Min. 5, max 12 students. Instructor: Barbara Haas.
$25/adults, $20/ages 10-18.

GVYF holiday concert 2015Gunnison Valley Youth Fiddlers – Summer 2017
Tuesdays, June 13 – August 15.
Intermediate: 6:00 – 7:00 pm.
Advanced: 7:00 – 8:00 pm.
Beginning students please call to inquire.

Students will get to be a part of the youth strings group, focusing on learning the violin, viola, cello or upright bass. Instruction will follow the Suzuki method of teaching. In this creative, encouraging, and fun environment, students will learn from the ground up in their respective instruments and share in all musical traditions from classical to bluegrass, to rock and beyond! This summer, keep your students fresh and up to speed with weekly hour group lessons. GAC Music Studio. Instructor: Drew Murdza. Min 5 students.
Class punch cards available: $85/full 10 classes, $70/7 classes, $52/4 class and $13/single drop-in.