Two New Programs for 2021!

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The Upper Peninsula arts & culture scene just got bigger! New Attitudes is excited to announce two new programs we’re offering for the 2021-22 dance season: Studio Theatre with Liz Grugin and Studio Gymnastics!

New Attitudes Studio Gymnastics is open to students of all ages. Gymnastics will run in 6-week sessions with a total of five sessions per season (30 lessons total). Students have the flexibility to sign up for private or semi-private lessons, take all sessions offered, or pick and choose the sessions that work best for their schedules. Scheduling allows students to train all season while also allowing instruction to students that may not be able to make a full year commitment.

Tuition is $110 and due at the first class. Private lessons are $40 per hour and semi private (2-3 kids) are $30 per child.

Studio Theatre with Liz is open to ages 8-18, where students get to use their creativity as they gain knowledge in the process that leads to a successful performance. Liz Grugin is a local performer with a bachelor’s degree in Voice Performance from University of Michigan. She’s been performing on the Kaufman Auditorium stage since she was 4 years old when she was in her first NADS Dance recital. Sessions will focus on acting tips and vocal coaching, with no experience necessary. Younger students will have fun as they explore the basics of theatre and come up with their own ideas for scenes and characters. More advanced students with previous experience will enhance their performance techniques through thoughtful character development and presentation.

Private sessions are $40, and semi private (up to 3 people) are $30 per person.

Please visit our Studio Gymnastics page or Studio Theatre with Liz Facebook page to view availability and sign up for sessions. Lessons are one hour with disinfecting between each. You can always contact the studio directly if the times listed do not work with your schedule.

Please note that you do not need to be a NADS student to enroll. Everyone is welcome!!! A love for movement and performance is the only requirement!


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TV6 recently did a feature on New Attitudes and interview with Liz Grugin. Watch now to learn more about Liz and why she decided to bring this opportunity to New Attitudes and the local community.