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Are you interested in getting involved at Ann Arbor Civic Theatre, but aren't sure where to start?  Want to try something new? Check out our workshops! Periodically, we offer workshops on subjects from auditioning to acting to stagecraft and beyond. Members enjoy discounted rates, but all are welcome.



Ann Arbor Civic Theatre is offering a 13-hour introduction to unarmed stage combat techniques and performance.  Participants will have the chance to test for Level 1 Certification with Dueling Arts International.  DAI is a non-profit devoted to providing comprehensive training in the art of theatrical combat and is committed to the highest standards of safety and artistic integrity.  Students will need to attend all sessions to participate and be eligible for testing.


Sessions are

April 22 2 PM - 5 PM

April 23 11 AM – 2 PM

April 29 1PM – 5 PM

April 30 11 AM – 2 PM

This workshop is being taught by Melissa Freilich, Dueling Arts International Associate Instructor, and Society of American Fight Director Advanced Actor Combatant, and A2CT director and fight choreographer.

This workshop is open to those ages 18 and up, $75 for A2CT members and $85 for non-members. Due to limited space, pre-registration is required. To register, please contact the office at 734-971-2228 or