Nov. 27, 2017

press release: tunes for tots “Holiday Sing-Along” | 12/6/2017

Youngsters and their grown-ups can enjoy a morning full of musical fun at Midland Center for the Arts during Tunes for Tots “Holiday Sing-Along” on Dec. 6 at 10 a.m. Jim Hohmeyer and a vocal group demonstrate how to sing high and low, with favorite holiday carols like “Carol of the Bells,” “Jingle Bells” and […]

Nov. 21, 2017


Center Stage Youth Choirs and the Bella Voce Singers of Midland Center for the Arts had 12 singers participate in the American Choral Directors Association Michigan Youth Honor Choir in October. The young singers traveled to the Dalton Center at Western Michigan University to work with Judy Hanson of the Chicago Children’s Choir for over […]

PRESS RELease: audition tips for kids class | 12/15/2017 & 12/16/2017

Avoid those butterflies and clammy hands at your next audition! Actors in grades 4 through 6 can learn tips on music, dance and reading and get personalized feedback after a “mock audition” during a two-day Audition Tips for Kids class at Midland Center for the Arts. Class led by Jeff Simmons and Emily Anderson. Audition […]

press release: THE SANTALAND DIARIES ON STAGE | 12/14/2017 – 12/17/2017

Escape the most painfully festive time of year with a laugh-‘til-you-cry performance of merrily subversive entertainment when Center Stage Theatre of Midland Center for the Arts presents “The SantaLand Diaries.”  Based on the true chronicles of NPR humorist David Sedaris, this cult classic riffs on a few of Sedaris’ truly odd encounters while juggling tots […]

PRESS RELEASE: Center stage youth choirs holiday concert | 12/13/2017

Nothing brings holiday cheer as quickly as children’s voices raised in song! Join the Center Stage Youth Choir ensembles as they present a delightful one-hour program of holiday favorites to start the season with a smile. Center Stage Youth Choirs’ Holiday Concert on Dec. 13, at 7 p.m., at Midland Center for the Arts, 1801 […]

press release: NEW BOARD MEMBERS

At its September 2017 board meeting, the Midland Center for the Arts Board of Directors approved their new officers and directors. Directors new to the board are Bridget Staffileno and Greg Velez. “The level of experience and commitment these newly elected board of directors bring to the Center is truly gratifying,” noted Board chair The […]

Nov. 16, 2017

press release: bradley Home holiday weekends | 12/2-3/2017 & 12/16-17/2017

Enjoy an old-fashioned Victorian Christmas as you explore the 1874 Bradley Home Museum, decked out in traditional holiday splendor. Celebrate the season with parlor games, seasonal music, vintage ornaments, holiday crafts and more. Story tellers from the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, holiday music, blacksmith and selfies with Father Christmas will round out the day. […]

Nov. 13, 2017