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About CoopersvilleAreaArtsCouncil

The corporation is formed to educate and help stimulate, promote and develop interest in the arts, crafts and humanities by providing services and information to people and organizations in the Coopersville, Michigan area as is consistent with Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.


Come join us for a night of tasting delicious craft beers and wines at our Annual Membership Meeting! This is event is open to the public and it is a great way to introduce yourself to wine and craft beer tasting! There is a $10.00 cover charge. Various hot and cold appetizers will be available to munch on through the evening. Drink tickets are $2.00 apiece, and tastings will be 1 or 2 tickets. Beer and wine will be provided by Tasker’s Drug Store. Don’t miss out on this fun event!  
We will be holding the Annual Meeting March 21st from 6:30PM to 9PM at the Coopersville VFW Hall on 64th Ave this year. We will have Elections to the Board of Directors. If you are interested in running for a position on the Board, please send an email to and let us know!

The Lion King, Jr.



along with a Grant from the




JUNE  21 at 7:00PM and June 22 at 3:00PM

CENTERSTAGE THEATRE  –  198 East St, Coopersville, MI 49404

$5.00 ADULTS & $3.00 STUDENTS

Music & Lyrics by Elton John & Tim Rice
Additional Music & Lyrics by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, and Hans Zimmer
Book by Roger Allers & Irene Mecchi
Based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor

Music Adapted & Arranged and Additional Music & Lyrics and
“Luau Hawaiian Treat” written by Will Van Dyke
“It’s a Small World” written by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
Disney’s The Lion King JR. is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized materials are supplied by Music Theatre International. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY  10019 Script, music, and all other material © 2015 Disney Broadway Junior and MTI’s Broadway Junior Collection are trademarks of Music Theatre International. All rights reserved.


April 15 – 7:30PM – Community Band Concert – Centerstage Theatre

Thursday Nights – 7PM – Community Choir Practices – Middle School Choir Room-New Members always welcome! No practice on March 21st.

June 10 – 22 – 2PM-8PM – Summer Theatre Camp for Grades 5-9 – $250 Registration Fee – Lion King Jr.   Email to get a Registration Form.

June 17 – 22 – 8:30AM-1PM – Summer Theatre “Crew Camp” for Grades 5-9 – Registration Fee $100 – Lion King Jr.  Email to get a Registration Form.

June 21 – Summer Theatre Camp Show – “Lion King Jr” – EVENING PERFORMANCE TIME 7PM

June 22 – Summer Theatre Camp Show – “Lion King Jr” – AFTERNOON PERFORMANCE TIME 3PM

July 22 – 7PM – “Alley Cats” Community Jazz Band Concert & Ice Cream Social – Veteran’s Park – Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a FREE CONCERT!

DATES TO BE DETERMINED: Cookies & Canvas, Wine & Canvas, Annual Beer, Wine & Cheese Fundraiser, Fall Mystery Theatre, Winter Wonderettes.


Coopersville Area Arts Council will be sponsoring “The Lion King Experience” Summer Theatre Camp, directed by Dave Inbody, at Coopersville High School June 10 through 22, 2019. Students participating in the camp will be involved in creating the characters of “The Lion King Jr.” and performing the show on Friday, June 21 and Saturday afternoon, June 22 at the Centerstage Theatre. The camp will be open to students entering 5th through 9th grades. Camp hours will be 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM Monday through Friday of each week. The cost will be $250.00 for the two-week camp. Registrations will be available online and at South Elementary and Coopersville Middle School on March 1. A “CREW CAMP” will be held the week of June 17 through 22 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM for students interested in a “BACKSTAGE” experience. This crew will be creating sets, lighting, and sound for the “ Lion King Jr”.  Show. Registrations will be available for this camp by March 1. Plan now to have your student involved in this exciting experience.


Choir resumes

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!! Coopersville Community Choir rehearsals (directed by Dave Inbody) will be starting again on March 7, 2019. Practices are every Thursday evening at the Coopersville Middle School Choir room. (The main entry doors to the school will be open.) If you enjoy singing a variety of styles of music, come and join us!!! NEW MEMBERS ARE WELCOME!!!! Rehearsals start at 7:00PM and will end at 8:30PM.