Crooked Tree Arts Center

Petoskey, MI 49770



Back-to-School Open House at Crooked Tree


On Wednesday, August 21, join Crooked Tree Arts Center for a Back-to-School Open House from 4 – 6 p.m. Returning and prospective students and families will have the opportunity to meet instructors and program directors, tour the facility, and register on-site for fall classes.


CTAC School of Ballet Artistic Director Heather Raue and dance instructor Karrie Benedict will be on hand to discuss the School of Ballet classes, performances, audition process for December’s “The Nutcracker,” dress code, and program policies.


Kevin Richardson, Music Education Director, will be sharing information about the CTAC School of Music, which includes the Orchestra, Ukulele, Jazz, and Rock programs. Students will have the opportunity to be sized for instruments and also learn about instrument rental.


CTAC Visual Arts instructors will be on hand to discuss upcoming fall classes with parents, guardians, and students of all ages.


Come learn about the additions to CTAC’s education offerings, meet other students and participating families, and get registered for classes – all at once! The Back-to-School Open House will take place throughout the Crooked Tree Arts Center in the Dance Studio, Visual Arts Room, Pottery Studio, Theater, and Music Studio. Refreshments will be provided and attendees may enter to win a variety of prizes. Fall session classes begin the week of September 16.


For more information about the Education Open House and classes at Crooked Tree, visit or call (231) 347-4337. The Crooked Tree Arts Center is located at 461 E. Mitchell Street, downtown Petoskey.


Photo: On Wednesday, August 21, Back-to-School Open House attendees will have an opportunity to learn about the CTAC School of Music classes and performances, as well as other CTAC year-round programming.