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PERFORMING & THEATER ARTS: DANCE, ACTING, SINGING

Whether You’re Looking to Dance, Act, Sing, or Pursue Wellness,
you’ll Find it All At the Ruhala Center!

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The Shit We're In...: Donald Trump, the American People, and the Mainstream Media Performances - by Mark Ruhala
 The “spectacle”, to use Marxist Guy Debord’s term, of the 2016 presidential campaign is a complex, simplistic, paradoxical dance of the stars, with hidden agendas, shadow powers, and media matters that expose the “shit we’re in”. (Self) As presidential races of recent memory continue down the slippery slope of spectacle, along with the virtual world that encloses in on us daily, these races are beginning to look a lot like wrestling; pro wrestling, the make believe, full-of-shit kind – not amateur wrestling where honest competition resides. To survive is to comprehend this mania and live up to it, at least as far as one can take it without being suffocated by the noxious fumes or knocked out by the onslaught of garbage that is thrown about as if it were important. To thrive in this race is to not only comprehend the madness, but to live out the spectacle to its fullness, to know what the American people want, even if they themselves haven’t a clue… Read More 

HOM Entertainment Interview

Director Mark Ruhala recently gave an interview
on the HOM Entertainment Show.

Watch to hear Mark describe integration of the performing arts into a course of study, and how you can do that right here at the Ruhala Center. Also, learn more about Mark’s pursuit of a Masters Degree in the joint study of quantum theory, epigenetic science, cognitive science, and theater, and how that will change the paradigm of the performing arts.


Mr. Mark Ruhala, Founder and Artistic Director

In 2004, Broadway and Entertainment veteran Mark Ruhala, along with his wife Celina, founded the Ruhala Performing Arts Center. It was their own personal effort to bring a professional art, dance, and theater arts studio to the Lansing area: an area that Mr. Ruhala has always known as home. As owners and Co-Artistic Directors, Mark and Celina continue to feed their passion and excitement for the arts in molding today’s young minds, bodies, and-in many cases-careers, by sharing their talents and professional experiences with their students. Their enthusiasm is matched only by the passion they both have for the arts, for entertainment, and most of all…for the people they serve.

 



 

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