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Pickin' in the Courtyard

Jam sessions are held during the summer months over the lunch hour (11am-1pm) in the courtyard behind the LACA. "Pickin' " moves indoors to the LACA Gallery in the fall and winter months. All musicians are welcome to join in and music lovers are invited to bring a sack lunch and listen in. In addition, an Acoustic Jam is held Wednesday evenings (6pm-8:30pm), in the Gallery space and is open to all interested musicians.

Open Mic Night

Open Mic nights from 7 pm-9 pm with signup at 6:30 pm in the Performance Hall. The weekly Open Mic nights will alternate between family-friendly and adult-focused. Free, but donations greatly appreciated. Check LACA calendar for more upcoming dates.


State of Modern Love: a film by Ludington native, Lisa Enos. The film will be shown in the Performance Hall at 3 pm. There will be a reception prior to the showing at 2 pm in the Performance Hall lobby. The event is free and open to those 17 years and older, due to film content.

Movement Classes Available

Feldenkrais with Judith Dila

The Feldenkrais Method is for anyone who wants to reconnect with their natural ability to move, think and feel. For more information on schedules and costs 231-510- 5800. Wednesdays at 5:30pm and Fridays at 9:30am. Check our calendar for more details.

Instructors interested in teaching dance and/or movement classes please contact the LACA office at 231-845-2787

The performance hall stage is custom designed to reduce vibration and minimize sound transmission into the theater space, providing acoustic integrity of dance productions of area and regional performers.

Lakeside Civic Players

The Lakeside Civic Players is the resident theater company of the Ludington Area Center for the Arts. The group fills the stage with dramas, comedies, musicals, and reader’s theater productions in the LACA Performance Hall. Community members are invited to join the ensemble as actors or to work in lighting, set design, production, and choreography.