Opening Night- Body Language & Movement Captures

FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 5:30 – 8 PM

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Join us as we welcome two new exhibitions to Krasl Art Center. Celebrate with a cash bar, light snacks provided by The Bistro on the Boulevard, and a visual literacy activity centered around Body Language.

Every Body  – 5:30 – 6 PM

An interactive improvisational session exploring the one true language that transcends the spoken word. Discover the power and lessons to be learned from facial expressions, gestures, body postures, and bodies in motion with Mendel Center Director Mike Nadolski.

Mike Nadolski is Executive Director of The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College, Director of The Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan Speaker Series, and owner of the Citadel Dance Center building with his wife, Sarah. Mike blends a business and arts management background with more than 40 years of improvisational theater experience and a passion for creating collaborative arts opportunities in southwest Michigan. He studied improv theatre with The Players Workshop of Second City Theatre in Chicago, and has produced, directed, and performed with The Practical Theatre Co. in Chicago, Bridges Theatre and Workshop in Benton Harbor, Smarty Pants Theatre, TORP, and other improv troupes throughout the Midwest and even Atlanta, GA. He is a longtime member of the board of directors of the Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council.

Opening Party Begins – 6 PM

Welcome and Performance Art Piece Trace by Rui Sha in the Gallery –  6:15 PM

This exhibit will be on view April 12 – May 26.