EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18, 2020: The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has issued a new emergency order that enacts a three-week pause targeting indoor social gatherings and other group activities in an effort to curb rapidly rising COVID-19 infection rates. Events will be updated as information becomes available. Please call ahead to verify if events are still able to be hosted.
Bars and restaurants will be open for outdoor dining, carry-out and delivery only. Casinos, movie theaters and group exercise classes will be closed. Parks remain open. Individualized activities with distancing and face masks are still allowed: retail shopping; public transit; restaurant takeout; and more. For additional information, please visit michigan.gov.
Theater & Performing Arts Events
Flint & Genesee has a long-standing history in theater and the performing arts. The Flint Community Players was founded in 1929 and local community theaters have been popping up since in places like Fenton, Clio, and Swartz Creek.
Young actors are fostered through the Flint Repertory Theatre that offers classes and workshops for learners of all ages. Tapology provides tap dance instruction through workshops, historical education, and concert performances that bring together legendary dancers from all over the world. The University of Michigan-Flint trains aspiring actors through the Department of Theatre and Dance, which has produced stage and screen actors, including Erin Darke.
Locals and visitors can see touring stage acts bringing Broadway-quality shows to Flint & Genesee at the Whiting and the Capitol Theatre. From community to professional theater, there is a vibrant performing arts culture in Flint & Genesee.