Teen Programs



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CREATURES OF IMPULSE | Award-Winning Teen Improv Troupe

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Summer Drama Camps | Ages 11-18

Drama Camp


Looking for Drama Camps for KIDS ages 5-11? CLICK HERE

Registration Start Dates

  • Monday 4/4/16:         Online (Pleasanton Residents only)
  • Monday 4/11/16:      Mail-In (Pleasanton Residents only)
  • Monday 4/18/16:      Walk-In (Non-Resident accepted)


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Broadway Masterclass with Tyce Green   This masterclass is designed for experienced teen actors on the path to professional theater. Tyce is an award-winning actor, having appeared in numerous stage productions both in NYC and around the country. He made his NYC stage debut in 2011 as Spinks in the original Off-Broadway production of Kissless. He has also appeared in: Spring Awakening, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Ragtime, The Sound of Music, and more. In film, Tyce starred as Billy in Horrible Turn, a prequel to Dr. Horrible with Neil Patrick Harris.

  • Firehouse Arts Center Theater | Master Teacher: Tyce Green
  • Tu 6//21| 1:30-5:30pm
  • 1 class | $55R/$61N
  • Ages 13-18
  • Registration Code: 62131
  • Students must come prepared with sheet music for their favorite song from a musical to work on
  • Professional piano accompaniment provided by Kevin Roland





Teen Playwrights’ Summer Workshop   Teens in this unique theater camp will work together to create their very own original works; monologues, scenes, and even short plays. This program is designed to give teens a hands-on experience with the playwriting process from concept to stage.

  • Firehouse Arts Center | Instructor: City Staff
  • M-F 6/20-7/15* | 9:00am-Noon | No Camp 7/4
  • 19 classes | $350R/$385N
  • Ages 11-17
  • Registration Code: 62127
  • Performances: Th 7/14 and F 7/15 at 5:30pm




Make-Up Basics for the Stage   Teens will learn the basics of make-up design for the stage and will apply this knowledge in preparation for Summer Drama Camp’s productions of Peter Pan JR., Mulan Jr., and Willy Wonka KIDS.

  • Firehouse Arts Center | Instructor: TBA
  • M-F 6/27-7/1 1:30-4:30pm
  • 5 classes | $171R/$188N
  • Ages 14-17
  • Registration Code: 62132




Theater Arts Intensive for TEENS   Teen performers will enjoy digging deeper into the art of theater. In addition to scene study, advanced auditioning techniques, and improvisation, staff will engage participants in clowning techniques and music theatre. Participants will have the opportunity to perform in front of a live audience 7/14 and 7/15 at the Firehouse Arts Center at 5:30pm. An afternoon snack is provided.

  • Firehouse Arts Center | Director: Andrew Mondello
  • Tu-F/ M 7/5-7/15* 1:30-4:30pm
  • 9 classes | $255R/$281N
  • Ages 11-17
  • Registration Code: 62125
  • Performances: Th 7/14 & F 7/15 | 5:30pm
  • *No camp 7/4




Mulan JR.   Participants will have an excellent time in this updated teens-only musical performance camp designed just for them! Learn deeper theater skills in preparation for this summer’s production of Mulan JR.! Camp will run 9:00am–3:00pm M, 7/18–W, 7/20 for tech rehearsals.

  • Amador Theater | Director: Salim Razawi
  • M-F 6/27-7/22* 9:00am-12:30pm
  • 17 classes | $455R/$501N
  • Ages 11-17
  • Registration Code: 62122
  • Camp will run 9:00am-3:00pm, M 7/18 – W 7/20 for tech rehearsals.
  • Performances: Th 7/21 7:30pm & F 7/22 2:00pm
  • *No camp 7/21, 7/22

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Tech Camps

Tech Camp—Stage Craft & Set Design   High school students will be directly involved with designing, painting, and assembling the set and props for various Drama Camp productions.

  • Amador Theater | Director: Alandra Hileman
  • M-F 6/20-7/8* 9:00am-12:30pm
  • 14 classes | $215R/$237N
  • Ages 14-18
  • Registration Code: 62126
  • *No camp 7/4


Tech Camp—Lighting & Sound   High school students will learn the basics of lighting and sound for the stage and apply that knowledge to supporting the upcoming Summer Drama Camp productions.

  • Amador Theater | Alandra Hileman
  • M-F 7/11-7/15 9:00am-12:30pm
  • 5 classes | $171R/$188N
  • Ages 14-18
  • Registration Code: 62133


Tech Camp—Production Crew   Prerequisite: Any 2016 Tech Camp, Costuming for the Stage, or Make-up Basics for the Stage. Students will apply what they have learned during the summer to run tech crew for Peter Pan JR. and Mulan JR. Campers are also eligible to support Willy Wonka KIDS the week of 7/25–7/29.

  • Amador Theater | Instructor: City Staff
  • M-F 7/18-7/22 9:00am-12:30pm
  • 5 classes | $85R/$98N
  • Ages 14-18
  • Registration Code: 62134



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Creatures of Impulse Teen Improv Camp   It’s time for your favorite award-winning teen improv camp! Games, scene work, long-form improv, genre work, and more will be a part of this fun performing arts experience. There will be a culminating performance Friday, 8/5 at 5:00pm at the Firehouse Arts Center featuring performers from both camp sessions. Campers must provide their own lunch. A small afternoon snack is provided.

  • Firehouse Arts Center | Director: Mark Duncanson & Jeff Zavattero
  • 5 classes | $240R/$264N

Middle School—Ages 10-14

  • M-F 7/25-7/29 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Registration Code: 62128

High School—Ages 14-17

  • M-F 8/1-8/5 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Registration Code: 62129



Looking for Drama Camps for KIDS ages 5-11? CLICK HERE



Firehouse Young Artist Collective

A group of high school youth with a unified passion for the arts.

This group is for all high school teens who share a unified passion for the visual and performing arts. Participants in this group will earn volunteers hours in the arts and support youth and teen arts programs with the City of Pleasanton. We will also go arts realated field trips throughout the season.
The FYAC is now an affordable City of Pleasanton program you can register for. Only $70 (resident) and $77 (non-resident) for the entire year.  To register, use activity code 61047 when you visit www.pleasantonfun.com.

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