Youth Programs

Performing Arts Classes & Camps

LITTLE PERFORMERS

Ages 5-6

Students will build their own play based on the characters in Seussical KIDS, relying on their imaginations and guided by their teacher. These little Performers create a brand new story full of adventure, song, and dance. Their play will be showcased as the prologue to the Young Performers class final production and they will then join the older students on stage in the finale of Seussical KIDS.

Final Performances: Saturday Class: Sa, 1/26, 11:00am | Tuesday Class:  Sa, 1/26, 2:00pm | Thursday Class: Sa, 1/26, 5:00pm

  • Tuesday Session Tu       9/25-1/16*      3:30pm-4:15pm        Code: 9650
  • Thursday Session Th       9/27-1/18*      3:30pm-4:15pm        Code: 9651
  • Saturday Session Sa       9/29-1/20*      9:30am-10:15am      Code: 9652

*No class: 11/20, 11/22, 11/24, 12/25, 12/27, 12/29, 1/1, 1/3, 1/5

 

YOUNG PERFORMERS

Ages 7-10

This class is the perfect forum to learn basic musical theater skills in acting, voice, and dance, while encouraging teamwork. Note that students will be expected to practice at home. Students will perform under the bright lights at the Amador Theater.

Final Performances: Saturday Class: Sa, 1/26, 11:00am | Tuesday Class:  Sa, 1/26, 2:00pm | Thursday Class: Sa, 1/26, 5:00pm

  • Tuesday Session Tu       9/25-1/16*      4:30pm-6:00pm        Code: 9655
  • Thursday Session Th       9/27-1/18*      4:30pm-6:00pm        Code: 9654
  • Saturday Session Sa       9/29-1/20*      10:30am-12:00pm    Code: 9653

*No class: 11/20, 11/22, 11/24, 12/25, 12/27, 12/29, 1/1, 1/3, 1/5

 

YOUTH CHORUS

Grades 3-5

Be a part of a Firehouse Arts Center holiday tradition. Youth participants will learn songs in a supportive and process-based environment in preparation for the 7th Annual Holiday Youth Music Festival to be performed Saturday, 11/24 at 6:00pm at the Firehouse Arts Center. In addition to experienced teaching artists, high school music students from the High School Music Collaborative will help guide the young performers in this process.

– Brush-Up Rehearsal W, 11/14, 4:00-5:00pm

– Participants are strongly encouraged to attend all classes to be prepared for the performance on Sa, 11/24 at 6:00pm.

– Those missing two or more classes may not be prepared to perform

– Participants are encouraged to bring water

  • M | 9/17-11/5 | 4:00-5:00pm | Firehouse Arts Center | Instructor: Andrew Mondello
  • 8 classes | $155R/$171N
  • Code: 9656

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KIDS WINTER DRAMA CAMP

Ages 7-10

Learn by doing in this fun and engaging Drama Camp. Participants will engage in a host of theater games and activities designed to keep their performance ‘toolbox’ well stocked; great for beginners or experienced performers. Staff from Summer Drama Camps 2018 will facilitate this three-day performing arts experience.

  • Firehouse Arts Center | Instructor: Firehouse Arts Center Staff
  • W-F 12/26-12/28 9:00am-3:00pm | Firehouse Arts Center | Instructor: Summer Drama Camp 2018 Staff
  • 3 classes | $105R/$115N
  • Code: 9660

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Youth Art Classes

Young@Art, an exciting and educational afternoon program for kids ages 5-11.  Kids will learn about each new exhibit in the Harrington Gallery and then create a fun art project to take home. Visit PleasantonFun.com to sign up.

BUILDINGS & BRIDGES

  • Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018
  • 4:30-5:45pm
  • Ages 5-11, R$15/N$18
  • Code 6940

This gallery exhibit  is all about structures, like bridges and highways, and the ways artists see them. Just as there are many layers in construction of large structures, we will construct some paper sculptures and make some fun technical drawings of amazing bridges and highways.

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STEP RIGHT UP AND SEE THE SHOW!

  • Thursday, Oct 18, 2018
  • 4:30-5:45pm
  • Ages 5-11, R$15/N$22
  • Code 6942

A colorful and amazing quilt show in the gallery will address the joy of music and theater.  After looking at the works of art, let’s design our own stage and theater set in the classroom!

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A LOOK AT THE LOCALS

  • Thursday, Dec 6, 2018
  • 4:30-5:45pm
  • Ages 5-11, R$20/N$23
  • Code 6944

Kids will see a wide variety of artwork in the Harrington Gallery during the Pleasanton Art League Members’ exhibit.  What can we learn about the colors?  The styles?  The arrangements of shapes?  A related art project follows in Studio A.

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