Youth Programs

Performing Arts Classes & Camps

Summer Drama Camps | Ages 5-11

Drama Camp

Looking for Drama Camps for TEENS ages 11-18? 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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Lil’ Bit Players—Willy Wonka KIDS   After years of requests, it’s finally here! The younger set will be thrilled to learn theater skills and make new friends in a fun and age appropriate environment for Lil’ Bit Player’s production of Willy Wonka KIDS! 

  • Foothill High School MP | Director: Jeff Zavattero
  • M-Th 7/11-7/29 | 11:30am-1:00pm
  • 16 classes | $195R/$215N
  • Ages 5 & 6
  • Camp moves to The Firehouse Arts Center 7/22
  • Registration Code: 62130
  • Performances: Th 7/28 & F 7/29 at 6:00pm | Call Time 4:30pm | Firehouse Arts Center

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Willy Wonka KIDS   Campers ages 7-10 will love learning theater skills, making friends, and working together in preparation for their production of Willy Wonka KIDS. This camp will be joined by Lil’ Bit for all-inclusive culminating performances.

  • Foothill High School MP | Director: Jeff Zavattero
  • M-Th 7/5-7/29* 9:30am-1:00pm
  • 20 classes | $345R/$380N
  • Ages 7-10
  • Camp moves to The Firehouse Arts Center 7/22
  • Registration Code: 62136
  • *No camp 7/4

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Peter Pan JR.   It’s time for another season of Pleasanton’s favorite musical theater camp designed with even more attention to developmental ages and stages! Learn theater skills and make new friends in preparation for this summer’s production of Peter Pan JR. for ages 8-11!

  • Firehouse Arts Center | Director: Angela Pappachan
  • M-F 6/27-7/22* 9:00am-12:30pm
  • 17 classes | $455R/$501N
  • Ages 8-11
  • Registration Code: 62123
  • Camp will run 9:00am-3:00pm, M 7/18 – W 7/20 for tech rehearsals.
  • Performances: Th 7/21 2:00pm & F 7/22 7:30pm
  • *No camp 7/4, 7/21, 7/22

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Theater Arts Intensive for KIDS    Young performers in this camp will learn auditioning techniques, acting skills, clowning, music theatre, and more. Campers will receive real-time feedback and instruction in a safe and age-appropriate environment. Participants will have the opportunity to perform in front of a live audience the evenings of July 14 and 15 at 5:30pm at the Firehouse Arts Center. A small afternoon snack is provided.

  • Firehouse Arts Center | Director: Andrew Mondello
  • M-F 6/20-7/1 1:30-4:30pm
  • 10 classes | $255R/$281N
  • Ages 7-10
  • Registration Code: 62124
  • Performances: Th 7/14 & F 7/15 | 5:30pm

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Looking for Drama Camps for TEENS ages 11-18? CLICK HERE


Youth Art Classes

Young@Art is 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. 

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Upcoming Young@Art Classes:

Spring Into Summer Participants will see paintings of wonderful plants and insects that could be living right in their own backyards! In the studio, they will create their own “Backyard Beauty” art piece, using a variety of media and some special props.

  •  1 class $15R/$20N
  • Ages 5-11
  • Registration Code: 61643
  • Thursday, June 23, 2016, 4:30-5:45
  • Location: Firehouse Arts Center
  • Instructors: Julie Finegan, Debbie Wardrope

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Celebrating Asian Art Students will enjoy the Harrington Gallery’s exhibit of art by Asian American Women in the Bay Area, then go to the studio upstairs and create some colorful koinobori and mandalas.

  •  1 class $15R/$20N
  • Ages 5-11
  • Registration Code: 62510
  • Thursday, August 4, 2016, 4:30-5:45
  • Location: Firehouse Arts Center
  • Instructors: Julie Finegan, Debbie Wardrope

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Mix & Match! Kids will visit the Harrington Gallery to see the local art exhibit, featuring many different styles and artists.  Then they’ll pick 2 of their favorites and mix and match up in the studio.

  •  1 class $15R/$20N
  • Ages 5-11
  • Registration Code: 62511
  • Thursday, September 29, 2016, 4:30-5:45
  • Location: Firehouse Arts Center
  • Instructors: Julie Finegan, Debbie Wardrope

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