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Acting Out

Save your drama for Acting Out! Their camps (ages 7-14) and workshops celebrate creativity through developing drama skills, ensemble building and a whole lot of fun.

CSArts Academy Summer Program

This summer, CSArts Academy provides a creative and nurturing environment for students (8-15) to pursue the arts. Classes and intensives at both the beginner and advanced level include: acting for the camera (film or TV), musical theatre revue, theatre arts exploration, special effects makeup, and production & design.

Musical Theatre West

Musical Theatre West and Go-Fame Youth Theatre Company are teaming up for their Summer Youth Conservatory, The Frozen Jr. Edition, for ages 8-18. Each day of camp will include workshops, training, and rehearsals taught by theatre professionals; special guests; and lessons in play production, set design, lighting, costuming, and make-up.

Orange County Children’s Theatre (OCCT)

OCCT trains each child in the crafts and skills required for the theatre, and places great importance on developing the child’s self-esteem. This summer’s camps for ages 5-18 include: From Zero to Hero; Puppy Overload; and Who’s the Baddest of Them All. Dancing Queen is for ages 12 and up.

South Coast Repertory – Summer Theater Workshop for Youth and Teens

Theatre acting camps for kids and teens (grades 3-12) can include: voice, movement, character development, improv, combat, playwriting, audition techniques and more, taught by experienced, professional artists. Participants (grades 7-12) learn what it means to “act” a song and “sing” a scene in their musical theatre camps. Plus, SCR’s Teen Improv Class, offered July 27 – August 8.

The Young Americans

Is your camper ready to star in an unrivaled 45-minute fully-staged show with The Young Americans? Forty college-age performers from around the world lead a week of voice, dance, comedy improvisation, songwriting, performance techniques, and more – and at the end of the week, campers perform in a 2-act show alongside The Young Americans! So Cal locations include Long Beach, Irvine, and more.

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

The Wallis’ family programming includes in-depth courses for young artists; theater programs for young people with autism; a summer intensive with Broadway performers; free dance lessons with Debbie Allen; and family-friendly performances.

Act Out Theatre Company

Act Out Theatre Company offers tuition-free theatre and arts education to at-risk youth and traditionally under-served children in Long Beach.

Acting Academy for Kids

A performing arts program that offers classes, workshops, and camps to train the next generation of talented performers. Classes include musical theatre, film/TV, glee club, and private vocal, piano, and acting lessons. Programs for teens also available.

Arts & Learning Conservatory

Arts & Learning Conservatory programs include theater for youth as young as kindergarten; vocal workshop; beginning acting; teen voice; intro to tap; and improv. After-school programs, musical camps and school productions.

Biola Youth Theater

A youth theater company that trains students (ages 6-18) in voice, dance, and acting with an emphasis on spiritual principles.

Broadway on Tour Children’s Theatre

They offer shows geared for young audiences. Shows are performed by kids (ages 8-20), with auditions open to the public. All performances held at the historic Ebell Theater.

Buena Park Youth Theatre

The Youth Theatre has been producing Broadway musicals since 1980. Over the years over 3100 young people between the ages of 8 to 18 have participated. Shows are presented with complete professional lighting, sound, full costumes and complete sets. 

GO-FAME Youth Theatre Company

Kids (ages 8-18) learn about and experience theater from audition to performance, both on stage and behind the scenes. They produce two large-scale musicals, small-scale shows as well as offer classes and workshops.

Laguna Playhouse Youth Theater

Acting and musical theater classes for ages 9-18, as well as fully-produced theatrical productions designed for young audiences. Workshops, and summer camps available. 

Long Beach Playhouse

The Playhouse produces 13 shows annually while actively collaborating with other artists and arts organizations.