Acting Classes & Theatre Programs for Kids & Teens in Long Beach
If you’ve got a kid who loves to sing, act, or dance, you’ve gotta check out what Long Beach has to offer!
Classes, camps, workshops, and drop-in improv for ages 7-16.
Emerging Artists Musical Theatre Academy
Long Beach, Lakewood, & Torrance
Musical productions, intensives, camps, and workshops for ages 3 and up.
GO-FAME Youth Theatre Company
Two large-scale musicals, small-scale shows, and offer camps, classes, and workshops for ages 8-18.
International City Theater
Summer Youth Conservatory for ages 7-16 teachers acting, music, dance and playwriting. ICT also puts on free shows for their Free Saturday Family Theatre Series. Visit their website for upcoming productions and to make reservations.
Musical Theatre West
Summer youth conservatory for students (ages 7-18). Performances are usually held at Carpenter Performing Arts Center at CSULB and Beverly O’Neill Theater in Downtown Long Beach. Visit their website to learn about student matinee shows and traveling theater productions.
The Kids Theatre Company (TKTC)
Various Long Beach Locations
Kids (K-8th grade) who are interested in acting, singing, performing and dancing are encouraged to try out for a role. There are opportunities at various locations across Long Beach, including local schools. Most auditions are held at their Expo location in Bixby Knolls.
YaYa’s Performance Academy
Acting classes ages 2 and up and summer camps for ages 7 and up. Unlike most theatre programs where there auditions are needed, YaYa’s guarantees a role in the production to all who enroll and complete the instruction.
Near Long Beach
MYART (Musical Youth Artists Repertory Theatre)
After-school programs, workshops, and summer camps for children of all levels and ages. Sessions include training in voice, acting, and dance.
Phantom Projects Theatre Group
Acting classes and coaching for ages 10-18.