Training Programs

La Jolla Playhouse offers a series of fun, interactive theatre training programs throughout the summer through its Young Performers or [email protected] programs, including Young Performers’ Workshop (YPW) for grades 3 – 12; Young Performers’ Academy (YPA) for grades 5 – 12; and Young Performers’ Conservatory (YPC) for grades 10 – 12. Additionally, the Playhouse Tech Theatre class for grades 7 – 12 introduces young people to the technical aspects of theatre.

Young Performers' Workshop

A four-week workshop for students grades 3 – 12. Teaching Artists inspire young actors to reach for the stars and build theatre skills.

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Young Performers' Academy

A two-week intensive for students in grades 5 – 12. A perfect experience for the student who is eager to take their YPW experience to the next level.

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Young Performers' Conservatory

Each summer, the Tony Award-winning La Jolla Playhouse offers an intensive five-week acting experience for high school students grades 10 – 12. This program is designed for the serious performer who wants to develop the skills for a career in the professional theatre.

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Tech Theatre

A special week-long class which introduces young people in grades 7 – 12 to the exciting work that goes on behind the scenes to make a production happen.

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Girl Scouts San Diego Empowerment Theatre Program

Working with the San Diego Chapter of Girl Scouts of the USA, the Playhouse conducts a three-week program which teaches theatre skills and techniques that inspire young women to discover their own voices and embrace opportunities to become empowered leaders.

For more information about this program, or to register a girl scout in Empowerment Theatre program, please visit the Girl Scouts San Diego website or click on the following link:

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