Summer Youth Programs

Young Performers at La Jolla Playhouse

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, Conservatory for grades 10 – 12 and Technical Theatre Training (Tech) for grades 7 – 12.

Young Performers' Workshop (YPW)

In a fun-filled environment, performers are divided into age-appropriate groups and study acting, improvisation, musical theatre and stage movement.

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Young Performers' Academy (YPA)

Building upon the four principles of YPW: acting, improvisation, movement and musical theatre, YPA students will discover new ways to apply these skills by creating an original performance and learning the process of developing a script. Working with a director, a final presentation will take place at the end of the program for the community.

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La Jolla Playhouse offers students grades 10-12 an intensive five-week experience to prepare for a serious college program.

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Technical Theatre Training (Tech)

An introductory survey course in the vocational skills necessary to become professional theatre technicians, including: costumes, props and scenic building and painting.

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