Welcome to STAGES Youth Theater — we’re so glad you’re here! Whether you’re a young person, a parent, or an educator, we would love to tell you more about our educational theater programs for kids of all ages. We invite you to browse our website — and contact us if you have any questions. We hope to see you at STAGES soon!
2022 SUMMER PROGRAMS PLAY AT STAGES THIS SUMMER! We can’t wait to find adventure and create theater with kids of all ages at STAGES Youth Theater during our 16th Summer Program! As we continue to navigate the challenges of the global pandemic, the 2022 Summer Program will include newly updated performance daycamp programs for kids… Continue reading SUMMER PROGRAM REGISTRATION!
Since our founding in 2007, STAGES Youth Theater has striven to be an inclusive, empowering organization for Maine youth. We now realize that inclusivity and anti-racism are not the same, and we recognize that STAGES is not yet an anti-racist space, regardless of how fervently we individually believe that Black Lives Matter. Our Staff and… Continue reading ANTI-RACISM & ACCOUNTABILITY
STAGES Youth Theater emerged from the challenges of 2020 with a renewed sense of purpose and possibility, and for the past two years we have harnessed that energy to make theater in new and innovative ways and adapted our programming to better serve Maine youth. Most importantly, we created safe, nurturing, and fun spaces for… Continue reading Make a Gift to STAGES!
“Being involved in putting on a production teaches lifelong skills. Those who are involved for longer periods of time, or in more productions; they learn to deal with adversity, appreciate diversity, collaborate and get exposed different personalities, understand the correlation of work ethic to results, learn to expect the unexpected, and generally have better coping skills as a result of theatre.”
“My time at STAGES gave me a sense of belonging, and presented an entry point for something that I found myself so passionate about. These experiences helped to shape my love of the arts and appreciate the impact that the performing, and later visual, arts could have on my life.”