THEATER PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE!

PLAY at STAGES this Season!


Welcome! We are so delighted you are considering a STAGES class, daycamp or production program, and invite you to browse our upcoming opportunities below.

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STAGES is working toward our goal of providing expanded access to our programs through a scholarship process. In the meantime, we welcome your inquiries about how we can make our programs more financially accessible for your family. Please contact us any time!


Spring 2023 Theater Programs!

Please review the locations, dates and times of the programs you’re interested in, as STAGES offers programs in our STAGES venue, at Meetinghouse Arts in Freeport, or at Breakwater School in Portland! (If no location is listed, you may assume the program takes place at STAGES).

AGES 10+

ACTING SHOWCASE:
MELODRAMA & DEADLY ENCOUNTERS!

Newly expanded to 6 weeks! Broadway meets Hollywood in this acting class for young people of all experience levels! Rehearse challenging and exciting scenes, this time focusing on some of the most heart-stopping moments and tear-inducing deaths. This class will conclude with a Showcase Performance for invited guests!

MONDAYS
4:00pm-5:30pm
Mar 6-Apr 10
Tuition: $180

AGES 7-9

ACTING ADVENTURES
TREASURE COVE: PIRATES & MERMAIDS!

Meet (and become!) pirates, mermaids, and other seafaring folk and creatures as you face new challenges and fierce adversaries in your search for the legendary TREASURE COVE!  It will take creativity, collaboration, and resourcefulness to save the day, as the story continues each week with a new set of training exercises and obstacles to overcome!

THURSDAYS
4:00pm-5:00pm
Mar 9-Apr 13
Tuition: $135

Note: This class meets at STAGES Youth Theater in Portland.

AGES 10-14

IMPROV ENSEMBLE
(IN FREEPORT
)

Newly expanded to 6 weeks! Want to learn about improv? Looking for a place to practice the skills you already have? Join our Improv Ensemble! We’ll play improv games, create scenes with new friends, and bring out our storytelling powers. This class is ideal for both experienced “hams” and those brand new to improv!

MONDAYS
4:00pm-5:30pm
Mar 6-Apr 10
Tuition: $180

AGES 5-6

ACTING ADVENTURES:
PET VETS – THE SAHARA DESERT!

Join the PET VETS team and receive a map to your next assignment — this time in the Sahara Desert! Meet up with your team leaders, receive your supplies, and set out to help the animals living in one of the dryest, hottest, places on Earth! The story continues each week with a new animal rescue adventure! Do you have what it takes to be a PET VET?!

WEDNESDAYS
4:00pm-4:45pm
Mar 1-Apr 12
Tuition: $95

Note: There will be NO classes on March 22 (first night of Ramadan) and April 5 (first night of Passover). This class meets at STAGES Youth Theater in Portland.


2023 SUMMER PROGRAMS!

Registration is now open for STAGES Summer Programs with options for students ages 6-18!


Programs Currently in Progress!

AGES 12+

MUSICAL THEATER
ENSEMBLE

AGES 12+

ACTING
ENSEMBLE

AGES 9-11

YOUNG PERFORMERS
ENSEMBLE

“Thank you STAGES for helping me make friends. Thank you for helping me come out of my shell. Thank you for providing a safe place for me to explore myself and my art.”

Brooke Papineau, STAGES Alum

“I have very low self confidence but through STAGES I managed to find self worth and pride in what I could accomplish. STAGES changed my entire life.”

Abigail DeLuca, STAGES Alum