UPDATED JULY 2015: Enroll your child in theater classes in Rockland County. There are tons of performing arts venues in Rockland County that provide creative opportunities for kids. Give your budding Shakespeare theater classes and find the best local theater programs in Rockland County.
25 W. Central Ave., Pearl River APPLAUSE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER 845-920-1555; 201-362-4948
APPLAUSE is an educational theater organization specializing in musical theater classes and shows for children 3-18. APPLAUSE offers classes in all three artistic disciplines: acting, singing, and dancing. Ms. Renna provides a unique opportunity for kids to perform in shows, creating special parts for each child. Your child will develop self-confidence and self-esteem in the supportive environment. APPLAUSE provides programs and performances year-round, so call or email for current programs and show information. You can also join our exciting APPLAUSE Company, which performs at Hershey Park, festivals, and special events. 8 Second St., Lower Level, New City CLARKSTOWN THEATRE COMPANY 845-708-2288
Clarkstown Theatre Company began in our community to create and develop artists as actors and performers. We are a year-round studio that offers acting classes, musical theater workshops, and intimate, original showpieces. Join us where the craft of theater is experienced in a warm and positive environment with professional instructors. Give us a call to see if your child might flourish in our studios, where imagination, and the craft of acting are taught with a sense of humor! Registration for our fall classes begins August 17. 142 Main St., Nyack HELEN HAYES YOUTH THEATER 845-826-2049
Celebrating our 17th year of excellence in theater education, the Helen Hayes Youth Theater offers year-round theater programs for kids ages 4-21. All productions culminate in fully staged productions on our professional stage. During the school year, we offer weekend and weekday classes and productions. Summer theater runs for eight weeks of two-week sessions. Auditions for our mainstage productions take place in September and January. Workshop and class registration throughout the year. Please join us for professional training in a friendly, supportive environment.