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The Gift of Performance.

Bay Area Children's Theatre offers musical theatre classes for ages 4 through 14. Our award-winning programs give students an opportunity to explore their creativity while gaining skills and confidence on stage and having a blast!



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Performance-Based Classes
Fall Registration Now Open in Most Locations!

Little Performers (Grades K - 1)

Explore the world of a show in this creative and engaging class designed for Kindergarten and 1st Graders!

Relying on their imaginations and the guidance of our professional teaching artists, these Little Performers will create their own story of adventure, song, and dance! Their unique play will be showcased as the pre-show to the Young Performers' final production. They will also join the older students on stage for the grand finale!

Locations: Alameda, Berkeley, El Cerrito, Livermore, Oakland, Pleasanton, Pittsburg, San Francisco, San Ramon, Sunnyvale

Young Performers (Grades 2 - 5)

Step onto the stage with fellow 2nd – 5th grade performers!

Through the process of rehearsing a musical, students will learn basic theatre skills while having fun and making new friends. In addition to their rehearsal once a week, students are expected to practice their songs and lines at home. At the end of the session, the full show will come to life on stage with colorful sets and costumes.

Locations: Alameda, Berkeley, El Cerrito, Livermore, Oakland, Pleasanton, Pittsburg, San Francisco, San Leandro, San Ramon, Sunnyvale

Next Stage Performers (Grades 5 - 8)

Step onto the next stage with fellow 5th – 8th grade performers!

Students will continue to advance their skills in acting, vocal technique and dance, through the process of rehearsing a musical. In addition to their rehearsals once a week, students are expected to practice their songs and lines at home. At the end of the session, the show will come to life on stage with colorful sets and costumes.

Locations: Alameda, Berkeley, El Cerrito, Livermore, Oakland, Pittsburg, San Ramon


Skill Building Classes


Improv Explosion

Dive into the collaborative world of creating an original piece of theater from the ground up! Through basic improv skills, theatre games, story building workshops and artistic collaboration, our actors will construct their very own unique theatre experience.

Locations: Berkeley, Oakland

Vocal Velocity

This workshop is perfect for kids who love to sing and want to understand and improve their singing voice! All levels welcome.

Locations: Berkeley, Oakland


Pre-K Classes
Fall Registration Now Open in Oakland!


Preschool Performers

Join our imaginative theatre class for the very young, and your preschooler will sing and dance, explore stories and story telling while acting them out with a professional actor and teacher, create themed artwork and costumes through craft projects, and celebrate their own story adventure on the final day of class.

Locations: Oakland, San Ramon

Bay Area Children's Theatre  |  Phone: 510-296-4433  |  info@bactheatre.org