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Community Outreach + Education

In addition to offering our award winning TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences) and our international recognized TVY (Theatre for the Very Young) productions Bay Area Children’s Theatre offers a robust variety of education and community outreach programs throughout the Bay Area.

Community Outreach
Student Matinees Story Explorers Arts in Schools Musical Theatre Outreach
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Our Student Matinee program provides free or subsidized access to our On Stage productions to more than 25,000 students each year.

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Story Explorers brings the benefits of experiencing theatre to students living with autism and other disabilities. This is a key element of our commitment to access and inclusion for every child.

See the program in action!

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Our Arts in Schools program helps to keep the arts alive in Bay Area schools by bringing arts educators into classrooms to provide workshops, in-depth teaching artist residencies, and after-school enrichment.

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This outreach initiative develops sustainable multi-year musical theatre programs in Title I public elementary schools.


Education
Academy Classes Advanced Performers Summer Camp Student Leadership
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Our award-winning musical theatre studio offers workshop classes for children ages 4 to 18. Classes ignite the joy of performance in while exploring creativity and storytelling.

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Develop musical theatre skills and create in-depth ensemble-driven works guided by BACT specialists in dance, voice, and creative storytelling. We complete our competitive-level training, by traveling together to the Junior Theatre Festival.

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Our performance-based classes give children special opportunities that build their self-confidence, impart self-reliance, and prepare them for success in the adult world ahead.

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Offers training to participants interested in taking their experience with BACT to the next level. Participants will be role models to their peers as they garner valuable on-the-job training on the creative production process.
Bay Area Children's Theatre  |  Phone: 510-296-4433  |  info@bactheatre.org