Dakota Academy of Performing Arts: Theatre

Theatre students at DAPA at the Washington Pavilion gain fundamental training and acting experience through classes, youth productions and master class opportunities offered throughout the year. These opportunities provide positive collaboration and challenging actor training while emphasizing the value of community service through the arts.

Youth Productions

DAPA at the Washington Pavilion is proud to offer a wide range of theatre opportunities for community youth and families. Past youth productions include THE WIZARD OF OZ, JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, SHREK, JR, THE LITTLE MERMAID, JR, ANNIE JR, DISNEY'S THE LION KING JR and many more. Other productions, presented by our Musical Theatre Camps include HONK!, SEUSSICAL, JR, HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, JR, URINETOWN, HAMLET and more.

Upcoming Youth Theatre Productions

Upcoming Youth Theatre Auditions

DAPA at the Washington Pavilion presents: MAGIC IN ME

MAGIC IN ME emphasizes how special each person is. Equipped with nothing more than a toy shovel and pail, little Do-Nothing Dale appears to be a wizard in name only. Laughed at and excluded by her colleagues, Magnificent Mervin and Wonder Wanda, Dale sets out on a journey to find her own “little bit of magic.”

Feb. 16
2:00 PM

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DAPA at the Washington Pavilion presents: FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY THE MUSICAL

With the help of her loveable schoolmates, including an amazingly talented ballerina, a cutie jock, a charming ditz and a totally kooky teacher, Freckleface learns that everyone is different – and that's what makes everyone special.

Mar. 24
2:00 PM

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DAPA at the Washington Pavilion presents: DISNEY’S THE LION KING JR

The African savannah comes to life on stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle... and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.

May. 5
2:00 PM

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