Theatre

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 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

Support Young Learners at the Washington Pavilion

DAPA Shakespeare Camp: Two Gentlemen of Verona Ages 14-18

In this two-week long intensive, join our professional directing team to explore the beautiful language and complex characters presented by William Shakespeare.

Jun. 11
1:00 PM

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DAPA Musical Theatre Camp: The Most Epic Birthday Party Ever Ages 9-11

This summer’s musical is a zany and hilarious new musical that young actors will have a blast performing!

Jul. 9
8:30 AM

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DAPA Tech Theatre Camp at Augustana University

Students ages 14 - 18 will work side by side with Augustana’s technical theatre staff and will spend the week learning the tricks of the trade from concept and design to painting and construction.

Jul. 9
9:00 AM

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DAPA Musical Theatre Camp at Augustana University

Students will audition and will spend the two weeks learning from and working alongside Augustana theatre professors and students on the Augustana stage. This summer, we are presenting GREASE.

Jul. 16
1:00 PM

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DAPA Junior Musical Theatre Camp: Sleeping Beauty KIDS (AM) ages 6-8

Challenge yourself, rehearse and learn the importance of teamwork in a 2-week theatre camp that culminates in a full-scale musical performance.

Jul. 30
8:30 AM

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DAPA Junior Musical Theatre Camp: Sleeping Beauty KIDS (PM) ages 6-8

Challenge yourself, rehearse and learn the importance of teamwork in a 2-week theatre camp that culminates in a full-scale musical performance.

Jul. 30
1:00 PM

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