Lakeshore Players Theatre arts education programs include a range of classes and workshops for adults, after-school classes for K-5, in-school residencies where Lakeshore Players Theatre brings the theatre right into the schools, plus fun summer programs.
Theatre arts education integrates life and learning through experience. Comprehensive classes are led by professional teaching artists to enhance creative expression while developing useful life skills. Lakeshore Players is thrilled to offer classes and workshops for all people, all ages, and all abilities.
Pre-registration is required for every program.
Capacity is limited and classes are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.
A class may be cancelled due to low enrollment.
If a class is cancelled, your registration fee will be returned.
Payment must be received for registration to be confirmed.
Registration will be confirmed by email.
Sorry, we cannot pro-rate, refund, or issue credit for missed classes.
We know plans change! If you have to cancel, we can only issue a credit if you let us know at least a week before the class start date.
Students must wear clothes and shoes that allow for movement.
Thanks to donations from Lakeshore Players supporters and foundations, limited financial assistance is available in the form of partial scholarships. To apply, download and complete a scholarship request form, and we will do our utmost to honor your request.
Questions? Contact Molly Weibel, Education Director at 651-478-7432 or email@example.com
SPRING 2019 CLASSES
SUMMER 2019 CAMPS & CLASSES
OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS 6-12
Lakeshore Players Theatre is thrilled to offer a new program for students interested in pursuing their passion for theatre and honing their craft.
Emerging Voices is a workshop and performance series that pairs Twin Cities Professional Theatre Artists with a performance by Lakeshore Players Theatre for a night of incredible theatre education and conversation. Secure your spot today to ensure you won’t miss this incredible opportunity!
Each ticket to an Emerging Voices workshop night includes a workshop with a Twin Cities’ Theatre Professional, dinner hosted at LPT, a ticket to the current LPT performance, and a talk back with the cast and crew after the show.
Cost: $25-$35 per workshop
Mary Poppins || MAY 11, 2019
Workshop with Dorian Brooke
Tap has been synonymous with Broadway for almost as long as The Great White Way has been in existence. Even if you don’t know how to tap, join us in learning some tap basics which will give you the confidence to feel secure in your dance call. Already know how to tap? Join us anyhow, and learn how to really show off your skills in the audition room or on stage, and help you stand out and be noticed!
Born and raised in Minneapolis, Dorian Brooke has been performing since a young age. She graduated in 2015 from Ole Miss with a BFA in Theatre and a Minor in Dance. Since then, she has continued to pursue her passions both on the stage and off. In addition to doing the Tap choreography for Mary Poppins, Dorian also choreographed "Cabaret" for Lakeshore (Fall 2018) and will be choreographing "Gypsy" in the fall. She can currently be seen on stage in "Victor Victoria" at Artistry MN.
STUDENTS ENTERING 2ND GRADE THROUGH EXITING 7TH GRADE
The Summer Youth Players Jr. are back for another summer of exciting theatre opportunities for actors entering 2nd grade through exiting 7th grade. Join us for our show this year, Dear Edwina, Jr! a fun, fast-paced musical centering around the gift of giving good advice, and knowing when to take your own.
Camp Dates: Monday through Friday, June 10th through 28th
Performances: June 28th-30th
Cost for Students: $395
Times: 9:00-12:00 (Morning Session) or 1:00-4:00 (Afternoon Session)
STUDENTS ENTERING 8TH GRADE THROUGH EXITING 12TH GRADE
Whether participants choose to register for the optional writing workshops that will create the text of the play, attend the no-additional-cost tech sessions to build, sew, light, and paint the show in the afternoons, or join us just for rehearsal and performance, everyone will have the opportunity to share their talents on the Lakeshore stage. This year’s show will be a student-created show based on The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
Camp Dates: Monday through Friday, July 8th through 26th
Performances: July 26th-28th.
Cost: $450/per student
Time: 9:00-12:00 (Performance Camp) 12:30-3:30 (Optional Technical Theatre Shop Hours).
Writing Workshop Dates: April 30, May 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24
Day and Time: 4:30-6:30 pm, Mondays and Fridays
Cost: $150/student without the performance component || $120/student with the performance component
STUDENTS 15 THROUGH 20 YEARS OLD
Lakeshore Players Theatre is thrilled to be offering a brand new summer intensive for students who are passionate about advancing their career as a musical theatre performer. SYP+ is an audition-based, two week musical theatre intensive program that will take experienced musical theatre performers and bring their work to a whole new level.
Camp Dates: Monday through Friday, July 8th through 19th
Performances: July 19th-21st
Cost: $295/per student
Time: 1:00-6:00 pm
improv-aganza! with the brave new workshop
STUDENTS 7TH THROUGH 12TH GRADE
The Brave New Workshop and Lakeshore Players Theatre has teamed up to offer an exciting improv-aganza class with the longest running comedy theatre in Minnesota! Since 1958, The Brave New Workshop has been creating comedy, satire, and improv shows that garners local and national press! And now they’re here - in White Bear Lake, ready to teach you in the ins, outs, ups, and downs and improvisation ensuring lots of laughs along the way!
SESSION 1 Camp Dates: June 10-15
SESSION 2 Camp Dates: June 17-21
Cost: $260/student per session
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
page to stage class: the rainbow fish!
STUDENTS KINDERGARTEN THROUGH 2ND GRADE
Join us for our first ever Page to Stage class where we will be taking a beloved story and exploring the tale through arts and crafts, movement, song, and acting! Come be a part of the fun this summer in an exciting week long camp geared toward actors grades Kindergarten through 2nd grade. Learn fun songs, make exciting arts and crafts, and act out this well known story as we explore different creative avenues!
Tuition is $150/student
Camp Dates: July 15th-19th
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm