14 Theater Programs for Kids in Westchester

Theater Programs for Kids in Westchester

Is your kiddo ready to take centerstage? Have them hone in their skills (and develop some new ones!) by taking a theater class in Westchester. Below, we’re sharing a variety of local program that offer acting, dance, singing, playwriting, and some really cool summer camps.

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Arc Stages (Pleasantville)

Kids as young as 10 months old can enjoy classes at Arc Stages via their Little Arcs class. Here, kids and their parents participate in singing, movement, puppetry, instruments, storytime and more! Other programs include Creative Kids, Little Theater Class, Young Actors Performance Workshop, Tween Workshop, Teen Intensive, and private lessons. Arc Stages, 147 Wheeler Ave, Pleasantville, NY 10570

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Performance at Random Farms Kids’ Theater

Random Farms Kids’ Theater (Elmsford)

Random Farms offers a ton of classes for the budding theatrical artist. This includes group and private lessons for kids in grades K-9 where they can hone in on their singing and acting skills as well as school break camps and summer camps. They also offer  “Be In A Show” classes (devised by grades) where kids will learn everything they need to perform on stage over the course of 10-11 weeks. Random Farms Kids’ Theater, 77 Executive Blvd, Elmsford, NY 10523

Broadway Training Center of Westchester (Hastings-on-Hudson)

This popular theater school offers a host of classes for kids, including dance, voice, improv, jazz, ensemble, acting, and a summer camp. Classes start at grade K-12. They also have adult programs. Broadway Training Center of Westchester, 10 Washington Ave, Hastings-On-Hudson, NY 10706.

Classes at The Play Group Theatre
Classes at The Play Group Theatre

Play Group Theater (White Plains)

The Play Group Theater offers kids’ program for ages 4-14. This includes programs such as sketch comedy, theater lab, mainstage, private classes, and some really interesting summer camps. This includes design/tech, little theater camp, on camera camp, and more. Play Group Theater, 1 N Broadway #111, White Plains, NY 10601

Sandbox Theatre (Mamaroneck)

Sandbox Theatre offers many fun classes for kids and adults. This includes programs for kids ages 3-grade 8, such as Sandbox Tykes where kids will perform songs from Disney movies; acting for kids; and acting and improv. They also offer some cool speciality summer camps for kids such as Stranger Things camp, Zombies Tribute week, Harry Potter week, and more. Sandbox Theater, 300 Waverly Ave 2nd floor, Mamaroneck, NY 10543

The Westchester School of Speech and Drama (Scarsdale)

The Westchester School of Speech and Drama offers a variety of programs for kids with a focus on helping them to build confidence while also developing their acting,  public speaking, and improv skills. This includes breathing exercises, memorization and recitation of poetry, prose and plays, improv, acting and directing techniques, literary appreciation, and theater games. The Westchester School of Speech and Drama, 133 Popham Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583

Camp at Theater O
Camp at Theater O

Theater O (Ossining)

Theater O offers a variety of classes and a summer camp for kids. Programs are devised by age and include acting, improv, musical theater, movement, playwriting, directing, sketch comedy, and more. For the summer, kids can enjoy their fair tale camp, Harry Potter camp, and Hey Kids! Let’s Put on a Show where they learn all of components to putting on a show in one week. Theater O,  25 State Street, Ossining, NY 10562

Croton Academy of Arts (Croton-on-Hudson)

The Croton Academy of Arts offers a variety of classes for kids. This includes comedy improv, sketch troupe, musical theater, acting, winter play, and more. They also have two one week camps. running from July 10-14 and July 17-21. Croton Academy of Arts, 8 Old Post Road S, Croton-On-Hudson, NY 10520

River’s Edge Theatre Company (Croton-on-Hudson)

Take a class at River’s Edge Theatre Company’s new space. Classes include improv, playwriting, stage makeup/costume design, acting, and more. Summer camp options for kids includes Playwriting for Kids and Page to Stage. River’s Edge Theatre Company, 546 Warburton Ave, Hastings on Hudson, NY.

Artistree Performing Arts (Mamaroneck)

Artistree offers a full roster of theater classes for kids. Programs start at age 4 and run through 12th grade featuring Preschool Broadway, Mini Musical, Performance classes, and more. They offer February, Spring, and Summer break camps that feature  themes such as Hamilton, Frozen, Annie, Beauty and the Beast, and more. Artistree Performing Arts, 114 W Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck, NY 10543

Yorktown Stage (Yorktown Heights)

The Yorktown Stage Kids program produces three Broadway Musicals per season. This includes  a KIDS versions for ages 6-12 year olds,  JR versions for ages 8-18 year, and full versions of musicals for kids ages 13-18 years old. They also have a popular summer camp with a focus on new performance every week. This summer includes Hairspray, Little Shop of Horrors, Peter Pan, and more. Yorktown Stage, 268 Veterans Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

SUNY Westchester Community College (Valhalla)

The Division of Workforce Development & Community Education at SUNY Westchester Community College offers many  theater education courses for kids and adults. On March 25th, they are hosting a Spring into Theatre Event, offering a la carte theatre classes throughout the day. This includes Let’s Make a Play for Junior Playmakers, Acting 101 for Teens, Acting 101 for Adults, Everyone Can Sing, and Intro to Playwriting. They also have weekly classes in these disciplines for kids/adults to take their practice even further. SUNY Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY 10595

No Limits Performing Arts Studio (Elmsford)

Kids (ages 6-17) can expand their knowledge of theater and performing arts in the Broadway Bows class. This program includes acting, singing, and dancing as well as the honing of various technique such as improv, warm ups, choreography, vocal exercises, scene study, and more. They also offer a weekly summer camp that follows different themes every week. No Limits Performing Arts Studio, 11 Clearbrook Rd, Elmsford, NY 10523

Star Kidz (Harrison and Port Chester)

Classes at Star Kidz are offered for pre-K to 10th grade. Kids will learn singing, dancing, and acting as well as advanced courses for older kids. Throughout the year, they also offer various workshops for students to further hone in their skills such as Musical Theater Workshop, On-Camera Workshop, and an Intensive On-Camera Workshop as well as a summer camp. Star Kidz, JCC, 130 Union Avenue, Harrison, NY 10528 and Kids U, 14 Waterfront Pl, Port Chester, NY 10573