Spreckels Education Program

"The future belongs to young people with an education and the imagination to create." President Barack Obama

Studies prove that young people involved in the arts perform better academically and show a greater involvement in community service.

Arts programs designed for young adults foster critical thinking, problem-solving, collaboration and innovation. Young people who attend schools where the arts were integrated into classroom curriculum outperform their peers in math and reading who did not have an arts integrated curriculum.

Young people who participate in the Performing Arts (music, theatre, dance), tend to be more in touch with their emotions, able to verbalize what they are feeling and better equipped to deal with challenges as Adults later in life.

The Spreckels Performing Arts Center Arts Education provides a comprehensive experience for those young people who are interested in Theatre.  They are taught dance, voice, and acting techniques by top professionals from the Bay Area.

Call: (707) 588-3400 Visit the Box Office: Wed-Sat, noon to 5 p.m., and one hour before a show. Online: spreckelsonline.com


Sign up NOW online for these fantastic classes!

"Let Me Entertain You!”

Ages 6-9

In this introduction to musical theater, you will learn songs from classic musicals, explore movement and develop acting skills. Culminates in a simple, final class performance for family and friends 

Mondays, April 15-June 10, 2019


Fee: $80 resident, $90 non-resident

“Building Character” 

Ages 10-12

Learn how to develop a character and build relationships on and off stage through exercises, scene work, and material from musical theater. Culminates in a simple, final class performance for family and friends. 

Mondays, April 15-June 10, 2019


Fee: $100 resident, 

$110 non-resident

“Showstoppers” Musical of the Month Club

Ages 13-17 

Expand your musical theater repertoire by exploring new musicals each month. Find deeper meaning in classic show tunes and modern favorites through lyric analysis. Each class includes team building and exercises in singing and acting. Second half of class will have time for individual projects in a masterclass setting: monologue work, resume building, song coaching, etc. This class is on a month-to-month basis. 

First Saturday of each month, beginning May 1. 

(No class on August 3) 10am-1pm. 

Fee: $30 per class. Credit cards in advance, cash only at the door

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Spreckels Art Education Summer Camps 

Register Early! Space is limited!

Summer vs 2

CLICK HERE for Dear Edwina Jr.

To be added to the Legally Blonde Jr. wait-list please contact our box office at 707-588-3400