Education Events

Young Performers Institute

July 10 - 21, 2017

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
At Virginia Rep Center downtown

For rising 7th - 10th graders

Young Performers Institute participants receive professional instruction and coaching in a wide variety of intensive acting classes as well as seminars on special topics. YPI takes place at the Virginia Rep Center in downtown Richmond, allowing greater access to the professional facilities.

Mon 7/10/17 Young Performer Institute 2017

Musical Theatre Skills Intensive - Masterclass Series

For rising 3rd - 8th graders

Monday - Friday, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
at Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn

These one week intensives are designed for the aspiring performer interested in sharpening all three of their musical theatre skills - acting, voice, and dance. Parents will be invited for a short demonstration on the last day of each week for a peek into what the participants have been practicing. Each week in the series is a self contained experience with different Master Instructors and new material. Sign up for one week, a couple weeks, or all four!

Intensive Week #1: July 10 - July 14, 2017
Intensive Week #2: July 17 - July 21, 2017
Intensive Week #3: July 24 - July 28, 2017
Intensive Week #4: July 31 - Aug 4, 2017

Mon 7/10/17 Music Theatre Skills Int. #1
Mon 7/17/17 Music Theatre Skills Int. #2
Mon 7/24/17 Music Theatre Skills Int. #3
Mon 7/31/17 Music Theatre Skills Int. #4

Dramatic Adventures Camp

For 3 to 5 year olds

The ideal first theatre camp for your preschool aged child. Through creative drama the campers learn how to use their Performers Tools: bodies, voices, and imaginations to tell stories. Each morning includes story drama, music & movement and a craft. The campers will have the opportunity to share what they learned throughout the week with family and friends on the last day at 11:30.

August 21 - 25, 2017

Monday - Friday
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
at Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn

For more information call or email Rai Anne Larkins at or 804-783-1688 ext 1140

Mon 8/21/17 Dramatic Adventures 2017

Stage Explorers Camp

For Rising 1st - 6th Graders
August 28 - September 1, 2017
One Week Session

Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.*
at Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre

Each day includes drama, music, dance and a production craft taught by Virginia Rep's theatre professionals and educators. The Stage Explorer campers are divided into three groups by grade level (or age) for the majority of their activities, but come together in rehearsals for the showcase-style performance at 4:00 on the final Friday afternoon. Stage Explorers is a fun and engaging camp for both the novice and experienced young performer.

*Extended day options available

Mon 8/28/17 Stage Explorers Aug. - 1 Week

Questions? Please call (804) 282-2620 or email the box office manager, Janine Sears.
Groups of 10 or more, please contact Mark Persinger (804) 783-1688 ext. 1118 to save on tickets, or see our Group Sales Page.