The Delray Beach Playhouse is excited to announce the launch our new Education Program, Playhouse Arts Academy, kicking off this Fall and Spring season of 2022/2023. We have partnered up with BARCLAY Performing Arts to create 10 courses of various classes for ALL AGES! Whether you love to sing, dance, act, or are just looking for a creative outlet, we have a class for you! Our impressive selection of classes will attract and welcome artists of all places and ages with the same creative goals. Whether you are a kid just starting out or a seasoned professional, it is never too late to learn something new. Please join us this season and be part of our Playhouse Arts Academy family where we hope to bring the community together while enhancing Delray Beach’s arts community. 

CHECK OUT OUR COURSES BELOW: 

  1. BUBBIES for BROADWAY (ages 55+

    Musical Theatre for the Young at Heart
    Still trying to find ways to bring out the musical theatre kid in you? Looking
    to keep your body moving, your brain sharp, your voice heard and your heart
    happy? Join our Musical Theatre class geared for the largest demographic of
    South Florida… the Seniors! Sing, Dance and Act your hearts out with team
    BARCLAY at the Delray Beach Playhouse and relive the golden age of Broadway-
    making yourself the star!
    Instructor: Keren Lydia & David Taustine
    Dates: 17 weeks: Mondays, August 15th- December 21st, 1:00-2:00 PM (drop-in or By package)
    Price: $25 Drop-In or 10 Classes for $200

    REGISTER HERE


    2. BROADWAY BABIES (ages 3-5)


    If you can talk, you can sing! If you can walk, you can dance! Become a Broadway
    Baby at the Delray Beach Playhouse! This 45-minute long class introduces singing,
    expression and movement to our budding stars and then helps them do all three
    things at the same time! Introduce your baby to the wonderful world of Broadway
    while developing motor and speech skills, a love of music, early learning classroom
    behavior, and new friends!
    Instructor: Keren Lydia
    Dates: 17 weeks: Mondays, August 15th- December 21st, 3:30-4:30PM
    Price: $340

    REGISTER HERE


    3. KIDS & TEENS SHOW PROGRAM: ANNIE JR (ages 6-15)


    Join the team of BARCLAY Performing Arts at the Delray Beach Playhouse by
    reserving your spot in the cast of ANNIE JR today! From August to December
    students will rehearse at The Playhouse preparing for a holiday production! ANNIE
    JR is the perfect way to send your child into a new year with joy, confidence, and
    professional skills. Make history and join BARCLAY’s very first children’s show at
    the Playhouse and find YOUR voice with us this Fall and holiday season!
    Directed by: Christine Barclay
    Dates: Monday, 4:45 pm – 7:00 pm August 15 – December 21st
    Musical Director:  David Taustine
    Choreographer: Keren Lydia
    Production Manager: Jason Pierre
    Price: $975

    REGISTER HERE


    4. PRO-TRACK SERIES: DANCE AUDITION PREP CLASS (ages 16+) 

    Need to nail that audition? We’ve got you! Join the first class of our Pro-Track
    Series, Dance Audition Prep! This class will cover styles including jazz, tap,
    ballet, hip-hop, Broadway standard and contemporary on a rotating basis. Not
    auditioning for anything but still want to dance? Come on in! Classes will be
    built to accommodate multiple skill levels and needs. Drop-in or Class Packages
    available.
    Instructor:
    A rotation of professional Instructors based on the style of the week
    Dates: 17 weeks:
    Mondays, August 15th- December 21st, 7:45-9:00PM
    Price:
    $15 Drop-in or 10 Classes for $120

    REGISTER HERE


    5. MUSICAL THEATRE: KIDS! (ages 5-10)

    Join the class that built BARCLAY Performing Arts! Not sure if you want to
    Sing, Act, or Dance? Learn how to do all three! This is the perfect class for
    students looking to develop their ‘triple threat’ skills. In each class, students will
    participate in a Broadway Jazz & Aerobic style dance warm-up, Acting, Speech
    & Singing exercises, and will learn lyrics and choreography to multiple famous
    Broadway tunes!
    Instructor: David Taustine & Keren Lydia
    Dates: 17 weeks: Tuesdays, August 15th – December 21st, 3:45-4:45PM
    Price: $375 

    REGISTER HERE


    6. BROADWAY JAZZ (ages 8-14)

    Students will be energized by vibrant Broadway showtunes and choreography
    while being challenged to apply the necessary technique of professional dancers.
    Broadway Jazz is the best middle ground class for the developing musical theatre
    dancer to gain body confidence and expand their skill set.
    Instructor: Keren Lydia
    Dates: 17 weeks: Tuesdays, August 15th- December 21st, 5:00-6:00PM
    Price: $375

    REGISTER HERE



    7. MUSICAL THEATRE: TEENS & TWEENS (ages 11+)

    Love to Sing, Act, or Dance, but not ready or able to be a part of the “big
    show”? Tweens & Teens Musical Theatre is the perfect class for students looking
    to develop their ‘triple threat’ skills. In each class, students will participate in
    a Broadway Jazz & Aerobic style dance warm-up, acting, speech & singing
    exercises and will learn lyrics and choreography to some of Broadway’s greatest
    hits, while applying professionally taught vocal techniques.
    Instructor: David Taustine & Keren Lydia
    Dates: 17 weeks: Tuesdays, August 15th- December 21st, 6:00-7:00PM
    Price: $375 

    REGISTER HERE


    8. CLOWNING & IMPROV (ages 7-11)

    Ready to PLAY at the Playhouse!? Develop confidence and speech through
    skill-building theatre & improv games, ensemble exercises and lots of laughter!
    Whether you are a budding actor, comedian, social butterfly or an introvert,
    Clowning & Improv is as good for the stage as it is for your soul.
    Instructor: Jason Pierre
    Dates: 17 weeks: Wednesdays, August 15th – December 21st,4:30-5:30PM
    Price: $375

    REGISTER HERE



    9. ACTING & IMPROV (ages 12-18)

    This one-of-a-kind class for Teens brings both improv and script-based acting
    to the table. Teens will work together to develop professional and hilarious
    improvisational skills while also diving into scenes, monologues, and short plays.
    This class earns its drama masks by covering all ends of the emotional spectrum
    through professionally led improv and script-based exercises, in a fun and
    creative environment.
    Instructor: Jason Pierre
    Dates: 17 weeks: Wednesdays, August 15th – December 21st, 5:45- 6:45PM
    Price: $375 

    REGISTER HERE



    10. ON-CAMERA FILM CLASS (ages 12-18)

    In an eight-class course, students will work both artistically and technically on the
    acting craft in front of the camera. Performers will make the transition from stage
    to screen and explore the physical, emotional and vocal techniques necessary for
    an energized, focused, and creative on-camera performance using script analysis,
    monologues, exercise and scene work. The curriculum emphasizes on-camera
    technique in both single and multi-camera performance. Full preparation for
    all class work without rehearsal is required. Participants will walk away with
    examples of their work for use online and for professional submissions.
    Instructor: Jeremy Quinn
    Dates: Wednesdays, November 2nd – December 21st, 7:00- 9:00PM (8 sessions) 
    Price: $400

    REGISTER HERE



Want to be part of our Playhouse Arts Academy?
Register online or call the Box Office at (561) 272-1281