Summer Program

Join us this summer!

Academy Series


Ages: 8-12

Dates: July 7 – 18

9am – 4pm

Cost: $550

Join us for the award winning ArtsWest Theatre Education Program. Our Musical Theatre Academy is geared towards students 8-12 years of age, who are serious about spending time with like-minded students to learn about the world of musical theatre. This highly structured program provides daily classes in Dance Technique, Music Theory, Improvisation and Acting taught by professional Teaching Artists. Students will gain skills in reading and comprehension, memorization, physical awareness, and an understanding for life in the theatre. At the conclusion of this camp, on July 18 at 4:00pm, will be a one hour presentation on the ArtsWest stage for friends and family, demonstrating what the students have learned during their time with us.


CONSERVATORY – You’re a Good man, Charlie Brown

Ages: 13-18

Dates: July 21-August 24

by Audition only, casting ensemble at this time

Cost: $800

In a brand new configuration for ArtsWest we have combined our Apprenticeship program with our Conservatory Program. This conservatory is an intensive summer program for teens, designed to develop their theatre skills in a variety of classes, led by working professionals. Students get to practice and improve their skills in acting, dance and music while also rehearing a full Broadway musical. The 2014 Theatre Conservatory will present You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown directed by renowned actress Kate Jaeger and Choreographed with The 5th Avenue Theatre and The Village Theatre actress Taryn Darr.

Notes on the show! In the 1999 Broadway revival version of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, we visit our old friends from Charles Schultz’s Peanuts with a new twist from the old classic. We visit with Lucy, Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy and even Sally Brown as they work their way through the trials of childhood, their crazy predicaments and the nostalgia of the past.

How to Apply Acceptance into the Conservatory is by audition only.*

Sign-Up: please email or call 206-938-0963 ext. 107 to sign up for an audition.


Rehearsals Times:

  • July 21- August 8, Monday-Friday 10-5pm
  • August 9 – 10, TECH 10am-10pm

All students accepted into the program will be required to be at all classes, rehearsals and performances.

Performance Schedule:          

Preview Performance: Tuesday August 12 at 7:30pm

Opening Night:  Wednesday August 13 at 7:30pm

Further Performances:

Thursday-Saturday August 14-16 at 7:30pm

Sunday August 17 at 3pm

Wednesday-Saturday August 20-23

Sunday August 24 at 3pm – cast party to follow