William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream presented by Primary Stages Productions at Gring’s Mill June 23 – 25, 6:00 PM Love is in the air and mischief abounds. Join us on Midsummer for one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies filled with song, laughter, and fairies. Please bring blankets, chairs, and towels to enjoy Shakespeare in the park! $5 per car/performance… Read more →
Due to the holiday, the Institute will have an adjusted schedule. The Yocum Institute will be closed today, Monday, May 29, for Memorial Day. We hope you will have a safe and happy holiday.
Audition Announcement: Visions of Sugarplums an original story of movement, music, and magic AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT! Dance: Saturday, June 3, 2017 starting at 9:15am Acting/Speaking Roles: Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 11:00 am Dance Callbacks: Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 12:30pm Auditions held at the Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 1100 Belmont Ave. Wyomissing PA 19610 www.institute-of-arts.org 610.376.1576 There… Read more →
Something for every student – Ages 10 – Adult There is still plenty of time to register for classes this Summer. Try a hand at Drawing Nature (Aug 7 – 10) or sip a glass of wine and learn the fundamentals of Acting (Aug 14 – 18). From Visual Arts to Theater Intensives (4 – 5 days), there is something for… Read more →
This summer get something more than just a tan! The Yocum Institute has many classes available for Adult and Older Teen students. Care to try your hand at acting or calligraphy, drawing nature or audition prep? Then we have the class for you. Classes range from 4 days to 5 weeks – there’s something for every busy schedule. See what… Read more →
The Clumsy Dragon tour THE CLUMSY DRAGON By Kirk Smith and Lauren Collier Swindler Presented by members of the Yocum Institute Teen Theater Ensemble Free Admission | Check with your local library for dates and times and location (subject to change) The Clumsy Dragon is delighting audiences! Read more HERE and HERE. AUGUST: Wednesday, August 9 11:30 AM Schuylkill Valley Community… Read more →
Join the Yocum Institute for Arts Education as we present the Chandler Chamber Wind Ensemble, Winding Winds. The ensemble features Lydia Klinger, Jill Haley, Julie Beth Drey, John Jedus, and Erwin Chandler. The event takes place on May 21 at 4:00 PM at the Yocum Institute for Arts Education. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. To… Read more →
Perseverance: An Artist’s Journey Through Darkness May 18 – June 30, 2017 “This show is my visual interpretation of surviving a deep depression, working through it and emerging from it,” says Tammy Updegrove, artist and creator of the exhibit Perseverance: An Artist’s Journey Through Darkness. “Life is full of tough times,” Updegrove says. “Sickness, abuse, grief, physical and mental pain…. Read more →
On April 29, 2017, twelve courageous women took the stage at the Lehigh Valley production of “Listen To Your Mother,” the national storytelling series founded by blogger, Ann Imig in 2010. Two of those women were Berks County residents and Yocum Institute students, Kim Rivera and Betsy Woytovich. These two writers recently participated in the winter session of Yocum’s creative writing workshop: SAY IT OUT… Read more →
Important Notice: Unfortunately, due to strong storms this weekend, the Yocum Institute is experiencing outages of our phone and internet. If there is an emergency and you need to contact someone at the Institute, please contact Susan Rohn at 610.223.4087. Thank you for your patience.