Broadway Jr. registration is now OPEN for this 3 week session! (Ages 8* – 15) Register early to secure 2016 pricing! (See below.) Students participating in Broadway Jr: Dr. Doolittle Jr. will train in dance, voice, and acting. The 3 week course will culminate in a fully staged production at the Miller Center for the Arts, under the direction of Debbi… Read more →
The annual Berks Jazz Fest is presented by the Berks Arts Council and will be held March 31 to April 9, 2017. This year, Yocum Institute is excited to participate in the Berks Jazz Fest with five, incredible shows. The Fisherman and His Wife will be performed Friday, March 24 (7:00 PM) and Saturday, March 25 (2:00 and 7:00 PM) at the Miller… Read more →
Attention, Parents! Bring your children to Fairy Tales Upside Down on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM. This highly engaging and interactive event is your child’s chance to shine with Yocum Institute’s Teen Theater Ensemble! Children in the audience will help bring fairy tales to life in new, captivating, and delightfully funny ways – laughter guaranteed! SHOW IS FREE… Read more →
2017 Annual Junior and Senior High School Juried Art Exhibit. January 22 through February 6, 2017 at the Yocum Institute for Arts Education. Opening reception and awards ceremony will be held on January 22, 2017 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM. Please join us for the opportunity to view and support artwork from Berks County’s young artists. A bit… Read more →
2017 Winter Class registration is now OPEN. You may register online by clicking here, or by calling 610-376-1576. To see the full brochure (PDF format) please click here. We look forward to seeing you in class!
Casting the roles of Bottom, Snout and members of the Court (speaking roles) Audition for William Shakespeare’s fantastical comedy of fairies, young love, and magic! Although the director is open to non traditional casting, the role of Bottom must be played by someone who appears over the age of 25 (+++ preferred) Snout and other members of the court… Read more →
2016 Mini-Session registration is now OPEN. You may register online by clicking here, or by calling 610-376-1576. To see the full brochure (PDF format) please click here. We look forward to seeing you in class!
Join us for Nutcracker Twist, a one hour re-imagining of the holiday classic that includes many styles of dance: hip hop, jazz, tap, salsa, and (of course) ballet. Eager to bring family and friends together for a holiday party at their beautiful home. The family, especially, daughters, Klara and Emma, are excited for the annual event and the magic their Uncle… Read more →
The countdown to the holidays is upon us and what better way to celebrate than with Santa himself and… pirates?! That’s right! Primary Stages presents Jingle Arrgh the Way!: A Christmas Pirate Adventure. This delightful, family-friendly musical features the characters we know and love from “How I Became a Pirate,” great songs, and a trip to the… Read more →
Yocum Institute will be a regional host of the Young Playwrights for Change Contest organized and run by Theatre for Young Audiences. This year’s theme is Empathy in Action: Combating Bullying. We are looking for plays that contain a hopeful and honest message that combats bullying; scripts that deal with the problems and consequences of bullying, but also possible… Read more →