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Calling Young Performers

Want to Be in a Show this Holiday Season? A Seussified Christmas Christmas Carol (Ages 8-15) Beverly Houck and Theater Faculty Starts Nov 19, see schedule below (5 weeks + Performance) Shine onstage in this whimsical reinvention of Dickens’ most beloved Christmas story in wacky rhymes. With zoot fruited juices and binka bird geese, from […]


Mini Session! Perform – Create – Celebrate

Registration is open for the Mini Session that starts November 19th. This short term session provides an opportunity to explore with a short term commitment. Be in a show, make a gift for the holidays or just try something new! See a list of classes here


Patricia Scialo Photography Exhibit & Workshop

Cyanotype- Sun Print Workshop Saturday, November, 10.  Rain date, Sat. Nov. 17, 11-1pm   Bring collage materials such as feathers, pressed flowers, leaves, lace fabric and butterfly wings to the class. We will add drawings and text to create beautiful cyan-blue prints on water color paper. Instructor: Patricia Scialo | Cost: $45.00 Free Gallery Talk, Saturday, Nov.10, 1-2pm […]


Internationally Acclaimed Soprano, Othalie Graham Master Voice Class

Internationally Acclaimed Soprano, Othalie Graham Master Voice Class October 15, 2018 4:30 PM at the Yocum Institute for Arts Education Ms. Othalie Graham will be offering a Master Voice Class at the Yocum Institute for Arts Education on October 15, 2018. Known for Opera, Ms. Graham will work directly with Berks County vocalists of different […]


Audition Announcement

Please use the form below to inform us of your interest in auditioning for an Upcoming Production, Theater Ensemble or to be contacted for any upcoming opportunities. About Theater Ensembles: Yocum Players                  (Ages 8 – 12) Christine Cieplinski & Theater Faculty For younger actors who are serious about learning skills as an actor and […]


Fall Registration is Open!

Join us in our beautiful new facility at 3000 Penn Avenue, West Lawn PA 19609. Fall Class Registration and Ongoing Dance Registration is Open. Ready to start? Click the register button on the upper right, or Check out a full pdf of all of our classes.


Spring classes begin April 2nd!

Spring classes in music, visual arts, dance, and theater begin Monday, April 2nd. Online registration is now open via Eventbrite. For a complete pdf schedule of classes, click here. Register for your selected class(es) on Eventbrite by searching the class code.


Camp Registration Open!

Camp Registration is now open! There’s so much to do and create during Summer Arts Connection. Explore the weather and the science of sweets. Create a YouTube short and dance like a princess. Go on a bear hunt or practice those jazz hands – there’s no limit to what you can do! Visit Camp Registration to […]


Dancing with the Reading Stars – Voting Opens Today!

The Yocum Institute for Arts Education will be hosting Dancing with the Reading Stars on April 27, 2018 at the DoubleTree Hotel, 701 Penn Street, Reading, PA 19601. Inspired by the hit television show, this Berks County event is filled with fun and showcases “stars” from across the community. Together, they will dance and raise money to further the positive impact of the arts in education and the development of community in […]


Broadway Jr.: Mary Poppins Jr.

Based on your votes, this year’s Broadway Jr. is…. Mary Poppins, Jr.!  Registration for Broadway Jr. opens soon! Participating Broadway Jr. performers will train in dance, voice, and acting. The 3-week course culminates in a fully staged production in a professional theater space. About Mary Poppins, Jr.: A musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and […]