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Spring Session Academy of Movement Dance Recitals

BASIC RECITAL INFORMATION AND FAQs Welcome to the Academy of Movement Dance Department of the Yocum Institute! We hope you are thoroughly enjoying your dance class/es.  Below is a brief overview of how our recitals work!  WHO PARTICIPATES? All students participating in any choreography based dance classes are  invited to perform in recital. The excluded […]


Dancing with the Reading Stars

The Yocum Institute’s Dancing with the Reading Stars event raises money necessary to support on-going operations, scholarships, productions, and outreach programs – 50% of which are provided at little or no cost. Institute programs impact over 30,000 people annually – 80% under the age of 18 – 50% of those from families who struggle financially. […]


No Good Things Dwell in the Flesh

No Good Things Dwell in the Flesh By Christina Masciotti Directed by Alice Reagan Set in a tailor shop in Queens, NO GOOD THINGS DWELL IN THE FLESH is a new play about a Russian master tailor whose skill and perfectionism have amassed a clientele she can no longer sustain on her own. She enlists […]


Jazz On The Avenue: Dixieland Jazz, Paris Washboard

Come celebrate music at Yocum Institute for Arts Education with this exciting monthly series – Jazz on the Avenue. With exceptional performers, an acoustically astounding and intimate space, the concert experience at the Yocum Institute is like no other. Musicians: Dixieland Jazz, Paris Washboard Time: 2:00 PM Doors Open: 1:15 PM Parking: Free Tickets: Portion of […]


Winter Session Academy of Movement Dance Recitals

BASIC RECITAL INFORMATION AND FAQs Welcome to the Academy of Movement Dance Department of the Yocum Institute! We hope you are thoroughly enjoying your dance class/es.  Below is a brief overview of how our recitals work!  WHO PARTICIPATES? All students participating in any choreography based dance classes are  invited to perform in recital. The excluded […]


Jazz On The Avenue: Nathan Bellott Band

Come celebrate music at Yocum Institute for Arts Education with this exciting monthly series – Jazz on the Avenue. With exceptional performers, an acoustically astounding and intimate space, the concert experience at the Yocum Institute is like no other. Musicians: Michael Brecker International Saxophone Competition Semifinalist, Nathan Bellott Band Time: 7:00 PM Doors Open: 6:15 PM […]


Jazz On The Avenue: Two Pianos, Stephanie Trick & Paolo Alderighi

Come celebrate music at Yocum Institute for Arts Education with this exciting monthly series – Jazz on the Avenue. With exceptional performers, an acoustically astounding and intimate space, the concert experience at the Yocum Institute is like no other. Musicians: Stephanie Trick & Paolo Alderighi Time: 2:00 PM Doors Open: 1:15 PM Parking: Free Portion of […]


Carnival of the Animals, A Celebration in Poetry and Music

Produced in partnership with Reading Philharmonic Orchestra Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns Staged by Beverly Houck Poetry by Ogden Nash and Children of Berks County This musical delight takes the audience face to face with the animal kingdom. Puppetry and Poetry combine for family audiences. 60 minute concert featuring selections from Carnival of the Animals performed by […]


Hansel & Gretel, A Fairy Tale Opera, Produced in partnership with Berks Opera Company

Produced in partnership with Berks Opera Company Composer: Engelbert Humperdinck This fully staged production, with live music and a colorful set, is loosely based on Grimm’s fairy tale, a tale of mischievous children who stumble upon a not-so-nice witch in a candy cottage. Advance Purchase: $10 Students Ages 3+ / Seniors Ages 60+ $12 General […]


Hansel & Gretel, A Fairy Tale Opera, Produced in partnership with Berks Opera Company

Produced in partnership with Berks Opera Company Composer: Engelbert Humperdinck This fully staged production, with live music and a colorful set, is loosely based on Grimm’s fairy tale, a tale of mischievous children who stumble upon a not-so-nice witch in a candy cottage. Advance Purchase: $10 Students Ages 3+ / Seniors Ages 60+ $12 General […]