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WLYT Arts Education

 

 

The Theatre Arts Education Program offers varying opportunities throughout the year for students to learn different aspects of theater in their own backyard. We are expanding this program every year, thanks to the energy and dedication of our students, parents, and staff. Please visit this page regularly for updates on upcoming events.

 

 

 

 

 

Classes, Music Lessons, Workshops, and More

Upcoming Classes, Lessons, Workshops …


 

 

Kid's Musical Theatre Dance Workshop with Samantha Farrar

WLYT Dance WorkshopDate Saturday, March 2
Time 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Open to ages 5 through 14
Cost $20 (click on the Buy Tickets button below to register)

Description Students ages 5-14 will break into smaller age groups to explore the magic of movement in our enchanting musical theater dance workshop for kids. Creativity will be unleashed through rhythmic expression, as we learn fundamental dance techniques, and set the stage for a dazzling performance. Join us for a toe-tapping, twirl-filled adventure where young performers can dance their way into the spotlight with a final presentation for family and friends at the end of the session around 11:50 AM.

Samanth Farrar

 

Taught by Samantha Farrar, who originally hails from Newcastle, England, but has been living the Michigan life since 2015. Having trained from a young age, Sam is currently teaching at Spotlight Dance Academy in Spring Lake. Since moving to Michigan, she has been involved in a plethora of Musical Theatre programs, including Whitehall Schools, Arts Council of White Lake, Spring Lake Middle School, Artios Academies of West Michigan, and Central Park Players. Sam is excited to once again be dancing with the wonderful people at The Playhouse, where she has previously choreographed and taught.

Bring on the dancing

 

A note to parents/caregivers:

  • Please students well prior to help give them energy
  • Please pack a water bottle and snacks, if needed
  • Please have students dress comfortably to move and in layers for changing temperatures
  • Tell the kids to come ready to make new friends and have a GREAT TIME!

Click the "Buy Tickets" button below to register your children

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King Arthur's QuestSpring Musical Play Camp—King Arthur's Quest

Date Monday through Friday, March 25 - 30
Time
››Younger Actors, 4:00 to 6:00 PM
››Older Actors, Title Roles, 6:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Age Open to ages 5 through 15
Cost $175 (click on the Buy Tickets button below to register)

The White Lake Youth Theatre (WLYT) welcomes the Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) back to The Playhouse at White Lake for a one-week Spring Musical Play Camp featuring the beloved story of King Arthur's Quest. This program is open to actors ages 5-15 and partial scholarships are available. This program is also WLACE eligible. Please use the Contact Us form on this website to ask Cindy Beth to about scholarships. Use the Buy Tickets button to the below to register.

How will King Arthur's Quest magic happen in this one-week Spring Musical Play Camp?

The Missoula Children's Theatre tour team arrives in our little town for seven days with their “little red truck” loaded full with everything we'll need for King Arthur's Quest, including the set, lights, costumes, props and make-up, really everything it takes to put on a play. The team will hold an open audition and cast up to 60 local students to perform in this production at the end of the week. The show is rehearsed throughout the week after-school and a public performance will be presented at the end of the week to show off the unbelievable results of this one-week long unique, educational theatre experience.

MCT’s mission is the development of life skills in children through participation in the performing arts, which marries nicely with our similar White Lake Youth Theatre mission: to cultivate a compassionate community of youth artists through education and access to the arts. 

Register today by clicking on the "Buy Tickets" button below to secure your student's space as all kids in the workshop will perform.

Payment Options

  • Pay in Full $175
  • or Pay a $25 deposit then pay the balance of $150 by 3/15/2024

Click the "Buy Tickets" button below to register your children

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Jack and the BeanstalkSummer Musical Play Camp—Jack in the Beanstalk

Date Monday through Friday, June 17-22
Daytime Rehearsals to be announced
Age Open to ages 5 through 15
Cost $175 (click on the Buy Tickets button below to register)

The White Lake Youth Theatre (WLYT) welcomes the Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) back to The Playhouse at White Lake for a one-week Summer Musical Play Camp featuring the beloved story of Jack and the Beanstalk. This program is open to actors ages 5-15 and partial scholarships are available. This program is also WLACE eligible. Please use the Contact Us form on this website to ask Cindy Beth to about scholarships. Use the Buy Tickets button to the below to register.

How will the fairytale of Jack and the Beanstalk unfold in this one-week Summer Musical Play Camp?

The Missoula Children's Theatre tour team arrives in our little town for seven days with their “little red truck” loaded full with everything we'll need for the story of Jack and the Beanstalk, including the set, lights, costumes, props and make-up, really everything it takes to put on a play. The team will hold an open audition and cast up to 60 local students to perform in this production at the end of the week. The show is rehearsed throughout the week after-school and a public performance will be presented at the end of the week to show off the unbelievable results of this one-week long unique, educational theatre experience.

MCT’s mission is the development of life skills in children through participation in the performing arts, which marries nicely with our similar White Lake Youth Theatre mission: to cultivate a compassionate community of youth artists through education and access to the arts. 

Register today by clicking on the "Buy Tickets" button below to secure your student's space as all kids in the workshop will perform.

Payment Options

  • Pay in Full $175
  • or Pay a $25 deposit then pay the balance of $150 by 5/7/2024

Click the "Buy Tickets" button below to register your children Registration opens for this camp at 10AM on April 3rd

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Questions? Want to Know More?

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Please call (231) 894-0119 or contact Cindy Beth Davis-Dykema, Arts Education & Marketing Director, via this website.

 

 

 


WLYT Council

WLYT CouncilThe White Lake Youth Theatre Council aims to develop new leaders in West Michigan’s performing arts.

a young arts leadership program unlike any other in the world

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If your student(s) is an active member of WLYT and would like to be added as a member of the Facebook group, use the Contact Us form to let us know. We use Facebook to quickly notify students of upcoming events and schedule changes.

This is a closed group; only students and parents who are active participants are allowed in this Facebook group.

To be added to our youth theater email information list, use the Contact Us form on this website. Be sure to select "Youth Theatre" from the "Why are you contacting us" drop-down list.

 

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