Youth Classes and Workshops

School'sOut Theatre's In


Theatre Lawrence provides a variety of youth classes designed to take advantage of your children's time off from school to flex their brain muscles in a different and entertaining way -- in the theatre! Through acting exercises, costume creation, and prop-making, endless possibilities await every child that enters. And don't forget to bring a sack lunch to keep those brain cells a-buzzin'! School's Out, Theatre's In (SOTI) is our most popular program that meets from 9am – 4pm on days school is out, for grades 1-5.

Please call to enroll 843-7469.

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School's Out Theatre's In



5-day camps when school is out! 9am - 4pm


Depending on the Public School's schedule, these dates are subject to change.



Grades 1-5
June 12 - 16, 2017
9am – 4pm
$199 Regular/$179.10 Member*

Enrollment MINIMUM 10 / MAXIMUM 35 students. Must pre-register


written by D. M. Larson. Join a good little witch who sets out to save the wizarding world from he-who-must-not-be-named! This magical mystery puts a "Potter" twist on some famous fables such as: Humpty Dumpty, Pinocchio, The Wizard of Oz, and Hansel & Gretel.

Free performance on Friday June 16 at 3pm in the education wing of Theatre Lawrence!



Grades 1-5
June 19 - 23, 2017
9am – 4pm
$199 Regular /$179.10 Member*
The Very UnMerry Adventures of Robin Hood

Enrollment MINIMUM 10 / MAXIMUM 35 students. Must pre-register


Written by Patrick Greene, Jason Pizzarello. Sherwood Forest is in danger of being destroyed and it's up to Robin and his band of dimwitted Merry Men to save the day. When the Sheriff challenges them to a contest to determine the forest's rightful owner, their skills are put to the test. Unfortunately, archery is only the first round. Robin and his men will also have to win a talent show and a beauty pageant. Will this be the end of Sherwood? Most likely.

Free performance on Friday June 23 at 3pm in the education wing of Theatre Lawrence!



Grades 1-5
July 31 - August 4, 2017
9am – 4pm
$225 Regular /$202.50 Member*
STAR FARCE: Return of Farce

Enrollment MINIMUM 20 / MAXIMUM 60 students. Must pre-register


Announcing the long awaited return of Hannah Solo, Princess Layla, & Duke Skywalker, along with their alien friends and dastardly foes. Last summer's cliffhanger, "The Farce Awakens", continues now in "Return of the Farce", as our heroes attempt to rescue the princess from the forces of darkness and escape the clutches of evil Dr. Vader.

Free performance on Friday August 4 at 3pm in the main auditorium of Theatre Lawrence!


Summer Kids Auditions


Disney's The Aristocats Kids

Auditions April 22, 2017 / 12pm-3pm / Ages 9-16.

Directed by: Hailey Gillespie.
Musical Director: Ric Averill.
Choreographer: Molly Gordon

Contact Miss Hailey at


Here is what to expect!


1. Fill out the audition form at the time of check in, make sure to list any potential conflicts with the rehearsal schedule.


2. Sixteen bars of a song of the child's choice, approximately the length of "Happy Birthday". Sheet music can be purchased online or at local music and/or bookstores. Theatre Lawrence provides an accompanist during auditions. "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" and "Happy Birthday" are acceptable audition songs.


3. Children will then participate in a brief dance audition. No preparation is required - children are taught a simple dance combination. Because of this portion, it is important that children wear clothing and shoes in which they can move.


4 weeks: June 26 - July 21, Monday - Friday, 1pm - 5pm
No rehearsal July 3/4. $275 class fee due after cast list posted.


PERFORMANCES: Friday, July 21, 7pm & Saturday, July 22, 3pm


Based on the beloved Disney animated film, and featuring a jazzy, upbeat score, Disney's The Aristocats KIDS is a non-stop thrill ride of feline fun, complete with unbelievable twists and turns. In the heart of Paris, a kind and eccentric millionairess wills her entire estate to Duchess, her high-society cat, and her three little kittens. Laughs and adventure ensue as the greedy, bumbling butler pulls off the ultimate catnap caper. Now it's up to the rough-and-tumble alley cat, Thomas O'Malley, and his band of swingin' jazz cats to save the day!