The Woodland Opera House Education Program

Education through dance, drama & musical theatre

Inspiring creativity in the hearts and minds of our youth through the learning and experiencing of live dramatic art.

Youth Workshops 

Musical Theatre, Acting, and More!

Join our award-winning youth programs! 

 

What people are saying about our program:

 

“It’s clear their team back home cultivates a

strong ensemble dedicated to dynamic character choices that enhance

the world they are building.” 

 

– Kahlia Davis, Artistic Director, Bay Area Children’s Theatre and Junior Theatre Festival Adjudicator

 

“Woodland Opera House’s Chitty Chitty Bang Bang JR. was completely innovative. The cast

created sets, costumes, and even a flying car with without any physical

items. Their production shows that the theater program back home

encourages young performers to be brave and focused.”

 

– Steven G. Kennedy, Vice President, iTheatrics

 

 

 

Musical Theatre, Acting & More!

 

Spring 2023 Musical Theater Workshops

 

“A Dream is a Wish: Songs of Wands, Wishes, and Whimsy”

 

Join us this spring for a themed musical journey that will culminate in a performance on April 22nd and 23rd

All workshops will learn songs and a script that will help weave together a magical tale that is perfect for the whole family! 

For those looking for more opportunities to perform on stage – this is it

 

Spring Musical Theatre Workshop Performance Information:

SHOWCASE REHEARSAL: Saturday, April 22nd from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

SHOWCASE PERFORMANCES: Saturday, April 22nd at 2 pm and Sunday, April 23rd at 7 pm

Performers Call Time will be 45 minutes prior to curtain. 

Tickets will be available for purchase. More information regarding tickets coming soon! 

All workshops run 9 weeks and include a produced performance on the Historic Woodland Opera House Stage. All workshops are taught by teaching artists on the Woodland Opera House staff and will learn musical theatre vocal technique, acting mechanics, character development, choreography, and everything that goes into performing a musical theatre piece! Tuition: $140

Register Here

Spots fill quickly – register early! 

 

Broadway Babies (Ages 3 to 4 years old) – Wednesdays 4:00 to 4:45 pm 

Starts 2/21

 

Kindergarten through 2nd Grade – Tuesdays 5:15 – 6:00 pm

Two options at the same day/time. 

Starts 2/21

 

3rd through 5th Grade (2 options available) 

Wednesdays 5:00 to 5:55 pm 

Fridays 4:00 to 4:55 pm

Starts 2/22 or 2/24

 

6th through 12th Grade – Tuesdays 6:00 to 6:55 pm 

Stars 2/21

Nutcracker Caroling Cast – Workshop by Audition

 

 

Audition: November 22nd, 7:00-8:30 pm | Those auditioning will be taught a carol at the audition.  No sheet music or prepared song required.  *Please sign-up for the audition via this link. 

 

Workshop is open to any young performer ages 8-years-old or older.  

 

If cast, every performer will need to enroll in the Nutcracker Caroling Cast Workshop. Workshop will teach music theory, harmony, ear training, through a capella holiday vocal pieces.  All experience levels are welcome as long as the performer is willing to learn! 

 

All cast members will be costumed carolers for pre-show greetings at the theatre and at the top of our holiday production of the Nutcracker Sweet. 

 

Caroling Cast Workshop Tuition: $95.00

 

Rehearsals: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays from 7:00 to 8:30 pm November 28th through December 6th (no class rehearsal 12/8.) 

 

Dress Rehearsals: December 13th, 14th, 15th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm 

 

Performances: December 16th at 7:00 pm, 17th at 2 and 7 pm, and 18th at 2 pm.

 

 

Fall 2022 Musical Theater Workshops

 

“Rotten to the Core”

 

A Villainous Musical Tale

 

Join us this fall for a themed musical journey that will culminate in performances on December 3rd and 4th! 

All workshops will learn songs and a script that will help weave together a villainous tale that is perfect for the whole family! 

For those looking for more opportunities to perform on stage – this is it

 

Fall Musical Theatre Workshop Performance Information:

Please note amended performance times and added performance (as of 7/26)

SHOWCASE REHEARSAL: Saturday, December 3rd from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

SHOWCASE PERFORMANCES: Saturday, December 3rd at 2 pm and Sunday, December 4th at 7 pm

Performers Call Time will be 45 minutes prior to curtain. 

Tickets will be available for purchase. More information regarding tickets coming soon! 

 

All workshops run 9 weeks and include a produced performance on the Historic Woodland Opera House Stage. All workshops are taught by teaching artists on the Woodland Opera House staff and will learn musical theatre vocal technique, acting mechanics, character development, choreography, and everything that goes into performing a musical theatre piece! Tuition: $140

Register here for the workshop. 

 

Broadway Babies (Ages 3 to 4 years old) – Wednesdays 4:00 to 4:45 pm 

Starts 9/28

 Several spots available! 

Kindergarten through 2nd Grade – Tuesdays 5:15 – 6:00 pm

Two options at the same day/time. 

Starts 9/27

Both workshops FULL and the waitlist is CLOSED.

 

3rd through 5th Grade (2 options available) 

Wednesdays 5:00 to 5:55 pm 

This workshop is currently full and the waitlist is CLOSED. 

Fridays 4:00 to 4:55 pm

This workshop is currently full and the waitlist is CLOSED.

Starts 9/28 or 9/30

 

6th through 12th Grade – Tuesdays 6:00 to 6:55 pm 

This workshop is currently FULL and the waitlist is CLOSED.