Youth Programs

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Class Offerings & Registration

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Questions about Live Arts Educational programming? Please contact Education Director Miller Susen at

AUDITION INFORMATION for the Spring 2022 Teenish Theater Workshop production

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Claire Chandler

Age range: 11 to 16

Auditions (attend one, materials will be provided):
March 6, 2022 3 to 4:30pm
March 7, 2022 5 to 6:30pm

Rehearsals begin March 13. Weekly rehearsals will be held on Sunday afternoons from 2:30 to 4:30pm in Conover Studio at the Live Arts building (4th floor, 123 E. Water St.)

Additional Wednesday evening rehearsals from 6:30 to 8pm will begin April 13 and continue until Tech Week, also in Conover Studio.

Tech Week Rehearsals in the Founders Theater, 3rd floor (attendance required):
May 8 1pm to 5pm
May 9 6:30pm to 8:30pm
May 10 6:30pm to 8:30pm
May 11 6:30pm to 8:30pm
May 12 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Performances in the Founders Theater, 3rd floor (attendance required):
May 13 7:30pm
May 14 7:30pm
May 15 2pm

To sign up for an audition session on March 6, 2022 from 3 to 4:30pm OR on March 7, 2022 from 5 to 6:30pm, please fill out this form.

Questions? Email Education Director Miller Susen at

COVID statement: Masks must be worn regardless of vaccination status. Vaccination is strongly recommended for students ages 5 to 18. Distancing will be maintained to the extent possible, and classrooms/theatrical spaces will be well ventilated with an air purifier. Mask breaks outside on the fourth floor terrace will be permitted at the instructor/director’s discretion. Live Arts continues to receive information and follow guidance from various agencies including the Blue Ridge Health District (BRHD), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). The situation remains fluid so policies and procedures are subject to change as new information and guidance becomes available.