Ages 7-11

Spread your performing wings!  Our Big Kids classes focus on building a strong foundation for young people in the many aspects of theater and performance.  We use games and playful exercises to encourage creativity, build confidence, and foster ways to work together as a group. 

Big Kids will learn playful new ways to channel their creativity, express themselves artistically, and all levels of experience welcome!


 Kidz Bop Cabaret


Love to pop, rock, and bop?  Join us for this workshop as we move and groove through the wildly popular Kidz Bop albums and create a clever cabaret full of kid-friendly versions of current Top 40 hits.  Young actors learn fundamentals of musical theatre – strong voices, expressive movement, and character creation – while building self-confidence and cooperation skills.

DATES: July 8–12 and July 22–26 | 1:00–4:00pm
COST: $170


Dancing Through the Decades

Get ready to move and groove through the hottest moves of the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s in this musical adventure.  No dance experience is necessary for this fun and relaxed trip through time.  Students will gain self-confidence and increase their skills as performers and dancers.

DATES: July 15–19 and Aug 5–9 | 1:00–4:00pm
COST: $170


Stage FUNdamentals

What does it mean when as actor talks about his “blocking”, or if the director tells you to move “upstage”?  Have you ever wondered how an actor can leave on one side of the stage, and then enter on the other side moments later?  This workshop will teach students the fundamental parts of theatre, all while having a great time! 

DATES: June 24–28 | 1:00–4:00pm
COST: $170


American Girl

Back by popular demand!  In this American Girl summer camp, kids will use their creativity to help make their favorite American Girl come to life!  Students will learn how to work together using acting skills such as strong vocal expression, creative movement, and staging, while rehearsing scenes from these beloved books.

DATES: June 17–21 | 1:00–4:00pm
COST: $170


Each week of camp at URBAN AIR ADVENTURE PARK, students will have an hour of play on the park equipment, and then use their imaginations to create and play around the theme of the week.  Each day is a chance to explore and discover the confines of Urban Air, all leading to a special presentation for family and friends at the end of the week. 


10:00am - 4:00pm

COST: $295

Champions and Dragons: July 8th – 12th

Get ready to explore the fantastical worlds of the medieval times, filled with dragons and swords stuck in rocks!

Save the City!: August 12th – 16th

Transform into your favorite superhero or become your very own superhero with special super powers, all created by you!


Workshop Registration Information

Register Online:  Online registration is open. Register here.

Register by mail:  Send a completed registration form plus a check or credit card information to:  Lyric Arts Main Street Stage, 420 E. Main St., Anoka, MN 55303.

Register by phone:  Call Eli Halterman, Education Director at 763-233-0804 and pay by credit card over the phone.

Browse our workshop pages to find something that interests you! If you have any questions, visit our FAQs page (scroll down to the workshops heading) or call our Education Director at 763-233-0804 for more details.