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2019 Summer Youth Theatre Camps

Welcome to our 2019 Summer Youth Theatre Camp Schedule! Read below for new SYT opportunities, grade guidelines, and camp information.   SYT LITTLES PROGRAM:  PreK-K Creative Play Classes Join us for a Summer Youth Theatre experience for our youngest performers. Using their wildest imaginations, students will create a performance through play and dramatic exploration. A sharing … [more]

AUDITIONS 2019 Summer Youth Theatre (SYT)

Welcome to our 2019 Summer Youth Theatre Audition Page!  Read below for audition information, grade guidelines, and date specifics.   Click here to sign up for an audition slot!    Have questions? SYT Parent Information Meeting Wednesday, May 15  5:30-7pm   How does the SYT program work by grade? 4th graders can choose between participating … [more]

Sneak Peek: Goodnight Moon

Goodnight Moon is coming soon! We have been hard at work in the rehearsal room singing, dancing, and building characters to bring Margaret Wise Brown’s classic story to life this January. Tickets on sale now for January 24-27 performances.   Exciting Things to Know About This Production… Proceeds from ticket sales support the Arts Based … [more]

Gift a Class and Make it a Local Handmade Holiday!

Teaching Artist and screenprint instructor Alicia Kelly’s holiday card   Looking for that perfect last minute local gift, but would rather not leave the warmth and safety of a flickering Netflix marathon? Why compromise? Enrollment in a Winter/Spring class at the Lawrence Arts Center makes the perfect surprise, and with online and phone registration options, … [more]

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Lawrence Arts Center to restart Ukulele Orchestra program | UDK

By Wyatt Hall on December 6, 2018 When you think of an orchestra, you traditionally think of both wind and string-based classical instruments. The Lawrence Arts Center is shaking that up by bringing back a program in January called the Ukulele Orchestra. The Ukulele Orchestra is a 16-week class where five to 15 students will learn … [more]

The Nutcracker outside of the Lawrence Arts Center

A Day in the Life of a Nutcracker

You might think the life of a Nutcracker is an easy one. Nights filled with adoring fans ….   and days filled with relaxing activities…   But the role certainly has its ups and downs…   So, yesterday, when I felt I just might be starting to crack, I took a few deep breaths and … [more]

Margaret Weisbrod Morris Re-elected to the Arts Education Network Advisory Council

The Lawrence Arts Center is pleased to announce that Arts Center CEO Margaret Weisbrod Morris has been re-elected an advisory council member to the Arts Education Network at Americans for the Arts. Her two-year term begins January 1, 2019 and runs through December 31, 2020. “I am thrilled to continue to serve on this council … [more]

Video: Ernesto – Art is For Everyone

“It’s all about learning and educating and growing together. And that helped me grow and discover a side of myself as a performer that I didn’t know I had inside me.” – Ernesto Hodison You loved him in Wizard of Oz and Color Play, and starting this January, you won’t want to miss Ernesto Hodison … [more]