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Summer Youth Theatre Cast Lists Are Here!

We are excited to announce the casts of the 2019 Summer Youth Theatre lineup! Congratulations to all who auditioned and shared their time and talents with us over the last week. We are looking forward to making magic happen on and off the stage with you this summer. Claim Your Power and click here for the … [more]


The Play Lab Series: Hear from Our Families!

Wondering about our Play Lab series?    Play Labs are research-based spaces for very young children and their caregivers to create with artists at the Lawrence Arts Center. Each session, we collaborate with 1-6 year olds in order to develop original music, art, choreography, and ideas for our Theatre and Dance for the Very Young performances. All … [more]


From Broadway to orchestra to disco, performing arts has it all this spring!

Hello and Happy March! Take a peek at what is coming up!   You’ve got one more weekend to catch the fantastic musical Oliver! Join us during our final weekend of performances March 1-3. Wondering what daring adventure awaits you? After running away from the orphanage run by the heartless Mr. Bumble, Oliver meets the Artful … [more]




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]


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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]


Performing Arts this December!

Hello and Happy December! Check out what we’ve got coming up this month and take a sneak peek at our plans for the new year.   First up, don’t miss out on The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet. Experience the charm of this Lawrence Arts Center production, running December 7-9 and 14-16. A winter family favorite, … [more]


Audition for Oliver!

Calling Actors, Singers, and Dancers ages 8 and up! After running away from the orphanage run by the heartless Mr. Bumble, Oliver meets the Artful Dodger and is recruited to pick pockets for Fagin. There, Oliver finds a friend in Nancy, but neither she nor the boy is fit for a life of crime.   … [more]