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Creative Youth Development Programs

The Lawrence Arts Center offers a place for young people in 6th through 12th grades to immerse themselves in project-based, creative environments where they can develop real-world experience and hands-on arts-based job skills.

Creative Youth Development Programs include:

HANG12provides students with the opportunity to plan, curate, and host youth exhibitions in Downtown Lawrence every final Friday.
Questions? Contact Neal Barbour, Director of Youth Education by email at neal@lawrenceartscenter.org.

 Click here for exhibitions

 

PLAY12 brings students together to produce a public performance–whether dance, music, or theatre–each month. For more information, contact Elizabeth Sullivan, Director of Performing Arts, elizabeth@lawrenceartscenter.org.

 

stARTup gives students the professional training and  materials they need to jumpstart a career as a visual artist. Question? Contact Neal Barbour, Director of Youth Education,
neal@lawrenceartscenter.org.

 

Lawrence Ballet Theatre company is the resident pre-professional ballet company of the Lawrence Arts Center with the mission to provide extensive training, performance opportunities and artistic experience to dancers seeking to develop advanced experience in preparation for a professional career in dance.
Contact Hanan Misko, hanan@lawrenceartscenter.org.

 Click here for company page


Students age 14+ are also welcome in adult classes, unless otherwise indicated in the description.

 Click here for Adult class listings


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