Theater Classes in Lawrence

All the World’s a Stage

Theatre & Music

From learning the technical side of theatre performances to unleashing the actor or musician within you, the Lawrence Arts Center School of Theatre & Music is here for you.

We offer classes and workshops for all ages, focusing on traditional and non-traditional theatre arts training taught by professional artists.

To ensure our courses are accessible to all, there are financial aid options available, so don’t let cost hold you back from igniting your passion for theater classes in Lawrence.

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Setting the Stage

We’re committed to providing the Lawrence area with a facility that welcomes them into the world of theatre and music.

This includes our dedicated spaces at all of our locations for theater classes in Lawrence: the Main Stage theatre, our black box theatre, and 10th & Mass Studios.

School of Rock, the Musical - 2023

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream - 2023

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Legally Blonde - 2023

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Pulp Fiction 2022

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The Exultant Stag 2023

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Fancy Nancy 2022

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Cinderella or How Pipsqueak the Mouse Became a Stallion 2023

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Downtown Underground Concert Series


Elizabeth Sullivan

Director of Performing Arts

Justin Harbaugh

Associate Director of Performing Arts & Education

Samaria Fleig

Technical Director, Production Manager

Lexey Jost

Assistant Technical Director, Shop Manager

Lisa L Purdon

Events Manager

Josiah Moreno

Box Office Manager, Sound Technician

Jordan Mills

Early Childhood Education, School of Theatre & Music

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Kayla Sandusky

School of Theatre & Music

Jillian Schwartz

School of Theatre & Music

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Jeanne C. Averill

School of Theatre & Music

Erin Zipper

Music Director, The SpongeBob Musical & School of Theatre and Music

Jodie Little

Build Crew

Kristina Eronat-Davis

School of Theatre & Music

Tricia J Spencer

School of Theatre & Music

Howard H Rains

School of Theatre & Music

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Mercedes Lucero

School of Theatre & Music

Ric Averill

Artistic Director of Performing Arts Emeritus

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Leah Towle

STEAM Program, School of Theatre and Music

Alysha Baros

School of Theatre & Music

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Make Art Part of Your Daily Life

Interested in enrolling in the Lawrence Arts Center School of Theatre & Music? We have financial aid available to those who need it to ensure classes are accessible to everyone.

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Art is for Everyone

Making Art Accessible to All

Lawrence Arts Center is here to ensure anyone—of any age and any background—can connect with a supportive community and flex their creative muscles. With contemporary exhibitions, performances, and an array of theatre and music education classes for adults and kids, everyone will find something that’s right for them.

Our primary state-of-the-art facility at 940 New Hampshire St. features classrooms, studios, theatres, and more. To further support the community, we also have a space for classes and rehearsal at 10th & Mass Studios.

What's So Great About Our Theater Classes?