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 Young Artists Playground

ABOUT YAP: Interactive arts workshops and camps for youth ages 5-14 years old. YAP is dedicated to enriching the lives of local youth through quality arts education and performance based programs. To register your camper, please complete the form and payment process below. 



Workshop 1: Movie Making with Eric

In this four week workshop for Young Artists, Eric Stuart will be teaching the different styles of filmmaking. He’ll teach scriptwriting and how to bring characters to life! Workshops run from 10 am to 11:30 am on Saturdays!

  1. February 4th: The Big & Small Screen: Television & Film

  2. February 11th: Making Commercials!

  3. February 18th: Reporting the news!

  4. February 25th: Talking without Words: Silent Films


Workshop 2: Multicultural Dance:

In this four week workshop, young artists will be introduced to different cultures through the exciting world of dance! Workshops run from 10 am to 11:30 am on Saturdays!

  1. March 11: Irish Dancing

  2. March 18th: Ballet Folklorico

  3. March 25th: Latin Dancing

  4. April 1st: The Lion Dance from China

 Workshop 3: Musical Theatre:

In this four week workshop, young artists will learn all about musical theatre. Young artists will be working with a vocal coach and a choreographer to create a musical theatre number they will perform during the workshop.

1.  May 6th: The world of Musical Theatre

2. May 13th: Singing & Vocal Technique

3. May 20th: Dance and Choreography

4. May 27th: Putting it All Together!

Eligibility: Children ages 5-14

Cost: $125/Workshop (4 weeks), $350/All three Workshops


All camp classes will be held in the DownStage Theater at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 East Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93065

*For Sibling Discount please call Stephanie Lesh at 818-945-0967 or email her at Scholarships may be available through SVCAC's Share the Arts Program. If you believe you qualify based on income level, please click the button below and fill out the form and submit before you register your young artist.

For more information, email or contact Stephanie at 818-945-0967.

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“This activity is supported in part by the California Arts Council, a state agency. Learn more at

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