About Auburn Public Studio

As the educational arm of Auburn Public Theater, Auburn Public Studio is an accessible and affordable studio space, offering ongoing, dynamic programs in film, theater, rock and voice performance for young people ages 3-18 and adults. Auburn Public Studio also offers rewarding after school programming for local school districts. APS challenges and educates our community’s children and fosters creative growth for all through shared performance experiences.

Our Vision

Auburn Public Studio provides students of all ages with the opportunity to immerse themselves in dance, music and theater arts, emphasizing creativity, proper technique, versatility, equality and performance skills. Students are held to the highest standards of excellence by the experienced APS faculty, who prepare them to continue on in their chosen field with confidence, success and deep personal satisfaction. APS offers an accessible, safe and inclusive space that fosters talented and motivated students to do their best and pursue their dreams.

Our Mission

  • We support the mission and vision of Auburn Public Theater by providing a cultural, economic and social asset for the greater Auburn community.
  • We offer inspiring, creative and accessible arts education to Auburn’s diverse youth and adults.
  • We foster the development and production of original artistic and theatrical works.
  • We value diversity and respect each community member and their contributions equally.

Auburn Public Studio is made possible through the generous support of our Corporate and Foundation sponsors:

Cayuga Community Fund an affiliate fund of the Central NY Community Foundation; support has been provided by the Cayuga Community, Marie C. Bean Harris and Evelyn B. & Emery S. Osborn Funds. The Jim and Juli Boeheim Foundation, The John Ben Snow Foundation, The Kiwanis Club of Auburn, The Nelson B. Delavan Foundation, Lyons National Bank, J.M. McDonald Foundation, Inc., The Mimi Fishman Foundation, M&T Bank, NYSCA, The Guido and Ellen Palma Foundation, SKARTS Skaneateles Area Arts Council, The United Way, and Wegmans.