Performing Arts Education

Fostering Creative Growth

Auburn Public Theater partners with Auburn Public Schools & community centers to provide free performing arts classes for individuals of all ages. We also offer ongoing, dynamic and affordable classes & summer camps right here at the theater in film, theater & music. Our youth programs challenge and educate our community’s children and foster creative growth through shared artistic experiences. Tuition assistance and full scholarships available!

Vision & Mission

Our classes offer an accessible, safe and inclusive space that fosters talented and motivated students to do their best and pursue their dreams. We value diversity and respect each community member and their contributions equally. Click HERE to read more about our Vision & Mission for all of our education programs.

Fall 2022 Youth Programs

Exchange Street Records – FULL

ESR Fall Semester will meet Tuesdays from 5:30pm – 8:00pm, September 20 – Dec 13th (except 11/22, the week of Thanksgiving).

Sessions will conclude each week with a 7:30 performance at APT’s Open Mic.

* Exchange Street Records Skill and Equipment Requirements 

For guitar, students should be familiar with open chords (with barre chords preferred) and be able to read basic chord charts. Bring your own electric guitar, amp tuner and cable..

For bass, students should be familiar with basic tablature and techniques and be able to read basic song charts. Bring your own electric bass, amp, tuner and cable. Amplifiers are provided.

For drums, students should be familiar with basic techniques and be able to understand basic song charts. Just bring your sticks!

For keyboards and vocals, students should be familiar with basic techniques and be able to understand basic song charts. Just bring yourself!

 

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APT educational programs are made possible through the generous support of:

The Cayuga Community Fund, The Central NY Community Foundation, 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, The M&T Charitable Trust, NYSCA, The Guido and Ellen Palma Foundation, SKARTS Skaneateles Area Arts Council, and The United Way of Cayuga County.

 

Kids cinema at Auburn Public Theater
Kids cinema at Auburn Public Theater
Auburn Public Theater receiving Lyons Check
Kids in the studio at Auburn Public Theater