Young People's Theatre

The Performing Arts Summer Academy

We are thrilled to offer performing arts opportunities for young artists for ages 8 to 18! These engaging summer programs are designed to help develop the skills of emerging artists. It doesn't matter if your artist is a beginner or has tons of experience, we have exciting programs to help them on their journey! The Performing Arts Summer Academy at SCC-proof that learning is FUN!

Summer Academy Information


For assistance or questions regarding registering for YATP programs, please email or call 636-922-8729.

Young People's Theatre is an integral part of the programming for SCC's Performing Arts Department. We value the opportunity to bring quality arts education to the youth in our community.  We know that experiences in the arts develop self-confidence, creative thinking, and collaborative teamwork.  


Young People's Theatre (YPT)

For more than 30 years, YPT has built a reputation as one of the leading youth theater programs in the region. Kids ages 8-18 can learn all aspects of theater through classes and participation in live theater productions.

Developing character, on and off stage.

Are you a budding actor or actress? Then YPT is a place for you.

YPT is ... fun, interactive, educational!

YPT provides ...

  • A great place for kids, ages 8-18, to learn every aspect of theater arts in a positive environment.
  • First-class, fully staged musical and dramatic productions.
  • High-quality, theater arts education through workshops, classes and performing arts camps.
  • Professional, experienced staff.
  • Opportunities for mentoring and community involvement.

Young Artist Training Program

High-quality workshops and classes providing opportunities for kids to learn the art of theater.

Watch for upcoming workshops offered through the Young Artist Training Program

Why Youth Theater Matters:

  • Theater builds self-confidence
  • Presentation skills
  • Boosts literacy
  • Promotes arts and culture
  • Cultivates imagination and curiosity

YPT Parent Information

Parent participation is vital to the success of YPT and is a requirement for YPT membership. Rules and Regulations available at the audition.

Rehearsal Times:

  • 6-9:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays
  • 9:00 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays
  • Additional daily rehearsals in the two weeks prior to each production.


Young People’s Theatre strives to educate in all facets of theatre, including technical theatre. If you would like to volunteer to help with the technical aspects of our productions, please email Artistic Director, Samantha Stavely at

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Young People's Theatre Productions

Upcoming Auditions

Watch this page for announcements for upcoming auditions!

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Lionel Bart's Oliver!

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Lionel Bart

  • May 19, 20, 21, & 22 at 7 PM
  • May 21 & 22 at 2 PM

Ticket Information

  • $12

Tickets for the upcoming season will be available on August 1. Visit for Performing Arts Department season ticket information.

If the campus must be closed due to inclement weather or some other unforeseen incident, a performance scheduled during the closure will also be canceled. Email to exchange your tickets or receive a refund.

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