Children are natural actors

We sometimes joke about it but kids learn to act as part of normal and healthy childhood development. Whether it’s in the park, at home, in school or avoiding “vegetable enemy number one” at the dinner table, it’s part of learning to negotiate with those around them.

Our area boasts 2 great theater companies but you may not know that we also have two fabulous kid’s theater programs as well. Whether you’re looking for ways to improve communication and social skills or just a healthy outlet, take a look at these:




Provision Theater has a tremendous adult and family theater season and also offers  a wonderful kid’s program where the kids work towards a show of their own. Some of the children go on to be part of the bigger public productions:





The “Kids are Actors 2” Theater camp at Whitney Young High School offers summer camp     options with a wide variety of programs and levels for different ages