Program Type: 9th-12th Grade

  • Pilot Season: Stranger Things

    Demogorgons? Mindflayers? Vecna? Welcome to Hawkins! In this camp, students will get the chance to portray some of the iconic characters from the hit Netflix series, Stranger Things and take a deep dive into the Upside Down. The week will culminate in a staged production of the pilot episode from season one. Auditions will take… Read More

  • YES AND: Intro to Improv

    Learn about the art of “YES AND” and experience the beauty of on-your-feet storytelling! Throughout the week, students will learn the basic tenets of improv, practice different exercises to strengthen and cultivate their improv skills, and play long and short-form improv games! At the end of the week, the students will host their very own… Read More

  • Behind the Scenes: Design Studio

    Have you ever wondered what it takes to create makeup looks, costumes, and backdrops for the stage? Channel your inner designer and explore the world of makeup design, costume design, and set design in this week-long class! Throughout the week, students will create makeup plots, costume renderings, and set renderings for current Broadway shows; and… Read More

  • CPA Players: One Act Play

    “A simple one-act production of The Wizard of Oz gets derailed by missed cues, forgotten lines, and a renegade sound board op who refuses to play anything but dinosaur noises. A comedy that proves, when it comes to live theatre, everything that can go wrong, will go wrong, and it will be hilarious.” Join us… Read More

  • Big Summer Production: Beauty and the Beast

    Cast Details:  Older Cast: Entering 7th-12th Grade in the Fall of 2023 (Graduating Seniors are also welcome to participate) The “Older Cast” will comprise the leads and primary ensemble for the show. Students in this cast should expect to be called up to five nights a week and be in the majority of the show…. Read More

  • Young Artist Players: Heathers the Musical

    Musical Theater Auditions: Heathers The Musical: Teen Edition Virtual Auditions DUE April 3rd, 2023 10:00 AM Rehearsals: May 1st-June 21st (FULL CALENDAR FOUND HERE) Performances: June 22nd-25th at the Hanifl Performing Arts Center in White Bear Lake, MN. Pay: There is no pay or registration fee Director: Alli St. John Music Director: TBD Choreographer: Michael Terrell Brown Heathers The Musical: Teen… Read More

  • CYPP Presents: Tales From the Black Box

    What will this program entail? Are you ready to take on a bigger role in the production process? Want to learn more about how to craft a weekend of performances with your friends? Excited to keep honing your high-level actor skills? In this unique, two-month process, students will have the opportunity to workshop various 10-minute… Read More

  • Blackbox Play: Peter and the Starcatcher

    CPA is excited to announce auditions for our second annual black box play, Peter and the Starcatcher. This witty and thrilling play chronicles the origin of everyone’s favorite “boy who would not grow up.” Featuring an ensemble cast playing pirates, mermaids, and orphans, this show will keep actors and audiences on the edge of their… Read More

  • Pizza Performance Pop Ups

    Designed for curious artists in grades sixth through tenth, Pizza Party Performance Pop-Ups are one part pizza party, one part scene study and exploration! One Friday or Saturday night a month, students will come together for socializing and pizza, then break into groups to work on scenes assigned to them. Each group will receive one… Read More