Programs

At Children’s Performing Arts we strive to offer programs for every interest and skill level. Camps, workshops, and productions are listed below by grade level. Scroll to your student’s grade to find our current offerings.

We group students by grade to keep content developmentally appropriate.

K-5th Grade

Page to Stage: A Series of Unfortunate Events

Registration is now full. Please email maddier@childrensperformingartsmn.org to be placed on the waitlist!
Grades: Entering 3rd-5th Grade in the Fall of 2022
Dates: August 8th-12th
Time: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Performance(s): Showcase on the Final Day at 3:30 PM
Location: Hanifl Performing Arts Center 4941 Long Ave White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Cost: $275
Director: Riley Peltz

Ready Set Create: AM Offering

Registration is now full. Please email maddier@childrensperformingartsmn.org to be placed on the waitlist!
Grades: Entering Kindergarten-2nd Grade, Fall of 2022
Dates: August 15th-19th
Time: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Performance(s): Showcase on the Final Day at 11:45 AM
Location: Hanifl Performing Arts Center 4941 Long Ave White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Cost: $175
Director: Carrie Carlson

Ready, Set, Create: PM Offering

Registration is now full. Please email maddier@childrensperformingartsmn.org to be placed on the waitlist!
Grades: Entering 3rd-6th Grade in the Fall of 2022
Dates: August 15th-19th
Time: 1:00-4:00 PM
Performance(s): Showcase Last Day of Class at 3:45 PM
Location: Hanifl Performing Arts Center 4941 Long Ave White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Cost: $175

Saturday Morning Drop-In

Registration Now Open!
Grades: Kindergarten-5th Grade
Dates: Two Saturdays a Month from September 24th-November 19th
Time: 9:30-11:30 AM
Location: Hanifl Performing Arts Center
Cost: $25

Legacy Show: Mary Poppins Jr.

Registration Opens June 6th at 10AM!
Grades: Entering Kindergarten-6th Grade Fall of 2022!
Dates: September 11th-February 12th
Time: Saturday 10:00-12:30 PM, Sunday 1:00-4:00 PM
Performance(s): January 31st-February 12th
Location: Forest Lake High School
Cost: Shooting Stars: $335, Rising Stars: $295
Director: Carrie Carlson

6th-8th Grade

Ready, Set, Create: PM Offering

Registration is now full. Please email maddier@childrensperformingartsmn.org to be placed on the waitlist!
Grades: Entering 3rd-6th Grade in the Fall of 2022
Dates: August 15th-19th
Time: 1:00-4:00 PM
Performance(s): Showcase Last Day of Class at 3:45 PM
Location: Hanifl Performing Arts Center 4941 Long Ave White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Cost: $175

Pizza Performance Pop Ups

Registration Now Open!
Grades: 6th-10th
Dates: September 17th, October 28th, November 19th (Click "More Info" for all 2022/2023 Dates!)
Time: 6:00-9:00 PM
Location: Hanifl Performing Arts Center 4941 Long Ave White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Cost: $25
Director: Maddie Ripperger, Sonja Thorson, and Guests

Middle School Musical: Disney’s Descendants

Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest!
Grades: Entering 6th-8th Grade Fall of 2022!
Dates: August 14th-October 2nd
Time: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 6:00-8:30 PM, Sunday TBD
Performance(s): October 6th-16th
Location: Hanifl Performing Arts Center
Cost: $295

Holiday Play: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe

Registration is now full. Please email maddier@childrensperformingartsmn.org to be placed on the waitlist!
Grades: Entering 7th-12th Grade Fall of 2022!
Dates: October 23rd-December 18th
Time: Sunday 3:00-6:00 PM, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 6:00-9:00 PM
Performance(s): December 8th-18th
Location: Lakes International Language Academy
Cost: $295
Director: Maddie Ripperger

Legacy Show: Mary Poppins Jr.

Registration Opens June 6th at 10AM!
Grades: Entering Kindergarten-6th Grade Fall of 2022!
Dates: September 11th-February 12th
Time: Saturday 10:00-12:30 PM, Sunday 1:00-4:00 PM
Performance(s): January 31st-February 12th
Location: Forest Lake High School
Cost: Shooting Stars: $335, Rising Stars: $295
Director: Carrie Carlson

Blackbox Play: Peter and the Starcatcher

Registration Opens in February 2023!
Grades: Entering 6th-10th Grade Fall of 2022!
Dates: May 1st-June 18th, 2023
Time: Sunday, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 6:00-9:00 PM
Performance(s): June 15th-18th
Location: Hanifl Performing Arts Center Black Box
Cost: $295

9th-12th Grade

Pizza Performance Pop Ups

Registration Now Open!
Grades: 6th-10th
Dates: September 17th, October 28th, November 19th (Click "More Info" for all 2022/2023 Dates!)
Time: 6:00-9:00 PM
Location: Hanifl Performing Arts Center 4941 Long Ave White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Cost: $25
Director: Maddie Ripperger, Sonja Thorson, and Guests

Holiday Play: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe

Registration is now full. Please email maddier@childrensperformingartsmn.org to be placed on the waitlist!
Grades: Entering 7th-12th Grade Fall of 2022!
Dates: October 23rd-December 18th
Time: Sunday 3:00-6:00 PM, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 6:00-9:00 PM
Performance(s): December 8th-18th
Location: Lakes International Language Academy
Cost: $295
Director: Maddie Ripperger

CYPP Presents: Tales From the Black Box

Director Applications Open September 26!
Grades: Entering 9th-12th Grade in the Fall of 2022
Dates: December 12th-February 26th
Time: 6:00-9:00 Sundays-Thursdays
Performance(s): February 23rd-26th
Location: Hanifl Performing Arts Center Black Box
Cost: Performers: $50, Directors: $75, Directors who Perform: $100
Director: Directing Mentor: Maddie Ripperger

Blackbox Play: Peter and the Starcatcher

Registration Opens in February 2023!
Grades: Entering 6th-10th Grade Fall of 2022!
Dates: May 1st-June 18th, 2023
Time: Sunday, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 6:00-9:00 PM
Performance(s): June 15th-18th
Location: Hanifl Performing Arts Center Black Box
Cost: $295