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

Holiday Chorus

Registration Now Closed
Grades: 3rd-7th Grade and their parents!
Dates: November 14th-December 17th
Time: Mondays 6:30-7:30
Performance(s): Click "More Info" for all dates!
Location: Lakes International Language Academy
Cost: $25
Director: Carrie Carlson

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 is now closed. Thank you for your interest!
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

Creative Dramatics: Monster Mayhem

Registration Now Open!
Grades: Kindergarten-2nd Grade
Dates: March 6th-10th, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Performance(s): Showcase on Friday at 11:45!
Location: Hanifl Performing Arts Center
Cost: $195
Director: Maddie Ripperger and Katie Rowles-Perich

Page to Stage: The Last Kids on Earth

Registration Now Open!
Grades: 3rd-5th Grade
Dates: March 6th-10th, 2023
Time: 1:00-4:00 PM
Performance(s): Showcase on Friday at 3:00!
Location: Hanifl Performing Arts Center
Cost: $195
Director: Katie Rowles-Perich and Maddie Ripperger

6th-8th Grade

Holiday Chorus

Registration Now Closed
Grades: 3rd-7th Grade and their parents!
Dates: November 14th-December 17th
Time: Mondays 6:30-7:30
Performance(s): Click "More Info" for all dates!
Location: Lakes International Language Academy
Cost: $25
Director: Carrie Carlson

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 closed. Thank you for your interest!
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 is now closed. Thank you for your interest!
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

One Act Play Camp: All I Really Need to Know I Learned From Being a Zombie

Registration Now Open!
Grades: 6th-9th Grade
Dates: March 6th-10th, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Performance(s): Final Performance on Friday at 4:00 PM!
Location: Hanifl Performing Arts Center Black Box
Cost: $275
Director: Kivan Kirk and Clare Rolinger

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 closed. Thank you for your interest!
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

Registration Now Open!
Grades: 9th-12th Grade
Dates: January 3rd-February 26th
Time: 6:00-8:30 Sundays & Tuesdays
Performance(s): February 23rd-26th
Location: Hanifl Performing Arts Center Black Box
Cost: $100
Director: Maddie Ripperger and Marty Wessels

One Act Play Camp: All I Really Need to Know I Learned From Being a Zombie

Registration Now Open!
Grades: 6th-9th Grade
Dates: March 6th-10th, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Performance(s): Final Performance on Friday at 4:00 PM!
Location: Hanifl Performing Arts Center Black Box
Cost: $275
Director: Kivan Kirk and Clare Rolinger

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