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Arts Education

Our award-winning educational programs are designed for youth from a wide range of backgrounds, communities, and schools. We engage with youth to explore all aspects of making theatre: story and expression, connection with others, examination of self, and discovery of the world—all while having fun!

  • SummerBLAST 2023

    Our summer programs for grades 2-8 don't start with a chosen play — they begin with curiosity. Through SummerBLAST we will uncover the link between our own understanding of the world and the performances we create.

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  • Classes

    Our year-round classes give aspiring actors of all ages from 5 to 18 years old, the opportunity to work with professional Teaching Artists and Company Members. Adult classes are also available.

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  • Programs

    People's Light serves as a national leader in creative learning programs and innovative artistic practices of theatre-making for and with young people.

    Our longest-running programs, including Arts Discovery Student Matinees and the New Voices Ensemble, reflect our commitment to long-term partnerships with schools, organizations, and individuals in the Greater Philadelphia region.

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  • Residencies

    Bring People’s Light Teaching Artists to your group of learners. Residency programs provide in-depth, experiential, theatre-based projects for students and educators.

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Contact Us

Email or call 610.647.1900 x187.

Our Mission
People’s Light, a cultural and civic center with theatre at its core, invites and creates opportunities for diverse communities to discover and celebrate our shared humanity.
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