Performing Arts

· Applied Music Studio

Los Alamitos – Enhance your child’s (3+) education by trying a FREE lesson at Applied Music Studio! They offer instruction in viola, violin, voice, piano, guitar, drums, woodwinds and theory, as well as a Keyboard for Kids program, all taught by degreed professionals; also, lessons for jazz, orchestra and choir preparation. Read More

· Arts & Learning Conservatory

Costa Mesa –  Arts & Learning Conservatory presents a variety of seasonal programs for ages 5-19 of all skill levels. Your child or teen will find inspiring teachers, new friends to collaborate with, performances to attend, and a place to call their musical home. They offer after-school/home-school programs, conservatory classes for young actors, music lessons, show choir, band, Storybook Scenes for younger kids, and lots more. Read More

· Burgess Cotillion

Long Beach – Kids (8-18) learn social dancing and manners in eight monthly Monday classes. Foxtrot, waltz, swing, tango, rumba, cha cha, line dancing – you name it, Burgess Cotillion teaches it! Every class also includes refreshments, games, prizes, and manners every kid needs to know. Read More

· Lakewood Recreation and Community Services

Lakewood – Academic classes, art, baseball and softball, basketball, summer camps, dance, flag football, horseback riding, martial arts, music and musical theater,, soccer, swim instruction, tennis, volleyball and more. -3/”>Read More

· Southland Ballet Academy

Southland Ballet Academy offers year-round training for ages 3 to adult with locations in Fountain Valley & Irvine. Founded in 1983, SBA cultivates, trains and inspires an appreciation for classical ballet from beginner to professional dancer. Since opening its doors as a ballet studio, SBA and director Salwa Rizkalla have secured a national and international reputation and played a prominent role in grooming world-class dancers.

International City Theatre Summer Youth Conservatory

Long Beach – Voted Best Kids Camp of Long Beach for three years by Press Telegram’s Readers’ Choice, ICT’s Summer Youth Conservatory is a four-week program that teaches children acting, dancing, singing, and playwriting! July 3-27 (except July 4). Read More

Top 10 Reasons for Kids to Join a Chorus

Does your child love to sing? Have them try singing in a choir or chorus! Stan DeWitt, Executive Director of the Long Beach Youth Chorus, talks to us about the positive impact choral singing has on kids and teens. He also answers your most frequently asked questions.

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