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The Center For The Arts Presents SOLD OUT: After School Theater Program Instructor: Dinah Smith

  • Tuesdays, 3:45 PM – 5:15 PM
  • 9 Sessions: 2/04 – 3/31/2020
    $195 includes all nine sessions.
The Plaza Gallery

998 Plaza Drive, Grass Valley, CA [map]



Come PLAY with us! Bring your curiosity or passion for theater and performing.

A little bit of singing, a little bit of broadway dance (which is the fastest and easiest way to learn to perform), lots of acting and character development, a pinch of improv, and lots of funny games to develop our Acting Tools (necessary to actually act)!

All theatre, all the time! *Beginning – advanced students are all accommodated and challenged at their level. No one sits around waiting. All theatre, all the time!Register Online Today!

Designed for Students Grades 3-8

*Younger children 6-8 with dance or theatre training will be considered for acceptance by the instructor into all sessions if there is space.

Fees: $195
Location: The Plaza, 998 Plaza Drive, Grass Valley, CA [map]
  • Dates: Tuesdays
  • February: 4, 11, 18, 25
  • March: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31  (March 31st is an informal performance for family and friends)
Times: 3:45 PM – 5:15 PM

Meet our Instructor: Dinah Smith (Teacher/Coach, Choreographer/Director, Actor) With a BA in Theatre, a Masters in Education, and a California Certificated Teacher, Dinah has been involved in the Entertainment Industry and Theatre Arts Education since the early 1970’s as a teacher, director, choreographer and erformer on stage, in film, and on TV. She has worked professionally with children’s and community theaters throughout Southern California and Colorado. Locally, she has worked with Sierra Stages, LeGacy, Paul Emery, Sandra Rockman, Lake Wildwood, Center Stage Dance, Synthetic Unlimited, Placer Community Theatre,and CATS. Dinah has taught Youth Theatre Classes at The Center For The Arts, Colfax Elementary, Yuba River Charter School, Grass Valley Charter, and The Miners Foundry. She directed the highly acclaimed premier holiday production of Sonja Weissman and The Miracle Play, featuring 9 local youth ages 10 – 16 two years in a row, December 2014 and 2013 at The Off Center Stage.


Scholarships (Applications Closed) Have questions?

Thanks to our Youth Arts Sponsors and anonymous private donors, we are proud to offer a limited number of Scholarships for Summer Camp Programs in order to increase access to the arts for under-served and low-income youth in our community.

Contact Brynn Farwell, Program Manager:
530.274.8384 ext. 208



Thank you to our Youth Arts Sponsors

Make A ContributionScholarships are offered for Summer Camp Programs in order to increase access to the arts for under-served and low-income youth in our community. A donation of $250 will sponsor a one student for one week of Summer Camp.
For more information contact Brynn Farwell at 530.274.8384 ext. 208, or

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