Playhouse Arts is delighted to serve our community through the Arcata Outdoor Events Grant, helping local groups offer outdoor Covid-Safe events for the community! Arcata’s Outdoor Events Grant is made possible through a CARES Act block grant through the City of Arcata, working through Playhouse Arts, which is Arcata’s Local Arts Agency (LAA). This grant […]
POSTPONED: Class dates are May 12 – 15th Thursday and Friday 7-9:30 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-4 p.m. This Workshop is designed for Beginners to Advanced (And it is lots of fun)! Many of the techniques and tricks of puppet making will be demonstrated and the hands-on format will have each participant, […]
Thank you for your interest in this years Family Fun Series! We are so happy to be offering in-person theatre again to your students safely outdoors in the circus tent!
As a way of continuing to build community through the arts during these uncertain times, the Arcata Playhouse will offer a mobile art service! The Playhouse Wonder Wagon will travel to the local elementary school parking lots and community centers to deliver art packets with information about music, dance, and craft to hubs around Northern […]
During the pandemic, the Family Fun Series has gone online with Zoom Around the World ! Schools, households, and families welcome guests from all over the world through the Playhouse YouTube Channel. Guests include local, national, and international artist! Click the YouTube Playlist button below to meet these performers and others like them.
The Playhouse teen program, also known as Apprentice Entertainment, is an afterschool program for teens that gives them experience in all aspects of mounting an event, from design and scripting to casting and stagecraft to promotion and execution of the final production. While the program’s roots are in theatre, the event could be anything from […]
Arcata Playhouse offer youth workshops in creative theater-making with a variety of focuses including mask, puppetry, pageant performance, clowning, and more. Our workshops range from ages 5-18 and take place in the spring and summer. Our goal is to host an inclusive space for students to explore what is means to be a creator. Participants […]
The Artists in Schools program celebrates the importance of early exposure to all aspects of performance art – both on stage and behind the scenes – for students from kindergarten to 8th grade. It’s well documented that students who engage in artistic pursuits grow into more rounded adults, and programs like Artists in Schools can […]