Kids & Teens

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DCC offers programs for children of almost any age. The Music School at DCC offers programs and lessons throughout the year, while children and teens can spend some of their summer in fun and engaging programs. Additionally, driver education courses are available for teens.  

Annual Performing Arts Institute MUX 777 AGES 7-17

Students will gain valuable life skills while learning the fundamentals of theatre: acting, dancing, and singing. Our fun, varied activities will culminate in a costumed production on the second Friday afternoon of each two-week session. The Friday 2:00 p.m. shows on 7/26 and 8/9 are free and open to all. Activities include theatre games, improvisation, scene study, musical theater, various dance styles, choral and solo singing, and optional play writing. Students ages 7-17 may register for one or both of the following 2-week all-day sections. Participants grouped by age.

10 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (MTWRF) 7/15 - 7/26 DCC A. Perry $500
11 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (MTWRF) 7/29 - 8/9 DCC A. Perry $500

Forms for Performing Arts Institute



Office of Workforce Development & Continuing Education

Bowne Hall, Room 220/223
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone (845) 431-8910