Creative Arts Workshops for Children & Youth

Mini-Session: June 9, 16, 23

Thursdays. 3:30-5:00

Creative Arts Sampler (K-2)

Acting for YoungStars (K-5)

Register for the full session or pick a single day!

A great way to try something new!

Age 0-5: Family Fun Activity & Play Group

Age 3-5: Creative Kids

K-5th:     Acting for YoungStars    
Guest instructor: Jape Payette of JapeScape Productions!

K-2nd:    Creative Arts Sampler 
2nd-6th: Creative Writing & Illustration 1 & 2

3rd-6th:  Creative Construction - TBA!

Age 14+: Becoming a Working Actor
Guest instructor: local actor, Arthur Hiou
Single day seminar for adults, & teens with a guardian)
POSTPONED - new date TBA

Summer Programs

for Preschool and K-5th grade

Registration is open NOW!

We generally require 5-6 participants to run a given workshop. Spread the word to be sure your favorite class runs! (See our full refund & cancellation policy by clicking the link below).


Family Fun Activity & Play Group

Ages 0-5 years, with caregiver

(Fee includes up to 3 children per family!)

Tuesdays*, 10:00-11:00+ 

$25 per family for a single day "drop-in" rate


Bring your friends or make some new ones as we create and play together in our bright, open space.

- Story time

- Process art - it could get messy!

- Music & Movement

PLUS stay and enjoy some unstructured play time with light refreshments for both children and adults.

-*Registration for the session is through the Peabody Recreation Department

Creative Kids

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays 3:30-4:30

$25 drop-in rate for Spring Session 2


A beautifully illustrated picture book will be the reference for related creative arts activities in our signature interdisciplinary workshop that includes literature and related process art, with music & movement to fill the time.

Caregivers are welcome to stay, child must be potty trained to be dropped off


Acting for YoungStars

K-5th grade


Thursdays 3:30-5:00 (Spring 2 closed)

Join us for our 3-week June Mini-Session!

$50 for the session or $20 single day

Or, check out our summer options for K-5th grade for fun with Jape!


This "Acting for YoungStars" class is full of theatre games, improv, and scene creation that helps students shine on stage while building confidence & teamwork, and developing speaking & presentation skills.


It all culminates in a performance on the final day in front of a live audience - you!

Guest instructor: Jape Payette of JapeScape Productions


Creative Arts Sampler

K-2nd grade


Spring Session 2

Tuesdays* 4:00-5:00 (single days only, $25)

June Mini-Session (June 9, 16, 23)

Thursdays 3:30-5:00 (choose a single day or all 3!)

$90 for full session, $35 single day


An illustrated picture book will be explored each week along with a related process art activity. Music and movement will be added as time allows. Explore, discover, and create!

Spring Session 2: Animated movies and characters

June Mini-Session: TBD

Creative Writing & Illustration 1&2

(Combined class) 

2nd-6th grade

Tuesdays 4:00 -5:00


$25 single day


Spring Session 2: Illustrations and creative writing inspired by your favorite animated movies and comic/cartoon characters.

Write about your projects using creative writing techniques in genres such as poetry, reflections, diary entries, letters, and personal narratives.


Creative Construction 

3rd-6th grade

DATES TBA - check back soon!

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Let your imagination soar as you create your very own world for kings & queens, knights & nobles! Or maybe you'll design a dragon's lair or the castle's dungeon - you decide!


Students will learn techniques for cutting and connecting cardboard to create a castle they have designed themselves. Found items will be repurposed for use in these unique creations which will be painted and decorated after construction.

Becoming a Working Actor

Age 14 & up

Guardian must be present for those under 18

Single day seminar


New date TBD

$60 for adults (18+)

$100 for teen (14-17) + guardian

$40 each additional teen (14-17)


Single Day Seminar for teens & adults

With guest instructor, Arthur Hiou

-What does it take to get called for an audition?

-What can you expect once you are there?

-How to prepare to increase your chances of getting cast.

Arthur shares what he has learned over his many years of experience in the local acting scene on stage and screen!

Stay Tuned!
Private Workshops & Events

View our Parties and Events pages

Let us know your ideas or theme and we will plan a creative arts experience with music, movement, art, and/or literature for your group. Great for all ages.

- Perfect for family events, corporate gatherings, special occasions, academic pods & co-ops, preschool groups, enrichment programs, or homeschool groups.

- Single day workshops or weekly sessions can be made available to your group.

- Contact us with questions or to tell us your ideas!

Explore. Discover. Create.