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Yocum Institute for Arts Education

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3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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April 2020

Spring Break

April 9 - April 12
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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We will be closed for Spring Break: Thursday, April 9 - Monday, April 13 at 3:00 PM. Reopening Monday, April 13 at 3:00 PM for evening classes and private lessons.

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CANCELLED PrimaryStages Productions: Animal Dance

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on April 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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We are looking to reschedule for next year. PrimaryStages Productions: Animal Dance By Ann Carlson Director Beverly Houck Original Music David Kline. What do kids (baby goats) and kids (not-so-baby people) have in common? Animal Dance will answer these questions with the help of some curious goats and their animal buddies. It’s a story of the similarities we share with our animal friends in the quest for self-expression and ultimately, understanding. So stomp your hooves, clap your paws and expect…

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CANCELLED PrimaryStages Productions: Animal Dance

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on April 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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We are looking to reschedule for next year. PrimaryStages Productions: Animal Dance By Ann Carlson Director Beverly Houck Original Music David Kline. What do kids (baby goats) and kids (not-so-baby people) have in common? Animal Dance will answer these questions with the help of some curious goats and their animal buddies. It’s a story of the similarities we share with our animal friends in the quest for self-expression and ultimately, understanding. So stomp your hooves, clap your paws and expect…

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Spring Break – Reopening at 3PM for evening classes/private lessons

April 13
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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We will be closed for Spring Break: Thursday, April 9 - Monday, April 13 at 3:00 PM. Reopening Monday, April 13 at 3:00 PM for evening classes and private lessons.

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May 2020

Preschool Art Exhibit

May 1 - May 16
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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Free
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Jazz on the Avenue: First Anniversary Celebration, Eldar Djangirov Trio

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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The Yocum Institute for Arts Education is celebrating the first anniversary of its monthly Jazz on the Avenue Series in grand fashion on Friday, May 15, at 7 p.m. in its Shumo Theater with the celebrated Eldar Djangirov Trio. Doors Open: 6:15 PM, Parking: Free. Djangirov, a Grammy Award-nominated pianist/composer, has been an undeniable force of pianism for the last 15 years since his major label debut at age 17 when he already was well known for his prodigious pyrotechnics…

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This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing – A Celebration of Women In The Arts Event

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on May 16, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on May 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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PrimaryStages Productions Presents: This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing Written by Finegan Kruckemeyer Performed by our Yocum Institute Teen Theater Ensemble Seen around the world since its debut in 2011, this is a moving and irresistibly charming modern-day fable for the whole family. What happens when your world is turned upside down and you have to find your own way? On a dark and cold night, triplet sisters are abandoned in a forest by their father and three resolutions are made. The first sister walks…

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This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing – A Celebration of Women In The Arts Event

May 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on May 16, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on May 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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PrimaryStages Productions Presents: This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing Written by Finegan Kruckemeyer Performed by our Yocum Institute Teen Theater Ensemble Seen around the world since its debut in 2011, this is a moving and irresistibly charming modern-day fable for the whole family. What happens when your world is turned upside down and you have to find your own way? On a dark and cold night, triplet sisters are abandoned in a forest by their father and three resolutions are made. The first sister walks…

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Publishing in 2020: A Conversation With The Tall Poppy Writers – A Celebration of Women In The Arts Event

May 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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On Sunday, May 17, 2020, from 2-4 pm, Yocum Institute for Art Education will host seven members of the award-winning literary and marketing collective, The Tall Poppy Writers (including founder, USA Today Best-selling Author, Ann Garvin) as an official event of the Celebration of Women in the Arts 2020, an initiative in Berks County running from January-June 2020.  The May 17 event will feature a panel discussion, interactive Q&A, followed by a wine and cheese meet and mingle reception/book signing…

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This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing – A Celebration of Women In The Arts Event

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on May 16, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on May 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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PrimaryStages Productions Presents: This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing Written by Finegan Kruckemeyer Performed by our Yocum Institute Teen Theater Ensemble Seen around the world since its debut in 2011, this is a moving and irresistibly charming modern-day fable for the whole family. What happens when your world is turned upside down and you have to find your own way? On a dark and cold night, triplet sisters are abandoned in a forest by their father and three resolutions are made. The first sister walks…

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Closed

May 25
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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CLOSED for Memorial Day | No evening lessons or classes

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June 2020

Young Performers Series: Choose Your Own Oz

June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 6, 2020

An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until June 6, 2020

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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By Tommy Jamerson The Wizard of Oz meets Choose Your Own Adventure in this fresh and fast-paced retelling of the L. Frank Baum classic in which the audience plays playwright and gets the chance to change everything from Dorothy’s footwear (silver slippers or ruby red…clown shoes?) to Toto’s species (lion, tiger or octopus?—oh my!) to the Witch’s flying footmen. A delight for children of all ages, Choose Your Own Oz reminds us all that at the end of the day,…

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Young Performers Series: Choose Your Own Oz

June 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 6, 2020

An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until June 6, 2020

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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By Tommy Jamerson The Wizard of Oz meets Choose Your Own Adventure in this fresh and fast-paced retelling of the L. Frank Baum classic in which the audience plays playwright and gets the chance to change everything from Dorothy’s footwear (silver slippers or ruby red…clown shoes?) to Toto’s species (lion, tiger or octopus?—oh my!) to the Witch’s flying footmen. A delight for children of all ages, Choose Your Own Oz reminds us all that at the end of the day,…

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Young Performers Series: Choose Your Own Oz

June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 6, 2020

An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until June 6, 2020

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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By Tommy Jamerson The Wizard of Oz meets Choose Your Own Adventure in this fresh and fast-paced retelling of the L. Frank Baum classic in which the audience plays playwright and gets the chance to change everything from Dorothy’s footwear (silver slippers or ruby red…clown shoes?) to Toto’s species (lion, tiger or octopus?—oh my!) to the Witch’s flying footmen. A delight for children of all ages, Choose Your Own Oz reminds us all that at the end of the day,…

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Jazz On The Avenue

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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July 2020

Jazz On The Avenue

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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Young Performer Series Presents: Into the Woods Jr.

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on July 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 25, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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In this highly anticipated summer program, students participate in a blend of classes in acting, dance and voice and will gain experience with costuming, lighting, set creation and prop making as we produce, rehearse and perform Into the Woods Jr. by Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine. The camp culminates with 4 performances for family, friends and the public! About the Show: Be careful what you wish for, as Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s cockeyed fairytale comes to life in this…

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Young Performer Series Presents: Into the Woods Jr.

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on July 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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In this highly anticipated summer program, students participate in a blend of classes in acting, dance and voice and will gain experience with costuming, lighting, set creation and prop making as we produce, rehearse and perform Into the Woods Jr. by Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine. The camp culminates with 4 performances for family, friends and the public! About the Show: Be careful what you wish for, as Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s cockeyed fairytale comes to life in this…

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Young Performer Series Presents: Into the Woods Jr.

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on July 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 25, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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In this highly anticipated summer program, students participate in a blend of classes in acting, dance and voice and will gain experience with costuming, lighting, set creation and prop making as we produce, rehearse and perform Into the Woods Jr. by Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine. The camp culminates with 4 performances for family, friends and the public! About the Show: Be careful what you wish for, as Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s cockeyed fairytale comes to life in this…

Find out more »

Young Performer Series Presents: Into the Woods Jr.

July 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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In this highly anticipated summer program, students participate in a blend of classes in acting, dance and voice and will gain experience with costuming, lighting, set creation and prop making as we produce, rehearse and perform Into the Woods Jr. by Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine. The camp culminates with 4 performances for family, friends and the public! About the Show: Be careful what you wish for, as Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s cockeyed fairytale comes to life in this…

Find out more »

August 2020

Jazz On The Avenue

August 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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September 2020

Jazz On The Avenue

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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October 2020

Jazz On The Avenue

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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November 2020

Jazz On The Avenue

November 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
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