default-image

Loading Events

← Back to Events

Yocum Institute for Arts Education

+ Google Map
3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
6103761576

February 2020

5-MINUTE FRINGE: MIRROR

February 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 21, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 22, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map
$15.00

The 5-Minute Fringe gives creative artists a platform to develop new and experimental work on a small scale, and it gives audiences a glimpse into the minds of local performers and writers. Thursday, February 20 at 8pm |Friday, February 21 at 8pm |Saturday, February 22 at 8pm |Sunday, February 23 at 2pm  This year’s theme is MIRROR, explored through music, words, and movement by: Adam Richter – Unboxing Match Chris Heslop and Fadi Acra – A Love Finding Its Reflection Chris Paolini –…

Find out more »

5-MINUTE FRINGE: MIRROR

February 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 21, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 22, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map
$15.00

The 5-Minute Fringe gives creative artists a platform to develop new and experimental work on a small scale, and it gives audiences a glimpse into the minds of local performers and writers. Thursday, February 20 at 8pm |Friday, February 21 at 8pm |Saturday, February 22 at 8pm |Sunday, February 23 at 2pm  This year’s theme is MIRROR, explored through music, words, and movement by: Adam Richter – Unboxing Match Chris Heslop and Fadi Acra – A Love Finding Its Reflection Chris Paolini –…

Find out more »

Jazz On The Avenue: Dixieland Jazz, Paris Washboard

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map

Come celebrate music at Yocum Institute for Arts Education with this exciting monthly series – Jazz on the Avenue. With exceptional performers, an acoustically astounding and intimate space, the concert experience at the Yocum Institute is like no other. Time: 2:00 PM Doors Open: 1:15 PM Parking: Free Ticket link: yocumartsevents.ticketleap.com/dixieland-jazz-paris-washboard/ Ticket proceeds will be split 50/50 between Yocum Institute and the Wilson Scholarship Fund of Berks County Community Foundation. Created in 1988, the group is composed of four instruments: clarinet,…

Find out more »

5-MINUTE FRINGE: MIRROR

February 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 21, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 22, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map
$15.00

The 5-Minute Fringe gives creative artists a platform to develop new and experimental work on a small scale, and it gives audiences a glimpse into the minds of local performers and writers. Thursday, February 20 at 8pm |Friday, February 21 at 8pm |Saturday, February 22 at 8pm |Sunday, February 23 at 2pm  This year’s theme is MIRROR, explored through music, words, and movement by: Adam Richter – Unboxing Match Chris Heslop and Fadi Acra – A Love Finding Its Reflection Chris Paolini –…

Find out more »

5-MINUTE FRINGE: MIRROR

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 21, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map
$15.00

The 5-Minute Fringe gives creative artists a platform to develop new and experimental work on a small scale, and it gives audiences a glimpse into the minds of local performers and writers. Thursday, February 20 at 8pm |Friday, February 21 at 8pm |Saturday, February 22 at 8pm |Sunday, February 23 at 2pm  This year’s theme is MIRROR, explored through music, words, and movement by: Adam Richter – Unboxing Match Chris Heslop and Fadi Acra – A Love Finding Its Reflection Chris Paolini –…

Find out more »

March 2020

No Good Things Dwell in the Flesh – A Celebration of Women In The Arts Event

March 6 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on March 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map

No Good Things Dwell in the Flesh By Christina Masciotti Directed by Alice Reagan Set in a tailor shop in Queens, NO GOOD THINGS DWELL IN THE FLESH is a new play about a Russian master tailor whose skill and perfectionism have amassed a clientele she can no longer sustain on her own. She enlists the help of a protégé who is talented, but also conflicted about putting her personal ambition ahead of settling down to start a family. The…

Find out more »

No Good Things Dwell in the Flesh – A Celebration of Women In The Arts Event

March 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on March 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map

No Good Things Dwell in the Flesh By Christina Masciotti Directed by Alice Reagan Set in a tailor shop in Queens, NO GOOD THINGS DWELL IN THE FLESH is a new play about a Russian master tailor whose skill and perfectionism have amassed a clientele she can no longer sustain on her own. She enlists the help of a protégé who is talented, but also conflicted about putting her personal ambition ahead of settling down to start a family. The…

Find out more »

No Good Things Dwell in the Flesh – A Celebration of Women In The Arts Event

March 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on March 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map

No Good Things Dwell in the Flesh By Christina Masciotti Directed by Alice Reagan Set in a tailor shop in Queens, NO GOOD THINGS DWELL IN THE FLESH is a new play about a Russian master tailor whose skill and perfectionism have amassed a clientele she can no longer sustain on her own. She enlists the help of a protégé who is talented, but also conflicted about putting her personal ambition ahead of settling down to start a family. The…

Find out more »

Play Me a Story: Dragons Love Tacos

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map

Experience the Fun and Magic of Play Me a Story on select Saturday Mornings at 10:00am at the Yocum Institute! Children young and old are invited to join us as we bring to life the story Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin. This read-aloud interactive story-time will be filled with on theme songs and activities. Set your price, donations gratefully appreciated. Online minimum is $3.00. Tickets: yocumartsevents.ticketleap.com/dragons-love-tacos/

Find out more »

Jazz On The Avenue: Berks Jazz Fest Night, Kelly Powers Trio

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map

Come celebrate music at Yocum Institute for Arts Education with this exciting monthly series – Jazz on the Avenue. With exceptional performers, an acoustically astounding and intimate space, the concert experience at the Yocum Institute is like no other. Time: 7:00 PM Doors Open: 6:15 PM Parking: Free Ticket link: yocumartsevents.ticketleap.com/jazz-on-the-avenue-kelly-powers-trio/ Kelly Powers, the director of jazz ensembles at Albright College, is a pianist and composer as well as an educator who performs and records on the New York City and…

Find out more »

The Place I Call Home: Jon Bond and Dave Kline Multi Media Exhibit Opening Reception

March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map

The Place I Call Home: Jon Bond and Dave Kline Multi Media Exhibit

March 23 - April 25
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Find out more »

Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest Concert featuring Roaring 20s Jazz Orchestra and Ben Mauger’s Vintage Jazz Band

March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map

Come celebrate music at Yocum Institute for Arts Education with this exciting monthly series – Jazz on the Avenue. With exceptional performers, an acoustically astounding and intimate space, the concert experience at the Yocum Institute is like no other. First set- Roaring 20s Vintage Orchestra featuring danceable tunes from the 1920s in 78 rpm record stylings. Second set- Ben Mauger’s Vintage Jazz Band presenting hot solos and driving sextet improvisations of traditional jazz standards. Time: 2:00 PM Doors Open: 1:15 PM…

Find out more »

April 2020

PrimaryStages Productions: Animal Dance

April 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 5, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map

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 the unexpected. Produced with permission from Plays for…

Find out more »

PrimaryStages Productions: Animal Dance

April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 5, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map

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 the unexpected. Produced with permission from Plays for…

Find out more »

PrimaryStages Productions: Animal Dance

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 5, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map

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 the unexpected. Produced with permission from Plays for…

Find out more »

Spring Break

April 9 - April 12
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map

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.

Find out more »

PrimaryStages Productions: Animal Dance

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 5, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map

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 the unexpected. Produced with permission from Plays for…

Find out more »

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
+ Google Map

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.

Find out more »

Jazz On The Avenue

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map

May 2020

Preschool Art Exhibit

May 1 - May 16
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Find out more »

Jazz On The Avenue

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map

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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

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
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

Closed

May 25
Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Avenue
West Lawn, PA 19609 United States
+ Google Map

CLOSED for Memorial Day | No evening lessons or classes

Find out more »

June 2020

Young Performers Series: Choose Your Own Oz

June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map

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,…

Find out more »

Young Performers Series: Choose Your Own Oz

June 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map

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,…

Find out more »

Young Performers Series: Choose Your Own Oz

June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map

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,…

Find out more »

July 2020

Young Performer Series Presents: Into the Woods Jr.

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map

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 25 @ 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
+ Google Map

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 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map

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
+ Google Map

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 »
+ Export Events