Youth Programs

We believe that our programs help children learn to collaborate, communicate, and create. Our programs require no auditions as our focus is to apply theatre technique to the natural talents of each individual child.

  • Next Generation School of Theatre

    Next Generation School of Theatre is an opportunity for kids to work with theatre professionals and helps them build life skills, self-awareness, and confidence that reach beyond the stage. Read more »
  • Winter Break-a-Leg

    In this week-long program, students explore what it’s like to adapt a children's book into an original, never before seen play! This program focuses on teamwork, imagination, movement, the power of play, and FUN! By week’s end, participants will have created and staged a short original theatre piece to present in front of friends and family on the Hangar stage! Read more »
  • Spring Break-a-Leg

    Spring Break-a-Leg is a one-week musical theatre program offering students in grades 1-4 and 5-8 the chance to experience all aspects of performance in a fast-moving, fun, and professional theatre environment during spring break. Read more »
  • Project 4: Artists in the Schools

    Since 1995, the Hangar’s Project 4 has been bringing teaching artists into fourth-grade classrooms throughout Tompkins County to facilitate the creation and performance of original plays and musicals, based on a topic from the NYS curriculum. Read more »