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I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.

-WB Yeats

YES Theater began in Ross Valley in 1981. This unique award-winning program has been offering children the opportunity to participate in high quality, entertaining theatrical productions in the public schools of our community for over 30 years. YES Theater produces full scale Broadway musicals, original works by local playwrights, children’s theater favorites, musicals, comedies, even a bit of Shakespeare. . . all starring our children! Hundreds of YES students from the Ross Valley schools each year experience first hand participation in professional-quality theatrical productions. The program offers an opportunity for students to have fun while learning new skills. Theater incorporates listening, reading, memory, teamwork, self-discipline and a host of other educational opportunities.

YES Theater provides students an opportunity to:

  • Work with experienced, professional directors who specialize in children’s theater

  • Perform at our local community Playhouse

  • Participate backstage in the unique YES Theater KidTech program

 

Workshops are held prior to to auditions so students can meet the director and learn about the show. Students will be able to brush up on their theater skills and audition techniques as well as learn what to expect at the auditions. Every student who auditions will have the opportunity to participate in the production.

 

For Questions and additional information, contact theater@yestokids.org