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BCPA Offers Fall Arts Programs

Post Date:07/25/2019 9:02 AM

Registration is now open for several dynamic new theater programs offered by the BCPA’s Creative Circle and partners Nitsch Theatre Arts.


“The mission of both the BCPA Creative Circle and Nitsch Theatre Arts is providing performance and technical theatre opportunities for adults, youth, and those persons with special needs,” said Assistant Performing Arts Manager, Ann-Marie Dittmann, adding, “providing emerging playwrights a platform for new works, providing arts travel opportunities, providing arts education in schools and communities at low or no cost to participants or attendees, and to partner with other organizations in order to create arts programs and events that have a positive impact on the community as a whole.”


All classes are held at the BCPA Creativity Center at 107 E. Chestnut St., directly behind the BCPA. Interested participants can register now at

“Learn by doing” production-based program. 

August 28 - November 20 (No class October 23)

Fall 2019 performance will be FROZEN JR.


NTA’s Stage Kids offers musical theatre performance opportunities for students in their communities. The Stage Kids philosophy is “learning by doing” so acting, movement, and vocal fundamentals are taught through the production process. Students participate in a 12-week workshop that results in a musical production celebrating their efforts.  Please note: the performances will take place on Sat, Jan 4 at 6:00 PM and Sunday, January 5 at 2:30 PM. There will be pickup rehearsals scheduled during the winter break prior to the performance, to be determined.

Age: 5-17 from 5:00 - 5:45PM - Cost $150



August 28 - November 20 (No Class on Oct 23)


Ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, and other Broadway styles are all touched upon in the musical theatre preparation dance class. Learn fundamentals and how to “wow” the directors at auditions while having fun trying different dance styles.

Age: 6-16 from 4:00 - 4:30 PM - Cost $80



August 28- November 20 (No Class on Oct 23)


NTA’s Rising Stars is a group of talented young people who give back to the 
community through song and dance performance. It offers participants a wide 
variety of opportunities to continually work on their performance skills and 
represent their schools and communities with pride. Members are required to attend regular weekly rehearsal class, practice on their own time, and have 
fun while doing so.

Age: 5-17 from 4:30 - 5:00 PM - Cost $80



August 28 - November 20 (No Class on Oct 23)


Preschoolers will have a blast singing, dancing, and acting out stories in this pre-musical theatre program designed just for them. They will be introduced to 
the “fun”-dementals of dance (ballet, jazz, and tap), vocal singing, and acting through sill warm-ups, games and play. Plus students will have the opportunity to perform onstage at the end of the program at an area event.

Age: 3-5 from 3:30 - 4:00 PM - Cost $80




The mission of the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts is to create an environment where all forms of artistic expression are appreciated, encouraged and seen as a contribution to the quality of life in our community.  Today, the BCPA continues to adjust its diverse programming to appeal to a wide range of audience demographics. The BCPA presents national and international touring artists and, between classes, meetings, seminars, presentations, life events and more, holds over 500 events annually.  For more information visit

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