*PLEASE NOTE TECH WEEK DATES! These weeks students will be rehearsing approximately 5pm or 6pm until 9pm, varying production to production. These rehearsals are MANDATORY for participation.* 

Note:  CVDAA does not refuse participation to ANY student on the basis of financial need.  While all of our programs have a value and therefore a requested tuition we want to support and encourage all students interested in studying with us.  If you have an interest in signing up for one of our programs and need financial assistance please complete our scholarship application after filling out your registration information.






NEW:   Independent Elementary Theatre Workshop, Grades 4 & 5

Open to kids from all elemantary schools!     

Class Times: 3pm-4:30pm, Thursday, 2:00-4:30pm Friday

Class Location: Independent Elementary School

Tech Week: October 23 - 27*

Performances: October 26 + 27, @ Canyon Little Theatre                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Tuition: $250



Middle School Theatre Workshop: CREEKSIDE                       

Class Times: 3pm-5pm, Tuesday + Wednesday

Class Location: Creekside Middle School, Teacher's Lounge

Start: August 29

Tech Week: October 30 - November 3*

Performances: November 2 + 3  @ Canyon Little Theatre                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Tuition: $500


NEW:   Advanced Middle School Theatre Workshop                     

This is a new audition-based workshop for middle school aged students. As a prerequisite to this class, students must have participated in at least one performance with CVDAA prior to auditioning. Students will be required to perform a one-minute monologue to audition for this class, and auditions will be held on TUESDAY 9/5 and WEDNESDAY 9/6 between 6pm & 8pm. To secure an audition slot, e-mail Johnna Joy Ashton at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. This class is open to students from any middle school, and will be the first of this age group to perform in the beautiful Douglas Morrison Theatre in Hayward. Tech week dates are MANDATORY. 

Class Times: 3:30pm-5:30pm, Monday + Wednesday

Class Location: Canyon Middle School, B5

Start: September 18

Tech Week: November 27 - December 2*

Performances:   November 30, December 1 + 2 @ Douglas Morrison Theatre                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Tuition: $500

PLEASE NOTE: Registration will open after auditions and acceptances have been sent out. You may register for Canyon or Creekside and later be transfered into Advanced. We encourage early registration even if you are hoping to get into advanced, as spaces may fill up in our other workshops.


Middle School Theatre Workshop: CANYON 1 + 2                      

Class Times: 3:10pm-5:10pm, Thursday + Friday

Class Location: Canyon Middle School, B5

Start: September 28

Tech Week: December 4 - December 8*

Performances:   December 7 + 8 @ Canyon Little Theatre                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Tuition: $500



High School + College Theatre Workshop                  

Class Times: 7pm-9pm, Wednesday + Thursday (IF SECOND CLASS IS NEEDED IT WILL MEET Monday + Wednesday 7pm-9pm**)

Class Location: Canyon Middle School, B5

Start: September 13

Tech Week: November 13 - 18*

Performances: November 16, 17, 18   @ Douglas Morrisson Theatre                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Tuition: $500

**PLEASE NOTE: If registation is above 20 students, this workshop will be divided into two classes. Please indicate while registering if you have a day preference, but be aware Wed/Thurs may be our only class as well! Everyone may not get their day preference if the split is necessary. 



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Alameda Arts council

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