School of Performing Arts at the Madison Area YMCA
The School of Performing Arts at the Madison Area YMCA programs are open and welcoming to all and encourage, nurture and provide a vehicle for creative process and an outlet for artistic product.
- Dance invigorates the body, mind and spirit of all involved, participant and observer alike. When people dance, they feel healthier, hold their heads higher, and walk with poise and have self-confidence. The Arts leave an indelible mark on youth, inspiring self-expression, self-esteem, and critical and creative thinking.
- The Madison Area YMCA’s Performing Arts programming serves as a platform to showcase the breadth and commitment of arts programming in youth development.
- The School of Performing Arts features 120 programs and 600 participants annually in the Mid-Year Showcase & Year-End Performance at a state-of-the-art theater for all levels of Performing Arts participants in January and June.
The Madison Area YMCA School of Performing Arts offers a wide range of classes that focus on building confidence, creativity, and a love for the performing arts. Programs run six days a week for Parent/Child, Preschool, School Age, and Teens in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Modern, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Creative Movement, Acting, Singing, Acro Dance and more.
The Madison Area YMCA School of Performing Arts offers classes for adults ages 18 and up in Ballet and Tap.
30-minute and one-hour Private lessons are available for dancing and acting. This member-only benefit is for ages 5 through adult.