San Francisco Youth Theatre

SFYT Classes

San Francisco Youth Theatre offers classes and performance workshops for youth ages 3-24 years old. Check out our individual class pages to learn how we tailor our programs to each age group.

Sliding Scale tuition ALWAYS available. No student is turned away for lack of funds.

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Here's our complete schedule. Additional classes will be added throughout the year.  



Summer 2020
Winter/Spring 2020
Class Descriptions
Show classes for:
Story Theater

Sally Davis will delight young actors with costumes, fantasy, music and movement. Children will act out stories from around the world, creating magic through theater.

MadCap Players (Grades 2-5)

In this workshop young actors will learn the steps of a full scale performance that includes improvisation, creative movement, music, and character exploration. Under the playful guidance of children’s theater wizards Maica Folch and Dyana Díaz, the troupe will create a set, build props and bring to life a story to be announced. This theatrical journey will culminate in a colorful and fun performance for family and friends.

415 Teen Ensemble (Grades 7-11)

This winter, SFYT 415 Teen Ensemble will collaborate present the full-scale production She Kills Monsters, by Qui Nguyen. 
A blend of fantasy, drama, and comedy with plenty of stage combat thrown in for good measure. It tells the story of Agnes Evans as she deals with the death of her younger sister, Tilly. When Agnes discovers Tilly's "Dungeons and Dragons" notebook, she finds herself on a journey of discovery and adventure.


Poppy Playhouse (One Week)

SFYT's fun and talented teachers, Leslie Price and Dyana Diaz, will lead two one-week theatre intensives for students in grades 2-5. Through improvisation, theatre games and a simple script, students will create a play to perform for friends and family on the final day of the program. Special guests wil come to do art and music. Students will eat lunch at nearby Parque Niños Unidos. 

Poppy Playhouse (Two Weeks)

Join us for the full two-week session in dramatic movement, theatre creation and visual art. Each week students will perform a new play.  Students will eat lunch at nearby Parque Niños Unidos.

Poppy Playhouse Aftercare

Enjoy aftercare after Poppy Playhouse at Parque Niños Unidos until 5 pm

24-Hour Play Festival (Entering Gr. 9-12)

Over the course of an exuberant 24 hours, students create, rehearse, and perform original 10-minute plays in less than 24 hours, uniting them in a collaborative celebration of theatre.THE CLOCK BEGINS with an orientation meeting where student directors, playwrights, and actors meet and are given a theme they must incorporate into their original script. Be part of this creative blast!