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.  



Class Schedule
Class Descriptions
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 Sally Davis 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 6-12)

This winter, SFYT 415 Teen Ensemble will collaborate present a full-scale multi-media production based on Gennifer Cholenko's book Al Capone Does My Shirts. This workshop will include acting skills development, improvisation, visual art, dance and singing.


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

HomeGrown Student One Act Festival (Gr.9-College)

Do you have a story to tell? A stage fantasy you want to explore? A message for your community? This class will instruct you in the step by step process of imagining, writing, producing and performing your own work, from idea to performance. We will begin by structuring ideas and content, developing a showcase performance at the end of the semester. The class will continue into winter/spring semester during which we will produce and perform full productions of your original work. 

415 Teen Ensemble Summer Intensive

Join Leslie Price and Dyana Diaz on a theatrical adventure of the legends and realities of hurricanes in Puerto Rico and America's coastal South. Acting, music, drumming and more!