Classes & Camps

Both the Bothwell Arts Center and Bankhead Theater are operated by Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center and offer a wide-range of programs providing access to the arts for the Tri-Valley community and beyond.

Digital Art and Animation  Workshop – Grade 5-12
Bothwell Arts Camp

Merge creativity and technical skills with this digital art course. Create animated gifs, add effects to photograph and make stunning computer generated graphics. Learn the tools, techniques, and fundamentals, behind good designs, and create your own eye-catching compositions. Learn from industry professionals, and use your design skills in everything from classroom presentation, mobile apps to social media.
Register Here
Thursday, March 7, 6 week, no class April 4th
Class I -3:30-4:30pm (Grade 5-6th)
Class II – 4:30-5:30pm (Grade 7-12th)
$220 software included
For more information contact, contact@bitsbytesandpixels.com or (925) 236-2576

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Creative Writing  Workshop “Bothwell Arts Camp” – Age 8-17

Introduce genre, literary terms, and forms • Identify and write a variety of sentences, experimenting with tenses and perspectives • Incorporate vocabulary words into writing • Generate ideas from life experience and personal interests • Analyze drafts to make changes and additions • Create a narrative arc, develop characters, build worlds • Share final drafts with an audience.
TUES AND THURS, Feb 5, 7 and 12, 14
4:00-5:15PM , Ages 8-17
$50/per session Title 1 scholarships available
Register Here call 925.447.2787 or agiancola@lvpac.org for more information

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Musical Theatre Camp with Bay Area Children’s Theatre (BACT) Young Performer
Grades 2-5  and Little Performer  – Grade K-1.
Bothwell Arts Center, 2466 8th St, Livermore, CA 94550

Step onto the stage with fellow 2nd – 5th-grade performers in the beloved classic Aladdin Kids! Through the process of rehearsing a musical, students will learn basic theatre skills while having fun and making new friends. In addition to their rehearsal once a week, students are expected to practice their songs and lines at home. At the end of the session, Aladdin Kids will come to life on the BACT stage with colorful sets and costumes.

TUESDAY- Young Performers (Grade 2-5) Register Here Tuition: $345 Tuesday- 4:30-6:00pm Dates: January 22 – April 23, 2019, *Final class held from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at the Bankhead Theater No Class: April 2 Performances: Tuesday, April 23 at 7:00 PM and Wednesday, April 24 at 7:00 PM at the Bankhead Theater TUESDAY- Little Performers (Grade K-1) Register Here Tuition: $225 Tuesday- 3:30-4:15pm Class Dates: January 22 – April 23, 2019 *Final Showcase held the last day of class at the Bankhead Theater No Class: April 2 Little Performers Final Showcase: April 23 at 3:45 PM at the Bankhead Theater

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Winter Break  Bothwell Arts Camp:

January 2, 3, 4 2019
Ages 6 – 10 and 11 – up
Time 10am – 4pm
$190
Register Here

WINTER BREAK ART at the Bothwell is the perfect creative outlet for the winter break. Multiple fun projects will be created: canvas, paper, drawing, painting and lots more! An artists’ reception will take place on Friday where family and friends are invited to see the works on display, and the artists get gallery experience. Perfect for the budding artist and the serious art students looking to stretch their depth of knowledge, techniques and portfolio pieces. Fun themes; serious art!

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Thanksgiving  Bothwell Arts Camp:
One day November 19th
Ages 6 – 12 and 11-18
Time 10am – 4pm
$70
Register Here

Thanksgiving Break Art at the Bothwell is inspiring and creative. A variety of media will be used: watercolor, acrylic, collage, mixed media, charcoal, pencil, and lots more! An artists’ reception will
take place on Friday where family and friends are invited to see the works on display. Perfect for the budding artist wanna-bes and the serious art students looking to stretch their depth of knowledge, techniques and portfolio pieces. Ignite your child’s imagination!

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Musical Theatre Camp with Bay Area Children’s Theatre (BACT) Young Performer – Grades 2-5 and Next Stage Performer  – Grade 5-8.
Bothwell Arts Center, 2466 8th St, Livermore, CA 94550

Step onto the stage with fellow 2nd – 5th-grade performers in the beloved classic Annie Kids! Through the process of rehearsing a musical, students will learn basic theatre skills while having fun and making new friends. In addition to their rehearsal once a week, students are expected to practice their songs and lines at home. At the end of the session, Annie Kids will come to life on the BACT stage with colorful sets and costumes.
Tuition: $345, Payment plans available, email classes@bactheatre.org or call 510-296-4433 x2.

TUESDAY- Young Performers (Grade 2-5)
Time- 4:30-6:00pm
Dates: 9/18 – 1/15
NO CLASS: 11/19 – 11/23, 12/24-1/4
Performances: 1/14 @ 7:00pm & 1/15 @ 7:00pm
Register Here

THURSDAY – Young Performers (Grade 2-5)
Time -4:30-6:00pm
Dates: 9/20 – 1/17
NO CLASS: 11/19 – 11/23, 12/24-1/4
Performances: 1/16 @ 7:00pm & 1/17 @ 7:00pm
Register Here

MONDAY & WEDNESDAY – Next Stage Performer (Grade 5-8)
Time -4:30-6:00pm
Dates: 9/20 – 1/17
NO CLASS: 11/19 – 11/23, 12/24-1/4
Performances: 1/16 @ 7:00pm & 1/17 @ 7:00pm
Register Here

Final Performances will take place at the Bankhead Theatre.

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How to Contribute

Help us share the performing arts with children. To learn more about these programs that support school and family performances and student tickets or to donate by phone or mail, please contact our development staff at 925-583-2305 or email us for assistance.

Support for Education Programs (PDF)

UPCOMING
Theater Etiquette

How does a student know what is expected of him or her if that student has never before attended a live performance? To help answer that question and provide a road map for proper theatre etiquette, download this helpful guide.

Theater Etiquette PDF (English)

Etiqueta de Teatro PDF (Español)

Upcoming Events

Fri 22

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Fri, February 22 @ 8:00 pm
Sat 23

Colorful Characters

Sat, February 23 @ 8:00 pm
Sun 24

The Clairvoyants

Sun, February 24 @ 3:00 pm
Wed 27

Call 925.373.6800 or email websales@livermoreperformingarts.org for tickets and information