Classes & Camps

February  Bothwell Art Classes

Monday Art classes is just the ticket to chase the winter blues away. Creative and inspiring – create art at the Bothwell! Camps and classes are taught by professional artists and are geared for all ages and abilities in art. Fun, engaging 2- and 3- projects created, sign up today and let creativity blizzard!
AGES 4-17
Feb 3, 10, 17, 24  Cost: $105 Register.
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Cost: $130 Register
Apr 13, 20, 27  Cost: $80 Register
May 4, 11, 18, 25 Cost: $105 Register

Call 925.447.2787 or for more information


Bothwell Spring Art Classes
APR 6-10 • 10am-4pm


Experienced, professional artists teach techniques in watercolor, acrylic, collage, mixed media, clay, charcoal, and pencil. Multiple fun projects will be created: canvas, paper, sculptures, fabrics, murals, and more!
Register Here

Call 925.447.2787 or for more information



Bay Area Children Theatre

Jungle Book Kids (Grade 2-5)

Students will bring to life a full musical…starting with a fun and easy audition process, into rehearsal and then on to show day! Each student will experience the joy and magic of working together as a team in costume to sing and dance their way through a great story. Our young actors will learn the importance of ensemble, beginning acting, singing and dance technique and play theatre games which ignite creativity and imagination while teaching the focus required to put on a musical.

Class Offered:
Time 4:30-6:00 pm
Days Tuesdays – January 14 – April 21 Thursdays – January 16 – April 23
Tuition: $385, $15 material fee
Register Here

High School Musical Drama (Grade 5-8)

Our older students will hone their craft by learning more advanced acting, singing, and dancing technique while rehearsing a terrific musical! Ensemble and team work will be the focus as our students learn more complex production numbers. If your student is new to theatre, our skilled Teaching Artists will work to make sure that every child feels welcome and learns the skills to put on a show. Being a part of a production will help children build self-confidence, creativity, and personal responsibility.

Time 4:00-6:00 pm
Days Mondays and Wednesdays January 27 – April 1
Tution $715, $15 for material fee
Register Here

Payment plans available, email or call 510-296-4433 x2.

Classes take place at:
Bothwell Arts Center
2466 8th St #4604
Livermore, CA 94550

Tech rehearsals and performances take place at:
Bankhead Theatre
2400 First Street
Livermore, CA 94550


Art Classes Throughout the Year 2019-20

Learn to make Art like a Real Artist would. Draw and paint from real life, reference and imagination. Classes cater for individual needs and preferences if it applies. Learn different techniques, styles and processes used in drawing and painting. Learn Art Theory, Art History and various mediums and practical applications.

Children and Teen’s Art Classes
Mondays • September through May
Ages 4-17
Time 4-6pm

To enroll your child, please register for monthly programs below:
Call 925.447.2787 or for more information.



Digital Arts and 3D Animation

Merge creativity and technical skills with this digital art course. Create animated gifs, add effects to photographs 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 presentations, mobile apps to social media.
Beginner Fri 3:30-4:30 PM, Livermore | Jan 31-Apr 3 (No class 2/21, 3/20​) | Ages 10 -18
Intermediate Fri 4:30-5:30 PM, Livermore | Jan 31-Apr 3 (No class 2/21, 3/20​)  | Ages 10 -18
Advanced Fri 5:30-6:30 PM, Livermore | Jan 31-Apr 3 (No class 2/21, 3/20​)  | Ages 10 -18​​
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EXTENDED LEARNING –  3D Animation Production
Learn to animate characters in 3D and bring them to life. Create wonderful works of art through  professional techniques and tools. This course teaches students everything about 3D Animation, and covers other aspects of production such as Modeling, Lighting, Rendering and Compositing

Semi-private lesson for groups of 2-3 students. These ongoing classes run each Spring and Fall, 12 weeks each session. Students have an opportunity to build there skills in layers, learning new skills as they progress through the curriculum. There are a total of 4 levels offered. Students can continue further with individual portfolio projects

Wed 6:00-7:30 PM, Livermore | Jan 22-Apr 29 (No class 2/19, 3/18, 4/8​)​​ | Ages10 -18
Register Here

More information call 925.236.2576 or for more information
Class Location – 1911 Second Street, Livermore, CA 94550

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.

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)



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

Sat 25

Lunar New Year

Sat, January 25 @ 11:00 am
Sat 25

Mamma Mia!

Sat, January 25 @ 8:00 pm
Organizer: Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre
Mon 27

The Choir of Man

Mon, January 27 @ 7:30 pm
Thu 30

I’m Not Running

Thu, January 30 @ 7:00 pm

Call 925.373.6800 or email for tickets and information