We are dedicated to the idea that drama is an integral part of the human experience
Bring Dakota Players to your town to spark creativity, promote healthy expression, and ignite imaginations!
"What an awesome experience for my 1st grader! She had an absolute blast and couldn't stop talking about it!
Great job to everyone involved!" ~Hoven, SD
I'm merely trying to analyze the complexity of your entire process! WOW! 5 days, 50-ish kids, scripts, songs, form and function, poem and prose, meter and rhyme. You whisked in and whipped up a small theatre company in a professional, kind, and especially FUN matter and atmosphere. My two children had an amazing experience and
have fallen in LOVE with the stage" `Janice, Rapid City
Full-scale musical with sets, lights, and costumes is rehearsed and performed
Up to 50 kids cast, with suitable parts designed for every age and skill level
5 days of intensive rehearsals to help kids learn, bond as a team, and grow
Those who are less comfortable on-stage may help with sound & lights
Two adult actor/directors play major roles in each production, are lead teaching artists, and community contacts.
Kids learn in dynamic, fun sessions
Dynamic, fun, and challenging activities which help kids learn in new ways
Multiple grades and age groups may participate in sessions that encourage creative thinking, teamwork, and promote communication skills.
Two professional teaching artists guide youth through invigorating sessions
Themes can be tailored to meet the needs of the community or sponsor
Programs can be tailored to meet the needs of students in communities of all sizes
Book a tour today!
Call 605.255.4910, ext 3 to book a residency or learn more about our program.
Information + Press Kit
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Frequently asked questions about the Dakota Players Touring Youth Outreach Program
Read reviews from parents, teachers, and children who participated in the shows
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