Theater programs can help to build confidence, explore different personas and is a place of new discoveries and lifelong learning. The Upper Main Line YMCA Theater program offers weekly classes in musical theater and playwriting. Staged productions return this year with opportunities for children in Pre K through 12th grade as well as adults of all ages. UMLY Theater is a home for all!

Introducing new music classes! Small group voice lessons, percussion lessons and more.

2022 - 2023 Performing Arts Season

Exploring Encanto

November 2022

This seven-week class is geared towards actors in grades K through 2. Ms. Janelle will lead students through singing, dancing and acting from the hit movie "Encanto". The seven-week class concludes with a showcase for families.

A Christmas Story, The Musical

December 2022

This musical, which received rave reviews on its Broadway run, is based on the movie classic that runs round-the-clock on television every Christmas. Set in the 1940s in the fictional town of Hohman, Indiana, the musical follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker and his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts—an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle.

Performances will be held on December 1 - 2, 2022.

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Coming in Spring 2023

Newsies, Jr.

Peter Pan, Jr. (sign up today)


For more information on the performing arts program at the Upper Main Line YMCA please contact  Janelle Brandberg 610-647-9622, ext. 2039