“In college I only did the safe stuff. Now I don’t care… and I’m growing more.” - Marcia , 68, performing arts student.


Registration is now open for Summer Performing Arts Classes, which run through August. If you are interested in classes and want to sit in, please contact us! We offer a shortened schedule for summer, featuring 4-8 week classes, week-long intensives, and 2 day workshops.

For a great taste of what Stagebridge offers, check out our Performing Arts Camp, which meets the week of July 10-14. Take up to three classes per day in Acting, Singing, Dance, Improv, Storytelling, and Performance.

Are you ready to take your talents to the stage? Our Performing Arts Institute (PAI) will help you develop the skills and confidence in a fun, supportive community. Stagebridge's PAI program is the nation’s first professional performing arts training program for older adults. Our classes are customized for beginning to advanced students with instructors drawn from prestigious local theater programs such as Studio ACT, CalShakes, the Theater Department of California State East Bay, and the Drama Therapy Program of CIIS. Our program includes the following:

  • Acting
  • Dance & Movement
  • Improv
  • Directing
  • Playwriting
  • Musical Theatre
  • Singing
  • Storytelling

...and more!

Whether you’re looking for an extra dose of fun, or are seeking employment as an actor, director or teacher, PAI is an exciting and affordable way to develop a wide range of performing arts skills.