After School

Find yourself at the theatre!

Penobscot Theatre Company offers three sessions of after-school classes throughout the academic year, led by experienced industry professionals. Each session culminates in a final production. Enroll in individual sessions or save by registering for all three!

All classes will be at our new space at 51 Main Street, Bangor; and all performances at the Bangor Opera House, 131 Main.

Full rehearsals: Mon-Thu, 3:30-6:30 pm, during performance weeks. 


Sideways Stories from Wayside School

by Louis Sachar, adapted for the stage by John Olive

Wayside School was built with one classroom on top of another, 30 stories high, and that’s not even the wackiest thing about it! Go back to school—sideways—with us!

Program: Sep 12 – Nov 2  •  Performances: Nov 3-5

Tiny Thespians (ages 4-6): Tue & Thu 3:30-4:30 pm/$250

Youth Troupe (ages 7-15): Tue & Thu 4:30-6:30 pm/$425



book by David Greenspan, music and lyrics by Stephin Merritt from the novel by Neil Gaiman

In this imaginative musical, a lonely and neglected young girl finds a mysterious door that leads to an alternate universe. Join Coraline for an unforgettable adventure!

Program: Jan 9 – Mar 22  •  Performances: Mar 23-25

Tiny Thespians (ages 4-6): Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri. 3:30-4:30 pm/$325

Youth Troupe (ages 7-15): Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri. 4:30-6:30 pm/$600


Babe, The Sheep-Pig

by David Wood based on the book by Dick King-Smith

Anything is possible in a world where a polite pig rises to fame in a sheep dog contest! Spend spring at the farmyard with a lively cast of two-and four-legged characters.

Program: Mar 27 – May 10  •  Performances: May 11 – 13

Tiny Thespians (ages 4-6): Tue & Thu 3:30-4:30 pm/$250

Youth Troupe (ages 7-15): Tue & Thu 4:30-6:30 pm/$425

After-school Series Savings

Tiny Thespian Series: $742 for all three sessions
Youth Troupe Series: $1305 for all three sessions

A series payment plan and a limited number of need-based scholarships are available. Email for details or call 207-947-6618, ext. 107.