Shaping Successful Futures through Performing Arts, Life Building Skills & Leadership Proficiency


About the Academy Theatre...

The Academy Theatre is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and has been serving children and young adults for almost 10 years as a youth performing arts, life-building skills and leadership theatre program in the Phoenix area. The Academy Theatre provides youth an affordable to no cost after school arts educational program fostering valuable life, ethics, and social skills and instruction in dance, music, vocals, literature, theatre, and stage technical skills. The Academy Theatre runs as a membership peer-led organization and promotes many leadership and management opportunities within our organization.

The Academy Theatre is more than a youth organization. We have many events, functions, activities that cater to our community and local residents of Phoenix. We have many ways for the public to help and support our missions. Visit our tabs above for detailed information about the many things we are and below for upcoming events. Thank you for visiting! 

A Boys & Girls Art, Literature

and Theatre Organization

The Academy Theatre

1554 W. Van Buren Street

Phoenix, AZ 85007


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Read our Testimonials

  • "The Academy Theatre has provided experiences that I will always cherish. Moments of laughter, growth, support, and community! I feel fortunate to have had the opportunities to p..."
    Linda Chaves
    Supporter & ADA Member
  • "My fear of speaking in public has diminished. I've met life long friends. JDCA is also a place to be yourself, no judgment from anyone. I love being able to sing well now and si..."
    Benton Varela
    2011 Alumni
  • "My ADA experience was incredible. The director was caring, patient, and no pressure! We had fun & put together an awesome play!"
    ADA member

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