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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Volunteer Services

Read our Testimonials

  • "I joined The Academy Theatre in early August, 2013. I was new to Phoenix and was looking for a theatre to volunteer with, as I had been heavily involved in community theatre ba..."
    Tony Hummel
    JDCA Coordinator
  • "JDCA is the one place where I get to practice my creativity with my friends, but at the same time learn the ins and outs of meetings, book keeping and such?"
    Elliotte Burnett
    2011 Alumni
  • "I've been a member of the JDCA for almost two years now, and it has honestly been one of the most enjoyable times of my life, I've not only grown as an actor, but as an indivi..."
    JDCA Scribe

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