Students & Families

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Students & Families

Thousands of students from all across the region have participated in our arts education programs. Through our school programs, we develop artistic, academic and social skills that extend beyond the art form. Our community programs are geared towards families and youth by exposing audiences to the arts — many for the first time — or engaging participants in the artistic process.

Video Production Course

This is a course for high school students. From setting up a camera to shooting, editing and uploading content, students learn all aspects of video production. They put their skills to use by serving as the crew for many of our live-streamed and recorded events.   Endorsed by the Virginia Department of Education, this semester course is eligible for a .5 independent study credit for high school students. 

Learn more!

Watch Bardathon 2018, streamed and recorded live from the Libby S. Gottwald Playhouse by Video Production students.

Genworth Lights Up! Youth Open House

Held bi-annually, Lights Up! opens the Dominion Energy Center to the entire community! Over the course of the day, more than 25 participatory workshops, lecture-demonstrations and performances are scheduled, and all events are free for children and families! With offerings in the performing and visual arts for children and youth ages 3-18, there promises to be something for everyone. Stay tuned for news about Lights Up! Youth Open House 2018!

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