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Online Music & Performing Arts Programs

Published May 12, 2020 | Updated May 28, 2020

Online music programs aren't limited to private piano lessons anymore! Toddler "Music Together" programs, voice lessons, music production, and musical theatre are just some of the programs that can be found. Video conferencing through ZOOM and other software has expanded the learning opportunities for everyone. We know your Broadway star will love these programs as much as we do.

Is your child a young actor or musician? If so, don't let physical distancing keep them away from their creative endeavours. Whatever their interest may be, there is sure to be an online class that they will enjoy, or one they may want to try for the first time! Take a look at these great choices:

Ballet Victoria

Scheduled virtual classes classes are offered through Zoom for kids, youths, and adults. Please keep an eye out for other upcoming classes on their full class listings.

CMT San Jose

Exciting musical theater programs are offered with a new theme each week. Week 1 of Camp CMT has now been moved online via Zoom, with future weeks to follow as needed. Develop voice, acting, dance, in their cutting-edge workshops.

Decidedly Jazz Danceworks

During the time of social distancing, Decidedly Jazz Danceworks will be offering virtual classes for youths and adults. Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballet, and Family classes will be offered through live and streamed classes. Although one of the world's leading professional jazz dance companies, the also run a wide range of recreational programs.

Place des Arts

Place des Arts' online camps will be livestreamed through Zoom. A range of both visual and performing arts classes will be available for kids ages 5-14.

Youth Theatre Northwest

Pre-recorded and interactive classes are offered for ages 3-18, so you can learning can be done at your convenience. Several fun themes are available, ranging from Wizards and Wands, Pirates and Mermaids, Move and Groove to Shakespeare Discussion and Cellphone Soliloquy.

Spotlight Academy

Regardless of your age or experience, you can take private lessons from renowned acting coach Jacqui Kaese, from Spotlight Academy in Victoria, BC. Topics can include audition skills, scene study, characterization, and career development.  

McTavish Academy of Art

Virtual classes and workshops are offered through live streaming video. Arts & Crafts, Yoga, Dance, Fitness, and Nutrition programs are available for all ages.

Metro Continuing Education

Metro continuing Education is offering a wide range of online camps this summer so there is sure to be something for all interests.  Among the music and performing arts options are Improv Camp, Broadway Bound with dancED Movement Project, and Feel the Beat.

Broadway Babies and Kids

Virtual classes are being offered Monday through Saturday day at 10am PST.  If you can't make that time, video replays are available. Sing and dance with your kids at home!

Crescent Camps & Summer Academics

This summer, Crescent Camps will be delivered virtually. Camps run in 1-hour, half-day, or full day blocks, depending on the chosen topic, so campers can mix and match programs that best suit their interests. Among the music and performing arts options are Theatre Arts, Screenwriting, and Adventure Writing.

Arts Club Theatre Company

The Arts Club Digital Edition brings workshops, video series, and behind-the-scenes production footage to your living room. Keep checking in as programs are continuously added.  

Theatre SKAM

Theatre SKAM's Creation Continues program is an online hub with a full afternoon's worth of theatre activities for the family. New videos are posted periodically, so be sure to keep up to date on all the episodes.

Great Big Theatre Company

Virtual online drama camps are offered for kids ages 6-14. Camps run weekly and are conducted through Zoom group conferencing, including storytelling, play writing, movement games, poems, and more.

Mount Royal Conservatory

Don't miss a beat! Online music, voice, speech arts and drama lessons are offered online for all ages and levels of experience. Private music lessons are available for a wide range of instruments by highly-qualified instructors. There are also group classes for young children ages 6-months to 3 years old.

Pacific Opera Victoria

Between Acoustic Afternoons, where artists perform from their own homes, Listing Party Podcasts, and Inside Opera Online, your whole family can take in some entertainment together and learn about an often forgotten industry. Videos are available to watch replays at their your own schedule

Night Vision Music Academy

Online music production lessons are available 1-on-1, or in a group class. An online Teen DJ & Music Producer camp will also be offered, if the in-person camp out of their Edmonton, AB location is cancelled.

Victoria Conservatory of Music

The VCM is offering a new online musical story-time class for kids ages 4 and under, and a Families Making Music Class for ages 5 and under. These are scheduled group classes through ZOOM video conferencing.  Musical instruments (pots, pans, spoons, etc.) are household items.

Jack of Sports

Stimulate your child's body and mind through virtual programs. Programs are offered for children as young as 4 years old, through ZOOM video conferencing. Classes are offered in abacus, art, dance, yoga, science, and more.

Willamette Valley Music Together

Take an online "Music Together" early childhood music program with your kids. Classes are offered for Babies (birth to 8 months), Mixed Ages (up to 5 years), and Rhythm Kids (ages 4-7). Drop-in classes are offered at scheduled times.

Other Online Music & Performing Arts Program Providers

Virtual learning may have some social drawbacks, but here are some advantages that are worthy of noting:

  1. Parents can participate and help in the lesson plan
  2. Transportation costs are eliminated
  3. You can sign up from anywhere in the world
  4. There is no dress code
  5. Learning can be done at your own pace
  6. Lesson plans can be saved for future use

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