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Help us make our shows even better!
making a donation to Dream Theatre.
go toward helping to make our shows better by adding equipment and
needed props and costumes.)
About Dream Theatre
Dream Theatre was formed to provide adult
individuals with special needs a unique and meaningful dramatic arts
program to educate them in the arts and to provide a venue in
which they can take part in dramatic productions. We
offer a dynamic and constantly evolving, person-centered
program in which a person's abilities are more important than their
Although we incorporate other facets of the arts
into our program, our focus is primarily on acting, singing
and dancing. Our shows are cast entirely of the students
involved in the program. Our theatrical and vocal groups
participate in voluntary outreach programs, performing throughout the
community to promote awareness and acceptance.
It is our philosophy
that our students should be provided with a choice of learning
experiences that engage their minds, hearts, and bodies. The
arts help them to learn; they enhance creativity, self-discipline,
teamwork, self-esteem, and the skills and confidence necessary to
meet challenges encountered during their lives. Our
program offers a nurturing environment allowing individuals to develop
specific skills in the art form of their choosing.
The centers specific goals are to broaden the
participantís life experiences as well as social and self-advocacy
skills through the arts and community interaction. Dream Theatre
provides our clients with several options for
learning through the arts both in the spotlight and behind the scenes.
Classes include but are not be limited to: acting, vocal/music,
dance, staging/costume design, and
are encouraged toward and assisted in the fulfillment of their
highest level of potential, both as a performer and
as a member of the community-at-large.". There is an emphasis on achieving
and maintaining an optimal level of independent function.
goals may be achieved and documented by video as the student improves,
using visual and audible evaluation. Within the arts, we
address all the basic skills involved in fundamental learning.
enhance our studentsí social and learning skills in the following ways.
self-esteem and confidence.
and listening skills.
work and respecting others.
coordination and dexterity.
balance and physical well being.
solving and multi-tasking skills.
and positive emotion.
and communication skills.
are open from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. Students are in
attendance from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM daily and the center will be open
year round with the exception of predetermined holidays.
contact us or your Alta California Regional Center for more information
or to take a tour!