Adult Performing Arts

Time to mark off your bucket list, take a risk, be creative, and do that thing you have always wanted to do!

Whether you are a seasoned actor or a beginner, you will enjoy what performing arts can offer!

Understanding that the performing arts helps develop artistic and life skills, self-image, and social commitment, DAC Theatre’s adult performing art workshops offer a platform to explore not only theatre skills, but also personal and professional development through theory, method, movement and expression.

In addition to workshop fees, DAC adult workshops are supported by:

Playwrighting: Make a Scene!

with Peter Gil-Sheridan
Saturday, May 20 | 10am – 1pm
$37 DAC Members / $42 General
This workshop will take a personal approach in teaching students how to create a short play based on their life experiences. Students will learn the fundamentals of structure, character, humor, and subtext. Each student will leave the class with a performance ready short play.


Peter Gil-Sheridan is an award-winning playwright who is currently the head of the MFA Playwrighting Program at Indiana University in Bloomington. He received his MFA in Playwrighting from the University of Iowa. His plays and monologues have been performed across the country and developed by the Sundance Theatre Lab, Ars Nova, The Guthrie Theater, the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, and InterAct Theatre among others. He has been an integral part of A Theatre Group’s New Play Development Program in Silverton and is the inaugural recipient of the Mollie Mook-Fiddler Fellowship.