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The DAC Youth Theatre & Performing Arts program provides a unique opportunity for children and youth to unleash their creativity and bring their imagination to life through movement, speech, storytelling and character development.

For more information about classes and performances, contact Jason Lythgoe, DAC Theatre Director at jason@durangoarts.org or (970) 259-2606, Ext 20.


As parents, you have the pleasure of watching your child join DAC, make new friends and experience the excitement of being on stage.  If you would like to join the fun, you may sign up to volunteer to work the front of the house or backstage during a show. Parents are encouraged to volunteer

Sign up sheets are  available on the bulletin board by the studio where classes are held, or you may sign up by emailing Jason or calling 970-259-2606 EXT 20.


2019 DYT – Twas the Week After Christmas & Oliver!

'Twas the Week After Christmas & Oliver! Opening Friday, December 6th, 2019 at 7:00 pm December 6,13, & 14 7:00 pm December 7,8,14, & 15 at 2 pm $16 General Admission $13 Child (12 & under) Presents 'Twas the Week After Christmas A hilarious and heartwarming story about what happens when the North Pole loses the Christmas Spirit. It’s been years since the Elves and Reindeer have gotten along. The Reindeer egos are high and Elves’ productivity is low. Will [...]

“The DAC Applause! theatre program for kids has had a profound influence on the youth of our community.”

— Proud parent







Past Productions by DAC Youth Theatre:

  • Lion King Jr.
  • Seussical the Musical (Winter 2018)
  • Giants in the Sky (Spring 2018)
  • Annie, Jr. (Fall 2017)
  • Bugsy Malone, Jr (Summer 2017)
  • The Pinocchio Show (Summer 2017)
  • Dystopia, The Hungry Maze Game of Divergent Death: (Summer 2017)
  • Big Bad: (Summer 2017)
  • The Grunch: Creativity Festivity (2017)
  • Elf The Musical, Jr. (2016)
  • Scruff Turbo and the Children of the Future (Summer 2016)
  • Monty Python’s Spamalot Young@part (Summer 2016)
  • Wind in the Willows (Summer 2016)
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox (Summer 2016)
  • Schoolhouse Rock Live, Jr. (2016)
  • The Music Man (2015)
  • Once on this Island, Jr. (2015)
  • 101 Dalmations, Jr. (2015)
  • Xanadu, Jr. (2015)


DAC Youth Theatre Sponsors