Pippin at Arvada Center

Pippin, the son of the 8th Century tyrant King Charlemagne, is on a quest to find ultimate fulfillment and purpose in his life.  Bursting with one showstopping number after another, this Arvada Center Theater Academy production features the music of 3-time Oscar®-winning and 5-time Grammy®-winning composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz ( Wicked, Godspell, Children of Eden, Disney's Pocahontas, and The Prince of Egypt .)

Main Stage Theater

Times and Pricing:
Thursday June 6, 7:00 p.m. $10
Friday, June 7, 7:00 p.m., $10


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Arvada Center Theater Academy Company

The Arvada Center Theater Academy offers talented youth, ages 13 – 18, a small-enrollment, high-level, in-depth program of theater Youth Teen Theater Academy Company instruction. This program is designed for serious actors who are interested in progressing as an artist and who desire a career in acting. Theater Academy Company actors perform in two productions each year and deepen their skills and knowledge in the areas of character work, scene study, auditioning, and production training.


Auditions are held in Spring and Fall of each year. Actors age 13-18 who are interested in a comprehensive, school-year-long theater training in a professional setting are welcome to audition. For the audition, students should prepare a one to two minute memorized monologue or reading as well as 16-24 bars of music (accompanist provided).

Audition times should be reserved in advance by calling 720-898-7200.
Questions should be directed to Lisa Leafgreen, Education Coordinator at 720-898-7236.

Our theater company students interact with professional directors, choreographers, actors and technical theater experts in a professional theater environment. With a Lort B Actors’ Equity theater producing eight productions each season, the Arvada Center has the resources and professional expertise to provide youth actors a unique theatrical experience and instruction. Our goal is to inspire students to grow as theater artists through this exposure to theater professionals.

Arvada Center Theater Academy Company Director Announced

Gavin Mayer Gavin Mayer, director of Theater Academy Company at Arvada Center recently directed the Arvada Center’s critically acclaimed Main Stage production of Legally Blonde and Legally Blonde Teen Intensive production. He also directed the Arvada Center’s Teen Intensive productions of All Shook Up and Hairspray, the Musical . Mr. Mayer recently received his Master of Fine Arts degree in Directing from Florida State University. He served as the Director of Theatre at Pomona High School for 10 years and is a past recipient of The Jefferson County “Inspiration Through Creativity Award,” The Jeffco Schools “Commitment to Diversity Award” and was recognized by KUSA-TV Channel 9NEWS as one of “9Teachers Who Care.”