The mission of Lexington Children’s Theatre’s Education Department is to provide students of all ages with the means to actively explore the beauty, diversity, complexity and challenges of the world around them through the dramatic process. We strive for our students to develop their own unique creative voice, their imagination, and their understanding of drama and its role in society.

Classes and Workshops: Learn more about all of the fun and fantastic classes we offer for ages 4 and up!

Theatre School FAQ: Do you have questions about how to get involved in classes here at LCT, how to cancel a class registration, or where to park when you arrive? Click here to learn more.

Financial Aid: All young people have the right to learn through art. Learn more about LCT’s Financial Aid program and how to apply!
Teen Companies: Did you know we offer opportunities for teens through our Companies program? Learn more about these yearlong theatre intensives here!

Meet our Teaching Artists

7Jeremy cherishes the opportunity to create and use his imagination to make art every day. He is celebrating his 15th year at Lexington Children’s Theatre. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Iowa and his M.F.A. in Drama and Theatre for a Youth from the University of Texas at Austin. He hopes to see you at the theatre often!

Cassady, a recent graduate of the University of Kentucky with a BA in Theatre, could not be more excited to join Lexington Children’s Theatre this year! She first walked through LCT’s doors in 2004 and is thankful to have the opportunity to continue learning with this amazing organization.

9Rhonda, a Nashville native, is excited to join the LCT team as an education intern. She holds an MA in Theatre from the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa and a BA from Berea College. Although she is a stage manager by trade, Rhonda enjoys teaching and spending time with kids.

Bethany is excited to work at Lexington Children’s Theatre this summer! She is a senior BFA Musical Theatre major at the South Carolina School of the Arts with a heart for children’s theatre. Post-graduation, Bethany hopes to travel and perform professionally in children’s theatre.

Breezy is a 2017 graduate of Theatre VCU with a BFA in Theatre and a concentration in Stage Management. Breezy is the Resident Stage Manager for TheatreLAB’s mainstage season. Recent credits include Moth, The Last Five Years, Heathers: The Musical, Once On This Island, and Freckleface Strawberry. She thanks her family, friends, and Maple the Dog.

Colleen is excited to join Lexington Children’s Theatre as a summer education intern. She currently studies at Theatre at Morehead State University and previously worked as a teaching artist with Shooting Stars Youtheatre, LCT’s satellite location, in Morehead, KY.

Crystal is very excited to join the LCT family for the first time this year. She has a B.A. in Theatre with a minor in Film from Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia. Crystal is an avid Harry Potter fan and has an extensive bowtie collection.

Hannah is tickled pink to return to LCT for her second summer! She is originally from Roanoke, VA and recently graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA.

Jaimee is excited to make the 13 hour-long journey from Lakeland, Florida to Lexington Children’s Theatre to pursue her passion for Theatre for Youth. She recently finished her second year at Florida Southern College where she is currently pursuing her BFA in Theatre Performance, BS in Psychology, and Minor in Dance.

Originally from Michigan, John currently attends Taylor University where he is pursuing a BFA in Musical Theatre. During the past six years, he has had experience performing and directing youth theatre. He has worked in a variety of performing arts environments including college, community, and summer theatre.

Yiqin (Maria) is a student studying World Performing Arts and Cultures at the College of William and Mary.  She is excited to join Lexington Children’s Theatre for the first time as an education intern. In 2016 she traveled to twelve different countries in 104 days. She has directed several plays including an original poetic musical Mulan in her hometown Shanghai in 2017.

Payton is thrilled to begin her first adventure with Lexington Children’s Theatre. In December, she will graduate from Troy University with a degree in Theatre Education. While at Troy, she had the opportunity to work with young audiences through theatre programs such as TROY Summer Spotlight and Center Stagers.

Preston is excited to join the LCT team for the summer as an education intern! Preston is an undergraduate at Utah State University, and this summer will finish his degree in both Applied Theatre and Creative Writing. Preston’s accomplishments include published works in both poetry and non-fiction.