Performing Arts Fun! February vacation activites at the cape ann ymca

Vacation week news from the Cape Ann YMCA:

Spend February vacation at the Cape Ann YMCA perfecting your acting and performance skills!

“We have a terrific schedule of February Vacation Acting, Scene Study and Performance Classes for ALL ages at the Cape Ann YMCA!”

Heidi Dallin, YMCA of the North Shore Theatre Specialist

All classes are Tuesday, February 21 through Friday, February 24, 2023 at the Cape Ann YMCA. Classes are divided by age: Professional Acting Basics for 5-9 year olds from 9 am to 11 am and Acting Intensive and Scene Study Workshop for 10 to 17 year olds from 12 pm until 3 pm. Enrollment is limited for both classes. Both classes are taught by Gloucester native Heid Dallin, an award-winning professional actress and Harvard University graduate.

Dallin is in the midst of directing 3 productions on Cape Ann: The Sound of Music Youth Edition at Manchester-Essex Middle School; Peter Pan Jr at East Gloucester Elementary School and Annie at West Parish Elementary School as well as preparing to direct 101 Dalmatians Kids Edition at Plum Cove School in June.

“Seeing the incredible excitement and curiosity about professional theatre everyday from all the actors I work with on Cape Ann, it was clear that young people are interested in theatre training. And now they can spend their February vacation acting!”

Heidi Dallin


February 21 through February 24 at The Cape Ann YMCA

Professional Acting Basics for 5 to 9 year olds!
A four day intensive workshop is an introduction to the basics of professional acting and performance for ages 5 to 9 years old. Learn acting, develop stage presence and build self-confidence through theatre games, pantomime, improvisation, vocal and physical expression, scene study and storytelling.
Link to Register: Professional Acting Basics

Acting Intensive and Scene Study Workshop for 10 to 17 year olds! 12PM-3PM
An intensive professional theatre training program designed to provide young people with an outlet to nurture their creative potential through developing self-confidence, communication and teamwork skills to use in their daily life as well as introducing them to the skills necessary for professional theater and performance. The intensive 4-day workshop will include audition preparation, character preparation, scene study, storytelling, public speaking and confidence building training.
Link to Register: Acting Intensive

Contact Heidi Dallin at 978-729-1094 or with questions. To sign up for class, go to: and click on Register for Programs.

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