Shaping Successful Futures through Performing Arts, Life Building Skills & Leadership Proficiency


About the Academy Theatre...

The Academy Theatre is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and has been serving children and young adults for almost 10 years as a youth performing arts, life-building skills and leadership theatre program in the Phoenix area. The Academy Theatre provides youth an affordable to no cost after school arts educational program fostering valuable life, ethics, and social skills and instruction in dance, music, vocals, literature, theatre, and stage technical skills. The Academy Theatre runs as a membership peer-led organization and promotes many leadership and management opportunities within our organization.

The Academy Theatre is more than a youth organization. We have many events, functions, activities that cater to our community and local residents of Phoenix. We have many ways for the public to help and support our missions. Visit our tabs above for detailed information about the many things we are and below for upcoming events. Thank you for visiting! 

A Boys & Girls Art, Literature

and Theatre Organization

The Academy Theatre

1554 W. Van Buren Street

Phoenix, AZ 85007


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Read our Testimonials

  • "I am so grateful for JDCA. This program is AMAZING!! My son who is like most other young boys, would spend most of his out of school time sitting around playing video games. Wel..."
    LaLonnie Moore-Stewart
    Grateful and Satisfied Mom
  • "JDCA is a good skill-building club for me. Our director and coaches who run it set a good example to keep going when times are tough. Overall, JDCA is a true underdog story for me."
    Noah Suhr
    2011 Alumni
  • "To experience acting on stage is a huge thrill in my life and others. To watch all of these children grow in every aspect is heart warming. In times of despair with the Academy,..."
    Karen Todd
    Auxiliary Board Member

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