Performing Arts Connection: Spring Break for Middle Schoolers

A week-long program in which middle schoolers explore their creativity through music, poetry, dance, theater and digital media storytelling.

Registration is closed for the 2018 program. Please contact Alyssa Stone with questions at / 415-551-6294.

We invite you to the Community Showcase on Friday, March 30 from 6–7pm at the Wilsey Center for Opera to view the orignial work created by the students.

Fill your spring break with music, poetry, dance, theater and digital media storytelling! Discover and explore new art forms, hone current skills and inspire fresh creativity with students from all over the Bay Area.

Middle schoolers work with local artists and specialists from San Francisco Opera, San Francisco Ballet and American Conservatory Theater in partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of San Francisco Don Fisher Clubhouse to craft original works and produce a showcase for their families and the community. Find your crew–join the Performing Arts Connection (PAC) today!

Who It's For

Middle school students ages 11–14 years old. Students of all backgrounds and abilities welcome, no prior experience necessary.


Monday–Friday, March 26–30, 2018
10am–4pm daily


Wilsey Center for Opera
Veterans Building, Fourth Floor
401 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94102


Application fee: $10
Tuition: $0-$290 for the week
Scholarships available, no student turned away for lack of funds.

Community Showcase

Friday, March 30, 2018 at 6pm
Free and open to the community.

PAC 2017 Highlights

PAC 2016 Highlights

The 2018 program is a collaboration between San Francisco Opera, San Francisco Ballet and A.C.T. in partnership with the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Francisco Don Fisher Clubhouse.

Each day, a wholesome lunch will be provided.

Younger and older siblings are invited to join the programming at the Boys & Girls Club Don Fisher Clubhouse during the week of spring break. Plentiful classes and day-care are available for younger siblings during the hours of 8am–6pm. More information here.

If you have questions about the Performing Arts Connection, please contact Alyssa Stone at 415-551-6294 or