Gateway Theatre Academy for the Performing Arts

Gateway Academy for the Performing Arts

Year-Long Classes and Summer Camps for Youth Ages 6-18
Musical Theatre • Acting • Singing • Speech • Playwriting

Registration for 17/18 Academy programming COMING SOON!

Please note the start dates for open registration below:

  • April 3 2017: 2017 Summer Programming Open Registration
  • June 1 2017: 2017-18 Yearlong Academy Programming Open Registration 


  • We commit to joyous play, rigour, and risk in equal measure, as we teach the craft of theatre.
  • We support student development by sharing our home: a bustling professional theatre with the best artists in Metro Vancouver, working on our stage, behind the scenes, and in our classrooms.
  • We provide process-based learning in a safe, supportive environment, fostering growth as individuals and as a community, with generosity and respect for others.
  • We train to strengthen skills that are vital for vibrant self-expression, helping students discover their own personal best while supporting fellow classmates.

Welcome to Gateway Academy for the Performing Arts

Gateway Academy for the Performing Arts, established in 1991, offers year-round acting, musical theatre, and performance training classes for youth aged 6–18. Professional actors, directors, playwrights and choreographers are engaged as instructors, teaching skills that enrich students in performance and in life. Find out what kind of experience your youth can have with us by reading our teaching philosophy.


Ages: 8–18 • A fun, social, and active summer that they’ll never forget!

Ages 6–18 • Combine imagination with technique

Ages 6–18 • Do it all—sing, dance and act

Ages 8–18 • Speak so people will listen

Ages 8–18 • Bring the music you love to life

Ages 13–18 • Find the words for all your great ideas

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