The Central Park Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce their all-new theatre educational program. "Drama Essentials for Kids."

Drama Essentials for Kids

By the Central Park Performing Arts Center

The Central Park Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce their all-new theatre educational program. “Drama Essentials for Kids.” Weekly sessions held throughout the winter will introduce children to the art of acting, using specific tools and lesson plans to help develop their growth as young actors. The eight-week “Drama Essentials for Kids.” program is open to children between 8 and 13 years old and will run from January 21 to March 11. Held in the Historic Largo Feed store, sessions will be held every Thursday from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 

Drama Essentials for Kids

Enrollment for this exciting new theatre educational program, “Drama Essentials for Kids.” is limited; early registration is encouraged. Participants can register beginning Monday, November 30 at or in person at either the Highland Recreation Complex, Southwest Recreation Complex, or Community Center.

The program will cost $99 for members of the City of Largo’s Recreation, Parks, and Arts Department, and $198 for non-members. Need-based scholarships are available through generous support from the Central Park Performing Arts Foundation. For more information about the program or scholarship opportunities, visit or call 727.587.6751. 

Drama for Kids a specialty education program by the Central Park Performing art center and Largo Arts

Safety measures included for “Drama Essentials for Kids.”:

  • Masks are required for all those entering our facilities and traveling between rooms and common areas, and when social distancing is not possible.
  • Specific programs may allow masks to be removed when social distancing is possible or if participating in an outdoor class or event.
  • Signage is posted throughout the facilities to remind staff and patrons to practice safe social distancing, wear masks when you are not able to social distance, wash your hands frequently, and clean commonly used surfaces.
  • All team members are required to wear masks in common areas and while engaging the public. Instructor will wear mask the entire time, class is held in the Feed-store

For more information on how we are playing smart and staying six feet apart, visit or call 727.587.6751

About the Central Park Performing Arts Center:

central park performing arts center in Largo

The Central Park Performing Arts Center is a multi-purpose facility featuring a 443-seat theatre, a 200-person grand ballroom, and the Historic Largo Feed Store which holds 100. The Center promotes and encourages performing arts among the Tampa Bay community, hosting a variety of national, regional, and local artists and groups. Each space is fully equipped to rent for corporate functions, company meetings, receptions, and special events. For more information, visit

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