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Applause! Cary Youth Theatre

Come “BE SOMEBODY” with Applause!

Applause! programs explore and develop theatre skills and encourage participants to share ideas, think creatively, and work collaboratively. Our curriculum includes classes and camps in creative drama, acting, musical theatre, technical theatre/design, dance, and more, as well as multiple performance opportunities throughout the year.

For more information, call (919) 465-4792. Join our mailing list.


All Applause! events take place at Cary Arts Center unless otherwise noted.

Aug 4:

Fall class registration opens for Cary residents (Aug 18 for nonresidents).
Drama Classes • Dance Classes • Track-Out

Aug 18:

Fall Audition & Design Team Interview registration opens (ages 13-18).
Around the World in 80 Days perusal script available at CAC.

Sep 3:

Auditions for Around the World in 80 Days, 5-9 p.m. Pre-registration required.

Sep 4:

Design Team Interviews for Around the World in 80 Days, 5-9 p.m. Pre-registration required.

Sep 15:

Tickets on sale for Around the World in 80 Days

Oct 17-19:  

Applause! presents AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
Fri-Sat, 7:30 p.m. & Sun, 2 p.m.
Check out the 80 Days Production Guide!

Oct 25:

Drama Workshop Series Teen Performance, 5 p.m.

Past Performances

Applause! Faculty


Rachel Baranski
Youth Theatre Coordinator
(919) 465-4792