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Did you know that nearly 90 percent of Paramount sponsored events involve education and outreach? 

Each year, approximately 55,000 students in the Tri-State are served by the Paramount Arts Center through these programs. The Paramount provides a variety of classes and workshops throughout the year for students of all ages… pre-school through adult!

2019 Summer Camps

2019 Summer Summer Camps at the Paramount include classes for students of various ages. The weeks run from June 24-28, July 15-19, and July 22-26. There is also a production camp for Freaky Friday that runs the weeks of July 15-19 and July 22-26. A few things to note for all camps:

  • A snack will be provided and a daily lunch will be available from the Ashland Summer Lunch program.  You may also bring a bag lunch if you prefer.
  • Each camp will include a performance for the parents/friends on the last day of camp!
  • All campers must be fully potty trained before attending a Paramount Arts Center summer camp!
  • The deadline for registration and payment is 1 week prior to the start date of the class.
  • Scholarships are available.Click here for scholarship information.

To download the brochure with a list of all the classes, their descriptions, and a registration form, click here.

Questions? Call 606.324.0007 ext. 311

Paramount Arts Center Resident Artist Workshops

Give your students the opportunity to work with one of our resident artists during and after school. Workshops are available in drama, theater arts, music, voice, visual arts, film production, playwriting, dance, and storytelling, and many other subject areas that can be customized to the needs of your class or program. All workshops will provide intensive, interactive, hands-on instruction in the chosen discipline. Each one is designed to encourage a healthy sense of self-esteem in individual students, regardless of their skill level or theater experience. Resident artists will engage students in collaborative projects to enhance creativity, self-expression and self-confidence. Workshops are available at the Paramount or at your location.

Paramount Arts Center Backstage Tours

Open for grades K-12, and adults, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Monday – Friday on non-show days.  Your group will be able to experience the living history of a building that is listed as a Kentucky Landmark on the National Register of Historic Places. You will learn how the theater was rescued from destruction by a group of dedicated citizens. Today, thanks to the efforts of many local citizens, businesses, and state and local officials, the old art deco movie theatre has been refurbished and transformed into a state of the art Performing Arts Center. Tours will include an opportunity to work with one of our resident artists.

Private Voice Lessons

Work with our vocal instructor Matthew Hammond to improve your vocal and musical skills. All musical styles and genres available.

Professional Development for Teachers

Learn how to integrate the arts into all areas of core subject content.

For More Information

Prices of all Paramount classes and workshops vary. For additional information, current schedules, pricing or to schedule a program, download a reservation form or contact Melanie Cornelison-Jannotta, Director of Education and Outreach at 606-324-0007 x311 or by email at Melanie@paramountartscenter.com.

Click here for the Reservation Process