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DTW Artsworks

ArtsWorks is dedicated to bringing experimental, educational, and collaborative creative projects to the Coachella Valley Community.

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In addition to our main programming areas, Desert TheatreWorks (DTW) is proud to introduce ArtsWorks, a specialized program tailored for seniors. ArtsWorks invites older adults to partake in creative expression, social connection, and personal growth through a variety of performing arts activities designed specifically for their needs. From engaging in play readings to participating in singing sessions, ArtsWorks provides seniors with opportunities to stay active, enhance cognitive function, and cultivate meaningful connections within a supportive community. At DTW, we firmly believe in the transformative power of live performance to inspire, educate, and unite our community. Our commitment to enriching the cultural tapestry of the Coachella Valley drives us to create experiences that resonate with individuals of all ages and backgrounds.

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Kidsworks Programs

Summer Musical Theatre Camp

Track A – June 12-23,2023 (Mon-Fri)
Disney On Broadway A:
Grades 1-3
– 8AM-10:30AM, final performance Friday June 23 at 10am

Broadway On The Edge A: Grades 4-8
– 1PM-5PM, final performance Friday June 23 at 4pm

Leadership A: Grades 7 and up
– 8am-5pm

Track B – AM July 10-21,2023 (Mon-Fri)
Disney On Broadway B:
Grades 1-3
– 8AM-10:30AM, final performance Friday July 21 at 10am

Broadway On The Edge B: Grades 4-8
– 1PM-5PM, final performance Friday July 21 at 4pm

Leadership B: Grades 7 and up
– 8am-5pm

Desert Theatreworks’ KidsWorks Summer Musical Theatre Camp Program offers three choices of 2-week performing arts summer camp for grades 1-8 and extended leadership opportunities for High School Students. Every summer students learn singing, dancing, and acting or technical theatre and be a part of a staged musical production.

Desert Sands Unified Students grades 1-8 can attend for FREE
through the Expanded Learning Opportunities Program (ELOP). All you need is your student’s name, school, grade and student ID number. Please note *George Washington Charter School is not included in the DSUSD funding for this program and is not eligible for FREE tuition.

*Students from surrounding districts can attend our 2 week camp for $600.


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May 3rd, 2024


Experience the heart-pounding intensity of Laura Jacqmin's "Airborne," where emotions soar as high as the stakes. Dive into the whimsical wonder of Marco Ramirez's "Chester, Who Painted The World Purple," a tale of imagination and creativity that knows no bounds. Then, buckle up for the riotous laughter of Ian McWethy's "Appropriate Audience Behavior," a hilarious exploration of the do's and don'ts of theater etiquette. Finally, brace yourself for the wild ride of Tess Barker's "Showdown at Palm Tree Pines," where the dusty streets of the old west come alive with drama and intrigue. Don't miss this unforgettable evening of diverse and captivating storytelling.

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May 4th, 2024

Thorton Wilder's OUR TOWN: An Interactive Staged Reading

Embark on a journey through time with imaginative presentation of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize winning play, "Our Town: An Interactive Staged Reading." Immerse yourself in the intimate atmosphere of this unique theatrical experience as the lines between audience and actors blur, inviting you to become an integral part of Grover's Corners' rich tapestry of life. Delve into the universal themes of love, loss, and the beauty of everyday existence in a way you've never imagined before. Join us for a night of unforgettable storytelling that will touch your heart and leave you pondering the profound meaning of life.

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May 5th, 2024


Join us for a thrilling musical journey through the heart of Broadway as our talented DTW actors take center stage to deliver show-stopping performances of the greatest hits from the stage. From beloved classics to modern showstoppers, each song brings to life the drama, passion, and excitement of the theater. Don't miss your chance to be swept away by the extraordinary talent and infectious energy of DTW's finest performers.

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