About the Theatre
department coordinator: ricki marking-camuto
Arts and humanities
The Arts and Humanities activities at the West County Family YMCA and its 370 seat theatre is the center of arts for the whole family in West County. Community theatre performances and a variety of classes and workshops are offered throughout the year.
During the summer months, the theatre buzzes with day camps at the Summer Arts Academy. Children ages 5-15 have unique opportunities in theater, dance, visual arts, circus and other performing arts.
Arts and Humanities Programs
Y-Rep Community Theatre - 2 productions a year of musicals, dramas, mysteries and comedies are produced at the Chesterfield Community Theatre. Actors from the community are chosen through open auditions for each production.
Y-Rep Kids - Our theatre company for kids (8-15 years) puts on 2 plays a year. Actors are selected through auditions.
Y-Rep Tweens - Our theatre company exclusively for middle schoolers that puts on a play each year to serve as a transitionary experience between our Y-Rep Kids and Y-Rep Teens companies. Actors are selected through auditions.
Y-Rep Teens - Our theatre company exclusively for high schoolers that puts on 3 plays a year including the winning play from the Annual Y-Rep Teens One-Act Writing Contest. Teens also have the opportunity to get involved in other Y-Rep productions. Actors are selected through auditions.
Y-Rep Troupers - Our professional theatre company performs 3 plays a year for children ages 5-12. School performances are held on Fridays and public performances take place on Saturdays and Sundays.
The Chesterfield Community Theater is available for rent to businesses, schools, performing groups, etc. We provide lighting, sound, technical and production services for your event. Call 636.532.6515 ext. 231 for information and rates.
All programs are funded in part by the Regional Arts Commission and the Missouri Arts Council.