The Cool Kid Player's (C.K.P.) Youth Performing Arts Program  is a sign up program offering ages 6 to 18 the opportunity to perform in full scale theater productions here at the Selma Arts Center. CKP produces around three shows a year, ages vary depending on the “casting call" for each performance. No experience is needed and all are included with registration. Our program also offers Performing Arts and Visual Arts classes, such as Acting, Vocal, Make-up, Art and Scenic Design.

Our Mission

 The City of Selma Recreation Department has provided the youth of the community the opportunity to experience the performing arts since the early 2000’s.  CKP productions and classes are open to all, and provide a variety of Arts and skill level. It is the City of Selma's goal to provide youth a safe environment and affordable education of the arts.

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Lion King Jr. | August 24th - 27th

Music and Lyrics byTim Rice Elton John Additional Music and Lyrics byWill Van Dyke Lebo M Mark Mancina Jay Rifkin Book byRoger Allers Irene Mecchi Based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor.
"I just can't wait to be king"

A young lion prince, Simba is born in Africa, thus making his uncle Scar the second in line to the throne. Scar plots with the hyenas to making himself King and banish Simba to the desert. With newfound courage, Simba must return to the Pridelands to takes his rightful place as king so the circle of life can continue.

Directed by Nicolette C. Andersen, Asst. Director Emily Dixon


Lion King Jr. Cast List

Rehearsals Start: Wednesday, July 5th 4PM-6PM
Casts A & B: Lion King Jr
basic rehearsal calendar

Theater Boot Camp | June 19th - 21st

Give you child an introduction to theater! Register for Theater Boot Camp! Workshops for Acting, Singing, Dancing, Stage Make-up, Costumes, Lighting, Sound and Scenic Design.

Ages: 6-12  Cost to enroll: $35 or $15 per day. Starting Date: Mon, June 19th. 1PM-5Pm. Sign up for Lion King Jr. and Boot Camp for $70.

Two Ways To Register:

1.Registration forms and payment can be taken at the Selma Arts Center 1935 High Street, Selma Ca 93662. Tues-Fri, 1pm-6pm. Please pay at the box office for individual days or for the Lion King Jr. and Boot camp $70 deal. (No processing fee)

2. Registration Online. Payment is available total package only HERE  (processing fee will apply) Please email Registration Forms to nicolettea@cityofselma.com

Space is limited. Must register by June 14th

Registration Form
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Art, Vocal & Acting Classes | Summer 2017

Classes will be year round starting July 2017. Information Coming in June 2017!