Our YMCA provides a safe and supportive environment for youth and adults to explore their creative side through the performing arts. With an emphasis on the importance of learning as a team our programs offer theatrical and musical adventures year round. Check the program guide for current offerings. 



Youth Chorus (Ages 7-13) and Kiddie Choir (Ages 3-6) meet once a week to sing and dance in the YMCA Annex. 

Private Voice Lessons 

The Y-Arts Voice Studio is led by Arts and Humanities Director, Emily Mirabile. Students meet once a week for one on one Lessons in the YARTS Office. Contact Emily at moorefromemily@gmail.com

Private Violin Lessons

Join Emily Sue Barker for private violin lessons. Learning to play a musical instrument is incredibly beneficial to a child's developing brain. There is no other happiness like the joy that comes from sharing your music with those around you. Lessons are open to all ages and levels. To sign up, contact Emily Sue Barker at fiddleheadlessons@gmail.com.


Broadway Junior Musical Theatre Productions 

Y-Arts performers, under the direction of Emily Mirabile, come together in the Fall and Spring to rehearse and perform musicals from the Music Theatre International Broadway Junior Collection. 

Y-Arts Music Theatre Competition Team 

Students from the YARTS Program rehearse throughout the year in preparation to compete at the annual Junior Theatre Festival in Atlanta, GA. Our Team has had grand success in past years bringing home awards for Outstanding Production, and Excellence in Acting, Dance and Ensemble Work. 


Itty Bitty Broadway Dance: Ages 3-6 Years old

Beginner Tap: 3-8 years old

Intermediate Tap: 9-14 years old

Tap/Jazz/Choreo Combo: 9-14 years old

Music Theater Dance: 7-14 years old

Inter. Ballet: Grades 4-12

Pre-School Ballet: 5 years old or Grade K 

Beginner Ballet: Grades 1-3

Intermediate Ballet: Grades 4-12



In this 7-Week class, students will work on developing characters and setting up a multi-page comic book. We will work on drawing skills and linking comics along with working in Illustrator on the computer. For ages 7-14


In this 7-Week mixed media class, students will work in several mediums such as glass fusion, sea glass art, fabric painting, and printmaking. For ages 6-12.


In this 7-Week class, students will work on pencil sketching and drawing along with painting. We will learn to draw and paint what we see. For ages 6-12.

SONGWRITING WORKSHOP (Currently not offered)

Participants in this exciting new workshop will work with Arts Director, Emily Mirabile, to write lyrics and compose songs in a safe and supportive setting. The songs will be released online after the class has come to an end.

THEATER WORKSHOP (Currently not offered)

Keeping the Arts Alive! Join us on Fridays for theater fun in the Boothbay YMCA Annex. Participants will play theater games, rehearse scenes from our favorite musicals and shows, and learn routines from Broadway Musicals. Theater Camp in the winter… DON’T MISS THE FUN! For ages 7-14


Emily Mirabile

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