Theatre Aspen Office

Our administrative office is open Monday through Friday 10 am – 6 pm.


110 East Hallam Street
Suite 126
Aspen, Colorado 81611


Phone:  970.925.9313



Theatre Aspen’s Hurst Theatre

470 Rio Grande Place
Aspen, CO 81611


About Theatre Aspen Education

Summer Education Performances

Willy Wonka Jr.


July 29 – 31

Join Theatre Aspen Education in a world of pure imagination with Willy Wonka Jr. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film, in addition to a host of fun new songs. This is a scrumdidilyumptious musical is guaranteed to delight everyone’s sweet tooth.

Peter and the Starcatcher


August 5 – 7

Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends J.M. Barrie’s century-old story of how a miserable orphan came to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up.


Giving our young actors the opportunity to portray more than 100 unforgettable characters. Peter and the Starcatcher utilizes ingenious stagecraft and the limitless possibilities of imagination to bring this dazzling story to life.


Theatre Aspen Education offers a variety of high-value programs to all ages, featuring industry professionals as teachers, directors, designers and more, teaching skills and providing opportunities to students that will build their skills and enrich their lives.


We also want to ensure that our programs are within the reach of any student who wants to participate, and Theatre Aspen Education proudly has never turned a student away due to financial need.


In order to achieve this, Theatre Aspen Education offers need-based scholarships, payment plans and work/study opportunities to students and their parents.


Scholarships are generously underwritten by sponsors and donors, including Juliet Shield-Taylor and the Robins Foundation, Nancy Blank, and Jackie and Jerry Kehle. Scholarship recipients are required to write thank-you notes, and parents are strongly encouraged to support Theatre Aspen School through their volunteer time and efforts.


If you are in need of a scholarship or payment plan, please email for information on how to apply.

Payment Plans + Work Study

Payment plans are available and Work study opportunities may be available depending on the time of season and our current needs.


Please contact Education Director, Elissa Russell at for further information.

About Us

It is part of the Theatre Aspen mission to educate the next generation of theatre artists and enthusiasts through programs for audiences and students of all ages.


Theatre Aspen proudly offers programs and productions for K-12 students of all abilities.

Theatre Education Online for classes for K-12
TA Offers In-Person classes with social distancing and safety protocols for classes K-12

Our Teaching Artists

Director of Education Programming and Administration
Music Director
Teaching Artist
Teaching Artist
Choreographer; Teaching Artist
Teaching Artist
Director of Education Programming and Administration
Music Director
Choreographer; Teaching Artist
Teaching Artist
Teaching Artist
Teaching Artist



Tuesdays @ 10am,

July 13 – August 17

The John Denver Sanctuary

Theatre Aspen is excited to introduce a new summer tradition, Storytime!


Storytime is a collaboration with the Pitkin County Library and will run weekly in the John Denver Sanctuary! This 30 minute event, which is perfect for young children, will feature a special guest reader presenting a different story every week as well as the Children’s Librarians who will be leading games and songs!


July 13 | Helping Hands

July 20 | Tails and Tales

July 27 | Color My Imagination

August 3 | Neverland

August 10 | Rock n’ Roll

August 17 | Aspen Adventures

Health & Safety Procedures

Theatre Aspen Education is committed to the health and safety of our students and staff first and foremost. Our classroom procedures will be based on the most up-to-date recommendations from the national, state, and local levels.


We are eager to get back in the classroom and on stage, but are dedicated to doing so in a way that prioritizes the safety of our students while keeping parents’ minds at ease.

2021 Refund Policy

  • If Theatre Aspen determines that a program must be moved or cancelled, a full refund or course credit will be issued

    • If Theatre Aspen determines that a program must be cancelled after the start date, prorated refunds or credits will be issued.

  • If customer withdraws registration prior to 1 week before program start, they will be issued a full refund less a 7% fee.

  • If customer withdraws registration within 1 week of program start, there will be no refund, but can use credit toward future class.

  • If customer withdraws registration after program start date, no refunds or credits will be issued.