Mini-Musical: Dear Diary

After School Theater Program

WHO: For 2nd-5th Grades

WHERE: 1012 8th Avenue btw 10th and 11th Streets

WHEN: Mondays; 3:30-5:00PM

DATES: Sept 11- Jan 29

COST: $770 (school pick-up: $240)

Program Description

In the Mini Musical program students will create their own original musical based on the theme Dear Diary. Source material and inspiration will include Diary of a Wimpy Kid and other diary-themed books/movies. The musical will include short scenes, songs and choreography. Participants will develop their vocal, movement, and acting skills. Every student gets a part and will work with teaching artists to develop their characters through an ensemble-based rehearsal process. We will have a shared performance for family and friends on the last day of class, January 29th.

On January 29th there will be an in-studio performance at BAL.

Important Program Details

School Pick-Up Available

  • No class on 9/25, 10/9, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15
  • BAL picks up at the following schools: PK 280, PS 10, 39, 107,  118, 130,154, 295, 321, Berkeley Carroll, Poly Prep, St. Savior, and The Roberts Field School.
  • If your school is not on this list, please email us at We will do our very best to coordinate a pick-up from your child’s school.
  • School pick-up cost: $240