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Education at the Vortex

The Vortex celebrates the learner, maker and appreciator in each of us. We are committed to breaking down barriers to ensure access and equity for all. We use theatre to promote compassion and inspire new ways of connecting.

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Youth Theatre and Box this June!

Join students from around Albuquerque in a

two-week theatre experience for ages 10 thru 18.

Theatre Artists from the Vortex will guide the theatrical

journey for a thrilling two weeks, culminating in a staged production.

Mondays to Fridays

June 10, 2024 -- June 22, 2024

Morning session: 9:30 to 11:30

Afternoon session: 12:00 to 2:00

(Supervised lunch period in-between)

Mornings will include activities to build ensemble and skills!

Afternoons will focus on a production of Box by Lindsay Price, with performances on June 21, 6:30 pm and June 22, 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm


$75.00 for the morning sessions

$50 for the afternoon work with Box

$100 for both morning & afternoon sessions*

For more information, contact Board Member/Educational Director

Erin K Hulse, PhD

*limited scholarships available

  • Talk-backs with directors and cast - At least once during every production run, we offer a chance for audience members to meet the actors and directors and discuss the script and performance.

  • Training for volunteers - we are always looking for assistance. We can teach you how to work the box office, paint and/or build sets, costumes and props, and run the light or sound equipment during a performance. Or learn acting, stage managing, directing or publicity in one of our classes.

  • Wrinkle Writing - This program teaches students at any level how to use their personal experiences to create a performance piece, teaches educators how to use drama as a tool to promote and enhance literacy and connection, and provides information about production and performance. For more information about bringing Wrinkle Writing to your school or classroom, contact

  • Classes - Acting, stage management, improv, audition techniques - all these classes and more. See the full list.

Acting & Drama Classes
Acting & Drama Classes

Learn or improve acting skills. Practice how to speak in front of groups. Try out your stand-up dream. Develop community building methods. Audition with authority and comfort. - Join a Vortex drama class!

Singing & Dance
Technical Skills Workshops

The Vortex needs all kinds of assistance and provides workshop training in:

  • Stage Management, 

  • Lighting Design

  • Sound Design

  • Costume Design

  • Set Design

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