The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center’s youth theater company Grupo Animo will collaborate this summer with Teatro Activating Leadership, Art and Service, as well as the youth theater company of SAY Sí to present a four-week theatrical workshop for San Antonio-area students ages 13-18.

What you need to know

According to a news release, Grupo Animo’s members are led by professional teaching artists and directors in exploring their creative talents leading toward the development and presentation of a "thought-provoking, engaging and culturally relevant, performance-based teatro/theatre,” GCAC officials said in a news release.

SAY Sí is a nonprofit arts-based youth development program for San Antonio area students. They provide opportunities for students to develop artistic and social skills in preparation for higher educational advancement and professional careers, according to the news release.

Teatro ALAS operates as a collaborative ensemble known as the ALAS Youth Theatre Company, whose members are taught to create new and original performance work by, for and about San Antonio youth, the release stated.

This summer’s workshop will culminate in the performance of an original play written by participating students.

Take action

Classes will take place noon-5 p.m. weekdays, June 3-28, at SAY Sí, 1310 S. Brazos St. Registration is due June 1. The final performance will be held at 7 p.m. June 29 at SAY Sí.

More workshop information is available at the GCAC website.