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The City of San Ramon Parks & Community Services Department offers a wide variety of performing arts classes for all ages ranging in disciplines from Theater, Music & Dance.

Classes include: Polynesian Dance, Bollywood Dance, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Combo Classes, Irish Dance, Suzuki Piano, Violin, Drumming, Guitar, Theatre programs, Improv, Community Bands, Adult Dance Classes, Belly Dance, Ukulele, Community Chorus, Rock and Roll classes, and more!

For all information and current schedule please visit  The Activity Guide.


San Ramon offers a wide variety of Performing Arts Summer Camps. Choose from many exciting options in dance, music, and theater. Performing arts camps are offered as part of Camp Central at The San Ramon Community Center at Central Park or Camp Central at Dougherty Station Community Center.

Stay tuned for 2020 camp information.

For general camp information about Camp Central please  Click Here.


Children's Theatre

Bay Area Children’s Theatre runs programs for Pre Schoolers, Elementary Schoolers, and Middle Schoolers, many of which end in a full production on stage at The Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center. Bay Area Children’s Theatre Education Program teaches the art of live performance to thousands of students throughout the East Bay. Their specialty is “triple threat” musical theatre—singing, dancing and acting.

For more information on programs offered with Bay Area Children’s Theatre in San Ramon please visit

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Lisa Barber - Improv

Coming soon!


John Waller – Guitar, Hand Drumming

John Waller

John Waller has played drum set since age 8 and hand drumming since 1985 starting on Indian Tabla. John started playing Afro-Cuban and Afro-Brazilian drumming since 1995, Middle-Eastern rhythms in 1996 and Brazilian Bateria (samba drum line) in 2004. He has accompanied many musicians in rock, jazz and world music styles and playing concerts and festivals across the US and overseas.

He has played drum and percussion professionally since 2001 and has accompanied nationally and internationally known music artists including Bay Area musicians, Habib Khan, Viviana Guzman, Ya Elah, Moh Alileche, The Dunes, Mark Holzinger, RebbeSoul, Vince Welnick, Chuchito Valdes, David Correa, Laurent Fourgo Flashback, MC Rai, Ray Cepeda and many others including Grammy winners. He is also a guitarist, bassist and songwriter. He has taught music since 1995 in Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill and Concord.


Mary Chung Lee – Suzuki Piano

Coming soon!