The Stage is Set for ‘Act Two’ as The Space Prepares for the Second Round of ‘Kids In The Space’ this Fall

The Stage is Set for ‘Act Two’ as The Space Prepares for the Second Round of ‘Kids In The Space’ this Fall
After a brief intermission, young artists from around the valley have a second chance to participate in a unique youth workshop as Las Vegas’ premier arts complex, The Space. ‘Act Two’ of the popular Kids In The Space Performing Arts Workshop pulls back the curtain on Tuesday, Sept. 26. 

Kids interested in perfecting their acting skills must be between the ages of eight and 18 and must schedule an audition by contacting by Sept. 16. Additional information is also available at

During this revival, Kids In The Space welcomes Las Vegas actress and entertainer Charlene Carabeo as their newest instructor joining famed youth theater veteran Todd Hart and founder of The Space Mark Shunock as they spearhead the intensive workshops and inspire kids at every turn. The intensive, six-week workshop offers various classes such as acting, singing, dancing, clowning, and technical theater. Two classes per week are dedicated to art and performance while a Master Class is taken once per week and is dedicated to acting, voice, dance, and more. The workshops help sharpen the skills of young artists, focuses on a variety of performance objectives, and provides the necessary training to better their craft. At the end of the workshop, students will get to perform individual numbers in the final showcase on the main stage at The Space. In addition, each student will receive a tote bag, binder with curriculum, notes, exercises, a Kids In The Space T-shirt, and a certificate of participation.

Carabeo is a thriving Las Vegas entertainer, lead vocalist in Digital City, and is the CEO and president of her own corporation, 2 the NEXT LEVEL. The talented actress has been on Broadway in “Miss Saigon” as well as a part of numerous productions on the Strip including “Peepshow” at Planet Hollywood, “Fantasy” at the Luxor, and “Island Heat” at Treasure Island. With a passion for the arts, music, and children, Carabeo is thrilled to be opening doors and providing the most comprehensive resources and opportunities for all those who aspire to take their passions, desires, and dreams to the next level.

Hart has produced, directed, musically directed, and/or choreographed more than 50 youth productions and has taught numerous classes in acting, improvisation, voice, movement, dance, musical theater, and much more. Believing all young people have unlimited capabilities, Hart prides himself on helping them achieve their goals. Some of his former students include Kirstin Maldonado and Mitch Grassi of the Grammy Award-winning Pentatonix, Miguel Cervantes (Hamilton, “Hamilton,” Chicago), Major Attaway and Brian Gonzales (“ALADDIN,” Broadway), Jennifer Stone of Disney’s “The Wizards of Waverly Place,” Jay Johnson (Chip in “On the Town,” Broadway), and Will Ganss of ABC News.

Admission to the program is audition-based and at the discretion of master teachers. Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 26 and running through Nov. 4, classes are held three days a week; Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 – 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. – noon. The final showcase is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 4 at noon. For more information, please visit

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