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 About us:

Tucson's most unique arts experience


Troubadour is dedicated to educating Tucson students in fine and performing arts, including musical theatre, acting, music, theatrical design, and art. Students can get the experiences of constructing all aspects of a full production, from directing to costume design, to music performance and composition.

About our programs


The Troubadour Theatre strives to introduce children and teens to the world of the arts. In our theatre camps, students will improve their acting through an understanding of organic performance, the nature of comedy, theatre history, and improvisation. They will learn about acting, dancing, singing, directing, design, improv, dance and choreography, makeup, stage combat, and more. In our music camps, students will learn about music performance, composition, and music history. 

Our mission


Troubadour's mission is to provide quality arts education to southern Arizona youth, regardless of economic factors. Over the years we have provided hundreds of scholarships to young performers and integrated arts programs into Arizona schools. If your school is interested in developing an artist-in-residency program, please contact us. We believe in building a strong presence in Arizona youth arts from the ground up. 

Alex Greengaard
Founder’s Notes 


I started Troubadour because I believe every community needs positive and educational activities for kids. Something interesting, something engaging, something fun. As I researched, I began to notice a troubling pattern: that quality performing arts programs were often simply out of reach for some families. Troubadour exists to improve this state of affairs, and we make it happen in two ways. First, we offer excellent classes at an affordable rate. And second, we provide scholarships, a sliding tuition scale, and we never turn families away for inability to pay.  In a time when the funding for arts education has unfortunately declined in many public schools, organizations like ours are becoming more and more important for the many aspiring young actors, musicians, and singers who desire opportunities to learn and perform on the stage.  

Watch Educational Director, Alex Greengaard, talk about our program on The Morning Blend on KGUN9

Providing affordable arts education is something extremely important to us.  We strive to provide classes and camps to any student who desires it, regardless of finances.  We will never turn a student away because of inability to pay (the only exception to this has been if a camp was already completely full at the time the scholarship was requested.)  To apply for a scholarship for any camp, class, or workshop, please download this Scholarship Form and email to

We’d love to hear from you!

Call Alex at 520-401-4833 or for registration inquiries call Kristen at 602-790-6876

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