Theater Academy

Let your individuality shine while learning life skills through stage skills at First Stage Theater Academy!

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Our Academy

First Stage Theater Academy fosters life skills through stage skills through classes emphasizing Creative Drama, Stage Movement, Voice and Speech and Scene Study. Summer and school year sessions are held at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center and the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts in Brookfield. 

New! Theater Academy classes starting this winter at the Academy of Performing Arts in Franklin.

Questions? Call us at (414) 267-2970 or e-mail

Featured Class

Advanced Playmakers

Advanced Playmakers Grades: 2-3 Time: 4:10 pm - 5:10 pm Start Date: January 20 End Date: March 9 Build upon your skills of creating dialogue, action, and characters by creating an original performance. Students will push their creativity as they work together as playwrights to develop a storyline, create dialogue and staging, and then bring it all to life!

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  • See a First Stage Performance

    Your adventure awaits! Our 2015-16 season offers a stellar lineup guaranteed to delight parents and grandparents and their preschoolers, high schoolers, and every age in between.

  • First Stage in your school

    Serving over 20,000 students each year, our Theater in Education programs help classroom teachers explore their curriculum in interactive, imaginative and integrated methods.