Theater Academy

The nation's largest Theater Academy training program that fosters life skills through stage skills

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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, the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts and the Oconomowoc Arts Center.

Questions? Call us at (414) 267-2970 or e-mail academy@firststage.org.

Featured Class

Making Movies

Making Movies Grades: 3-5 Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Start Date: January 21 End Date: March 11 Quiet on the set! Rolling! Action! Students will experience what it takes to bring a film to life by choosing a genre and creating a film. Students will tackle important roles such as actor, director, cameraperson and more! We will work as a team to set and accomplish daily goals just like professionals and put our ideas on the big screen.

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  • See a First Stage Performance

    Our 2014-15 season offers something for parents, grandparents with 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.