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

Acting: Dramatic Scenes

Acting Grades: 6-8 Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Start Date: January 21 End Date: March 11 Acting technique is the foundation of performance and actors spend a lifetime training and honing their skills. Work as an ensemble to build skills in character development, script work, and physical and vocal expression. We hope you will join us all year long! This session we will bring characters to life focusing on Dramatic Scenes.

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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.