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

Featured Class

Semi-Private Voice

Semi-Private Voice Grades: 3-12 Times vary Start Date: March 21 End Date: May 16 *No Class on April 4* Receive one-on-one coaching to increase your range, learn to read music, and use proper vocal technique in semi-private voices lessons with one or two other students. Sing a variety of classic and contemporary musical theater songs chosen specifically for your voice and improvement goals. Boosting students' confidence is the highest priority, and our aim is to help each performer be the best that they can be! Contact Jennifer Adams for more information at (414) 267-2975 or

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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.