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, 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

Spring Break Academy Gr. 6-12 - Into the Woods

Spring Break Academy: Into the Woods Grades: 6-12 Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Start Date: April 6 End Date: April 10 Experiment with the building blocks of theater training through active and entertaining classes that focus on theater skills, self-confidence, personal expression, disciplined effort, and group cooperation. Students will explore Musical Theater, Scene Study, Improvisation, and a variety of other theater skills in an action packed week of fun!

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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.