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. 

Summer Theater Academy begins June 20. Register today!

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

Featured Class

Intro to Acting

Introduction to Acting Grades: 3-5 Time: 09:00 am - 10:00 am Start Date: March 25 End Date: May 20 Get into the act! How do you start creating a character through your body, voice, and imagination? Introduction to acting will focus on each of those elements through examining Relationships, Objectives, Obstacles, and Tactics through a variety of performances and scene work. As students explore the craft of acting they are also developing communication, confidence, and self-esteem.

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  • See a First Stage Performance

    Join us for our 30th anniversary season, including five world premiere plays, family favorites, and more!

  • 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.