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

Making Movies

Making Movies Grades: 3-5 Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Start Date: January 23 End Date: March 12 Quiet on the set! Rolling! Action! Experience what it takes to bring a film to life through exploring use of angles, lighting, movement, storyboarding, and effective visual storytelling. Learn to be specific, creative, and collaborative as everyone does their part to put your ideas on the big screen!

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  • See a First Stage Performance

    Your adventure awaits! Our 2015-16 season offers a stellar lineup guaranteed to delight parents and grandparents and their 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.