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. 

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

Featured Class


Playmakers Grades: 1-2 Time: 5:40 pm - 6:40 pm Start Date: January 19 End Date: March 9 Take a step from interpreting stories to creating your own! In our Playmakers classes, students are the leaders of their own creative drama experience. Create dialogue, action, characters, and enhance your creativity by writing your own stories through carefully structured creative play. Winter session theme: The Heart of Old Milwaukee

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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.