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

Performance Workshop: Musical

Performance Workshop Grades: 6-8 Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Start Date: March 21 End Date: May 16 *No Class on April 4* Pursue more advanced training by putting yourself to the test in our Performance Workshop classes where students will study, rehearse, and perform a one-act musical! The student’s skills will shine in a minimally produced production without costumes or scenery, where acting is the focus. Performance Workshop students should be prepared to be examples of leadership, teamwork, effort and enthusiasm.

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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.