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

Radiant Rapunzel Gr. K5-2 7/17-7/21 Mornings

One-week half-day session Serving new and returning students entering grades K5-2 in fall of 2017 Times: 9:00–11:30am Bring these popular stories to life through the exploration of character motivations, choices, and actions while creating dialogue and improvising scenes to develop beginning acting skills. RADIANT RAPUNZEL: No more hiding; it’s time to let your light shine! Set foot into the life of the hopeful heroine, and discover positive Choices that build Confidence. Students will use the “I think/I feel…” Thought Bubble to track the emotional development of the characters.

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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.