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

First Stage Intensive Gr 6-8 7/24-7/28

One-week session Serving new and returning students entering grades 5-8 in fall of 2017 Times: 9:00am–3:00pm In this week-long intensive students will rotate through a core curriculum developing the tools essential to the craft of acting. Students will become an integral part of the Intensive ensemble and support and inspire each other to grow and be confident in themselves and their performance skills. Students will dive into scripts bringing characters and relationships to life as well as build empathy, expressiveness, and confidence through theater activities and improvisation.

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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.