What to know about Theater Academy while safe at home

Academy FAQWith the recent cancelation of performances and in-person programs due to  this current public health crisis, First Stage Theater Academy is working diligently to maintain our high level of theater training for our students.

Below are Frequently Asked Questions to help answer some inquiries on our programs in the short-term. If you need additional information or have further questions, please email us at academy@firststage.org. Since our offices are closed for the time being, email will be the best way to reach us.


Q. How can I still stay invovled with First Stage Theater Academy while I'm staying safely at home?

A. We have just laucnhed First Stage Theater Academy Online! Right now, everyone can give our new Theater Academy YouTube and Instagram pages a follow to stay up to date on the latest, including live Beginning of Day and End of Day sessions, weekdays at 10Am and 4PM!


Q. I'm enrolled in a School Year Intensive Academy class. What happens now?

A. Our Academy classes are moving online! You will receive an email from your class instructor(s) within the next week detailing how online learning will work for your class. Also, please give our new Theater Academy YouTube and Instagram pages a follow to stay up to date on the latest!


Q. Are Summer Company Class auditions still happening?

A. Yes! Company Class auditions will be accepted as video submissions. Please make sure that your video includes the following:

  • An introduction: "Hi I'm (name) and I will be auditioning for (Company Class show title).
  • Your monologue
  • Your song (if auditioning for a musical)
  • Answer the following questions: 1. What do you like about First Stage? 2. What does it mean to be a good actor and stage partner? 3. What do you hope to learn as a member of a Company Class?

Please upload your video to www.wetransfer.com. In the email to field enter academy@firststage.org. In the message field enter My name is _____ and I'm auditioning for ______. 

Please submit your video audition by April 4, 2020. We will let you know if you have been accepted into Company Class by the end of April.


Q. I was planning on attending the Spring Performance Class of FROZEN JR. on March. Can I still see the show?

A. FROZEN JR. has been postponed for now. We hope to reschedule for a later date! 


Q. Will Summer Academy still take place?

A. While many things seem uncertain at the moment, our team is hopeful and committed to making Summer Academy take place as originally planned. Please register online.