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The nation's largest high-impact theater training program for young people.

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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. Contact us at (414) 267-2970 or e-mail

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Featured Class

Underwater Voyages: Mermaids and Pirates Grade 1-2 8/5-8/9

One Week Full-Day Session – Serving new and returning students entering grades 1–2 in fall of 2019 Times: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Each week is a new adventure created by the class! Further develop your beginning acting skills as you pull inspiration from these tales and use improvisation techniques to create your own characters and story. Underwater Voyages: Mermaids and Pirates Yo ho, yo ho, the sea is the life for me! Journey to the bottom of the sea as we encounter mermaids, pirates, and sea creatures, and explore the magical and mysterious world under water. New adventures will be created, as students develop characters and work as an ensemble to act out their stories.

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