First Stage Theater Academy - Course Catalog

First Stage Theater Academy is the nation's leading theater training program for young people!

We are pleased to announce our Academy offerings for the 2020-21 School Year. We have in-person and virtual classes available, with all in-person classes taking place at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center. We are firmly committed to maintaining the health and safety of all students and staff, implementing standards introduced by the CDC. Details on our safety procedures can be found here

Check back on March 1st for Summer 2021 programming!

 


Click on a class below to register on-line. You will be required to set up an account and fill out a student information form.

If you would like to register manually, please call the Academy at 414-267-2970 or at academy@firststage.org. A form will be mailed or emailed to you and must be completed and returned before a student's spot can be held in the class.

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Semester

Grade

For School Year classes, please select your child's current grade level. For Summer classes, please select the grade your child will be entering in the fall.

Location:

Prerequisites

  • Auditioning for the Singer with Jeff Schaetzke: Middle School Master Class

    • Wednesday, Jan-27-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $25 (or $85 for all 4 Middle School Master Classes)
    • Grade: 08, Grade: 07, Grade: 06

    CLASS FULL

  • Story Drama - ANANSI AND THE MOSS COVERED ROCK: 1/30, 9:30am

    • Saturday, Jan-30-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $15 (or all 8 Story Dramas for $100)
    • Grade: 01, K5, K4, K3
  • "What Do I Do With My Hands?" A Physical Approach to Storytelling on Stage with Caitlyn Nettesheim: High School Master Class

    • Wednesday, Feb-03-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $25 (or $85 for all 4 High School Master Classes)
    • Grade: 12, Grade: 11, Grade: 10, Grade: 09
  • Story Drama - WHEELS ON THE TUK TUK: 2/6, 9:30am

    • Saturday, Feb-06-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $15 (or all 8 Story Dramas for $100)
    • Grade: 01, K5, K4, K3
  • Story Drama - Learning Letters (with the Betty Brinn Children's Museum): 2/9, 9:30am

    • Tuesday, Feb-09-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $15
    • Grade: 01, K5, K4, K3
  • Story Drama with the Betty Brinn Children's Museum (all three sessions)

    • Tuesday, Feb-09-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $40 for all three Betty Brinn Sessions
    • Grade: 01, K5, K4, K3
  • THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. Performance Experience

    • Tuesday, Feb-09-2021
    • Milwaukee Youth Arts Center
    • $350
    • Grade: 05, Grade: 04, Grade: 03

    This Class requires an audition

  • Sing Along with Brandi Reed: Middle School Master Class

    • Wednesday, Feb-10-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $25 (or $85 for all 4 Middle School Master Classes)
    • Grade: 08, Grade: 07, Grade: 06
  • Story Drama - THE MITTEN: 2/13, 9:30am

    • Saturday, Feb-13-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $15 (or all 8 Story Dramas for $100)
    • Grade: 01, K5, K4, K3
  • Story Drama - Opposites (with the Betty Brinn Children's Museum): 2/16, 9:30am

    • Tuesday, Feb-16-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $15
    • Grade: 01, K5, K4, K3
  • Comedy Writing and Satire with Joel Boyd: High School Master Class

    • Wednesday, Feb-17-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $25 (or $85 for all 4 High School Master Classes)
    • Grade: 12, Grade: 11, Grade: 10, Grade: 09
  • Story Drama - GOLDY LUCK AND THE THREE PANDAS: 2/20, 9:30am

    • Saturday, Feb-20-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $15 (or all 8 Story Dramas for $100)
    • Grade: 01, K5, K4, K3
  • Story Drama - I Want More! (with the Betty Brinn Children's Museum): 2/23, 9:30am

    • Tuesday, Feb-23-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $15
    • Grade: 01, K5, K4, K3
  • Deciphering the Score with Elizabeth Bivens-Logan: Middle School Master Class

    • Wednesday, Feb-24-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $25 (or $85 for all 4 Middle School Master Classes)
    • Grade: 08, Grade: 07, Grade: 06
  • Story Drama - POSSUM MAGIC: 2/27, 9:30am

    • Saturday, Feb-27-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $15 (or all 8 Story Dramas for $100)
    • Grade: 01, K5, K4, K3
  • Puppetry with Nikki Kulas: High School Master Class

    • Wednesday, Mar-03-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $25 (or $85 for all 4 High School Master Classes)
    • Grade: 12, Grade: 11, Grade: 10, Grade: 09
  • Story Drama - THE STORY OF FERDINAND: 3/6, 9:30am

    • Saturday, Mar-06-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $15 (or all 8 Story Dramas for $100)
    • Grade: 01, K5, K4, K3