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


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 contact the Academy 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.

If your student was accepted into an Advanced Class or Performance Experience, please enter that code in the "Promo Code" box below

⮞If you have a credit on your account from cancelled 2020 programming, please contact academy@firststage.org to have that applied to your order. 

For Summer Academy, please choose the grade your student will be entering in the 21-22 School Year. 
If your desired class is full, we strongly encourage adding your student to the waitlist. There is the possibility of adding additional classes if enough students are added to any particular waitlist. 

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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

  • THE LION KING - Show Workshop: Wednesdays, 4:00pm

    • Wednesday, Apr-14-2021
    • Milwaukee Youth Arts Center
    • $175
    • Grade: 05, Grade: 04, Grade: 03
  • MATILDA - Advanced Show Workshop: Wednesdays, 4:15pm

    • Wednesday, Apr-14-2021
    • Milwaukee Youth Arts Center
    • $95
    • Grade: 08, Grade: 07, Grade: 06
  • MOANA - Spring Performance Experience

    • Wednesday, Apr-14-2021
    • Milwaukee Youth Arts Center
    • $350
    • Grade: 12, Grade: 11, Grade: 10, Grade: 09, Grade: 08, Grade: 07, Grade: 06, Grade: 05, Grade: 04, Grade: 03

    This Class requires an audition

  • Story Drama - LITTLE BLUE TRUCK: 4/17, 9:30am

    • Saturday, Apr-17-2021
    • Milwaukee Youth Arts Center
    • $15 (or all 4 Story Dramas for $55)
    • Grade: 01, K5, K4, K3
  • Story Drama - Spring Package (All 4 Sessions)

    • Saturday, Apr-17-2021
    • Milwaukee Youth Arts Center
    • $55
    • Grade: 01, K5, K4, K3
  • PIRATES AND MERMAIDS Playmakers: Saturdays, 10:00am

    • Saturday, Apr-17-2021
    • Milwaukee Youth Arts Center
    • $160
    • Grade: 03, Grade: 02, Grade: 01

    CLASS FULL

  • THE LION KING - Show Workshop: Saturdays, 10:30am

    • Saturday, Apr-17-2021
    • Milwaukee Youth Arts Center
    • $175
    • Grade: 05, Grade: 04, Grade: 03

    CLASS FULL

  • MATILDA - Advanced Show Workshop: Saturdays, 10:45am

    • Saturday, Apr-17-2021
    • Milwaukee Youth Arts Center
    • $95
    • Grade: 08, Grade: 07, Grade: 06
  • PIRATES AND MERMAIDS Playmakers: Saturdays, 11:00am

    • Saturday, Apr-17-2021
    • Milwaukee Youth Arts Center
    • $160
    • Grade: 03, Grade: 02, Grade: 01

    CLASS FULL

  • High School Master Class Package

    • Wednesday, Apr-21-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $45
    • Grade: 12, Grade: 11, Grade: 10, Grade: 09
  • COMEDY IMPROV with Robby McGhee: High School Master Class

    • Wednesday, Apr-21-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $25 (or $45 for both High School Master Classes)
    • Grade: 12, Grade: 11, Grade: 10, Grade: 09
  • Story Drama - WHEELS ON THE BUS: 4/24, 9:30am

    • Saturday, Apr-24-2021
    • Milwaukee Youth Arts Center
    • $15 (or all 4 Story Dramas for $55)
    • Grade: 01, K5, K4, K3
  • "Mastering the Virtual Audition with Adam LaSalle": Middle School Master Class

    • Wednesday, Apr-28-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $25
    • Grade: 08, Grade: 07, Grade: 06
  • Story Drama - BULLDOZER HELPS OUT: 5/1, 9:30am

    • Saturday, May-01-2021
    • Milwaukee Youth Arts Center
    • $15 (or all 4 Story Dramas for $55)
    • Grade: 01, K5, K4, K3
  • "Monologue Confidence Building" with Josh Pohja: High School Master Class

    • Wednesday, May-05-2021
    • Virtual Class
    • $25 (or $45 for both High School Master Classes)
    • Grade: 12, Grade: 11, Grade: 10, Grade: 09
  • Story Drama -THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD: 5/8, 9:30am

    • Saturday, May-08-2021
    • Milwaukee Youth Arts Center
    • $15 (or all 4 Story Dramas for $55)
    • Grade: 01, K5, K4, K3