School Year Intensives | Grades 5–12

School Year Intensives foster the disciplines of Acting, Improvisation, Musical Theater, and Playwriting. Join us for any or all of these year-long sessions. Email academy@firststage.org for more details.

Advanced Acting
Grades 5-8 
Tuition: $475/year
Students will hone their skills in auditioning, voice,movement, moment to moment acting, and more!Guestartists, electives, and master classes are included in thisyear-long class.

Advanced Musical Theater
Grades 5-12 
Tuition: $475/year
This intensive will break down the elements of singing, dancing, and acting and then put them all back together, ensuring that students have a firm understanding of the techniques so that their performance can really shine through.

Organized Chaos (Advanced Improvisation) 
Grades 7-12 
Tuition: $475/year & $10 supply fee
Improvisation is an art form that requires community, commitment, and communication. This class will hone these performance skills and exercise creativity all year long.

Playwrights Ensemble
Grades 6-12 Tuition: $475/year
Throughout the year the students build an ensemble on their feet and on the page with the goal of writing and staging an original play. Ensemble members learn the value of full participation, discipline, and collaboration.