Theater in Education

Dynamic Theater in Education programs that promote active learning in our schools and community

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Schools and Educators

First Stage serves as Wisconsin's leader in arts-in-education programming. We pride ourselves on offering high-quality lessons that enrich literacy skills and enhance learning across the entire curriculum.

For the 2020/21 School Year, classrooms may gain access exclusive, on-demand content with our new School Membership Program. Receive all-access to Early Literacy, Arts-Integrated, and Introduction to Acting workshops with this new virtually interactive package.

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Our dynamic Theater in Education programs promote active learning in our schools and community, facilitating over 1,500 workshops in the 2019/20 School Year. We work with children of all ages in classrooms and through community organizations each year, bringing arts to life in classrooms and supporting Common Core Curriculum. Our Education team has decades of experience with drama-based lessons in Literacy, Arts-Integration, Theatre, and much more. 

Some of our school and community partners include:

  • Kluge Elementary
  • Sherman Multicultural Arts School
  • Pewaukee Lake Elementary
  • St. Thomas More High School
  • Holy Family 
  • Milwaukee Public Library
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters
  • Boys and Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee