Students participating in the Company Class production of SPRING AWAKENING

Company Class

Sign Up for your Company Class Audition

Company Classes will work with a professional director for four weeks to broaden performance skills, deepen knowledge of theater, and produce a show. Classes are held 8:15AM - 4:20PM at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, with public performances on the Friday and Saturday at the end of the session. Company Class is for students entering grades 9-12 in Fall 2024, and is by audition only. Note: Students must have previously participated in any Theater Academy class (Summer or School Year) to audition for Company Class.

Company Class Student Expectations:

  • Serve as a role model of teamwork and positive energy for all other students.
  • Support and encourage each other to do your best.
  • Take on the additional challenge of both class work and rehearsal.
  • Carry the Company Class legacy of leadership, energy, discipline, focus, and joy.

Sign Up for an Audition:

  • All auditions are held at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center on:
    • Wednesday, February 28 from 4:30-6:30 PM in Rehearsal Hall B (located in the lower level)
    • Saturday, March 2 from 2PM-4PM in Rehearsal Hall A (located in the lower level)
    • Wednesday, March 6 from 4:30-6:30PM in Copland Hall (main level)
    • Saturday, March 9 from 10AM-12PM in Copland Hall (main level)
    • Saturday, March 16 from 2PM-4PM in Copland Hall (main level)
  • Sign up for your Audition date and time on our SignUp Genius Page
  • Please let us know if you would like us to hold a spot in a different class, should you not be accepted.
  • If accepted, the Early Bird Tuition rate for Company Classes is valid through April 20

Audition Requirements:

  • A memorized monologue of 1-2 minutes in length, classical or contemporary, based on which class is your first choice.
  • If you want to be considered for a musical, you will also need to prepare 32 bars of a musical theater song, which you will sing a cappella, unless it is noted than an accompanist will be provided on the audition sign-up page.

For more information, please contact the Theater Academy at


Musical Theater Company Class

June 17 - July 12*

Musical Theater Company Class will perform THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD.

Public performances are on July 12, 13 and/or 14.

*No class on June 19, in honor of Juneteenth Day, or on July 4.

Contemporary Company Class

July 22 - August 16

Contemporary Company Class will perform SHE KILLS MONSTERS.

Public performances are on August 15, 16 and/or 17. 

Classical Company Class

July 22 - August 16

Classical Company Class will perform THE COMEDY OF ERRORS.

Public performances are on August 15, 16 and/or 17

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