The Academy is our training program for students age 10-18, and includes specialty classes in acting, stage combat, tech theatre, dance and more! Our Academy students benefit from the knowledge and guidance of experienced professionals who have performed and taught in some of the most well-known theatres and film stages around the United States. Our Academy classes continue to focus on developing life skills that can guide students through their journey to college, professional work, and adult life.

Students who are committed to pursuing the performing arts can apply for the Academy Conservatory, a rigorous and comprehensive educational and experiential learning model in which students can earn a two-year or four-year certification in a variety of performing arts disciplines.

Important Information

  • Classes are 10 weeks long
  • All classes meet from 4:30-5:30 PM
  • Tuition: $200/class
  • Classes will not meet during Spring Break (March 9-13) or Presidents Day (Feb. 17)
  • Classes begin the week of January 27

Please Note: Classes maybe canceled up to 5 days prior to the first start date based on low enrollment. Please sign up prior to 5 days before the class starts to ensure the class is not removed from the schedule.

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Intro to Acting (Ages 8-18)
Thursdays 4:30-5:30 PM – Jan. 30-Apr. 9
Director: Charlotte Forcht

Intro to Acting (Ages 8-12)
Mondays 4:30-5:30 PM – Jan. 27-Apr. 13
Director: Cibby Bowden

Intro to Acting (Ages 8-18)
Tuesday 4:30-5:30 PM – Jan. 28-Apr. 7
Director: Charlotte Forcht

Intro to Acting (Ages 8-18)
Tuesday 4:30-5:30 PM – Jan. 28-Apr. 7
Director: Christian Black

Intro to Acting (Ages 8-18)

Students will develop the key skills and vocabulary of acting and performance. Students will learn basic acting techniques and exercises that prepare them to audition for and perform in any production.

Plano – Willow Bend Center of the Arts

Thursdays 4:30-5:30 PM – Jan. 30-Apr. 9
Director: Charlotte Forcht

Fairview Youth Theatre

Mondays 4:30-5:30 PM – Jan. 27-Apr. 13 (Ages 8-12)
Director: Denver Danyla

NTPA – Frisco

Tuesday 4:30-5:30 PM – Jan. 28-Apr. 7
Director: Charlotte Forcht

NTPA – Dallas

Tuesday 4:30-5:30 PM – Jan. 28-Apr. 7
Director: Christian Black

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