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.
Check back for our Fall 2019 Class Schedule!
Through building self-awareness and the use of imagination students will learn to be committed and true in their acting experience. Students will invest in monologue selection, preparation and presentation.
16 weeks – $330
Intro to Acting
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. 12 weeks – $240
Film and Commercial
Students will explore film from behind the camera and in front of the camera. They will prepare and perform in a short commercial. 16 weeks – $330
Intro to Musical Theatre Dance
Students will learn the basic fundamentals of Musical Theatre Dance. They will explore the dance etiquette, semantics of the art of dance and what to expect in a dance class. The will learn appropriate technique and skills to carry them further in the art of dance. They will learn different combinations from musical theatre dance productions. 12 weeks – $240
This class will provide insight to the fundamentals of improvisation such as the basic tools, rules and philosophy. Interactive opportunities will include games, drills and simple scenes. 12 weeks – $240
Intro to Characterization
Creating a character is the fundamental job of the actor. The actor must embody the physical and vocal qualities that bring the character to life. In addition, the historical time period in which the character’s life is set will influence characterization choices. Seasoned actors can use characterization games to hone their skills, while beginners and students begin to develop characterization skills through simple exercises. 12 weeks – $240
Students will focus on learning proper dance technique such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality and become familiar with patterns and rhythms. Students will be exposed to various styles of jazz such as Broadway, Street and Contemporary.
16 weeks – $330
This is a 12 week, faster paced tap class to cover the below skills and have you performance ready! Rhythm, style and sound are developed through learning the art of tap. Developing proper tap technique and producing clear sounds, will lay the ground work for an exceptional tap experience. Exercise to develop coordination and speed will enhance the ability to tap. 12 weeks – $240
Rhythm, style and sound are developed through learning the art of tap. Developing proper tap technique and producing clear sounds, will lay the groundwork for an exceptional tap experience. Exercise to develop coordination and speed will enhance the ability to tap.
16 weeks – $330