NTPA VIRTUAL Sessions Added for September!

Go VIRTUAL with the top performing arts instructors in Dallas! With 30 years of experience in performing arts education, North Texas Performing Arts is excited to bring you a full curriculum of fun and unique interactive classes that you can join online and in the safety of your home! Our classes are taught by extraordinary directors, actors and singers who have worked everywhere from Broadway to L.A.

While kids or parents are home looking for something to do, this is a great time to try a new skill or hone your triple threat! The beauty of virtual classes is that they are open to anyone in the world!

Come join us as we learn and create together!

How do I get the link to the virtual class?

Directors will email the ZOOM link to all enrolled students one day before the class. Directors will email the link again approximately 5 minutes before the class begins. Please register at least 15 minutes before the class begins to ensure you get the link to the virtual classroom.

Didn’t get the link? Other questions?

Email academy@ntpa.org.

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Please note these specialty virtual classes are deeply discounted, so all students can participate, and as such are not eligible for member discounts or other promotions unless specifically stated.

September Virtual Class Schedule

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:00AM Dance Technique for Musical Theater I
11:00AM Intro to Jazz Dance
12:00PM
1:00PM Dance Technique for Musical Theater II

Starcatchers Dungeons and Dragons II

2:00PM Starcatchers Comedy Crash Course Musical Theatre Singing
2:30PM Voice and Diction Voice and Diction
4:00PM Art of Smash Art of Smash

Adaptive Performance Dance Workshop

5:00PM Acting—Disney Style Explore Shakespeare

Exploring Theatre Through the Eyes of a Mermaid

Conservatory Classes

These classes are open to both Conservatory and non-Conservatory students. Conservatory students may count these classes towards a performing arts certifications. Classes will meet twice a week during the fall semester. Each class will build on the previous session for a growing knowledge on the subject. Families must pay for the full semester when registering.

Voice and Diction

taught by Morgan Southard
Grades 6-12
Mondays and Wednesdays 2:30-3:50 PM
$383 for fall semester

This course will guide students to understand the international phonetic alphabet to be used to identify proper pronunciation of foreign language words and accents.  Students will apply this alphabet to the study and performance of various accents throughout the course via monologues, scenes, and other performance techniques.

4-Week Series Classes

These classes will meet once a week for 4 weeks. Each class will build on the previous session for a growing knowledge on the subject. Families must pay for all 4 classes when registering.

Dance Technique for Musical Theater I

taught by J. Alexander Langley
Grades 3-8
Fridays 10:00 AM
$40 for 4-week session

Students will learn the basics of ballet and jazz dance technique to be applied to combinations from iconic dance musicals such as “Chicago” and “Wicked”. Prior dance experience not required.

Dance Technique for Musical Theater II

taught by J. Alexander Langley
Grades 3-8
Fridays 1:00 PM
$40 for 4-week session

Students will continue learning the basics of ballet and jazz dance technique to be applied to combinations from iconic dance musicals such as “A Chorus Line”. Prerequisite: Must have completed one of the following: a) Dance Technique for Musical Theater I (either semester or 4-week series), b) 8+ hours of private dance instruction, or c) at least one (1) semester of dance technique class.

Exploring Theatre Through the Eyes of a Mermaid

taught by Linda McAdams
Grades 1-5
Tuesdays 5:00 PM
$60 for 4-week session

Let’s explore musical theatre through the eyes of a Mermaid! We will play theatre games, learn a fun dance from “The Little Mermaid”, make a mermaid craft all while learning basic theatre skills!

Explore Shakespeare

taught by Morgan Haney
Grades 6-12
Tuesdays 5:00 PM
$40 for 4-week session

Shakespeare can seem so different from the way we speak now, but his characters faced the same obstacles as characters in modern plays. In this class, you’ll find out how the acting tools you already use can be applied to Shakespeare, and you’ll discover the rhythms of Shakespeare’s text!

Intro to Jazz Dance

taught by J. Alexander Langley
Grades 6-12
Fridays 11:00 AM
$40 for 4-week session

An introduction to jazz dance, this class gives a brief overview into the history of jazz dance and how it came to be so heavily featured in musical theater. No prior dance experience required

Starcatchers 4-Week Series Classes

These classes are designed for students and adults with special needs. Classes will meet once a week for 4 weeks. Each class will build on the previous session for a growing knowledge on the subject. Families must pay for all 4 classes when registering.

Adaptive Performance Dance Workshop

taught by Jasmine’s Beat
All Ages
Wednesdays 4:00 PM
$60 for 4-week session

This is a great way to keep physically active and fit while exploring a passion for dance for students of different abilities! We incorporate stretching, grounding, self-esteem boosting social skills, adaptive choreography, and weekly challenges. This is led by a Recreation Therapist with previous experience with the Starcatchers.

Starcatchers Comedy Crash Course

taught by Riley Gray
All Ages
Mondays 2:00 PM
$60 for 4-week session

Calling all Starcatcher comedians! Join Miss Riley for four weeks of wacky and wild fun! We will spend four classes playing improv games, improving our ability to think on our feet, and practicing our comedic timing through sketch comedy skits. This class is offered virtually but there are limited spots so sign up now to hone your comedy craft with fellow Starcatchers!

Starcatchers Dungeons and Dragons II

taught by Riley Gray
All Ages
Fridays 1:00 PM
$60 for 4-week session

Now searching for fearless heroes and brave explorers! Starcatchers Dungeons and Dragons returns for another four weeks of role-playing adventure! Join the Starcatchers as we create mighty warriors, traverse wild terrain, and engage in collaborative storytelling all from the comforts of home! Miss Riley is your Dungeon Master, your guide through a strange new world where working as a team is the only way to solve puzzles, complete quests, and find incredible treasure! This class is offered over Zoom but spots are limited so be sure to sign up now to make sure you have a place in our adventuring party!

A La Carte Classes

These classes are available a la carte. Families can sign up for as many sessions as they like, but must add each session individually to their cart when registering. Students in the class may differ from week to week, and students can jump in at any time during the month. Students are not required to take all sessions in any class.

Acting—Disney Style

taught by Morgan Haney
Grades 1-5
Mondays 5:00 PM
$9.99/session

This class will focus on building great acting and auditioning techniques—all through Disney characters! Practice singing and scenes, auditioning and movement, all based around your favorite Disney movies.

Art of Smash

taught by Christian R. Black
All Ages
Mondays and Wednesdays 4:00 PM
$9.99/session

Are you a gamer? Do you consider yourself a Smash expert? Take this course to improve your game, find your main character, dive into combos and powerups, and become a Smash Master!

Musical Theatre Singing

taught by Kaitlyn Wright
All Ages
Fridays 2:00 PM
$9.99/session

Student will learn about the basics of vocal health, how to prepare and choose a strong audition cut, and receive critique from two NTPA directors!

Register Today!