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
1:00PM Dance Technique for Musical Theater II

Starcatchers Dungeons and Dragons II

2:00PM Starcatchers Comedy Crash Course Musical Theatre Singing
4:00PM Art of Smash Art of Smash Marvel Movie Appreciation.

Adaptive Performance Dance Workshop

The Complete Guide to Fantasy Football
5:00PM Acting—Disney Style Explore Shakespeare

Exploring Theatre Through the Eyes of a Mermaid

Self Tape Tips

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.

The Complete Guide to Fantasy Football

taught by Christian R. Black
All Ages
Fridays 4:00 PM
$40 for 4-week session

Love the NFL? Join me as I take you through a step by step guide on how to manage your fantasy football team, understand stats, players, matchups, and teams, and win big! Fun for all ages, and all lovers of football. Let’s make you a great manager!

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

Self Tape Tips

taught by Morgan Haney
Grades 6-12
Fridays 5:00 PM
$60 for 4-week session

Since actors will probably be auditioning on film for a little while, learn how to make your self tapes the best they can be! We’ll cover the technical (where to film, how to get good lighting, how to edit), and we’ll talk about how to make self tapes that show off what you do best as an actor!

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
Thursdays 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
Tuesdays 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!

Marvel Movie Appreciation

taught by Christian R. Black
Ages 10 and up
Mondays 5:00 PM
$9.99/session

Love the wonderful world of Marvel? Let’s take a dive into Phase III of the MCU and watch, discuss, and debate every Marvel movie from “IronMan” to “Avengers: Endgame.” Talk about your favorite superheroes, their journey, and their powers with fellow Marvel lovers, near and far!

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!