We’ve made some BIG changes to our Theatre Academy… and now they’re open to YOU!

ENROLL TODAY through our Academy Coordinator, Ashlea Harrington!
ashlea@premierarts.org


INDIVIDUAL LESSONS

Enhance your skills in a one-on-one environment with a knowledgable, friendly, and professional instructor! Lessons are held for 30-minutes weekly in a private studio equipped with a Yamaha piano provided by Piano Market Plus!

$24 per week

Session One: Sept. 10th – Dec. 14th |   Session Two: Jan. 7th – May 17th

Register now for a slot in Session One!
Session Two enrollment to begin in November
(Students in Session One will be granted priority enrollment to retain their time slot in Session Two.)

VOICE

Anna Buck
(Also available for Beginner Ukulele) 
Tuesdays – 5:005:30
Wednesdays – 5:30

Ashlea Harrington
Tuesdays – 3:30
Thursdays – 3:30

Michael Rand
Mondays – 8:008:30

Stephanie Rappatta
Mondays – 5:30
Tuesdays – 7:007:308:00

PIANO

Brenda Johnson
Mondays – 4:004:305:00, 5:30, 6:006:307:308:00

ACTING

Tanner Smale
Tuesdays – 3:003:30
Wednesdays – 3:00
Thursdays – 3:30

VIOLIN & VIOLA

Meredith Eller
Wednesdays – 4:305:005:30

DANCE CLASSES

Session One: Sept. 10th – Dec. 14th |  Session Two: Jan. 7th – May 17th

Register now for a slot in Session One!
Session Two enrollment to begin in November

“Tip, Tap, Toe!”

Beginning Musical Theatre Dance
Tuesdays 5:00-6:00pm60 Minute class
Enrollment based on experience/ability
Dancing in the theatre requires a grasp of multiple styles of dance and this class is where students can start their foundation! Students can expect to learn the fundamentals of ballet, tap, and jazz that are necessary to excel in the world of musical theatre! By the end of the session, young dancers will be ready to proudly take a bow!
Instructor: Jane Santerre
$20 per class

“Step It Up!”

Intermediate Musical Theatre Dance
Wednesdays 5:00-6:00pm60 minute class
Enrollment based on experience/ability
Designed for those ready to build upon previous knowledge, this class will give students the chance to kick their abilities up a notch! Participants should already possess basic knowledge of ballet, tap, and jazz techniques and terminology. Increase strength, flexibility, and endurance as you build greater understanding and confidence as a dancer.
Instructor: Lathanial Berkel
$20 per class

“Leaps & Bounds”

Advanced Musical Theatre Dance
Thursdays 5:00-6:00pm 60 minute class
Enrollment based on experience/ability 
For dance students wanting to truly challenge themselves, this fast-paced class is the path to greater heights in the world of musical theatre. Intensely focused on zeroing into each students’ specific stumbling blocks, the experienced dancer will gain invaluable knowledge that can clear the way to achieve success in future endeavors through college, auditions, and beyond.
Instructor: Jessica DuBois
$20 per class


GROUP CLASSES

We’ve changed the way we’re offering classes! By scheduling classes in 7 week installments, you have the freedom to explore more opportunity!

FIRST 7-WEEK SESSION
Sept. 10th – Oct. 26th


“Welcome to the Theatre!”

Explorative Theatre Experience
Tuesdays 4:00-5:00pm | 60 minute class
Ages 10+
A 360º look at all aspects of the theatre! Students will be given a introduction to each component of life in theatre. From song and dance, to costuming and sets, this class will give the student a glimpse of just what it takes to bring a story to life onstage.
Multiple Instructors
$20 per class

“Break a Leg!”

Acting Fundamentals
Wednesdays 4:00-5:00pm | 60 minute class
Ages 6-12
Designed for those new to acting on stage, this class will lay the foundation for future theatrical endeavors! Students will learn how to use their voice and bodies to express themselves and communicate in a fun and active group setting.
Instructor: Tanner Smale
$20 per class

“Tots & Tutus”

Thursdays 9:30-10:30am | 60 minute class
Ages 2-5
Combining ballet basics with imagination and fun, this class is perfect for your little sugarplum! Over the course of this class, students will take their first steps into dance while exploring rhythm and movement. Giggles guaranteed!
Instructor: Jane Santerre
$20 per class

“Make it Count!”

Creating Choreography
Thurdays 4:00-5:00pm |60 minute class
Ages 12-18
The telling of a story through movement and dance is the task of every choreographer. Are you up to the challenge? Utilizing multiple styles of dance as the tools, students will learn how to create their own choreography with their fellow peers in a clear and meaningful way to really make it count!
Instructor: Lathanial Berkel
$20 per class

“Broadway Dancing Magic!”

Fridays 4:00-5:00pm | 60 minute class
Ages 5-10
Experience the dance styles of your favorite Broadway hits! Each week, students will explore a new Broadway show and learn the essence of its choreography. From shows like Disney’s Frozen to Singin’ in the Rain, these young dancers will get a taste of a wide variety of all the magic Broadway has to offer!
Instructor: Jessica DuBois
$20 per class

SECOND 7-WEEK SESSION
OCT. 29th – DEC.14th


“Uke & Me!”

Beginner Ukulele Class
Mondays 4:00-4:30pm | 30 minute class
Ages 7+
The ukulele is the perfect first instrument for players of any age. Those in the group class will learn basic chords and strumming patterns. Students will soon progress to playing and singing a variety of familiar songs.
Bring your own Uke or borrow an instrument if you prefer.
Instructor: Andrew Kreider
$20 per class

“Uke & Do It!”

Intermediate Ukulele
Mondays 4:30-5:00pm | 30 minute class
Ages 7+
For players who have already learned their first chords. This group class focuses on playing songs and enjoying making music as a group. Each new song teaches players additional chords and strumming patterns, in order to build up a repertoire of ukulele skills.
Instructor: Andrew Kreider
$20 per class

#TechLife

Backstage and Behind the Scenes
Tuesdays 4:00-5:00pm | 60 minute class
Ages 13-18
It takes a lot to bring a production to life and now you have the chance to learn about all the technical aspects of the stage! Students will learn skills in building, lighting, sound design, and special effects! Gain new appreciation and practical learning through this day in the #techlife!
Instructor: Zak Harrington
$20 per class

“And, Scene!”

Fundamentals of Improv
Wednesdays 4:00-5:00pm | 60 minute class
Ages 12-18
The ability to think quickly and improvise is vitally important in every career path and especially in the theatre! Students will be taught the basic rules to succeed in improv through games, scene work, and cooperating with others. A quick wit and readiness to be silly is encouraged in this fundamental class.
Instructor: Tanner Smale
$20 per class

“Welcome to the Theatre!”

Explorative Theatre Experience!
Thursdays 4:00-5:00pm | 60 minute class
Ages 10+
A 360º look at all aspects of the theatre! Students will be given a introduction to each component of life in theatre. From song and dance, to costuming and sets, this class will give the student a glimpse of just what it takes to bring a story to life onstage.
Multiple Instructors
$20 per class

“Broadway Here I Come”

Fridays 4:00-5:00pm | 60 minute class
Ages 11-18
Experience the dance styles of your favorite Broadway hits! Each week, students will explore a new Broadway show and learn the essence of its choreography. From shows like Hamilton to Newsies to Mean Girls, these Broadway hopefuls will get a taste of their dream coming true!
Instructor: Jessica DuBois
$20 per class

 

Saturday 9:30-10:30am60 minute classes
Ages 18+
Whether you’re stepping out for the first time or a veteran to the stage, it’s never too late to spark a flame of passion for the theatre! Continuing education in your craft is one of the most beneficial decisions you can make for yourself and we believe it’s time you took the next step toward growth. Each session will bring new opportunity to build confidence in your performing abilities in a fun and judgement free environment!

ADULT TAP CLASS

4 Classes from Sept. 10th-Oct. 26th
Instructor: Jessica DuBois
$20 per class

ADULT ACTING CLASS

Every Saturday – October 29th – December 14th
Instructor: Tanner Smale
$20 per class

ENROLL TODAY through our Academy Coordinator, Ashlea Harrington!