Classes

Our 2021/2022 classes are now open for enrollment! We are so excited to have expanded our recreational dance program so our performers can gain the training they need in a non-competitive environment. Please read below for more information on our new class schedule and pricing structure.

Class Schedule Information

MT Workshops & Specialty Classes: Our MT Workshops and Specialty Classes are billed at a flat rate and run on a 12-week schedule. Students will perform in a showcase at the end of the session. There are 3 sessions per year – Fall, Winter & Spring. Our Fall session begins August 30th and runs to November 20th. All MT Workshops will perform on Saturday, November 20th. Spotlight Originals will have a performance on the last day of class.

Recreational Dance Program & Theater Classes: Our recreational dance and theater classes run from August 30th through June and are billed monthly. Multi-class discounts are now available! Check out our new pricing structure below. Our ongoing classes will have several opportunities to perform throughout the year.

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Class Descriptions

Recreational Dance Classes

Dance skills are extremely important for today’s musical theater performer. That is why we are happy to offer a variety of classes to help our performers of all ages become more well-rounded and confident dancers. These classes will allow dancers of all skill levels to improve and perform their best at auditions or in dance-heavy shows. Our recreational dance program is led by Cristen Skoglund, an OCSA dance instructor who has been dancing competitively and professionally for most of her life. Read more about Cristen here!

PRE-DANCE BALLET/TAP COMBO (Ages 3-5) We love our little stars! This combo class is a perfect intro to dance for our preschool and/or kindergarten performers. They will be introduced to some of the fundamentals of ballet and tap with lots of fun mixed in. This class can be complemented by our Broadway Junior class for even more Musical Theater fun!

MINI COMBO CLASSES (Ages 5-9) Our Mini combo classes are a wonderful place to grow for students of all levels. We offer a 1 hour MT Dance/Jazz as well as a 1.5 hour Ballet/Tap combo so students can choose their specialty or work across all genres of dance.

JUNIOR & TEEN MUSICAL THEATER DANCE (Junior Ages 9-12; Teen Ages 12-15) This combo class blends tap, musical theater and jazz technique and has been carefully structured to help our preteen performers grow their skills and confidence. All levels are welcome.

INTERMEDIATE TEEN TAP (Ages 12-15) Take your tapping skills to the next level with our Intermediate Teen Tap class. The class is desgined for performers who have already advanced in MT Dance classes and are looking to expand their skills.

SENIOR CONDITIONING AND JAZZ TECHNIQUE (Ages 15+) Keep your body and dance skills in top shape with this fast-paced class designed for our more experienced teen dancers. You can choose to enroll in this class on an ongoing basis or just drop in whenever you can make it.

Theater Classes

COMEDY CREW! Laughter is the best medicine! Through improvisation games, sketch comedy scenes, and the fundamentals of audience interaction, this class will help performers to build confidence and teamwork, as we learn the simple rules of comedy.

BROADWAY JUNIOR (Ages 3-6) Broadway Jr is an introductory musical theater course for our youngest performers. This class introduces the basics of Musical Theater such as singing, dancing, acting, music theory, costume design, and more! Performers will create small performances to share with their families. This class is great for students who love to sing and dance in their home and want a taste of musical theater. 

SPOTLIGHT ORIGINALS Have you ever wanted to write a story and have it performed for a live audience? Now is your chance! Allowing our imaginations to run wild, we will learn the basics of script writing and investigate what it takes to bring the characters from the page to the stage. Every student will gain experience in brainstorming the different aspects of putting on a show from set design to costuming and everything in between. The final product will be a show written, designed, and produced by YOU!

MUSICAL THEATER WORKSHOPS One of our most popular classes! Our musical theater workshops are a weekly rehearsal-based class, that performs a small-scale showcase at the end of the 12-week season. With more focus on the craft of the theater, students will learn the fundamentals of what it takes to put together a show, including acting, singing, and dance numbers. Our workshops provide a safe and welcoming environment for our performers who need more experience before taking on a mainstage production or just want to hone their skills and have fun. Enrollment for our workshops is now very limited to allow students more focused time with the instructor as well as individual moments to shine during the show.