Musical Theater & Acting Program

Our Musical Theater & Acting program for Grades 2-9 offers exciting opportunities for young performers to explore their interests and abilities as singers, actors, and dancers. No previous experience is required! Rehearsals are high-energy and fun. ALL classes culminate in a performance at the end of the term.

NEW! TWO SEPARATE AGE GROUPS

Grades 2-4

Two 8-week classes to choose from:
Musical Theater Class or Acting Class….or take BOTH

Grades 5-9

Choose from 2 Performing Troupes:
SNJ Musical Theater Company, SNJ Acting Company, or join BOTH!
(Two 12-week semesters per academic year)

Call the studio or click the drop downs below for complete information

Take the stage and sing and dance your way into the world of musical theater! Our Kids Musical Theater Class will use popular songs from musical theater combined with singing and movement activities designed to develop skills and help each student sing and perform with confidence and joy – all while working as a team toward the final staged showcase performance on November 30th.

FALL CLASS (8 Weeks)
October 5 – November 30, 2017
Thursdays, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Showcase Performance: 6:30 PM November 30
Instructor: TBA
Tuition: $99
Combined Kids Musical Theater and Kids Acting classes just $180!

Kids Acting Class will explore the basics of acting through fun, fast-paced theater games, improvisation and scene work. Students will learn about character development, ensemble-making and more, as they work toward the staged showcase performance on November 30th.

FALL CLASS (8 Weeks)
October 5 – November 30, 2017
Thursdays, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Showcase Performance: 6:30 PM November 30
Instructor: Joel Johnston

Tuition: $99
Combined Kids Acting and Kids Musical Theater classes just $180!

SNJ Musical Theater Company rehearsals will focus on more advanced singing technique and what it means to really polish and perform a musical number on stage. During the fall semester, the SNJ Musical Theater Company will learn a Broadway-style musical review, including solos, group numbers, staging, costuming, and choreography. The fall semester will culminate in a final showcase on November 30. The SNJ Musical Theater Company will also be featured performers at the SNJ Studio Winter Concert on December 3.

FALL SEMESTER (12 Weeks)
September 7 – November 30, 2017
Thursdays, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Showcase Performance: 6:30 PM November 30
Featured Performance: 7:00 PM December 3

Instructor: Joel Johnston

Cost: $150
Join BOTH the SNJ Musical Theater Company and the SNJ Acting Company for just $275!

What makes a good actor great? The SNJ Acting Company rehearsals will focus on honing the skills and techniques in the actor’s tool bag by mixing and building upon all core elements of theater – improvisation, character development, ensemble-making, intention, discipline, vocalization, movement, and creativity. The semester will culminate in a staged, costumed performance on November 30th.

FALL SEMESTER (12 Weeks)
September 7 – November 30, 2017
Thursdays, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Showcase Performance: 6:30 PM November 30
Instructor: Kim Clark Kaczmarek

Cost: $150
Join BOTH the SNJ Acting Company and the SNJ Musical Theater Company for just $275!

All students grades 2-9 regardless of previous experience or ability are welcome in our Kids Musical Theater & Acting classes and our SNJ Musical Theater and Acting Companies. Whatever a student’s performance goals are – a career in the industry, a part in a school play or music group, or increased confidence and personal enjoyment – our program will help build the skills necessary to succeed.

Many of our students have appeared in productions at The Rose, Omaha Community Playhouse, Opera Omaha as well as community theater productions at the Sumptur Amphitheater, Elkhorn and Broadway Dreams Camps.

Our Musical Theater & Acting instructors are professional performers and educators, each with a mission to help students develop their unique talents, gain confidence and learn the joy of performing.

Audition Prep

Upcoming audition? Our team of seasoned music educators, performing artists, and choreographers is standing by to make sure you are confident and prepared. School Musicals, College Entrance Auditions, Community and Professional Theater – We have you covered with private coaching and workshops.