Young People's Classes

Stage West's Fall and Spring Classes are some of the most affordable in the area! For questions call (817) 554-3613.




Improv meets Chekhov

Ages 8 - 16 | Sep 10 – Dec 10 (no classes Thanksgiving Week) | “Show & Tell”: Dec 10 
Taught by Beth Bando Bontley and Rob Bosquez
Improv skills enhance spontaneity and playfulness through creating skits and characters. The Michael Chekhov Technique provides a foundation in acting technique that grows with us as we further develop our skills. It is an extraordinary technique to apply to rehearsing and creating character.

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Thursdays and Saturdays

Thu 5:00-6:00 & Sat 10:00-12:00*

Musical Theater

Ages 7-16 | Sep 13 – Dec 13 (no classes Thanksgiving Week) | Performances: Nov 29 and Nov 30, 7:00 | Additional Rehearsals on Tues, Nov 27 and Wed, Nov 28
Taught by Mary Gilbreath Grim

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Stage West Theatre, we are creating an “Old & New, Musical Review.” Songs and dances from shows playing on Broadway for each of our decade celebrations will be featured. In addition to expanding singing and dancing skills, kids will learn different styles and genres, some musical theater history and a bit of history in general!

*Thursdays cover musical theatre and Saturdays focus on choreography and music.

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Saturday, Sep 22 & 29, 2:00–6:00

2 Day Improv Intensive

Ages 8 - 16 | Performance: Sep 29, 6:30 – 7:30
Taught by Allison Connor

In this 2-Saturday workshop students will learn through theater games, exercises and “scene work” in a fun and supportive environment. We will develop skills in listening, teamwork, creativity, and spontaneity. The 2 days of improv training will culminate in a “Night at the Stage West Improv” show for family and friends.

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Announcing our new service to support young actors:

Audition Coaching for High School Seniors

We are offering private coaching services to high school students who will be auditioning for acceptance into college acting or musical theater programs. Please call or education [at] (subject: Audition%20Coaching) (email) us for arrangements.

Tuition Schedule

Improv meets Chekhov:  $60 per month, $240 for the semester

Musical Theater: $100 per month, $400 for the semester

Improv 2 Day Intensive: $100

Discounts & Specials

Please choose the discount that works best for your situation. Offers may not be combined.

Season ticket holder special: 
5% off tuition for Season Ticket holders (and their immediate family)
Early Bird Perk: Register by August 18, get an extra guest pass. 

For any class, register by Aug 18 and get 2 tickets to see any Thursday night regular season show through December 2018 (pending ticket availability.) Reservations required.

Sibling DISCOUNT: 
Each additional family member or sibling gets 10% off the full-priced first member. 

Pay in-full for the semester:
Take 5% off tuition.

To Register


Email: education [at]


Phone:  817-554-3613