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FALL 2024 Registration IS OPEN!

Classes Start the Week of September 16

PLAY & PERFORM

GRADES PREK-2

Explorer's Club

4-5 years old
Thursdays, 9:45-10:30am
Semester-long
$300

This class gives young artists the opportunity for imaginative play and guided creative thinking! Join the Explorer’s Club as we open the Theatre in a Trunk each week to explore the art of storytelling.

CREATIVE ADVENTURES

Grades K-2
Wednesdays, 4:30-5:25pm
Thursdays, 10:30-11:25am
Semester-long
$300

This class lets young performers blast off on an adventure! Your child will explore the art of performance through storytelling on the historic Casa Mañana Mainstage.

YOUNG THESPIANS

GRADES 3-6

Acting 1

Grades 3-5
Tuesdays, 5:00-5:55pm
Semester-long
$300

Dive into the world of acting! In this class, students work on physical storytelling, theatre terminology, and character development as they explore risk-taking and the power of bold choices. The fall semester focuses on individual acting, including monologues, character development, physical stage presence, and more.

Acting 2

Grades 4-6
Mondays, 5:30-6:25pm
Semester-long
$300

Strengthen your skills by studying acting fundamentals, improvisation, physicality, and more!

PLEASE NOTE: You may only take this class if you have done one of the following: Taken Acting 1 for one year at CMSMT, taken a year-long acting class elsewhere, or performed in 3 or more productions.

Broadway dance

Grades 3-6
Mondays, 4:30-5:25pm
Semester-long
$300

Dance to the rhythm of the music in this dynamic course! Learn physicality, basic dance vocabulary and get an introduction to multiple musical theatre dance styles.

GRADES 3-4

Wednesdays, 4:30-5:55pm
Semester-long
$450

Learn to sing, dance, and act all at once in this musical theatre class. Show off your skills with a performance on the Casa Mañana Mainstage at our end-of-semester Showcase! This fall, explore the best of Broadway through dedicated study of songs from iconic musicals.

GRADES 5-6

Tuesdays, 4:30-5:55pm
Semester-long
$450

Learn to sing, dance, and act all at once in this musical theatre class. Show off your skills with a performance on the Casa Mañana Mainstage at our end-of-semester Showcase! This fall, explore the best of Broadway through dedicated study of songs from iconic musicals.

ACTING FOR HOMESCHOOLERS

GRADES 3+

GRADES 3-5

Thursdays, 11:30am-12:25pm
Semester-long
$300

Dive into the world of acting! In this class, students work on physical storytelling, theatre terminology, and character development as they explore risk-taking and the power of bold choices. The fall semester focuses on individual acting, including monologues, character development, physical stage presence, and more.

GRADES 6+

Thursdays, 12:30-1:25pm
Semester-long
$300

Dive into the world of acting! In this class, students work on physical storytelling, theatre terminology, and character development as they explore risk-taking and the power of bold choices. The fall semester focuses on individual acting, including monologues, character development, physical stage presence, and more.

ASPIRING ACTORS

GRADES 6+

ACTING 1

Grades 6+
Mondays, 6:30-7:25pm
Semester-long
$300

Dive into the world of acting! In Acting 1, students work on physical storytelling, theatre terminology, and character development as they explore risk-taking and the power of bold choices. The fall semester focuses on individual acting, including monologues, character development, physical stage presence, and more.

ACTING 2

Grades 7+
Tuesdays, 6-6:55pm
Semester-long
$300

Strengthen your skills by studying acting fundamentals, improvisation, physicality, and more! 

PLEASE NOTE: You may only take this class if you have done one of the following: Taken Acting 1 for one year at CMSMT, taken a year-long acting class elsewhere, or performed in 3 or more productions.

ACTING 3

Instructor Approval
Mondays, 4:30-5:25pm
Semester-long
$300

In this class, experienced students will explore more complex scenes or topics, different types of text, diverse styles, and more.

This class is by instructor approval only. If you would like to register, please contact our Education Office for more information.

GRADES 7+

Wednesdays, 6-7:25pm
Semester-long
$450

Learn to sing, dance, and act all at once in this musical theatre class. Show off your skills with a performance on the Casa Mañana Mainstage at our end-of-semester Showcase! This fall, explore the best of Broadway through dedicated study of songs from iconic musicals.

APPRENTICE PROGRAM

AUDITIONS ARE AUGUST 3

Casa Mañana’s Apprentice Program offers rigorous, professional musical theatre training to the most dedicated young performers in the DFW area. Led by seasoned experts, the program equips students with the skills needed to be successful in the industry. Courses in the Apprentice Program are by audition only

APPRENTICE COMPANY

Audition Only
Grades 8-12

Mondays, 5:30-8:30pm
Year-long
$1200

The Apprentice Company Spotlight Class is a year-long, process-based course that focuses on both technique and performance. Our professional teaching artists will instruct students through workshops focused on acting, dance, and voice technique. Throughout the semester students will also have the chance to learn from guest instructors — industry professionals who are actively working in the field. At the end of each semester, students demonstrate their skills on the Mainstage at our Spotlight Showcase.

Enrollment in the Apprentice Company Spotlight Class also includes the opportunity to attend Masterclasses taught by visiting performers.

Apprentice Company students receive special consideration for Casa Mañana Mainstage productions. Please Note: Enrollment in the class does not guarantee casting in the annual Apprentice Program Production. 

Auditions for the Apprentice Company Spotlight Class 2024-25 school year will be held on August 3, 2024. For more information, click the sign up link below.

Advanced Dance

Audition Only
Grades 9+
Thursdays, 4:30-6pm
Semester-long
$400

In this class students will learn complex work across the floor in various styles, plus warm-up, technique, and body awareness. This professional-level class is truly advanced and is open to high school students and young adults.

Acting Performance

Audition Only
Grades 7-12
Thursdays, 6-7:30pm
Year-long
$900

We’re putting on a play! In this class, students in grades 7 and up will utilize their acting skills to put on a One-Act play at the end of each semester. Students will learn how to work with their peers, create their character, and much more. 

Audition Prep

Instructor Approval
Tuesdays, 5:30-6:25pm
September 10, October 29, and December 3
$150

Looking to brush up on your audition skills? In this class, students will learn valuable tools for perfecting their auditions, including: how to choose appropriate material, how to speak with an accompanist, and how to stand out, and more. This class meets three times per semester.

ALL-ABILITIES

ALL AGES

Musical Theatre Production

Thursdays, 4:30-6pm
Year-long
$825

Our All-Abilities program is designed specifically for youth and adults with special needs, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and/or social/sensory differences. We are happy to partner with Junior League of Fort Worth this year, providing volunteer and financial support for this one-of-a-kind program! 

Watch the Fall '22 Spotlight Showcase!

FALL 2024 IMPORTANT DATES

September 9 at 5:30pm: Fall Open House
September 16: First week of classes
September 30: Hiatus Week
November 18: Hiatus Week
November 25: Hiatus Week (Thanksgiving Break)
December 9: Final week of classes
December 15: Spotlight, Apprentice & All Abilities ONLY – Dress Rehearsal
December 16: Spotlight, Apprentice & All Abilities ONLY Showcase

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