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FALL 2023

Classes start the week of September 11


Grades 3-4: Tuesday, 4:30-5:55pm
                            Wednesday, 4:30-5:55pm
Grades 5-6: Tuesday, 6-7:25pm
Grades 7+: Wednesday, 6-7:25pm

This semester, perform Stephen Schwartz’s hits from Wicked, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and more! Students will prepare musical theatre numbers from the iconic composer and show off what they’ve learned in a Main Stage showcase at the end of the semester.

• Acting Classes •

Acting 1

Grades 3-6: Monday, 5:30-6:25pm
Grades 7+: Tuesday, 6-6:55pm

Learn what it means to be an actor in a fun and supportive environment! Students will work on character development in various styles of theatre as they explore risk-taking and the power of bold choices. This is a great class for students who are curious about what it means to be an actor.

Acting 2

Tuesday, 5-5:55pm

This class is for students with some experience and familiarity with the basics of acting. Level 2 delves deeper into fundamentals, improvisation, physicality, and more.

PLEASE NOTE: You may only take this class if you have done one of the following: Taken Acting 1 at Casa Studios, Taken an acting class elsewhere, or performed in 3 or more productions

Acting 3

Monday, 4:30-5:25pm

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

This class is by instructor approval only. If you would like to register, please contact our Education Office at education@casamanana.org or call 817-321-5040 for more information.

• Dance •

Musical theatre DANCE

Monday, 4:30-5:25pm

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


By Instructor Approval Only
Saturday, 10-11:30am

Former Rockette, Broadway dancer and TCU faculty member Merrill West teaches complex work across the floor in various styles (Bob Fosse, Michael Bennett, etc.), plus warm-up, technique, and body awareness. This professional-level class is truly advanced and is open to college students and adults wanting to build and maintain their skills.

This class is by instructor approval only. If you would like to register, please contact our Education Office at education@casamanana.org or call 817-321-5040 for more information.

• Creative Studios •


Tuesday, 4:30-5:25pm

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 1-2
Monday, 4:30-5:25pm
Wednesday, 4:30-5:25pm

This class lets young performers blast off on an adventure! Your child will explore the art of performance through a story of their own making on the historic Casa Mañana Main Stage.

Apprentice CLASS

By Audition Only
Grades 6-12
 Mondays from 5:30-8:30 pm
$1,200 per year

The Apprentice Class is a year-long, process-based course that focuses on developing students’ technique in dance, acting and voice. Professional Teaching Artists instruct students in industry best practices, including auditioning, selecting material and college preparation. Enrollment in the class also includes the opportunity to attend Master Classes taught by top Broadway performers. Students receive special consideration for Casa Mañana Main Stage productions. Enrollment in the Class does not guarantee casting in the annual Apprentice Program Production.

Auditions for the 2023-24 year are August 12, 2023 at 10am. Please prepare a 32-bar cut of a song to demonstrate your vocal ability and a monologue (less than 1 minute). A pianist will be provided; bring sheet music with your audition cut marked. A dance call will be held during the audition, so bring dance shoes and wear clothes you are comfortable moving in.

Audition sign-ups for the 2023-24 class closed August 1. Those who signed up will receive an email with more detailed information after August 1.


Musical Theatre Production

Thursday, 4:30-5:55pm

We’re celebrating 30 years of All-Abilities classes! 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!


September 10: Open House, 5:30 – 6:30pm
September 11-16
: First week of classes
September 25-30: Hiatus week (no class)
November 13-18: Hiatus week (no class)
November 20-25: Thanksgiving Break (no class)
December 4-9: Last week of classes
December 11: Fall Showcase 

Check out our new space!

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