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Acting and Singing Lessons - Musica Theater in River Ridge, Harahan, Kenner, Metairie, New Orleans

Our very popular Musical Theatre classes combine the best of acting classes, singing lessons, and dance classes. We offer your child the opportunity to sing and dance to the best of Broadway!

We also offer a straight acting class for those who want to focus on learn and explore their skills as actors.

MUSICAL THEATRE : AGES 5 - 6 acting classes singing lessonsThese classes are perfect for students who want an introduction into the world of musical theatre. Students will learn age-appropriate music and choreography. Come for smiles, songs, dance, and a ton of fun! Students will learn different production numbers throughout the year.

MUSICAL THEATRE : AGES 7-8, 9-11, 12 & UP acting classes singing lessons In these weekly one hour classes, students will sing, dance and act the best of Broadway. Students will study how to build a character in a scene/production number from a Broadway show, work on vocals (reading skills required) with the voice instructor/musical director, then add in choreography. "Triple threats" in training will benefit from two instructors at the same time, putting acting, singing and dancing together for the ultimate musical theatre experience. acting classes singing lessons New selections every few weeks! What a great way to build your musical theatre repertoire and learn a variety of styles. Students will also learn about musical theatre icons and historical tidbits about the shows. Our musical directors and choreographers will take you on this fun & educational trip to Broadway.

ACTING: AGES 10-18 acting classes singing lessons Our "Straight Talkin, Straight Actin" class hopes to harness students’ ability to grow within ensembles and also as individual artists. Young actors gain self awareness and confidence and work toward mastering a set of skills that are valuable, fun and develop the imagination. Through varied approaches that include games, exploratory exercises, character work, and culminating in scene work and monologues, students develop their skills as actors and begin communicating through a common vocabulary. We strive to help students understand the basics of professional acting such as playing objectives and using actions to achieve that objective in a given scene and monologue, as well as combating obstacles and utilizing spontaneity of voice and movement to create more realistic portrayals of characters. acting classes singing lessons Whether you’re eyeing a professional career and want to eventually polish up an audition piece (monologue or song) by adding storytelling and depth or you want to have fun indulging in characters to build a rich and playful imagination, all are welcome. Students will learn elements that make up a troupe of responsible, professional actors as well as healthy and happy human beings.

Also, every summer, Encore holds our very popular Musical Theatre Summer Camps, with public performances at a local theatre.

Students may also want to expand their musical ability by taking our private piano lessons and singing lessons.