Performing Arts Academy - Classes for 4th & 5th Graders

All Classes take place at the Performing Arts Academy in Blackwood unless other wise noted as Glassboro. Glassboro classes will be held at the South Delsea Spots Complex, 152 S. Delsea Drive, Glassboro, NJ


                      Acting for the Camera                             Monday 7:15-8:15

                       Acting                                              Tuesday 6:45-7:45

                       Acting at Glassboro Park/Rec (4th-8th)          Wednesday 5:15-6:15

                       Acting at Glassboro Park/Rec (1st-5th)           Wednesday 6:15-7:15

                       Acting                                               Wednesday 6:00-7:00

                       Acting for the Camera                             Thursday 5:15-6:15

ACTING:  Age appropriate acting skills will be developed as students grow through the Performing Arts Academy  series of acting classes. Exploration of stage directions, character development, improvisation, scene study, creativity, storytelling, ensemble and solo work, puppetry, voice and articulation and more  will be embraced at the appropriate a levels of study.

ACTING FOR THE CAMERA:  Students will learn how to bring out the best of themselves at a commercial audition.  This includes tips, techniques, and personalized coaching on how to deliver a professional commercial audition.  This class is ideal for the student who wants to become comfortable in front of the camera and loves to perform. Each week students will be filmed, and the commercials will be watched in class for feedback from their peers and the instructor.



                                     Broadway Apprentice’s (3rd-5th)              Monday 6:00-7:00 

                        Broadway Apprentice’s (3rd-5th)              Wednesday 7:00-8:00

Broadway Apprentice’s – 3rd – 6th Your young performing apprentice will explore the next level of skills needed to become a confident musical theatre performer.  Skills will include but are not limited to: exploration of harmonies, solo vocal preparation, more complex dance combinations. and the introduction to a variety of dance and musical theatre styles.



5th – 12th Grade


Musical Theatre Company:  This is a performance based  class which culminates in a fully staged musical performance.  5th through 8th grade students must be enrolled in Broadway Apprentice’s, Broadway Pros, or currently taking MCA classes/lessons in 2 of the 3 disciplines (acting, dance, voice).  


                                                        THEATRE ON THE FLY
                                     for 4th – 12th graders
                                 Theatre on the Fly (4th-12th) Wednesday 5:00-6:00

Theatre on the Fly: 
Have you ever wanted to make up a show as you go along? Have you ever wondered what the professionals do when they forget their lines on stage? Have you ever wanted to create a show of your own, and perform it in front of an audience? Then the brand new Improvisational Ensemble class is for you! This class will involve learning how to act on the spot, how to work together as a team, and how to incorporate improvisation into theatre, all through fun games and exercises.