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  • LIVE ONLINE CLASSES Session 2 (10-14 years old)

    Thank you for a successful first session of Live Online Classes!

    We are adding Making a Movie, Music Theatre History, Songwriting, and On-Camera Acting to our current Acting/Improv, Voice, and Dance classes from May 11th – June 6th. Jason Currie will be teaching voice, Taylor Sherry will be teaching musical theatre dance, Ken Jones will be teaching songwriting, Gabriel Oliva will be teaching on-camera acting, Michael Sherry will be teaching Making a Movie (filming/editing on the iPhone/iMovie), and Patrick Hallahan will be teaching acting/improv and music theatre history

    Classes will be capped at 12 students, giving your children focused and individualized attention, much like our private programs. You will be sent a private, secure Zoom link with a password prior to the first class. 

    Here is how it works:

    Each class will meet 4 times over the next 4 weeks. Sign up for multiple classes with the following discount codes:

    The first class you sign up for is $75 ($18.75/class)

    Sign up for two classes for $128 ($16/class). Use this Discount Code at checkout: TwoClassDiscount

    Sign up for three classes for $180 ($15/class – savings of $52) Use this Discount Code at checkout: ThreeClassDiscount

    Four classes for $240 (savings of $60) Use this Discount Code at checkout: FourClassDiscount

    Five classes for $300 (savings of $75) Use this Discount Code at checkout: FiveClassDiscount

    Six classes for $360 (savings of $90) Use this Discount Code at checkout: SixClassDiscount

    Seven classes for $420 (savings of $105) Use this Discount Code at checkout: SevenClassDiscount

    If you sign up for more than 3 classes, please contact julie@upstageschools.com for additional discount code 

    This is a unique opportunity for Upstage kids all across our Upstage community – whether you are in South Pasadena, West LA, Oak Park or really anywhere in the US to work with experienced teachers from different areas! Feel free to pass this along to cousins or friends anywhere – the beauty of online classes!

    (Find Classes for 5-9 year olds here!)

  • LIVE ONLINE CLASSES Session 2 (5-9 years old)

    Thank you for a successful first session of Live Online Classes!

    We are adding Making a Movie, Songwriting, and On-Camera Acting to our current Acting/Improv, Voice, and Dance classes from May 11th – June 6th. Patrick Hallahan will be teaching acting/improv, Jason Currie will be teaching voice, Taylor Sherry will be teaching musical theatre dance, Ken Jones will be teaching songwriting, Gabriel Oliva will be teaching on-camera acting, and Michael Sherry will be teaching Making a Movie (filming/editing on the iPhone/iMovie).

    Classes will be capped at 12 students, giving your children focused and individualized attention, much like our private programs. You will be sent a private, secure Zoom link with a password prior to the first class. 

    Here is how it works:

    Each class will meet 4 times over the next 4 weeks. Sign up for multiple classes with the following discount codes:

    The first class you sign up for is $75 ($18.75/class)

    Sign up for two classes for $128 ($16/class). Use this Discount Code at checkout: TwoClassDiscount

    Sign up for three classes for $180 ($15/class – savings of $52) Use this Discount Code at checkout: ThreeClassDiscount

    Four classes for $240 (savings of $60) Use this Discount Code at checkout: FourClassDiscount

    Five classes for $300 (savings of $75) Use this Discount Code at checkout: FiveClassDiscount

    Six classes for $360 (savings of $90) Use this Discount Code at checkout: SixClassDiscount

    If you have any questions please contact julie@upstageschools.com

    This is a unique opportunity for Upstage kids all across our Upstage community – whether you are in South Pasadena, West LA, Oak Park or really anywhere in the US to work with experienced teachers from different areas! Feel free to pass this along to cousins or friends anywhere – the beauty of online classes!

    (Find Classes for 10-14 year olds here!)

  • UPSTAGE SUMMER CAMP! Live Online (10-14 years old)

    Welcome to our Live Online Summer Camp!

    Ages 10-14 | Monday – Friday | 9:30 am to 2 pm

    Spend this summer with your favorite Upstage teachers live online! We are offering 4 different two-week sessions running from June 15th through August 7th where we will continue to sing, dance, and act together like any other summer (with our online twist.)

    We want the kids to stay connected with their friends and make new friends while learning theatre skills and working on a musical together. We will schedule a variety of activities that will exercise their minds, bodies and vocal chords. Camp will culminate in a digital performance that the students will work on throughout the camp session. They will always be able to look back on this time and cherish something they created together. Scroll to the bottom of this page to read a sample camp day!

    • Session 1: June 15th – June 26th “Wicked”
    • Session 2: June 29th – July 10th “Hamilton”
    • Session 3: July 13th – July 24th “Willy Wonka”
    • Session 4: July 27th – August 7th “Broadway Villains”
    • Session 4B: July 27th – August 7th “Making a Musical with Jason”

    How do I Register for Summer Camp?

    1. Choose the number of camps you would like to enroll in (if it is only 1, you will not need to check anything in this section)
    2. Check off which sessions you will joining
    3. Fill out your student details, and we will see you SOON!

    (If you have a credit, please contact Julie before registering through our site)

  • UPSTAGE SUMMER CAMP! Live Online (5-9 years old)

    Welcome to our Live Online Summer Camp!

    Ages 5-9 | Monday – Friday | 9 am to 12 pm

    Spend this summer with your favorite Upstage teachers live online! We are offering 8 different one-week sessions running from June 15th through August 7th where we will continue to sing, dance, and act together like any other summer (with our online twist.)

    We want the kids to stay connected with their friends and make new friends while learning theatre skills and working on a musical together. We will schedule a variety of activities that will exercise their minds, bodies and vocal chords. Camp will culminate in a digital performance that the students will work on throughout the camp session. They will always be able to look back on this time and cherish something they created together. Scroll to the bottom of this page to read a sample camp day!

    • Session 1: June 15th – June 19th “High School Musical”
    • Session 2: June 22nd – June 26th “Moana”
    • Session 3: June 29th – July 3rd “Wizard of Oz”
    • Session 4: July 6th – July 10th “Disney Villains”
    • Session 5: July 13th – July 17th “Lion King”
    • Session 6: July 20th – July 24th “Frozen”
    • Session 7: July 27th – July 31st “Beauty & the Beast”
    • Session 8: August 3rd – August 7th “Descendants”

    How do I Register for Summer Camp?

    1. Choose the number of camps you would like to enroll in (if it is only 1, you will not need to check anything in this section)
    2. Check off which sessions you will joining
    3. Fill out your student details, and we will see you SOON!

    (If you have a credit, please contact Julie before registering through our site)

  • Frozen (Ages 5–9) (NEW Session) (PAYMENTS)

    With our waitlist growing rapidly for Frozen, we wanted to be sure to include as many people as possible on this opportunity! We have decided to open a second Frozen session. In this program, developed for our younger participants (aged 5 to 9 years), students will work on the musical Frozen KIDS! 

    Price includes:

    • A script
    • Musical tracks to practice with at home
    • An Upstage T-shirt
    • A pre-performance cast dinner on the final Friday
    • Costumes and props that the kids will use in performances
    • A professionally recorded video link of the performance that will be sent to you after the program

    (Tickets are sold separately through a link provided by Upstage in the weeks prior to performances)

    Dates & Times: (2 weeks) Monday, June 29th to Saturday, July 11th Mondays – Fridays:  9:00am – 3:00pm.
    You can enroll your child by completing and submitting the form below.

  • Frozen (Ages 5–9) – This program is now full. Please contact us to be put on the waitlist

    In this program, developed for our younger participants (aged 5 to 9 years), students will work on the musical Frozen KIDS! 

    Price includes:

    • A script
    • Musical tracks to practice with at home
    • An Upstage T-shirt
    • A pre-performance cast dinner on the final Friday
    • Costumes and props that the kids will use in performances
    • A professionally recorded video link of the performance that will be sent to you after the program

    (Tickets are sold separately through a link provided by Upstage in the weeks prior to performances)

    Dates & Times: (2 weeks) Monday, June 15th – Saturday, June 27th. Mondays – Fridays:  9:00am – 3:00pm.
    You can enroll your child by completing and submitting the form below.

    A monthly payment plan is also available. Payment plans are billed every month for three months from the time of order and includes a processing fee. If you’re interested, please click here.

  • Sound of Music Jr. (Ages 6-14) This program is now full. Please contact us to be put on the waitlist

    In this program, developed for a broad range of participants (aged 6 to 14 years), students will work on the musical The Sound of Music!

    Price includes:

    • A script
    • Musical tracks to practice with at home
    • An Upstage T-shirt
    • A pre-performance cast dinner on the final Friday
    • Costumes and props that the kids will use in performances
    • A professionally recorded video link of the performance that will be sent to you after the program

    (Tickets are sold separately through a link provided by Upstage in the weeks prior to performances)

    Dates & Times: Monday, July 20th – Saturday, August 8th. Mondays – Fridays:  9:00am – 3:30pm.

    You can enroll your child by completing and submitting the form below.

    Please note, payment plans are available and billed every month for three months from the time of order, processing fee applies. If you’d prefer a payment plan click here.

  • Gabe’s Sunday Afternoon Acting/Improv Class

    We are very excited to begin our new improvisation program on the Westside. This acting technique class, designed for students ages 9 yrs to 14, will be taught by Gabriel Oliva. Gabriel has a Bachelors Degree in Acting from USC and trained for 5 years at the renowned Groundlings school of comedy. The class would focus on acting fundamentals through improv. This will be a 20 hour class over 10 weeks, with an informal presentation for parents.

    Dates: Sunday, February 16th 2020 – Sunday, May 3rd 2020

    Times: Sundays 3:00-5:00 pm

    Location: Upstage family home studio in the Westwood area Address upon registration

  • Annie Kids (Ages 5-9)

    Based on the popular comic strip, Annie KIDS features everyone’s favorite little redhead in her very first adventure. This program is designed to teach kids theatre skills while working on the three elements of musical theatre: singing, dancing, and acting. The program will culminate in a fully realized show complete with professionally designed costumes, lights, and sets.

    Dates: Tuesday’s from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm starting January 28th at The Pico

    Performances: Saturday, May 16th at 11am, with a 9:30am Call Time Sunday, May 17th 1pm Performance, with a 12pm Call Time.

    Payment Options: You can also choose to pay in three monthly installments of $310

  • Wizard of Oz Brentwood Year Round (Ages 5-11)

    This classic tale, in which a Kansas farm girl travels over the rainbow to discover the magical power of home, has been entertaining audiences for generations in The Wizard of Oz! This year round program is designed to teach kids theatre skills, while working on the three elements of musical theatre: singing, dance, and acting. The program will culminate in multiple fully realized performances.

    Dates: Thursday’s 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Starting January 30th through Sunday, May 17th, 2020

    Performances: Saturday, May 16th, 2020 12:30pm call time for a 2:00pm Performance
    Sunday, May 17th, 2020 9:00am call time for a 10:00am Performance

    Payment Options: You can also choose to pay in three monthly installments of $310

  • The Wizard of Oz (Ages 9-14)

    This classic tale, in which a Kansas farm girl travels over the rainbow to discover the magical power of home, has been entertaining audiences for generations in The Wizard of Oz! This year round program is designed to teach kids theatre skills, while working on the three elements of musical theatre: singing, dance, and acting. The program will culminate in multiple fully realized performances.

    Dates: Thursday’s from 4:15 pm – 6:15 pm starting October 3rd 2019 through Saturday, March 14th, 2020

    Performances: Friday, March 13th, 6:30 pm (4:00pm Call Time)
    Saturday, March 14th 2 pm (12:30pm Call Time)

    Payment Options: You can also choose to pay in three monthly installments of $320

  • Annie Jr. (Grades 3-5) Westwood Charter (SOLD OUT!)

    This program is now sold out. Contact Julie@upstageschools.com to be put on our waitlist!

    All students in 3rd through 5th grade who attend Westwood Charter Elementary School are welcome to join our after-school theatre program beginning Wednesday, September 11th or Friday, September 13th, featuring a production of the musical Annie Jr. This program is designed to teach kids theatre skills while working on the three elements of musical theatre: singing, dancing, and acting. The program will culminate in a fully realized show complete with professionally designed costumes, lights, and sets.

    Dates: Wednesdays from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm starting September 11th, 2019 through Saturday, March 28th 2020 OR Fridays from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm starting September 13th, 2019 through Saturday, March 28th, 2020

    Wednesday Cast Performances – Friday, March 27th 5pm Call Time 6:30pm Show, and Saturday, March 28th 3 pm Call 4pm Show. Cast members will also participate in school shows on Thursday, March 26th between 8 am and 12 pm (your child will be asked to arrive at school by 7:15 am)

    Friday Cast Performances – Thursday, March 26th 5pm Call Time 6:30pm Show and Saturday, March 28th 12 pm Call 1pm Show. Cast members will also participate in school shows on Friday, March 27th between 8 am and 12 pm (your child will be asked to arrive at school by 7:15 am)

     

    Payment Options: You can also choose to pay in two monthly installments of $280

  • Jason’s Westside Musical Revue 2020 (9-15 year olds)

    Musical Revue is a class focused on vocal technique to build strength, stamina and confidence through performing popular musical theatre pieces! The class will end in a showcase where the students will perform either the solo or duet they learned in this program. Taught by Upstage director, and Julliard graduate, Jason Currie.

    Dates/Times: 9-15 y.o. class every Thursday, March 19th – May 14th 2020 from 4:00-6:00pm (Scroll to further information for detailed times/dates)

    Class Size: Small and individualized