We have classes for ages 3 to adult.
Classes are project based, incorporating multiple facets of the theatre arts, and some include performances at the end of each session.  
There are no cookie cutter theatre classes here - each project is specifically designed for our program and its theatre artists.
Class sizes are limited, so we may ensure a safe, nurturing creative space for theatre artists.


Vocal Technique + Core Muscle Workout
4 week program for Teens
Mondays 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm / Mar. 4, Mar. 11, Mar. 18, Mar. 25
Instructor: Courtney Corey
Studio Fee: $80

In this session, students will bring in current songs they are working on, and Courtney Corey will help each performer “find their forte!” Utilize core muscles, spinal alignment, and breath control to find strength in your voices, without strain. Learn how to maximize new techniques in your inhale and exhale for a more dynamic and healthy sound. Gain more attention as a vocalist in auditions, learn how to sustain the integrity of your voice when managing a busy rehearsal and performance schedule, and discover new capabilities in your sound.

EXPLORE: Fantastic vocal advice from Broadway pros: Cynthia Erivo, Christopher Jackson, Laura Benanti, and Jonathan Groff.

Monologue Development + Audition Prep
4 week program for Adults
Mondays 6:50 pm - 8:00 pm  / Mar. 4, Mar. 11, Mar. 18, Mar. 25
Instructor: Courtney Corey
Studio Fee: $100

In this session, students will develop current monologue material - deconstructing each monologue to understand how the “solo” piece works as a two-person+ scene. We will explore Viola Spolin techniques in order to create more authentic, meaningful, and present storytelling. Then, we will reconstruct the monologues back into their solo form. If you do not have a current monologue - let us know! We can help you find one.

EXPLORE: Great advice from casting director Bernie Telsey of telsey + company.

Problem Solving + Creativity
1 morning session for Adults
Wednesday, March 13 from 10:00-12:30
Instructor: Courtney Corey
Studio Fee: $60

Ready to embrace a new year with new goals, but not sure where to start? Perhaps you are looking for inspiration to spark an idea, or get out of the social media rut, or maybe you are longing to open yourself up to more artistic expression. Flex your problem solving muscles and bring some “Outside The Box” thinking into your life in TAS+SD’s Creativity Crash Course. Students will be presented with group creativity challenges at the and problem solving tasks, centered around design and aesthetics. TAS+SD Director Courtney Corey will explain how theatre presents many opportunities to think quickly on your feet, identify problems, evaluate a range of solutions, and “McGuyver” new ideas.

EXPLORE: Radio host Julie Burstein talks with creative people for a living -- and shares four lessons about how to create in the face of challenge, self-doubt and loss.

Musical Theatre Solo + Duet Performance
6 week program for ages 11-16
Wednesdays 5:15 pm - 6:25 pm / Feb. 27, Mar. 6, Mar. 13, Mar. 20, (no class Mar. 27 - SPRING BREAK), Apr. 3, Apr. 10
In-Studio Showcase will take place on Wednesday, April 10 at 6:30 pm
Instructor: Courtney Corey
Studio Fee: $180

The Broadway hit, “Into The Woods” holds a special place in the heart of many San Diegans. It premiered at The Old Globe Theatre in 1986, and went on to become one of the most popular musicals on The Great White Way and on the Big Screen! In this class, theatre artists will be given solo and duet numbers from this beloved musical written by the legendary composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim, which they will develop over the course of the session for an In-Studio Showcase.

EXPLORE: The fantastical, magical, and mysterious movie trailer for INTO THE WOODS.

Musical Theatre Performance + Cabaret Skills
6 week program for ages 13-17
Wednesdays 6:30 pm - 7:40 pm / Feb. 27, Mar. 6, Mar. 13, Mar. 20, (no class Mar. 27 - SPRING BREAK), Apr. 3, Apr. 10
Cabaret will take place on Saturday, April 13 at 7:00 pm
Instructor: Courtney Corey
Studio Fee: $180

Have you ever wanted to sing a song for an audience that is completely different than any role you might be cast in? Exploring material that is “against type” is not only fun, but it gives the performer a new perspective on character and helps free up your performance. This class will prepare students to develop musical material for the MISCAST CABARET on April 13. Start thinking of the dream songs and let’s get to work!

EXPLORE: Broadway’s heart throb Jeremy Jordan loves to sing MISCAST songs. Watch his version of “Let It Go.”

Monologues from Theatre + Film + Television
3 week program for ages 11-17
Saturdays 9:30 am - 10:40 am / Mar. 2, Mar. 6, Mar. 16
In-Studio Showcase will take place on Saturday, Mar. 16 at 12pm

Instructor: Kati Dulaney
Studio Fee: $100

Theatre artists will choose a comic monologue from the theatre, television, or film genres, which they will develop over the three week mini-session. Monologues are a necessity for any actor looking to pursue auditioning. The goal of this class is for theatre artists to gain tools to approach monologues without fear. They will learn memorization techniques and will gain an understanding on how to create authentic performances in their pieces.

EXPLORE: What makes a great audition monologue?

3 week program for ages 10-13
Saturdays 10:45 am - 11:55 pm / Mar. 2, Mar. 9, Mar. 16
Instructor: Kati Dulaney
Studio Fee: $90

Want to get more serious about studying voice? Semi-private lessons are a GREAT way to start! Join this small sized class to gain a better understanding of your instrument. Learn healthy technique, gain more musicality in your sound, and refine your ear. Kati will help you find material that fits your range and style, and will help you build your repertoire. And at $30 per lesson, you can’t beat the price!


Music + Movement
4 week program for ages 3-4
Tuesdays 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm / Mar. 5, Mar. 12, Mar. 19, Mar. 26
Instructor: Courtney Corey
Studio Fee: $80

Introduce your little ones to the wonder of theatre in this fun and enriching class. Children will explore classic musical theatre tunes such as “Do Re Mi,” “Whistle A Happy Tune” and more through singing and movement. In this process, we will embrace a variety of learning styles: aural, physical, verbal, visual, and logical. This class will put a smile on their faces and joy in their hearts. A great mid-day treat for parents to help their little ones get the wiggles out!

EXPLORE: Ever wondered how birds learn to sing? Check out this TED Ed video! Your little songbirds at home may enjoy the fun animation, too!

Broadway Song + Dance
4 week program for ages 5-6
Tuesdays 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm / Mar. 5, Mar. 12, Mar. 19, Mar. 26
Instructor: Courtney Corey
Studio Fee: $80

Kids will have a blast as they learn songs such as “It’s A Hard Knock Life,” “I Don’t Need Anything But You” and “Tomorrow” from the beloved musical Annie. Focus will be on coordination, rhythm, and full body movement as they sing, dance, jump, kick, turn, and leap. They will learn skills to be able to positively work in a group setting, as they are introduced to theatre in a nurturing and supportive environment. A wonderful way for little ones to embrace the learning process with joy and passion.

EXPLORE: Watch Annie’s “I Don’t Need Anything But You” on Broadway!

Songs + Monologues
6 week program for ages 7-10
Tuesdays 5:15-6:25 / Mar. 5, Mar. 12, Mar. 19, (no class Mar. 26 - SPRING BREAK), Apr. 2, Apr. 9, Apr. 16
In-Studio Showcase will take place on Tuesday, April 16 at 6:30 pm
Instructor: Courtney Corey
Studio Fee: $180

Charles M. Schulz created the Peanuts characters in 1950 that our kids still know today. This beloved comic strip was made into a musical for the stage by Clark Gesner in the 1980s and has since seen revivals on Broadway and throughout the country. Young theatre artists will each be cast as one of the famous Peanuts characters, as they explore songs and monologues from “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown.” Their work will culminate in a fun showcase at the end of the session.

EXPLORE: Watch Tony Award winning actress Kristin Chenoweth as “Sally” in the 1999 Broadway revival!