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Casa Mañana

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3101 West Lancaster Avenue
Fort Worth , TX , 76107 32° 44' 45.5568" N, 97° 21' 45.1584" W
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Casa Manana
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Tarrant County's largest performing arts organization, Casa Mañana strives to create, nurture, and advance live professional theatre unparalleled in artistic excellence for the enrichment and education of our diverse community and its future generations of artists and patrons. Casa Mañana School for Musical Theatre offers students the students the highest level of performing arts education. Led by industry professionals, Casa Manana's School for Musical Theatre is the premier training program for theatre arts in North Texas. Programs include: Acting, Dance, and Musical Theatre Classes for ages 4-18. In addition we offer, Musical Theatre Classes for students of all ages with special needs and abilities, Specialized Master Classes and Workshop Series and the Apprentice Program.

Fall Classes have now opened! 

Classes begin the week of September 16

We offer a variety of classes at Casa Mañana:

 Spotlight Classes 

Learn to sing, dance, and act all at once in this musical theatre class. Show off your skills with a performance on the Casa Mañana Mainstage at our end-of-semester Showcase! This fall, explore the best of Broadway through dedicated study of songs from iconic musicals.

Acting 1

Grades 3-5: Tuesday, 5-5:55pm or Thursdays, 11:30-12:25pm 
Grades 6+: Monday, 6:30-7:25pm or Thursdays, 12:30-1:25pm 

The Spring Semester is designed for Ensemble Acting: Improv, Scene Work and Collaboration. Learn what it means to be an actor in a fun and supportive environment! Students will work on physical storytelling, creating stage pictures, and character development as they explore risk-taking and the power of bold choices.

Acting 2

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

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 for one year at CMSMT, taken a year-long acting class elsewhere, or performed in 3 or more productions.

 
Acting 3, Mondays, 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.

Acting Performance, Audition Only, Thursdays, 6-7:30pm
7th +, year long class
 
We’re putting on a play! In this class, students in grades 7 and up will utilize their acting skills to put on a One-Act play at the end of each semester. Students will learn how to work with their peers, create their character, and much more. 
 
Apprentice Company Spotlight, Mondays, 5:30-8:30pm 

The Apprentice Company Spotlight Class is a year-long, process-based course that focuses on both technique and performance. Our professional teaching artists will instruct students through workshops focused on acting, dance, and voice technique. Throughout the semester students will also have the chance to learn from guest instructors — industry professionals who are actively working in the field. At the end of each semester, students demonstrate their skills on the Mainstage at our Spotlight Showcase.

Enrollment in the Apprentice Company Spotlight Class also includes the opportunity to attend Masterclasses taught by visiting performers.

Apprentice Company students receive special consideration for Casa Mañana Mainstage productions. Please Note: Enrollment in the class does not guarantee casting in the annual Apprentice Program Production. 

Auditions for the Apprentice Company Spotlight Class 2024-25 school year will be held on August 3, 2024. For more information, click the sign up link below.

Audition Prep Class, Tuesdays, 5:30-6:25pm

Instructor Approval
September 10, October 29, and December 3

Looking to brush up on your audition skills? In this class, students will learn valuable tools for perfecting their auditions, including: how to choose appropriate material, how to speak with an accompanist, and how to stand out, and more. This class meets three times per semester.

 
Musical Theatre Dance, Monday's 4:30-5:25

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

Advanced Dance, Thursdays, 4:30-6:00pm

In this class students will learn complex work across the floor in various styles, plus warm-up, technique, and body awareness. This professional-level class is truly advanced and is open to high school students and young adults.

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

Explorers Club, Thursday Mornings from 9:45-10:30am

Pre-K
Thursdays, 9:45-10:30am

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 K-2
Wednesday, 4:30-5:25pm

Thursday, 10:30-11:25am

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.

Classes include: Acting, Dance, and Musical Theatre Classes for ages 4-18. In addition we offer, Musical Theatre Classes for students of all ages with special needs and abilities, Specialized Master Classes and Workshop Series and the Apprentice Pr

Organization:

Casa Mañana

Location:

3101 West Lancaster Avenue
Fort Worth, TX, 76107
United States

Pippin

Dates: 
08/02/2024
08/03/2024
08/04/2024
Time: 
varies

Organization:

Casa Mañana

Location:

3101 West Lancaster Avenue
Fort Worth, TX, 76107
United States

Phone:

817-321-5040

Camp Jr: Frozen Adventures

Dates: 
08/05/2024
08/06/2024
08/07/2024
Time: 
9:00AM-12:30PM

Organization:

Casa Mañana

Location:

3101 West Lancaster Avenue
Fort Worth, TX, 76107
United States

Phone:

817-321-5040

Million Dollar Quartet

Dates: 
09/07/2024
09/08/2024
09/10/2024
Time: 
varies

Organization:

Casa Mañana

Location:

3101 West Lancaster Avenue
Fort Worth, TX, 76107
United States

Phone:

817-332-2272, ext. 3

Live at The Apollo

Dates: 
09/17/2024
09/18/2024
09/19/2024
Time: 
times vary

Organization:

Casa Mañana

Location:

3101 West Lancaster Avenue
Fort Worth, TX, 76107
United States

Phone:

817-332-2272, ext. 3

R & H’s Cinderella

Dates: 
10/11/2024
10/12/2024
10/13/2024
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