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TADA! Musical Theater Classes

Click here to register for Winter Classes! - Detailed schedule and class descriptions below

All TADA! classes meet weekly and are team-taught by two seasoned theater artists, experienced and trained in arts education. Fall and Winter classes culminate with a Sharing in the last session and Sharings will be recorded and made available to all registered families via email as a free v-link. In keeping with our philosophy, each class is based on ensemble-building techniques that facilitate an equitable and active learning environment for a range of ages and abilities. TADA! works to build self-confidence and challenges each child to be the very best they can be!

If you would like to learn more about TADA! and our programming we invite you join us for our next Open House on Saturday April 25, 2015 from 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM. Come and join us for a sample class and Q&A with two of our Teaching Artists and TADA!'s Education Staff. RSVPs are recommended.

RSVP for our April 25th Open House here!

Open House Schedule
Ages 3-5   10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Ages 6-8   10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Ages 9-14 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM 


Register Here For Winter!

Winter Semester Classes at TADA!: January 24 - April 21, 2015; No classes: Feb. 14, Feb. 16, Feb. 17, Apr. 4, Apr. 6, Apr. 7

Winter Semester Classes at TADA! in TriBeCa: January 31 - May 16, 2015; No classes: Feb. 7, Feb. 18, Mar. 7, Apr. 4, Apr. 8, May 2

Ages            Times                                 Class                                                       Cost
2-3              10:00 AM - 10:50 AM       T.O.T.S. (Caregiver Participation Class)      $275*
3-4              11:00 AM - 12:00 PM       Curtain Up! Jr.                                            $270
5-6              12:15 PM - 1:45 PM         Curtain Up!                                                 $370
7-9              2:00 PM - 3:30 PM           Curtain Up!                                                 $370
10-14          3:30 PM - 5:00 PM           Curtain Up!                                                 $370

Saturday - At TADA! in TriBeCa (299 Broadway, Suite 1020)
Ages            Times                                 Class                                                       Cost
3-4              9:30 AM - 10:30 AM         Curtain Up! Jr.                                            $270
5-6              10:45 AM - 11:45 AM       Curtain Up!                                                  $270
7-9              12:00 PM - 1:00 PM         Curtain Up!                                                  $270

Ages            Times                                 Class                                                       Cost
4-5              3:15 PM - 4:15 PM            Curtain Up! Jr.                                           $270
6-8              4:15 PM - 5:45 PM            Curtain Up!                                                $370

Ages            Times                                 Class                                                       Cost
6-8              3:30 PM - 5:00 PM            Curtain Up!                                                $370
9-14            5:00 PM - 6:30 PM            Curtain Up! Teen Cabaret                          $370

Wednesday - At TADA! in TriBeCa (299 Broadway, Suite 1020)
Ages            Times                                 Class                                                       Cost
4-5              3:00 PM - 4:00 PM           Curtain Up! Jr.                                            $340
6-8              4:15 PM - 5:45 PM           Curtain Up!                                                 $450

*$150 for 5 Session Flex-Pass Available

Theater On Their Scale (T.O.T.S.) (ages 2-3)
For the youngest of thespians, this unique program develops language and coordination through musical movement. T.O.T.S. incorporates song and story using cooperative play, sign language, and creative exploration - a perfect blend for toddlers and their caregivers! 

Curtain Up! (ages 3-14)               
From page to stage - a play building semester that lets you create your own original mini-musical! Blend the essential skills of writing, singing and dancing plus techniques from the 'actor's tool-box' including characterization, improv, and scene development. Final class will culminate in a final Sharing for family and friends. (Students must be the appropriate age listed for the class by 1/1/2015)

Curtain Up! Teen Cabaret (ages 9 - 14)
Create an original teen cabaret to be presented in TADA!'s 2nd floor theater! Learn how to present an exciting evening of music through a cabaret theme that YOU choose with your fellow cast members. Students will learn group songs and choreography from popular Broadway shows as well as one-of-a-kind songs from TADA!'s original musicals. Additional opportunities for solo performances will be included. The final class will culminate in a performance for family and friends on our stage.

Spring Mini-Series: Special Skills!

Spring Mini-Series Classes at TADA!: April 26 - June 1, 2015; No classes: May 24, May 25

Register Here for Spring!

Our popular spring mini-series includes five Sunday sessions with a key focus on acting for musical theater. Classes are categorized by age as follows: Theater On Their Scale (T.O.T.S), 1, 2, 3...ACT(ion), What a Character! and Act Out! Culminates in an open class on the last day for family and friends.

Ages            Times                                 Class                                                       Cost                                                              3-5             11:00 AM - 12:00 PM         1, 2, 3 ACT(ion)                                         $120                                                 
6-8             12:15 PM - 1:45 PM          What a Character!                                      $155
9-14            2:00 PM - 4:00 PM           Act Out!                                                     $205

Ages            Times                                 Class                                                       Cost                                                           3-5             3:15 PM - 4:15 PM           1, 2, 3 ACT(ion)                                           $120
6-8             4:15 PM - 5:45 PM           What a Character!                                       $155

1, 2, 3 ACT(ion) (ages 3-5)
From the jungle to the moon, let's go anywhere we want using our imagination!  Each session will build upon a different theme designed to draw out a child's natural inclination to play pretend while learning the basic elements of Musical Theater. Using the foundations of dramatic play, this class develops skills in characterization, coordination, cooperative play and musicianship.         

What a Character! (ages 6-8)
Be anything, from a hero to a villain in this class! Explore how to build a character using theater games and exercises and learn how to portray different character types through acting, music and movement.

Act Out! (ages 9-14)
Within five 2-hour workshops, explore specifics in acting and audition techniques for Comedy, Physical Theater, Commercials, and Musical Theater!

Got questions? Click here for our FAQs and Policies Page

Registration Policies: Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis for all programs. Full payment is required upon registration in order to reserve a space in the program. All cancelation requests must submitted in writing to Students withdrawing from a semester-long class must cancel at least 72 hours prior to the start date to receive a full refund (minus a $50 processing fee). Students withdrawing from a semester-long class less than 72 hours prior to the start date will receive a 50% refund. Students withdrawing from a week-long camp must cancel at least one week prior to the start date to receive a full refund (minus a $75 processing fee). Students withdrawing from a week-long camp less than one week prior to the start date will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be granted after the start of the program, regardless of attendance. TADA! reserves the right to cancel any program that does not meet enrollment requirements. TADA! reserves the right to use photos/videos taken during sessions for promotional purposes. TADA! reserves the right to take disciplinary actions, which could include expulsion from TADA! programs without warning or refund, against any adult or children who repeatedly disregards TADA!'s stated policies or otherwise engages in actions deemed inappropriate by TADA! staff.