Academy & Classes

Elementary Classes

  • Wednesdays, September 14 – December 5 (no class on 11/23)
  • Saturdays, September 17 – December 8 (no class on 11/24)
  • Mondays, September 12 – December 3 (no class on 11/21)

GRADES K–5

No Prior Experience Required!

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Elementary classes at ATMTC are designed to give children in grades K-5 a well-rounded introduction to the wonderful world of Musical Theatre.

Through acting, song, and dance our students gain valuable 21st Century Skills that will carry them through many areas of their lives as they practice Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Creativity, and Communication in a fun and upbeat setting!

Our elementary classes are designed to meet your child where they are, and take them where they want to go—no matter their skill or experience!

All classes are held at ATMTC Academy at Wintergreen Plaza, 837-D Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852 unless otherwise indicated.

Sing, Dance, Act (Grades K1)

Students will learn a song and dance number from a popular age-appropriate musical guided by one of our gifted elementary teaching artists. Students will also learn the basics of stage performance, receive beginner vocal instruction, and will learn simple dance combinations that include some foundational basics of dance technique!

Who: Any child in grades K-1, no prior experience necessary!

When: Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30, Saturdays from 9:30-10:30

Cost: $375 (includes all required materials, 12 hours of instruction, and a complimentary ticket to each professional production that runs during the course of the class)

Wednesday Class: Click here to register!

Saturday Class: Click here to register!

Broadway Prep (Grades 23)

GStudents will learn a song and dance number, as well as a short scene from a popular age-appropriate musical guided by one of our gifted elementary teaching artists. Broadway prep students will focus on adding emotion and character into their songs, scenes, and characters as they work on a fun performance element. Students will also begin learning how to analyze scripts and songs for performance, learn basic musical theatre terminology, and will continue working on building their foundational skills in acting, singing, and dance. While the skills learned in Broadway Prep will build on some of the basics taught in Sing, Dance, Act for those who take that class first, the class also serves as an entry point for any 2nd and 3rd grade students and there is on prior experience required!

Who: Any child in grades 2 and 3, no prior experience necessary!

When: Wednesdays from 5:45-6:45, Saturdays from 10:45-11:45

Cost: $375 (includes all required materials, 12 hours of instruction, and a complimentary ticket to each production that runs during the course of the class)

Wednesday Class: Click here to register!

Saturday Class: Click here to register!

Bridge to Broadway (Grades 45)

Bridge to Broadway students will work to extend their range and character development through physical and vocal exploration, begin to learn specific basics of ballet and jazz technique, learn how to prepare for an audition, work on script analysis skills, and continue to focus on working as an ensemble. Students will work on a song and dance numbers, scenes, and will have more opportunities to practice singing and acting solo as well as working as an ensemble. While the skills learned in Bridge to Broadway will build on the basics taught in Sing, Dance, Act and Broadway Prep, this class also serves as an entry point for 4th and 5th grade students and there is no prior experience required!

Who: Any child in grades 4 and 5, no prior experience required!

When:Mondays from 4:30-5:45, Mondays from 6:00-7:15

Cost: $450 (includes all teaching materials, 15 hours of instruction, and one complimentary ticket to each professional production that runs during the course of the class)

4:30PM CLASS: Click here to register!

6:00PM CLASS: Click here to register!

Mini-Musical (grades 3 – 6)

If your child came to Summer Musical Theatre Camp and enjoyed themselves, this may just be the class for you! Students in mini-musical will work with a teaching artist to put together a short musical over the course of the 12 week semester. In addition to being cast in a role and learning blocking, choreography, and music, Mini-Musical students will get to peek behind the curtain and learn some basic backstage skills as well creating their own set, props, and basic costume design. This class will culminate in a short performance on the final day of the semester for family and friends. No prior experience required!

Who:  Students in Grades 3-6

When: Mondays from 6:00-7:30 at Glen Echo*

Cost: $500 (includes all teaching and performance materials, 18 hours of instruction time, and one complimentary ticket to each professional production that runs during the course of the class)

Click here to register!