Musical Theater

Musical Theater

Ages: 7+, All Abilities are Welcome. No Experience Necessary 

When: Thursdays from 5:00 -7:00 PM for 16 weeks | Class Starts: August 29th, 2024

Cost: $500.00 plus a $48.00 registration fee. It can be paid at $125 monthly (4 classes per month). SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE 

Final Performance: Showcase December 14th & 15th, 2024


This Semester’s Musical Production will be…


Auditions will take place during the first two classes. No experience or preparation is needed in advance. Every students is guaranteed a role in the stage production. 



Who Are Your Teachers: Sheila Ryle & Scott Strand 

       ♦  Sheila Ryle was a professional show choir instructor in the Temecula Unified School District for many years. In addition to being the Founder of Shakespeare in the Vines, Sheila is currently a board member and the Artistic Director. Sheila also sits on the River Springs Charter School board.

       ♦  Scott Stand Director and Master Acting Coast and Co-Founder of JDS Creative Academy 



Step into the spotlight and discover the enchanting world of musical theater in our dynamic class. Each semester, embark on a new journey as we delve into the fundamentals of singing, from individual technique to harmonizing with both small and large groups. Unleash your vocal potential as we explore song preparation, music reading, and harmonization techniques, all while fostering confidence in our performers. Under the guidance of industry professionals, you’ll learn the art of sight-reading, rhythms, notes, and and singing along with a piano. Dive into the heart of musical theater as we blend singing, movement, and acting to craft captivating performances that captivate audiences. But it’s not just about the stage; it’s about nurturing vocal health, honing practice techniques, and fostering collaboration among students. With a supportive and fun learning environment, we promote both professional growth and personal enjoyment, encouraging students to suggest material that resonates with them.

Join us on this exhilarating journey where every note, step, and line brings us closer to creating unforgettable moments on stage.



       ♦  Develop vocal technique and range.

       ♦  Learn to harmonize and sing in group settings.

       ♦  Enhance performance skills through acting and movement.

       ♦  Gain experience in interpreting and conveying emotions through song.

       ♦  Understand the fundamentals of music theory and sight-reading.

       ♦  Build confidence in auditioning and performing on stage.

       ♦  Collaborate with peers to create cohesive and dynamic performances.

       ♦  Perform in a full production at our bi-annual Showcase


Benefits of Taking the Musical Theater Class:

       ♦  Learn valuable performance skills.

       ♦  Develop confidence in expressing oneself creatively.

       ♦  Cultivate teamwork and cooperation through group rehearsals and performances.

       ♦  Expand musical knowledge and appreciation.

       ♦  Explore different styles and genres of musical theater.

       ♦  Receive constructive feedback and guidance from experienced instructors.

       ♦  Gain experience in stagecraft and production elements.