Broadway Babies (AGE 1-3: tuesday AND age 3-6: saturday) 

Develops confidence, creativity, and coordination in our youngest performers through participation in dance, singing and acting games. Students develop:

  • imagination
  • fine motor skills
  • gross motor skills
  • creative movement
  • mime skills
  • role play skills
  • performance skills

Broadway Babies rehearse a song and dance number to be performed at our Gala Night. Parents will be invited at various times throughout the term to observe classes. Parents do not watch every week as it can be a distraction to our students. 

Uniform: All Broadway Babies must purchase a NAPA uniform. This can be done through Laurie at reception or email Miss Lynn - [email protected]

Footwear: Black jazz shoes (Bloch or Capezio split sole) or plain white sneakers.

Broadway Kids (Grade 1-4)

Develops confidence, creativity, and coordination in our young performers. Students learn about:

  • imagination
  • teamwork
  • gross motor skills
  • creative movement
  • extending narrative
  • basic stagecraft
  • mime
  • role play techniques
  • character development
  • performance skills.

WHAT WE DO...

Broadway Kids will spend Semester 1 training in music theatre (acting, singing, dance) techniques and will perform in a mid-year Showcase. In Semester 2 all students will audition for their role in an end of year production and we then focus on the production process.

There will be extended times for rehearsals but this is included in the fees.

WHAT TO WEAR...

Students need to wear casual clothing suitable for freedom of movement (e.g. dance pants, shorts, dance shoes, joggers, sand shoes etc). We ask that students wear their N.A.P.A. T-shirts/singlets to classes when possible. 

PLEASE - NO jewellery, thongs, sandals, dresses, skirts or bare feet.

HAIR must be tied back of the face.

WHAT TO BRING...

Please bring a water bottle and display folder for notes and music etc. Please not not bring phones, devices or any other distracting objects into class.

BROADWAY KIDS (Grade 5-7)

Continues developing the confidence, creativity, coordination from previous classes and refining the skills learned with a greater focus on performance skills for stage. Singing and dancing is also studied during class time and all students perform in the mid-year showcase and an end of year musical production.

There will be extended times for rehearsals but this is included in the fees.

WHAT TO WEAR...

Students need to wear casual clothing suitable for freedom of movement (e.g. dance pants, shorts, dance shoes, joggers, sand shoes etc). We ask that students wear their N.A.P.A. T-shirts/singlets to classes when possible. 

PLEASE - NO jewellery, thongs, sandals, dresses, skirts or bare feet.

HAIR must be tied back of the face.

WHAT TO BRING...

Please bring a water bottle and display folder for notes and music etc. Please not not bring phones, devices or any other distracting objects into class.

Broadway Bound (Grade 8-12 - Grade 7 by invitation only)

Caters for high school students looking towards a career in musical theatre and the entertainment industry. To meet the demands of the highly competitive nature of the entertainment industry, this is an intensive course that requires a high level of commitment, enthusiasm, and positive attitude, in addition to self- discipline and a willingness to learn.

This class develops acting, singing, dancing skills and teaches the audition techniques required for a successful career in musical theatre. It is a production-based course where students learn primarily by rehearsing and performing in a full-scale musical.

There will be extended times for rehearsals but this is included in the fees.

WHAT TO WEAR...

Students need to wear casual clothing suitable for freedom of movement (e.g. dance pants, shorts, dance shoes, joggers, sand shoes etc). We ask that students wear their N.A.P.A. T-shirts/singlets to classes when possible. 

PLEASE - NO jewellery, thongs, sandals, dresses, skirts or bare feet.

HAIR must be tied back of the face.

WHAT TO BRING...

Please bring a water bottle and display folder for notes and music etc. Please not not bring phones, devices or any other distracting objects into class.

 

 

Production-Based Training

Each year, the National Academy of Performing Arts puts on a full musical production. By giving students the opportunity to learn by doing, we achieve the highest standards.

The Little Mermaid, 2013

The Little Mermaid, 2013

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Peter Pan, 2014

Seussical, 2015

Seussical, 2015

Legally Blonde, 2016

Legally Blonde, 2016