We are dedicated to comprehensive training in a safe and supportive environment. Our teaching artists have diverse backgrounds in the arts; working artists, academics, and established teachers. Age and level recommendations, are just that; if you have questions about what Spark Programs are the best fit for your student, learn more about who A Spark Student Is.
Spark students are already passionate about theater arts and they are excited to train. Our program structure allows them an intimate learning environment and flexibility in their busy schedules.
Our Flexible Tuition model is based on the principle that a person's financial commitment should be proportionate to their financial resources. It eliminates the categories of "scholarships" and "financial aid" and replaces it with a model that empowers you to determine what you are able to pay. The Spark is committed to being an inclusive and safe space for all who create. Learn more about this unique model.
These 1-day, 3-day & 1-week specialized training workshops shape well-rounded artists by offering resume building and skills training opportunities.
This is an audition-based program open to students of all levels who are looking for a unique summer experience onstage & off. This summer you have the opportunity to perform in one OR both of our Main Stage Productions and with the option the deepen development through a Tailored Summer Training Program. Plus we look forward to building community during open studio 1-hr and through fun company events!
Rehearsals are consolidated to 3 or 4-weeks and take place mostly in the afternoons and evenings. Students in this company will benefit from our mentorship model where they rehearse and perform alongside professionals.
To be cast in She Kills Monsters -OR- Seussical you must first audition and be accepted into the Main Stage Company. Students auditioning for this program are not guaranteed admittance to the company. Once students are accepted, they are guaranteed to be cast in the show(s) of their choice.
Tech Theater Crew is a comprehensive tech program for aspiring theater technicians. Hands-on training intensives and build days take place over 2-weeks. Then students are assigned to run show crews! Students in this company will benefit from our mentorship model where they work alongside professionals.
These 4-day specialized training workshops will delve into the world of technical theater offering hands-on skills training opportunities.
These half-day programs are the perfect introduction to theater play for ages 5-9. Young performers will learn foundational skills in acting/vocals/dance that they will showcase on the last day of each program!
Aside from our incredible team of teachers, designers, directors, and staff; The Spark is a place where students can find the confidence to lead and take initiative in their own lives. We believe in empowering students and the community through performance. The skills students gain in our programming translates to heightened leadership abilities, stronger sense of self, and a passion for creating and pursuing value in their communities. The Spark is where creatively inclined students come to find a home and the stepping stone to their next great adventure.
The Spark follows select Actors Equity Procedures in order to expose students to the expectations and regulations adhered to in the industry. Students are also required to abide by Actors Equity Etiquette. Visit our student expectations page for more detailed information!