For Ages 7 and Older

Designed to develop a complete triple threat, Musical Theatre combines singing, acting and dancing into one electrifying class. This is a class for the most uninhibited entertainers who love to perform. Our professional teachers instruct students on how to excel and reach their full potential. Early level students are taught how to support their voices with proper breathing techniques, practice musical scales to develop pitch and do exercises to help vocal control. In the acting portion of the program students explore various characters, dialects and accents and are helped to develop stage presence, confidence and characterization. As students progress our instructors work on further developing their skills by improving pitch, tone, enunciation, projection, breathe control and much more. We take great care in selecting challenging and age appropriate Musical Theatre excerpts for each class. In all levels, students take part in two separate Musical Theatre performances throughout the year. The first is at our Parent Open House in the winter and the second culminates in our year end performances in June at the Winnipeg Centennial Concert Hall. We’ll see you on stage!

The Shelley Shearer Advantage:

Professionally accredited and experienced teachers

Two instructors in every class and limited class sizes ensures
individual attention

Full range of class levels in each discipline and lots of class times to choose from

All programs have been developed through years of experience and are updated on an ongoing basis

Teachers receive leading edge training at national and international conventions and classes

World-class facilities: Studios have sprung dance floors and professional dance flooring to help prevent injuries

Viewing Gallery with large windows and ample seating
Annual Parent Open House provides added insight into student progress 

Lots of free parking

Live piano accompaniment in preschool and ballet classes

June recital for all students aged 3 and up at the Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall

Award winning choreographers and teachers

Director’s Invitational programs in all disciplines for more intensive training and other performing and competing opportunities

Decades of Provincial, National and World Champions

 More Adjudicator’s Choice Awards and Scholarships than any dance school in a single year and in Manitoba Dance Festival history

 More World Champions than any school in Manitoba

In-house assistant and teacher training program in all dance styles and levels

World famous guest teachers and workshops held at our own studios