MT@ISB
Musical Theater Program

The Musical Theater Program at Inspire School of Ballet aims to support students ages 8 and up on their journey to become stage performers. Courses focus on helping MT@ISB students develop theirs skills as singers, dancers, and actors so they are ready to enter the performing arts world as triple threats!

Is your performer ready to take their skills to the next level? Then join us for our upcoming workshops and performances!

ANNIE

Performances will be June 17th and 18th at Coronado School of the Arts.

Inspire School of Ballet is excited to announce it's next musical theater production: Annie! This performance will be held at the Coronado School of the Arts and will be directed by Mr. Michael Kirsch. 

The auditions will be held on at Inspire School of Ballet on February 12th and 13th. Audition callbacks will be on February 19th. Specific time slots will be assigned per performer. 

Auditions registration now available for ages 8 and up. 

Registration now open for ages 6 to 7.

 

New to MT@ISB?

To register online for classes, workshops, and productions, create an account via our parent portal. Once you're in, click on the "Register for Classes" button and shop for everything our musical theater program has to offer by scrolling down the "MT@ISB 2021-2022" tab.

If you have questions, feel free to contact us! We're happy to help and look forward to meeting you soon.

Tickets on sale soon. Stay tuned for more information!

*Discounted group rates available for Girl Scouts and Home Schooled Students.

YEAR-ROUND CLASSES

TAP FOR MUSICAL THEATER STUDENTS

2021-2022 School Year

This level is for beginning performers who would like to improve their dance skills by working on tap rhythms, musicality, and footwork. It is recommended for new and current MT@ISB students ages 10 and up.

Class offered on Wednesdays 7:30pm-8:15pm. Sign up for a free trial class here.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

"FETCH" WILL SO HAPPEN AT ISB!

THAT'S SO FETCH! - MUSICAL THEATER WORKSHOP

6 week workshop begins January 22nd 2022

Join MT@ISB's Mr. Michael for another fun musical theater Saturday workshop! Our newest series will be based on *drumroll* Broadway's Mean Girls: The Musical!

Clear your Saturday afternoon calendars from January 22nd to February 26th 2:30pm-3:30pm so you can be a part of this exciting event. Participants will work on script, dance, and songs from the Tony-nominated production.

Registration Fee: $125 for all 6 weeks | Register Via Our Parent Portal 

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Registration is NOW OPEN! 

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Registration is NOW OPEN! 

AUDITION SEASON IS COMING!

HOW TO AUDITION WORKSHOP

4 week workshop begins January 22nd 2022

As part of this amazing workshop, performers will learn the audition choreography combination, get feedback on audition pieces, learn how to slate, build a resume, and many other important audition techniques to prepare for MT@ISB's Annie auditions.

Clear your Saturday afternoon calendars from January 22nd to February 12th 3:30pm-4:30pm so you can be a part of this exciting event. Participants will work on script, dance, and songs from the Tony-nominated production.

Registration Fee: $97 for all 4 weeks | Register Via Our Parent Portal 

Even more events coming soon!

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Registration OPENS SOON!

Registration OPENS SOON!

New to MT@ISB?

To register online for classes, workshops, and productions, create an account via our parent portal. Once you're in, click on the "Register for Classes" button and shop for everything our musical theater program has to offer by scrolling down the "MT@ISB 2021-2022" tab.

If you have questions, feel free to contact us! We're happy to help and look forward to meeting you soon.

Meet The Instructor

Headshot of Inspire School of Ballet Musical Theater instructor Michael Kirsch.

Michael Kirsch

Michael Kirsch is a Southern California native with a huge passion for the performing arts. He began his theatrical career at age 3 and performed locally and professionally throughout Southern California. His most notable performing credit was the National Tour and Broadway Production of Peter Pan starring Cathy Rigby.

 

He went to school in New York City where he earned a Bachelors Degree in Theatre Arts Performance with a minor in Musical Theatre from Marymount Manhattan College. While at Marymount, he was the President of both the Residence Hall Council and the Musical Theatre Association; where he created multiple performing opportunities for the students, including full length musicals and workshops. During his second year at Marymount, Michael was exposed to the world of directing and choreographing during the full school musical Sweet Charity, where he associate directed and choreographed for Broadway’s Jeff Shade.

 

His most notable off-Broadway directing credit was for the New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) where he was the associate director for Mother, Wife, and the Complicated Life. He most recently directed Legally Blonde Jr., Seussical Jr., Shrek Jr. and All Shook Up.  He is excited to be in San Diego and loves teaching and directing young performers and sharing his passion and knowledge of theatre with his students.

Most recently, Mr. Michael has helped launch the Musical Theater program at Inspire School of Ballet, featuring the Intro to Musical Theater and Musical Theater 6-week workshops where students learned to develop their skills as triple-threat performers.

Lear more about Mr. Michael and his previous work at Inspire by clicking on the video displayed here.

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Inspire School of Ballet | 861 Harold Pl. Suite 302 Chula Vista, CA 91911 | 619-551-4095

www.inspireballet.com