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Starting on Saturday April 10th 2021, Inspire School of Ballet is proud to launch our new 6-week outdoor Musical Theater workshops.

With options for both beginner and seasoned performers, this is one opportunity they will not want to miss.


This 6 week in-person workshop will explore the world of musical theatre using the elements that create the “TRIPLE THREAT”: acting, singing, and dancing.  Using an original script, choreography, and songs from Broadway’s most popular musicals, students will learn and rehearse a show that promotes self-confidence and helps them understand the importance of stage presence.  They will also get the opportunity to experience what it’s like to work in an ensemble and stand in the spotlight.


At the end of the 6 weeks, the students will have the chance to perform their work in front of a live audience.  


Happy Kids Huddle


04/10 - 05/15

Saturdays 1:45pm to 2:45pm

Perfect for beginning students ages 8 thru 12.



Actors on Stage


04/10 - 05/15

Saturdays 2:45pm to 3:45pm

Perfect for students with some background in musical theater ages 10 and up.




$125 for the entire 6 week program*

*Applies for both "Intro to Musical Theater Workshop" and "Musical Theater Workshop"

**Early bird discount: Register by April 1st to save 10% on your registration!

Meet The Instructor

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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.

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

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