Classes run October 12 - December 3

All classes are in person at the Center for the Arts

CSA Tees 


Center Stage Academy Tee Shirts will be available for the fall session. They are $15 each and will be delivered during the class sessions. If you choose to order a shirt, please indicate your child's size on the registration form  - Youth S, M, L or Adult S, M, L, XL. 


Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer


Rudolph saves Christmas and goes down in history in this family classic!

The holiday classic soars off the screen in this musical adaptation of the beloved television special. Filled with holiday hits like "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and "Holly Jolly Christmas," Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer™ features all of your favorite characters including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph. It’s an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special.

Production Class A*

Ages 9-18

October 12th – December 12th.

Mondays and Wednesdays 5:00 – 7:00 PM

Dress rehearsal Week – December 7th

Performances on weekend of December 11 and/or 18

Tuition $300 in full or $40 weekly

Production Class B*

Ages 9-18

October 13th – December 13th

Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00-7:00 PM

Dress Rehearsal Week - December 8th

Performances on weekend of December 11 and/or 18

Tuition $300 or $40 weekly 

*When registering, please indicate if you prefer to be in Class A or B. The Center cannot guarantee in which class students will be placed but will make the best effort to accommodate schedules. Students will be placed in a specific class based on character needs. 

Please note that in an effort to keep our students safe, we are starting back with smaller class sizes. Because of this, children who enroll in our Production Class might not make it in. Auditions will determine who remains in the class. So please have your student prepare for their audition. If students enroll in the Production Class and do not make it in, students will be moved into Musical Theater and Acting UP.

Auditions information will be emailed to you upon registration. 

All performances will be held outdoors to maintain safety and social distancing in the audience. 

Musical Theater*

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Do you have an interest in Musical Theater but are not quite ready to commit to an entire production? Then this is the class for you! Sing and dance along with Jack Skellington in this high energy musical theater class. Featuring This is Halloween, Oogie Boogie Man and What’s This?


* This class also includes the Act UP class that meets on Wednesdays.

Class Full! 

Ages 9-18

October 12th – November 30th

Mondays 4:00 – 4:45 PM

Tuition: $175 or $22 weekly (Includes Act UP)

Minis Class

Little Rudolphs 

This intro to Musical Theater class explores the classic film Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Musical theater style. Our mini performers will learn the songs and choreography to Jingle Jingle Jingle, We are Santa’s Elves, as well as the beloved Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. This class will culminate in a mini showcase for parents.

Class Full! 

Ages 5-8

October 13th – December 1st

Tuesdays 4:00-4:45 PM

Showcase December 1st @ 6:30 PM

Tuition: $125 or $16 weekly

Act UP


Are you ready to do some serious acting? This class will teach the importance of character development and making choices on stage. Students will learn to flesh out their characters, convey the proper emotion and response as they communicate their story and connect with each other as well as their audience.

Class Full! 

Ages 9 – 18

October 14th – December 2nd  

Wednesdays 4:00 - 4:45 PM

Tuition: $120 or $15 weekly as stand alone class (included in the price of Musical Theater)

Visual Art 

Drawing and Watercolors  

Explore techniques and media that will really make your art pop! Students will discuss  master works, modern artists and fun techniques to improve your drawings and paintings. Each week will be a new project and the class will end with an art presentation and show. 

Class Full! 

Ages 9-18

October 15 - December 3

Thursday 4:00-4:45 pm

Art Show December 10

Tuition: $150 or $19 weekly (includes art kit)

CSA Tees 


Center Stage Academy Tee Shirts will be available for the fall session. They are $15 each and will be delivered during the class sessions. If you choose to order a shirt, please indicate your child's size on the registration form  - Youth S, M, L or Adult S, M, L, XL. Tee Shirts must be ordered and paid by the first week of class. 

Safety Precautions and Guidelines

The Center for the Arts is following guidelines set forth in the Tennessee Pledge and CDC Guideines to keep all students, teaching artists and staff safe while taking part in classes. 

Steps Include: 

Temperature checks and screening questions must be answered prior to entering The Center. 

Students and Staff will wear facial coverings at all times. Masks must be provided from home but can be purchased for $2 if lost or forgotten. 

Reduced class capacity to allow for social distancing. 


Food and water fountain access will not be provided. Each student is encouraged to bring a water bottle. 

Parents must wear masks in The Center when dropping off and picking up. 

The Center will remain closed to the public while class is in session. 

A full list of guidelines and precautions is available upon registration or by contacting Denise Parton

Contact Education Director Denise Parton

( or call 615-904-2787 and dial ext 1210) with any questions.

Scholarships Available. Click here for more information. Deadline for applications September 30.

Step 1: Register

Step 2: Pay

If choosing the weekly pay option, please indicate so on the registration form. The class fee is still due in full if choosing the weekly pay option and any missed classes will not be discounted from the total amount due. 

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