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Performing Arts Academy

Members & Non Members,  Ages 5-7

Join JCC Musical Theater Department as we explore the world of Performing Arts. JCC Performing Arts Academy youth acting classes provide learning and fun for kids ages 5-7! Class will be held in Dance Studio B.

Class will be broken into 3 sections:

  • Learn acting strategies through games
  • Learning a song and dance to incorporate into our final showing
  • Creating costume, sets, and props

Check back for more dates, coming soon!

Instructor: Courtney Stein
Courtney Stein is a local actor, choreographer, and teaching artist. Courtney has performed for the Omaha Community Playhouse, Nebraska Theatre Caravan, Blue Barn Theatre, Papillion-LaVista Community Theatre, Ralston Community Theatre and was most recently in the JCC production of “Clue”! She recently received her Masters in Dance Anthropology from the University of Roehampton in London and specializes in multicultural theatre and dance forms. Courtney has taught theatre nationally (and internationally) for over 10 years and has worked for the Young Americans, JCC, Why Arts?, Arts for All, and Arts in Motion’s Dancing Classrooms program.

For more information contact:

Esther Katz
Dance & Cultural Arts Director
(402) 334-6406

Jessica Westerlin
Dance & Cultural Arts Assistant Director
(402) 334-6402  |


 - Online via our website
 - Call the JCC Registrar at (402) 334-6419
 - Stop by or call Member Services at (402) 334-6426

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