Our community is rich in its love and support of theater. As an Academy, our mission is to nurture and teach musical skills as a means of creative expression, skill development and service to enrich the lives of others. Musical theater and drama are highly valued forms of creative expression, and the skill of acting is important to successful shows.
Private Acting Lessons - Instructor Kalli Anderson is currently on leave.
Instructor Kalli Anderson will offer one-on-one lessons helping students build confidence, monologue repertoire, audition preparation, stage presence, voice lessons, how to navigate the theatre world, how to STAND OUT! For all ages, all levels of experience!
Instructor Kalli Anderson Franz is a recent graduate from the University of Northwestern-St. Paul, where she earned a degree in Theatre Arts. She has grown up in the Excelsior area, pursuing theatre since a young age, being very familiar with the local theatre scene. She has performed with local companies, such as The Old Log Theatre and the Children's Theatre Company, and has had extensive acting training with various programs such as the New York Film Academy, AMTC, and Northwestern. She has a passion for acting and teaching, and loves seeing people reach their full potential as performers. Acknowledging that each actor has different strengths, Kalli enjoys customizing her lessons in order to make her students feel confident and encouraged in their abilities, while also creating space to grow as a performer.