AWT You provides opportunities for everyday adults to access professionally taught acting, singing, and dancing classes in a completely judgement-free zone that starts with fun, community, and creative self-expression and results in tangible skills that are confidently applied in life, work, and on stage.

AWT You(niversity) Classes

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Understanding Music Theory

Dip your toes into Music Theory this summer!
Have you ever wanted to learn about music theory? Did you study theory years ago and would love to brush up? This is the class for you! Over the course of 8 weeks, we will learn the history of music theory, western notation, the grand staff and the musical alphabet, keys and the relationship between pitches, rhythm and song analysis. This will be an interactive class, with opportunities to share your work and loads of fun along the way. The class will culminate in a Music Share session where you can invite friends and family to see the projects that you’ve worked on.

Tuesdays, 7pm – 9pm
8-week series: August 11 – September 29, 2020 (new start/end dates!)
Instructor: Lindsay Burstedt
Teacher’s Assistant: Judette Elliston
Level: All Levels
Tuition: $100 (See below for Pay-It-Forward Pricing)
Financial Assistance: Available via application
Capacity: 30 participants

Historical Movements: Musical Theatre as a Catalyst for Social Discourse

The art of storytelling is ingrained in the human race: Cave dwellers etched pictographs into walls, African griots would share tales of generations that came before, Egyptians and Mayans built temples that were decorated with stories still being deciphered and cultures around the globe sang, dance and verbally passed on the stories of yore – warnings, guidance and an acknowledgement that life is difficult, but worth living. Theatre is one of the evolutionary results of these practices, highlighting society’s issues on the stage and pushing the dialogue further – giving the audience an opportunity to be a part of that change or to simply acknowledge that one needs to be made. Theatre reflects the ever-changing themes and impacts of life. Whether it is challenging leadership or examining the meaning of life, theatre has stood as a tool that touches individuals and broadens their perspective on humanity and reality. This 8-week course will tackle pertinent societal issues and view them through a performance lens with musical theatre as the foundation.

Thursdays, 7pm – 9pm
8-week series: August 6 – September 24, 2020
Instructor: Tremaine A. Price
Teacher’s Assistant: Alissandra Pacheco
Level: All Levels
Tuition: $100 (See below for Pay-It-Forward Pricing)
Financial Assistance: Available via application
Capacity: 30 participants

Virtual Open Classes

Virtual Open Classes

Keep your bodies, minds and souls in shape with our Open Classes! Pay what you can, or nothing at all!

Masterclass Series

Please check back soon for information on upcoming masterclasses!

Singing Classes

Check back soon for more information on upcoming Singing Solo classes!

Modern Movie Musicals Dance Classes

During these 90 minute classes, participants will learn not only a combination, but will take a dive into the music and the movies with Alex. Participants will also have the opportunity for a ton of interactivity and instructor feedback!

Looking for a no judgement, high energy, and FUN open level dance class? Join us for Modern Movie Musicals! Each week, participants will learn a new combination to the music of a modern movie musical. Dance your heart out to songs from musicals such as Moulin Rouge, Pitch Perfect, The Greatest Showman, Burlesque, Enchanted, and more*!

Wednesdays 7:00pm – 8:30pm
8-week series: August 12 – September 30, 2020
Instructor: Alex Acevedo
Level: All Levels
Tuition: $20 per 90 minute class
Location: All classes will take place via Zoom

*Exact songs and styles taught are subject to change.

Acting Classes

Please check back soon for more information on upcoming acting classes!

Pay-It-Forward Pricing

When you register into Understanding Music Theory or Historical Movements: Musical Theatre as a Catalyst for Social Discourse you have the option to subsidize tuition for another participant who may need financial assistance. When you register for your own spot, you now have the option to cover half or all of another participant’s tuition.

Subsidize another participant’s tuition with a different amount, or without registering for the class by making a donation here >>

Credit Transfers

If you have a tuition credit or any kind of crewpon code that you would like to transfer to another participant, please email with the crewpon code, the value (if known), and the name and email address of the person you would like to give your credit to. Once it has been transferred, they will be able to register into the class using their new credit.

If you do not have a specific participant who you would like to access your credit, but would like for the value to be added to our financial assistance program, please email We will happily convert your credit into a general credit that will allow us to provide additional financial assistance beyond the funds we have already set aside.

AWT You Calendar

All dates subject to change.

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Check out what past participants had to say!

“The perfect pace and mix of technique and fun. The choreo and style of music was amazing and so fun” –  Broadway Buffet Participant
“I would take this class every day for the rest of my life if I could. Please make this an extended course! Don is phenomenal!!!” – Acting Fun-damentals Participant
“This class is amazing, and I love the format. We were talking last night about how we learn so much just by listening to each of the other singers sing and the master class format really works. This is definitely a class that I would happily take over and over again.” – Singing Solo Participant
“The class vibe is great because it’s intimate and you truly learn so much from one another. It’s really fun to listen to everyone sing too! :)” – Singing Solo Participant
“I’m always intimidated by Broadway dance classes, but in the AWT fashion, I felt safe and comfortable. Thanks!” – Broadway Buffet Participant
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Refund Policy

AWT You (niversity) tuition is completely non-refundable for any reason whatsoever. Participants who withdraw from a program more than seven (7) days prior to their first class may transfer tuition toward a future program within one calendar year from the start of the initial program purchased. Participants who withdraw within seven (7) days from their first class are not eligible for a refund of any kind, will not be able to transfer tuition towards a future program, and are responsible for the full tuition amount regardless of how many monthly payments have incurred at the time of withdrawal.