There's A Production: 20 Performing Arts Academy

A Musical Theatre School focusing on personal and artistic growth, passion and leadership opportunities!


There's A Production is thrilled to announce its latest initiative aimed at nurturing young talent and empowering the next generation of theatre enthusiasts! Artistic Director, Theresa Noon-Hunter and Operation's Director, Kristen Henderson have joined forces to bring to Brantford 20 Performing Arts Academy. A Musical Theatre School allowing a platform for inspiring young minds to embrace their individuality, creativity and pursue their dreams. With each of the partnership having over 20 years of experience in their field and 20 years of friendship between them, it is a perfect pairing. Their dedication to pushing boundaries and instilling confidence in young performers sets them apart. There's A Production and 20 Performing Arts Academy are committed to innovation, inclusivity, and the transformative power of the arts.

Grades 6-12 have the opportunity to learn the art of musical theatre, rehearse and perform in a full scale musical. Cast members will audition and be cast in roles for their Session's Musical and perform their final production at the completion of the Session.

Program Fees:

Registration before July 6, 2024 $250.00(Session 1)

Registration after July 6, 2024 $275.00(Session 1)

Fee includes: rehearsal materials, participation in the musical and a performance t-shirt.

Prior to the Session beginning and after 2 classes/rehearsals in, a full refund will be provided, minus a $20 processing fee. After the 2nd class/rehearsal, no refunds will be provided.

Leadership Opportunities:

Students in Grades 10, 11 and 12+ are encouraged to apply for Creative and Production Roles.

20 PAA wishes to encourage leadership and learning all aspects of a show, as we feel it creates a stronger, more well rounded performer. We want to offer up a chance for Grades 10+ to earn Volunteer hours in a fun way doing creative and production roles.

Leadership Opportunities Available:

Music Direction, Stage Management, Choreography, Props Design, Set Design, Costume Design, Sound Design, Sound Engineering, Lighting Design, Scenic Art, Marketing and Front of House.

Leadership Opportunity students may also participate in an on-stage role as well as a Leadership Position. Your student will receive guidance from our professionals and volunteer hours.

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Session 1:

The show follows the final class of New York City's celebrated High School for the Performing Arts from their admission to graduation. All of the struggles, fears and triumphs are depicted with razor-sharp focus as the young artists navigate the worlds of music, drama and dance.

The show provides great opportunities to feature a diverse talent pool and showcase artistic mediums like dancing, singing, acting, rapping and musicianship.

Registration opens on Saturday June 29, 2024 at 9am. Limited spots available. If wishing to participate as both in the cast/class and volunteer for a production/crew/creative both registration forms will need to be submitted.

Session begins: Saturday September 14, 2024

Rehearsals take place on Saturdays from 12-3pm at The Adelaide Hunter Hoodless Homestead in St. George, ON

Final Performances at Sydenham-Heritage United Church in Brantford ON:

Friday December 6, 2024 at 7pm

Saturday December 7, 2024 at 2pm and 7pm

Session 2:

Show announcement and Registration open on Saturday November 9, 2024 at 9am.