S 19 Teen Intermediate Musical Theatre | Triple Threat: Vocal, Acting and Dance NEW TIME! Tuesdays | 7:00-8:30| 18 weeks | Deborah Pierce| Ages 12- 18 yrs.| $540 |

Teen Intermediate Musical Theatre | Triple Threat:  Vocal, Acting and Dance NEW TIME! Tuesdays | 7:00-8:30| 18 weeks |  Deborah Pierce| Ages 12- 18 yrs. $540

This Class will culminate in a showing of several Musical Theater Scenes on the mainstage at Chief Sealth Auditorium.  Tentative  Performance  Date: May 18- 19th

Start Date: January 29th- June 4 th

Performance Tentative Date: May 18- 19th

 Instructor: Deborah Pierce, WSPA Dance Faculty


 Faculty Bio

Deborah Pierce comes to Seattle by way of her home town Las Vegas, Nevada, In Las Vegas she taught students of all ages from 2 1/2 to 96, from tap, jazz, disco creative movement to acro, gymnastics and line dancing to senior citizens. She also taught for The State of Nevada Early Childhood Development Program and several dance studios as well as recreational programs. She was owner, operator and instructor for “Dance Factory” where her competitive teams won many awards receiving the “Sportsmanship” award as well as “Outstanding Choreography” award. Deborah has also been on the judging Team of many dance competitions such as “Star Power”, Rainbow Connection” and others throughout the West Coast.


Since Moving to Seattle, she has had the privilege of choreographing, musically staging and directing performances and musicals with Broadway Bound Children’s Theatre, Seattle Opera’s Teen Opera Players, Youth Opera Chorus as well as workshops and as a Teaching Artist for Seattle Opera outreach programs, most notably “Cinderella in Espanza”, “Dido and Aneas” and “The Mikado”. She has choreographed “Carrie the Musical” and “Heathers” for Bellevue College, “A Christmas Story”, Little Mermaid” and Drowsy Chaperone” for Bainbridge Performing Arts. Directed, staged and choreographed “Hamilton/Les Miserables” for Seattle Public Theatre summer teen workshop. Choreographed “Jesus Christ SuperStar”, “Evita” and “Peter Pan” as well as staged and directed Glee/Voce teen singing groups for Ovation Performing Arts of Bainbridge Island. She also Choreographed “Young Frankenstein” and was asst. choreographer for “Altar Boyz” and “Legally Blonde” at Seattle Musical Theatre. She was a Teaching Artist with the ArtReach program at Studio East where she choreographed “The Wizard of Oz”, and “Pirates of the Curry Bean”  as well as being a Teaching Artist for Youth Theatre Northwest where she choreographed “Shrek Jr.”

Deborah studied tap, jazz, ballet, disco, modern, line dance and gymnastics with Elaine Equinta, Henry Le Tang, Monica Marie, Nancy Preston and Ronnie Greenblatt.

She has won “Best Choreography “ award for A Christmas Story in Kitsap County and has been nominated for many Broadway World Awards. She choreographed the opening ceremonies for World Wrestling Olympic Trials in Las Vegas and has coached gymnastics for the Special Olympics.

In her other life she has been a professional photographer shooting images of fashion, architecture, food and anything commercial!

Class Description:

Triple Threat Musial Theater will be taught at a very fast pace for performers who are seeking a musical theater experiece that provides a choreographic challenge and also a vocals while dancing. Blocking for scenes  from blockbuster musicals will be taught by a professional in the feild. 

  Attire: Black leggings or easy stretch pants- t- shirt and jazz shoes or black character shoes. Hair back and ready to move.

Category: Dance, Music, Theatre

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