TAP@CHSMA’s Class Schedule

Weekly Technique Classes (TAP Enrollment)

High School Acting:  $150/month tuition
Technique Classes: Tuesdays 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Instructor: Zachary Cook and Melissa S. Craib Dombrowski

This summer, students will work with professional artistic and production staff to mount the Summer Musical Theatre Intensive production of Godspell.

Classes will be a mix of training in the Suzuki Method of Acting with instruction and projects designed to to give students a well rounded understanding of the many skills it takes to produce a play.   Topics will include directing, design, set design, lighting design, and stage management.

Enrollment for summer session beginning in May is currently open.  Audition required.

See our Spring production of TAP’s Comedy Rumble this May!
See photos from our Fall production of All in the Timing!

Middle School Acting:  $125/month tuition
Technique Classes: Saturdays 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM*

Instructor: Hope Hynes-Love and Zachary Cook.

Enrollment for the summer session beginning in May is currently open.

Elementary School Acting:  $100/month tuition
Technique Classes: Saturdays 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Instructor: Hope Hynes-Love and Zachary Cook

Enrollment for the summer session beginning in May is currently open.


July 15th – August 17th, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
For students age 13 – 19 years – admission is limited and determined through auditions.

This program provides 5 weeks of meaningful training and rehearsal resulting in a professionally produced musical. We are proud to announce GODSPELL as our 2018 production. This classic musical calls for 12 actors, each with significant lines and vocal solos. Truly an ensemble piece, this production is a production where each actor has a vital and significant part to play and will be active in nearly every rehearsal.

Director/Acting Instructor: Melissa Dombrowski
Music Director: Scott Schlesinger
Voice Instructor: Sharon Szymanski
Actor Coaches: Jennifer Shrader Williams and Zachary Cook

Now scheduling auditions for March 14th, 2018!

CURTAINS-UP! – $375 program tuition
July 9 through 13, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
For rising 7th graders through 10th grade – previous experience not required.

Our our talented and experienced faculty will help show you the skills needed to be a good musical theater performer.   This specially designed week of training will increase your confidence, ability and technique. The week ends in the production of a Musical Theater Revue performed for friends and family.

You’ll be working with other students from multiple schools in the area, learning to sing, stage, act and dance in solo and ensemble songs chosen from a variety of classic and contemporary musical theater.  Learning materials for the group numbers will be sent to students prior to the intensive.


Instructor: Chuck Higgins