• Registration Opens: Tuesday, November 15th @ 10am
  • StarStruck Spring Break (No Classes): April 10-14
  • View our COVID vaccination requirements HERE.
  • Musical Theatre Dance (Ages 8-18)

    In this 10-session class, students work on musical theatre jazz technique and combinations while gaining strength, flexibility, and endurance with StarStruck’s MainStage choreographer Francesca Cipponeri. Whether your student has taken just one theatre class or has been enrolled at StarStruck for years, ALL StarStruck students are highly encouraged to enroll in this class!

    About the instructor: Francesca Cipponeri is a dancer and choreographer in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has always loved teaching and has spent her dance career studying Jazz, Modern, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary, and Aerial Silks. She recently received her Masters in Fine Arts in choreography from Mills College in Oakland, CA with an emphasis in modern dance and is currently a performer both in the dance and theatre worlds of San Francisco and San Jose, CA. Francesca has performed with the Buglisi Dance Theatre at Lincoln Center in New York, NY and with the SF MOMA. She strives to encourage her students to dream big and challenge themselves as a performer. She is thankful for her students as they inspire and remind her each day to dance with wonder and with joy.

    GROUP A: AGES 8-11

    • Day/Time: Mondays, 3:45-4:45pm 
    • Class Dates: 
      • January 30
      • February 6, 13, 20*, 27
      • March 6, 13, 20, 27
      • April 3 
    • Instructor: Francesca Cipponeri
    • Where: StarStruck Studio J
    • Tuition: $225
    • *Monday classes meet on Presidents’ Day, Feb 20th
    • Register 11/15 @ 10am

    GROUP B: AGES 12-18

    • Day/Time: Mondays, 5:00-6:00pm 
    • Class Dates: 
      • January 30
      • February 6, 13, 20*, 27
      • March 6, 13, 20, 27
      • April 3 
    • Instructor: Francesca Cipponeri
    • Where: StarStruck Studio J
    • Tuition: $225
    • *Monday classes meet on Presidents’ Day, Feb 20th
    • Register 11/15 @ 10am

    Putting on a Play (Ages 10-18)

    Explore the fundamentals of putting on a play from auditioning to the big final performance! In this intermediate theatre class, students will focus on acting by exploring improv, drama, and comedy while rehearsing a 45 minute play. Students are expected to attend every class and memorize lines and blocking. 

    • Day/Time: Tuesdays, 3:45-6:15pm
    • Class Dates:
      • January 31
      • February 7, 14, 21, 28
      • March 7,14, 21, 28
      • April 4,18 (tech), 25 (performance)
      • Final Performance: April 25th @ 5:00pm
    • Instructor: Anthony Wickizer
    • Tuition: $550
    • Register 11/15 @ 10am

    Song & Dance (Ages 8-12 & 10-14) 

    Song & Dance is the perfect place for both budding and experienced performers that love singing, dancing, and acting. In this class, students will put together a 45 minute musical review that will conclude with a performance at the StarStruck Studio for friends and family. Students are expected to attend every class and study at home to memorize music and choreography. The Wednesday group (Ages 10-14) is recommended to intermediate/advanced students who have participated in several mini musicals/camps and MainStage productions. This semester, both Song & Dance classes will be performing Pure Imagination- a brand-new musical revue featuring songs from across MTI's Broadway Junior® collection. 

    WEDNESDAY GROUP (Ages 10-14)

    • Day/Time: Wednesdays, 3:45-6:15p
    • Class dates:
      • February 1 (auditions), 8, 15, 22
      • March 1, 8,15, 22, 29
      • April 5,19 (tech), 26 (performance)
      • Performances: April 26 @ 5:00pm & 6:30pm
    • Instructors: Molly Anderson & Francesca Cipponeri
    • The Wednesday group (Ages 10-14) is recommended to intermediate/advanced students who have participated in several mini musicals/camps and MainStage productions.
    • Tuition: $600
    • Register 11/15 @ 10am

    FRIDAY GROUP (Ages 8-12)

    • Day/Time: Fridays, 3:45-6:15p
    • Class dates
      • February 3, 10, 17, 24
      • March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
      • April 7, 21 (tech), 28 (performance)
      • Performances: April 28 @ 5:00pm & 6:30pm
    • Instructors: Molly Anderson & Francesca Cipponeri
    • Tuition: $600
    • Register 11/15 @ 10am

    Kids on Broadway (Ages 6-8)

    In this introduction to musical theatre, students will explore the basics of singing, dancing, and acting. We will have fun creating our own “mini musical” with 3 to 4 musical theatre songs and perform for friends and family at our final class meeting. This is the perfect class for students who are interested in musical theatre but are not quite ready for the intensity of the Mini Musical/Song & Dance Class. 

    GROUP A:

    • Day/Time: Thursdays, 3:45-4:45pm
    • Class Dates:
      • February 2, 9, 16, 23
      • March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
      • Final Sharing: March 30 @ 4:20pm
    • Instructors: Molly Anderson, Valerie Golobic, and Ella Lym
    • Tuition: $225
    • Register 11/15 @ 10am

    GROUP B:

    • Day/Time: Thursdays, 5:00-6:00pm
    • Class Dates:
      • February 2, 9, 16, 23
      • March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
      • Final Sharing: March 30 @ 5:35pm
    • Instructors: Molly Anderson, Valerie Golobic, and Ella Lym
    • Tuition: $225
    • Register 11/15 @ 10am

    Private Lessons with Molly (Piano or Voice)

    Getting ready for an audition? Wanting to learn more about your voice? Have you always wanted to play piano? Now is your chance! These private lessons on either voice or piano will focus on technique that you can incorporate into other performance opportunities. Each student will receive 10 individualized lessons, which will lead to a group recital for friends and family at the end of the session. 

    About the instructor: Molly Anderson is excited to be back teaching at StarStruck Theatre! She has been involved with music her whole life, starting as a pianist when she was little. In addition to piano, she has consistently been involved in choirs, both at school and at her church. Molly has supervised music on productions such as “Disney’s A Little Mermaid: Junior” (Stage 1 Theatre), “The Addams Family” (Surflight Theatre), and “Legally Blonde” (Washington High School). She recently received her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education, with an emphasis in choral music from Azusa Pacific University. With 7 years of teaching experience, Molly enjoys seeing students grow into talented, confident performers.

    • Available Lesson Times:
      • 4:00-4:30p
      • 4:30-5:00p
      • 5:00-5:30p
      • 5:30-6:00p
      • 6:30-7:00p
    • Lesson Dates (Tuesdays):
      • January 31
      • February 7, 14, 21, 28
      • March 7,14, 21, 28
      • April 4
      • Group Recital: Tuesday, April 4th @ 7:30pm
    • Location: StarStruck Studio B
    • Tuition: $400 for ten 30-minute private lessons
    • Register 11/15 @ 10am

    START Improv & Theatre Games (Ages 9-12)

    Improv is an art. It is an approach to creating theatre without a script and being in the moment. In this introductory level class, students will learn the art of “acting quickly” while focusing on the fundamentals of improvisation. Each week we will play theatre games, improvise scenes, and build active listening skills, communication with scene partners, and learn to let loose on stage. Join us in saying “YES” to improv! NOTE: This class meets March to May.

    • Day/Time: Mondays, 5:00-6:00pm
    • Class Dates:
      • March 6, 13, 20, 27
      • April 17, 24
      • May 1, 8
      • Class sharing: May 8 @ 5:15pm
    • Instructor: Hilary A.Stevens
    • Where: StarStruck Studio B
    • Tuition: $225
    • No Class April 3 & 10
    • Register 11/15 @ 10am

    STUDIO Improv (Ages 10-16; Application Required)

    Improv is an art. It is an approach to creating theatre without a script and being in the moment. In this intermediate to advanced class, students will strengthen their skills in the art of “acting quickly” while focusing on the fundamentals of improv. Students will focus on theatre games and improvised scenes, while building active listening skills, communication with scene partners and letting loose on stage. Join us in saying “YES” to improv! 

    NOTE: This class meets March to May. Students must meet one or more prerequisites to enroll in this course. Please complete the following application for a registration code. 

    • Day/Time: Mondays, 3:45-4:45pm
    • Class Dates:
      • March 6, 13, 20, 27
      • April 17, 24
      • May 1, 8
      • Class sharing: FRIDAY, May 12 @ 6:00 pm
    • Instructor: Hilary A.Stevens
    • Where: StarStruck Studio B
    • Tuition: $225
    • No Class April 3 & 10
    • APPLY HERE (Due by November 11th) : https://forms.gle/1fQnHwqC9A96KjXx8

    Winter 2023 Classes

  • Registration Opens: Tuesday, November 15th @ 10am
  • StarStruck Spring Break (No Classes): April 10-14
  • View our COVID vaccination requirements HERE.
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