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Musical Theatre

Sing – Dance – Act

Location: 8 Frederick St, Charlestown
Class size: up to 15
Class length: 60 | 90 minutes
Program length: Ongoing, join anytime
Cost: $21 | $27 (see details)


In Musical Theatre, the three great performing arts of singing, dancing and acting combine to create one vibrant performance experience.  

In each class, students learn to sing and refine their singing technique; learn dance movements and choregraphed sequence for each song; act out scenes, try out characters and learn their part in the class performance.

Our Year Program:

Term 1:

The history and styles of musicals from last century. Every musical not only has a story to tell, but a role to play in the evolution of theatre.

Term 2:

The term of the triple threat. Dancing, acting, singing. How they come together and the techniques we need in each. Performance end of term 2: A showcase of musical numbers from last century. Each class will perform their own songs & scripts.

Term 3:

The creation of a show. From auditions to accolades, scripts to scores, tableaux to time-steps, and everything in between.

Term 4 theme:

Curtain up! It’s time to perform! But first we learn how a theatre works and all we need to know on and off the stage.

Our Class Age Groups:

Kindy to Year 2:

What is musical theatre? At this age it is an introduction into the three main elements that make up musical theatre. Dancing, acting, singing. Students will learn the fundamental skills of each and how to apply them all at once in a fun and energetic class.

Year 3 – 4:

A time to build confidence and explore working as an ensemble with a combination of creative play in groups and as individuals. Development in skills will also allow for confidence to build as we learn fundamental dance, acting and vocal techniques.

Year 5 – 6:

Creativity within the lines of a script or score is all about character building. While learning technique and application, we explore the dynamics available to make character choices and at the same time the importance of working alongside a director both as an individual and as an ensemble. 

Year 7 – 8:

Musicals are a complex beauty, with multi-part songs, an array of dance styles (often within the one show) and a range of characters. Exploring all they have to offer is how we can learn and put into practice the skills needed, while developing our own performance style.  The practice of learning scripts, lyrics and choreography all come into play when developing a musical.  

Year 9 – 12 – Senior Musical Theatre 

The practice of performance is what extends our skill levels and develops us as a musical theatre performer. Students will learn what is expected within the musical theatre industry including audition techniques, reading music, dance call basics and theatre etiquette. This is a time to develop, grow, and hone in on skills.

Satisfaction Guarantee:

If for any reason you wish to cancel your enrolment within your first month of classes, we will refund your member joining fee and any remaining tuition fees.*

*Applies to member enrolments only. 


Lauren Harvey

Lauren Harvey

Teaches: Year 2 to High School age

Natasha Gibbs

Natasha Gibbs

Teaches: Kindy to Year 4 age groups



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Hive Member Enrolments:

If for any reason you wish to cancel your enrolment within your first month of classes, we will refund your remaining tuition fees and cancel your enrolment.

Please note:

1st month period applies for 30 days starting on the date of your first class

Satisfaction guarantee applies to:

  • Members who are NEW to Hive
  • NEW enrolments in Bee-School (for new and existing Hive clients)

Alternatively: you can CHANGE your enrolment to any other Hive class / program if you are unsatisfied, with no notice period.

$21 per class

Tuition fee includes:

  • One class per week
  • Unlimited makeup classes (during the term of enrolment only).


Billing Options: 

1. Hive Members: Weekly tuition is charged in monthly installments of $70, total of $210 per 10 week term.


2. Non-Members: Weekly tuition is charged upfront by the term: $210 per 10 week term.*

An administration charge of $20 applies to each non-member enrolment*

*Click to read more info about member / non member enrolment options.

Uniform Fee: Musical Theatre enrolments only must wear the Hive uniform to class weekly and at performances. Uniform is the Hive T-shirt $25 with black leggings or trousers.

Member /  Info

Private lessons: $35 per lesson. Billed by the month: $116.50 (Members). Billed by the term: $350.

Pro-Rated Fees:

Join anytime! ALL fees are pro-rated and charged from your START DATE

Multi-Class Discounts:

Individual students enrolled in 2 or more classes per week:

  • 2 classes per week: $35*
  • 3 classes per week: $50*
  • 4 classes per week: $60*

*In order for us to be able to offer multi-class pricing with such a wide variety of class types at Hive, the classes that cost us in resources or royalty fees have a built-in resource levy.  This breaks down as: $21 tuition fee / $4 resource levy / total $25 per week (1 hr class) and $21 tuition fee / $6 resource levy / total $27 per week (1.5 hr class). For multi class pricing as listed above, the levy is charged in addition to the fees listed per art or piano group lesson.

Family Discounts:

10% off total bill for families with 3 or more siblings enrolled.