Striking 12 (Ages 12 & Up)


Inspired, in part, by Hans Christian Andersen’s, “The Little Match Girl,” it tells the story of a grumpy, overworked New Yorker who resolves to spend New Year’s Eve alone in his apartment when an unexpected visitor brings some much-needed cheer. The evening springs to life through an eclectic score that combines pop, rock, jazz, showtunes, and more.

Dates: September 2 – December 31

Times: September 2nd – 16th:
Saturdays Only, 1pm – 2:30pm
Beginning September 18:
Monday/Wednesday 7:30pm – 9:30pm, Saturdays 1pm – 2:30pm
No class October 21 – 26 & December 21-December 29th

Fee: $608 or 4 payments of $152 *

Performance: Sunday, December 31st, 3pm at Schwab
Mandatory Tech/Dress rehearsals: December 30th, 1pm – 5pm & December 31st, 11am – 1:30pm

Note: Students will have individual vocal/acting coachings (30-minute sessions) scheduled at mutually convenient times in the after school hours.

80+ hours of rehearsal plus individual coachings for less than $8 per instruction hour.


Registration for this class is closed.

* Additional costs for the class:

  • Basic Performance clothing and shoes will need to be provided.
  • Materials fee for the scripts
  • Fee for Admission at Schwab Auditorium

All of the additional fees and needs will be outlined in the welcome e-mail you will receive before the start of class.
If you wish to know exact costs, please feel free to email us! We will be happy to provide.

Updated Policies – PLEASE READ

Attendance is mandatory. Exceptions are made for illness or family travel (at an appropriate time). If your student is going to be absent, please send us word via e-mail ( Please note that students are required to be at all final rehearsals at the stage.

Memorization is required. We expect the student to practice assigned material at home with a family member. Specific dates will be given on a case by case basis based on the class.

Rehearsal behavior: Students are to behave kindly and respectfully in rehearsal towards both their directors and fellow students. Parents will be contacted immediately if there are any behavioral concerns.

Clothing requirements: Student will be asked to provide basic performance clothing, this could include, but is not limited to: jazz or character shoes*, leggings, tights and/or leotard, dress pants, and a specific color of shirt. You will be notified about the specific clothing that your student will need 4-6 weeks before the performance.
            *In most cases it will be jazz shoes, we have many pairs for loan; otherwise, you will need to purchase a pair at Physique Boutique/Cianna’s Dance Boutique. (Please bring your child along as they are sized differently than street shoes and they will need to try them on with socks.) The younger classes are also welcome to use black ballet slippers.

There is an admission to the performance. A modest fee is charged to help cover the rental cost of Schwab Auditorium. You will be notified of the amount in advance of the performance. There is no need to get tickets in advance! There is plenty of seating for all. The seating is general admission (unassigned) and the fee is taken at the door. Cash or check only.

There is no video or flash photography at the performances, due to copyright issues. Parents are welcome to take photos of their student on the stage after the performance.

Refunds: If you or your student is unsure about participating in Singing Onstage, they are welcome to come to observe a class currently in rehearsal. If your child has enrolled and after several weeks is not comfortable with this activity, we are happy to refund the classes not attended.
           * This policy is for Fall and Spring semesters only. Summer refunds are offered up until 2 weeks before the start date, unless the child becomes ill or there is a family emergency. If you are unsure about enrolling your child for the Summer semester, you are most welcome to bring them to a current class for observation!

For more information, please head over to our Policies & FAQ page!