Inspiring their confidence to perform

I don't know what is better than the work that is given to the actor - to teach the human heart the knowledge of itself.

- Laurence Olivier

Students at TeSA receive early immersion in all aspects of theater performance. This includes acting, character building, playwriting, creative collaboration, improvisational techniques, set design, and much more.

TeSA goes above and beyond to inspire their love of theater

  • Students have the opportunity to study musical theater and participate in the annual school musical.
  • Students will be exposed to Meisner and Stanislavski techniques of acting training.
    • Learning to inhabit roles and express their feelings and creativity.
    • A valuable course of study for future artists and citizens.
Christi Murphy is the theater teacher at TeSA and holds the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts Performance from the University of Texas at Arlington. She has significant expertise in theater education for young people, having worked in public schools, as well as for Casa Mañana and Lyric Stage.