All of our instructors hold degrees in their chosen fields, are industry professionals or have trained intensely in the arts.
Our instructors are all young, energetic professoinals who are here for your child's success and growth in the performing arts.
Meet Our Staff:
Michael Kadin Craig
Michael is currently the Artistic Director of Perrysburg Musical Theatre. He made his Off-Broadway debut in Altar Boyz, as Matthew, playing the role for 2 years and was part of the closing cast. His NYC credits include High School Musical 2 and High School Musical Yearbook with Disney Theatricals, Only Children at Lincoln Center and Things To Ruin: The Songs Of Joe Iconis. Regional credits include Hairspray (Link Larken) at Pittsburgh CLO, Edges at Music Theatre of Connecticut, High School Musical 1 & 2 (Troy) at Casa Manana and Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, The Sixties Project at Goodspeed and Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar. In 2002, Michael was seen on American Idol 2 as a Hollywood Finalist. He Graduated from NYU Steinhardt with a degree in Vocal Performance and is a member of Actors Equiy Association.
Bachelors of Music
Actor's Equity Association
Jason is currently attending Bowling Green State University majoring in Vocal Performance and Recording Technology where he studies with Dr. Sean Cooper. He specializes in classical singing in such roles as Bartolo/Antonio and Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro and Lycus in Handel's Hercules, but he is no stranger to Musical Theatre, having played Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and the Voice of Audrey II in Little Shop of Horrors among many others. Most recently, Jason performed the role of Mikado in Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado for the Bowling Green Opera Theatre. In addition to voice, Jason teaches guitar, piano, and drum set at Next Stage Studios. Jason is also currently involved with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the Bowling Green Children's Opera, where he will be performing the role of Dandini this spring in The Billy Goats Gruff.
Clark received his BFA in Musical Theatre and Dance from The University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. He has performed across the country in such roles as Sparky in Forever Plaid, Linus in You're A Good Man, Andy Lee in 42nd Street, and Barnaby Tucker in Hello Dolly. He recently performed in the TheatreworksUSA National Tour of Seussical! He has choreographed and held the role of Dance Captain for shows including Hairspray; Crazy For You; Footloose; Aida; and Big, the Musical. He has worked at camps across the country, teaching acting, singing, piano, dance and leadership. Last year, he worked at Inside Broadway, teaching song and dance to ESL students in Brooklyn as well as Annies Playhouse, a private Performing Arts School in New Jersey. Clark is a proud member of Actors Equity Association. Clark was also recently certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Personal Trainer.
BFA Musical Theatre,
NASM Certified Personal Trainer,
Actor's Equity Association
Trisha graduated from BGSU with an Associate of Arts and a Bachelors degree in theatre. She is passionate for musical theatre; but loves all types of theatre. Trisha has been trained in educational theatre as well as acting, technical work and musical theatre. She has recently worked at Caryl Crane Children’s Theatre, Bowling Green State University and BGSU Firelands in classical and musical theatre works. She looks forward to her chapter at Next Stage Studios.
We offer classes in Musical Theatre, Acting, Dance, Creative Drama and Auditioning as well as special workshops with Broadway Guests and Industry Professionals!
NSS offers private instruction in voice, acting, auditioning, song coaching as well as select musical instruments such as guitar, drums and piano.
Our energetic professional staff hold degrees in their chosen fields. Instructors have performed and trained professionally and worked all around the country!
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