Collierville Arts Academy is home to an outstanding variety of professional instructors. We have a combined experience level of more than 100 years in the performing arts, fine arts, and martial arts...we think that is really impressive and hope you do as well! Our staff includes nationally recognized, certified, and award-winning teachers in a variety of disciplines including dance, music, theatre, and fitness. Among our staff you will find professional dancers and choreographers, certified certified personal trainers, professional musicians and fine artists. Our instructors' skills, talents, and dedication are at the cornerstone of the learning experience for our students. Collierville Arts Academy staff members annually attend conferences, workshops, and training seminars in their disciplines and stay on the cutting-edge of their fields.
Every season we host amazing master teachers and performing artists from Broadway Touring Companies. Our students have the opportunity to attend master classes and training workshops with Broadway stars. Our past Master Class Series have included performing artists from Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King, Newsies, The Sound of Music, Beautiful: The Carole King Story, Chorus Line, Hamilton, On Your Feet!, Cats, and more. We've hosted Master Classes with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Aladdin!
CAA dance program and music program alumni can be found performing in Broadway musicals, DisneyWorld, American Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet, Boston Ballet, and many more. Our fine artists and musicians are recognized with awards on the local, state, regional, and national levels. When you train with Collierville Arts Academy, you are training among some of the very best talent in the region.
We hold regular master classes throughout the year in dance, martial arts, fencing, and other program areas.
Our recent graduating classes included students attending college on scholarships or working at Boston College, Belhaven University, Indiana University, University of Memphis, Christian Brothers University, Colorado State, Murray State, University of Tennessee Knoxville, University of Southern Mississippi, Middle Tennessee State University, the US Air Force Academy and West Point to name just a few.