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UW Youth & Teen Programs

Musical Theater for Middle School: Mama Mia!

Ready, set, action! In this course, you’ll study scenes and songs from Mama Mia!, learning important skills like scene work, choreography, ensemble and solo singing along the way. We’ll use theater games and improvisation to build your listening skills, empathy and flexibility, and introduce the concept of side coaching. You’ll take a close-up look at various well-known musical theater characters to explore their journey in the story and how they communicate using song and dance. You’ll practice and perform a variety of songs, monologues and scenes, with a focus on memorization, role playing, and vocal and physical expression. On the final day of class, you’ll have the chance to share your work from the past two weeks with family and friends.

Who Should Register 

This course is for incoming sixth to eighth graders.


Terence Kelley and Dora Lanier

More Information

This in-person course is taught on the UW Seattle campus.

Students who want a full-day experience can register for two courses — one in the morning and one in the afternoon — which will include a supervised lunch break between courses. Students should bring a lunch. 

See the Policies page for details about registration policies, COVID-19 vaccination requirements and more. 


Aug 14–Aug 25, 2023

1 p.m.–4 p.m.
UW Seattle
Refund Deadline
Jul 3, 2023