Master Classes for Students

Pittsburgh CLO Academy Master Classes and Workshops are one-time classes that allow students the opportunity to learn directly from working professionals. Past master classes have featured guest artists from  Broadway companies and current national tours.

  • Master classes are scheduled throughout the school year.
  • Participating ages and cost may vary depending on the content of the class.
  • You do not have to be an Academy student to attend.

Upcoming Master Classes:

image descriptionSpring Master Classes

Do You Believe in Fairy Tales? 
A Master Class with Erica Messonnier

Friday, May 25
$25 per person • Ages 3-14

Do you believe in fairy tales? Come dressed as your favorite prince or princess and dance the day away in this magical master class! Led by the talented Erica Messonnier, currently of the National Tour of Rogers + Hammerstein's Cinderella.
$25 per person - you do not have to be a CLO Academy student to attend!

More about Erica:
Erica Messonnier is a Dallas, Texas native currently residing in the bustling city of New York. Since graduating from Point Park University with a BFA in dance, Erica has been seen in dance performances and musicals alike. Currently, Erica is traveling the country with the Broadway National Tour of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Favorite credits include: Grease the Musical with Royal Caribbean, Seussical the Musical at Pittsburgh Musical Theater, Principal Female Dancer with Viking Ocean Cruise Line, and “Miracles” Dancer with Busch Gardens.

Summer Master Classes

On Your Feet Master Class

June 13 • 5:00-6:30pm
$25 per person • Ages 8+

"The Rhythm is Gonna Get You!" Aspiring dancers are invited to the Pittsburgh CLO Academy to learn ON YOUR FEET! choreography from an industry professional. Participants will experience the fancy footwork of this Broadway hit from a cast member of the current national tour.  

Register here to take the master class ONLY, or pair it with tickets to the show for $50.75 by calling 412-281-1264 x 287!

Triple Threat Boot Camp

June 12-14 & August 14-16
$125 per person • Ages 10-18

Back by popular demand!  Are you ready to be a Triple Threat?  Join us for three intense days of acting, dancing and singing that are guaranteed to whip you into shape. Featuring guest artists from every dicipline.

Acting Boot Camp

August 14-16
$100 per person • Ages 10-18

3 Professionals. 3 Days.  3 Acting Styles! Hone your stage, audition and on-camera acting technique while working closely with three masters of the craft. Students of all skill levels and backgrounds encouraged. 

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Bring your friends - you do not not have to be an Academy student to enroll!

Upcoming Master Classes



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Upcoming Master Classes: Triple Threat Boot Camp

Past Master Classes: Altar Boyz

Past CLO Academy Master Classes

  • Altar Boyz
  • American Idiot
  • An American in Paris
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Chris Jamison from NBC's THE VOICE
  • Come Fly Away
  • Dirty Dancing
  • Dreamgirls
  • Eileen Grace - Precision Dance
  • Finding Neverland
  • Fosse Technique
  • Grease
  • In the Heights
  • Kinky Boots
  • The Lion King
  • Mamma Mia!
  • Mary Poppins
  • Mastering the College Application Process
  • MTX
  • Once
  • Pippin
  • Rock of Ages
  • Shrek, the Musical
  • Special Skills Spectacular! (Jugglng, Improv, and Stage Combat)
  • Something Rotten
  • Tap with Toxie!
  • The Magic of Movement with Dan Kamin
  • Triple Threat Boot Camp
  • West Side Story
  • Wicked
  • World Cultures
  • Young Frankenstein