Master Classes, Workshops & Performances

The Nebraska High School Theater Academy offers a variety of learning opportunities throughout the year, including in-person and virtual master classes with Broadway artists, workshops, distance learning and more. Master classes focus on musical theater-style dance, audition techniques, acting, technical theater and more.


Students at participating NHSTA schools are eligible to attend Broadway master classes for free! Pre-registration is required. Space is limited and participation caps may apply. Master class and workshop offerings are subject to change and additional classes and workshops may become available throughout the year.



Upcoming NHSTA Master Classes and Workshops

Master Class with CATS

cats   Check out the recording of the class here!

Master Classes with HAMILTON

hamiltonCheck out the recording from the October 28th dance master class here! Students will learn choreography from "My Shot"

Check out the recording from the November 4th dance master class here! Students will learn choreography from "The Room Where It Happens"

                                                                                  Check out the recording from the Q&A here!

Audition Master Class with HADESTOWN

hadestownAudition Master Class with Broadway Artist and Omaha native, Kevyn Morrow

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 | 10am - 12pm
Holland Performing Arts Center

                                                                                       Register now!

Master Class with WICKED

wickedAudition Master Class with WICKED

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 | 10am - 11:30am
Holland Performing Arts Center

                                                                        Register now!

Dance Master Class with Broadway Artist, Elizabeth Earley

Elizabeth Earley Headshot
Dance Master Class with Elizabeth Earley

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 | 10:00am - 11:00am
Holland Center | Scott Recital Hall
Virtual | Zoom

Register Now!

Free and Discounted Tickets!

NHSTA schools are eligible for discounted for free tickets to select Omaha Performing Arts performances at the Orpheum Theater and Holland Center. Registered NHSTA schools will receive email updates if free tickets are available.


Group Sales

Special group sales discounts are available to school groups of 10 or more. Contact Patron Engagement Manager, James Rich at 402-661-8516 or JRich@O-pa.org to reserve tickets today! 


Student and Teacher Rush

Students of all ages are invited to register for Student Rush discounts. Students and teachers who register will receive Student Rush emails and updates about upcoming performances. You'll have the chance to see select events at the Holland Center and Orpheum Theater for as low as $10. Plus, receive 50% off some shows, including Broadway. Student and Teacher Rush tickets can only be purchased beginning 90 minutes prior to the performance. Don't forget your student/teacher ID! The limit is two per person and all tickets are subject to availability. Tickets may be purchased in person only at the box office of the venue in which the performance will be held. More information on Student and Teacher Rush discounts is available here.



Media Release Form

Any student participating in an O-pa master class must complete the Participant Release Form below. Students are only required to submit one release form for the 2021/2022 season.