Kids Find Friendship, Home Away From Home, at Sudbrink Academy

So many of us have budding actors in our homes – kids with big personalities who love to do impersonations, entertain siblings, or  “put on a show”. These qualities are not always welcomed with a smile in a school setting, and not always understood by peers.

Theatre kids are their own special kind. They are open-minded, creative, and warm and welcoming to others. They tend to judge each other less and appreciate each other for their differences more. Theatre kids look past social differences, valuing each other for their uniqueness and creativity, not their clothes and the car their parents drive. For theatre kids, relationships transcend boundaries of age, school, and cliques.
One place where theatre friendships thrive is at Sudbrink Performance Academy, a family-run nonprofit company in the heart of Downtown Waukesha. “What I’ve observed about theatre friendships is that they don’t consider things like age or social class,” founder Jes Sudbrink explains, “they just bond over a mutual love of the performing arts. It is a beautiful thing.” In her classes, she finds otherwise odd pairings becoming the best of friends.
“Some of our students don’t feel like they can fully be themselves at school, but they can here. And everyone is accepting of that and to feel loved for who you are – that is the foundation for a healthy self-esteem.”

Sudbrink Performance Academy puts on one big full-scale production each summer – this year’s being School of Rock. Throughout the rest of the year, they fill their studio with fine arts education and enrichment opportunities. They have had Broadway actors come in to teach Master Classes, and have even organized a student trip to New York City to really take a bite of the Big Apple.
This year the Academy is offering a great mix of courses in music, theatre, and dance, with something for a range of ages: From 4 through 18 years old. Five phenomenal instructors cover the six courses offered this fall. Check out the October through December session here. If group classes don’t fit into your schedule, private voice, acting, and music lessons are available at a variety of times through the week.
The Sudbrinks have created a special code for The Lake Country Mom readers to save 20% off registration on any fall 2018 class! Use code TLCMOM20 when registering online. This code is only valid for the first 25 families to register, so don’t put it off! Do so, HERE
Contact Sudbrink Performance Academy at or 262-510-2035
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