NEWSIES!

May 8, 9, 10, 11, 2024

Lend Me A Tenor

May 15, 16, 18, 2024

The Jungle Book

May 18, 19, 2024

Faculty

Deborah Loffredi Metzger

Artistic Director/Instructor

Deborah Metzger has built an extensive repertoire of directing, stage, TV, and movie credits.  At the age of 15, she founded a musical theater showchoir, Musically Yours, which she led for the next five years, and over 500 performances, at

Nicole Stefonek-Weiss

Level 3 instructor, Private Voice instructor

Nicole Stefonek-Weiss is a musical theater performer and instructor who holds a BFA from St. Mary’s University of Winona, MN.  She also studied at the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, Ireland and The Cabaret Conference at Yale in New Haven, CT. Nicole

Olivia Wohar

Vocal Instructor

Olivia Wohar holds a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from Point Park University.  Throughout her working career as an actress, she has had the opportunity to work locally and regionally.  She has also worked as a music director, an accompanist, and a

Scott Metzger

Sound engineer, tech advisor

Scott  Metzger’s vocal training has led him to hundreds of solo, a capella ensemble, and choral performances throughout twenty-five of the United States, Canada and Europe. Mr. Metzger is also a trained dancer, having studied under such teachers as Svetlana

Guest Artists

Alex Manalo

Guest Artist - Dance/Musical Theatre

Jeffrey Chips

Guest Artist - Shakespeare

Jeffrey is a local actor and director and is the artistic director of Steel City Shakespeare Center. He earned both a Master’s of Letters and an MFA in Shakespeare and Performance at Mary Baldwin University while training at the American Shakespeare

Missy Moreno

Guest Artist - Improvisation

Missy Moreno, an actor/ singer/improviser/comedian and teaching artist specializing in improvisation. She has a B.A. in Acting from Point Park University’s Conservatory of Performing Arts graduation and spent time studying comedy in Chicago at Missy the legendary Second City Training Center,

Jaime Slavinsky

Guest Artist - Advanced Acting

Jaime has worked professionally as an actor, director, producer,and educator for the past 20 years in Pittsburgh and New York City. Most recently, Jaime has taught acting for film & television, scene study, and audition technique at Donna Belajac Casting. She

Thomas Mirth

Guest Artist - Stage Combat, Film Acting

Mr. Mirth is a professional actor who has performed for more than four decades on stages in Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas. He has performed with many theatre companies. Some of his favorite roles includes, Johnny in Frankie and Johnny,

Brian Anthony Knoebel

Guest Artist - Movement

Paragon Studios
Fall 2021
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Classes: ***Prices listed are for an ENTIRE nine week session (4 sessions per year)
Acting/Musical Theatre 1: ($140)(ages 6-8) Acting/Musical Theatre 2: ($145) (ages 9-10)
Acting/MT 3: ($205) (ages 11-13) Acting 4: ($140) (grades 9-12)
  Musical Theatre 4: ($180) (grades 9-12)
  Combo! Acting/Musical Theatre 4: ($285)
Private Voice: ($185.00) (You must have a time scheduled BEFORE registering)
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Copy fee: $5.00 All scripts and music provided.
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If you have any questions about registration, please call before sending payment. Please send registration and payment to: Paragon Studios, 8130 Perry Highway, Pgh, PA 15237

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
No refunds are given for missed classes. Students are encouraged to be consistent with attendance. A $5.00 fee will be charged during the two nine-week sessions to help cover heating costs. This is an effort to keep class prices lower. (This means each student pays $10.00 total per year.)  There is a production fee charged in the middle of the year for participation in our show. This generally runs $30 for levels 1&2 and $40 for levels 3 & 4.

Private voice students – Missed lessons – Students may make up ONE lesson per nine weeks. Please understand that any lesson missed beyond the one per nine week session will not be made up and a refund will not be issued. (Any lesson missed due to teacher cancellation will be made up at the student’s convenience.)

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Paragon Studios – Performance Basics
Fall 2018
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Performance Basics runs 6 weeks, Mondays, beginning October 1, 4:00 – 5:00 P.M.
Please mail form and payment ($65.00) to: Paragon Studios, 8130 Perry Hwy, Pittsburgh, PA 15237
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Paragon Studios – Intermediate/Advanced Adult Acting
Fall 2018
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Adult Acting runs Mondays, beginning October 1, 7:00 – 9:00 P.M.
Please mail form and payment ($100) to: Paragon Studios, 8130 Perry Hwy, Pittsburgh, PA 15237
No refunds are given for missed classes. Students are encouraged to be consistent with attendance.
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Paragon Studios
Summer 2017
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Cost: $150.00 per student.

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Pittsburgh, PA 15237

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