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Private Lessons

Ages 8 - Adult. Appointments pending instructor's schedule. Please call 954.344.5991 to set up a lesson with one of our talented instructors.

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Private Voice

Private voice is a strong one on one study of the performer’s vocal technique.  It is a necessary class for those interested in developing the skills to improve voice and professional expertise.  This class is recommended for anyone who is interested in singing. Private Vocal studies can also include preparation for Thespian competitions, either individual or group pieces.  Private Lessons are an excellent opportunity to prepare for College and professional theatre auditions. 

1/2 Hour Lessons: $45 per class

1 Hour Lessons: $75 per class

Private Acting

Everything an actor needs to develop the skills necessary to succeed. You’ll be prepared for anything from school auditions, districts, college interviews or agency calls.  If you’re ready for a career, private acting will teach you what you need to know to succeed in the industry. Private acting also includes preparation for Thespian competitions, either individual or group pieces.

1/2 Hour Lessons: $45 per class

1 Hour Lessons: $75 per class

Private Dance

The wide range of dance styles (Tap, Ballet, Jazz) can be covered allowing students the opportunity to connect technique with proper terminology. These techniques are an essential part of the Musical Theatre Industry and the student will achieve a higher level of knowledge that is required for professional theatre and college auditions.  Suitable dancewear and proper dance shoes are necessary.

1/2 Hour Lessons: $45 per class

1 Hour Lessons: $75 per class

Private Piano

Piano/Keyboard lessons for beginners focus on piano basics; learning to read notes, read rhythms, play scales, play basic chords, music theory, hand placement, and other tools essential to play any style of music. Progress is catered to each student, allowing for maximum attention and development. Intermediate lessons will progress students to the next level, teaching sight reading, accompaniment and even college prep work. Play music you are passionate about!

1/2 Hour Lessons: $45 per class

1 Hour Lessons: $75 per class

Meet The Staff


Our talented and compassionate staff hails from such reputable institutions as AADA, AMDA, Boston Conservatory, Florida State University and are National Board Certified Adjudicators. Thier performance credits include Broadway, national tours, Disney, film & television and the Joffrey Ballet. Our staff has trained with the best: Baryshnikov, Meisner, Morris, Shurtleff, and more!

Raquel Montesino - Music/Acting Instructor

NSBstaff3.jpgRaquel Montesino has been teaching at Next Stop Broadway and the Academy since 2008, and performing since before she can remember! During her time at The University of Central Florida, she performed professionally at Walt Disney World in Orlando in such productions as High School Musical, Finding Nemo, and the Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Review.

In addition to performing for various local theater's, Raquel has also utilized her talents as the resident Cabaret singer for The Center's Level 3 lounge. Raquel serves as one of Next Stop Broadway's musical directors in addition to teaching acting and voice techniques. 

Abby Wolf - Acting Instructor

nsbstaff11.jpgAbby Wolf graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a BFA in theatre performance, having received training there in techniques like Chekhov, Stanislavski, and Fitzmaurice Voicework.

Her favorite credits include playing the Fool in King Lear, Mary Warren in The Crucible, and directing a production of Eric Bogosian's Talk Radio. She was also assistant instructor for Acting & Improv classes during Next Stop Broadway's Summer Camp 2018.

Alix Roberts - Dance Instructor

NSBstaff4.jpgAlix has had a passion for dance and performing since the age of 2. She trained with Emmy Award nominated choreographer Glenn Douglas Packard in the Untouchables Dance Company, giving her the opportunity to travel and perform at events throughout Florida.

She received a Masters degree in Education from the University of Florida and is currently pursuing her love for teaching kids dance at Next Stop Broadway. In addition, she dances and choreographs professionally for the Delray Beach Open VolleyGirls.

Nicole Dikun - Music Instructor


Nicole Dikun is a working, local South Florida Actor and Choeographer. Nikki started her career at the age of 8 performing at the Coral Springs Center for the Performing Arts where she later went on to become the Vocal, Dance and acting teacher of the K-12th grade fall classes.

Some of Nicole's credits include Assistant Choeographer for Measure for Measure Theater Company’s production of 'In the Heights' , MNMs production of 'Hair' at the Kravs Center and most recently 'Once On This Island' at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Nikki is delighted to rejoin as a private instructor for the Next Stop Broadway family! Have confidence and shine on!

Dawn Ketz - Dance Instructor

NSBstaff8.jpgDawn has been the resident choreographer at Next Stop Broadway for 15 years. She is a graduate of the prestigious High School of Performing Arts in New York City, popularly known as the Fame school. Dawn continued her pursuit in the arts and went on to perform with the American Ballet Theater, Joffery Ballet, and the New York City Ballet. Additionally, Dawn was an original cast member of the Broadway production of 42nd Steet.

Dawn continues her love for the performing arts as an instructor with Next Stop Broadway. She enjoys instructing students for their college auditions and choreographing numerous productions. 

Jerel Brown - Dance Instructor


Jerel Brown is a South Florida based Performer/Choreographer. Jerel has done shows all over the US and Japan. Recent credits include Universal Studios Japan, MNM Productions and Slow Burn Theatre.

He has been with Next Stop Broadway since 2007. He has also choreographed many high school productions and competition pieces in Broward County and West Palm Beach. His students earning Superior Ratings at the District and State level. Jerel has won many awards for his work including Best Choreography at a National Performance Arts Festival.

Michael Scott Ross - Music Instructor

MSR_headshot.jpgMichael is a native New Yorker living in South Florida. He is a proud member of AEA and Wagner College alum. Michael has performed across the Sunshine State at Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Zoetic Stage, The Adrienne Arsht Center, Slow Burn Theatre Company at The Broward Center, Island City Stage, The Wick Theatre, The Winter Park Playhouse, MNM Theatre Company at The Kravis Center, TheatreZone, Alhambra Theatre and Dining and Gulf Coast Symphony. New York: Raffi On Broadway (Gershwin Theatre), Twist (Manhattan Theatre Source), Edges (WPPAC).

As a cabaret artist, Michael has performed in 2 Guys and a Doll Do Broadway, Practically Perfect: The Music of Julie Andrews and his solo show My Broadway: The Roles I Could Play.  He also has entertained in Las Vegas as a principal vocalist in Donn Arden's Jubilee!  

Production Team credits: Assistant to the Director for Cabaret (Gulf Coast Symphony, Teen and Youth Camp production assistant/musical director/acting and vocal coach (Next Stop Broadway Performing Arts School), Casting Assistant for Grease/Guys and Dolls (MNM Theatre Company).  www.michaelscottross.com