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Mission

 
The aim of TADA is to create well rounded, versatile performers who can adapt their vocal, movement, and acting skills to a variety of performance opportunities.  Our 10 TADA students will receive individualized instruction from degreed professionals based on personal goals and strength and weakness assessments.  TADA students will be taught to function as a key player within a supportive ensemble and learn to engage in a positive, helpful, and collaborative manner.  TADA student will leave each semester armed with a deeper understanding of their craft, an appreciation for fellow performers, and a deeper love of the performing arts.

Who is TADA For?

 
TADA is for any performer who knows what they want and is willing to put in the time and practice to achieve it.  The ideal candidate will be able to sit down with us today and share their personal performance goals.  In general, ideal candidates will be ages 10-18, but we reserve the right to accept younger students based on the ability of each candidate to express to us a clear understanding of their specific goals. The ideal candidate will be one who is excited to take classes in all three disciplines and is looking for a way to save money by bundling services and working collaboratively with a small group of no more than 10.

TADA Track Options

  • Track 1:  1 private lesson AND 2 group lessons per week - $375/month plus check-in
  • Track 2:  2 private lessons AND 1 group lesson per week - $420/month plus private check-in with team once a month
 
All TADA members attend Thursday 7:30-9:30 pm Ensemble class as well as the group classes. This is a BONUS class where the ensemble gets training specific for their goals while working in a group to create a well-rounded performer
 
Private lessons can be scheduled with the individual instructor and consist of the following:
30 minutes 1 x weekly with Miss Tamie (vocals), 30 min 1 x weekly w Nat Q (dance), or 30 min 1 x weekly w Sierra (acting)
You may rotate monthly (example:  do private voice in September, private dance in October, private acting in November, etc.  Ideally, students will get at least a month of privates in every discipline)

Calendar and Pricing

 
Classes begin the week of August 31st for the Fall of 2022 (typically after Labor day for Fall and around the Third week of January in Spring) and encompass 12 weeks of instruction before thanksgiving break; PLUS a showcase and opportunity to perform in recital. Private lessons are scheduled individually with instructors and candidates can have up to 2 reschedules per semester.  Group classes cannot be made up but you may attend any other group class as an exchange. 
Monthly tuition remains the same regardless of weeks in the month.  Payments can be made monthly OR you may pay upfront for the semester:
Track One:  $1000 semester prepaid (save $125)
Track Two:  $1100 semester prepaid (save $160)
We accept cash, check, or VENMO OR you may use a credit card with a 3% processing fee added.

Meet the Team:

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TAMRA ROGERS
Vocal Instructor

Tamra Rogers was born and raised in the Bay Area, then spent 18 years in the beautiful Pacific Northwest before coming back “home” to California. Miss Tamie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from William Jessup University.  She has taught piano and voice for over 30 years, and currently owns and operates Tamraloo Studios, voted Lincoln and Sacramento’s Best Music Instruction 6 years in a row. She also currently serves as CEO and Artistic Director of The Stage, a 501c3 non profit theatre company. An accomplished collaborative pianist, choral conductor, vocal coach and music director, Miss Tamie has accompanied multiple church, community, and university choirs, as well as conducted children’s and adult choruses in both the Pacific Northwest and Northern California and coached vocalists all over the area.  She most recently lent her talents onstage as Judy Bernley in RCT's production of 9 to 5 and as Musical Director offstage for William Jessup's production of The Secret Garden. She is a multiple SARTA Elly award winner, for both her musical direction and performance roles. She also carols professionally as a Soprano in the Merrie Olde Christmas Carolers.   
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NATALIE QUILICI
Dance Instructor

Natalie Quilici is a Bay Area native who spent 25 years in the Bay Area dancing and entertaining the masses. After receiving her undergrad at San Jose State, she went on to produce the first site-specific dance festival in the South Bay and transitioned her career to creating. Ranging from competitive dance to choreographing weddings, musical theatre, and pageants, she received her Masters of Dance with honors from California State University, Long Beach for choreographic composition. Focusing on highlighting individual strengths and ensemble storytelling, she continues to serve the greater Sacramento Area.  Natalie enjoys creating dances of all kinds, including but not limited to: Musicals, Concert dance, Parades, Pageants, Competitive solos and ensembles, and Wedding/Quincenera dances. She is an educator, mover, and storyteller.
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SIERRA BAMSEY
Acting Instructor

 

Sierra began her path in music as a child in choral competitions, through the Davis Children's Chorale and Sacramento Children's Chorus. She was introduced to Musical Theatre through a competition trip to see the Chicago cast of "Wicked", and was absolutely hooked. Sierra graduated with a BA in Musical Theatre and a minor in Applied Music Theory from Point Park University. She has performed professionally all over the country, including a national tour with Missoula Children's Theatre, off-broadway sketch comedy shows, and nominations for regional work. 

Sierra has worked with a variety of companies in the Sacramento area as an instructor and vocal director, and has an absolute passion for teaching pain and tension-free singing through a variety of techniques.