Music & Arts©



CHILDREN AND ADULT CLASSES – Beginner to Intermediate





$100 - 4 classes 1x per week plus ($45 Registration)
Private lessons available


Drama & Creative Acting CALL to schedule

This studio based class will be full of thrill and excitement. Creative acting is all about expressing ideas, portraying characters in theatre, film, television, and other performing arts media. With this class, we will focus on the fundamentals of acting, introduction to voice diction, movement, blocking, improvisation, ad-libs, personality, and the creative process. Our goal is to help build and develop aspiring actors while having a fun experience.

(AGES 8yrs – 13yrs)


Acting & Authenticity 101 CALL to schedule

This studio-based class examines the concept of “building a character” and pushes towards performing arts. Throughout this seminar aspiring actors will learn how to successfully execute multiple techniques when acting while considering their environment along with learning memorization concepts. We will also take a key look into stage presence, script analysis, audition technique, emotional facility, comfortability, public speaking, commercial acting, theatrical acting, and film. This class will also focus on building confidence, motivation, and drive.

(Older teens - Adult)


Private Lessons- CALL to schedule

Private lessons will be offered to individuals seeking to increase their performance on a one-on-one level with the acting instructor. Lessons are created and tailored to the client’s personal needs with levels on completion. Private lessons are appointment only Monday – Saturday.


Chyna Francis, a young enthusiast ready to make an impact on our community and inspire individuals seeking realms in performing arts. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Francis began her acting career at the age of 6 where she made her first debut, in the "Wizard of Oz" at a local theater. Since then,  Francis has starred in numerous plays, musicals, commercials, dance competitions, fashion shows, movies, short films, music videos, and web series! Not only does Francis like to be in the spot light, she is also a hard worker behind the scenes. Francis is the Founder and current President of the Aspiring Stars Organization located at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Aspiring Stars is a non-profit organization dedicated to the broadcasting of all their members unique talents through live performances and filmed productions. Here Francis gives college students the power to still engage in performing arts and develop their craft. At Black Box Music and Arts Studio, Francis, plans on taking her students to the next level with active engagement, lesson plans, and hands on experiences that will set students up for success.


Highlights from 2017 Summer Musical Theatre camp. Cast learned how to prepare for a monologue, studied samples

of 50's musicals, experienced vocal warm ups, script study, choreographed dance and song.

"Shake Rattle and Rock”, written and directed by Delani Chambers, stage direction and vocal coach Christian Toler

was performed at the end of the session before an audience of family and friends.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. We accept cash, checks and credit cards. *REGISTER: Annual Membership is required in order to sign up for classes. The fee is $45 per family. This fee is non-refundable and only paid once per year, no matter how many family members or how many classes you take with us. You will be asked to register prior to enrollment in classes. By enrolling you agree to our terms. Family discounts are 10% for each additional family member.