Studio Sharise, located above the Historical Burbank Theatre, is dedicated to bringing the fun and challenge of the creative and performing arts to San Jose. Not just a "Triple Threat", we are a "Multiple Threat" studio training aspiring performers and artists in dance, acting, singing, music and the visual arts. Studio Sharise focuses on developing technical mastery, performance excellence and artistic expression in all students.
We also encourage creativity in the non-performer, help wake up the latent creative passions in the older population and allow the young to explore their artistic creativity.
Our Mission & Vision
Here at Studio Sharise, our mission is simple: to offer quality, top-notch training and allow the exploration of individual, creative expression in both the performer and non-performer, the artist and those who just want to dabble - all in an encouraging, positive and inspiring environment.
Our vision is to see our students excel in their training and give them an opportunity to participate in professional stage and film productions. Students can use their talents and hone their skills while working in productions produced by Sharise's company, Mariposa Productions llc, along with other production companies in both the Northern California and LA areas.
Why Studio Sharise?
At Studio Sharise we support and nurture the love and joy the creative and performing arts can bring! We believe that creative freedom is as important as proper technique, and through the use of holistic, mind-body training, students are encouraged to develop their individual, artistic expression while gaining technical mastery. At our studio we provide quality education and are committed to inspire, train and develop students of all ages and levels. Though personal excellence and commitment is expected, at Studio Sharise you won't find any knuckle smacking, but support in discovering your artist within and meeting your individual goals. Class sizes are limited assuring students receive one-on-one attention in every class and, with so many classes to choose from, you are certain to gain a full and rich experience and a well rounded education in the arts. Experience our vibrant arts community devoted to professionalism and excellence in all that we do. Click here to learn about our Holistic Mind-Body approach
Come on In!
It is our desire for all who step into our studio, take our classes or set foot on our stage (or set), feel welcome. We offer parents a cozy living-room style lobby where coffee, tea, cocoa and free Wi-Fi are available; a Garden Room where children waiting for their classes can snack, play board games, do homework, read or color; and a professionally floored and equipped performance studio where students can create and learn. Just walking into Studio Sharise (as students say), is like "coming home". Click here for studio tour
We offer classes to those socially and/or economically disadvantaged ( click here to learn about our Shoot for the Stars Scholarship program) and to those with mental and physical limitations as we believe no one should be denied the joy that the performing and creative arts can bring. We are also busy performing at outreach programs such as soup kitchens, homeless shelters and nursing homes. These activities do not only benefit others, but also gives students additional opportunities to put what they have learned to practice - and not just in their training, but in their responsibility to the community, as well.