Master Classes
At Thistle Rose Academy of Arts our members vary in experience from amateur to professional.  We believe that there are always new things to learn and ways improve our art.  Each season, we offer a series of Master Classes with experienced professionals in the arts to help us hone our craft and become better artists. 

2016-2017 Season Master Class Instructors

Allison Boufford - Choreography
& Acting Coach
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Danielle Wright - Vocal Techniques
Danielle Wright, founded Opera MODO to fill the need for emerging artists who are done with school and seeking opportunities to develop artistically and gain stage experience. The word modo in Italian means opportunity. Though the company was officially formed in 2011, Ms. Wright produced 7 fully staged operas before giving Opera MODO its formal name and direction. She loves to watch people grow and flourish. Ms. Wright made her MainStage operatic debut in 2010 with Des Moines Metro Opera, and is an active performer across the United States.



Taylor Alfano - Acting Coach and Audition Technique
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