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Central NJ
Recess Theatre Recess Theatre Mercer County NJ Theatre Classes for Kids
1240 Route 130 South, Robbinsville, NJ 08691

Recess Theatre Stage Acting Classes for Kids in New Jersey Learn. Act. Play.
Recess Theatre, established in 2016, is a professional theatre and performing arts studio. Their professional mainstage produces original, classic and contemporary works with a focus on the universal human experience. They strive to bring diverse and non-traditional stories to the community in order to explore the fundamental commonalities between all peoples.

Besides their mainstage events, Recess Theatre offers a variety of classes, workshops and camp opportunities for children to dive into the performing arts community. Programs and classes offered include Theatre Games, Intro to Acting, Basic Acting, Intermediate Acting, Junior Musical Theatre, Senior Musical Theatre and Shakespeare Saturdays. Acting classes are open to all ages and range from technique to comedy/improv, audition and college prep. Musical Theatre classes are for grades 4-12 and include vocal technique, storytelling through song, dance training and audition prep. Private and group coaching sessions are also available. Registration is available on their website, or call for more information.

Summer Camps Available

Northern NJ
New Jersey Youth Theatre
656 Westfield Avenue, Westfield, NJ 07090

New Jersey Youth Theatre Westfield New Jersey Classes taught in two eight week sessions!
NJYT’s Performing Arts School (908-233-3200) at 172 West Westfield Avenue in Roselle Park (lot parking available), launched in 1992, is one of New Jersey’s foremost performing arts school offering professional training in acting, musical theatre, ballet, voice, and stage make-up for students age 8 -18. The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation declared in a letter to NJYT: “There are few training opportunities for youth in New Jersey that provide this level of professionalism and rigor in a supportive environment.”

Industry professionals teach classes in two 8-week sessions: October 16 – December 5; January 8 – March 13. In acting, the first 8-week session will concentrate on improvisation, monologue selection and development, character development and audition preparation. (The Beginners' I Acting class will also focus on "losing inhibitions" and gaining confidence as a performer.) The second 8-week session will concentrate on scene study and development. In musical theatre, the first 8-week session will concentrate on basic voice production, solo selection, presentation, and interpretation for auditioning and performance. The second 8-week session will focus on musical theatre movement and dance, ensemble work and harmonies. Registration is Wednesday, September 20 from 4PM - 8PM and on Thursday, September 21 from 4PM - 8PM at the studio. The full brochure is online: Click on "classes," then on the 2017/18 "class brochure." The brochure contains class descriptions, schedules, fees, and instructor biographies. If you have questions, can’t make registration dates and you wish to register over the phone, please call 908-233-3200.

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Northern NJ
Performers Theatre Workshop
1 Pierson Road, Maplewood, NJ 07040

Performers Theatre Workshop, Maplewood NJ 27 Years of Success!
As one of New Jersey’s leading art schools for the young, Performers Theatre Workshop has been offering theatre classes in NJ for almost 30 years. A fantastic environment where kids can learn the craft they need to succeed – be it singing, acting or dancing.

The school’s faculty have starred on Broadway, TV and film, and there’s a strong history of graduates themselves moving into the industry. Audition preparation classes are also available, and the culture is always one where creativity is encouraged and expression supported.

Musical tuition also offered!

Northern NJ
New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts
593 Bloomfield Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ 07003

New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts, Bloomfield NJ Full Shows Performed in the School’s Own Theatre!
The New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts has both a complete program of theatre classes in NJ and its own 45 seat theatre. Classes for adults, teens and kids, in acting, film and TV, improv, voice and musical theatre, are taught, and speciality children’s and teens lessons held.

A progressive system, from beginners to professionals, covers techniques, speech, movement and even Shakespeare. The entire staff are professional actors, and classes are strictly limited to between 12 – 16 students, to ensure personal attention and development.

Summer camps held annually!


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