Our Performing Arts Academy offers year-round instruction to allow students to explore a variety of disciplines within the performing arts. Classes offer a suggested level of experience and age; we aim to have a class for everyone! If you aren't sure which class is the right fit, please call our Director of Arts Education Julie Nagy at 732-528-9224 for assistance.

Register online with the links below or by calling the Box Office. A discount of 10% is offered for multiple registrations per semester per family.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD SUMMER 2017 PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY BROCHURE (.pdf)

Payment is due at the time of reservation. All tuition sales are final after the first day of class.

Discount offers cannot be combined.

Financial Assistance:
We strive to prevent cost from being a barrier to participation. Financial assistance is available, and applications for tuition assistance are available from the Director of Arts Education.

Acting & Improvisation

June 26 - July 7
(Monday-Friday. No class July 4)
Ages: 6 to 17 (Beginner-Intermediate; Students are divided by age into four groups)
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tuition: $350

Learn the process of acting, improvisation, movement, vocal clarity, stage presence, character role-play and story development. Groups will be broken down by age and students will create their own original play to be presented on the last day of class.
Instructors: Tyler Cicardo, Dan Cooley, Megan Sambataro, Kerrianne Spellman
Movement: Lauren Blake & Alexis Pellegrino

Puppetry

July 10-14
Ages: 6 to 9 (Beginner-Intermediate)
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Tuition: $250

Through popular characters like Elmo, Big Bird & Cookie Monster, we see puppets bring stories to life. Students will build their own character and create an original story for a Puppet Show. All puppetry building supplies included.

Instructor: Marjorie A. Enerson

Improv For Success

July 10-14
Ages: Students Entering 8th Grade through High School (Intermediate-Advanced)
Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Tuition: $175

Apply acting techniques to be successful at school or work when making presentations, working with a team and communicating effectively through storytelling.

Instructor: Evan Krachman

Musical Theatre I

July 17-28
(Weekdays)
Ages: 6-10 (Beginner)
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tuition: $350

Learn the essentials of being a musical theatre performer through vocal, dance and acting techniques. Each group will learn scenes, songs and choreography from Broadway musicals. No experience necessary. Final presentation onstage on the last day of class.

Instructors: Tyler Cicardo, Sheryl Guerrero, Michael Olender & Megan Sambataro

Musical Theatre II

July 17-28
(Weekdays)
Ages: 11-17 (Intermediate-Advanced)
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tuition: $350

Learn the essentials of being a musical theatre performer through vocal, dance and acting techniques. Each group will learn scenes, songs and choreography from Broadway musicals. No experience necessary. Final presentation onstage on the last day of class.

Instructors: Tyler Cicardo, Sheryl Guerrero, Michael Olender & Megan Sambataro

Theatre Dance I

July 31-August 4
Ages: 10-17 (Intermediate)
Time: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Tuition: $125

Students will learn to break down dance combinations and gain confidence in a variety theatre dance styles.

Instructor: Natalie Hayes

Improv Wiki

July 31-August 4
Ages: 10 and Up (Intermediate-Advanced)
Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tuition: $165

No need to ask Siri, Alexa or Google. Our instructor is an encyclopedia of improv games, a tool that helps the actor think quickly, imagine, role-play & commit to character.

Instructor: Dan Cooley

Theatre Dance II

August 14-18
Ages: 10-17 (Intermediate-Advanced)
Time: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Tuition: $165

Recommended for students who complete Theatre Dance I or who have formal dance training. Each day will focus on a different renowned musical theatre choreographer's style (Fosse, Champion, Bennett).

Instructor: Alexis Pellegrino