beyondBERGENPAC'’s Artist-in-Residencies can be customized to fit your school’s needs, budget, and schedule. Initiatives complement any curriculum and meet New Jersey’s Core Curriculum Standards.

School Residencies

Grades K-12

bergenPAC’s professional and experienced teaching artists will work with you to customize a curriculum focused on a specific art form that complements any academic subject area.

Residencies of any length are available both during and after school.

  • Acting
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Playwriting
  • Musical Theater

Student Directed One-Acts

Grades 9-12

Let your students run the show! Our staff teaches students how to design, direct, and manage a production from start to stage. Teaching them leadership skills and the importance of teamwork. Final projects take place in bergenPAC’s Drapkin Cabaret & Lounge.

Shows at bergenPAC

•Have your students visit bergenPAC and experience the magic of live theater while expanding cultural learning, understanding, and listening skills.
Students have the opportunity to meet the performers at the bergenPAC, interact with them, and in many cases participate in a master class.
Transportation provided by school.

*Performances take place during the evening or on weekends 

Bring Assemblies to Your School

Through our partnership with Arts Horizons, bergenPAC will work to provide your school with live assembly programs that meet the needs and demands of the whole school.

•Past assembly programs have focused on:

  • Anti- Bullying
  • Science
  • Interactive Dance
  • Music Festivals.

•These assembly programs are a great way for students to interact with live performers, learn about relevant issues that surround kids today, and experience live theater in the comfort of your own school! 

School Time Series at bergenPAC

Transportation provided by school
•Through our partnership with Arts Horizons, leading organization in arts education, we have established a school time performance series for students and teachers to come and enjoy shows at bergenPAC during the school day. Like any field trip, we want the students to have fun and interact with the performances. This is why we have chosen a line up this year that is sure to please!

*Performances take place during school hours

For more information about bringing bergenPAC into your school, please contact Alexander Diaz at (201) 816-8160, extension 49 or at