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THEATER

bergenPAC’s regional theater school offers weekly classes for all ages in the dramatic arts and musical theater as well as college and audition preparation for aspiring actors continuing their education. bergenPAC also presents theatrical productions throughout the year on an audition basis.

Registrations accepted throughout the year.

To enroll now or for more information, call 201-482-8194 or email [email protected]

Earn College Credit!

Learn more about the Dual Enrollment Program at Bergen Community College. High school juniors and seniors can receive college credit for just $72 per credit! There are currently five classes at The Performing Arts School at bergenPAC where students can receive college credit from Bergen Community College: The Performing Arts School Show Chorus, Advanced Jazz Dance, Teen Acting Technique, Private Voice Lessons and Private Piano Lessons. These college credits are transferrable to many colleges in the state of New Jersey!

Application/Registration form here.

Class Schedule

Intro To Drama (Ages 6-7)

Schedule

  • Tuesday: 5:00pm-6:00pm

About Intro to Drama

Acting games and age-appropriate acting technique.

This class will culminate with our school wide end of year performance on the mainstage at bergenPAC.

Creative Drama 1 (Ages 7-9)

Schedule

  • Monday: 5:00pm-6:00pm
  • Thursday: 5:00pm-6:00pm

About Creative Drama 1

Acting games and age-appropriate acting technique. 

This class will culminate with our school wide end of year performance on the mainstage at bergenPAC.

Musical Theater For Kids (Ages 7-9)

Schedule

  • Wednesday: 4:00pm-5:00pm

About Musical Theatre for Kids!

Acting, singing, and dance in a musical theatre style.

This class will culminate with our school wide end of year performance on the mainstage at bergenPAC.

Creative Drama 2 (Ages 10-12)

Schedule

  • Tuesday: 6:00pm-7:00pm
  • Thursday: 6:00pm-7:00pm

About Creative Drama 2

Beginning and intermediate actors explore work on the stage with improvisation, monologues, and scene work. No singing required.

This class will culminate with our school wide end of year performance on the mainstage at bergenPAC.

Musical Theater For Preteens (Ages 10-12)

Schedule

  • Wednesday: 5:00pm-6:00pm

About Musical Theater for Preteens!

Acting, singing, and dance in a musical theatre style.

This class will culminate with our school wide end of year performance on the mainstage at bergenPAC.

Teen Acting Technique (Ages 13-18)

Schedule

  • Monday: 6:00pm-7:30pm

About Teen Drama

Intermediate and advanced actors explore work on the stage with improvisation, monologues, and scene work. No singing required.

This class will culminate with our school wide end of year performance on the mainstage at bergenPAC.

Sign up to receive college credits!

Musical Theater Voice (Ages 13-18)

Schedule

  • Tuesday: 6:00pm-7:00pm

About Musical Theater Voice

Students will focus on songs from the musical theater cannon, and will teach students to incorporate actable moments into song. 

This class will culminate with our school wide end of year performance on the mainstage at bergenPAC.

A Christmas Carol Rehearsals (Audition Only)

Schedule

  • Sunday: 1:00pm-5:00pm

About Rehearsals

Rehearsals are September to December, with final performances on the bergenPAC main stage on Saturday, December 15 at 3pm & 8pm and Sunday, December 16 at 1pm & 4:30pm

Private Acting/Voice Lessons

Available Monday through Friday 5pm-9pm. By appointment only.

Musical Theater Dance (Ages 13-18)

Schedule

  • Wednesday: 6:00pm-7:30pm

About Musical Theater Dance

This class teaches choreography from Broadway, National Tours, Regional Theaters and Auditions to aid students in preparing for a career in musical theater. 

This class will culminate with our school wide end of year performance on the mainstage at bergenPAC.

 

**Tuition based program, with audition for placement. For more information about upcoming Auditions, click here.**

Tuition & Policies

Tuition

Click here for tuition and payment information. 

Registration

All registrations must be paid in full by cash, check or credit card upon enrollment.

Attendance and Lateness

Consistent attendance is crucial to the learning process. Please call the office to inform us of all absences. Tardiness is very disruptive to the class, please make every effort to be on time.

Cancellations

In the event that classes are cancelled, students will be notified via telephone/email or a notice will be posted on our Website, Facebook, and Twitter.

Refunds

No refunds. Credit may be given due to prolonged illness with a medical note.

Holidays and Closings

2016-2017 School Year

September 12, 2016 - June 11, 2017

(**Please note that schedule may be subject to change)

Holidays & Closings

  • Rosh Hashanah October 3-4
  • Yom Kippur October 11-12
  • Thanksgiving November 24-27
  • Holiday Break December 21-January 1 
  • Martin Luther King Day January 16
  • Presidents' Weekend February 17-20
  • Spring Break April 10-16
  • Memorial Weekend May 26-29
  • Last Day of Classes June 11
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The Performing Arts School

The Performing Arts School provides arts education to students age 3 months to 21 years throughout Northern New Jersey. With classes in all types of performing arts, outreach programs throughout the state, and programming for children with special needs, every donation helps create more opportunities for new artists.

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