Winter Creative Arts Program


Classes begin tomorrow, Saturday Jan. 18th! 

LIMITED AVAILABILITY by phone only – call (973) 347-4946



Creative Dramatics

January 18 – April 5, 2014  (12 Weeks)

PK – Kxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx9:30 – 10:15 a.m.    CLOSED
Grades 1-2xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Grades 3-4xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx10:45 – 11:45 a.m.

Child must be 4 years old to participate in PK-K

Our Creative Dramatics program introduces children from pre-school through fourth grade to theater arts by naturally building upon their gifts of imagination and role-playing. In each class, children enjoy becoming a part of the magic they create on stage through innovative games, story dramatization and improvisation. Participation in the theater arts helps children expand their creativity, improve self-confidence and learn the importance of teamwork—all while having fun!

Cost: $175

Performing Arts Workshop

Saturdays, January 18 – April 5, 2014 (12 Weeks)

Grades 4-6xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx10:45 a.m. – 11:45 p.m CLOSED or 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CLOSED
Grades 7-9xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  OPEN

Our Performing Arts Workshops are designed both for experienced students who wish to improve their acting skills and for novices who simply have a desire to participate in the performing arts. In Performing Arts I (grades 4 – 6), students learn the basics of acting for the stage including warm-up techniques for both voice and body, improvisation, theater games, stage direction, and solo and group scene work. In Performing Arts II (grades 7 – 9), young artists hone their skills with in-depth scene study and line memorization. While more intense, this program is also appropriate for first-time student.

Cost: $175

Musical Performance Lab

Saturdays, January 18 – April 5, 2014 (12 Weeks)

Grades 4-6xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Grades 7-9xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx10:45 – 11:45 a.m.

Do you love to act and sing? If so, this in-depth program is for you! Each week, students focus on musical performance technique, including breathing, warm-up and vocal production, as well as song interpretation, movement and performance. Participants rehearse both solo and group pieces, and the lab culminates in a “show and tell” class for parents and families!

Cost: $200xxxxxxx

Theatre Dance Workshop

January 2014, date to be determined.

Join in the fun with this 2-hour Theatre Dance Workshop. Working with Growing Stage Choreographer, Jillian Petrie, participants will focus on storytelling through movement. Our one-of-kind workshop will benefit the actor who is new to dance, as well as the dancer who is new to theatre. An integral part of dance performance is for the audience to connect to the story being told, and it will be this program’s focus to bring our young performers to a whole new level of storytelling through movement. The workshopw will begin with a contemporary jazz warm up, followed by focus exercises on dance techniques needed for the theatre. The session will culminate in the creation of original choreography that will interpret and retell a well know fairy tale. The workshop is open to all young people ages 10+. No prior dance training required. Space is limited to 15 participants.

Cost: $75

For further information regarding the workshop date or to register, email Lori Lawrence or call the theatre at (973) 347-4946.


Blacklight Puppetry Workshop

January 2014, date to be determined.

Working alongside Growing Stage Artist-in-residence Perry Arthur Kroeger, participants will create, construct and paint their own black light puppet. Students will be taught to effectively manipulate the puppets through the retelling of a well known myth. This workshop is open to all young people ages 13 and older. Space will be limited to 12 participants.

Cost: $75

For further information regarding the workshop date or to register, email Lori Lawrence or call the theatre at (973) 347-4946.