Enrichment Programs for Acting, Singing, Theater and more...

Do you have a budding actor or singer on your hands? Does your child have a love for the theater arts or dramatic arts? Here are a few of our local New Jersey performing arts educational opportunities to guide them into becoming future stars of the stage or screen. There are classes for children of all ages, many have after school programs or weekend lessons. Performing arts classes and acting theater classes are fun and a great way for children to express themselves. Click here for more performing arts classes and activities.

Acting Out (Premier Acting School in Westfield)

439 South Ave W, Westfield, NJ, 07090, 908.379.8119
The Home of Broadway Stars, Acting Out is now in New Jersey! Westfield is our new home and we are thrilled to offer extensive performing arts curriculum for students kindergarten to college. Train where Broadway trains and dive into our courses on acting, musical theatre, improvisation, film/television, as well as private lessons for singing, piano, and audition preparation. We are so proud that many of our graduates sparkle the Broadway stages in hit musicals like The Lion King, The Falsettos, Caroline, or Change, and Les Miserables as well as hit TV shows and feature films.

All of Acting Out's instructors are working actors and musicians, a unique training opportunity that offers your child the chance to learn directly from those in the know, those who have worked on Broadway, in regional theatres, television, radio, and/or film. We are dedicated to keeping the art of theatre fun and exciting while building confidence, nurturing talent, and instilling the value of hard work. We strive to put your young actor at ease to feel safe to express the full range of emotions required in developing their performing arts skills.

Join us for five star education, fit for the future Broadway star.

Bergen PAC

12 N Van Brunt St, Englewood, NJ 07631, 201-816-8160
The Bergen Performing Arts Center (BergenPAC) is northern New Jersey's most vibrant not-for-profit performing arts center – a home to hundreds of world class performances at affordable prices, reaching audiences of over 250,000 each year. BergenPAC is also a home to Grammy winning recordings and broadcasts distributed internationally. However, the soul of bergenPAC can best be seen in their efforts to provide a home for innovative arts and educational programs that reach out to thousands of families. Programs are offered in multiple art genres throughout the year for all ages. Consult their schedule for all available options.

Essex Youth Theater

1-17 Alvin Pl, Montclair, NJ 07043, 973-746-3303
A theatre arts school for young people using custom-written scripts to guarantee equal role opportunities for every student. Classes are small and personalized culminating in a full-scale musical production. Incorporating acting exercises, theater games and improvisations, students are encouraged to develop their creative and dramatic skills while having fun. Classes are offered for ages 4-5, 6-8, and 9-12 with dramatic classes for 7 to 11 years old actors and camps for 6 to 12year olds. At Essex Youth, everyone is a star!

Mayo Performing Art Center

100 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960, 973-539-0345
Home to some of the world’s greatest performers, the Mayo PAC welcomes all children who are interested in learning the creative arts. This center is where the community gathers to be inspired, entertained and uplifted by the magic of the performing arts. In addition to over 200 events throughout the year, the Mayo PAC also has creative classes for children and adults of all ages and interests.

NJ Workshop for Arts

150-152 East Broad Street, Westfield, NJ 07090, 908-789-9696
Explore music, art, dance and more at the NJ Workshop for Arts in Westfield, NJ. Kids ages 4 and up can experience and discover musical instruments, arts & crafts, creative movement and much more. It is a well-rounded arts curriculum for kids of all ages. Individual and group lessons are offered in addition to music therapy and summer camps.

Professional Arts Academy

9021 River Road, North Bergen, NJ 07047, 917-697-5629
Encouraging students to reach their greatest potential while instilling a passion for the arts, this academy offers a focused environment with lots of fun, allowing students to become innovative, confident, well-rounded artists and individuals. Curriculum include rhythm, music, voice and piano, movement, acrobatics, dance, and boundless creativity taught by professional, performing artists.

Rockstar Studios

350 Mountain Avenue, Suites 1&2, Middlesex, NJ 08846, 732-667-5636
Performing Arts Institute offers community based private and group lessons in dance, acting, yoga and fitness. With the belief that everyone has the ability to be the best version of whatever they are meant to be creatively, all classes are offered in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere with a disciplined and rigorous curriculum. Classes and programs are offered for all over the age of 3 in voice, guitar, bass, drums, ukulele, woodwinds, brass, strings and percussion as well as composition, theory, rock band, various styles of dance and acting.

The Sundance School

401 Greenbrook Road, North Plainfield, NJ 07063, 908-561-5055
The Sundance School's mission is to ignite within the hearts and minds of its students a passion to make the world a better place while inspiring them to become lifelong learners. Kindness, creativity, teamwork, and service are the core values of The Sundance School. The school utilizes a holistic approach to teaching and caring for all aspects of a child's development. They foster a unique and extraordinary love of learning. The creative expression and confidence building that organically occurs from room to room of this school are unparalleled.

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