Broadway Kids: Ages 5-6
Tuesdays 4-5 pm or Wednesdays 4-5 pm *New time!*
A fun introduction to musical theatre! Work on basic singing skills, movement, stage presence, and acting.
Broadway Kids 2: Ages 7-8
Mondays 4-5 pm, Tuesdays 5-6 pm, or Wednesdays 5-6 pm *New time!*
Young performers work on singing, dancing, and acting skills while working towards an end of semester performance.
Musical Theatre Workshop Junior: Ages 9-12
Mondays 5-6:30 pm or Wednesdays 6:00- 7:30 pm *New time!*
Musical Theatre technique for the young triple-threat performer! Students sharpen performance skills while working on solos, group numbers, and scenes from classic musicals.
Teen Musical Theatre Workshop: Ages 12-18
Mondays 7-8:30 pm
Musical Theatre workshop for the serious performer. Class focuses on song performance, scene study, and sharpening dance skills while working on solos, duets, and scenes from Broadway musicals.
Broadway Master Class Series: Ages 13-Adult
For the serious musical theatre performer! Throughout the year we will be offering a special series of Master Classes with Broadway Performers and industry professionals. You will have a chance to watch them demonstrate their craft, ask questions about the business, and be coached on your own material. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to work with Broadway insiders!! Check the website for regular updates and your chance to register for each class.
Broadway Kids Saturday: Ages 7-10
Saturdays 9-11 am
Have fun while working on musical theatre performance skills. This expanded workshop will include classes and workshops in singing, dancing, and acting while rehearsing for a polished end of semester performance!
Saturday Musical Theatre Performance Workshop: Ages 10-15
Saturdays 11 am-2 pm
This exciting program covers many aspects of musical theatre performance while working toward a polished production. Students learn singing skills and song performance, acting, musical theatre dance, and much more. Learn from professional artists in an exciting and creative environment. Guests include Broadway performers and industry professionals!
Saturday Musical Theatre Workshop Advanced: Ages 13-18
Saturdays 2-5 pm
Registration by permission or audition only. This program is meant for students who have been in the Saturday program for three or more semesters or who have similar professional level experience. Students will perfect their individual and ensemble performance skills using advanced material and curriculum in a conservatory style set-up. Please call the Performing Arts School hotline for registration information.
Acting Kids: Ages 6-8
Tuesdays 4:30-5:30 pm
Have fun learning the fundamentals of acting. Gain stage presence and basic acting technique through theatre games, improvisation, and scenes.
Acting Workshop Junior: Ages 9-12
Acting technique for the young performer. Work on acting skills, stage presence, character development, and improvisation in a fun and creative atmosphere.
The Play’s The Thing! Ages 13-18
Tuesdays 7-8:30 pm
This exciting workshop for teens will focus on rehearsing and performing a play. Learn solid acting technique and gain a strong foundation while rehearsing a one-act play to be performed at the end of the semester.
Improv Troupe: Ages 13-18
Wednesdays 7:30-9:00 pm *New time!*
Registration by permission or audition only. If you like improvisation comedy, this workshop is for you! Work on improv technique, theatre games, and exercises. The semester will culminate in a “Night at the Improv” performance.
Audition: Wednesday, September 24th, 7:30- 9:00 pm (please call the PAS hotline to sign-up)
Singing Kids: Ages 7-10
Wednesdays 4-5 pm
A great class for young singers to gain confidence and learn proper vocal technique. Have fun while working on solos and group numbers in a supportive atmosphere!
Group Pop/Broadway Vocal Workshop: Ages 11-18
Wednesdays 5-6:30 pm
Do you want to sing like they do on Glee and American Idol? Then this class is for you. Work with professional vocal coaches on technique, song performance, harmony, and ear training. Class will work toward an end of semester cabaret style performance featuring solos and group numbers.
Voice Studio Private Lessons
Private and semi-private lessons are available for 30 or 60 minutes on Mondays from 3:30-8 pm or Saturdays from 9 am-4 pm
Strengthen personal vocal technique, expand your repertoire, and work on material selected specifically for you!
PRICE for 14 week semester:
30 minute lesson – private $490.00, semi-private 2 students $280.00 each
60 minute lesson – private $910.00, semi-private 2 students $490.00 each
Cabaret Workshop for Adults: Ages 18+
Wednesdays 6:30-8 pm or 8-9:30 pm
September 10 – October 29
Have you always wanted to sing in front of an audience? We are please to offer this workshop under the direction of two NYC cabaret professionals! Each 8 week session culminates in a Starlight Room cabaret performance on the last week. For the beginner through accomplished performer.
Performing Arts Company: Ages 13-21
Our Performing Arts Company, now in its 9th year, is seeking talented, serious musical theatre performers ages 13-21 who can sing, dance, and act and are looking to use their talent to better the community! This musical troupe acts as ambassadors for the Mayo Performing Arts Center by performing Broadway-style musical numbers at community events, fundraisers, hospitals, special events, and festivals around New Jersey. This is a great opportunity to sharpen your skills, gain exposure, and help those in need.
Rehearsals: Tuesdays 6-8 pm and some Sundays 1-4 pm/Performances: Varies, mostly weekends and Thursday evenings.
Auditions: Sunday, September 7th, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. (Sign up begins at 1:30 p.m.)
Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South Street, Morristown Please use our 9 Pine Street entrance)
Please prepare an uptempo song that shows off your vocal range and personality. Be prepared to dance.
Registration will begin immediately and will be processed on a first come, first served basis. 10% discount for two classes or two family members; 15% discount for three classes or three family members. All classes must be paid for in full at the time of registration unless other arrangements have been made. All tuition is non-refundable one week prior to the first day of the session. All tuition payments include a non-refundable $50 processing and registration fee. Limited scholarships available based on need. Please call the hotline for more information.
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What We Do:
Our comprehensive program is designed for students of all experience levels and focuses on individualizing each session to the specific participants.
Students spend their day taking classes in acting, singing, and dancing and rehearsing for a final fully-staged performance on our Community Theatre stage!
Who We Are:
The Mayo Center's Performing Arts School teachers are all experienced teaching artists and industry professionals from the New York/New Jersey area. They hold undergraduate and graduate degrees in Theatre Arts, Music, Dance, Musical Theatre, and Education.
The teachers are assisted by high-school and college students from our Internship program who are interested in arts education. For more information on our Internship program please visit the Internship page or contact Roxie Zeek at firstname.lastname@example.org or 973.539.0345 x6582
What We Believe:
"The arts teach children that problems can have more than one solution and that questions can have more than one answer.”
- Elliot Eisner, The Arts and the Creation of Mind
The Mayo Performing Arts Center is committed to the extension of arts education and appreciation through in-theatre classes, workshops and seminars, school and community outreach programs, adult enrichment programs and teacher training.
The MPAC's Performing Arts School is a performance-based theatrical training program offering students ages 5-Adults a quality education in the theatre arts in a nurturing and supportive atmosphere.