Performing Arts School

Ages 7-10

Session I: July 7 – July 11, 2014
Session II: July 21 – July 25, 2014 
Weekdays: 9:00am – 3:00pm

$350 per session

Have fun while working on musical theatre skills including singing technique, movement, stage presence, acting and more! Work toward an open class performance on the Friday of each week!

Ages 10-15

Session I: June 27 – July 11, 2014 (no classes on July 4) 
Session II: July 14 – July 25, 2014 
Weekdays: 9:00am – 3:00pm

$600 per session

Become a triple threat musical theatre performer in this two week workshop! Work on vocal technique and performance, acting and theatre dance! Students learn professional rehearsal techniques and work toward a Main Stage performance.

Ages 14-18

July 28 – August 15, 2014 
Weekdays: 9:00am – 3:00pm


Mornings will be spent in the conservatory training program.  Afternoons will be spent rehearsing a Main Stage production to be presented during the final week.  Come and experience a true summer stock rehearsal process while working with professional teachers and directors! Former PAS students admitted by permission only.  New students will be required to audition.  Please contact PAS for more information.    


Ages 9-12

July 28 – August 1, 2014 
Weekdays: 9:00am – 3:00pm


New! If you act but you’re not interested in a musical theatre program, then this is for you!  Work on acting skills, character development and improvisation in a fun and creative atmosphere.  Work toward an end of the week performance.  

Ages 13-18

August 4 – August 15, 2014 
Weekdays: 9:00am – 3:00pm


New! Don't miss this exciting workshop for teens!  This 2 week program will focus on advanced acting skills, character development and improvisation while rehearsing toward a final acting performance! 

Sample of a Daily Schedule
9:00 – 9:30                  Physical, Vocal and Group Warm-Up, Review Daily Schedule
9:30 – 10:30                Small Groups – Voice, Dance or Acting
10:30 – 10:45              Morning Snack 
10:45 – 11:45              Small Groups – Voice, Dance or Acting
11:45 – 12:45              Large Group Class – Stage Basics
12:45 – 1:15                LUNCH
1:15 – 2:00                  Music Rehearsal
2:00 – 3:00                  Blocking and Choreography

Registration Policies

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.

Click here for a Registration Form

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 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.

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