Broadway Kids: Ages 5-6
Tuesdays 4-5 pm or Wednesdays 4-5 pm
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
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
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 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
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, January 21st, 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 10 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
March 4 – April 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.
Broadway Master Class Series: Ages 13-Adult
For the serious musical theatre performer! Are you getting ready for school, college or professional musical theatre auditions? MPAC is here to help you take your 2015 auditions by storm! In February, March and April, MPAC will be offering Musical Theatre Audition Technique classes with leading Broadway professionals, Joshua Dela Cruz (Aladdin), Donna Vivino (Wicked), and Andrew Kober (Les Misérables)!
Participating students will perform either two 16 bar cuts or one brief selection for the class and Broadway guest, who will offer critique and help craft your audition piece(s). Auditing students will observe and be able to participate in the Q & A after all participating students have sung. This class is for serious musical theatre performers ages 13+. Below are the upcoming artists and dates!
Participating Students - $65 (maximum of 12 students)
Auditing Students - $25
Joshua Dela Cruz * Monday, February 9th from 6-8:30pm
Donna Vivino * Monday, March 9th from 6-8:30pm
Andrew Kober * Monday, April 13th from 6-8:30pm
Click here for more information.
Please visit the musical page for more information on this year’s auditions!
OPEN HOUSE: Monday, January 5th, 2015
5pm – 8pm
Come tour the facility, meet the instructors, and see what the program is all about!
Please use the 9 Pine Street entrance.
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.
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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 Sarah Jayne Oltz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 973.539.0345 x6558
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.