Our Performing Arts School (PAS), founded in 2006, now serves over 600 students per year with over 20 classes a week within a supportive and creative atmosphere.

Students ages five – adult come from all over Northern New Jersey to learn performance technique while building confidence and having a great time!

Classes are offered in Musical Theatre, Acting, Singing Technique, Song Presentation, Improvisation, Private Voice and Adult Cabaret. We are also pleased to offer The Miracle Project, a fully inclusive music and theatre program for children with autism.

Below you can browse examples of our school year PAS class offerings are.  Fall 2018 will be announced this summer!

acting

Acting Kids: Ages 6-8

Have fun learning the fundamentals of acting, Gain stage presence and basic acting technique through theatre games, improvisation, and scenes.

Tuesdays

Cost: $300

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.

Tuesdays

Cost: $350

Teen Actor’s Workshop: Ages 13-18

This exciting workshop for teens will give young odors a strong foundation while working on technique, improvisation, scenes and monologues. Work toward an end of semester performance.

Tuesdays

Cost: $350
broadways kids

Broadway Kids: Ages 5-6

A fun introduction to musical theatre! Work on basic singing skills, movement, stage presence, and acting while working toward an end of semester performance.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Cost: $300

Broadway Kids 2: Ages 7-8

Young performers work on singing, dancing, and acting skills while working toward an end of semester performance.

Cost: $300
musical theatre

Musical Theatre Workshop Junior: Ages 9-12

Musical Theatre technique for the young triple-threat performer! Students sharpen performance skills while working on solos, group numbers, and scenes from classic musicals.

Mondays and Wednesdays

Cost: $350
musical theatre saturdays

Saturday Musical Theatre Workshop: Ages 10-15

This exciting program covers many aspects of musical theatre performance while working toward a polished production. Performance, acting, musical theatre dance, and much more. Learn from professional artists in an exciting and creative environment.

Saturdays

Cost: $525

Saturday Musical Theatre Workshop Advanced: Ages 13-18

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 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 info.

Guests include Broadway performers and industry professionals!

Saturdays

Cost: $525
classes for adults

Cabaret Workshop for Adults: Ages 18+

Have you always wanted to sing in front of an audience? We are pleased 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 lad week. For the beginner through accomplished performer.

Wednesdays

Cost: $450
vocal technique

Group Pop/Broadway Vocal Workshop: Ages 11-18

Do you wont to sing like they do on The Voice 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.

Wednesdays

Cost: $350

Group Pop/Broadway Vocal Workshop Advanced: Ages 13-18

Registration by audition or permission only. This program is meant far students who have been in the Group Pop/Broadway class for three or more semesters or who have similar professional level experience. Students will perfect their individual and ensemble vocal performance skills using advanced material and curriculum. Work with professional vocal coaches. All students will perform in a cabaret-style showcase.

Wednesdays

Cost: $350

Singing Kids: Ages 7-10

A great class for young singers to gain confidence and learn song performance skills. Have fun while working on solos and group numbers in a supportive atmosphere!

Wednesdays

Cost: $300
voice studio private lessons

Voice Studio Private Lessons

Lessons Private and semi-private lessons are available for 30 or 60 minutes Strengthen vocal technique, expand your repertoire, and work on material selected specifically for you! (Registration priority, is given to students enrolled in MPAC classes or programs.)

Voice lessons are scheduled from 3:30PM – 8:00PM.

Please contact us to schedule your time. 973-539-0345 x6582

PRICE for 14 week semester:

Mondays:
30 minute lesson (Private) – $515
30 minute lesson (Semi-private, 2 students) – $295 each
60 minute lesson (Private) – $935
60 minute lesson (Semi-private, 2 students) – $515 each

Saturdays:
30 minute lesson (Private) – $515
30 minute lesson (Semi-private, 2 students) – $295 each
60 minute lesson (Private) – $935
60 minute lesson (Semi-private, 2 students) – $515 each

Through the nurturing and professionalism of Mayo Performing Arts School, our daughter has received both improved on-stage skills as well as greater self-esteem.

-Jeff Jacobs, parent of PAS student

Our Mission

Mayo Performing Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain, enrich, and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey.

MPAC is grateful to the following donors whose major support sustains the general operating needs of our organization:

Discover Jersey Arts NJ State Council on the Arts
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