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Friday, December 7, 2012

Mayo performing arts classes begin in late January


Classes begin January 26



MPAC offers classes in musical theatre, acting, and vocal technique for students ages 5 and up. Spring 2013 classes begin on January 26th and run until May 15th.
    
Open House!
Saturday, January 5th 10am-1pm
Come tour the facility, meet the instructors, and see what the program is all about!

For more information please call the Performing Arts School Hotline at 973.539.0345 x6582 (Don't forget to dial "1" at the initial prompt!)
Acting Classes

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.
$250.00
Acting Workshop Junior: Ages 9-12
Tuesdays 5:30-7pm
Acting technique for the young performer. Work on acting skills, stage presence, character development, and improvisation in a fun and creative atmosphere.
$300.00
The Play’s The Thing! – (A New Acting Workshop for Teens!) Ages 13-18
Tuesdays 7-8:30 pm (with some additional rehearsal hours)
This new and 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.
$300.00
Improv Troupe: Ages 13-18
Wednesdays 7-8:30 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, September 12th 7- 8:30 pm (please call the PAS hotline to sign-up)
$300.00

Acting Classes
Broadway Kids: Ages 5-6
Tuesdays 4-5 pm or Wednesdays 4:30-5:30 pm
A fun introduction to musical theatre! Work on basic singing skills, movement, stage presence, and acting.
$250.00
Broadway Kids 2: Ages 7-8
Mondays 4-5 pm or Tuesdays 5-6 pm
Young performers work on singing, dancing, and acting skills while working towards an end of semester performance.
$250.00
Musical Theatre Workshop Junior: Ages 9-12
Mondays 5-6:30 pm or Wednesdays 5:30- 7 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.
$300.00
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.
$300.00
New!
Musical Theatre Audition Technique:  Ages 16-Adult
For the serious musical theatre performer interested in learning solid audition technique and song performance.  Get feedback and coaching from guest Broadway coaches and Directors!   Don’t miss out on the opportunity to build your repertoire and improve your skills as you work with Broadway insiders!
Private coaching and small groups being formed!  Contact PAS for more info! 




Acting Classes
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!
$250.00
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.
$300.00
Private Lessons
Voice Studio Private Lessons: Ages 10+
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!
30 minute lesson$35 - Private
$20 - Semi-private 2-3 students (sign up with a friend)
60 minute lesson$65 - Private
$35 - Semi-private 2-3 students (sign up with a friend)

Classes for Adults

Cabaret Workshop for Adults: Ages 18+
Wednesdays 6:30-8 pm or 8-9:30 pm
March 6th - May 1st
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.
$375.00

Acting Classes
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!
$375.00
Saturday Musical Theatre 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!
$475.00
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.
$475.00




Auditions and Registration Info
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat: Click here for information
Saturday Musical Theatre Workshop Advanced: Ages 13-18
Registration by permission or audition only. Please call the Performing Arts School hotline for registration information. Please see the class description for more information.
Improv Troupe: Ages 13-18
Registration by permission or audition only. Audition:  Wednesday, January 30th  7- 8:30 pm (please call the PAS hotline to sign-up). Please see the class description for more information.
Registration: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 after the first week of classes. A pro-rated tuition credit may be given if a student leaves a class no more than 2 weeks into the program. 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.

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 after the first week of classes. A pro-rated tuition credit may be given if a student leaves a class no more than 2 weeks into the program. 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.
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 rzeek@mayoarts.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.

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