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Arts Council of Princeton


609-924-8777

The Arts Council of Princeton is a 37-year-old non-profit community arts organization whose mission is to nurture and support the visual, performing, and literary arts in the greater Princeton area.  Through its own programs and in partnership with other nonprofit organizations, artists, and arts educators, the Arts Council functions as a vital cultural center and seeks to enrich the cultural life of area residents of all ages and backgrounds.

JW Actors Studio


609-240-7080

JW actors studio, located in the Princeton Forrestal Village, is a professional training center for acting, comedy improvisation, and voice over. If you are truly serious about being the best you can be or are a parent looking for the extra professional edge for your child on stage, film, or behind the microphone then you have found the right place! The studio is run by Jody Wood, a professional actor with over 25 years in the industry who can guide you to fulfilling your goals and become much more confident in your approach to the work. We also feature our own acting companies for those who complete the introductory courses or pass an audition. JW students have found their confidence at auditions have improved dramatically and are getting better parts that ever before. Some of our students have signed professional contracts and are now out auditioning in NYC for Broadway, Feature films, Television, and Commercials! Classes for all ages 7-Adult

McCarter Theater's First Stage Program


609-258-6500

Have some drama in your life? What better way to explore all of your child’s creative forces than to sign up for a class at McCarter Theatre Center?

Professional teaching artists and directors guide K-12 students through putting on plays and much more. Our programs are designed to both challenge and stimulate students with years of experience and those who are investigating theater for the first time.

REGISTER TODAY for classes in McCarter’s after-school theater program, FIRST STAGE. First Stage offers K-12 students opportunities to explore and create through the world of the arts.

For more information, contact the Education Department at 609-258-8289 or firststage@mcccarter.org.

Performing Arts Day Camp at The Dance Connection of Hillsborough


908-874-8800

Fill your child’s summer with laughter and fun at the Dance Connection’s Performing Arts Day Camp. This imaginative and educational program is appropriate for children in kindergarten through 5th grade. Each day children take classes in dancing, singing, acting and art, and create a musical production to present to family and friends at the end of the week. Because of our low student to teacher ratio your child will receive lots of individual attention. The camp is run by professional teachers from the dance, music and arts community. Camp runs June 27th through August 8th. Sign up for multiple weeks and receive a discount. 

Princeton Dance & Theater Studio


609-514-1600

Exceptional dance training in ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, hip hop, character dance, and flamenco.

American Ballet Theatre® National Training Curriculum Certified and Affiliated Instructors.

Boys Ballet Program

Professional quality performance opportunities

Rising Stars Voice Studio


609-775-7488

“I love being part of the Rising Stars family! The summer shows are so much fun, I never want to leave the theater. My lessons are really cool and I am learning so much!”, Brielle Taylor

If your child wants to sing and act and feel like he or she is part of something special, then the Musical Theater Summer Program at Rising Stars is it! We offer several productions for teens and younger kids. Your child will learn how to sing, dance, act, and participate in the staging, set decorating, and costume design. Register today: www.risingstarsvoicestudio.com/registration

Spotlight School of Drama

28 S Main St # 4 Allentown NJ 08501

609-228-3069

West Windsor Arts Council


609-716-1931

West Windsor Arts Center, the junction where the arts and community meet, offers classes and workshops, live performances (music, theatre and dance), art exhibitions, literary arts programs, film series and various special events as well as camps. The mission of the West Windsor Arts Council (WWAC) is to manage the West Windsor Arts Center and provide professional quality community arts programming in order to support, educate, inspire and promote the arts and art appreciation in the greater West Windsor community. Residents of other communities are encouraged to attend any and all programs and events. Visual, literary and performing art classes and workshops, as well as private and semi-private lessons, are offered for children, teens, adults and those with special needs.  Our teaching artists are experienced teachers and practicing professionals. Visit www.westwindsorarts.org or call 609.716.1931.?

Youth Stages


609-430-9000