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American Repertory Ballet 's The Nutcracker


609-921-7758

American Repertory Ballet’s mission is to bring the joy, beauty, artistry and discipline of classical and contemporary dance to New Jersey and nationwide audiences and to dance students through artistic and educational programs. The organization comprises: the preeminent professional classical and contemporary ballet company in the state; Princeton Ballet School, one of the largest and most respected non-profit dance schools in the nation; and ARB’s Access & Enrichment initiatives, including the acclaimed DANCE POWER program, the longest continuously running community and arts partnership in New Jersey. The performing company is a classical and contemporary ballet company committed to presenting ballets from the 19th and 20th centuries alongside new and existing works by choreographers from today.

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.

C&E Productions

526 Route 33 Hamilton NJ 08619

609-587-0990


Cafe Improv

Arts Council of Princeton 102 Witherspoon Street Princeton NJ 08542


Drum & Dance Learning Center

Quakerbridge Village Commons Quakerbridge Road Lawrence NJ

609-324-7383


JW Actors Studio


609-240-7080


JW actors studio in Princeton and New York is a professional training center for actors of every level. We also specialize in workshops that help develop excellent public speaking and presentation skills. The studio was founded in 2007 by Jody Wood, a veteran actor/director with 30 years in the industry. Jody brings out the best in each student by as he sees everyone as an individual with something to offer. Students from around the world have benefitted from their training with JW actors studio and many are now working in numerous film, theater, and television productions in New York and Hollywood. Our disciplined yet fun filled workshops are guaranteed to bring out the best in everyone.

Little Wing Princeton


215-230-3406


Little Wing is School of Rock's answer to early childhood music education. Developed by early childhood specialists, Little Wing teaches music through movement, using games, activities, and classic rock music! You won't hear "Wheels on the Bus" in this class! Students are introduced to hand instruments, rock instruments, rhythm and melody, songs and science, helping them develop a lifelong love of and interest in music. Join us for 8 weeks of music, movement, and fun!

Birthday Parties are tons of fun at Little Wing, too. Call us for details.

McCarter Theater Classes

91 University Place Princeton NJ 08540

609-258-ARTS


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.

Music Mountain Theatre

1483 Route 179 Lambertville NJ 8530

609-397-3337


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 Adult School


609-683-1101


Over 200 courses given by over 100 wonderful teachers will be available at PRINCETON ADULT SCHOOL this fall. Look for your brochure in the mail or online www.princetonadultschool.org at the end of August. Don't just juggle your life; take juggling at Princeton Adult School. Take one of 11 languages. Belly Dance for exercise and a belly laugh with friends. Cook with a buddy or make new friends at our Friday night cooking courses. Chess, canasta, bridge, mah Jong-play games! Stretch and strengthen to a healthier you. Improve your English as a second language with us. Send questions to our website or call us at 609-683-1101.

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

School of Rock


609-890-7090

For over 15 years, School of Rock has been inspiring the world to rock on stage and in life. We believe the best way to learn music is to play music. We take students from the lesson room to the stage, developing both their confidence and musicianship with programs designed for all skill levels. Founded as a single school in Philadelphia, PA in 1998.

School of Rock teaches guitar, bass, vocals, keyboards, drums, and combines weekly private music lessons and group band rehearsals to prepare students to take the stage in front of live audiences in an authentic concert setting. Through our innovative curriculum and community atmosphere, School of Rock students not only learn music, but develop problem-solving and teamwork skills that crossover into other areas of their lives.

Spotlight School of Drama

28 S Main St # 4 Allentown NJ 08501

609-228-3069


Summer Music Programs at The American Boychoir School


609-924-5858


Campers balance a challenging music curriculum with a crash course in group games, outdoor fun, arts and crafts and water play. CAMP ALBEMARLE – a day and overnight music camp for boys and girls ages 7-14. No training necessary.  An outstanding staff guides campers through 2 week sessions that culminate in musicianship and choral concerts. The Musicianship Training Program offers creative training in rhythm, melody, harmony and form. Quartets (for campers 12 and up) offers advanced vocal instruction in an individualized setting. New! The American Boychoir Experience-for boys ages 8-12. Choral Training offers boys the opportunity to learn and perfect repertoire while Small Group Vocal Instruction classes explore and improve their vocal skills. Campers will improve their sight reading skills in Music Theory classes. This program culminates in a Tour Bus event with a concert and professional photo shoot! Unchanged voices and auditions.

The Mill Ballet School

243 North Union Street Lambertville NJ 08530

609-397-7244


Trenton Children's Chorus


609-278-0822

Trenton Children's Chorus is a unique after-school program offering exceptional musical, academic, social, and personal opportunities for young people in the Greater Trenton Area. TCC offers choral music education and performance opportunities as well as drumming instruction, music theory instruction, tutoring, homework assistance, SAT prep, college application help, and summer camp scholarships. Tuition is on a sliding scale; no child is ever denied participation because of limited resources. In an urban area where the high school drop out rate of nearly fifty percent, 100% of TCC’s graduates attend college.

Trenton Circus Squad

675 S Clinton Avenue Trenton NJ

609 - 984-8599


Villa Victoria Academy


609-882-1700

Villa Victoria Academy is a private, Catholic school for girls. Accepting applications for girls in grades 5 to 12 for the 2017-2018 school year.

Since 1933, Villa has nurtured young women entrusted to its care into smart, strong, confident women. Through limited class enrollment and a focus on the specific learning style of young women, Villa strives to meet each student’s needs and to develop her God-given abilities. In the classroom, on the stage, in the laboratory or on the athletic field, each student grows as an individual while serving an important role in the Villa family. Villa graduates are known for their integrity, confidence, and unmatched character. They attend top colleges and universities and earn an average of $350,000 in scholarships per student. Villa girls contribute to the world with a strong sense of self and their place in a global society.

Open Houses: April 14, 2018 1-3pm

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.?

Westminster Conservatory of Music

101 Walnut Lane Princeton NJ 08540

609-921-7104


Youth Stages


609-430-9000


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