NJ Based Drama Programs

For kids looking to perform and get on stage

By Jessica Kline, Publisher + Editor Macaroni Kid Clifton-Montclair September 8, 2022

Are your kids always performing and making a stage wherever they go? Are you looking to build your children's confidence? We researched the best programs out there for performing arts! When you reach out, make sure to let them know you learned about them from Macaroni KID Clifton-Montclair.


The Performing Arts Project NJ

10 Fairview Ave, Verona NJ 07044

Ages 2-18 I @tpapnj

TPAPNJ Brings quality performing arts opportunities for kids to the West Essex area. We are committed to reaching all kids in our community through the arts; we offer need-based scholarships and work-study opportunities. We offer Beginning through Pre-Professional classes from ages 2.5-18 and even have Vocal Competition Teams. We produce over 20 shows per year, offer technique, playwriting, and improv classes, run Summer Theater Camps for all ages, and even produce musicals in local elementary schools. In our ongoing commitment to including all children, we offer classes for those with special needs, as well as online classes. In our group classes, students collaborate and learn together, and from each other, in a supportive, kind, artistically rich environment. Sign up for a FREE trial class on our website

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The Performing Arts School at bergenPAC

1 Depot Square, Englewood, NJ 07631

Ages 3 months to 21 years old I @bergenpacpas

Our arts education programs provide students with unique and “hands-on” arts training by industry professionals that allow them to gain real-world experience and enhance academic achievement through the arts as well as opportunities to perform on bergenPAC’s main stage and throughout the county. We offer a variety of classes in Early Childhood, Music, Dance and Theater, and brag a renowned dance program, vocal academy and show choir, and musical theater workshop. We provide full and partial scholarships for students who because of financial limitations are unable to participate in our performing arts programs. Discounted trial classes are available. Siblings 9 months and under are FREE with a registered sibling in Early Childhood Music only. bergenPAC is a 501c non-profit arts organization.

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