JCC Youth Theatre

NEW! Ages 8-14


JCC Youth Theatre teaches musical theatre skills, with all students performing one musical in the Winter and one in the Spring.  All who register will audition and be cast in a role!  Youth Theatre offers children and young teens the opportunity to shine in an environment of teamwork, with a focus on creativity and experiences that build self-confidence.  Our productions are fully staged with sets, costumes, and lighting. 


Contact Allyson Carolan | 201.408.1495 | acarolan@jccotp.org for more information. 


Performances are open and welcome to the community!  Visit www.jccotp.org/shows to purchase tickets.  Tickets: $10 Member/$15 Public general seating.



FROZEN JR.

A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart.

Placement auditions: 9/9 5:30-7:00pm (registration must be complete by 9/8)
Performances: 1/12 at 1pm and 4pm

29 times on Mondays
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Sep 16 - May 18
Except: Sep 30, Oct 14, Oct 21, Dec 30, Jan 20, Feb 17, Apr 13
Full Year Ages 8-14
$1,300.00 Member
$1,560.00 Public
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14 times on Mondays
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Sep 16 - Jan 13
Except: Sep 30, Oct 14, Oct 21, Dec 30
First Semester Ages 8-14
$700.00 Member
$840.00 Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1493.

Lyrical 3

Work from your center and build strength, flexibility, and a strong technical foundation. Lyrical dance is a modern dance form which fuses modern dance, jazz, and ballet. This class offers a fantastic opportunity to develop technique, learn choreography, and dance through expression. Ages 11-13.

30 times on Mondays
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Sep 17 - Jun 3
Except: Sep 24, Oct 1, Dec 24, Dec 31, Jan 21, Feb 18, Apr 22, May 27
$710.00 Member
$875.00 Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1495.

Becoming An Actor - Winter 2019

Ages 7-10
Instructor: Ad am Sietz
Acting is simply, make believe the audience is willing to believe. In this beginners’ class, the students gain confidence, conquer shyness and learn clever acting skills while having fun! Using lots of Improvisation brings expression, characters, storytelling, creative excitement and a lot of laughs!
Adam Sietz is a top VO artist and Stand Up Comic. He’s been in three Broadway shows, many films, TV series, video games and over 101 commercials.
Class is available to Members ages 7-10 and Non-Members age 10.

19 times on Wednesdays
4:30 PM - 5:25 PM
Jan 30 - Jun 12
Except: Apr 24
$418.00 Member
$513.00 Public
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Hip Hop 3

Pop & Lock, Wave, B-Boy and Funk - it's all here! Learn the coolest moves around. Ages 11-13.

30 times on Mondays
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Sep 17 - Jun 3
Except: Sep 24, Oct 1, Dec 24, Dec 31, Jan 21, Feb 18, Apr 22, May 27
$710.00 Member
$875.00 Public
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Lyrical 4

Work from your center and build strength, flexibility, and a strong technical foundation. Lyrical dance is a modern dance form which fuses modern dance, jazz, and ballet. This class offers a fantastic opportunity to develop technique, learn choreography, and dance through expression. Class is available by recommendation and audition.

31 times on Tuesdays
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Oct 9 - Jun 11
Except: Dec 25, Jan 1, Jan 22, Feb 19, Apr 23
$735.00 Member
$905.00 Public
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Playmaking and Acting Skills- Winter 2019

Ages 10-13
Instructor: Joy Kelly Smith from Theatreworks USA , NYC
This exciting workshop is for creative young students who want to write and perform in comedic and dramatic plays. Our experienced instructor teaches and directs at Theatreworks USA in NYC.

18 times on Tuesdays
4:30 PM - 5:25 PM
Jan 29 - Jun 11
Except: Feb 19, Apr 23
$395.00 Member
$485.00 Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1493.

Jazz 3

Build a solid jazz foundation and proper technique. The class begins with a full jazz warm-up, followed by across the floor exercises, and wraps up with a center combination. Ages 11-13.

35 times on Thursdays
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sep 20 - Jun 13
Except: Nov 22, Dec 27, Jan 24, Apr 25
$800.00 Member
$990.00 Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1495.

Tap 3

Tap class is a jam packed hour of fun! Dancers practice a series of basic steps, adding more difficult combinations as they become more proficient. What could be more fun than drumming with your feet! Tap shoes required. Ages 11-13.

34 times on Wednesdays
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Sep 26 - Jun 12
Except: Nov 21, Dec 26, Jan 23, Apr 24
$800.00 Member
$990.00 Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1495.

Hip Hop 4

Pop & Lock, Wave, B-Boy and Funk - it's all here! Learn the coolest moves around. Class is available by recommendation and audition.

31 times on Tuesdays
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Oct 9 - Jun 11
Except: Dec 25, Jan 1, Jan 22, Feb 19, Apr 23
$735.00 Member
$905.00 Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1495.

Acting In Comedy & Drama - Winter 2019

Ages 11-14
Instructor: Deborah Dine
Experience classic and contemporary comedy and drama on a deeper level. Students develop a broad range of acting skills using exciting classic scripts adapted for performance by the class, including some of the cleverest comedies of all time. Improvisation, theater games and stage combat.

19 times on Thursdays
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Jan 31 - Jun 13
Except: Apr 25
$479.00 Member
$593.00 Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1493.

Ballet 4/Pre-Pointe

This class offers comprehensive training in ballet techniques. The fundamentals of barre, centre, adagio, and allegro are given in each class. Ballet training is the base of all dance styles and improves flexibility, develops poise and grace, while building confidence and strength. Class is by recommendation only.

30 times on Mondays
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Sep 17 - Jun 3
Except: Sep 24, Oct 1, Dec 24, Dec 31, Jan 21, Feb 18, Apr 22, May 27
$960.00 Member
$1,180.00 Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1495.

Jazz 4

Build a solid jazz foundation and proper technique. The class begins with a full jazz warm-up, followed by across the floor exercises, and wraps up with a center combination. Class is by recommendation only.

35 times on Thursdays
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sep 20 - Jun 13
Except: Nov 22, Dec 27, Jan 24, Apr 25
$800.00 Member
$990.00 Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1495.

Tap 4

Tap class is a jam packed hour of fun! Dancers practice a series of basic steps, adding more difficult combinations as they become more proficient. What could be more fun than drumming with your feet! Tap shoes required. Class is available on recommendation and audition.

34 times on Wednesdays
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Sep 26 - Jun 12
Except: Nov 21, Dec 26, Jan 23, Apr 24
$800.00 Member
$990.00 Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1495.

Stage Right - Winter 2019

Ages 10-13
Instructor: Deborah Roberts
This intermediate level musical comedy workshop develops performing skills with a short version of a favorite musical chosen by the class and instructor. Semester ends with a fully-produced performance on June 5 with lights, costumes, scenery and more.


17 times on Tuesdays
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Jan 29 - Jun 4
Except: Feb 19, Apr 23
$459.00 Member
$578.00 Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1493.

Teen Acting and Script Writing - Winter 2019

Ages 13-17
Instructor: Joy Kelly Smith from Theatreworks USA , NYC
This workshop for creative teens combines acting from the classics with the opportunity to write material of their own. Young actors will gain confidence, learn to make their characters more believable and bring real feelings to their performances. Video is used as a teaching tool.

18 times on Tuesdays
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Jan 29 - Jun 11
Except: Feb 19, Apr 23
$396.00 Member
$486.00 Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1493.

Pointe

This class offers comprehensive training in ballet techniques. The fundamentals of barre, centre, adagio, and allegro are given in each class. Ballet training is the base of all dance styles and improves flexibility, develops poise and grace, while building confidence and strength. Class is by recommendation only. Students are required to take Ballet 3 and Ballet 4.

30 times on Mondays
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Sep 17 - Jun 3
Except: Sep 24, Oct 1, Dec 24, Dec 31, Jan 21, Feb 18, Apr 22, May 27
$355.00 Member
$440.00 Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1495.

Acting for Stage, Film, and TV - Winter 2019

Ages 9-12
Instructor: Adam Sietz
In this class, everyone has FUN! Each week is different. Why? Because we do our very best to cover ALL aspects of the business of show business.
From “On Camera” technique to the Audition process. Learn valuable monologue tips and develop good habits. Master improvisation and conquer shyness! Students cannot make a mistake, so everyone gets an A in this class. Adam Sietz is a top VO artist and Stand Up Comic. He’s been in three Broadway shows, many films, TV series, video games and over 101 commercials.
Class is available to Members ages 9-12 and Non-Members age 10-12.

19 times on Wednesdays
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Jan 30 - Jun 12
Except: Apr 24
$418.00 Member
$513.00 Public
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Musical Theater Workshop - Winter 2019

Ages 11-15
Instructor: Deborah Roberts
Take your musical theater acting and singing skills to the next level. Students work with an excellent coach and director, while rehearsing a short version of a fully produced, popular musical. Intermediate/advanced students.

17 times on Wednesdays
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Feb 13 - Jun 12
Except: Apr 24
$459.00 Member
$578.00 Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1493.

Advanced Musical Theater Workshop Winter 2019

Ages 12-17
Instructor: Deborah Roberts
Perform in a high-level, popular musical chosen by the instructors and students. Students can expect to be challenged in their roles and are encouraged to bring their own creativity to the production.

14 times on Mondays
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Feb 25 - Jun 17
Except: Apr 22, May 27, Jun 10
$378.00 Member
$476.00 Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1493.

Young Singers - Winter 2019

Ages 8-12
Instructor: Katherine Keyes
Learn how to use your voice and gain confidence singing musical theater or popular songs. The group setting is safe, supportive and fun! Students learn excellent techniques to increase vocal range and strength, create a beautiful tone and maintain a healthy voice.
Class is available to Members ages 8-12 and Non-Members ages 10-12.

15 times on Sundays
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Jan 27 - Jun 2
Except: Feb 10, Mar 17, Apr 21, May 26
$330.00 Member
$405.00 Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1493.



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