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Back-to-School Services, Resources, & Programs in Brooklyn

Back-to-School Services, Resources, & Programs in Brooklyn

UPDATED October 2019: School is quickly approaching, and you still have things to do before your child goes back to school. Prepare for back-to-school season in Brooklyn with a wide range of programs, services, and schools for kids, including after...

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Music Classes, Programs, & Lessons for Kids in Westchester County

Music Classes, Programs, & Lessons for Kids in Westchester County

UPDATED October 2019: Westchester County offers so many ways to expose kids of all ages to music—through classes, programs, and lessons—so why not take advantage of the numerous opportunities and sign your child up to learn an instrument or strengt...

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Theater, Acting, & Performing Arts Classes & Programs for Kids in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

Theater, Acting, & Performing Arts Classes & Programs for Kids in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

UPDATED October 2019: Want to find the perfect theater, performing arts, or acting class for your child in Rockland County or Bergen County, NJ? Luckily, Rockland County and Bergen County, NJ, are home to a variety of theater, acting, and performin...

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Music Classes, Lessons, & Programs for Kids in Queens

Music Classes, Lessons, & Programs for Kids in Queens

UPDATED October 2019: Are you looking for music lessons or classes for your baby, child, tween, or teen in Queens? Our directory has you covered with classes offered for a broad range of ages and abilities. For toddlers, you’ll find developmentally...

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Music Classes, Programs, & Lessons for Kids in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

Music Classes, Programs, & Lessons for Kids in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

UPDATED October 2019: This list of local after-school and weekend music classes and programs in Rockland County and Bergen County, NJ, will help you find the perfect class for your child. Whether you’re looking for private lessons in piano, violin,...

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Theater & Performing Arts Classes & Programs for Children in Westchester County

Theater & Performing Arts Classes & Programs for Children in Westchester County

UPDATED October 2019: Enrolling your child of any age in a performing arts program in Westchester County can provide countless benefits. Youth theater and dance have been shown to increase children’s IQ, improve self-confidence and self-esteem, red...

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Performing Arts, Music, & Theater Classes and Programs for Kids in Manhattan

Performing Arts, Music, & Theater Classes and Programs for Kids in Manhattan

UPDATED October 2019: Whether you are introducing your toddler to music and creative movement classes or a high schooler preparing for a career in stage and film, this guide offers the options for music, theater, and other performing arts programs ...

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Music, Theater, and Performing Arts Programs & Classes for Kid on Long Island

Music, Theater, and Performing Arts Programs & Classes for Kid on Long Island

UPDATED October 2019: Long Island is home to a number music and performing arts programs for kids. You’re sure to find the best after-school music class for your child, from mommy-and-me classes, classic musical education for high school students, ...

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Pearl River Student Earns Metro Acting Award

Pearl River Student Earns Metro Acting Award

Rianna LeHane’s magnificent stage presence recently earned her a Metropolitan High School Theater (“Metro”) Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. LeHane, a recent graduate of the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, New Jersey, was honore...

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Disney's 'Frozen JR.' Will Make Its Debut at the White Plains Performing Arts Center

Disney's 'Frozen JR.' Will Make Its Debut at the White Plains Performing Arts Center

The White Plains Performing Arts Center will be working on a brand-new show, Disney’s 'Frozen JR.' during the three-week session in July. These students will be the first in Westchester to work on Frozen Jr. This session will run from June 27-July ...

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Laurissa Jane Music Studio Will Be Performing 'Shrek' This Summer

Laurissa Jane Music Studio Will Be Performing 'Shrek' This Summer

Laurissa Jane Music Studio in Queens has performed summer musicals for seven years, and this summer students will bring Shrek to life on stage in August. Approximately 30 students will work all summer on the music and choreography they’ll be perfor...

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Chickenshed NYC Seeks Partner School to Launch Inclusive Theatrical Program

Chickenshed NYC Seeks Partner School to Launch Inclusive Theatrical Program

Chickenshed NYC, New York’s inclusive theater company for children, is searching for partner elementary schools for the autumn 2019 launch of SeaChange, a new, inclusive theater program for students of all abilities and background.

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Why Drama and Theater are Important to Your Child's Development

Why Drama and Theater are Important to Your Child's Development

Participating in theater as a child can have a positive impact on your child’s development in many ways, and these activities aren’t limited to your neighborhood’s theater company or local drama class. Theater-related activities such as acting, sin...

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New Improv Class Offered for Teens and Kids in Midtown

New Improv Class Offered for Teens and Kids in Midtown

Playgrounded improv classes offer fun, yet challenging classes that combine both comedy and theater in Midtown. Students learn to take ownership of their improv skills while developing strong relationships with their peers, and having a blast alon...

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Youth Acting Program Now Offered at T. Schreiber Studio

Youth Acting Program Now Offered at T. Schreiber Studio

T. Schreiber Studio for Theatre and Film in Midtown paired up with celebrity acting coach Denise Simon in September to create a fun but effective Youth Acting Program for children ages 8-11 and 12-16.

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The Gateway Playhouse is Offering a New Acting Workshop for Children with Learning Disabilities

The Gateway Playhouse is Offering a New Acting Workshop for Children with Learning Disabilities

The Gateway Playhouse, a performing arts center located in Bellport, in consultation with East End Disability Associates, Inc., is offering a new acting workshop at its School for the Performing Arts for students on the autism spectrum or who child...

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Chance To Dance in Setauket Launches Website

Chance To Dance in Setauket Launches Website

Chance To Dance launched its first website in September, which allows users to access class schedules, event calendars, and information about the Setauket dance studio’s philosophy and staff.

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Galli Theater New York Moves to Midtown

Galli Theater New York Moves to Midtown

Galli Theater New York has a new location in Midtown. It also has a new travel performance program and upcoming shows such as ‘Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.’

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MUSE Academy to Open in Fort Greene

MUSE Academy to Open in Fort Greene

MUSE Academy, an independent school with an arts focus, will open in Brooklyn September 2018 for children in pre-K to second grades.

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Bach to Rock Mamaroneck Launches Musical Theater Classes

Bach to Rock Mamaroneck Launches Musical Theater Classes

Bach to Rock Mamaroneck recently launched musical theater classes for children ages 7 and older. It also offers electronic music production, private and group music lessons, and birthday parties.

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Queens Music Academy Opens Woodside Location

Queens Music Academy Opens Woodside Location

Queens Music Academy opened a location in Woodside in July, which provides a performance space for students as well as classrooms for lessons.

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Gym and Education Center Partners with Theater Workshop

Gym and Education Center Partners with Theater Workshop

M.A.T.S.S. Kids' Gym & Early Childcare Education Center of Syosset will be offering a theater arts program for children ages 3-16, which is scheduled to start Sept. 11.

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The Gateway Launches Children's Theatre Conservatory Program

The Gateway Launches Children's Theatre Conservatory Program

The Gateway Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County recently created the Children's Theatre Conservatory program to produce more performance opportunities for students.

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Teen Playwrights to Showcase Original Plays at LEAP OnStage Event

Teen Playwrights to Showcase Original Plays at LEAP OnStage Event

New York City teens will debut their published plays as part of the acclaimed Learning through an Expanded Arts Program.

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Tower Talent Acting Development Center Offers Private Lessons for Children

Tower Talent Acting Development Center Offers Private Lessons for Children

Tower Talent, an acting development center in Melville, is now offering private lessons to help children ages 5 and older prepare for a big audition.

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Theater School for Kids to Add Lower Manhattan Camp

Theater School for Kids to Add Lower Manhattan Camp

Play On! Studios is adding a new camp location in Lower Manhattan, which will host a Creative Drama Camp for kids in July.

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Bronx-Based Actor Starts Educational Theater Company

Bronx-Based Actor Starts Educational Theater Company

Amelia Huckel-Bauer launched Elora Theater Arts, which offers workshops in Manhattan, the Bronx, and Yonkers.

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MET Opera Star to Start Tutoring Business for Kids and Adults

MET Opera Star to Start Tutoring Business for Kids and Adults

Former MET Opera star, Jennifer Hines, is starting an in-person tutoring business for children and adults.

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Performing Arts Center in Mamaroneck Adds New Classes

Performing Arts Center in Mamaroneck Adds New Classes

Artistree Performing Arts is adding new classes to their current lineup.

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Big Apple Circus Brings After-School Program to NYC Kids

Big Apple Circus Brings After-School Program to NYC Kids

The Big Apple Circus now offers its Circus After School program at Children of Promise NYC and The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine.

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New Performing Arts Center Opens in the Bergen-Rockland Area

New Performing Arts Center Opens in the Bergen-Rockland Area

Acting up Performing Arts Center opened on Jan. 24 in Rockland County.

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First Lady to Honor NYC’s Rosie’s Theater Kids

First Lady to Honor NYC’s Rosie’s Theater Kids

Rosie’s Theater Kids will be given the 2015 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award on Nov. 17 by First Lady Michelle Obama.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Donates $150 Million for NYC Music Programs

Andrew Lloyd Webber Donates $150 Million for NYC Music Programs

Iconic Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has donated $150,000 to the City of New York’s Fund for Public Schools as part of a new initiative called “Rock the Schools.”

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Coupé Theatre Studio Moves to New Location

Coupé Theatre Studio Moves to New Location

Coupé Theatre Studio, a performing arts and dance studio in Rockland County, is moving to a new, larger location in Nanuet in September. The studio will also offer three new classes: acro, vocal technique and interpretation, and Music for Aardvarks...

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Star Kidz to Offer Classes at JCC of Harrison

Star Kidz to Offer Classes at JCC of Harrison

Star Kidz, an after-school performing arts school in Westchester County, will offer its theater, singing, and acting classes at the JCC of Harrison beginning in the fall.

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Jen Rudin Casting Offers Kids Improv and Audition Workshops

Jen Rudin Casting, LLC, a company that offers classes and tips for children wishing to become professional actors, will offer improv and audition workshops for kids beginning in January.

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Manhattan Landmark Adds Eclectic Mix of Performing Arts Courses

Greenwich House Music School will begin offering Suzuki violin and musical theater classes for kids in Manhattan, as well as a rock band jam session, in it's fall term.

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JCC Rockland Expands Dance Program, Adds Musical Theater

West Nyack-based JCC Rockland is expanding its dance program by welcoming Debi Klein as an instructor and is adding a musical theater program for kids of all ages in Rockland.

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Why I Chose Stage Crew Over Acting

A high school student and theater lover explains why he has chosen to work behind the curtain in the stage crew rather than act on stage, and offers advice for other kids and teens who want to get involved with student or community theater.

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10 Tips to Help Kids Ace Theater Auditions

Is your child trying out for a school play or community theater show? Get tips from casting directors on how to help your kid ace the audition, including how to prepare the right song and monologue, calm nerves and stage fright, and deal with disap...

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Pro Tips for Kids Auditioning for Broadway Roles

For kids who want to audition for professional acting roles on Broadway or even in TV or film, we've got the best advice from pro casting directors on how to stand out from the crowd and make the most of each audition and callback.

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How to Find a Talent Agent or Manager for Your Child Actor

Are you looking for a talent agent or manager for your budding child actor? Here are five tried-and-true ways to find representation courtesy of Jessica Rofe, an artistic director who has worked in casting and on the talent agency side of the busin...

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Music and Theater Programs Added to Local Kids’ Gym

M.A.T.S.S. Kids' Gym now offers music and theater classes for children in Syosset. The music classes are offered by Long Island Aardvarks and the theater classes are offered by New Artist Theater, a division of The AMF Studio.

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Music Conservatory Opens Second Location

The Performing Arts Conservatory of New York, which was originally located in Jackson Heights, recently opened its second location in Elmhurst. The Performing Arts Conservatory of New York offers after-school classes to children in Queens, includin...

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Dobbs Ferry Dance Class Strengthens Brain Development

Dance and Theater Arts Studios in Dobbs Ferry, which offers dance and theater arts classes in Westchester, now offers Brain Dance. Brain Dance helps children’s brain development, and children gain body awareness and strengthen their core.

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New City Classes Help Young Thespians Develop Skills

Clarkstown Theatre Company recently opened its acting school in New City. The company offers theater classes and programs for kids in Rockland County, as well as a performing arts summer camp.

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Park Slope New York Kids Club Offers Classes, Parties, and Pick-Ups

New York Kids Club, a children's activity center, recently opened its Park Slope location. The center offers various kids classes including theater, dance, gymnastics, and cooking, as well as birthday parties and after-school pick-ups.

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Theater Classes and Programs in Fairfield County, CT

Theater Classes and Programs in Fairfield County, CT

UPDATED JULY 2015: Enroll your child in theater classes in Fairfield County. There are tons of performing arts venues in Stamford, Westport, Darien, New Canaan, and beyond that provide creative performance opportunities for kids. Give your child ac...

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Music Classes and Programs for Kids in Fairfield County, CT

Music Classes and Programs for Kids in Fairfield County, CT

UPDATED JULY 2015: A list of studios in Fairfield, Connecticut where kids can take music lessons and classes locally. Including music studios for kids in Riverside, Westport, Fairfield, and Wilton, this list includes places where kids can hone musi...

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Music and Theater Classes and Programs for Kids in Brooklyn, NY

Music and Theater Classes and Programs for Kids in Brooklyn, NY

UPDATED JULY 2015: If you're a New York parent looking for music classes or theater programs for your kids in Brooklyn, this list is exactly what you need. This list includes studios that offer lessons to kids in Bay Ridge, Park Slope, Prospect Hei...

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