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    Performing Arts Academy

    The Performance Workshop Summer 2017
    Experince Performance Workshops in Audio Tech, Theatre, Vocal Music, & Dance
    for students entering grades 6-8 (level 1) grades 9-12 (level 2)

    About the Performing Arts Academy
    The Performing Arts Academy is a program of the Ocean County Vocational Technical School District. This full-time Academy is geared to-wards student who wish to excel in the Perform-ing Arts.

    Photography by GDT Student Brittany Cesare
    Photography by GDT Student Brittany Cesare

    The program offers intensive study in theatre, dance, and voice for the young artist-in-training. Courses include concentration in tech-nical theatre, acting techniques, directing, bal-let, modern and jazz techniques, choreography, music theory, vocal health, song preparation, and arts history for each discipline.

    Performing Arts Academy students are academi-cally challenged with 160 credits required for a high school diploma.

    Our students are encouraged to continue their education in the arts after graduation, but will also be given the tools and resources to audition for professional companies. Students interested in a competitive and challenging environment must complete the necessary application process, which includes an entrance audition.

    The Summer Experience
    This two-week workshop provides an opportunity for aspiring young artist to strengthen their area of specialty– dance, voice, or acting.

    Each day begins with an intense session in the major area of study. A half hour lunch break is followed by two, 45 minute workshops in the oth-er two specialties. Through exposure to these three performing arts disciplines, the student has the opportunity to improve as a well-rounded young performer. Our students will develop an appreciation for each art form.

    The last day of the workshop is a day of performance. Parents and friends are invited!

    During the workshops, students receive instruction from master teachers in:

    Acting: The theatre arts program is composed of both acting techniques and monologue/scene study. Actors are required to bring a memorized monologue from a published play for the first day of the workshop.

    Voice: Voice instructors will coach students individual-ly on solo repertoire as well as in an ensemble setting. This process will build healthy vocal technique and appropriate characterization.

    Dance: The dance summer program is geared to en-hance the technical training of a skilled dancer in Bal-let, Modern, and Jazz techniques while gaining an un-derstanding of dance theory and history. A minimum of 6 years of continuous dance training is required for grades 6-8 and a minimum of 8 years for grades 9-12.

    Audio: Tech students will experience many areas of the Audio/Technical Theatre field. Students will have hands-on experiences with live sound, basic lighting, sound wave characteristics, and studio recording. Stu-dents will be required to bring a notebook for im-portant information regarding these projects. This course has been designed to serve as an introduction to our Audio Technology program.

    Registration & Contact

    The Performance Workshop is only open to students entering 6th through 12th grade in September 2017

    Week 1: July 10—July 13
    Week 2: July 17— July 20
    Hours: 10 am— 3 pm

    Pricing: Two-Week Session: $300.00

    Mail Registration Form & Fee to:
    Performing Arts Academy
    Rt. 547, JBMDL– Hangar 1, PO BOX 1125
    Lakehurst, NJ 08733
    Attn: Performance Workshop 2013

    Phone: (732) 286-5678 x 4151
    Fax: (732) 657-4500

    Download Registration Form Here

    No refunds will be given, only credit for future programs and camps.

    *In order to obtain access to the JBMDL you will need to contact 732-286-5678 x 4100 to provide specific base required information.


    Who Should Apply?
    Students who are presently enrolled in fifth through eleventh grades who have a serious interest in the performing arts in either acting, voice or dance.. This is a competitive program and space is limited.

    How to Apply?
    Complete the registration form on the reverse side of this flyer and detach. Send the detached form along with a resume detailing the applicant’s train-ing and performance experience to the address at the bottom of the form with your registration fee of $300. All applications and resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all space is filled. Registra-tion checks for unfulfilled applications will be re-turned. Please be aware that space is limited.

    Please note: Head shots are unnecessary.

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