Youth Theater is a specialized program that uses
custom-written scripts to guarantee equal roles
for a specific number of students. Class size
is kept small, with each child receiving lots
of individual attention. And every semester culminates
in a full-scale musical production.
class also incorporates acting exercises, theater
games and improvs
that help students express their creativity and
develop dramatic skills.
The atmosphere is supportive and nurturing, with
an emphasis on
self-esteem and fun learning.
teachers are professional directors specially trained
in children's theater. Skilled artists, they bring
many years of experience, as well as a love and
understanding of young actors, to every class.
are in residence at The Studio Playhouse, 14 Alvin
Place in Upper Montclair,
(right by the Acme on Valley Road). The big,
beautiful Playhouse stage gives our students a performance
to remember! Additional classes as well as our Summer
Theater Day Camp Comedies are held at the Montclair Operetta Club, 494 Valley Road, Upper Montclair, (corner of Alvin Place).
Notice of Nondiscriminatory policy as to Students.
Essex Youth Theater admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its education al policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs and other school-administered programs.