In March, 1991, Ted and I sat in the living room of my high school chum, Judge James Hely, and I announced that Jenny Logus, owner and dance instructor at Westfield School of Dance and I were going to form a youth theatre organization whose summer program would...Read more
New Jersey Youth Theatre produces professional-level theatrical productions, musicals and plays, comprised primarily of aspiring young talent, which are presented in the premiere venues across the state. Founded in 1991, New Jersey Youth Theatre (formerly WYACT) has produced more than 36 main-stage productions. These programs have served more...Read more
NJYT's School for the Performing Arts, launched in 1992, is one of New Jersey's foremost performing arts schools offering professional training in acting, dance, musical theatre and voice for students (ages 8 -18). The classes are under the skilled guidance and expert training of industry...Read more
Young performing artists, musicians and technicians in the program engage in an intensive rehearsal and performance process, learning both the artistic and technical standards and complexities in developing and performing a Broadway-level production. To participate in the program, the young talent must go through a highly...Read more
TRANSFORMING YOUNG TALENT TO GREATNESS...It takes NJYT and Your Support! MAKE A DIFFERENCE...MAKE A CHARITABLE GIFT THIS YEAR. New Jersey Youth Theatre offers several easy and convenient strategies for donating.
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NJYT Students were recently treated to NJYT Alumni Okieriete “Oak” Onaodowan teaching his Master Class, "Acting Through Song". Okieriete Onaodowan is just one of the many NJYT Alumni who have gone on to greater things! Fresh off of playing James...Read more