New Jersey Performing Arts Center

 
Performances at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) incorporate music, dance, storytelling, theater, puppetry, and more, igniting the imagination and cultivating a lifelong enthusiasm for the arts. NJPAC’s SchoolTime Performance Series introduce groups to the magic of the performing arts on stage. Upcoming shows include performances by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Stefon Harris, and more. Performances take place in the Victoria Theater or Prudential Hall at NJPAC. Programs feature world-class artists from a wide variety of traditions. 
 
 
Contact Info
Address: 1 Center St., Newark, NJ 07102. Essex County. 
 
Tel: 973-297-5828. 
 
Website: www.njpac.org
 
Hrs: 9AM-5PM.
 
SCHOOLS
Performances at NJPAC are linked to curriculum areas such as world languages, social studies, and language arts. Students can explore world culture through ethnic dance, enjoy adaptations of popular children’s books, and experience different genres of music. Interactive workshops and Q&A sessions can be added as a pre or post-field trip activity. Learn more about the SchoolTime Performance Series.
 
Contact Info
Contact: SchoolTime Performance Series, schooltime@njpac.org.
 
Trip Info  
Grade Level: PreK-12th. 
 
Group Size: 15-2000+.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Performances. 
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hr. + 10 min Q&A Session. 
 
Cost: Varies/Group rates available. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Performing Arts, Social Studies.
Topics Covered: World history, language arts, culture, foreign language, music, dance, theater, drama, tradition.
 
SCOUTS
Scout groups can work on Music badges at NJPAC with variety of musical performances focusing on jazz, classical, world music, and other genres. With Q&A sessions, scouts will have the opportunity to ask composers and performers about the art of their performance. Learn more about group visits
 
Contact Info
Contact: Thomas Stocky, Manager of Group Sales 973-297-5804, tstocky@njpac.org.
 
Trip Info  
Grade Level: All grades. 
 
Group Size: 10 or more to qualify for group rates. 
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Performances. 
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. 
 
Cost: Varies. 
 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Performing Arts, Social Studies. 
Topics Covered: Music, world history, language arts, culture, foreign language, dance, theater, drama, tradition.
 
HOMESCHOOL
NJPAC’s performances are a great way to bring world languages, social studies, and language arts homeschool curriculums to life. Homeschools groups will explore world culture through ethnic dance, enjoy theater adaptations of popular children’s books, and experience a variety of musical genres. Interactive workshops and Q&A sessions can be added as a pre or post-field trip activity. Learn more about the SchoolTime Performance Series
 
Contact Info
Contact: SchoolTime Performance Series, schooltime@njpac.org.
 
Trip Info  
Grade Level: PreK-12th. 
 
Group Size: 15-2000+.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Performances. 
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hr. + 10 min Q&A Session. 
 
Cost: Varies/Group rates available. 
 
Topics Covered: World history, language arts, culture, foreign language, music, dance, theater, drama, tradition.
 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Theater Lesson Plan

Throughout the ages, theater has been used to record history, depict religious stories, spread information and more. When visiting the theater, discuss what jobs people can have at the theater and the process of producing a stage play.... Continue