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of All Ages and Backgrounds

Now Offering Virtual and In-Person Instruction

About New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts

Our Mission Is To Serve You!

At NJSDA, we believe in actors’ education that excites, empowers, encourages and engages the creativity that is essential to the performing arts. New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts strives to create life-long participants in the arts.

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Hello Friends of the New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts!
PLEASE HELP NJSDA WIN BEST OF ESSEX 2022!
 
Vote For NJSDA in two different categories! Best Adult Instruction & Best Children’s Instruction!
 
HERE’S HOW:
Please help the New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts win the BEST OF ESSEX in
“Best Children’s Instruction/Classes”! Just click the link below and follow the instructions!
 
You can also vote for NJSDA as “Best Adult Instruction/Classes”.
It is a separate vote, and you would do that at this link:
 
Thank you for showing your support to NJSDA!
We will continue giving the best theatre arts instruction for adults and childen!
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NEW ADULT INTRO TO ACTING & INTRO TO IMPROV CLASSES AT THE 

NEW JERSEY SCHOOL OF DRAMATIC ARTS! 

Have you always wanted to take an acting or improv class but never got around to it? Now is your chance! Come find out why NJSDA has been the top acting school in New Jersey for over 18 years! NJSDA has been voted Best of Essex seven years in a Row!
 
UPCOMING INTRO CLASSES
• Intro to Acting – 6 Mondays starting Jan. 9th (7:30 PM – 9:30 PM)
• Intro to Improv – 6 Thursdays starting Jan. 12th (7:35 PM – 9:35 PM)
 
@ St. John’s Episcopal Church, 55 Montclair Avenue Montclair, NJ
 
For more info, Email us at info@NJACTORS.org, or call us at 973-566-9700
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NEW VIRTUAL CLASS!

Introduction to Commercial Voiceover
With Robert Carr

Limited space!
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YOUTH WINTER CLASSES

NEW CLASSES START ON JAN. 21st, 2023!

• Tween/Teen Acting 101

• Tween/Teen Advanced Acting Performance Workshop

• Tween/Teen Improv

• Tween/Teen Acting For TV & Film


• Tween/Teen Musical Theater Camp• Aug 8 – 12 (1 week) 10:30-2pm $400.

For more info or to register:

https://njactors.org/acting-classes-for-kids-tweens-teens/
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NJSDA PRESENTS: UPCOMING IMPROV SHOW:

The NJSDA Improv Holiday Spectacular!

 
Improv Comedy, Music, & Laughter
featuring Nutty by Nature, Sparks of Insanity & Special Surprise Guests!
 

SATURDAY DECEMBER 17th

Showtime: 8:00 PM
Admission $20.
 
@ St. John’s Episcopal Church 55 Montc;air Ave. Montclair, NJ

Congratulations to our Improv Three class on an amazing IMPROV-ABILITY show! Sold-out crowd!

We are so proud of NJSDA Alum, Jaquel Spivey! He is the star of the Tony award winning broadway show, “A STRANGE LOOP”! Yes, it won the award for BEST MUSICAL! Jaquel has also won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical, and the Outer Critic’s Circle Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical! So well deserved, he does such an absolute brilliant and stunning job! We are so proud of him here at the New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts! We can’t wait to watch your career soar! We love you!
 
Jaquel spent many years at NJSDA in our acting and musical theatre programs, as well as many of our youth productions! We are so pleased that the rest of the world gets to experience what an amazing and talented person he is!
 
Check out this wonderful article in VOGUE magazine about Jaquel, where he gives a shout-out to his education at the New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts!  Thank you, Jaquel!
 
link to article:  https://www.vogue.com/article/jaquel-spivey-a-strange-loop-profile

Congratulations to our NJSDA students for completing your classes this week! We are so happy to have you as a part of our NJSDA family!

We are so proud of Kafi Howell, one of our NJSDA acting students! She’s been diligent and proactive, and getting herself out there landing acting gigs! Here are some of the projects she’s worked on in the past few months: The Best Man: The Final Chapters, Everything’s Trash, Power Book ll Ghost, FBI, Harlem, The Missing, Law and Order SVU & the Godfather of Harlem. Great job, and congratulations to Kafi! Keep up the amazing work! 

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Meet Your Instructors

Our talented team of instructors are dedicated to helping you sharpen your craft while having an enjoyable experience!

Why Choose Us

Serious Training for Actors
of All Ages & Backgrounds

Youth Acting Classes

Acting classes and a curriculum dedicated to Kids, Tweens & Teens!

Acting Classes for Kids, Tweens & Teens

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Adult Acting Classes

Our Adult Core Curriculum and Specialty Classes get you ready for professional work as an actor.

Acting Classes for Adults

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Improv Curriculum

Learn important improvisation skills with our tracks for Youth & Adult Levels.

Improv Curriculum, Troupes & Performances

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Rehearsing For Life

The Benefits of Acting Classes

Acting classes are more than fun, they help develop and enhance life skills. Regardless of a student’s age and phase of life, acting classes provide a variety of benefits including: building confidence and persistence, developing a work ethic and professionalism and learning to focus. Classes enhance reading, listening and communication, presentation and social skills in addition to sparking creativity.

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