Disney Musical in Schools
Imagine your students singing, acting, and dancing onstage, or working behind the scenes to make the magic happen. Disney Musicals in Schools at NJPAC presents a special opportunity for Greater Newark Area public elementary schools (including charter schools) to bring the magic of student performance to their communities. But the benefits of musical theater will last long after opening night.
From 21st Century skills like creativity and collaboration to social skills like confidence and empathy to academic skills like reading, speaking, and listening, musical theater engages students in dynamic ways. Why not add a little magic to your classroom?
Applications due Fri, May 10, 2019.
The goals of Disney Musicals in Schools are to:
available shows include
May 10, 2019 Applications Due
May 13-17, 2019 Finalists notified for site visits
May 20-May 31, 2019 Site visits
Week of June 10, 2019 All applicants notified of status
September 12, 2019 Selected school orientation
September 2019 - February 2020 Reharsals and onsite support from NJPAC Teaching Artists
Week of February 3, 2020 School performances
February 10, 2020 Disney Musicals in Schools Student Share Celebration at NJPAC
Disney Musicals in Schools at NJPAC is an outreach initiative that develops sustainable musical theater programs in New Jersey public elementary schools (including charter schools). Schools throughout the state will be selected to participate in the 2019-20 program free of charge.
To be eligible for consideration, the school must meet the following qualifications:
- New Jersey public schools (including charter schools) located in an urban school district.
- Located within an Abbott School District OR have a District Factor Group Rating of A or B OR at least 25% of the student population is deemed to live at or below the poverty line.
Any New Jersey public elementary school meeting these qualifications is eligible to apply. The application deadline is May 10, 2019.
- New Jersey Performing Arts Center
- Newark Public Schools