MILLBURN, NJ – Jessica King has earned a place in the Paper Mill Playhouse's Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 2019. The five-week, highly-selective and competitive program is led by the professional artistic staff of the playhouse and will culminate in an original concert titled New Voices of 2019: Learn Your Lessons Well.
“From the first day of class all the way through opening night of New Voices, we require our students to rise to the demands of this rigorous program,” stated Lisa Cooney, Paper Mill Playhouse Director of Education. “We ask them to work harder than they ever have before as young performers, and we strive to build an incredible ensemble company, while each student hones their own individual performance skills.”
According to representatives of the Paper Mill Playhouse’s Summer Musical Theater Conservatory, the program involves rigorous study. Students participate in intensive classes including musical theater performance, acting, dance, private voice lessons, and improvisation, while also attending guest workshops led by professional actors, directors, and casting agents.
“New Voices is an amazing opportunity to see the stars of tomorrow,” stated Mark S. Hoebee, Paper Mill’s Producing Artistic Director. “This fully produced, original concert features over 120 incredible performers. It is amazing to see these young performers grow into professional artists and grace the stage with an inspiring, heartfelt performance.”