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Paper Mill Playhouse Announces Theatre School Classes for Adults

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) is pleased to announce a wide array of classes and performance opportunities for adults.  There is still time to sign up for the diverse adult class Theatre School offerings that begin mid-September. For more information or to register for Paper Mill Playhouse Theatre Classes, please call Mickey McNany at 973-315-1669 or fill out a registration form on Paper Mill’s website www.papermill.org.

Among the classes offered is ADULT ACTING, an eight-week course held on Saturdays from 10:00am-11:15am, suitable for those from all walks of life. “Paper Mill’s Adult Theater Classes are perfect for those who have always wanted to give acting a try, to those simply seeking to polish presentation skills and gain experience and comfort in front of audience,” says Mickey McNany, Paper Mill Playhouse Theatre School Director.  “Surprise yourself!”

For those who find inspiration in song, Paper Mill Playhouse’s Theatre School offers an ADULT CHORALE that meets for ten weeks on Monday evenings from 7:30-9:30pm, and culminates in a showcase performance as well as touring opportunities.  This past season The Paper Mill Playhouse Adult Chorale performed for nursing centers, civic associations and sang the national anthem in front of 2,000 people at a community event.  The Paper Mill Playhouse Theatre School also offers a MUSICAL THEATRE / SCENES & SONGS class that meets for eight weeks on Saturdays from 11:30am-12:45pm.  No auditions are necessary for either class.

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Seniors can enjoy the popular BREAKFAST AT PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE that gives participants an inside look at Paper Mill, complete with visiting guests, lively discussions, and a backstage tour.  The breakfasts are held on eight Monday mornings from 10:00-11:30am. Another wonderful adult offering is THE SENIOR PLAYERS WORKSHOP that explores all aspects of theatre performance and production through a group-selected, one-act play. The Senior Players Workshop will run for twenty weeks and end with an informal performance.

In 2011, Paper Mil Playhouse was voted favorite place to take and arts class in the Discover Jersey Arts People’s Choice Awards. “It’s not surprising considering Paper Mill’s inclusive nature, its commitment to education, and the caliber of professionals that devote their time and passion to Paper Mill Playhouse,” stated Carrie Rubio, Paper Mill’s Education Programs Manager.

The Paper Mill Playhouse Adult Chorale will be directed by Meg Zervoulis.  Zervoulis is an Arranger, Pianist and Music Director.  She has worked off-Broadway on Chuckleball at the Snapple Theatre.  Regionally, Zervoulis served on the music team for Rated P...for Parenthood at SOPAC (Midtown Direct Rep). Workshops and concerts include: Kooman and Dimond’s Dani Girl in the ASCAP/Disney Workshop with Stephen Schwartz. Zervoulis provided musical direction for many special events including collaborations with Ms. Lauryn Hill, Max Weinberg and Christine Noll among others.  Zervoulis also arranges and accompanies many Paper Mill Playhouse special events including master classes, New Voices concerts and benefit galas.  Zervoulis is also a Musical Director and Adjunct Keyboard Professor at Montclair State University. Zervoulis attended Carnegie Mellon University for piano performance and conducting. Meg was selected internationally as one of 20 musical directors for the inaugural Goodspeed Opera House Musical Direction Intensive.

The Adult Acting and Musical Theatre / Scenes & Songs courses will be taught by Tom Frascatore, a theatre coach and director with twenty years’ experience in the theatre including such productions as The Taming of the Shrew at the Homdel Theater Co. in Holmdel, NJ, Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, RENT, The Producers, and High School Musical at Phoenix Productions in Red Bank, NJ, and The Misanthrope and Woyzeck at the Serious Stage Company in New York, New York.

For more information or to register for Paper Mill Playhouse Theatre Classes, please call Mickey McNany at 973-315-1669 or visit Paper Mill’s website www.papermill.org for the registration form.

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