Wednesday, September 7, 2011

JOIN THE PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE ADULT CHORALE!

PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE THEATRE SCHOOL ANNOUNCES ITS LATEST INITATIVE, THE PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE ADULT CHORALE

Paper Mill Playhouse is proud to announce the newest addition to the theater’s diverse Theatre School offerings,

THE PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE ADULT CHORALE

Members of this company will participate in ensemble singing as they explore the world of American popular music. 

WHEN: 7:30-9:00 PM on Monday evenings, for ten weeks, beginning September 12, 2011. The semester will end with a showcase and other performance opportunities will be available to participants. Holiday songs, contemporary music, standards and Broadway tunes will be part of the repertoire.
COST: The cost to participate in this program is only $99.
For more information or to register for The Paper Mill Playhouse Adult Chorale, please call Mickey McNany at 973.315.1669.

No audition is required, but participants must be at least 16 years of age.

“For those with a love of choral singing, The Paper Mill Playhouse Adult Chorale is a wonderful opportunity,” says Mickey McNany, Paper Mill Playhouse Theatre School Director. “This latest addition to our Theatre School schedule provides a chance for people of all ages to celebrate the beauty of choral performance.”

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.

PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE, a not-for-profit arts organization, is one of the country's leading regional theatres. Paper Mill Playhouse programs are made possible, in part, by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, A Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support is provided by generous contributions from numerous corporations, foundations, and individuals. Paper Mill Playhouse is a member of Theatre Communications Group, the National Alliance for Musical Theatre, the Council of Stock Theatres, and the New Jersey Theatre Alliance.