VOICES IN HARMONY
WHEN: SUNDAY, MARCH 4, 2018 – 2PM
WHERE: bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood
Tickets are free and can be reserved by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (201) 482-8194, ext. 71.
The show is a musical celebration featuring singers, musicians and dancers from 16 schools with students with disabilities. The performers have been rehearsing throughout the school year and are ready to share their talents on bergenPAC’s main stage.
The program features students from seven counties: Banyan School, The Center School, Chapel Hill Academy, Deron School of NJ Montclair Campus, Deron School of NJ Union Campus, ECLC of New Jersey, Chatham Campus, ECLC of New Jersey, Ho-Ho-Kus, The Felician School, Honor Ridge Academy, Daytop Academy, Holmstead School, Academy 360 Lower and Upper Schools, The Phoenix Center, Windsor Learning Center, Children Therapy Center and St. Joseph School for the Blind.
“This event gives the students a beautiful platform to express themselves and become stars for the day and provides them with an experience for a lifetime,” said Alexander Diaz, Creative Director at The Performing Arts School at bergenPAC.
Voices of Harmony is presented thanks to sponsorship by the William T. Morris Foundation, ASAH, The Alliance of Private Special Education Schools of North Jersey and bergenPAC.
About bergenPAC Performing Arts School
The Education program at bergenPAC features a series of classes, school residencies, workshops, live performances, student productions and ensemble groups in the performing arts for students ages 3 months to 21 years old. The program provides students with unique and “hands-on” arts training by industry professionals that allow them to gain real world experience and enhance academic achievement through the arts. bergenPAC’s arts education initiatives occur on-site at our new Performing Arts School building at 1 Depot Square, Englewood, NJ or off-site at other schools. The school reaches more than 30,000 students annually.
The Performing Arts School offers basic and professional level performing arts classes and ensemble groups and productions in theater, dance, and music for students of all ages. The school also offers beyond bergenPAC, a school Partnership Program with school districts throughout the area.
ASAH is a nonprofit statewide association representing 160 private schools for students with disabilities. The schools serve roughly 10,000 students with complex conditions, including those who are medically fragile, on the autism spectrum, exhibit challenging behavior, have a mental illness, and those with multiple disabilities. For more information, go to http://asah.org or call 609-890-1400.
Founded in 2003, the 1,367-seat Bergen Performing Arts Center, or bergenPAC, is the area’s cultural mecca. Housed in a historic Art Deco-style theater boasting one of the finest acoustic halls in the United States, bergenPAC attracts a stellar roster of world-class entertainment. The jewel in our crown is The Performing Arts School at bergenPAC – the innovative, educational performing arts initiative that reaches more than 30,000 students annually. The Performing Arts School provides community youth, age 2 months to 21 years, with unique, “hands-on” training in music, dance and theater by industry professionals. It is through the ongoing generosity of sponsors, donors and patrons that the not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation bergenPAC and The Performing Arts School are able to thrive and enrich our community.
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