Wednesday, December 15, 2021


Centenary Stage Company’s Young Performers Workshop will be presenting 

Winter Festival of Shows 
WHEN: December 10 through the 19
Centenary Stage Company’s The Little Theatre, Grand Ave., Hackettstown
$12.50 for adults and $10.00 for children 12 and younger. 

Registration for the Young Performers Workshop 2022 Spring Session is also open. For more information or to schedule your interview call the Centenary Stage Company box office at (908) 979 – 0900 or visit Centenary Stage Company on-line at

This winter, the Young Performers Workshop presents 

  • You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, about Charlie Brown and the entire Peanuts gang exploring life's great questions as they play baseball, struggle with homework, sing songs, swoon over their crushes, and celebrate the joy of friendship. Saturday, December 18 at 7:00 pm; and Sunday, December 19 at 1:00 pm
  • Life with Father, about a stockbrocker in late 19th-century New York City, Clarence Day, who strives to maintain order in his bustling household. Despite his attempts to be the chief authority over his four sons, his wife, Vinnie, is the one who truly keeps order in their home, much to Clarence's chagrin. Wednesday, December 15 at 7:00 pm; Thursday, December 16 at 7:00 pm; and Friday, December 17 at 8:00 pm.
  • 5-6-7-8! Stories that Dance, a selection of stories told through movement and dance pieces, featuring choreography by Michael Blevins. Saturday, December 18 at 2:00 pm; and Sunday, December 19 at 5:00 pm.
Centenary Stage Company’s Young Performers Workshop is directed by Broadway, movie, and television alumnus Michael Blevins. Some of Blevins’ previous credits include director and choreographer of the National Tours of Babes in Toyland, Aladdin, and Tom Sawyer, and most recently he directed and choreographed the NYC revival of Seesaw. Blevins also directed and choreographed his original musical Count to Ten at the New York Musical Theatre Festival. He has worked with many Tony and Academy Award-winning directors and choreographers, including Sir Richard Attenborough, Woody Allen, and Bob Fosse. He is most widely known for his portrayal of Mark in the movie A Chorus Line. Most recently, Blevins joined artists around the world to celebrate one of America’s greatest art forms and performed selections from Bob Fosse’s DANCIN’ at City Center in the Career Transition for Dancer’s Benefit Gala.

The Young Performers Workshop is a 15-week intensive musical theatre program designed to teach kids ages 8 to 18. This is a hands-on program designed to meet the needs of beginning, intermediate, and advanced performers interested in working in theatre. Throughout the fall session, students have opportunities to learn about multiple facets of theatre arts from acting to singing to dancing. Each session concludes with a weekend Festival of Shows.

Registration for the Young Performers Workshop 2022 Spring Session is also open. Those interested in joining the program must call the Centenary Stage Company box office at (908) 979-0900 or email to schedule an interview with the director of the program, Michael Blevins. 

In-person interviews will be held from December 17 – 18, and the deadline to register is February 11, 2022, and the session will run from February 12, 2022, until June 5, 2022. The price to register the first student is $425.00, a second student is $395.00, and a third student is $300.00. For more information about the program visit the Centenary Stage Company website at or call the box office at (908) 979-0900.

For more information visit or call the Centenary Stage Company box office at (908) 979 – 0900. The Centenary Stage Company box office is open Monday through Friday from 1 – 5 PM and two hours prior to all performances. The box office is located in the Lackland Performing Arts Center on the campus of Centenary University at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ. Centenary Stage Company can also be found across social media platforms, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Like and follow to receive the latest in CSC news and special offers.

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The 2021-22 season of performing arts events at the Centenary Stage Company is made possible through the generous support of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the NJ State Council on the Arts, the Shubert Foundation, the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, the Sandra Kupperman Foundation, the John and Margaret Post Foundation, and

CSC corporate sponsors, including Platinum Season Sponsor The House of the Good Shepherd, Silver Sponsors Hackettstown Medical Center Atlantic Health System, Home Instead Senior Care (Washington), and Fulton Bank, and Centenary Stage Company members and supporters.