Saturday Arts Training: 2023-2024

Registration for 2023-2024 Saturday Classes is now open! 
We hope your student will join us!
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For more detailed information about our offerings, please refer to our website.

Don't see your program? Have any questions?

Email our Arts Ed Team at

All offerings are subject to change based on necessary safety measures implemented by NJPAC, the City of Newark, and the State of New Jersey.

Financial Aid / Sibling Discount
NJPAC is dedicated to making our programs accessible to all students. The Arts Center has an abundance of financial aid programs available for our students, made possible by our generous donors including the Marcia Wilson Brown Fund for Arts Education. We encourage families who are considering not participating in our programs because of monetary concerns to apply for financial aid. 

No student is turned away for financial needs.

We also offer a 10% sibling discount. 

To apply, please fill out the following form: HERE

A representative from the Arts Education Department will then be in touch with you to provide a code to offset some or all of the tuition costs. Do not register until you are provided with a code. 
COVID Policy

* If you are seeking a religious or medical exemption for your student, please contact Exemption requests must be approved prior to registration. 
Year Long Programs
Band Together - Ages: 10 – 16 10am - 2pm

Fall Semester: Oct 7 - Dec 16

Spring Semester: Jan 20 - May 11

Fall Programs - October - December
Full Day Classes 
Jazz for Teens - Ages: 12–18
Hip Hop - Ages: 9–18
Half Day Classes
Acting - Ages: 9–16 Musical Theater - Ages: 9–16 New this Year: Music Composition and Arranging* - Ages: 14–19
Students already registered for Jazz for Teens do not need to register for the composition class. This class is included in the program and based on their theory placement test.

**Registration for Fall Acting and Fall Musical Theater is now closed.**
Please contact Steven Hayet ( with any questions or if your student would like to be added to a waitlist for these programs.
Spring Programs - January - May
Full Day Classes 
Jazz for Teens - Ages: 12–18
Hip Hop Ages: 9–18 Acting - Ages: 9–16 (CLOSED) Musical Theater - Ages: 9–16 (CLOSED)

Instrument Information

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Student Information 
We use Google Classrooms for both in person and virtual programming and your student is required to have a Gmail address to participate. If your student does not have a Gmail address, please follow the link to create a free Gmail account Create a Gmail account
Note: Student must be at least 9 years old by the first day of class.
Primary Parent/Guardian Information

Secondary Parent/Guardian Information (Optional)

Billing & Payment Information

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Policies & Agreements

By checking "Agree" you agree to the policies outlined below.
Tuition Information, Refund Policy and Attendance
  • Tuition must be paid in full or a payment plan must be in place prior to the first session.
  • If a student withdraws prior to the start of the first session, a full refund will be issued.
  • If a student withdraws after attending the second session, a 50% refund will be issued.
  • If a student withdraws after attending three sessions, all tuition payments are non-refundable.
  • *Important* If a student is absent for the first two sessions without any communication or advance notification, they will be automatically withdrawn from the program and the full tuition payment will be forfeited. This allows for additional students to join the program from the waitlist.
Media Release
NJPAC often uses student photos and video footage for marketing and publicity purposes, both electronically and in print. Please check this box to verify your permission to use your image for any purpose through any medium and in all media, and your agreement to release NJPAC, its sponsors, and anyone working on their behalf, from any liability without limitation and in perpetuity. If under 18, must be checked by parent or guardian. (For any questions, please contact
I understand that communications from NJPAC are sent primarily via email and I am responsible for regularly checking messages sent for billing and program information - including links for digital resources and programming. I also understand that the Phone and Email I provide in this application will also be used to communicate billing and program information.
NJPAC Policy Agreement
By registering for any course, you are acknowledging that you have read and agree to abide by these policies, and the terms, conditions, and restrictions contained therein. NJPAC strictly prohibits all students from sharing and/or receiving Personal Information, including, without limitation, phone number, social security number, address, email address, date of birth, social media account address, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snap Chat, etc. (collectively the “Personal Information”) in connection with any course. Although we recommend all parents/guardians monitor their child’s internet use, to the extent that the student is a minor, parents or guardians must strictly monitor such student’s internet use in connection with the course at all times and ensure that neither the parent or guardian nor the student share and/or receive any Personal Information. NJPAC is not responsible or liable for such sharing and/or receipt of Personal Information or any consequences thereof. For more information, please read: NJPAC’s Privacy Policy:
In the Mix
How did you hear about our Saturday classes?

When you sign up for any NJPAC class, you’re also invited to IN THE MIX, where you can express yourself, make new friends and find creative inspiration. Students will collaborate on projects through a social justice lens. Check the YES box if you are interested in participating and we will send you more information at a later date.

Creative Coaching

Creative Coaching is another free invitation for students when you sign up for any NJPAC class. Your student will be paired with a teaching artist/mentor to discuss interests and goals. Creative Coaching focuses on: The 7 C’s of personal and professional growth which are Care, Curiosity, Communication, Character, Career, Clarity, and Choice. Students, with guidance from their mentor, will have the opportunity to share their experiences whether it’s a thought or a performance.

Check the YES box if you are interested in participating and we will send you more information at a later date.

Our Voice

Our Voice is another free invitation for students when you sign up for any NJPAC class. This extracurricular program aims to empower students to take ownership of their learning and development through a committee-based approach. The program encourages students to create their own committees, where they can collaborate with their peers and develop their leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills. Check the YES box if you are interested in participating and we will send you more information at a later date.

NJPAC Parent Committee
For Parents/Guardians:
Get more involved in your young artist's training by joining NJPAC Parent Committee. Parents and guardians have the opportunity to provide valuable feedback to our organization as well as coordinate student engagement events, teacher appreciation, and much more.

Additional Info

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