CPHS Theatre Arts Presents “Brooklyn, the Musical” on January 24-25!

County Prep High School Theatre Arts proudly presents Brooklyn, the Musical, with music, lyrics and book by Mark Schoenfeld and Barri McPherson. Using a play within a play concept, this musical focuses on a group of musicians known as the City Weeds who periodically transforms a street corner under the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge...

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County Prep Hosts Award-Winning Professional Company

County Prep High School will host Kyle Marshall Choreography Friday, November 30 at 7:30pm & Saturday, December 1 at 2pm as part of the school’s Choreographer in Residence Program. Kyle Marshall is a 2018 New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Jury Award recipient and a New Jersey State Council of the Arts Fellow. Marshall's...

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County Prep Theatre Arts Students Participate in the Manhattan Theatre Club Core Education Program

The Theatre Arts students participated in the Manhattan Theatre Club Core Education program of the Broadway Production of The Nap.  Part of this program, our students participated in workshops with Manhattan Theatre Club resident artist, actress and playwright Nilaja Sun, in order to prepare and discuss the play. During the workshops they acted, read, improvised and...

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County Prep Theatre Arts performs García Lorca’s Bodas de Sangre

In just its sixth year, County Prep Theatre Arts class has brought a new performance opportunity to County Prep students, who are learning both performance and rehearsal practices, and are encountering first hand all of the aspects of professional theatre. The show was designed by our professional lighting designer, Mr. Lance Michel, and was...

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County Prep Sophomore Tyla Gibson Wins the Judges Award at the Alliance of Teen Artists Festival

On May 22nd, Theatre Arts and Musical Theatre students from our school participated in the Alliance of Teen Artists Festival which took place at New Jersey City University. The students presented a scene and two monologues for the Small Group Drama Division, a song for the Small Musical division, and two larger numbers for...

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County Prep Theatre Arts News

Foxy Award Nominations for the Cast of Summer and Smoke Mrs. Shields is very excited to announce that our 2017 production of Summer and Smoke, by Tennessee Williams, has earned the cast two Foxy award nominations this year. Our production has received nominations for Outstanding Performance for recent graduate Adam Hassan (Outstanding Performance by...

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County Prep Dance Program’s Performance Invitation and Exciting News

Director Ms. Warfel-Sandler of the County Prep Dance Program and the CP dance majors invite you to join us in celebrating the following news:  – May 10 & 11 at 7pm in the County Prep 407 Theatre, we present our 17th Annual Dance Concert, Memory In Motion. In creating the show, our students interviewed family members about different times in...

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County Prep Theater Arts Performs the Musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

In just its sixth year, the after school Theater Arts class has brought a new performance opportunity to County Prep students, who are learning both performance and rehearsal practices, and are encountering first hand all of the aspects of professional theater. Once again, the show had complete live accompaniment, by renowned pianist Craig Ketter,...

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