County Prep Dance Residency hosts Katelyn Halpern & Dancers

County Prep Dance instructor Heather Warfel Sandler is thrilled to announce the first annual professional dance company performance through County Prep’s Choreographers in Residence Program (CHIRP). Through CHIRP, choreographers are awarded use of the 407 Theater for rehearsals and performance, in exchange for serving as a resident teaching artist throughout the semester.  Students have...

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County Prep Dance and the Your Move Modern Dance Festival

On Sunday, November 19th at 3pm, the Your Move Modern Dance Festival will hold a performance at the historical Loew’s Theater in Journal Square, Jersey City. County Prep Dance instructor Heather Warfel Sandler will perform with Meagan Woods, one of County Prep’s longtime Guest Teaching Artists.  The piece also includes alumnus Mia Stephens, who graduated...

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County Prep Junior Matthew Riccardi Represents Hudson County at the State Teen Arts Festival

On May 31st, 2017, County Prep Junior Matthew Riccardi represented Hudson County at the State Teen Arts Festival, which took place at Ocean County College.  At this festival, the highest award recipients from all New Jersey Counties were invited. All theatre awardees performed, received feedback and took workshops with theatre professionals. Matthew had officially...

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County Prep Theater Arts Performs Summer And Smoke by Tennessee Williams

      In just its fifth 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 theater. The show was designed by our professional lighting designer, Mr. Lance...

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County Prep Alumna Alexia Velazquez Won the Foxy Award for Outstanding Performance

Mrs. Shields is very excited to announce that our 2016 production of Ondine, by Jean Giraudoux, has brought home one Foxy award this year. Our production has received nominations for Outstanding Achievement for an Acting Ensemble of a Classic Play, and three Outstanding Performance Nominations for Senior Adam Hassan (Outstanding Performance by a Lead...

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Awards for County Prep Theatre Arts Students

County Prep Theatre Arts News County Prep’s Matthew Riccardi won the Judge’s Award for his monologue from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet County Prep’s Theatre Arts’ production of Ondine has received four Foxy Final Nominations for Montclair State University Theatre Night Awards! On March 9th, at the Teen Arts Alliance competition at New Jersey City...

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HCSTF Sponsors Winning Workshop for County Prep Dancers

March 10, 2017 (Jersey City, N.J.) – The County Prep Dance Program, led by Ms. Heather Warfel-Sandler, recently won Top Honors at the Hudson County Teen Arts Festival thanks in part to an HCSTF-sponsored collaboration with percussionist Ravish Momin, announced Silverio A. Vega, Development Coordinator of the HCST Foundation. Senior dancers Mia Stephens, Amanda...

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County Prep’s Improvisation Class Performs in the Third Annual Improv Show: County Prep Live

Only two weeks after our very successful run of The Fantasticks, County Prep theatre arts improvisers performed in our third annual improvisation event, County Prep Live. The show was loosely formatted after NBC’s Saturday Night Live. It was hosted by Matthew Riccardi, with special musical guest Kailyn Segovia and guest appearances by Theatre Arts...

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County Prep’s Kyle Velazquez Wins 2nd Place in Musical Theatre Competition at Teacher’s College, Columbia University

Mrs. Shields proudly announces that Theatre Arts Junior Kyle Velazquez won Second place in the Upper High School Musical Theatre Category IV, at Columbia University on February 5, 2017. This contest took place as part of the NATS- NYC Student Vocal Auditions at Teacher’s College, Columbia University in New York City. Kyle sang “Oh,...

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