This year, the Theater Arts vocation class presented the end of the year play and CTE exam for the County Prep Senior and Junior Theatre Arts students. The students rehearsed and performed an adaptation of the public domain translation of The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni, directed by Ms. Raluca Shields. This year, the students...Continue reading
Only two weeks after our very successful run of Heathers, the High School Edition, County Prep Theatre Arts improvisers performed in our seventh annual Improv show, which consisted of skits created through improvisation by the Improv club and some live improvisation created with audience participation. The audience picked places and relationships, gave quotes from movies...Continue reading
JERSEY CITY, NJ, MAY 1, 2022 - The Dance Program at County Prep High School in Jersey City will present its 21st Annual Dance Concert, human, on May 12 & May 13 at 7pm. Tickets are $5 for students and $8 General Admission. County Prep seniors Isabella Colon, Kassandra Esparra, Arianna Rodriguez, Charlene Domingo, and Liana...
In its tenth 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, Sophomore drummer...Continue reading
On Tuesday, December 21st, the County Prep High School Performing Arts Department presented its annual Winter Showcase. The showcase, a long-standing tradition in the high school, allows students to demonstrate their studies in the Dance, Music, and Theater Arts programs. Since last year our Winter Show was virtual, students were enthusiastic to get back on stage...Continue reading
Mrs. Shields is extremely excited to announce that County Prep Theatre Arts received two Foxy Awards this year, for Outstanding Achievement by an Acting Ensemble of a Virtual Play (Zoom Format: Live Streamed or with Limited Editing), for the Acting Ensembles of our two virtual shows, Now What? Every Actor’s Dilemma during the Great Quarantine...Continue reading
Mrs. Shields is very honored to announce that our 2021 virtual musical Little Women, The Broadway Musical received a Rising Star nomination and an Honorable Mention on May 14th, during a special Facebook announcement. Modeled after Broadway’s Tony Awards, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards was created in 1996 to encourage and reward exceptional...Continue reading
May 20 & 21, 2021, online County Prep Dance celebrates its 20th annual concert with a student produced dance film, How Does the Journey End?. In response to the events of the past year, students redirected their attention to using movement as a tool for storytelling in film. Students conceived of the show’s theme, and...
Mrs. Shields is very excited to announce that our three virtual 2020 and 2021 productions have earned the cast and crew fourteen Foxy award nominations this year. Our production of Now What? received three nominations for Outstanding Production of a Virtual Play, Outstanding Achievement for an Acting Ensemble in a Virtual Play, and Outstanding Performance...
The Theatre Arts students participated this year in the virtual Manhattan Theatre Club Core Education program of the Broadway Production of “Constellations”, by Nick Payne, with Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson. As part of this program, our students participated in various workshops based on the play “Constellations” designed by Manhattan Theatre Club education director David...Continue reading