The Performing Arts School at bergenPAC to Showcase Students

The Performing Arts School at bergenPAC will showcase its students this Spring and Summer. Raise the Curtain IV, an end-of-year celebration for the school’s dance, theater and music students, will be held Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 1 & 5 p.m. The 10th annual summer musical – Rodger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella will be presented Friday, July 31, 2020 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 at 3 & 8 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020 at 3 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 at 11 a.m. at or by calling bergenPAC’s Box Office at (201) 227-1030.

Raise the Curtain IV

The fourth annual end-of-year celebration for The Performing Arts School’s students will benefit the school’s growing programs. Beginner through pre-professional level classes are held throughout the year in music, dance and theater. This event showcases the students and tells the school’s story. The 1 p.m. performance features the dance students in “Dances From Around the World,” while the 5 p.m. show is all about music and theater as “bergenPAC Goes to the Tony Awards.”

Discounts are available for those who purchase tickets to both shows.

Rodger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella

The Prince is giving a ball! The Prince is giving a ball, and you’re invited! The Performing Arts School at bergenPAC will present Rodger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella as its 10th annual summer musical this August. The production features an all-student cast, technical crew, and orchestra. Working alongside bergenPAC’s theater and Performing Arts School staff, students gain greater self-confidence and teamwork skills and receive a professional-level experience that they can use in their future endeavors.

Come be enchanted as this classic fairy tale is brought to life by an incredibly talented group of teens from across the region.

Tickets available at: or Box Office (201) 227-1030

Founded in 2003, the 1,367-seat Bergen Performing Arts Center, or bergenPAC, is the area’s cultural mecca. Housed in a historic Art Deco-style theater boasting one of the finest acoustic halls in the United States, bergenPAC attracts a stellar roster of world-class entertainment. The jewel in our crown is The Performing Arts School at bergenPAC – the innovative, educational performing arts initiative that, through programs, classes, outreach, school shows, and main theater presented shows, reach more than 30,000 students and community youth annually. The Performing Arts School provides community youth, age 2 months to 21 years, with unique, “hands-on” training in music, dance and theater by industry professionals. It is through the ongoing generosity of sponsors, donors, members, and patrons that the not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation bergenPAC and The Performing Arts School are able to thrive and enrich our community.