Classes, Workshops, and Youth Ensemble


CINDERELLA WORKSHOP IN GLEN ROCK

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8-week Musical Theatre workshop for kids ages 6 - 11 years old culminating with a performance of songs and scenes from Cinderella. Classes start March 6th at All Saints Church: 40 Central Avenue in Glen Rock and run every Wednesday night from 4:00pm - 5:30pm. (No class April 3 or April 17)

Final performance on May 8th for friends and family!

Cost: $295

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella is a musical in two acts with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and a book by Douglas Carter Beane based partly on Hammerstein's 1957 book. The story is based upon the fairy tale Cinderella. The story concerns a young woman forced into a life of servitude by her cruel stepmother, and who dreams of a better life. With the help of her Fairy Godmother, Cinderella is transformed into an elegant young lady and is able to attend the ball to meet her Prince.


ANNIE WORKSHOP IN WANAQUE

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8-week Musical Theatre workshop for kids ages 7 - 12 culminating with a performance of songs and scenes from the musical Annie. Classes start March 14 at Midvale Church 490 Ringwood Avenue, Wanaque, NJ and run every Thursday night from 4:00pm – 5:30pm. (No class April 25).

Final performance May 9

With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. Annie eventually foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations, finding a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.


Private Vocal and Audition Prep

Audition Prep Private Coaching Lessons - These are scheduled on a weekly basis  as needed. If your child is auditioning for school plays, community theatre, or Broadway, being prepared will give them the confidence they need to perform to the best of their ability.  The cost is $55 for a 30-minute session.  Students will prepare a 16 bar cut of a song for auditions as well as work on sides and a 1 to 2 minute monologue if needed.

Private Vocal Lessons - For a 6-week 30-minute lesson the cost is $330.  The cost of any books or materials will be extra and purchased as needed

Email info@curtainupstudios.com or call 201-739-3450 for more information or to register now.  

Erin Schwab; Resident Vocal Coach

Erin Schwab; Resident Vocal Coach

Vocal Coach; Erin Schwab is a classically trained vocalist who is well versed in all singing styles - Opera, Pop, Jazz, Musical Theater and everything in between! She recently earned a Master's degree in Music at Rutgers - Mason Gross School of the Arts. Further studies include the Chautauqua Institution Voice Program (2015), and the Castleton Artists' Training Seminar (2012-2014). As an accomplished opera singer, concert soloist and choral singer, Erin has performed  in the U.S. and abroad at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and The Royal Opera House Muscat in Oman. Currently, she is the primary soloist and section leader at the Community Presbyterian Church in Ringwood, and the Assistant Director of the Lakeland Regional High School Chorale in Wanaque.


Youth Performance Ensemble

Our Youth Performance Ensemble collecting toys for Oasis- A Haven for Women & Children

Our Youth Performance Ensemble collecting toys for Oasis- A Haven for Women & Children

Our YPE group is an opportunity for kids 8–16 to come together to inspire and uplift the human spirit by sharing their talent.  These young performers will sing, act and dance at local children’s hospitals and senior living homes. Visits have included the Care One Senior Home in Ridgewood, and the Highlands Family Success Center in West Milford where they also helped served a Thanksgiving Dinner before their performance, and Oasis in Paterson where they also delivered toys they had been collecting.