Stage Right provides age-appropriate hands-on musical theater instruction for students ages 4 to 14 years of age.  

Students meet weekly and develop skills for performing in musical theater.  They are trained in the areas of drama, voice, dance and prep (behind the scenes).  

Stage Right believes in nurturing young students love for the performing arts in an environment that is child-friendly and structured to allow each child a feeling of creativity, safety and accomplishment.  

Stage Right Workshops are offered in the Fall and Spring.  They are designed to provide students with authentic experiences performing Broadway material.  All students are evaluated by the Stage Right Staff in the first three weeks of each workshop.  Students are then assigned a role(s), which they will use to continue learning a particular set of skills associated with the selected show.  All students will sing, dance and act in the workshop performance.  

John Bowen

Musical Theater Music Director


Julia Liu

Musical Theater Music Director

Musical Theater Vocal Director

Vocal Coach

Lauren Menzies

Prep Instructor

Production Producer

What We Offer

Stage Right began providing quality musical theater education to New Jersey and New York students in 2004.  Since then, Stage Right has introduced musical theater to over 2,000 students in the area, with many going on to further study in college, perform on Broadway, work in film or just be more confident and productive in their daily lives.  

About Stage Right


Noreen Clarke

Artistic Director/Founder



Katie Dietz Barra

Musical Theater Director

Drama Instructor

Typical workshop schedule sample:

Grades 2-4 & Grades 5-8:

4:00 - 4:10 pm:  Students arrive and check in.

4:10 - 4:50 pm:  Students go to their first class.  (Dance)

4:55 - 5:35 pm:  Students go to their second class. (Drama)

5:40 - 6:15 pm:  Students go to their third class. (Prep)

6:20 - 7 pm:       Students go to their fourth class. (Music)

7 pm:                 Dismissal