Continuo Arts Summer Musical Theater Conservatory Performances on July 21st at 4 PM and 8 PM
Sunday, July 8, 2012 • 8:45am
The Summer Musical Theater Conservatory offered by the Continuo Arts Foundation is currently rehearsing for its upcoming shows. The performances include Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, and A Rising Star Showcase with Junior and Senior Divisions featuring selections from “The Lion King”, “Wicked” “Annie”, “Hairspray” and more. Audiences will be delighted with music spanning the Broadway spectrum and enter a world of pure imagination with Willie Wonka, the Candy Man, Oompah Loompahs & friends!
Participating in this three week intensive performing arts experience, young artists are learning about the key elements of musical theater while working with an experienced, professional staff. Twenty-seven conservatory participants ages 7-18, represent area communities of Summit, Westfield, Short Hills, Chatham, Madison, Berkeley Heights, New Providence, and Skillman. Rehearsals are taking place at historic Twin Maples in Summit, and the July 21st performances will be at Temple Emanu-El in Westfield.
Directing the 2012 Conservatory is Owner and Founder of the Marrocco Academy of Dance/ MAD Dance, Cherilyn Marrocco. Mrs. Marrocco is a Miami/New York-based choreographer, director, instructor and performer with over 25 years of dance training, 12 years of dance instructing, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Theater/Drama Education. She brings with her a diverse set of skills and talents, an understanding for children and their different learning styles, and a life-long passion for the beauty, creativity and freedom of dance.
Tickets are $5 for children/students/seniors & $10 for adults. To purchase tickets call 908-264-5324 or click www.continuoarts.com. Temple Emanu-El is located at 756 E. Broad St., in Westfield.