Performing Arts Programs for Children and Teens


New Beginnings

Ages 3½-7 (must be 3 by 1/1/18)
June 18, 2018 - July 21, 2018

Rehearsals: Monday-Friday from 10:00-10:45 AM in Thornley Chapel

Performance: Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 10:30 AM in the Youth Temple


Children's Show

Beauty and the Beast

Ages 8-15 (must be 8 by 7/1/18)
June 20, 2018 - August 17, 2018

Rehearsals: Monday-Friday from 10:00 AM - Noon in the Youth Temple

Performances: Tuesday-Friday, August 14-17 at 7:30 PM in the Youth Temple


Please visit


to download general/audition information documents, script, audition information, and listen to song files from the show.  


Pre-Audition Rehearsals:  Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, June 20, 21, & 22

Auditions:  Monday & Tuesday, June 25 & 26 

  • You will sign up for an audition time with a partner at the pre-audition rehearsals.  If you cannot attend either of these audition times, please contact Jen Fitzgerald ( to arrange an alternate audition time.  Please note that callbacks for lead characters, if needed, will be held on Wednesday, June 27.  You will be contacted if you need to attend callbacks.
  • Parts will be posted online on Thursday, June 28 in the evening on the website:


  • We encourage everyone to look for their name on the Cast List when it is posted online.  Please also note whether you are in the Tuesday/Thursday or Wednesday/Friday cast.  The Cast List will also be posted at the Youth Temple on Friday morning, June 29.


There will be NO REHEARSAL on Wednesday, July 4.

The first full rehearsal (with the entire cast) after auditions will be Monday, July 2.

The Tuesday/Thursday cast will meet from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM.  The Wednesday/Friday cast will meet from 11:00 AM to Noon.  You will be given a schedule for the week of July 2 on this day.

**Please note:  We will be capping participation in the Children's Show at 150 children.  We encourage everyone to register early because once we reach 150 children, registration will be closed.


Teen Show


Ages 13-19 (Must be 13 by 7/1/18)
June 20, 2018 - July 27, 2018


Rehearsals: Mondays & Wednesdays from 7:00-10:00 PM in the Youth Temple Performances: Thursday & Friday, July 26-27 at 7:30 PM in the Youth Temple


Audition Information:  Auditions will be held at the first few rehearsals.  Please note: There is no Teen Show rehearsal on Monday, June 18.  The first rehearsal is Wednesday, June 20.  Teen Show rehearsals will be held on June 25, 26, & 27 during the following week to make up for the change in start date. 

 If you cannot attend these rehearsals, please contact Shanna Lipp ().


 Registration Options for ALL SHOWS:

1. Before Friday, June 15, 2018 - Pay the registration fee online using these links:

  Also download the registration form using the links below and mail the completed form and a copy of your online payment receipt to:

Attn: Jen Fitzgerald
PO Box 248
Ocean Grove, NJ 07756

2. After Friday, June 15, 2018 - Register at one of the first few rehearsals.  See the top of this page for the starting date of rehearsals for each show.  

2018 Registration Forms and Photo/Video Release Form:

**Please fill out and return a Photo/Video Release Form in addition to a Registration Form.  A registration form is needed for EACH individual child, however, only one photo/video release form is needed per family.

Form Download Links:


2018 Registration Fee - Must be paid by Monday, July 2, 2018 to participate in the program

REGISTRATION FEE:   Teen Show: $65;     Children's Show: $75;     New Beginnings: $55

**The registration fee must be paid by July 2, 2018 in order for your child to continue to participate in the program.


Last Day to Register for Participation in the 2018 Dramatics Programs:  

New Beginnings: July 2, 2018

Children's Show: June 26, 2018

Teen Show: June 27, 2018

*Due to auditions, the last date to register for participation in the Teen Show and Children's Show is on the last day of auditions, however, you have until July 2, 2018 to pay the registration fee.

**Please note:  We will be capping participation in the Children's Show at 150 children.  We encourage everyone to register early because once we reach 150 children, registration will be closed.

***Up to one week of planned absences (band/sports camps, family vacation, etc.) is permitted for each program.  However, plan to be present at ALL rehearsals during the 2 weeks prior to the performance.