Fall 2018

Classes meet here:

1400 Clinton Street, Hoboken [map]
Corner of 14th and Clinton streets (north of the viaduct)

Songs & Scenes Fall 2018 Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

The first step on the road to performing. Learn musical numbers and scenes to be presented on the last day of class. A fun way to start singing and dancing your heart out!

Arielle Legere and Jessica Yagoda

  • Tuesdays
    September 11, 2018 - November 13, 2018
    3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
    Final performance: November 13, 3:15–4:00
  • Wednesdays
    September 12, 2018 - November 14, 2018
    3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
    There is no class on Halloween. Makeup day is Thursday November 1, 3:15-4:00
    Final performance: November 14, 3:15–4:00
  • November 16, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sing! Dance! Act! Fall 2018 Grades 2-4

This class is for the child with an interest in performing. Real scripts and costumes, real choreography—and real performances!

Arielle Legere and Jessica Yagoda

  • Tuesdays
    September 11, 2018 - November 15, 2018
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Dress rehearsal: Mon November 12, 3:30–5:00
    Performances: Tue November 13, 6:00 (actors arrive 5:00); Thu November 15, 6:00 (actors arrive 5:00)
  • Wednesdays
    September 12, 2018 - November 16, 2018
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    There is no class on Halloween. Makeup day is Thursday November 1, 4:00-6:00.
    Dress rehearsal: Mon November 12, 5:15–6:45
    Performances: Wed November 14, 6:00 (actors arrive 5:00); Fri November 16, 6:00 (actors arrive 5:00)

This season’s performance:

We Are Monsters is a hilarious musical that follows human kids into a monster cabaret filled with quirky monster characters. The adventurous humans uncover vegetarian vampires and rock n’ roll werewolves, gradually realizing there may be more to these monsters than meets the eye! Most importantly these monsters and kids discover the importance of friendship and celebrating the attributes that make each of us different and unique.

Performance Workshop Fall 2018 Grades 4-8

This class is for the dedicated actor with some performance experience who is ready to seriously focus on all aspects of a musical production.

This class will be at St. Matthew’s on 8th and Hudson Streets. Dress Rehearsal and Performances will be at the theater.

Chase Leyner-Director, Caleb Damschroder-Musical Director

  • Fridays 3:30-6:00
    September 7, 2018 - November 12, 2018
    3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    MANDATORY Dress rehearsal: Thu November 8, 3:30–5:45
    Performances: TBD Fri November 9 - Sun November 11
  • Fridays 6:00-8:30
    September 7, 2018 - November 12, 2018
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    MANDATORY Dress rehearsal: Thu November 8, 6:00–8:15
    Performances: TBD Fri November 9 - Sun November 11
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This season’s performance:

The Wiz is a joyous modern retelling of L. Frank Baum’s classic children’s story The Wizard of Oz reflecting contemporary culture. After Dorothy gets swept up in a tornado, she finds herself in the fantastical world of Oz. There, she makes new friends, battles evil witches, and seeks the aid of the all-powerful and mysterious Wiz. Ultimately, Dorothy finds that, if you believe with all your heart, you can always find your way home. With an infectious soul score, dynamic numbers, and endearing cast of characters, The Wiz is a joyous explosion of music, dance, magic, and heart to delight audience members of all ages.

Junior Company Fall 2018 Grades 6-9

Junior Company is for advanced performers, grades 6-9, with extensive experience. By invitation/audition only.

Chase Leyner-Director, Scott Pearson-Music Director

  • Mondays
    September 17, 2018 - January 13, 2019
    4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    No Classes on: October 8, November 12, December 24, 31
    PJ Day: Sun January 6, 12:00-5:00
    Tech Week: January 7-10 4:00-7:00
    Performances: Fri January 11, 7:00 (actors arrive 5:00); Sat January 12, 2:00 (actors arrive 12:00) & 7:00 (actors arrive 5:00); Sun January 13 2:00 (actors arrive 12:00)

This season’s performance:

Junior Company is known for performing new and original works.  The show is chosen to suit the registrants.


Payment Payment in full must be received to hold class spot.

Please send check or money order payable to Hoboken Children's Theater to:

Hoboken Children's Theater
55 Sterling Avenue
Weehawken, NJ 07086

Attendance It is very important to be at all rehearsals. We understand absences due to illness, but do not register if you foresee multiple absences due to schedule conflicts.

Cancellations We reserve the right to cancel any class that does not meet the enrollment requirements.

Refunds Students withdrawing at least 24 hours prior to the first day of class receive a full refund, minus a $25 processing fee. Students withdrawing after the first class, but before the second, receive a 50% refund. No refunds are given after the second class, regardless of attendance.