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Frank Sansone, NYCA Graduate and Troupe Alumnus

aboard Disney Cruise Line as a lead dancer and vocalist





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Woodstock Playhouse Apprentice Program ages 16-19 Click Here




Congratulations, Cast of the NYCA Theatre Company

Who Presented one of the first U.S. Premieres of

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Ben Elton's




Your performances inspired the following:


"The NYCA Cabaret Space is so intimate and the performances so honest...I lost myself completely."


"What talent...thank you for bringing such a

poignant story to our community."


"Weeks later, we are still singing the songs around the house...can't get enough."


"The best show we have ever seen at the NYCA Cabaret!"


Congratulations Chris, Sabrina, Cassandra, Adrian, Max, Alexis, Emma, Aidan, Dylan, Elijah, Savannah, Etta, Jack, Noah, Kim, Emily, Emma, Rachel, Kaitie, Malcolm,

Randy, Connie, Diane, Jeff & Douglas...what a team! 


For more photos from the show, click here




The Show which sparks joy in music theatre

for so many flies onto the stage

of the Woodstock Playhouse

thanks to the company

that is quickly becoming known

as a company whose heart is as big

as its commitment to the Arts and the Community....


NYCA Family Theatre Company Presents




Friday May 30th

Saturday May 31st

Sunday June 1st



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More Information and On-line Ticketing



The Royal Ring is missing, and the Queen won't sleep until

the royal detectives - a line up of colorful characters - find it! 

As they scour the Queendom in search of the Royal Ring,

this fast-paced, madcap mystery will unfold as the

cast of young actors show you a wonderful time!


NYCA Theatre for Children by Children Co. Presents





April 26 & 27

Saturday Evening at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2:00pm



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Congratulations ! . . .


Elise Tarantina, NYCA & Montclair University Alumnus, for becoming a Performer for the Walt Disney Family now at Disney World Florida.  As a new member of the Disney Entertainment Family and former NYCA Troupe member, Elise will received a visit from NYCA Troupe 2014, who look forward to meeting Elise and sharing the joy of the NYCA Theatre Family network which is growing everyday!




Congratulations! recent NYCA Graduating Students

currently pursuing careers in the Performing Arts

in University Programs which include:


Music Theatre Major at Wagner College

Music Theatre Major at Boston Conservatory

Theatre Major at NYU's Atlantic Studio

Music Theatre Major at C.W. Post College, LIU

Music Theatre Major at SUNY Fredonia

Dance Major at SUNY Buffalo


Congratulations to past NYCA Graduates on acceptances into and studies at

other notable Performing Arts programs which include:


Carnegie Mellon University          Hartt School of Music Theatre        Rutgers College Dance         AMDA Music Theatre

Montclair University          Cleveland Conservatory of Music          and many, many more!








The Who's Tommy, photo by Leslie Dawson


What A Year!...

The Board and Staff of the New York Conservatory for the Arts

celebrated a third Amazing Season at Woodstock Playhouse

with their Professional Company as Woodstock Playhouse Productions

joined by many outstanding NYCA Students presented






The shows featured Professional NYCA Alumni along with other Professionals

who joined with Randy Conti and New York City Directors,

Choreographers, Lighting, Set & Sound Designers,

and NYCA Staff/Producers

in returning the Woodstock Playhouse to its historic place as a respected house

as a Celebrated Summer Repertory Theatre

during her 75th Anniversary Season!


....while the Summer Music Theatre and Drama Programs

presented NYCA Cabaret Events.


...and Troupe 2013 headed off to entertain christen a new musical

in New York City's Off Broadway Chernuchin Theatre!


A Christmas Carol, photo by Leslie Dawson



NYCA Students Shared their Songs and Talents

on the Stage with Entertainer and Light of the World PETER YARROW



Will you be a part of the next chapter?

Season 2013/2014

Register Today & Become a Part of the NYCA Theatre Family

Which has built a passionate home for the Arts for the past 26 years!



Congratulations ! . . .

Frank Sansone, NYCA Alumni Member, for becoming a Lead Singer & Dancer for Disney Cruise Line.  As a new member of the Disney Entertainment Family, Frank received a visit from Joanna and Diane Stein, his NYCA Family, who showed their support by becoming audience members enjoying Frank's performances on one of his first cruises.  Now AEA!


Clockwise:  Disney Dreams Prince Charming;

Toy Story: The Musical Woody;

Toy Story: The Musical Green Army Man



Congratulations to Jaime Gruber, NYCA Graduate, For Becoming the

Winner of the 2011 LA Cinema Festival of Hollywood's

Best Special Effects Make-Up Award






Bus Trip to NYC was a great success . . . thanks to NYCA Alumnus Akia Squitieri, Company Stage Manager for BLUE MAN GROUP NYC, who hooked up NYCA Students and families with tickets to New York's amazing Stream of Consciousness/ Visual/Musical Festival of the Senses, melting all boundaries into a communication of universal connection.  From the moment the names of NYCA Directors appeared in lights on the stage before the show, the fun started as we took our seats, and it lasted through the entire festival of interactive excitement to the show's end . . . :)




Troupe 2012 poses with Blue Man Group on their Mediterranean Tour...history repeats itself as the NYCA Theatre Family finds connections across the World!






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