CHECK OUT OUR ALUMNI STORIES ON YOUTUBE!We asked theater arts graduates from as far back as 2011 to share their perspectives on their time here.They tell the story far better than we ever could.Click on the image to watch.Somerset County Vocational and Technical High School offer gifted and talented students programs acting, and acting with an emphasis on vocal music.The gifted and talented performing arts program at SCVTHS celebrates more than 20 years of theater arts instruction, offering students professionalpreparation for careers in the arts. While learning and refining technical skills, young artists are encouraged to discover their creative potential.
Students from sending schools in twenty-one communities participate in our
acting or acting with vocal music programs, receiving up to
16 high school honors credits (including physical education & health) annually.
Attention all students in grades 6-11
from Somerset, Hunterdon, and Union Counties.
Are you interested in learning more about the finest and most successful
high school acting program in the state?
Click on this link to view our Theater Arts Hour video
Join us for a VIRTUAL Theater Arts Day 2022!
for an informative and engaging hour of information and performances.
Meet our faculty of working theater professionals as well as current and former students, followed by a brief presentation of select student works. Parents and students will also have an opportunity to learn more about our program and ask any questions.
Email Paul O'Connor at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions at any time.
A sampling of the colleges and universities that have accepted
our performing arts graduates:
- NYU Tisch School of the Arts
- Mason Gross School of the Arts
- University of Massachusetts
- Carnegie Mellon
- Columbia University
- Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
- London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts
- Boston Conservatory of Music
- Boston University
- Ohio State University
- Penn State University
- University of Michigan
- American University
- George Mason University
- Pace University
- Rutgers University
- Wagner College
- Pratt Institute
- California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)
- Montclair State University
- Academy of Dramatic Arts (NYC)
- Northwestern University
- Virginia Commonwealth University
- Marist College
- University of the Arts
- Emerson College
All students are required to audition for acceptance into the program.
Our performing arts faculty encourage growth in individuality and creativity, which helps students become more culturally aware and sensitive to the arts. Students wishing to continue their education in the performing arts are offered the opportunity to visit local colleges, attend productions, as well as meet
with speakers, alumni and guest artists.
Click here to access the online application.
Just a reminder to anyone who attends our performances that absolutely no one is granted the right to take photos or to video tape our performances.