• The Union County Academy for Performing Arts Dance Department presents...
    Art of Creation

    An Evening of Student Choreography

    " A look inside the dancers' studio"

    December 7 and 8, 2017 at 7:00 pm
    APA Black Box Theater
    1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
    General admission is $15.00, tickets can be purchased online
    2 ticket limit per student/family, per night

    Art of Creation
    Tech Week Schedule

    Tech Week Schedule: Rehearsals take place in the APA Black Box Theatre

    ★ Monday, December 4, 2017, 3PM-5PM (sophomores and juniors only)

    ★ Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 3PM-5PM (sophomores and juniors only)

    ★ Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 3PM-5PM (Dress Rehearsal, All Dancers)

    ★ Thursday, December 7, 2017, 5PM Call*                    

    ★ Friday, December 8, 2017, 5PM Call*

    *If students do not go home before the 5pm call for the Thursday performance, they must go to the AIT MMC from 3pm-5pm. APA Dance faculty will supervise students on Friday between 3pm-5pm in dance studio D.

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  • Audition Information - Class of 2022
    Please note that academic qualification letters for the Academy for Performing Arts (only) will be sent out on or about February 1, 2018. 
    Please click the following link in order to view the Class of 2022 audition information: APA Audition Class of 2022
    General admission information can be found here: http://ucvts.schoolwires.net/domain/101
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  • The Academy for Performing Arts named 2016 National Blue Ribbon School

    The Academy for Performing Arts is one among 279 public and 50 private schools receiving this honor.  Kelly Douglas-Jackson and Sue Anne Marcello represented the Academy for Performing Arts at the two-day awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., to celebrate their hard-won achievements.

    For more information about the National Blue Ribbon Schools program, please visit http://nationalblueribbonschools.ed.gov/

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  • Special Meeting of the Board of Education

    A special meeting of the Board of Education of the Vocational Schools in the County of Union has been scheduled for Monday, November 27, 2017 to be held at 5:00 pm in the Administration Building's Board Room.

  • Our Mission Statement

    The Academy for Performing Arts is an innovative four year high school, immersing students in honors’ level academics while training in a pre-professional artistic setting within majors such as theatre, dance, or technical theatre.  The Academy fosters the discipline, integrity and passion necessary for students to succeed at the post-secondary level and as members of the performing arts community. The culmination of the program allows the students to complete their senior year by taking college-level courses and receiving college credit at Kean University.

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