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Past Performances Include:

MPAC is proud to offer diverse performance experiences to our students.

The Dance Department offers two reoccurring productions annually:

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"The Nutcracker" every December

  • December 2015 (Delaware Valley High School) coming soon!
  • December 2014 (Delaware Valley High School)
  • December 2013 (Delaware Valley High School)
  • December 2012 (Delaware Valley High School)
  • December 2011 (Delaware Valley High School)
  • December 2010 (Delaware Valley High School)
  • December 2009 (Delaware Valley High School)
  • December 2008 (Ding-Del Middle School)
  • December 2007 (Delaware Valley High School)
  • December 2006 (Ding-Del Middle School)
  • December 2005 (Ding-Del Middle School)
  • December 2004 (Delaware Valley High School)
  • December 2003 (Ding-Del Middle School)
  • December 2002 (Milford Theater)

 

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"The Annual Spring Recital and Variety Showcase" every Spring

  • May 2015 (Sussex County Community College)
  • May 2014 (Delaware Valley High School)
  • May 2013 (Delaware Valley High School)
  • May 2012 (Sussex County Community College)
  • May 2011 (Sussex County Community College)
  • May 2010 (Sussex County Community College)
  • May 2009 (Sussex County Community College)
  • May 2008 (Delaware Valley High School)
  • May 2007 (Delaware Valley High School)
  • May 2006 (Delaware Valley High School)
  • May 2005 (Ding-Del Middle School)
  • June 2004 (Delaware Valley High School)
  • May 2003 (Ding-Del Middle School)

 

In addition to these regular performances, Dance Company Members have many chances to perform for a wide variety of audiences. Here are some of the performances that the MPAC Dance Company was featured in:

  • "Vivaldi's The Four Seasons" and "Peter and the Wolf" two fully staged, 1-act ballets performed in March 2015 at Sussex County Community College in Newton, NJ
  • Appearance at Park Manor Rehabilitation Center in Middletown, NY for Tri State Area Theater Icon, Chris Farlikus' 85th Birthday Celebration in April 2014
  • "A Midsummer Night's Dream" Balanchine's contemporary ballet performed in March 2014 at Sussex County Community College in Newton, NJ
  • 5 MPAC Company Members appeared in Atlantic City Ballet's "Dracula" in October 2013 at Sussex County Community College in Newton, NJ
  • "Alice in Wonderland" the fully staged ballet was performed in March 2013 at Sussex County Community College in Newton, NJ
  • "Fire & Ice" two 1-act, contemporary ballets, "Jewels" and "Cello Rock" performed in March 2012 at Sussex County Community College in Newton, NJ
  • "Colors" and "Peter and the Wolf" two fully staged, 1-act ballets performed in March 2011 at Sussex County Community College in Newton, NJ
  • Charitable benefit appearance at Marsh Hall in Port Jervis, NY. All proceeds went to Salvation Army
  • "Cinderella" the fully staged ballet was performed in March 2010 at Sussex County Community College in Newton, NJ
  • Milford Day performances July 2009: Lumberyard Shops, Pike County Library and The Columns Museum
  • St. Joseph's Senior Center at Bon Secours in Port Jervis, NY in June 2009
  • "The Sleeping Beauty" the fully staged ballet was performed in March 2009 at Sussex County Community College in Newton, NJ
  • Charitable Benefit appearance at the Delaware Valley High School in Milford, PA in December 2008. All proceeds went to the Pike County Humane Society
  • Charitable Benefit appearance at Paramount Theater in Middletown, NY in October 2008. All proceeds went to the Red Cross
  • "Four Seasons" Vivaldi's famous works created into a contemporary ballet performed in March 2008 at Delaware Valley High School in Milford, PA
  • Charitable Benefit appearance at the Port Jervis High School in Port Jervis, NY in December 2007. All proceeds went to the Orange County Humane Society
  • Charitable Benefit appearance at the Delaware Valley High School in Milford, PA in June 2007. All proceeds went to Relay for Life
  • "Coppelia" Delibes' comedic story-book ballet performed in March 2007 at Delaware Valley High School in Milford, PA
  • Charitable Benefit appearance at the Delaware Valley High School in Milford, PA in April 2006. All proceeds went to the Pike County Humane Society
  • Charitable Benefit appearance at Presby Church in Port Jervis, NY April 2006. All proceeds went to the Port Jervis Library
  • "A Midsummer Night's Dream" Balanchine's contemporary ballet performed in March 2006 at Delaware Valley High School in Milford, PA
  • Charitable Benefit appearance at ESU in E. Stroudsburg, PA in January 2006. All proceeds went to scholarship funds for dance students.
  • Charitable Benefit appearance at Paramount Theater in Middletown, NY. All proceeds went to the Red Cross to benefit tsunami victims
  • Charitable Benefit appearance at the Delaware Valley High School in Milford, PA in June 2005. All proceeds went to Relay for Life
  • Charitable Benefit appearance at the Paramount Theater in Middletown, NY in March 2005. All proceeds went to the Flood Victims in the Tri-State area.
  • Charitable Benefit appearance at the Paramount Theater in Middletown, NY. in October 2004. All proceeds went to the Cancer charity known as C.R.O.C.
  • Belle Reeve Senior Center in Milford, PA in March 2004.
  • St. Joseph's Senior Center at Bon Secours in Port Jervis, NY in November 2003.
  • "Beauty and the Beast" an original ballet performed in November of 2003 at Delaware Valley High School in Milford, PA
  • Milford Senior Care & Rehabilitation Center in April 2003
  • Charitable Benefit appearance at the Paramount Theater in Middletown, NY in October 2002. All proceeds went to the Cancer charity known as C.R.O.C.

The Drama Department has offered performance opportunities such as:

  • Drama Student was the Emcee for MPAC's "Annual Spring Recital and variety showcase" in May 2006
  • Drama Students had walk-on roles in "The Nutcracker" in December 2004
  • "The Glass Menagerie" in April 2004
  • Drama Students had walk-on roles in "The Nutcracker" in December 2003
  • 2-Week Acting Workshop and Performance Showcase in June 2003
  • Drama Students were the Emcees for MPAC's "Annual Spring Recital and variety showcase" in May 2003
  • Drama Students had walk-on roles in "The Nutcracker" in December 2002

 

Past Workshops & Master Classes Include:

October 19, 2013: Classical Ballet Master Class with Atlantic City Ballet's Artistic Director, at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.April 9, 2011: Classical Ballet Master Class with New Jersey Ballet's Principle Dancer, at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.

February 26, 2011: Modern Ballet Master Class with RIOULT's Artistic Director, Pascal Rioult at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.October 30, 2010: Classical Ballet Master Class with Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble's Artistic Directorat the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.May 14, 2010: Contemporary Ballet Master Class with Koresh'sArtistic Director, Ronen Koresh at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.

March 6, 2010: Ballet Master Class with New Jersey Ballet's Artistic Director, Paul McRae at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.November 19, 2009: Hip Hop, Break and Street Dance Master Class with BREAK! The Urban Funk Spectacular at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.

September 19, 2009: Contemporary Ballet Master Class with Paul Taylor Dance Company's T2 Artistic Director, Andy LeBeau at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.

February 28, 2009: Contemporary Ballet Master Class with New Jersey Ballet's Artistic Director, Paul McRae at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.

November 21, 2008: Contemporary Ballet Master Class with Aspen Santa Fe Ballet's Artistic Director, Tom Mossbrucker at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.October 11,

2008: Ballet Master Class with Joffrey Ballet School's Artistic Director, George DiLapena at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.

October 15, 2005: Jazz Dance Workshop at ESU through DancePA in E. Stroudsburg, PA.

Summer 2004 "Poetry Reading with Dina Michael Sage"

Fall 2003 & Spring 2004 "Ballroom Workshop" (an 8-week class for adult couples)

Fall 2003 "Egyptian Dance Workshop and Performance" (a 1-day event that was suitable for adults and children covering topics such as Belly Dancing)

Fall 2003 "Yoga with Claudine" (6-week classes for three different groups)

Summer 2003 "Intensive Acting Workshop and Performance" (a 2-week workshop for teen actors including a final day performance)

Spring 2003 "Kindermusik" (a Summer-long workshop for three different categories)

Spring 2003 "Ballroom Workshop" (an 8-week class for adult couples)

Winter 2002-2003 "Mommy & Me / Story Time" (a Summer-long workshop for pre-toddlers and toddlers)Fall 2002 "Dance Merit Badge Seminar" for local Girl Scouts & Brownies

Fall 2002 "Yoga with Regina" (1 day event for adults)

Past Trips Past Trips

April 28, 2011: King Michael: A Glorious Tribute to the King of Pop at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.

April 9, 2011: New Jersey Ballet's "Giselle" at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.

April 2, 2011: Dena Blizzard's "One Funny Mother, I'm not crazy!" at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ (parent trip)

March 5, 2011: Angelina Ballerina, LIVE at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.

November 10, 2010: The Second City at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ (parent trip)

October 30, 2010: Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.

October 2, 2010: !BAM! Percussion at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.May 15, 2010: Koresh Dance in "ev-o-lu-tion" at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.

March 6, 2010: New Jersey Ballet's "The Sleeping Beauty at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.

November 19, 2009: BREAK! The Urban Funk Spectacular at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.

October 15, 2009: Baby Wants Candy: The Fully Improvised Musical at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ (parent trip)

September 19, 2009: Paul Taylor Dance Company T2 at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.

April 4, 2009: Dena Blizzard's "One Funny Mother, I'm not crazy!" at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ (parent trip).

February 28, 2009: New Jersey Ballet at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.

November 21, 2008: Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Company at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.

October 11, 2008: Joffrey Ballet School at the Performing Arts Center at SCCC in Newton, NJ.

January 28, 2006: Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Company at the Joyce Theater in Lower Manhatten (NYC), NY.

August 20, 2005: Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Company at the Joyce Theater in Lower Manhattan (NYC), NY.

October 15, 2003: Pennsylvania Ballet Company at the Tom Ridge Pavilion, at the Mountain Laurel Center for the Performing Arts in Bushkill, PA.

August 8, 9, and 10, 2003: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at the Tom Ridge Pavilion, at the Mountain Laurel Center for the Performing Arts in Bushkill, PA.

April 21, 2003: 42nd Street on Broadway in New York City.

 

Venues MPAC has Performed at:

  • Performing Arts Center at Sussex County Community College in Newton, NJ (May 2011)
  • Performing Arts Center at Sussex County Community College in Newton, NJ (March 2011)
  • Marsh Hall, Port Jervis, NY (February 2011)
  • Delaware Valley High School Theater in Milford, PA (December 2010)
  • Performing Arts Center at Sussex County Community College in Newton, NJ (May 2010)
  • Performing Arts Center at Sussex County Community College in Newton, NJ (March 2010)
  • Delaware Valley High School Theater in Milford, PA (December 2009)
  • Milford Day: Lumberyard Shops, Pike County Library and The Columns Museum (July 2009)
  • St. Joseph's Senior Center at Bon Secours in Port Jervis, NY (June 2009)
  • Performing Arts Center at Sussex County Community College in Newton, NJ (May 2009)
  • Performing Arts Center at Sussex County Community College in Newton, NJ (March 2009)
  • Delaware Valley High School Theater in Milford, PA (December 2008)
  • Ding-Del Middle School Theater in Dingman Township, PA (December 2008)
  • Paramount Theater in Middletown, NY (October 2008)
  • Delaware Valley High School Theater in Milford, PA (May 2008)
  • Delaware Valley High School Theater in Milford, PA (March 2008)
  • Port Jervis High School Theater in Port Jervis, NY (December 2007)
  • Delaware Valley High School Theater in Milford, PA (December 2007)
  • Delaware Valley High School Theater in Milford, PA (May 2007)
  • Delaware Valley Schools in Milford, PA (June 2007)
  • Delaware Valley High School Theater in Milford, PA (March 2007)
  • Ding-Del Middle School Theater in Dingman Township, PA (December 2006)
  • Delaware Valley High School Theater in Milford, PA (May 2006)
  • Delaware Valley High School Theater in Milford, PA (April 2006)
  • Marsh Hall at the Presbyterian Church in Port Jervis, NY (April 2006)
  • Delaware Valley High School Theater in Milford, PA (March 2006)
  • East Stroudsburg University, E. Stroudsburg, PA (January 2006)
  • Ding-Del Middle School Theater in Dingman Township, PA (December 2005)
  • Paramount Theater in Middletown, NY
  • Delaware Valley High School in Milford, PA (June 2005)
  • Ding-Del Middle School Theater in Dingman Township, PA (May 2005)
  • Paramount Theater in Middletown, NY (March 2005)
  • Delaware Valley High School Theater in Milford, PA (December 2004)
  • Paramount Theater in Middletown, NY (October 2004)
  • Milford Theater in Milford, PA (April 2004)
  • Belle Reeve Senior Center in Milford, PA (March 2004)
  • Ding-Del Middle School Theater in Dingman Township, PA (December 2003)
  • St. Joseph's Senior Center at Bon Secours in Port Jervis, NY (November 2003)
  • Delaware Valley High School Theater in Milford, PA (November 2003)
  • MPAC Studios in the Old Lumberyard Shops in Milford, PA (August 2003)
  • Marsh Hall at the Presbyterian Church in Port Jervis, NY (June 2003)
  • Ding-Del Middle School Theater in Dingman Township, PA (May 2003)
  • The Rec Room at Milford Senior Care and Rehabilitation Center in Milford, PA (March 2003)
  • Milford Theater in Milford, PA (December 2002)
  • Paramount Theater in Middletown, NY (October 2002)

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