Sing your heart out! Dance ‘till you drop! Enrichment program for children to be offered at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC), beginning this fall

Young American Idol enthusiasts can star in their own reality entertainment program when “Enrichment at QPAC!” begins in September 2013.

Fall, winter and spring sessions for children, ages 8-13, will feature a singing class modeled after the popular TV show Glee and choreographed Broadway dance routines. Classes will focus on vocal warm-ups, proper breathing, song selection, dance combinations, and more.

“Whether you want to encourage your child’s musical talent, or flair for the dramatic, our unique program will provide outstanding arts training in a supportive and creative environment,” said Susan Agin, Executive and Artistic Director, QPAC.

Each course, taught by industry professionals, will culminate with a live, informal performance.

Register your child by August 30 and see Tony-nominated celebrity impersonator, Mario Cantone Live! for free at QPAC on Saturday, May 3, 2014 (2 tickets per registration).

To enroll in the fall session and learn more about Enrichment at QPAC! visit QPAC or call 718-631-6311.

QPAC serves 95,000 visitors annually; additionally it reaches 45,000 young people each year through its broad-spectrum of education programs and performing arts series.

Karaoke at the Movies – Saturday Night Sing Along–only $5.00 per showing–invites audiences of all ages to sing and dance along with their favorite characters. The most enthusiastic sing-along participant wins a $100 cash prize.

The Children’s Book Club and Performance Series—sponsored in part by the generous support of New York City Council Members Mark Weprin and Eric Ulrich—was created to enhance literary and curriculum programs while providing cultural and artistic opportunities to elementary and middle school students.

Plaza Theatrical Productions, Inc. –QPAC’s professional weekend series for children—features professional actors in such classics as “Beauty and the Beast,” “Cinderella,” “The Wizard of Oz,” and “Dora the Explorer.”

QPAC is committed to providing the community with quality, affordable resources while continuing to make sure that more individuals, families and children discover the benefits from making the arts a central part of their lives.