The 1885 Music Hall is owned and operated by a nonprofit organization. 

Our mission is three-fold: to present diverse and relevant programming in music, theater, dance, and film for the enrichment of the tri-state community; to promote arts education through classes, partnerships, performing opportunities, and residencies; and to preserve and restore the historic Music Hall so that it may continue to be a vibrant performing arts center and catalyst for sustainable economic development in our area.

SECOND SHOW ADDED! Due to popular demand, a second show has been added! The 3rd-5th graders will perform on June 15 and the 6th-8th graders will perform on June 16.


Cast A (3rd-5th graders) is full. Please email to be placed on the waitlist for Cast A.

The nonprofit historic 1885 Music Hall, in collaboration with Kevin Kearins and KJK Productions, is pleased to invite 3rd - 8th graders to participate in a High School Musical workshop May 31 - June 16, 2022 at The Tarrytown Music Hall. 

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The two-week program promises to offer students a meaningful theatrical experience that builds teamwork and self-esteem. In addition to preparing for the performance, the children will be instructed in basic acting techniques, improvisation, scene study, direction and theatre games.

Cast A (3rd-5th graders)
May 31 – June 10, 2022, Mondays – Fridays from 4pm – 7pm
Saturday, June 11 from 9 – 11:30am
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 from 3:30pm – 6pm (dress)
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 from 3:30pm – 6pm, show at 7pm

Cast B (6th-8th graders)
May 31 – June 10, 2022, Mondays – Fridays from 4pm – 7pm
Saturday, June 11 from 9 – 11:30am
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 from 6pm – 8:30pm (dress)
Thursday, June 16, 2022 from 3:30pm – 6pm, show at 7pm

Performances at The Music Hall:
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 7pm (Cast A)
Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 7pm (Cast B)

The cost for the two-week program is $400/child. If you are NOT able to afford this fee, we offer a “Pay What You Can” policy in lieu of scholarships and you may choose the amount that enables you to participate. Amounts are in increments from $50 – $400 for the two-week workshop.

If you are able to afford the $400 fee, we ask you to please select this amount so that the nonprofit Music Hall's Academy programs may be sustainable. 

If you elect to pay more than $400, the amount over $400 will be considered a tax-deductible donation and will go towards our Education Fund to help students in need.

Attendance at all scheduled rehearsals and performances is mandatory.​ 

All sales are final.

Volunteers are very much appreciated and help facilitate a smooth and successful production. A signup with volunteer opportunities will be emailed to participating families closer to the start of rehearsals.

To register: 

1) Fill out the fields below.

2) Select the amount you will pay & enter your credit card information.

3) Click submit and your spot is reserved. An email prompting you to submit a casting video using lines and lyrics from the show will be emailed to you once registration is complete.

* If you are ONLY interested in being on the crew, please register by emailing us at Crew meets on June 11, June 14 and on a performance day. There is no fee to participate for crew. If you would like to support our educational programs, you may make a tax-deductible donation here:

Questions may be directed to a Music Hall representative at

Enjoy High School Musical!

The Music Hall Academy Team

The Music Hall, in collaboration with Westchester Circus Arts, is thrilled to offer a one-week circus camp at The Music Hall! Sessions are Monday - Friday, August 15 - 19, 2022 from 9am - 3pm at The Music Hall. The performance will be held on August 19, 2022 at 2pm.

Skill-building, Act Creation, Performance & FUN!

Circus Arts 

Typical Day / Format

Skill Workshops
Campers are divided into small groups to train in specialty skill areas. 

Skills include: tightwire, aerial arts (silks, lyra, cube, spanish web, static trapeze), acrobatics, tumbling, juggling, prop manipulation, physical comedy, gymnastics, and dance.

Ensemble/Troupe Time
Ensemble work includes partner acrobatics, group acts, and any activity that requires the full cast to work together.  This is the time in which we reinforce teamwork, trust, friendships, and peer-mentoring. 

Act Creation
Once campers choose their favorite circus disciplines, they begin the act creation process. This is a fun, creative, and self-expressive exercise. on student input and expert direction by instructors.

Student Show -

On the last day of camp (typically 2pm-3pm), parents are invited to see our camp show. This is a fun and exciting showcase of skills. Campers are invited to showcase everything they learned during the week. The showcase is fun and low pressure and everyone is expected to participate.

Enrollment is limited to 35 students on a first come first served basis.

All sales are final.