​​​​​​​SCS Faculty



  ~Maggie Graham, Voice/Acting/Owner

As a proud member of Actors’ Equity and active professional performer, Maggie has the opportunity to share not only her years of training but current industry knowledge with her students. As a vocal coach and acting teacher for 20 years, she has also had the good fortune of directing, choreographing and producing multiple shows. Sharing her varied experience has helped our students further understand all aspects of theatre and achieve their performance goals.

 ~Karen Zikas, Ballet/Musical Theatre

Karen studied ballet for 8 years with Michelle White a principal ballerina with ABT. She went on to study intensively with the Alvin Ailey Company and danced with the Hartford Dance Company. She taught ballet at American Dance Studios in Edison and at SCS for 3 years where she also choreographs many of our productions. Her gift for teaching a solid dance foundation and knowledgeable approach to individualistic training affords our students the coaching they need to excel in musical theatre dance.


 ~Gina Frio, Voice/Acting

As a professional singer and actress Gina's wide range of experience gives her students the opportunity to explore an eclectic array of material, while learning a solid foundation and technique. Gina has been guiding young artists for 17 years by sharing her varied professional experience and vast training.

                                      ~Steven Bunin, Tap/Acting

Steven is a proud member in good standing with the Actors Equity Association and Screen Actors Guild.  His passion for dancing, singing and acting has allowed him to perform musical theatre in 4 different continents as well as act in film and television on both coasts of the USA.  His favorite tap roles include Billy in 42nd Street and the title role in George M!.  


                    ~Julie Wischusen, Producer/Owner

Julie is co owner of Stage Craft Studio and event producer. Julie's love of theater began on UC's stage many moons ago where she met her dear husband Bob doing My Fair Lady. Julie went on to become a registered nurse and the mother of 5 dear children. Julie's creative energy promotes the Studio's core vision for enabling young artists to achieve their artistic dreams.

                    ~Steve Graham, Managing Director

Steve is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association and has handled many levels of production under contract as an actor, director and stage manager, from the Kennedy Center to Alice Tully Hall. Steve's expertise ensures our student productions maintain a level of professionalism and artistic excellence. 

Mission Statement...

Stage Craft Studio strives to provide theatrical training and opportunities for students of all ages and firmly promotes enriching the community through theatre. By establishing a local performance education studio, Stage Craft gives students the skills needed to showcase their unique talents on the theatrical stage in a supportive and creative environment. 


Acting classes 

 🎭Teen Shakespeare Workshop
    Ages 14 - 18
Thursday September 12 from 5-7 pm

and Saturday September 14th from 3-5 pm

at Stage Craft Studio!
These two 2 hour sessions are designed to prepare 

actors for the upcoming production of

A Midsummer Night's Dream at SPFHS.
Speech, movement, and verse are covered as well as

monologue selection, text exploration and

character development. 
Tuition - $100

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🎶 🎭  "Musical Theatre Workshop for the Emerging Performer"
(Ages 7-12) --- 4 to 5pm

🤹 🎭  "Acting Within & Without the Script" - Improv & Scene Study
(Ages 7-12) --- 5 to 6pm
🎶🎭 💃 🕺 "Beginner Tap"
(All Ages) --- 7:30 to 9pm

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🎶🎭 💃 🕺 "Ballet to Broadway"
(Ages 3-6) --- 1 to 2pm

🎶🎭 💃 🕺 "Musical Theatre Dance & Theatre Games"
(Ages 5-7) --- 4 to 5pm
🎶🎭 💃 🕺 "Dance and Movement for Musical Theatre"
(Ages 8 and up) --- 5 to 6pm

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💃 🕺 "Women's Ballet"
(All Ages) --- 10 to 11am

🤹 🎶 🎭  "Singing It & Winging It" - Improv & Musical Theatre Combo Class
(ages 7-12) --- 5 to 6pm
🤹 🎭  "By the Book and Off the Hook" - Improv & Scene Study
(Ages 13-18) --- 6 to 7pm
💃 🕺 "Beginner Ballet"
(Ages 13 through adult) --- 8 to 9pm

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🎶 🎭 "Musical Theatre Intensive"
(Ages 13 to 18) --- 5 to 6pm
🎶 🎭 💃 🕺

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🎶 🎭  "Musical Theatre Group Voice Workshop for the Emerging Performer"
(ages 7-12) --- 4 to 5pm

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🤹 🎶 🎭  "Singing It & Winging It" - Improv & Musical Theatre Combo Class
(ages 7-12) --- 1 to 2pm
🎶  "Group Voice"
(Ages 12 and up) --- 2 to 3pm

Private      Lessons


(908) 322-6101 or EMAIL TODAY to SIGN UP for CLASSES & VOICE LESSONS.​ 

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​​​​​​Upcoming Productions

A Christmas Carol

Auditions will be held this October  

Show date: December 23rd at

Dreyer Farms!​

Reservations are available at 


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Ballet to Broadway
​and Intro to Theatre
For ages 3-6 yrs
Delve into the magical world of theatre by learning the basics. Activities include creative acting games, singing and dancing. These one hour classes meet once a week for four weeks.
​Tuition: $80




Improvisation, Scene Study, 
​Musical Theatre Scene Study, Vocal Technique, Audition Preparation and more...
​ ​These classes are a great way to discover the fun and excitement of improv and musical theatre.
Each one hour class meets once a week for four weeks.
Tuition: $80

Private vocal, audition and monologue coaching students will gain the confidence and skills needed to sing and act naturally with their innately unique voice, while assembling a varied repertoire. 

Contact us for scheduling.

Tuition: $40 per half hour, one hour lessons also available.