Private      Lessons

Want more information about classes and shows at Stage Craft Studio? Simply fill out and submit the form below and a member of our staff will be in touch shortly!

​​​​​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.


                    ~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. 

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


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

  Announcing Stage Craft Studio's summer shows...

​All show are at UCPAC 

1600 Martine Ave. Scotch Plains, NJ 

$15 General admission tickets are available at the door. Reservations by email at or by phone (908) 322-6101


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A professional performance training opportunity, for ages 13-22

Auditions are on Monday June 11th and Thursday June 14th from 7-9 pm 

Performance dates are 7/27 & 7/28 at 8pm and 7/29 at 2pm. Participation fee - $300.

 Email us at for audition information.

A Musical Theatre Camp for performers Ages 4-14

Ages 3-6: 9am - 11am

Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Tuition per three week session - $300

Ages 7-14: 11am - 2pm, 5 days a week
Tuition per three week session - $450

July Session - 7/9 - 7/27 Preview - 7/27 at 12pm Showcase - 7/28 at 2pm

August Session - 8/6 - 8/24 Show date - 8/24 & 8/25 at 7pm
For ages 11 and up 3pm - 5pm, Mon. Wed. & Fri.

Two sessions available, tuition for each three week session - $200

Learn the basics of stagecraft while taking part in a musical production in a full size theater.
July  - 7/9 - 7/27 Performance dates 7/27, 7/28 & 7/29
August  - 8/6 - 8/24 Performance dates 8/24 & 8/25

To sign up for one of our programs simply fill out our registration form, email it back to us at

Also available for 3-6 year olds this spring on Tuesday mornings at 10 am…

For ages 3-6 yrs ~ This fun introductory level class fosters creativity and confidence while teaching young students to dance, sing and act. 

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: $60

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: $30 per half hour, one hour lessons also available. 

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