State Theatre New Jersey


Community Engagement

State Theatre New Jersey is committed to making quality arts experiences accessible to disadvantaged, underserved, and special-needs groups. Working with our community partners, we provide $650,000 each year in free and subsidized education and community engagement programs, designed to enrich the lives of individuals and families in our diverse community.

Poetry Residency at State Theatre New Jersey

poetry Residency

State Theatre New Jersey’s signature residency program features South Carolinian poet Glenis Redmond. She is an award-winning performance poet and teacher who helps writers find their own poetic voices across the nation.

Artist Residencies at State Theatre New Jersey

Artist Residencies

State Theatre New Jersey’s free artist residencies allow people of all ages, backgrounds, and circumstances to engage in a meaningful way with professional performing artists.

Artist Residencies at State Theatre New Jersey

Community Engagement Committees

Diversity and inclusion is central to State Theatre New Jersey’s mission. As one of our major core values it is important to us that we continue to reach new segments of our community and deepen the experiences of those we already serve.


contact the education & Community engagement department | 732-247-7200, ext. 545

Grant funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders through a grant award from the Middlesex County Cultural and Arts Trust Fund.

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"Not only [does State Theatre New Jersey] offer tremendous programming, you also offer so much of yourselves. Your passion for the arts and for sharing the arts with a broad audience is clearly what makes The State so valuable to our community."

Christian and Christine Jensen


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