State Theatre New Jersey’s nationally-recognized education and community engagement programs touch the lives of thousands of students, teachers, and families each year with performances, workshops, artist residencies, and other activities that make the performing arts meaningful, accessible, and affordable to the people in our community.

School Programs

State Theatre New Jersey’s programs for schools introduce students to live music, dance, and drama, sparking creativity and bringing learning to life across the curriculum.

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Community & Family Programs

State Theatre New Jersey has lots of fun performances and activities for families and our community! STNJ serves and engages our diverse community by actively partnering with local organizations and providing free cultural programs and services throughout the region.

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Learning Resources

Make the most of your trip to State Theatre New Jersey with our insightful, informative, and entertaining performance guides and pre-performance talks.

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Support Arts Education

If you would like to make an impact through the power of live performance, please make a contribution here or contact Randy Walker at

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State Theatre New Jersey’s Education & Community Engagement programs are funded in part by The Frank and Lydia Bergen Foundation, The Thomas and Agnes Carvel Foundation, The DiLeo Family Foundation, Investors Bank, Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, Kinder Morgan Foundation, The George Link Jr. Charitable Trust, MagyarBank Charitable Foundation, McCrane Foundation, MetLife Foundation, NJM Insurance Group, Plymouth Rock Assurance, PNC Foundation,  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Arnold A. Schwartz Foundation, The Wawa Foundation, and others. Their support is gratefully acknowledged.

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