State Theatre New Jersey offers in-depth, engaging learning resources for students, teachers, and the general public to inform and enrich the theater experience.

Pre-Performance Talks

Make the most of your State Theatre experience with a Pre-Performance Talk. Offered free of charge to those who have tickets to select performances, these entertaining and informative talks are scheduled 45 minutes before the show in the Studio space on the theater’s second floor. No reservation or additional ticket is required.

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Keynotes study guides lead students on an in-depth exploration of State Theatre New Jersey’s school-day performances and help teachers connect the shows to the core curriculum.

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Sensory-Friendly Social Stories

Sensory-Friendly Performances Social Stories help schools and families prepare for attending STNJ’s Sensory-Friendly Performances, with detailed pictorial narratives about what to expect at the show.

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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.