Performing Arts Center of MetroWest Announces 30th Summer Theatre Program

FRAMINGHAM – The Performing Arts Center of MetroWest (PAC) announces its 30th summer music theatre program.

Workshops for summer 2018 include Legally Blond Jr, Annie Jr. and High School Musical 2 Jr.

The program is for children entering grades 2-8 in the fall.

The schedule is:

  • Legally Blonde Jr. from July 16 to July 27
  • Annie Jr. from July 30 to August 10
  • High School Musical 2 Jr. from August 13 to 24

Each workshop will conclude with a fully-staged, ticketed production open to the public.

Discounts are available for participating in more than one workshop, early registration and registration by siblings.

Cost is $700 per session. Limited scholarships are also available.

Back by popular demand, Warren Scott Friedman returns for his fourth encore at PAC’s 2018 Summer Theatre Program. Friedman brings more than 25 years of experience in musical theatre direction to PAC’s Summer Workshops, elevating the students’ exposure to a nationally known director.

“PAC is a trailblazer for summer theatre programs in the region and I am so pleased to be a part of this program. I love helping young children discover and nurture their inner thespian” said Friedman.

Joining Friedman as Music Director is Eliomar Nascimento, Voice Instructor at PAC for over 10 years and a former faculty member for the Young Artists Vocal Program at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute in Lenox.

“My goal is for the students to come out of the workshops with an authentic theater experience,” said Nascimento. “During the workshop they will learn how to connect their voices to the lyrics and to convey the emotion of a song.”

“We believe that introducing children to theater at an early age provides countless benefits – encouraging creativity and self-confidence, building links to our histories and cultures, while also allowing for fun and exploration,” said PAC Executive Director, Mary Opanasets.

For more information and to register, call the PAC office at (508) 875-5554 or visit the website:

For more than 35 years, the Performing Arts Center of MetroWest has been providing professional instruction in music, theater, and dance for students of all ages.


Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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