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									 36th Annual Bergen County Teen Arts Festival

BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE, PARAMUS, NJ
         FRIDAY – May 20, 2011
Program Art Credits:
Cover Art:   Ashley Cruz, Bergen County Technical HS, Teterboro
Page 11:     Maegan Monico, Elmwood Park Memorial HS, Elmwood Park
Page 12:     Gabrielle Coles, Elmwood Park Memorial HS, Elmwood Park
Page 22:     Jun Ko, Bergen County Technical HS, Teterboro
Page 27:     S. Kowal
Page 28:     Kelsey Lewis, Elmwood Park Memorial HS, Elmwood Park
Page 29:     Kris Capo, Hasbrouck Heights HS, Hasbrouck Heights
We are pleased to sponsor the 2011 Bergen County Teen Arts Festival. Events like these form a
symbiotic relationship with out community as we are introduced to talented works while
fostering the creative spirit.

Now in its 36th year, the Teen Arts Festival continues to fuel our imagination and awakens the
inner-artist in us all while supplying our youth with the confidence to succeed in any future
endeavor of their choosing.

It is fitting that next month we “Celebrate New Jersey”.

We will proudly hail these young artists who will enrich Bergen County with their gift for years
to come.



                                   Kathleen A. Donovan
                                       County Executive
                                        In Memoriam:
                                         Bill Romano
                              Teen Arts Administrator, 1942-2010




The 2011 Teen Arts Festival and its staff are diminished this year by the absence of Bill Romano, the
Festival Administrator for close to 15 years. Last spring and summer Bill struggled quietly and
succumbed to pancreatic cancer last October 8 at the age of 68. He was tenderly cared for by his
family and closest friends, including his daughters, Lisa and Kelly and his son-in-law Todd, and was
surrounded by a large, adoring family.

Bill planned, arranged for and carried out New Jersey’s largest Teen Arts Festival with the greatest
care, responsibility and circumspection, extending his excellent organizational and management skills
into every area of the Festival’s myriad events and places, always working hard to add to and improve
over last year’s program in every way, from artistic excellence to providing a safe and secure
environment for each and every teenager involved to arrive, participate in and return to school a
better and more seasoned member of the cultural community for having attended the Festival.

Working with Bill was a pleasure long to be remembered; people volunteered to help with the Festival
simply to be around him. In his nature he showed a diversity of interests that made him a lively
character as well as the kind of man who was often thought of as “a rock” by one and all. In his
career in law enforcement, Bill was an Army veteran and served as a Captain in the River Vale Police
Department --but as Teen Arts Administrator, he was able to delight in many facets of the arts,
savoring the variety of the artists, workshops and performances that he helped make possible for
Bergen County’s middle and high school-aged youth.

In addition to the deepest gratitude for his leadership and faithful work, the Division of Cultural and
Historic Affairs is in debt to Bill for running the Festival several years more than he would have liked to
ease the transition to a capable administrator for such an important event. The impact of the Teen
Arts Festival is so much more than the sum of its parts; remembering Bill Romano is much the same.
Everyone who knew him will treasures memories of his kindness and standard of excellence, as well as
how beautifully he related to people and applied all his good abilities to carrying out his good works.
Bill was an exceptional individual and is dearly missed.
                              Teen Arts Festival Mission and Thanks
A celebration of the alliance of art and youth, the 2011 Teen Arts Festival is founded on the belief that
the arts are an indispensable expression of self and an essential language. Through workshops in all the
arts disciplines, the Festival strives to engage each student at a deeper level of artistry and
professionalism. Through critiqued performances and exhibits, the Festival showcases the myriad and
extraordinary talents of middle and high school students and their teachers. A prime benefit of the
Festival is the opportunity it provides students to validate themselves as artists by spending a day in the
company of other artists who participate in creative fields at many different levels. We are offering
again this year a symposium for visual arts teachers during the Festival to provide further enrichment,
and hope to continue this in other disciplines. We believe that the Bergen County Teen Arts Festival is
the largest and most comprehensive arts-in-education project for teenagers in the state of New Jersey.

The Division would like to thank the outstanding artists, teachers, critiquers and moderators who lead
the Festival=s workshops, critique the art exhibit and performances, and maintain a smooth flow of
events at the performing sites. Without the generous contributions of these remarkable people, the
Festival would not be possible, nor would its lasting effects on our teenagers be so inspiring.

We also thank the many volunteers who have donated their valuable time today at the festival. Their
participation – assisting in workshops and keeping workshops and performance sites quiet and running
on time – is instrumental to the reputation of the Bergen County Teen Arts Festival as an award-
winning Aarts-in-education@ program. Our awards include recognition for “Excellence in Cultural Arts
Programming” from the New Jersey Recreation and Parks Association.

We hope that each volunteer will take some of their free time during the course of the day to enjoy
the Festival by taking in a workshop, seeing a performance, or viewing the beautiful entries in the art
exhibit in the Cafeteria in the Main Building. A showcase of the many talents of our Bergen County
students and the teachers that encourage and educate them, the Festival helps the Division achieve its
goal of strengthening young people=s exposure to and appreciation of the arts. Thank you all!

Carol Messer, Director
Bergen County Division of Cultural & Historic Affairs

__________________________________________________________________________________________

                                           In Memorium
                                          Dr. Luke Sarsfield
                                              1926-2011

     Earlier this year, Dr. Luke Sarsfield, Superintendent of Schools for the Rutherford Board of
  Education for 27 years before his retirement in 2000, passed away. Dr. Sarsfield served on the
 Bergen County Teen Arts Advisory Board for many years and chaired that committee through the
  festival’s formative years. We would like to express our thanks to Dr. Sarsfield for his years of
    support and service to the festival. He was instrumental in creating the festival that we are
                      experiencing today. Our sincere condolences to his family.



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                                                           Table of Contents
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County of Bergen Officials & Board of Chosen Freeholders ...........................................................Page 3

Festival Advisory Board .................................................................................................................Page 4

Arts Planning Committees ............................................................................................................ Pages 5

Special Thanks ...............................................................................................................................Page 6

Special Art Exhibition Information .................................................................................................Page 7

Workshop Time Schedules……………………………………………………………………………Pages 8-10

Workshop Descriptions:

         Creative Writing .......................................................................................................... Pages 11-12

         Instrumental & Vocal Music ........................................................................................ Pages 12-16

         Dance ......................................................................................................................... Pages 17-18

         Film & Video..................................................................................................................... Page 19

         Theater ....................................................................................................................... Pages 20-21

         Visual Arts .................................................................................................................. Pages 22-25

Performances & Critique Schedules ....................................................................................... Pages 26-30

Participating Schools & School Liaisons ........................................................................................ Page 31

Gourmet Dining Services Food Tent Menu ..................................................................................Page 32

Map, Pitkin Education Center (Main Building)……...…………………………………………...Pages 33-34

Map, Bergen Community College……………………………………………………………….…Back Cover



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               COUNTY OF BERGEN

              Kathleen A. Donovan
                  County Executive

        BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS

                  John Driscoll, Jr,
                      Chairman

                   Maura DeNicola
                  Vice Chairwoman

                  John D. Mitchell
                 Chair Pro Tempore

                   John A. Felice
                   David L. Ganz
               Robert G. Hermansen
              Bernadette P. McPherson




         DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
            Joe Crifasi, Acting Director

  DIVISION OF CULTURAL & HISTORIC AFFAIRS
         Carol Messer, Division Director

 BERGEN COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
       One Bergen County Plaza ! 4th Floor
       Hackensack, New Jersey 07601-7076
    (201) 336-7272 (V) $ (201) 336-7262 (Fax)

              Please visit our web site at:
http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/bcparks/CulturalTeenArts.htm


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                            2011 Bergen County Teen Arts Festival
                                       Advisory Board

Carol Messer, Executive Director                       Constance Lee, Treasurer
Director of the Bergen County Division of              Bergen Community College (Ret.)
Cultural & Historic Affairs
                                                       Dr. Jan Furman
James Sarto, Chairman                                  Superintendent of Schools
Representative - Bergen County Secondary               Northern Valley Regional HS District
Principals & Supervisors Association,
Principal, Saddle Brook High School                    Patrick J. Fletcher
                                                       Superintendent of Schools
Peggy Siebecker, Vice-Chairman                         River Dell Regional School District
Director, Project IMPACT
                                                       Dr. Eugene Westlake
Edmund Moderacki, Secretary                            Superintendent of Schools (Ret.)
Representative                                         Northern Valley Regional HS District
Bergen County Education Association
                                                       Tracy Miceli
                                                       Community & Cultural Affairs
                                                       Bergen Community College


                                    Evan Cooper, Administrator
                                  Bergen County Teen Arts Festival




              The Bergen County Teen Arts Festival is a non-profit, joint project of Bergen County=s
              Department of Public Works, Division of Cultural & Historic Affairs, Bergen Community
              College, Bergen County schools, and Project IMPACT. The Teen Arts Festival is funded in
              part through a grant from the NJ State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner
              Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, under the Division=s auspices. Bergen
              Community College is a wheelchair accessible facility.




                        June is Celebrate New Jersey Month
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                           2011 Bergen County Teen Arts Festival
                                 Arts Planning Committees


                    ART
                                                                 Lynn Needle
           George DiBouno                                 Art of Motion, Ridgewood
 Holdrum Middle School, River Vale (Ret.)

           JoAnn Onnembo                                            MUSIC
  Bergen County Academies, Hackensack
                                                                 Steven Bell
               Mark Galasso                                  Teaneck High School
     Ridgefield Park Jr./Sr. High School
                                                                Connie DeFazio
             Linda Tomaselli                         Pierrepont Middle School, Rutherford
         Glen Rock Middle School
                                                             Leslie Mac Pherson
                                                    Northern Valley Regional HS-Demarest
           CREATIVE WRITING
                                                                 Ray Ippolito
            Heather Mecka                                        Ridgewood
        Hackensack Middle School
                                                               Lisa MacVicar
             James O=Rourke                                Hackensack High School
       Wallington High School (Ret.)
                                                                   THEATER
               Mark Wright
Northern Valley Regional HS-Demarest (Ret.)                      Staci Block
                                                  Bergen County Family Guidance, Hackensack

                  DANCE                                          Tony Bucco
                                                     Pierrepont Middle School, Rutherford
             Steven Danieli
  Bergen County Academies, Hackensack                         Jerry Hurley
                                                      Westwood Jr/Sr High School (Ret.)
               Andrea Kron
                Montvale                                       Gregory Liosi
                                                           Cultural Arts Director
              Laura Turk Lee                           Hackensack Recreation Program
               Hackensack
                                                               Victoria Pero
         Elissa Machlin-Lockwood                    Bergen County Academies, Hackensack
   Center For Modern Dance Education,
                Hackensack                                      Bill Ullman
                                                          Emerson Jr/Sr High School

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                                         For Your Information...

Be On Time          If you or your school is scheduled to perform at a certain time, please try to arrive at the
                    performance site at least 10 minutes prior to your scheduled time. Check in with the
                    moderator so everyone will know you are ready to go. If you miss your performance
                    time you will go to the end of the performance time slots so that others will not miss
                    other commitments.

Lost & Found        Main Building - Teen Arts registration area near Campus Security office.

Nurse               Medical Assistance is available in Room HS100

Remember            Be sure you have all of your belongings and students before you leave campus.             If
                    possible, leave your cell phones and cameras at home, many are lost each year.

A Generous          The generosity of Bergen Community College is a gift. Treat it nicely! Learn!
Bergen              Applaud! Grow! Create! Explore all the arts here today. Do NOT litter, abuse,
Community           mess or damage buildings, bathrooms, or grounds. We want today to be a
College             wonderful day for everybody. Violators will be prosecuted.

Be Polite           Please do not enter or leave a workshop or performance site after the artist or performers
                    have started. It disrupts both the instructor and students attending or performing. Thank
                    you.



                                        Special Thanks To......

our many loyal supporters and volunteers without whom it would be impossible to present this
fantastic celebration of the Arts each year. We are proud to have served over 114,000 students,
teachers and administrators during our 35 years to date. We are grateful to the Advisory Board and
Arts Planning Committees for providing both guidance and direction; to our Planning Committee
members who act as Moderators at the performance sites; to Bergen Community College for providing
such excellent facilities and staff; to County Executive, Kathleen Donovan; the Bergen County Board of
Chosen Freeholders; the Bergen County Department of Public Works, Division of Cultural & Historic
Affairs, and to the donors, contributors and friends of Bergen County Teen Arts. On behalf of the
thousands of students and teachers who attend annually, our deepest thanks.

                      G. Jeremiah Ryan, President - Bergen Community College
                                 Bergen County Education Association
                   Bergen County Secondary Principals and Supervisors Association
                             Bergen County Superintendents Association
                   Tracy Miceli, Coordinator, Meeting and Training Center, B.C.C.
                     Josh Kates, General Manager, Guitar Center – Paramus, N.J.
                   Mindy McClusky, Exhibits Coordinator – Dick Blick Art Materials
                               Susan Rubin – Gourmet Dining Services
                             Peggy Siebecker, Director - Project IMPACT

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                             Teen Arts Festival Special Art Exhibition




T      he Teen Arts Festival Advisory Board and Visual Art Planning Committe are proud to display a
       sampling of the talent of all students by additionally displaying a selected number of pieces of
visual art from the festival. From all the art on display on the festival day one work from each school
will be selected to be exhibited in the lobby of the Bergen County Administration Building, located
adjacent to the Bergen County Courthouse.

       The Bergen County Administration Building is an extremely busy place with thousands of
workers and visitors passing through the lobby each week. It is an excellent location and many
positive comments were made by visitors and workers during last year=s exhibit.

        The exhibit will run from Wednesday June 8, 2011 through Wednesday, June 22, 2011. The art
will be removed the morning of Thursday, June 23 and brought upstairs to the Cultural & Historic
Affairs office on the fourth floor. Artists are expected to make arrangements to pick up their art in our
office no later than Friday, July 15, 2011. Teen Arts will not be responsible for any art left in our office
after July 15th.

       Please note that no art can be displayed in the Administration Building lobby unless it is suitable
for hanging, i.e. eye-hooks & wire, and we have in our possession (on the day of the festival,) a signed
Release of Liability Form from each artist and their parent(s).

       If your piece has been chosen today, you will find a note attached to your art saying that Teen
Arts Staff will remove the art at the end of the day and bring it to our offices in preparation for the
exhibit. All art chosen must have attached to the back a means with which to hang it on our wire
display panels, as well as having a Release of Liability form. If you need to have your art readied to
have a means to hang it (on the day of the festival,) - YOU must get it done and bring it to our office
no later than Monday - June 6, 2011 or it will not be included in the exhibition.

                    Any questions concerning the art display should be addressed to:

                          Bergen County Division of Cultural & Historic Affairs
                          Attn: Teen Arts Festival Administrator – Evan Cooper
                                  One Bergen County Plaza - 4th Floor
                                  Hackensack, New Jersey 07601-7076
                              (201) 336-7272 $ ecooper@co.bergen.nj.us




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                                     Workshop Schedule
                            2011 Bergen County Teen Arts Festival
                     (all Workshops 50 minutes unless otherwise indicated)

Creative Writing

8:45 AM    Mad Libs Live                                               B119

9:00 AM    The Poet’s Voice (continuous until 12:00 PM)                B Wing Overhang
           Poetry on the Line (continuous until 12:00 PM)              B Wing Overhang
           Poetry and Illustration Wall (continuous until 1:00 PM)     B122

10:15 AM   Mad Libs Live                                               B119

12:00 PM   Mad Libs Live                                               B119

Dance

9:15 AM    Hip Hop                                                     S244

9:30 AM    Middle Eastern                                              S253

10:00 AM   Contact Improvisation                                       C106
           Latin Ballroom                                              S246

10:30 AM   Hip Hop                                                     S244

11:00 AM   Middle Eastern                                              S253

11:30 AM   Latin Ballroom                                              S246

12:00 PM   Contact Improvisation                                       C106

12:15 PM   Hip Hop                                                     S244

12:30 PM   Middle Eastern                                              S253

12:45 PM   Latin Ballroom                                              S246

1:00 PM    Contact Improvisation                                       C106

Film and Video

10:00 AM   Television Studio Production (75 min,)                      W124B

12:00 PM   Television Studio Production (75 min,)                      W124B


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Music

9:00 AM    Glee In The House                            C211
           Music Production                             T119

9:15 AM    Jam Band Guitar                              T201

9:30 AM    Horn Section Techniques                      T107

9:45 AM    Bergen Teen Idol                      (HS)   S138

10:00 AM   Percussion with Found Objects         (MS)   T203
           Spontaneous Composition Jam Session          Showmobile
                  (continuous until 1:00 PM)

10:15 AM   Freeing Your Freestyle                       S134

10:30 AM   Music Production                             T119
           Glee In The House                            C211

10:45 AM   Jam Band Guitar                              T201

11:00 AM   Horn Section Techniques                      T107

11:30 AM   Bergen Teen Idol                      (MS)   S138
           Percussion with Found Objects         (HS)   T203
           Freeing Your Freestyle                       S134

12:00 PM   Horn Section Techniques                      T107

12:15 PM   Glee In The House                            C211

12:20 PM   Jam Band Guitar                              T201
           Music Production                             T119

12:45 PM   Bergen Teen Idol                             S138

1:00 PM    Percussion with Found Objects         (HS)   T203
           Freeing Your Freestyle                       S134




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Theater

9:00 AM       Divising Theater As An Ensemble (75 min,)          C210

9;30 AM       Dramatic Action                         (HS)       S115

10:15 AM      Improvising Real Life (75 min.)                    L160
11:00 AM      Dramatic Action                         (MS)       S115

11:15 AM      Introduction to Stage Combat                       S110

11:30 AM      Divising Theater As An Ensemble (75 min.)          C210

12:30 PM      Dramatic Action                                    S115

12:45 PM      Improvising Real Life (75 min.)                    L160

1:00 PM       Introduction to Stage Combat                       S110


Visual Arts

9:00 AM       Sculpting the Human Head (75 min.)                 S111
              Mask Making (75 min.)                              W326

9:30 AM       Manga Basics                                       L145
              Art Teachers’ Symposium (90 min., teachers only)   S260

9:40 AM       Light Writing                                      L146

10:30 AM      Mask Making (75 min,)                              W326

11:00 AM      Sculpting the Human Head (75 min.)                 S111

11:10 AM      Light Writing                                      L146

11:30 AM      Manga Basics                                       L145

12:00 PM      Mask Making (90 min.)                              W326

12:30 PM      Light Writing                                      L146

1:15 PM       Manga Basics                                       L145




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                                   Creative Writing Workshops
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THE POET’S VOICE & POETRY ON THE LINE                          POETRY & ILLUSTRATION WALL
             James O’Rourke                                             Jennifer Wall
     9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Continuous                              9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Continuous
        B Wing Overhang (Outside)                                        Room B122

The Poet’s Voice – Open Microphone. Bring                The Poetry Wall will be an exciting place to
your writing and proclaim it to the universe!            practice the freedom of expression through
Not a Slam; not Improv! Get your good stuff              poetry. An entire wall invites you to create
published – out in the open to an audience of            your own poem, add a line to an ongoing
your peers. Read your own work or select                 collective poem, or write a poem inspired by a
something from other great poets. A poetry               poem you found on the wall that day. You can
library will be available for you to choose from.        write a line, a stanza, or a whole poem, You
Come and share your writing with an                      can write a quote from a favorite poem as
appreciative audience, or just sit and listen to         inspiration for other poets. You can even
support your friends.                                    illustrate a poem that has been written on the
                                                         wall. Be sure to sign your work with your name
Poetry On The Line – Pick a poem and hang                and the school you attend. Visit early in the
yours up for picking if you want to. Brazil’s            day and return later to see what has been
Northeast poets hang their poems from                    added and to read feedback on your work. We
clotheslines out in the open market to be taken          will provide the blank mural and magic
down and read or to be taken away if you like            markers. The possibilities are endless! Come
them enough. Come and visit our poetry                   leave your mark on this exciting collaborative
clothesline. Take away a poem you like; leave            poetic work of art! Help us create a truly
one of your own. Clothespins provided.                   collaborative Wall of Poetry.

James O=Rourke, a poet, published in print and            Will be monitored for content by workshop
on TV and radio, is a Geraldine R. Dodge                                    artist.
Foundation Teacher/Poet and an experienced
reader. He believes passionately that poetry is
a primarily vocal art which needs a public airing        Jennifer Wall teaches high school English at
so that its sound can add to its sense.                  Saddle Brook High School and is an adjunct
                                                         professor in the department of Curriculum and
                                                         Teaching at Montclair State University. She is
                                                         also completing her doctorate in education at
                                                         Teachers’ College, Columbia University. She has
                                                         been teaching English, including AP English and
                                                         Creative Writing for eight years. This is her
                                                         second year leading our very popular Poetry
                                                         Wall workshop.




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       Creative Writing Workshops                        Instrumental & Vocal Music Workshops
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                 MAD LIBS LIVE                                       MUSIC PRODUCTION
                  Robert Hyers                                            Harry Young
          Session I: 8:45AM-9:35AM                               Session I: 9:00 AM-9:50 AM
         Session II: 10:15 AM-11:05AM                           Session II: 10:30 AM-11:20 AM
        Session III: 12:00 PM-12:50 PM                           Session III: 12:15 PM-1:05 PM
                    Room B119                                              Room: T119

Do you need help jumpstarting a new piece?              Students will have the opportunity to work
Whether you write prose or poetry, we will              with a professional songwriter, producer, and
help you do just that. Inspired by the classic          performer to take a group concept and make it
word game, Mad Libs, everyone will be invited           into a fully produced song, which they will then
to throw out parts of speech such as nouns,             be able to download at home. Students are
verbs and adjectives, that can then be used in          encouraged to participate in any area they
your new writing composition. To conclude,              choose, whether it be choosing the genre,
we will ask anyone who wants to read his or             writing lyrics, playing an instrumental line, or
her new piece to do so.                                 laying down a vocal. Spectators are also
                                                        welcome!
Robert Hyers received his MFA from Vermont
College of Fine Arts. He is a short story writer        Harrison Young      is a multi-instrumentalist,
whose publications include 3:AM Magazine,               songwriter, audio producer, performer and
Locust Magazine, and, most recently, The                musical director based out of NJ. Over the past
Summerset Review, among others. He is                   decade, he has played in and produced tracks
currently a private tutor and has worked as a           for numerous bands and has helped countless
professional writing tutor for Penn State               young people realize their potential through
University.                                             music. He has toured extensively, both with his
                                                        own bands, EBE and Earth Minor, and most
                                                        recently, with Doro Pesch, the legendary
                                                        German 'queen of metal,' as her keyboardist. In
                                                        the production realm, Harrison just finished a
                                                        brand new album with his electronic rock band,
                                                        Earth Minor. The album is called Dark Matters
                                                        and can be heard and purchased at
                                                        www.earthminor.com.




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                             Instrumental & Vocal Music Workshops
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    THE SPONTANEOUS COMPOSITION                                        JAM BAND GUITAR
             JAM SESSION                                                      Ben Zeff
              Ray Ippolito                                        Session I: 9:15 AM-10:05 AM
      10:00 AM-1:00 PM Continuous                                Session II: 10:45 AM-11:35 AM
              Showmobile                                         Session III: 12:20 PM-1:05 PM
                                                                           Room: T201

Year after year, this workshop draws over 1000           This workshop will take students through an
students to participate or just kick back and            informal history and overview of the world’s
enjoy the sounds being created on stage under            most famous Jam Band Guitarists and their
the direction of multi-talented Ray Ippolito.            techniques.
Drummers, horn, guitar and string players,
rappers and singers alike share their talents and        Topics will include commonly utilized scales
energy in this impromptu jam session.                    and chord progressions as well as signature
                                                         licks, lines, and phrases of notable Jam Band
Due to the overwhelming turnout of bands                 Guitarists including Trey Anastasio, Derek
over the years, we encourage all of you who              Trucks, Buckethead and many more.
wish to show what you and/or your band are
made of by opening this Ajam session@ to                 Ben Zeff is a guitarist, composer, educator and
preexisting groups of all styles: Metal, R&B,            scholar who has been studying and performing
Rock, Latin, Hip-Hop, etc. You will be given             on the guitar for the last twenty years. He
the opportunity to play no more than 2 songs             holds a BA in Jazz Studies from Sonoma State
(max time 10 minutes) and will be required to            University in Jazz Studies and a MM from
bring any additional amplifiers/equipment your           William     Paterson   University    in    Jazz
band will need. There will be a band sign up at          Performance. He currently instructs privately in
the stage the day of the festival and it will be         Ridgewood, NJ and performs professionally in
on a limited first come, first serve basis, so be        several different groups and genres in and
sure to sign up early.                                   around the greater New York area.

Ray Ippolito is a multi-instrumentalist who has
had his hands full as a performer, composer,
arranger, producer, musical director, industry
clinician and educator for the past 15 years. A
Musicians Institute honors graduate and Berklee
College of Music alumnus, Ray has performed
all over the world in such places as Japan,
India, Nepal, Brazil and Venezuela, as well as              Equipment used in the Spontaneous
such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall,                    Composition Jam Session has been
Symphony Space and Lincoln Center Halls.
                                                                  generously supplied by
Throughout his career, he has performed and
recorded with such internationally acclaimed                Guitar Center, 762 Route 17 North,
artists as Baba Olatunji, Brian McKnight, Dr.                  Paramus, N.J. 201-444-9800
John, The Spin Doctors, Blues Traveler, Mark
Whitfield, Eddie Henderson, Chuck Rainey and
many others.
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                            Instrumental & Vocal Music Workshops
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                               PERCUSSION WITH FOUND OBJECTS
                                              John Bellia
                                Session I: 10:00 AM-10:50 AM (MS)
                                Session II: 11:30 AM-12:20 PM (HS)
                                 Session III: 1:00 PM-1:50 PM (HS)
                                             Room: T203

A hands-on percussion workshop utilizing non-           his first record single. From then on, his
traditional instruments such as garbage cans,           participation in the Buenos Aires music scene
buckets, pots & pans, cheese graters, shakers           has been prolific. He has composed, arranged,
and everything else we can find in our                  and produced for the biggest names in
surroundings.     We shall create beats and             Argentinean popular music, and performed for
arrange them with poly rhythms, experimenting           years as a solo artist as well as in bands. Since
with the different sounds our found objects             1986, Mr. Bellia has composed music
have to offer. Though the human voice was               internationally for TV, radio, advertising
probably the first        musical    instrument,        agencies, and original music for theater, writing
anthropologists and historians speculate that           the score for several plays at the most
percussion instruments were the first musical           important theater house in Buenos Aires:
devices ever created, and were the next steps in        “Teatro Municipal Gral San Martin.” In 1995
the evolution of music. The earliest percussion         he composed, arranged and co-produced an
instruments were our hands and feet, then               MTV Unplugged for one of Argentina’s biggest
“found” objects such as sticks, logs, and rocks.        rock stars. That same year he composed and
As human communities developed tools for                produced music and songs for a children’s TV
hunting and eventually agriculture, their skill         show, “Tardes de Sol,” receiving an award for
and technology enabled them to craft more               Best Children’s CD by A.C.E. This led him to be
complex instruments. For example, a simple              commissioned by the Government of Buenos
log may have been carved to produce louder              Aires to compose a hymn, “Este Es El Lugar,”
tones (a log drum) and instruments may have             for the city’s public kindergartens. Today, Este
been combined to produce multiple tones (as in          Es El Lugar is sung in Buenos Aires schools at
a “set” of log drums.) Since then, today’s              every official act by students, teachers and
modern groups like “Stomp” and “Blue Man                parents. In virtue of his extensive career, John
Group” have taken Percussion with Found                 Bellia has been praised by the American
Objects to spectacular levels, popularizing the         Federation of Musicians of the U.S. and
genre. Come and join us.                                Canada, and has been granted an O-1 Visa,
                                                        reserved for outstanding artists by the U.S.
                                                        Government. John is currently a U.S. resident.
John    Bellia was born in Buenos Aires,                For many years he has taught music, directed
Argentina,    and     schooled   in    Brooklyn         choirs and conducted music workshops in
elementary schools, studied harmony and                 Elementary, Middle and High Schools; coached
composition at the “Buenos Aires Conservator            top recording artists (Sony Music, EMI;) gave
of Music,” and with private music tutors. He            seminars and clinics on MIDI, sampling, sound
started his musical career by writing songs and         editing and modern recording techniques for
performing at the age of 16 when he recorded            popular music, cinema and commercials, and
                                                        tutored private students
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                             Instrumental & Vocal Music Workshops
                                             ***
              BERGEN TEEN IDOL                                          GLEE IN THE HOUSE
                    Josh Kutchai                                            Sean Baldwin
       Session I: 9:45 AM-10:35 AM (HS)                            Session I: 9:00 AM-9:50 AM
      Session II: 11:30 AM-12:20 PM (MS)                          Session II: 10:30 AM-11:20 AM
       Session III: 12:45 PM-1:30 PM (All)                         Session III: 12:15 PM-1:00 PM
                    Room: S138                                              Room: C211
                                                              (Each session limited to 40 participants)

Participants are encouraged to sing a cappella,           This workshop will address the nuts and bolts
but may also bring an accompanying cassette or            of running a high school show choir. Your
CD. Note: Any accompanying recording must                 group’s recruitment, team building and logistics
NOT include a vocal track, and all cassettes              will be discussed in reference to the popular TV
MUST be cued up and ready to play.                        show. Then we get on our feet and methods of
                                                          choreography for show choirs will be
You’ve seen it on TV…you said to yourself, “I             addressed. Participants will walk away with a
can do that!” Now it’s your turn! The Bergen              choreographed number to add to their group’s
Teen Idol workshop is open to anyone who                  repertoire.    In order to follow the vocal
sings or who has ever wanted to sing. There is            arrangements, it is recommended that students
no “harsh” criticism here, only constructive              familiarize themselves with the YouTube video,
comments and lots of applause and support                 Martha & The Vandellas “Dancing in the
from your fellow performers! The goal is to               Streets” (search with this exact phrase incl.
join together in appreciating each others’ voices         quotation marks). If desired, your group can
and talents, not to be “better” than anyone               appoint a dance captain to learn alongside the
else. There is never a loser in music…when we             choreographer.       Dance notation will be
sing from the heart, we are ALL winners!                  provided. “Glee!”

Josh Kutchai is a singer/pianist who has been             Sean Baldwin (aka Mr. Steve) has collaborated
performing and teaching different genres of               with NYC’s upcoming musical composers,
music for the past thirteen years. Originally             writers and performers. A “Gleek” since he was
from Virginia, Josh moved to New Jersey in                fifteen, Mr. Baldwin is a union actor and
1988 to attend Princeton University, where he             theater teacher, director and choreographer.
received a dual degree in Mathematics and                 Representative work includes “Into the
Music Performance. Josh has studied classical             Woods”, “Pippin”, “The Pajama Game” and
and Jazz piano, and he teaches both pop/rock              “Seussical” at Garage Theatre, Bergen County
and operatic style singing. He is also an                 Players “Curtains”, plus projects with students
accomplished songwriter. His recordings have              at numerous high schools in NJ. He has been a
been mentioned in Entertainment Weekly and                teaching artist with Chicago’s Urban Gateways,
Time Magazine, and his music has been played              New York’s Solomon Schechter Schools and the
extensively on college radio stations all over the        Kaufman Center. He shared a Joseph Jefferson
Northeast.                                                Citation for Best Ensemble in “Bouncers” and
                                                          received a Helen Hayes (in DC) nomination for
                                                          Outstanding Supporting Actor as Charles
                                                          Guiteau in Signature Theatre’s award winning
                                                          “Assassins”. A graduate of Northwestern Univ.,
                                                          he has led award winning show choirs on tours
                                                          in Ireland, the former Soviet Union and NJ.
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                             Instrumental & Vocal Music Workshops
                                             ***
       “HORN” SECTION TECHNIQUES                                    FREEING YOUR FREESTYLE
                  Erik Lawrence                                         Srikala (Kerel Roach)
         Session I: 9:30 AM-10:20 AM                              Session I: 10:15 AM-11:05 AM
        Session II: 11:00 AM-11:50 AM                             Session II: 11:30 AM-12:20 PM
        Session III: 12:00 PM-12:50 PM                             Session III: 1:00 PM-1:50 PM
                  Room: T107                                                Room: S134
           High School Students Only

That "horn sound" that we hear is based on the              This workshop has been generously
chemistry of horn players getting great                               sponsored by
individual sounds, blending them and finding
the right harmonies to bring a song to life. Any          Project IMPACT – An Arts In Education
combination can work (5 tubas or 3 piccolos)                            Resource
but there are some tips and techniques that can                   www.ProjectImpact.org
get your sounding great whether you're coming
up with things on the spot or you've got all the         Free your freestyle:       Listening,   Inspiration,
time in the world to come up with something.             Imagination
It helps to know a little bit about harmony, but
having a great ear, which is something you can           Through the lens of hiphop and creative
learn, is the final test. Bring your horns and be        writing, we will awaken the essence of every
prepared to try out horn section techniques and          art form. During this writing and performance
build arrangements with other players.                   session, participants will cultivate their creativity
                                                         with and beyond structure through cooperative
Erik Lawrence , Saxophonist, Flutist, Composer,          games and exercises. We will free our flow of
Journalist has been playing with bands since             imagination, open up our minds and speed up
before he was your age and doesn't show signs            our expression. We will write, speak, compose
of stopping. He knows a few things about                 and improvise to nurture inspiration and
doing this and is happy to share the simple              empower innovation.
'secrets' of success.
                                                         Free and object writing exercises
In addition to leading his own groups Erik               Finding metaphors in your atmosphere
Lawrence has been a sideman with greats from             Improvisational games for deeper listening
Allen Toussaint to Sonny Sharrock. Erik is               Putting your imagination into rhymes
currently a member of Levon Helm's band, with            HipHop Freestyle Cypher 101.
whom he was recently featured on the Grammy
winning album Electric Dirt. He has performed            Srikala (Kerel Roach) has been writing and
Solo improvised saxophone at Carnegie Recital            creating music his whole life and has facilitated
Hall in New York. Erik has been featured at              open mics in the NYC area for 4 years. He
music festivals around the world and has                 studied at the Institute of Audio Research and is
performed with Chico Hamilton, Medeski                   deeply involved in the creation of art in its
Martin & Wood, Aaron Neville, Bob Dylan,                 many different manifestations. Currently he is
Buddy Miles, David Bromberg, Bruce Hornsby               involved in several communities that facilitate
and many, many others. Erik's teaching includes          deeper awareness of sustainability and healthy,
Williams College, Dartmouth College and                  eco-friendly living.
Montclair State University. He has been playing
the saxophone since he was 5 years old.
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                                          Dance Workshops
                                                ***
     DANCE-CONTACT IMPROVISATION                                    DANCE-MIDDLE EASTERN
                 Kent Lindemer                                            Lateefah Fleming
        Session I: 10:00 AM-10:50 AM                              Session I: 9:30 AM-10:20 AM
        Session II: 12:00 PM-12:50 PM                             Session II: 11:00 AM-11:50 AM
         Session III: 1:00 PM-1:50 PM                             Session III: 12:30 PM-1:20 PM
         Room: C106 (Rehearsal Hall)                                        Room: S253
    Proper footwear required – no sneakers                    (Each session limited to 35 participants)

This workshop will explore the fundamentals of            In this workshop, students will explore the
Contact Improvisation, a dance of connection,             isolations, movements, freedom and spirit of
weight and momentum, which facilitates the                Middle Eastern dance, most popularly known
ability to listen and sense deeply through and            as belly dance. Learn to shake, shimmy and
with the body. CI is stillness in movement as             undulate, putting movements together for a
we become absorbed in the observation of                  variety of combinations.
choice and response. By using natural principles
of stability and release, we can explore the              Lateefah Fleming is a certified group exercise,
infinite possibility of our bodies in relationship        yoga, mat pilates and spinning instructor. She
to others in time and space.                              has also been dancing professionally for 10
                                                          years, after years of recreational dance
Kent Lindemer is a dancer, choreographer,                 instruction. Ms. Fleming has studied various
body-worker, and yoga teacher. He holds an                dance forms such as Jazz, Middle Eastern,
MFA in Dance from the Univ. of Washington                 Modern and West African. As part of the
and a BA in Theatre from the Univ. of                     world fusion dance experience, Rags La’Majali,
Nebraska-Lincoln.      Kent    performed     and          she is an artist-in-residence at the Center for
choreographed with his own company,                       Modern Dance Education and has performed in
NoITuLove Dance Theatre, the Nebraska                     various venues all over the Northeast.
Shakespeare Festival and Chicago based Bob                Currently Ms. Fleming teaches at the Center for
Eisen before joining Pilobolus Dance Theatre in           Modern Dance Education, Fuel Fitness and The
1989.     He worked as a principal dancer,                Spa at Glenpointe where she is also the Group
collaborative choreographer and teacher with              Exercise Director.
Pilobolus until 2000, performing over 30
dances in the repertory, in over 25 countries
and in every state in the USA. Kent is an Emmy
award-winning performer, has been featured in
music videos by Marilyn Manson and Soraya.
From 2000-2002, Kent toured with the 1st and
2nd National Tours of Swing! as Massage
Therapist, Aerial Bungee trainer and rigger. In
2004, Kent choreographed the critically
acclaimed dance Arachnorapt for Freespace
Dance Company in Montclair, NJ presenting
for the first time his work integrating yoga and
dance technique for performance. Kent is a
nationally recognized Yoga teacher. He is also
an avid rock climber, skier and out-door
enthusiast.
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                                          Dance Workshops
                                                ***
               DANCE-HIP HOP                                               DANCE-LATIN
                 Shadae Martin                                            Claudine Ranieri
      MarquisElite Performing Arts Group                          Session I: 10:00 AM-10:50 AM
         Session I: 9:15 AM-10:05 AM                              Session II: 11:30 AM-12:20 PM
        Session II: 10:30 AM-11:20 AM                             Session III: 12:45 PM-1:35 PM
         Session III: 12:15 PM-1:05 PM                                      Room: S246
                  Room: S244                                  (Each session limited to 35 participants)
    (Each session limited to 35 participants)

This dance workshop will encompass basic Hip              Latin Ballroom, Merengue and Cha Cha like
Hop and Thrash Jazz. When combined this                   you are Dancing with the Stars. Do you love to
unique dance is a rhythmic blend of Hip Hop               dance? No partner required! Come and learn
and Thrash Jazz called SASSTM. Each participant           some Larin dances that will help you burn up
will be challenged to maintain retention and              the dance floor.
discipline and perform with confidence.
                                                          Claudine Ranieri is the dance teacher at
Workshop outline:                                         Paramus High School where she started the
1. warm-up (stretch, isolation, and core)                 Dance Department in 2008. She hold a BFA in
2. across the floor technique/combination                 Dance Performance as well as a Masters in
3. learning featured dance.                               Elementary Education. She is a graduate of the
MarquisElite Outreach strives to uplift young             “Fame” High School of Performing Arts in NYC.
adults, teenagers and their families through a            She is also the Director and Head Teacher of
dance mentorship that includes seminars and               Byrd Dance After-School Program in Glen Rock,
lessons. Instructors use interpretative arts that         NJ. A former Teaching Artist for the NJPAC as
reflect issues or concerns in participants’ lives.        well as an instructor of Ballet, Modern, Lyrical,
This visual art is used as a language to speak            Creative Movement and Ballroom classes for
words that are otherwise hard to express.                 beginner to advanced students in the public and
                                                          private sector for over 20 years. She has
Shadae Martin was choreographer of numerous               choreographed and directed everything from
college dance teams, including her very own               solos to large-scale productions for annual
“Movement X” dance team, as well as the head              concerts, assemblies, competitions and auditions
dance coach for the Health Opportunities High             in the NY/NJ area.         She twice received
School’s Dance Team in the Bronx, NY. She has             “Excellence in Choreography” at the United
danced back-up for up and coming artists as               Stated Tournament of Dance and was
well as co-produced performing arts showcases             nominated for a Helen Hayes award for Best
in Washington DC. While attending Howard                  Production number in “Annie Get your Gun”
University, she became a Howard University                for Paramus HS in 2009. She also performs
“Showtime” Marching Band Dancer in the                    with the Art of Motion Ensemble and Bergen
spring of 2005. She was a dancer for two                  Dance Makers in NJ. Along with her extensive
seasons before co-founding the MarquisElite in            dance background. Mrs. Ranieri is a Certified
2007. Shadae continues to contribute her                  Elementary Teacher in New York and New
unique and evolutionary choreography to the               Jersey.       Mrs.    Ranieri    most   recently
outstanding masterpieces developed by the                 choreographed “Bye Bye Birdie” for Paramus
entire MarquisElite Performing Arts Group.                High School and is so happy to return to be a
Shadae is currently teaching dance at the Center          Workshop Presenter at the Teen Arts Festival.
for Modern Dance Education.
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                                     Film & Video Workshops
                                                ***

                                  BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
                                 TELEVISION STUDIO PRODUCTION
                                             James Quimby
                                    Session I: 10:00 AM-11:15 AM
                                     Session II: 12:00 PM-1:15 PM
                                             Room W124B
                                (Each session limited to 35 participants)

TELEVISION STUDIO PRODUCTION:
Ever wonder how a real live television news               broadcasts of the NFL, NHL, MLB, and various
broadcast is produced? Workshop attendees                 college sporting events. Today, Jim is still a
will have an opportunity to tour Bergen                   freelance cameraman and director for the
Community College’s newest High Definition                Madison Square Garden Network, Versus, and
Television Production Studio and learn from               FOX Sportsnet.
industry professionals what goes on behind the
camera as well as in front. Students will receive         FACILITIES:
hands-on instructions for the studio and control          BCC Education Broadcast Center, Studio-B
room equipment. Some will also be able to                 The EBC serves to introduce students to the
help load scripts and appear on set to anchor a           exciting world of telecommunications - radio,
2-5 minute “news update”. Technology used in              television, and the mass media. Bergen
this workshop will include green screen,                  Community College recognizes the value of,
broadcast graphics and sound effects. Students            and encourages students to participate in,
will also crew the actual production &                    hands-on learning activities. "Bergen Outlook" -
recording.                                                a cable program produced by the students of
                                                          Television Production II classes is now available
Jim Quimby:      Studio Operations Supervisor,            live to a worldwide audience via the Internet.
Education Broadcast Center at Bergen                      Radio Production students participate in a wide
Community College. Mr. Quimby, a graduate                 variety of activities designed to provide a better
of the Bergen Community College Broadcasting              understanding of the radio industry. The
program, has been working professionally in               College Teleproduction staff produces, with
television for over 20 years. Jim has produced,           student assistance, two weekly television series
directed and edited for several network news              which have been honored by an impressive
and sports broadcasts. His specialty is sports            array of awards recognizing them as one of the
broadcasting and has been a professional                  best in the state.
freelance cameraman and director for network

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                                                    19
                                         Theater Workshops
                                                ***
    DEVISING THEATER AS AN ENSEMBLE                            INTRODUCTION TO STAGE COMBAT
           The New Victory Theater                                            Victoria Pero
         Session I: 9:00 AM-10:15 AM                                Session I: 11:15 AM-12:05 PM
        Session II: 11:30 AM-12:45 PM                                Session II: 1:00 PM-1:50 PM
                 Room: C210                                                  Room: S127
    (Each session limited to 40 participants)                  (Each session limited to 30 participants)
How do you create theater as an ensemble                  When words run out, and a scene turns
when you begin without a script? New Victory              physical... Creating the illusion of violence is a
Theater Teaching Artists will lead participants in        rare instance in which the actor's ability to draw
a hands-on workshop inspired by the                       on truthful experience must remain separate
techniques used to create Once and For All                from the external mechanics of the
We’re Gonna Tell You Who We Are So Shut Up                performance. The scene must be safe--or you
and Listen, a Belgian production and Edinburgh            might have a delayed opening on your hands!
Fringe hit created by teenagers. Participants             Learn to create the safe illusion of violence in
will work as theater artists to devise an original        this introductory session: How to perform slaps
performance piece inspired by physical theater,           and punches -- chokes and falls -- and live to tell
improvisation and personal experience. During             the tale! We'll learn the techniques and
the workshop, participants will build an                  concepts that are the building blocks for all
ensemble, gain a toolbox for devising and                 kinds of theatrical combat, moving towards
explore directing strategies that support the             performing a rehearsed fight with a partner.
creation of original work.
                                                          Victoria Pero was an Off-Broadway & NYC
Courtney J. Boddle is the Associate Director of           actress and director whose credits include:
Education at the New Victory Theater. She is a            Stormy Weather: The Lena Horne Story,
professional actor, educator and teaching artist          MasterBuilder:REBUILT, Prodigal, a new
who holds a Masters in Educational Theater                Australian musical at The York. The Strange
from NYU. Ms. Boddie is on the adjunct                    Case of Mary Lincoln, for Womens Project. a
faculty for NYU and CCNY, CUNY in their                   Pre-Broadway workshop of The Alchemist.
respective Educational Theatre Graduate                   David Rodwin’s one-man opera Trippin’ at
Programs. She has also served as facilitating             LaMaMa.. David T. King’s Big Cactus. World
partner with the NYC Depart. of Educ. Office of           premiere production of Caryl Churchill’s The
Arts to design arts education professional                After Dinner Joke (Top Ten-In Theatre
development for NYC Public School Teachers.               Magazine). Regional credits include Scenes and
                                                          Revelations for SUNY Purchase. Victoria has
Jonathan Schmidt is the Assistant Director of             worked at The Royal National Theatre in
Education at the New Victory Theater. He is               London, The Guthrie, The Cleveland Playhouse,
on the adjunct faculty for the Program in                 The York Theatre, The Pearl, Utah Shakespeare
Educational Theatre at New York University.               Festival, Expanded Arts in NYC and The
He is a theater director and producer and is              American Stage Company. She has produced for
currently developing a newly devised                      The Spoleto Festival, The Drama League and
production in association with the Abrons Arts            Circle In The Square. She is a graduate of
Center. He has collaborated on Theater for                Northwestern Univ., Ohio Univ. (MFA), and
Young Audiences initiatives with the Boston               LAMDA. Victoria is Producing Artistic Director
Lyric Opera, Theater Offensive and Immediate              of the Shakespeare Institute in Northern NJ for
Medium.     He holds a Masters Degree in                  young performers. She is currently a Performing
Educational Theatre from NYU.                             Arts Teacher at Bergen County Academies.
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                                        Theater Workshops
                                               ***

           IMPROVISING REAL LIFE                                    DRAMATIC ACTION
     Staci Block & The Cast of Reflections                CHARACTERIZATION & IMPROVISATION
        Session I: 10:15 AM–11:30 AM                           Okey and Thomas Chenoweth
        Session II: 12:45 PM–2:00 PM                         Session I: 9:30 AM-10:20 AM (HS)
                  Room: L160                                Session II: 11:00 AM-11:50 AM (MS)
                                                            Session III: 12:30 PM-1:20 PM (ALL)
                                                                         Room: S115

Do you like to make things up as you go along?          Enjoy the thrill of having your own character
Are you spontaneous with a knack for “thinking          come to life! Students will act out spontaneous
quickly on your feet?” Reflections cast members         characters and scenes, using techniques of
will demonstrate how they reach a variety of            dramatic     action,    characterization,   and
audiences on topics relevant to teens. You will         improvisation. Gain further confidence in your
enjoy an interactive experience with the cast,          acting, have fun, and find your own voice in
learning a variety of improvisational games and         acting by playing characters and using
techniques used to explore teen issues. Join the        circumstances of the imagination.
cast of Reflections as we have fun “creating” in
an atmosphere of trust and support. Do you              Okey Chenoweth , M.A., a long-time actor,
have what it takes? Sure you do! Play with us           teacher, director, and playwright, was named
and find out!!                                          Bergen County Teacher of The Year and was
                                                        honored by Princeton University with a prize
Staci Block MSW, LCSW, is Director of the               for Distinguished Secondary Teaching in English
Reflections Teen Theater Program (Bergen                and Drama in New Jersey. His original play,
County Division of Family Guidance.)                    AHitchhiking All The Way To The Nuthouse @
Comprised of volunteer teens, Reflections               played recently at the Chashama Theatre in
performs for a variety of audiences on all types        New York. Okey=s own memorable teachers,
of adolescent issues. Staci is also an adjunct          Claire Fiorentino and Stella Adler, still direct
Professor in the Sociology Department at                him in dreams. Okey enjoys writing, acting,
William Paterson University. She specializes in         and doing poetry and drama workshops with
group work, psychodrama, playback theatre               young people. He has taught high school
and other action methods. An actress and                students for many years. Presently, he teaches
singer as well, Staci has performed in a variety        college students.
of venues throughout the metropolitan area.
                                                        Thomas Chenoweth earned a B.A. in Fine and
                                                        Performing Arts and an M.A. in Liberal Studies.
                                                        He has acted extensively in musicals and plays,
                                                        playing the social worker recently in
                                                        AHitchhiking All The Way To The Nuthouse,@
                                                        Off-Broadway.          A   stand-up    comedy
                                                        impressionist, Thomas has appeared frequently
                                                        on stage in this area and in The Uncle Floyd
                                                        television show. He especially likes to do
                                                        voice-overs, television commercials, and drama
                                                        workshops with young people.
                                                   21
                                       Visual Arts Workshops
                                                ***

                           SYMPOSIUM FOR VISUAL ARTS TEACHERS
                               George DSiBuono and Linda Tomeselli
                             9:30 AM to 11:00 AM (One Session Only)
                                           Room: S260

You are invited to join your colleagues at the           editor, Costume and Set Designer, Consultant
third annual Visual Arts Educators’ Symposium            and Instructor in nationally recognized
2011, while your students are engaged with the           Discipline Based Art Education Seminar.
Teen Arts program offerings.                             Experienced in teaching grades Kindergarten
                                                         through Graduate School.
The intention of this roundtable is to further
develop ways to serve art educators. As a                Linda Tomaselli is a Visual Arts teacher, grades 7
result, several teachers have offered to share           & 8, at Glen Rock Middle School. She teaches
their experiences that have produced unique              the Exploratory Arts, grade 7 as a team member
learning experiences.                                    with dance, drama, music and visual arts.
                                                         Grade 8 Visual Arts is an elective offering
It is hoped that our professional support will           exploration in a variety of materials and
continue as an opportunity for Bergen County             techniques.
Visual Arts teachers to meet and participate in
mutual discussion and inquiry.                           Following her interest in learning as
                                                         development of the mind, Mrs. Tomaselli is
George DiBouno is an art specialist with 45              involved in a research study that investigates
years of experience in visual arts, 18 years in          growth and development of memory in
photography and 15 years in computer                     children ages 5 to 12 years old. The research, a
education. State and National award winner               longitudinal study, examines the construction of
for contribution to and experience in visual art         memory in observational drawing. Currently
education. Artist with experience in group and           she is a certified candidate at Teachers College,
single exhibitions. Professional leader in local,        Columbia University.
state, and national organizations. Author and

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                                                    22
                                         Visual Arts Workshops
                                                  ***

                                       EASY STEPS TO SCULPTING
                                            THE HUMAN HEAD
                                             Grigory Gurevich
                                      Session I: 9:00 AM–10:15 AM
                                      Session II: 11:00 AM–12:15 PM
                                                 Room: S111


   This workshop has been generously                      Grigory Gurevich, sculptor, painter, graphic
                                                          artist, printmaker and inventor has had more
             sponsored by
                                                          than 300 exhibitions in the United States and
 Project IMPACT – An Arts In Education                    Europe, and conducted hundreds of sculpture
               Resource                                   workshops in Italy, Denmark, and the U.S. His
         www.ProjectImpact.org                            paintings, drawings and sculptures have won
                                                          numerous awards and are in public and private
  Space is limited and restricted to the first 25         collections in Russia, Switzerland, France and
              students who arrive...                      the US. He received a Masters Degree in Art
                                                          from the Academy of Fine and Industrial Arts in
                                                          Leningrad (Sankt Peterburg), Russia and was a
A sculpture workshop with artist Grigory                  professor at St. John=s University, N.Y. and
Gurevich is a unique workshop that has been               faculty member of the Newark School of Fine
developed by the artist himself. With the help            and Industrial Arts. His bronze tableau of seven
of this workshop, students will get an insight to         life-size figures entitled, AThe Commuters,@
the world of sculpture and they will be able to           sculpted in 1985, is permanently installed in
develop their ability in this medium.                     Newark Penn Station. His book, AReflections,@
                                                          features 17 linocuts, etchings and mixed media
The workshop begins with the introduction to              prints, and has been included in the print
the correct proportions of the human head. The            collection of the New York Public Library as
second step is a demonstration with                       well as the Rare Book Collection of the Newark
explanations of the anatomy from the artist’s             Public Library and Hermitage Museum in
point of view. After the short introduction,              Leningrad, Russia. In April 1995, Mr. Gurevich
each student takes about 2 lbs. of clay and               was granted a patent on a new type of
prepares an egg form. Each sculpture emerges              manifolding book, one of which is in the
under close supervision and help of the                   collection at the Brooklyn Museum, N.Y.
instructor. At the end of the workshop, the               Grigory has also appeared on the TV series:
instructor has a discussion with students about           Law & Order.
their creations. The workshop is highly
concentrated and educational for beginners as
well as professionals.


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                                                    23
                                        Visual Arts Workshops
                                                 ***

                MANGA BASICS                                               LIGHT WRITING
            JAPANESE COMIC ART                                               Kate Pritchard
               Teresa DeFrabrio                                  Session I: 9:40 AM-10:30 AM (HS)
        Session I: 9:30 AM–10:20 AM                             Session II: 11:10 AM–12:00 PM (MS)
        Session II: 11:30 AM-12:20 PM                            Session III: 12:30 PM-1:20 PM (All)
         Session III: 1:15 PM-2:05 PM                                         Room: L146
                  Room: L145

“Manga” or Japanese comics have become                     Light writing is a unique method used to create
extremely popular with readers of all ages.                designs by way of manipulating a flashlight and
However, knowing how to “copy” a style isn’t               a camera with a long shutter speed. In this
enough. Create your own characters and learn               workshop students will see examples of light
the basics of anatomy and expression that fuel             writing, they will participate in a live step-by-
this dynamic art form! This workshop aids                  step demonstration and they will have the
students in creating dynamic anatomy, body                 opportunity to create their very own images. A
language and striking features.                            camera and flashlights will be provided by the
                                                           instructor. All students need to bring is their
                                                           imagination and the desire to learn a new
Teresa DeFabrizio is an artist, teacher, and               photographic technique. A new outlet for
instructor who's fortunate to teach, create,               creativity is just a tripod, a camera, and a
paste, cut and make art! She holds dual degrees            flashlight away. Get inspired and share new
in Theatre and Fine Arts from Montclair State              techniques with your friends and classmates.
University, is a certified New Jersey Art teacher.
and holds her MFA in Illustration from William             Kate Pritchard graduated from Montclair State
Paterson University. Currently, she is an                  University in 2008 with a Bachelors degree in
adjunct professor at Bergen Community College              Fine Art Education with a concentration in
and an arts and theatre facilitator at the WAE             Photography. Currently she is teaching photo
Center in West Orange, NJ. Her illustrated tale            and advanced art at Saddle Brook High School.
of magic, kitties, and zombies, "8 1/2 Lives" is           She is beyond thankful to be employed at a
out in print and available through BLURB.com!              school that both supports and challenges her.
                                                           Photography is her life. She is lucky to spend
                                                           her days sharing her love of photography with
                                                           her students.

                                                           “Often while traveling with a camera we arrive
                                                           just as the sun slips over the horizon of a
                                                           moment, too late to expose film, only time
                                                           enough to expose our hearts.” – Minor White


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                                      Visual Arts Workshops
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                                            MASK MAKING
                                  Myra Grosinger and Tina Munson
                            Session I: 9:00 AM-10:15 AM (Mask Forming)
                           Session II: 10:30 AM-11:45 AM (Mask Forming)
                            Session III: 12:00 PM-1:30 PM (Painting only)
                                             Room: W326
                             (20 participants at a time on a rotating basis)

   The supplies for this workshop have                   Tina Munson, M.A., A.T.R. is a National Merit
                                                         Scholar who holds a degree in art education
      been generously supplied by
                                                         and art therapy. As director of ARTadventures
            Blick Art Supplies                           in Edgewater, NJ, she teaches many forms of
       http://www.dickblick.com/                         art to people of all ages and abilities. In
                                                         addition, she is a practicing poet, singer, and
Continuing with the format instituted several            student of Feng Shui.
years ago, this wonderful, ever-popular
workshop will have two sessions for creating             Myra Grosinger is a practicing artist specializing
the masks, then one final session for everyone           in painting and sculpture. She taught art in
to come back and paint their own individual              NYC and NJ public schools. She has a BFA
mask. We will accommodate 20 students at a               from Pratt Institute and an M.A. from Brooklyn
time on a rotating basis. Come learn and                 College. Students at the Art Center of Northern
design for yourself a fantastic creation made by         NJ study art with her, ages ranging from 10-14
you! After building up the mask using plaster            and a portfolio class for students in H.S. Myra
strips either on your own face or on mask                exhibits her work in NJ and NY and is a
forms that will be provided, you will come               member of the Painting Affiliates and Sculpture
back at noon to use neon paint, acrylic paint,           Affiliates of Northern New Jersey. Some places
and glitter to complete your one-of-a-kind               her work has been displayed include Sussex
creation.                                                Community College; Blue Hill; Broome Street
                                                         Gallery, John Harms Theater and Clifton Arts
                                                         Center. Myra is a winner of the prestigious
                                                         Grumbacher Award.


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                               Performance & Critique Schedule
                             2011 Bergen County Teen Arts Festival

Creative Writing                                   Large Group Dance
                                                   more than 3 students

Critiquer:   Heather Mecka                         Critiquers: Andrea Kron
Room:        L148                                              Luke Rawlings
                                                   Moderators: Steve Danieli
 9:00        Pierrepont School, Rutherford                     Elissa Machlin-Lockwood
 9:45                                              Room:       Anna Maria Ciccone Theater
10:30        Union School, Rutherford
11:15        BREAK                                  8:55         Lodi HS
11:45        Don Bosco Prep. HS                     9:05         Emerson Jr./Sr. HS
12:30        AS Faust IS, East Rutherford           9:15         Teaneck HS
 1:15        Charles DeWolf MS, Old Tappan          9:25         Bergen County Academies
                                                    9:35         Charles DeWolf MS, Old Tappan
Critiquer:   Sharon Milch                           9:45         Tenafly MS
Room:        L149                                   9:55         Paramus Catholic HS
                                                   10:05         Academies@Englewood
 9:45        Bergen County Academies               10:15         Pascack Valley HS
10:30        Cliffside Park HS
11:15        BREAK
11:45        Waldwick HS
12:30        Academies@Englewood                   Small Group Dance
 1:15        Northern Highlands Reg. HS            3 or fewer students

                                                   Critiquers: Andrea Kron
Critiquer:   Mark Wright                                       Luke Rawlings
Room:        L150                                  Moderators: Steve Danieli
                                                               Elissa Machlin-Lockwood
 9:45        Hackensack MS                         Room:       Rehearsal Hall (C106)
10:30        North Arlington HS
11:15        BREAK                                 11:00         Academies@Englewood
11:45        Hasbrouck Heights HS                  11:10         Lodi HS
12:30        Bergen County Tech. HS-Paramus        11:20         Hasbrouck Heights HS
 1:15        Ber. County Tech. HS-Teterboro        11:30         Elmwood Park Memorial HS
                                                   11:40         Hackensack HS
                                                   11:50         Saddle Brook HS




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                             Performance & Critique Schedules
                           2011 Bergen County Teen Arts Festival


Small Group Instrumental Music
10 or fewer students                              Large Group Instrumental Music
                                                  more than 10 students
Critiquer:    Robert Bednar
Moderator:    Edmund Moderacki                    Critiquers:   Dr. Christian Wilhjelm
Room:         W-220 (West Hall 2nd Floor)                       Curt Ebersole
                                                  Room:         Gymnasium
 9:00         Wallington HS
 9:10         Don Bosco Prep. HS                   8:15         Saddle Brook HS
 9:20         Don Bosco Prep. HS                   8:30         Glen Rock HS
 9:30         Holdrum MS, River Vale               8:45         Hackensack HS
 9:40         Union School, Rutherford             9:00         Ridgefield Park HS
 9:50         Union School, Rutherford             9:15         Paramus Catholic HS
10:00         AS Faust IS, East Rutherford         9:30         Wood-Ridge HS
10:10         Tenafly MS                           9:45         Lodi HS
10:20         Tenafly MS                          10:00         New Milford HS
10:30         Tenafly MS                          10:15         Bergen County Academies
10:40         Tenafly MS                          10:30         Elmwood Park Memorial HS
10:50         Tenafly MS                          10:45         Don Bosco Prep. HS
11:00         Saddle Brook HS                     11:00         Pascack Valley HS
11:10         Hasbrouck Heights HS                11:15         Holdrum MS, River Vale
11:20         Paramus Catholic HS                 11:30         Midland School, Rochelle Park
11:30         Academies@Englewood                 11:45         Tenafly MS
11:40                                             12:00         Pierrepont School, Rutherford
11:50         Elmwood Park HS                     12:15         Academies@Englewood
                                                  12:30         North Arlington HS
                                                  12:45         Ber. County Tech HS,Teterboro
                                                   1:00         Garfield HS
                                                   1:15         Wallington Jr./Sr. HS
                                                   1:30         Dwight Morrow HS
                                                   1:45         Emerson Jr./Sr. HS
                                                   2:00         Hackensack MS
                                                   2:15         Waldwick HS




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                             Performance & Critique Schedules
                           2011 Bergen County Teen Arts Festival

Small Group Vocal Music
10 or fewer students                                Large Group Vocal Music
                                                    more than 10 students
Critiquer:   Leslie MacPherson
Room:        W226                                   Critiquer:     Jan Wilson
                                                    Moderators:    Steve Bell
 9:30        Hasbouck Heights HS                                   Connie DeFazio
 9:40        Pascack Hills HS                       Room:          T128
 9:50        Emerson Jr./Sr. HS
10:00        Barnstable Academy                      8:36         Don Bosco Prep. HS
10:10        Tenafly MS                              8:48         Saddle Brook HS
10:20                                                9:00         Pascack Valley HS
10:30        Charles DeWolf MS, Old Tappan           9:12         Becton Reg. HS
10:40        Acad. of the Most Blessed               9:24         Glen Rock HS
                                   Sacrament         9:36         Bergen County Tech.-Teterboro
10:50        AS Faust IS, East Rutherford            9:48         Cliffside Park HS
11:00        Bergen County Academies (Piano)        10:00         Waldwick HS
11:10        Bergen County Academies (Piano)        10:12         North Arlington HS
11:20        Bergen County Academies (Piano)        10:24         Wood-Ridge HS
11:30        Wood-Ridge HS (Piano)                  10:36         Ridgefield Park HS
11:40        Wood-Ridge HS                          10:48         Paramus Catholic HS
                                                    11:00         New Milford HS
                                                    11:12         Garfield HS

                                                    11:24         Break

                                                    11:48         Union School, Rutherford
                                                    12:00         Holdrum MS, River Vale
                                                    12:12         Hackenscack MS
                                                    12:24         Midland School, Rochelle Park
                                                    12:36         Tenafly MS
                                                    12:48         Pierrepont School, Rutherford
                                                     1:00         Bergen County Academies
                                                     1:12         Emerson Jr./Sr. HS
                                                     1:24         Hackensack HS
                                                     1:36         Lodi HS
                                                     1:48         Pascack Hills HS
                                                     2:00         Park Ridge HS
                                                     2:12         Academies@Englewood
                                                     2:24         Wallington Jr./Sr. HS




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                              Performance & Critique Schedules
                            2011 Bergen County Teen Arts Festival


Small Group Theater                               Large Group Theater
5 or fewer students                               more than 5 students

Critiquer: Greg Liosi                             Critiquer:  Jane Keitel
Moderator: Jerry Hurley                                       Jim Ligon
Room:      A104                                   Moderators: Tony Bucco

 9:00       Northern Highlands Reg. HS            Room:        Anna Ciconne Theater
 9:15       Hackensack MS
 9:30       Tenafly MS                            10:30        Hackensack HS
 9:45       Wallington Jr./Sr. HS                 10:45        Northern Highlands Reg. HS
10:00       Glen Rock HS                          11:00        Barnstable Academy
10:15       Hasbrouck Heights HS                  11:15        Dwight Morrow HS
10:30       Lodi HS                               11:30        Wallington Jr./Sr. HS
10:45       Park Ridge HS                         11:45        Cliffside Park HS
11:00       Elmwood Park Memorial HS              12:00        Lodi HS
11:15       Emerson Jr./Sr. HS                    12:15        Emerson Jr./Sr. HS
11:30       Pascack Valley HS                     12:30        Park Ridge HS
11:45       Bergen County Academies               12:45        Elmwood Park Memorial HS
12:00       Paramus Catholic HS                    1:00        Waldwick HS
12:15       Teaneck HS                             1:15        Glen Rock HS
                                                   1:30        Hackensack MS
Film and Video                                     1:45        Pierrepont MS, Rutherford
Critiquer:   John Housley                          2:00        Bergen County Academies
Room:        A117                                  2:15        Saddle Brook HS

9:00        Pascack Hills HS
9:30        Emerson Jr./Sr. HS
10:00
10:30       Glen Rock HS
11:00       Paramus Catholic HS
11:30       BREAK
12:00       Hasbrouck Heights HS
12:30       Holdrum MS, River Vale
 1:00       Academies@Englewood
 1:30       Waldwick HS
 2:00       Acad. of the Most Blessed
                         Sacrament




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                                     Visual Arts Exhibit
                           2011 Bergen County Teen Arts Festival
                            Room: Cafeteria (2nd Floor – Pitkin Center)
Participating Schools                               Visual Art Critiquers
Academies @ Englewood                               Steven Cavallo
Barnstable Academy                                  Doreen Dany
Becton Reg. HS                                      Penny Dell
Bergen County Academies                             Patricia DiPaolo
Bergen County Technical HS, Paramus                 Jim Edmonds
Bergen County Technical HS, Teterboro               Matthew Gosser
Cliffside Park HS                                   Benton Grant
Don Bosco Prep. HS                                  Grigor Gurevich
Dwight Morrow HS                                    Rudy Guttierez
Elmwood Park Memorial HS                            Jennifer Grant Horler
Emerson Jr/Sr HS                                    Rick Lasher
Garfield HS                                         Dick Lewis
Glen Rock HS                                        Diana Matos
Hackensack HS                                       Bill Schneberger
Hasbrouck Heights HS                                Janet Sisko
Lodi HS                                             Paul Sisko
New Milford HS
North Arlington HS
Northern Highlands Reg. HS
Paramus Catholic HS
Park Ridge HS
Pascack Hills HS
Pascack Valley HS
Ridgefield Memorial HS
Ridgefield Park HS
Saddle Brook HS
Teaneck HS
Waldwick HS
Wallington Jr./Sr. HS
Wood-Ridge HS

Academy of the Most Blessed Sacrament
AS Faust IS, East Rutherford
Glen Rock MS
Hackensack MS
Charles DeWolf MS, Old Tappan
Ridgefield Park Jr. HS
Holdrum MS, River Vale
Midland School #1, Rochelle Park
Pierrepont School, Rutherford
River Dell MS, River Edge
Union School, Rutherford
Tenafly MS
Wallington Jr./Sr. HS
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                                              2011 Teen Arts Festival
                                        Participating Schools and Liaisons

1. Academy of the Most Blessed Sacrament…………………………………………….…Marie Quartararo
2. A.S. Faust Intermediate School, East Rutherford…………………………………………….Lilliane Speer
3. Academies@Englewood..............................................................................................Sandy Meltzer
4. Barnstable Academy…………………………………………………………………….…Darlene Boniface
5. Becton Regional HS…………………………………......................................................Dawn Savincki
6. Bergen County Academies………………………………………………………………Dr. Rebecca Strum
7. Bergen County Technical HS, Paramus……………………………………………………....Jon Bercovici
8. Bergen County Technical HS, Teterboro…………………………………………………….Andrew Pfaff
9. Charles DeWolf MS, Old Tappan………………………………………………………….Camille Helsley
10. Cliffside Park HS…..…………………….……………………………………………………Angel DiRoma
11. Don Bosco Preparatory HS…………….……………………………………………..……Gaetano Cecere
12. Dwight Morrow HS…...……………………………………………………………………Gary Hollander
13. Elmwood Park Memorial HS……………………………………………………………………Lisa Higbie
14. Emerson Jr/Sr HS……………………………………………………………………………William Ullman
15. Garfield HS………………………………………………………………………………….Matthew Goetz
16. Glen Rock HS…………………………………………………………………………………...Debbie Cella
17. Glen Rock MS……………………………………………………………………………….Linda Tomaselli
18. Hackensack HS…………………………………………………………………………….Marybeth Berndt
19. Hackensack MS…………………………………………………………………………………Darryl Avery
20. Hasbrouck Heights HS…………………………………………………………………….Erin Schneeweiss
21. Holdrum MS, River Vale……………………………………………………………………...Julie Teitsma
22. Lodi HS……………………………………………………………………………………..…Dr. Ann Arella
23. Midland School #1, Rochelle Park………………………………………………………...Barbara Weiner
24. New Milford HS……………………………………………………………………………....Joe Andolino
25. North Arlington HS………………………………………………………………………..Martha Rosolen
26. Northern Highlands HS…………………………………………………………………..……Svea Bartlett
27. Paramus Catholic HS………………………………………………………………..Camille Lewandowski
28. Park Ridge HS……………………………………………………………………….………Lori Groveman
29. Pascack Hills HS…………………………………………………………………………Danielle Garretson
30. Pascack Valley HS……………………………………………………………..………..Christine Steinmetz
31. Pierrepont School, Rutherford……………….……………………………………….…..Connie DeFazio
32. Ridgefield Memorial HS,……………….….…………………………………Christina Thorry-Santiago
33. Ridgefield Park HS………………………………………………………………………..Dee Ann Harraka
34. Ridgefield Park Jr. HS……………………………………………………………………Dee Ann Harraka
35. River Dell MS……………………………………………………………………………..…Patrick Fletcher
36. Saddle Brook HS…………………………………………………………………………….Susan Rusciano
37. Teaneck HS……………………………………………………………………………………….Steven Bell
38. Tenafly MS………………………………………………………………………………………..Susan Toth
39. Union School, Rutherford…………………….………………………………………….Roxane DiVuolo
40. Waldwick HS……………………………………………………………………………...……..Jaime Ruch
41. Wallington HS…………………………………………………………………………..Paula Van Blarcom
42. Wallington Jr. HS……………………………………………………………………….Paula Van Blarcom
43. Wood-Ridge HS……………………………………………………………………….Melissa Manolakakis



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                                         Gourmet Dining Services at
                                  Bergen Community College, Paramus, N.J.

                                                              MENU




Chicken Fingers, 5 pieces…………………………..………...…………………..………..                                                        $5.00
             With Fries………………………...…………..…………………………….                                                            $6.00

Hamburger………………………………...…….…………..…………..…………………                                                                   $3.00
          With Fries..........................................................................................   $4.00

Cheeseburger…………………….………………………………………….………………                                                                     $3.25
            With Fries……………………………………….…………………………..                                                               $4.25

Hot Dog (with Sauerkraut or Onions)……….…………………………..………………                                                        $2.00
            With Fries………………………………………..………..………………..                                                             $3.00

Cheese Pizza, per Slice……………………………………….…………………………….                                                              $2.00

Garden Salad ………………………………………………….……………………………                                                                     $3.75

French Fries…………………………………………………………………………………                                                                      $2.75

Juices (orange & apple)…………………………………………...……….………………                                                             $2.00
Soda - Sprite, Coke, Diet Coke, Pepsi, Orange (cans)…………….…………………….                                              $1.00
Bottled Water…………………………………………………..…………………………..                                                                   $1.50


                      For Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Donuts, Bagels, etc., please visit
                        Dunkin’ Donuts located in the Ciccone Theater Lobby
                 and/or the cafeteria on the second floor of the Pitkin (main) Building.




                                             (prices subject to change)

           Please throw your garbage in the trash cans provided. Thank You!




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