Spring Classes Moved Online!

Congratulations to all of our wonderful students. And thank you to their families. We’ve been hearing great feedback from both kids and parents about how much fun the kids have been having, and how meaningful it has been for them to connect with their theater friends.


Parents have been generously sharing
their feelings with us:

“Riley just asked me if she had her class this week. It was the highlight of her week last week. She has been talking about it nonstop. Thank you for finding a way to make this happen for the kids. You have no idea how much it helps them to have this normalcy in their life.” - Ami D.

“This class has been great for Sarah and Jacob. As always, I’m amazed with your ability to keep the kids so interested and involved - especially now and in this format. Thank you and please reach out if there’s anything I can do to help out any of you.” - Jessica S.

“Thank you for everything you’re doing to keep some semblance of normalcy and for making this work during this strange time. Amelia and Ellie really needed this and enjoyed it! The kids miss their EYT family and really appreciate being able to participate virtually. Stay well.” - Ashley H.

Read more testimonials here!


And then, our amazing students made history when they successfully performed in Essex Youth Theater’s first ever online Recitals! All the magic of live theater, all the joy, and that indescribable feeling of accomplishment, that made the kids just glow.


Here’s what parents shared about the online performances:

“Thank you so much! We really appreciate how you found a great way to continue the class and even have the recital. Rita was truly excited to perform yesterday and felt very proud. I feel really proud of her and the group as well. It was actually a really cool experience! Thank you again for all of your impressive, hard work and stay well!” - All the best, Amanda F ❤

“I just want to say "BRAVO". What a great job you and the children did with their virtual play. It was a lot of fun to see. Janet, I appreciate, as always, how kind, patient and caring you are to Mia. You truly are a great teacher and a wonderful person. Thank You. “ - Kim D.

“The online recital gave everybody the front row! We can zoom in other family members on another device so they can participate as well. Thanks for all of your hard work and determination to keep this going through this very trying time.” - John F.

Read more testimonials here!


We congratulate all of our students, not only for their talent and creativity, but also for their indomitable spirit.

With love and gratitude,
Janet and everyone at Essex Youth Theater

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