The CAPA Academy

Spring Semester


Registration Price: $400

Registration Fee: $25

Materials Fee: $30


Musical Theatre Intensive is for students who are seeking a rounded musical theatre experience in acting, singing, and dancing! This course will begin with a week of acting and dance workshops prior to auditions for the semester’s musical production. Classes will culminate with a final production of Curtains (Young@Part) where students in both MTI I and II will exhibit their talents to family and friends.

Classes will be held at the Exit 82 Rehearsal Studio located at 34 Main Street in Downtown Toms River.



Musical Theatre Intensive I will be open to students in Grades 3-5. Musical Theatre Intensive II will be open to students in Grades 6-Up.



From January 28th-April 9th

MTI I: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6pm-7pm

MTI II: Tuesdays and Thursdays 7pm-8pm

Students in MTI II may be asked to come early based on production needs. A supplemental rehearsal schedule will be sent out when the production is cast.

From April 7th-April 28th MTI I and II: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6pm-8pm

There will be no class on April 14th or 16th.

Dress Rehearsal: April 30th* 5:30pm-8:30pm

Performances: May 1st and 2nd*

Friday: Actors are to arrive at 5pm // Performance at 7pm

Saturday: Actors are to arrive at 12pm // Performance at 2pm

*Dress rehearsal and performance dates are subject to change.



Curtains (Young@Part) will performed at a TBD Theatre within the Toms River School District.


Registration Price: $350

Registration Fee: $25

Creative Drama is a class where students use role-playing and basic creative drama exercises to bring scenes and stories to life. They will participate in theatre games, improvisation and scene studies that encourage creativity, self-expression, and self-confidence. 

Classes will be held at the Exit 82 Rehearsal Studio located at 34 Main Street in Downtown Toms River



February 5th-May 6th, Wednesdays 7pm - 8pm

Showcase: TBD May



The Creative Drama showcase will be performed at the Exit 82 Studio Theatre located at 73 Main Street in Downtown Toms River.


Registration Price per Cycle: $320

Registration Fee: $25

Join Aziza Callahan in a private, weekly, one hour session where we will focus on your musical theater goals! Each class cycle lasts 4 weeks and is open to singers of all ages and experience levels. Together we will expand your range, develop your audition repertoire, discuss the finer points of acting while singing, and bringing style to your audition materials. To help build self-confidence and show off your work, you will perform once a cycle in front of a live audience of your peers and family! 


Instructor Bio:

A graduate of ASU, Aziza Callahan, has been singing and performing her entire life. She settled in New Jersey and has performed in a variety of shows, including (Rumors, Legally Blonde, Mamma Mia, Indian Head, etc.). Aziza Callahan started her teaching career at the School of Rock in Red Bank, NJ, in 2014, where she mainly focused on rock, punk, pop, and jazz music. Since then, she has opened her own business traveling all over New Jersey, teaching piano and vocals. She has partnered with Exit 82 to help performers in Toms River reach their highest potential in a safe and affirming environment. 


Saturdays, February 8th - February 29th

Time slot: TBD on an individual basis, after registration 

Showcase: TBD 



The Vocal Coaching showcase will be performed at the Exit 82 Studio Theatre located at 73 Main Street in Downtown Toms River.


We support the education of our local students.

2020 Scholarship applications are now open! 

Completed applications and additional requirements need to be received by midnight April 5, 2020, in order for applicants to be considered. No late submissions will be accepted.​




  • Students/Residents of the defined geographical location of the Greater Toms River Area. Ex: Toms River, Manchester, Beachwood, Pine Beach, etc. Sending school & home sending district need to be within the Greater Toms River Area. Please note: Preference will be given to Members of Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce, their employees and the children of either.

  • All scholarships are open to adults as well as graduating high school seniors.

  • Applicant must have a 3.0 weighted GPA at the time of application.

  • Applicant must rank in the top 50% in high school class ranking. (if currently attending high school).

  • High school/college transcript - required for eligibility - (unofficial transcript accepted).

  • Applicant must have been involved in their community in some manner.

  • Applicant must have either work experience or school activities.

  • At least (1) teacher/coach recommendation. Continuing Education Applicants may use a professional reference

  • An essay (250 word minimum) How do you believe the GTRCC Foundation Scholarship will help you achieve your career goals? 

  • If selected,  you will be invited to join us the evening of Monday, June 8th for our Annual Scholarship cocktail reception (Details to follow). 


Exit 82 Studio

34c Main St.

Toms River, NJ 08753

Exit 82 Studio Theater

73 Main St., 2nd Floor

Toms River, NJ 08753

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