South Orange Performing Arts Center 1 Trenchard Pl, South Orange, NJ07079 The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) is a world-class performing arts space in the middle of South Orange,…More featuring music, theater, dance and comedy. In addition to entertainment events, the Center hosts a variety of performing arts education programs including, Performances for Schools, ArtWorks, New Jersey Youth Theatre, TADA! Youth Theater and Lydia Johnson Dance. The facility's loft and theater are available to rent for private functions. There is also a Clearview Cinemas on the ground floor. SOPAC opened in November 2006 and is located next to the South Orange train station and has its own lot, which is used for commuter permit parking during the day.
The South Orange Symphony holds three to four free concerts per year at South Orange Middle School (SOMS). The…More orchestra also performs at fundraisers. Amateur musicians are welcome but must audition for seats. The Symphony awards scholarships to student string players, providing private lessons, and is funded by patrons and advertisers.
The group has about 50 members and rehearses every Tuesday at SOMS from 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Some members are from South Orange and Maplewood, but musicians also come from as far as Pennsylvania and Jersey Shore. Robert Helmacy has been the conductor since 1972.
The group sponsors a yearly Artist Competition. Winners are awarded $500 upon performing a solo on their instrument at a regularly scheduled performance. Call 973-729-5275 for membership queries.
Let's RISE Life Coaching 181 Village Rd, South Orange, NJ07079 Let's RISE is a life coaching and counseling service based in South Orange, serving the town and surrounding areas. Led…More by life and career coach Sydney Davis, the company offers clients a wide range of counseling services, including individual and group sessions. Davis works closely with clients to help coach them through personal and professional problems and help them reach their goals. The services offers a wide range of groups and workshops that are open to the public, including mother-daughter workshops, "Conscious Parenting," "Straight Talk: Assertiveness Training for Girls," "Girl's World" (for middle school girls)," "Get Your Groove Back" and "Couple Communication & Appreciation," among others. Call for more information or for a schedule.