Coming for a school matinee? Stay after the performance for lunch on campus, and a show in the Novins Planetarium! Lunch is available for purchase in the Larson Student Center, with special packages available for school groups. Lunch and Planetarium visit must be booked in advance, so please inquire about lunch packages and Planetarium shows when booking your trip.

Programs include: School n’ Stage matinee programs, workshops and master classes, and CAMP (Community Arts and Music Programs) presented by the Wintrode Family Foundation. We are proud to coordinate the Ocean County Teen Arts Festival, host the NJ Teen Arts Festival and the NJ Poetry Out Loud Region Three Contest.

The Grunin Center wishes to thank the following Sponsors and Supporters who make the Schools n’ Stage program possible:

  • The Ocean County Board of Commissioners
  • The Wintrode Family Foundation
  • Ocean County College Foundation
  • Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

Workshops and Master Classes

We offer special opportunities  for selected high school and college students to work directly with our Grunin Presents artists for workshops and master classes here at Ocean County College. Past programs include Neil Berg, Ailey II, The Church Sisters, New York Voices, Bernie Williams, Broadway’s Next Hit! Musical, and Mandy Gonzalez: Fearless.