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ZAK-PAC (Zakarak Performing Arts Convention) is an exhilarating and intensive theatre training program for students in grades 6 thru 12 providing up-close and personal instruction by professionals from top Regional Theatres, Universities, Broadway and Television!

You create a personalized weekend training program to suit your needs and abilities by choosing from a wide variety of group classes offered on levels from beginner to advanced as well as one-on-one private coaching sessions for your upcoming college or theatre audition. Students can also choose to compete in front of a panel of judges, all professionals in the business, in the categories of voice, drama, and dance, and each will receive constructive feedback and comments from the panel. The weekend culminates in a Finale Showcase Event performance where several top finalists from each competition category will be announced as a way to showcase the outstanding work and/or notable talent seen by the judges and teachers throughout the weekend. Top Finalists will perform at the Finale Showcase Event in front of a larger panel of judges and prizes will then be awarded to one top pick per category as well as one overall ZAK-PAC participant. Scholarships to future ZAK-PAC conventions will be awarded to runners-up. The Finale Showcase Event is a great close to an exciting weekend.

Whether you want to pursue a career in the arts OR you just want to become a better performer for your school, community theatre productions, or college auditions, ZAK-PAC helps you gain the training, confidence and inspiration you need.

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Our Classes

Once registered for a ZAK-PAC Program, students in grades 6 thru 12 of all levels and talents may participate in a variety of Master Classes, Competitions and Private Audition Coachings. This is your weekend to design for your needs and talents. All classes are taught in group settings except for the Private Coachings and Competitions. Please visit the ZAK-PAC Programs page for details, fees and descriptions. ZAK-PAC is here to inspire the theatre professionals of tomorrow! 




Our Teaching Artists

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Amy Dugas Brown

Business of Theatre

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Jeffrey Coon

Drama Improvisation

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Neill Hartley

Intro to Directing Private Monologue Speech

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Renee Chambers Liciaga

Theatre Dance

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Angela Bates Majewski


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Terry Marsden

Commercial Audition Workshop

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Dori O’Dea

Audition Technique Private Monologue

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Jennifer Polish

Show Choir

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Samuel Reyes

B'Way Hop-Hop

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Peter John Rios


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Chris Sapienza

Music Theory Show Choir

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Megan Schmidt

B'Way Jazz Tap

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Featured Guests

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Monica Horan, ZAK-PAC Ambassador

Monica Horan (appearing: OPENING and MASTERS’ Q&A) is best known for her role as “Amy” on Everybody Loves Raymond, and... View the Rest

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Michelle Kittrell

NY Agent, Michelle Kittrell (COMPETITION JUROR) works as a talent manager in NYC, representing some of the familiar faces you might... View the Rest

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Michael Ogborn

Michael Ogborn (teaching: AUDITION TECHNIQUE – VOCAL) was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA, and currently makes his home in... View the Rest

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Kiira Schmidt

Kiira Schmidt (teaching: BROADWAY SHOW AUDITION) has been a professional dancer in New York City for over 10 years. Kiira’s... View the Rest

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Contact Us

Have questions? Need more information? Fill out and submit the form below and a ZAK-PAC Team Member will contact you!


Zakarak Productions
203 Copples Lane
Wallingford, PA 19086
Ph: 610-565-7011
Fax: 610-565-2711



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