"I have grown so much this summer  and in the past three years that I have been with you guys [the Pinedas]. I can honestly say that my life has been forever changed because of you."
- Briana Femia
Briana is a 2013 graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts drama deparament.
▲ Briana as Ivy Smith in On The Town, summer 2009.
"Being with the Pinedas has changed my life more than I can even express. It's not just a conservatory here, it's a family, a family I know I will always be a part of no matter where I am, what I do, and how I think. This will always be my home."
- Zach Love
Zach is a 2016 graduate of Muhlenberg College's education and theatre departments.
▲ Zach as Emmett in Legally Blonde, summer 2012. Zach teaches musical theatre at Union County's Performing Arts HS (APA)
► Our alums return for the annual Very Merry Pineda Holiday Spectacular, 2011.
"Whether I was an in an opera, the summer conservatory, or my weekly voice lessons with Val, the Pinedas have always created a positive, nurturing environment where talent and confidence can grow. They were instrumental in coaching for college auditions and in launching my career in the industry after NYU Tisch! I love the Pinedas!"
- Holly Curran
Holly is a 2012 graduate of NYU's Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute.
▲ Holly has appeared on TV and regional theatre and most recently made her Broadway debut in the 2015 revival of A View From the Bridge.
What Our Students and Parents are Saying
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