Partnerships

The Mason Gross Extension Division is proud to partner with several outstanding organizations during the 2015-16 academic year:

Zimmerli Art Museum
We are excited to join forces with the Zimmerli Art Museum to develop and co-promote a comprehensive visual arts curriculum for precollege students. The Zimmerli Art Museum will also feature a concert series featuring Mason Gross Extension Division faculty and students as well as Mason Gross collegiate performers and ensembles.  Click here to learn more and view course offerings.

American Ballet Theatre (ABT)
"America's Ballet Company®"
The Extension Division enters its fourth year working with ABT to offer unrivaled ballet training as one of only three American Ballet Theatre Certified Schools worldwide.  Our annual ABT Day brings students, families and instructors to campus for a day of workshops, classes and a performance by ABT's Studio Company.

Bravura Youth Orchestra (BYO)
The Extension Division and the BYO have collaborated to create a Young Artist Program for dedicated, gifted, and advanced young musicians—instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers— who seek the benefits of a comprehensive, performance-intensive precollege program (without having to drive to New York City each Saturday!).

Polestar Pilates® 
The Extension Division, the Mason Gross Dance Department (rated in the top five collegiate dance programs!), and Polestar Pilates have partnered to present the Polestar Pilates Teacher Training Program, the first evidence-based comprehensive Pilates teacher training program to be offered in higher education that meets the standards of the Pilates Method Alliance.  

Royal Conservatory Music Development Program
The Extension Division is now a founding school of this exceptional, internationally known, and highly regarded program promoting comprehensive music education and outstanding student achievement.

Associated Boards of Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM)
The Extension Division is proud to present ABRSM curriculum and examinations on campus during the 2013-14 academic year. Similar to the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program, ABRSM is an exceptional, internationally known, and highly regarded program promoting comprehensive music education and outstanding student achievement. 

New Brunswick Free Public Library 
The Extension Division is working with the NBPL to provide performers for a free lunchtime concert series.

coLAB Arts
The Extension Division moves forward with innovative and community-minded arts organization, coLAB Arts, as a partner in strART - a program committed to bringing local area high school students closer to professional arts experiences in their own community. We are part of a committed group of arts organizations, teachers, administrators, and most importantly students - all who are interested in networking with other schools, linking together with other creative people, and experiencing great theater, music, visual art, dance, film, and more.

New Brunswick Jazz Project (NBJP)
Our 2016 Rutgers Summer Jazz Fest is pleased to announce the NBJP as a program sponsor.  This and other NBJP collaborations to further precollege jazz education in the New Brunswick area are under way!

Puerto Rican Action Board (PRAB)
The Extension Division will continue is partnership with PRAB to provide Music Together® classes to PRAB's Family Success Center in New Brunswick, NJ. 

Rutgers Future Scholars (RFS)
Each summer, the Extension Division partners with the RFS program to support its goal of preparing academically ambitious high school students who come from less-advantaged communities with the skills needed to transition into the collegiate and professional world.