High Tech High School Students Join 686 Talented Emerging Artists from 40 States and will be provided with Unparalleled Creative and Professional Development Opportunities MIAMI, FL (DECEMBER 6, 2019) – HIGH TECH HIGH SCHOOL of SECAUCUS, NEW JERSEY congratulates students TAMOE CARR AND ASIA GUZMAN on becoming 2020 National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) winners. HIGH TECH...

High Tech Music & Audio Tech Majors Perform Motown Hits at APME Conference

(New York, NY–June 14, 2019) Eighteen students from High Tech High School’s Music & Audio Tech Major performed a set of songs honoring the Motown era at New York University’s Frederick Loewe Theater, part of this year’s Association for Popular Music Education (APME) Conference, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. APME encourages and...Continue reading

High Tech’s Music and Audio Technology Department Featured in This Month’s Sound & Communications Magazine

(Port Washington, NY–May 23, 2019) High Tech’s Music and Audio Technology department has been featured in this month’s Sound & Communications Magazine, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. “It is really a terrific piece that highlights the music program,” notes Trista DeFilippis, Supervisor of the Academy of Media, Visual and Performing...Continue reading

High Tech High School Musical Theatre’s Evita Receives Two Rising Star Award Nominations

(Millburn, NJ--May 6, 2019) High Tech Musical Theatre’s production of Evita received two Rising Star Award nominations from Paper Mill Playhouse, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Junior Sara Bartoszek, a resident of Hoboken, received a nomination for Best Featured Actress for her portrayal of the “Mistress”, and Trista DeFilippis, head...Continue reading

National YoungArts Foundation Recognizes High Tech’s Carlos Hernandez and Tomoe Carr This Year

(Miami, FL–April 22-26, 2019) National YoungArts Foundation announced High Tech Graphic Arts major Carlos Hernandez, a resident of Jersey City, a finalist for Photography, while Dance major and North Bergen resident Tomoe Carr earned an honorable mention for Hip Hop this year, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Both Hernandez, named among...Continue reading

Students Get Sneak Peak at High Tech Dance Department’s “Novum”

(April 10, 2019–Jersey City, NJ) As the High Tech dance majors and their instructor, Trista DeFilippis, prepared for the spring show, Novum, they invited Explore students to sneak a peak during their final dress rehearsal. The students were thrilled to see a number of the pieces from Novum, that were all student choreographed; one of...Continue reading


High Tech Dance Department continues its 2018-2019 season with their annual Spring Dance Showcase, Novum: A new beginning. Directed by Trista DeFilippis, Novum stars dance majors who will present their own choreography which is the culmination of year long projects. These dancers create their own works, choose their own music scores, light and costume their own...Continue reading

High Tech Dance Alumnus Idaliz Cristian Goes on Tour with Singer/Songwriter Khalid, Appears in His Latest Video, too

(Los Angeles, CA–March 11, 2019) High Tech Dance Department alumnus Idaliz Cristian (Class of 2017), currently on tour with singer/songwriter Khalid, has just been featured in Khalid’s latest video for his song “Talk,” announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. In 2017, Khalid received five nominations at the Grammy Awards, including Best...Continue reading

Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice’s EVITA

Performances March 22nd and 23rd at 7pm, and Sunday March 24th at 2pm. Tickets are reserved seating and are $15.00 High Tech High School 1 High Tech Way Secaucus, NJ 07094   High Tech Musical Theatre continues its 2018-2019 season with the epic Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice musical, EVITA. Directed by John Zisa and Musically Directed...Continue reading

“Hamiltunes” Brings Hamilton to High Tech

(Secaucus, NJ–January 25, 2019) Over 200 Hamilton fans gathered in the Main Stage Theater for the High Tech Performing Arts Department’s first “Hamiltunes: An American Sing-along,” announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. An officially-licensed, karaoke-style sing-along, “Hamiltunes” raised funds for the High Tech Musical Theatre Department. The successful show, inspired by Lin Manuel Miranda’s Tony...Continue reading

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