Multimillion-Dollar Renovation Complete at BergenPAC in Englewood

The nonprofit theater's overhaul includes a new stage and improved acoustics.

Group of people stands wearing hard hats and holding shovels outside of BergenPAC in Englewood
BergenPAC's renovations were finished in time for the nonprofit's fall season. Photo courtesy of BergenPAC

Guests will be greeted by a multimillion-dollar renovation at Bergen Performing Arts Center (BergenPAC) this fall.

“We’re providing a fully renovated performing arts facility that is going to be second to none, in which everyone in the community will be proud,” says theater founder Frank Huttle III. “[It’s] the heart of the economic engine downtown and also the hub for Bergen County as a whole. Our patrons will be coming to this beautifully new, renovated theater to enjoy the experience of the arts.”

Renovations include an LED marquee; a new stage; theater seats and carpeting; and an improved sound system and theater acoustics. 

Headshot of Tracy Morgan

Tracy Morgan will stop by the newly renovated BergenPAC on October 21. Photo courtesy of BergenPAC

Improvements extend to the center’s Performing Arts School, which boasts former students like Rachel Zegler, who this year won a Golden Globe Award for her lead performance in the 2021 remake of West Side Story, and Felice Kakaletris and Sophie Knapp, who were recently featured as orphans in NBC’s Annie Live!

“The Performing Arts School is the future and the foundation to truly make a difference in children’s lives,” says Huttle. “We’re making further investments in the school to continue what we started out in 2003 and 2004 [when the center reopened.]”

BergenPAC’s fall roster includes Tracy Morgan (October 21), Linda Eder (November 6) and Johnny Mathis (November 7).

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