Families First


The Count Basie Center for the Arts is pleased to offer the following opportunities for members of New Jersey’s Families First program:

  • Count Basie Center Performing Arts AcademyFamilies-First
    • 50% off classes (excludes Lakehouse Music Academy, Jazz Arts Academy and TV Talent 3).*
    • Financial aid and scholarships available for all programs – please contact the Education Department at 732-224-8778 x125
  • Mainstage Performances
    • Four (4) free tickets to select shows at the Basie Center. Look for the ‘Families First’ mark on individual event pages for qualifying performances and simply show your card at the box office.**

The Count Basie Center mission is to inspire, educate and entertain through its distinct and engaging cultural and artistic offerings that reflect the diversity of the region. As a nonprofit organization, the Basie is committed to enriching the community’s quality of life by generating opportunities for participation in the arts, partnering with schools, collaborating with other mission-based organizations and driving regional economic prosperity.

* Other exclusions may apply. For more information, call 732-224-8778 x 125 | ** While supplies last.