Our Mission is to Model

JapeScape Productions Offers

The Golden Rule & Manners

Themes of non-violence,
Peace and Safety

Judeo-Christian Principles

While teaching creative expression that builds

Confidence – Stage Presence – Acting Skills – Character – Imagination – Originality – Courage


Team Spirit


  • Music & Movement / Drama for Preschools
  • Trained teachers who travel to your site after school
  • Teen Electives / Teen Improvs
  • Special Last Day Performances
  • 1 1/2 to 2 hour Sessions for 6 or 8 weeks
  • Flexible School Timing –  During or after school, evenings, weekends, holidays, vacations
  • Classes held at a variety of venues, including public and private schools, libraries, churches, camps, scouts, bookstores, businesses, birthdays and more
  • Works in conjunction with existing programs... so that everyone gets a chance to shine!
  • Meets State Curriculum and Standards
  • Fully Licensed and Insured
  • Early Childhood Certification

John “Jape” Payette is based in the Greater North Shore/ Boston area as a Drama Teacher, Director and Personal Acting Coach, Actor, Story-teller, Writer, and Entertainer.
Jape has been in the Theatre Business for over thirty years, including Stage, Voice-overs, Story-Telling, Commercials, TV/Film, & Radio.
Jape is a published author of Scenes for youngSTARS! for grades K-5 and the children’s adventure series, Jape the Grape Ape from Outer Space
He’s an accomplished singer/songwriter of original pop and children’s songs.