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Student Life

Performing Arts

The Performing Arts Department supports a variety of co-curricular opportunities in drama, choral and orchestral music, and dance. Students are given the opportunity to grow as artists, collaborate with their peers, and perform beautiful productions of theater, music, and dance. See below for a complete list of opportunities and more information on how to reserve tickets.    

2017-18 Season

This year's lineup promises to be an exciting one! See below for information on shows, auditions, and performances. Contact Steve Borowka, Performing Arts Department Chair, with any quesitons. 

Upper School Fall Play: Frankenstein
Auditions: September 18 & 19
Performances: December 8, 9, 10

Middle School Play: Animal Farm
Auditions: December 5 & 6 
Performances: February 9, 10, 11

School Musical: Here Be Dragons
Auditions: January 22, 23
Performances: April 13, 14, 15

Fifth & Sixth Grade Play: Lockers
Auditions: March 5 & 6
Performances: May 10 & 11

Student Written and Directed One Act Festival
Auditions: TBA 
Performance: May 19

Upper School Winter Concert: December 14, 7pm
Middle School (6-8) Winter Concert: December 20, 5pm
Upper School Spring Concert: April 26, 7pm
Upper School Jazz Concert: May 9, 7pm
Middle School (5-8) Spring Concert: May 23, 5pm

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