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Student Life

Performing Arts

The Performing Arts Department supports a variety of co-curricular opportunities in drama, choral, jazz 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 the course catalogue for a complete list of classes and see below for performance opportunities.    

Current Season

The Performing Arts department is committed to providing excellent performances and on stage opportunities for students. Watch this page for more information about this year's performances! Contact Steve Borowka, Performing Arts Department Chair, with any questions.

Fall Play - Open to students in grades 9-12. December 2023
7/8th Grade PlayOpen to students in grades 7-8. February 2024
School MusicalOpen to students in grades 7-12. April 2024
5/6th Grade Play - Open to students in grades 5-6 May 2024
One Act Festival - Open to students in grades 9-12. May 2024

US Jazz Concert  - once each semester
US Orchestral and Vocal Concert - once each semester
MS Concert - once each semester

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Friends Seminary — the oldest continuously operated, coeducational school in NYC — serves college-bound day students in Kindergarten-Grade 12.