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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.    

2019-20 Season

We are so excited for this year's shows. Contact Steve Borowka, Performing Arts Department Chair, with any quesitons. 

Upper School Fall Play: The Art of Coarse Acting
Auditions: September 23 & 24
Performances: December 13, 14, 15

Middle School Play: Metamorphoses 
Auditions: November 25, 26
Performances: February 7, 8, 9

School Musical: Spring Awakening
Auditions: January 21 & 22
Performances: April 17, 18, 19

Fifth & Sixth Grade Play:  Across The Sky
Auditions: March 3 and 5 
Performances: May 7, 8, and 9

US Autumn Choral & Orchestra Concert: November 21, 7pm
US Jazz Winter Concert: December 11, 7pm
MS (6-8) Winter Concert: December 18, 5pm
US Spring Concert: April 29, 7pm
US Jazz Concert: April 30, 7pm
MS (5-8) Spring Concert: May 20, 5pm

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