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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.    

2020-21 Season

The Performing Arts department is committed to providing excellent performances this year. This year's concerts and theatrical productions will look slightly different and may be composed of both pre-recorded and live moments. For now, all performances will be virtual and available to watch online. Contact Steve Borowka, Performing Arts Department Chair, with any questions. 


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