The Drama Department includes students from the Lower School through the Upper School. The program curriculum is comprised of performance technique, stagecraft, elements of design and multi-genre theatre studies.
The department performs at least two major on-campus productions each year. Typical Spring time productions include a musical. Drama also participates regularly in thespian competitions at the district and state levels.
Many classes are offered to students that may be interested to learn about drama as a whole, whether it be on stage, backstage, or otherwise. Introduction to Drama is a course that is offered to student to provide the four main foundational concepts of drama: script analysis, performance, directing, and design.
An acting class is offered to students that have a desire to expand their knowledge of the performance arts for stage and film. Members of this class have the opportunity to attend Florida Thespian competitions and collaborate with local film studios to received feedback from seasoned directors and performaners to help shape performance resumes and portfolios.
Additional curriculum is offered for Technical Theater and Costume and Makeup to further the foundational skills for stage and film. Each class allows for hands-on approach and to develop various skills which are invaluable for growth as they move on to university and professional careers.
Drama productions are open to all students through an audition process. Students in Middle and Upper Schools can also be involved in their respective thespian troupes.