Drama Tag

Westminster Academy junior, Caroline Cespedes, was selected for a second year to be one of 25 South Florida high school students to represent the Broward Center For The Performing Arts as a Teen Ambassador. Caroline has always had a great passion for the arts, and with this privilege, she will have the opportunity to view the hottest Broadway shows, extraordinary ballets, captivating operas, enchanting symphonies, and the charming family-fun series shows.You can see all of her reviews and behind-the-scenes experiences via her social media posts on Facebook @popartreviews. It’s a great way to see what’s happening at this world-class venue right in...

A familiar face is walking the WA halls with a new purpose. This week we welcome back Mrs. Lisa Wilson as our Director of Fine Arts.Mrs. Wilson is a graduate of Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey, having studied organ with Robert Carwithen and conducting with Joseph Flummerfelt. She spent 12 years as the Upper School Chorus Teacher before moving to Augusta, Georgia. She was instrumental in forming the fine arts program at WA, where under her direction, the choir consistently won superior awards in national competitions and performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral and famous European...

Save the date—April 6 & 7, 2018—for this year’s play of You Can’t Take It With You, a fast-paced comedic story of a zany family in the late 1930s. This family and the eccentric friends that live with them do not conform to what is considered the typical family constructs and instead march to the beat of their own drum collecting snakes, making fireworks in the cellar, composing outrageous plays, and a plethora of other odd hobbies. They do not concern themselves with joining the workforce or paying taxes. However, when their daughter, Alice, joins a big company and falls in love with...

Westminster Academy now has an official troupe in the International Thespian Society with 18 members and growing! The International Thespian Society is an honor society that recognizes, encourages, and rewards students for work in all aspects of theatre. ITS is a division of the Educational Theatre Association and has over 2.3 million student members. ITS students are honored at a national level and can compete in local, state, and national competitions and provided opportunities and resources outside of the school system. We excited about the many possibilities and future events for ITS Troupe 1870!Congratulations to the inaugural inductees:Tim Bibbee Caroline Canada Spencer Carlisle Caroline Cespedes Dawn Erlich Ava Gaus Emily...

Just a quick reminder that registration is now open for Discover, Westminster Academy’s after-school and enrichment activities. Please click here to log in or create an account and register your student for classes.Please see below for the latest offerings for the first quarter of school:Project Artwork with Mrs. Beaupied (Tuesdays 3:10 p.m. to 4:10 p.m. in Art Room) Golf (Thursdays 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on WA Soccer Field) Cheerleading (Fridays 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Music Room) Sewing (Mondays 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Art Room) Art with Patty Moore (Wednesdays 3:10 p.m. to 4:10 p.m. in Art Room) Bright & Smart Robotics (Mondays 3:15 p.m to 4:45 p.m. in Room 108) CSI (Creation Studies Institute) (Thursdays 3:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. in Art Room) Board Games Club with Mr....