Drama Tag

Since we are blessed with talented students, we look forward to a new season of performances to highlight their gifted range this year. “From singing to dancing, from painting to broadcasting, from instruments to drama, we have an amazing showcase of talents—all used to bring glory to God. We hope you will join us as we share them with our school, church, and the South Florida community!” says Mrs. Lisa Wilson, Director of Fine Arts. Because we integrate biblical truths into the curriculum, we recognize that Scripture presents the fine arts as an integral part of our total development and worship...

[embed width="550" height="310"]https://youtu.be/LWwfKgrq_lc [/embed] Just as school began, WA Drama returned from a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Edinburgh, Scotland. More than just a summer vacation, this trip allowed our students to experience the rigor of a theater company, participate in workshops, and enjoy sight-seeing too. Last year, the American High School Theatre Festival (AHSTF) selected Westminster Academy as one of the high schools representing the United States at the Festival Fringe—the world’s largest and most prestigious arts festival! Joining artists from around the world, 17 WA students became the cast and production team of the fabulous, funny children’s show, Good Good Trouble on...

At the conclusion of the last school year, we announced that Westminster Academy’s Drama Department, under the direction of Mrs. Rachel Cox, was selected to perform at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Now, after a year of planning, fundraising, and cast selection, the trip is just two months away! Each August, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival turns Edinburgh, Scotland into the most magical and exciting place on earth. As part of the American High School Theatre Festival (AHSTF), it is the world’s largest and most prestigious arts festival. AHSTF Board of Advisors identifies the top high schools based on their most recent...

This year, Fine Arts added another production to their Spring schedule, but this time, it was our younger students taking the stage. Under the direction of Mrs. Patricia White, 96 lower and middle school students produced Disney’s Peter Pan, JR. Four shows later, packed audiences raved over the talent of the young cast. “The shows were phenomenal! I stand amazed at the talent and commitment of these young students. They devoted countless hours to the success of this show. Even the parents were committed—just the flying component required ten volunteers backstage,” said Mrs. Lisa Wilson, Director of Fine Arts. Furthermore, the faculty...

The Westminster Academy lower and middle school students are pleased to present Disney’s Peter Pan, JR., sponsored by Journey Kids Dental. The curtain opened on Wednesday night to a full room, nearly sold out! With over 1000 tickets sold, many plan take advantage of this special production this week. Based on the Disney film and J.M. Barrie’s enchanting play, Disney’s Peter Pan, JR. is a modern version of the timeless tale about a boy who wouldn’t grow up! Wendy Darling loves to tell stories to her brothers, Michael and John. But when her father announces she must move out of the...