• THEATRE

    Theatre

     
    Michael E. Pierson, Fine Arts Supervisor
    Jonathan Mark Rogers, Theatre Arts Specialist
     

    PH: (571) 252-1580

    FX: (571) 252-1635

     The LCPS Theatre Arts Department provides students a challenging, sequential, authentic instruction program consisting of: Play Production, Theatre History, Dramatic Literature, Acting Styles, Improvisation, Playwriting and theatre criticism with an emphasis on the creative process. The Theatre Arts program develops critical thinkers, communicators, collaborators and problem solvers while providing experiences to make real life connections. Theatre Arts is a fine arts elective for grades 9-12. Middle school students are offered Exploratory Dramatics at nine "pilot" schools in the county.
  • Secondary School Curriculum

    These curriculum pages are "living documents", check back frequently for the addition of curricular resources.
     

  • Program Overview

    The LCPS Theatre Arts Department provides students a challenging, sequential, authentic instruction program consisting of: Play Production, Theatre History, Dramatic Literature, Acting Styles, Improvisation, Playwriting and theatre criticism with an emphasis on the creative process. The Theatre Arts program develops critical thinkers, communicators, collaborators and problem solvers while providing experiences to make real life connections. Theatre Arts is a fine arts elective for grades 9-12. Middle school students are offered Exploratory Dramatics at nine "pilot" schools in the county

  • Theatre Safety

    LCPS follows the model of "safety first" in all of our programs. The following guide goes in detail to the many ways we keep our theatres and students safe.

  • Accomplishments

    LCPS is very proud of the accomplishments of our theatre arts programs. Our students continue to excel in every aspect of theatre arts.  
     
    VHSL One Act District Champions - Stone Bridge High School
     
    VHSL Regional One Act Champions - Briar Woods High School & Riverside High School
      
    VTA Honorable Mention for Excellence - Loudoun Valley High School
     

    NYA Theatre Awards -

    Rock Ridge High School for Outstanding Production, Belmont Ridge Middle School for Outstanding Production

    Several students county-wide received NYA Acting Awards. (Belmont Ridge, John Champe, Eagle Ridge, Rock Ridge, Riverside, Smarts Mill, Trailside Middle Schools)

     
    ETA THEATRE ADVOCACY AWARD - Anthony Cimino-Johnson, Director Rock Ridge Performing Arts
     
    ETA EDUCATOR OF THE YEARRebekah Hess, Rock Ridge High School
     
    ETA ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR - Jonathan Mark Rogers
     
    NBC RISE Award given to Heritage High School for their commitment to Theatre Arts education
     
    CAPPIE Awards - Dominion, Heritage, Loudoun Valley, Rock Ridge, Riverside, Stone Bridge, Tuscarora High School
     
    LCPS is the only school division in the state of Virginia to offer three Dual Enrollment classes in Theatre Arts
     
    LCPS & LCPR presented the Improvathon (featuring students from across the county) at the Franklin Park Arts Center
     
    MIDDLE SCHOOL THEATRE PILOTExploratory Dramatics will be offered at nine LCPS Middle Schools (Belmont Ridge, Eagle Ridge, Farmwell Station, J. Michael Lunsford, Mercer, River Bend, Seneca Ridge, J.L. Simpson and Trailside Middle Schools).

     

  • High School Ticket & Show Information

  • Middle School Theatre Arts

    LCPS has a new theatre arts program with select middle schools in the county. This progran will allow students to further explore the many aspects of theatre arts. The class will introduce the student to the following topics; communication, social skills, mime, pantomime, clowning, improvisation, speech, vocal production, movement and characterization. The program will prepare the student for further theatrical study at the high school level.
      
    Exploratory Dramatics will be offered at 11 LCPS Middle Schools (Belmont Ridge, Eagle Ridge, Farmwell Station, Harper Park, J. Michael Lunsford, Mercer, River Bend, Seneca Ridge, J.L. Simpson, Trailside and Willard Middle Schools)

     

  • Middle School Ticket & Show Information

  • Theatre Auditions and College Information


     

  • Cappies

    LCPS participates with the Critics and Awards Program in the DC Metropolitan area. Please contact your local school for more information. For more information on the CAPPIES organization, please visit the following website.  CAPPIES

Last Modified on July 23, 2020