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Students performing Matilda the Musical
St. George and the Dragon
Students performing Matilda the Musical

The performing arts at Saint James School fosters well rounded learners and provides a structure for students to develop interdisciplinary skills while engaging in the arts.

The Theater Department produces three main stage productions each year in order to enhance students' experience in a project-based learning environment. Students are encouraged to claim agency in every realm of theater making. They may explore acting, dance, choreography, lighting and set design, direction, and stage management.

The performing arts curriculum begins during the second form, performing Shakespeare's text, playing with improvisation, and completing scene studies. By their fifth form year students have the opportunity to write, direct, and produce their own work.

The Kellam Auditorium is a 264-seat theater that affords young actors and technicians a colorful hands-on experience and an opportunity to bring theater to life.

Save the Date

2023-2024 SJS Theater Productions

Fall Play:
The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon

Fall Play 2023: The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon

November 3 and 4, 2023
7:30 pm

2nd Form Presents:
Saint George and the Dragon

St George and the Dragon poster 2023

December 20, 2023
7:30 pm

Winter Musical:
Shrek the Musical

Winter 2024 Musical: Shrek

February 22, 23 & 24, 2024
7:30 pm

Dance Showcase &
Senior Directed One-Act Plays

Mummers' Society - Senior One-Act Plays

Directed by our Senior Mummers
May 24, 2024

Upcoming Theater Productions

SJS Theater

MEdia Galleries for Past Performances