Royals Theatre Department

Upper School Theatre

Upper School Theatre at The First Academy allows all levels of theatre student to thrive and excel in a rich performance environment. Performers and technicians have multiple opportunities to serve and create both during and outside of school hours. The theatrical arts at The First Academy allow students to develop their talents and gifts in an environment that maintains a Biblical worldview, nurtures a Christ-like attitude and desires to develop Christian character among its participants.


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Extracurricular Theatrical Opportunities

Aside from the semesterly courses – Musical Theatre, Advanced Acting, Introduction to Theatre, Technical Theatre, Public Speaking – The First Academy’s Upper School Theatre Program offers the following annual opportunities:

  • Fall One Act
  • Spring Musical
  • In Class Coaching, Scene Work, One Acts, and Performance Opportunities
  • Chapel Performance Opportunities
  • Competitive State, District 5 Thespian Festival and State Thespian Festival Individual Events and One Acts Opportunities
  • Participation in the Central Florida Applause Awards
  • Membership in the International Thespian Society: Thespian Troupe 5165
  • English Speakers Union Shakespeare Competition

Our theater program proudly puts on two to four productions each year in our black box theater or other off-campus venues. Students have the opportunity to audition for these shows or serve as leaders on the Technical Team including positions such as stage managers, makeup and hair crew, costumes crew, publicity crew, and lighting and sound operators. Upper School students may also serve as Student Directors for Middle School Performances. Auditions and Tech Applications are open to all 9-12 grade students and are publicized throughout the school.

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Looking for more information? Contact Gabriella Headley about courses or theatrical opportunities.

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