Theater Arts Program
Whitfield's many theater courses provide students with the resources needed to help them take risks, develop their imaginations, and learn creative problem-solving techniques associated with the performing arts.
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS: One credit of Fine Arts is required for graduation.
Students in the full-year middle school theater program are introduced to the many aspects of producing theater and understanding its important place in the world. They explore exercises and theater games and develop performance skills, such as concentration, observation, problem-solving, and imagination. Students have the opportunity to audition for the Middle School fall and spring plays.
Students develop their readiness for sophisticated performances and deepen their understanding of theater production, both as participants and audience. They have the opportunity to audition for the Upper School fall play and spring musical and participate in the student-directed one acts.