Theater productions, often combined with music and dance, are a vital part of elementary education and occur frequently in all the elementary schools.
Beginning in fifth grade, students at Walker can perform with the after-school club First Act which offers students free theater experiences both on stage and behind the scenes.
Buford is proud to provide a full year course of Theatre as well an after-school enrichment program for those students unable to fit theater into their schedule. Buford Theatre attends the Virginia Theatre Association festival and performs around the community.
TheatreCHS offers a host of opportunities for thespians, whether students wish to take theater classes or participate as an extracurricular activity. The CHS theater program participates in Virginia High School League competitions such as one-act performances and various design and costuming challenges. Besides major productions, theater students enjoy performing for their peers and teachers, at the elementary schools, and at their annual student-directed Dessert Theater. The season’s highlight is the spring musical, which delights crowds in the Martin Luther King Performing Arts Center.
For More Information
Aaron Eichorst, Fine Arts Coordinator