Theater 

Our UHS Theater Program offers students a wide variety of experiences in acting, theater production, and technical theater.  The department produces three major shows and hosts a Spring Student Drama Series, which highlights advanced student work.

In The UHS Theater Program, You Can:

  • Learn to act and perform on stage
  • Choreograph musical numbers
  • Produce or direct a show
  • Design and create stage sets
  • Manage lights, sounds, or props for a production
  • Become a young playwright

Theater Beyond UHS:

  • UHS performed at the 2006 Edinburgh Fringe Festival
  • Students have been finalists in Magic Theater’s Launch Pad playwriting contest and Beach Blanket Babylon’s Scholarship for Acting
  • Students regularly attend summer programs in theater, including: Northwestern University’s High School Institute in Theater, New York University’s CAP 21 program in musical theater, and CSSSA’s acting program
  • Bay Area professionals come in to work with students on various aspects of acting

Facilities and Resources:
Renovated in 2001, our theater is a state-of-the-art facility. Some features include:

  • Raked seating with an audience capacity of 400
  • A technical mezzanine with professional lighting and catwalks
  • A “Juliet” balcony
  • Optimum acoustical designs
  • Cutting edge audio and visual technologies
  • Digital and computer capabilities

 

ARTS RESOURCES: 

2016–17 UHS Arts Calendar

SPRING 2017 CONCERT PODCAST
UHS MUSIC PODCASTS
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