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



The AP Studio Art Show 
Thursday, April 6, from 5:00–7:00 p.m.
in the Jackson Street Lounge & Gallery 

UHS Spring Musical: Into the Woods
Friday & Saturday, April 21 & 22
at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 23 at 3:00 p.m.
at the UHS Theater

Wide Perspective: 
Works by Eileen P. Goldberg
Show: February 3–March 30
Opening: February 3, 5–7 p.m.
in the Jackson Street Gallery 
& Lounge 

2016–17 UHS Arts Calendar

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