Performing Arts

  • Performing Arts

    District 742 students engage in the performing arts through the production of plays and musicals every year. Elementary students often experience residencies through the Minnesota Opera or children’s theater groups; moving into junior high students are able to produce their own dramatic work as well as perform a play or musical each year. Tech and Apollo High Schools both produce 2 or 3 major works a year, including a major musical every other year.

    During the 2015-16 school year, students were able to engage in dramatic work through a variety of residencies and school produced productions, including:

    • Clearview Elementary and the Minnesota Opera
    • Westwood Elementary and the Prairie Fire Children’s Theater, Robin Hood
    • Talahi Elementary and the Prairie Fire Children’s Theater, Wizard of Oz
    • North Junior High Immersion Program and Chinese Peking Opera
    • Apollo High School: Fiddler on the Roof, The Railway Children
    • Tech High School: A MidSummer Night Dream,
    • North Junior High
    • South Junior High: Dorothy in Wonderland
    • Kennedy Community School: Girl with the Golden Locks