Category Archives: Theatre – General

Download Link for A Midsummer Night’s Dream Now Available!

Our amazing parent videographer, Larry Berliner captured the magic of the Fall Play last semester. For the privacy of our students, please do not post clips from these videos publicly without approval from AVPA admin. Thank you! Here are links to the videos:

11/11/17 Performance:

11/18/17 Performance:


Faculty – Theatre

Faculty – Theatre

Jill Novick Creative Director, Theatre (310) 842-4200 x 3306       Jill Novick began acting as a child, and was fortunate enough to have been nurtured by a program very similar to AVPA at Mamaroneck High School called PACE (The Performing Arts Curriculum Experience) in New York. Jill performed in over twenty musicals… Continue Reading


Click here for the AVPA Theatre Google Calendar.

The Academy of Visual and Performing Arts Theatre department offers dynamic, experienced – based theatrical training. Students participate in collegiate level academic courses in Theatre History, Playwriting, Acting and Directing. Specialty performance-based courses include Voice, Movement, Shakespeare and Improvisation. Students interested in technical theatre are offered classes in Lighting and Set Design, Costuming, Makeup and Set Construction.

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Graduation – Theatre

Click link below to download or view the listing of Core Courses, Performance courses, Design courses, workshops and seminars that can be used to satisfy these requirements. THEATRE GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS   800×600 Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS: MAJOR IN THEATRE   In order to qualify for the AVPA Certificate… Continue Reading

Admission – Theatre

In addition to the application procedures for AVPA (see Apply button on right), admission to AVPA Theatre requires: New Applicants: For prospective performance majors – a one minute monologue (dramatic or comedic), must be fully memorized.  For prospective technical majors – prepare to discuss your theater experiences.  If you have a portfolio, please bring it. … Continue Reading

Classes – Theatre

Fall 2015   Convocation attendance is required once a month. Please see dates on classes main page. Dept Class/Workshop Title Course Times/Dates Location Faculty Theatre Playwriting-(Seniors) WLAC 110 3:15-4:45 T/TH 17 Elise Forier Theatre Stage Craft 3:15-5:15 T/Th Frost scene shop Kirsten Opstad Theatre Advanced Lighting 5:30-6:30 W Frost/BB Kirsten Opstad Theatre Improvisation  3:15-5:15 W… Continue Reading