The Mission of the Performing Arts Department at SMCHS is to offer the Highest quality in Performing Arts education by engaging students in creative, thought-provoking, and artistic aspects of each discipline regardless of ability and experience. Our comprehensive Performing Arts Program allows our students to explore their creativity, celebrate the arts, grow in faith, and share their talents with the community. Our charge is to produce excellent performances thereby serving the ultimate goal of creating good citizens capable of understanding, appreciating, and advocating performing arts in society. Being active in Performing Arts is about:
- Creative expression
- Working together in a supportive environment in order to accomplish something beyond our individual abilities
Our students are engaged in creative, thought-provoking, and artistic aspects of each discipline regardless of ability and experience. Our comprehensive performing arts program allows our students to explore their creativity, celebrate the arts and share their talents with the community.
There are many different ways in which you can be a part of the great tradition of a Performing Arts education at SMCHS. We need both patrons and performers! If you are interested in donating to the proposed SMCHS Center for the Arts or offering your time, talent or treasure please contact Performing Arts Department Chair Francisco Calvo at firstname.lastname@example.org
Auditions for each program vary. Please email the specific director to schedule an audition for choir, band, dance, orchestra, and theater. You can email the directors directly by clicking the "staff" link to the right.
To review a teacher's individual webpage, please click on "classes" or "staff" to the right. For video clips of various performances, please click on "video."
Read the Latest Edition of the Eagle Arts Magazine by clicking here
Performing Arts Courses Offered:
Advanced Women's Choir
Chamber Choir Honors
Ms. Tania Ayoub, Theatre Teacher/Speech and Debate Teacher, Cappies and TAPA Comedy Sportz Advisor
Theatre IB 1
Theatre IB 2
Theatre Arts Production
Dance/Dance TeamMs. Arielle Kalina, Director of Dance
Steel Drum/Percussion Ensemble
Steel Drum/Percussion Honors
Advanced Placement / International BaccalaureateMr. Tom Smith, Assistant Principal, Student Services, IB Music Teacher
Ms. Amanda Duncan, Director of Percussion, Handbells Teacher, AP Music Theory Teacher
Music Theory AP
IB Music Theory HL 1
IB Music Theory HL 2
IB Music Theory SL 1
IB Music Theory SL 2
Additional Courses offered:
Eagle Regiment/Color Guard
Please view the course catalog for complete descriptions.