Theatre

Unity Theatre Department

Audition Materials – “James and the Giant Peach”

Students must select one of the three songs provided to perform at auditions.  The lyrics do not have to be memorized, but it is strongly recommended.  Each song has guide vocals for rehearsal purposes and the accompaniment version will be used to sing with at the audition.
5th through 8th grade students are invited to audition for the drama production.  Auditions are on Friday, Dec 6th, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Black Box (room 140 in MS).  Students are required to stay the entire time. 

Everywhere That You Are (Lyrics pdf)
On Your Way Home (Lyrics pdf)
Right Before Your Eyes (Lyrics pdf)

Everywhere That You Are (Audition Guide mp3)
Everywhere That You Are (Instrumental mp3)

On Your Way Home (Audition Guide mp3)
On Your Way Home (Instrumental mp3)

Right Before Your Eyes (Audition Guide mp3)
Right Before Your Eyes (Instrumental mp3)

 

The Theatre Arts Department at Unity School offers a variety of opportunities for students to explore the many facets of Theatre.  From first grade all the way to Unity’s Middle School, students can discover and develop their passion for acting, producing, stagecraft and more.  Programs offered include:
  • Annual Mainstage Drama Production
  • Junior Thespian Society* and Thespian Festival
  • Advanced Theatre Arts, Creative Drama and Stagecraft elective courses
  • Shakespeare in the Park
  • 1st through 4th Grade After-School Drama enrichment

*International Thespian Society

The International Thespian Society (ITS) is a prestigious theatre arts honor society that is internationally recognized at the middle and high school level. The Society’s guiding principle is a dedication to excellence in educational theatre.

Unity Middle School’s Junior Thespian Troupe meets weekly and actively participates in Thespian Festival. Thespian Festival is a celebration of student achievement in the arts, and a one-of-a-kind immersion in acting, singing, writing, designing, and memory-making. Troupes from all over gather at Festival, performing in front of each other and panels of working arts professionals.  Feedback from these professionals help foster the growth of performance and stagecraft technique.