Unity Theatre Department


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.