Performing Arts

Ursuline offers a dynamic curriculum in Performing Arts, with students presenting more than two-dozen live performances each year.

Performances Across Disciplines

Ursuline Academy offers a variety of classes in Music, Dance, and Theatre. 

Music includes the three disciplines of Choir, Orchestra, and Band. Dance offers classes covering Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary; with concentrated classes in Hip-Hop and Tap. Theatre produces a Fall Play, Spring Musical, and a student produced Spring Play. Additionally, theatre classes include a variety of Performance and Technical Theatre classes.

Fostering the Ursuline Mission

Students address Ursuline’s mission with the development of the individual and building community. By working in a creative, cooperative environment, students foster the importance of collaboration.

A Broad Curriculum

The curriculum includes: Fundamentals of Acting, Improvisation, Hip-Hop, Tap, Musical Theatre, Color Guard, Jazz Choir, and many more. Interpersonal Communication, a general elective offered uncovers the tools needed to become future leaders.

Orchestra
Orchestra
Choir
Spring Musical: Legally Blonde
Spring Musical: Legally Blonde
Spring Musical: Legally Blonde
Spring Musical: Legally Blonde
Fall Play: Ash Girl
Fall Play: Ash Girl
Fall Play: Ash Girl
Fall Play: Ash Girl
Spring Musical: Annie Get Your Gun
Spring Musical: Annie Get Your Gun
Spring Musical: Annie Get Your Gun
Spring Musical: Annie Get Your Gun

Past Performances

2019-2020
Fall Play: And Then There Were None (by Agatha Christie)
Spring Musical: 9 to 5, The Musical (Music by Dolly Parton)
Spring Play: These Shining Lives (by Melanie Marnich) and Proof (by David Auburn)

2018-2019
Fall Play: The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon (by Don Zolidis)
Spring Musical: Mary Poppins (Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Roberts B. Sherman, Book by Julian Fellowes)
Spring Play: A Trio of Comedies: So You Wanna be a Cheerleader (by M.G. Davidson),
An Absolutely True Story (As Told by a Bunch of Liars) (by Ian McWethy), and Dinner With The McGuffins (by Chris Sheppard and Jeff Grove)

2017-2018
Fall Play: Much Ado About Nothing (by William Shakespeare)
Spring Musical: Fame, the Musical (Music by Steve Margoshes, Lyrics by Jacques Levy, Book by Jose Fernandez)
Spring Play: Hystria (by Elizabeth Cartwright and Mary Alice Perkins)

2016-2017
Fall Play: Ash Girl
Spring Musical: Legally Blonde
Spring Play: 12 Angry Jurors

2015-2016
Fall Play: Midsummer Night’s Dream
Spring Musical: Annie Get Your Gun
Spring Play: And A Child Shall Lead

2014-2015
Fall Play: Ashland Falls
Spring Musical: Anything Goes

2013-2014
Fall Play: Shakespeare for the Modern Man, Lesson One: Macbeth
Spring Musical: Wizard of Oz

2012-2013
Fall Play: Almost Maine
Spring Musical: Crazy for You

2011-2012
Fall Play: The Government Inspector
Spring Musical: On The Town

2010-2011
Fall Play: Blythe Spirit
Spring Musical: Bye-Bye Birdie

2009-2010
Fall Play: The Taming of the Shrew
Spring Musical: Steel Pier

2008-2009
Fall Play: Rumors
Spring Musical: Brigadoon

2007-2008
Fall Play: Homefront
Spring Musical: The Pajama Game