2022-2023 Audition Information

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  • 2023-2024 Audition Information

    Thank you for your interest in the Theatre Program at St. Agnes Academy. Our 23-24 marquee season of plays and musicals will be announced in May with auditions for the Fall line-up of shows taking place in August, once classes begin.

    Until then, please fill out this interest form and check your inbox often for important updates and announcements.

    For questions about our Theatre Program please contact. Ms. Jewell Handy, Director of Theatre Jewell.Handy@st-agnes.org or Mr. Aaron McAllister, Director of Fine & Performing Arts Aaron.McAllister@st-agnes.org

2022-2023 Productions

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  • 2023 Main Stage Musical

    St. Agnes Performing Arts Department presents
    Bright Star - A New Musical 
    Music, Book & Story: Steve Martin
    Music, Lyrics & Story: Edie Brickell

    Thursday, February 23 at 7 p.m.
    Friday, February 24 at 7 p.m.
    Saturday, February 25 at 7 p.m.
    Thursday, March 2 at 7 p.m.
    Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4 at 7 p.m.
    Inspired by a true story and featuring the Tony®-nominated score by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Broadway’s BRIGHT STAR tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and ’40s. When literary editor Alice Murphy meets a young soldier just home from World War II, he awakens her longing for the child she once lost. Haunted by their unique connection, Alice sets out on a journey to understand her past—and what she finds has the power to transform both of their lives. With beautiful melodies and powerfully moving characters, the story unfolds as a rich tapestry of deep emotion. An uplifting theatrical journey that holds you tightly in its grasp, BRIGHT STAR is as refreshingly genuine as it is daringly hopeful.
  • 2022 Black Box Musical

    Thursday, September 29 at 7 p.m.
    Friday, September 30 at 7 p.m.
    Saturday, October 1 at 7 p.m.
    Thursday, October 6 at 7 p.m.
    Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8 at 7 p.m.

    Book and Lyrics Ryan Cunningham
    Music Joshua Salzman
    A modern-day musical love story, I LOVE YOU BECAUSE is a sweet and funny romantic comedy based on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. The Wall Street Journal called it "everything an off-Broadway musical should be ... a charming piece of work that will send you home smiling," and The New York Times concurred, praising it as "terrific, refreshing fun filled with wit and zest." And the acclaimed pop-jazz score by the new writing team of Ryan Cunningham & Joshua Salzman was hailed as "impressive, distinctive, tuneful and smart."
  • 2022 Fall Play

    Please join us for the SAA and SJ Performing Arts Departments' collaborative presentation of William Shakespeare's, A Midsummer Night's Dream. 
    7:00 p.m. Performances: 
    Thursday, October 27
    Saturday, October 29
    Thursday, November 3
    Friday, November 4 
    4:00 p.m. Performance:  
    Friday, October 28 
    2:00 p.m. Performance:
    Saturday, November 5 

    The magical story of order and disorder, reality and appearance and love and marriage begins at the Strake Jesuit Lowman theatre. As the story unfolds and the characters are charmed and transformed, the audience is invited to  travel with them  to view the second half of the presentation  through the enchanted forest and across the parking lot to the St. Agnes Academy Black Box Theater. Don't miss this very special evening of Theatre!

  • 2022 Messiah

    Handel’s Messiah

    Hallelujah! The SAA/SJ Mixed Chorus is returning to the stage!  From Oh, Holy Night to Handel’s Hallelujah, the tradition continues with the Mixed Chorus in concert at 7:00 p.m. on December 9 and 10 in Meyer Hall at St. Agnes Academy ~ live and in-person!  Purchase tickets online at www.st-agnes.org/tickets

    Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the Messiah through music this season!
  • Comedy Sportz

     Please check back here for updated information as it becomes available.

    The ComedySportz High School League® is the largest, most successful improv training program for high school students in the country. The High School League® empowers students to create their own theatre and nourishes their communication skills through improvisational theatre workshops and performances. It encourages their individuality and provides the forum to succeed or fail in a safe environment that combines showmanship and sportsmanship. The League provides an extracurricular activity that goes beyond stage work into everyday situations.
    Our students join students from Strake Jesuit to form our ComedySportz team. The team participates in competitions, performs for our community, and has a lot of fun. For more information on ComedySportz, contact Jewell Handy.
  • Winter Dance Concert

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    Jewell Handy 

    Director of Theatre Arts, Theatre Arts Teacher
    (713) 219-5467
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    Jeremy Wood 

    Performing Arts Chair and Director of Music
    (713) 219-5515