Acalanes DramaDons presents Macbeth

macbeth_posterThe Acalanes DramaDons proudly present Macbeth April 27, 28, 29 and 30 at 7pm in the Performing Arts Center little theater. Shakespeare’s Macbeth is a swift and relentless tragedy which uncovers the terrifying consequences of blind ambition. Set in medieval Scotland, a dark prophecy leads a warrior and his wife past the point of no return, in a world of ghosts, witches and battlefields. Shakespeare’s great story telling, compelling characters, catchy phrasing and illumination of the human experience all come to light in this production, directed by Ed Meehan, Acalanes’ drama teacher. Tickets are available in April during lunch at Acalanes High School and online from the web store.


Limited ticket sales available day of the show. Doors open at 6.30pm. Adults $12, Students and Seniors $7. Mark your calendar for a dramatic and suspenseful production performed by the talented Acalanes DramaDons, April 27,28, 29 and 30th at 7pm.

The Drowsy Chaperone

Please join the Performing Arts Department as we present The Drowsy Chaperone on March 3, 4 at 7pm and March 5 at 7:30pm in the Performing Arts Center.

The Drowsy Chaperone by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison is a farcical play within a comedy. The “Man in the Chair” is your guide as you navigate his favorite musical from the 20’s, The Drowsy Chaperone. The tale is one of slapstick comedy, improbable situations, a wedding that may or not may not happen, all strung together with snappy, upbeat 20’s influenced song and dance.

This annual production is a collaboration of Drama, Instrumental and Choral students who put together a Broadway musical every year.

These performances always sell out, so get your tickets early!

Tickets are $18 for Adults and $16 for Students and Seniors (60 and older)

Tickets can be picked up at AHS in front of the Attendance Office on days when lunchtime ticket sales occur (Feb. 18, 22, 24, 26, 29 and Mar. 1-4) and also on the AHS Webstore. Tickets may be picked up any day tickets are being sold or at the door on the night of any performance. Note that any tickets not claimed by 6:40pm on 3/3,4 and 7:10pm on 3/5 will be released for sale. Please plan on arriving early, as the House will be at capacity.
Performing Arts Boosters Meeting: Wednesday 12/2/2015
The Acalanes Performing Arts Boosters will meet on Wednesday, December 2nd in the Choral Room. This is a great opportunity to support the fantastic instrumental, choral and drama programs at Acalanes with your time and energy!

Welcome to the Acalanes High School Performing Arts Website

The Acalanes High School Performing Arts Boosters (APAB) is the non-profit organization established to support the choral, drama and instrumental programs at Acalanes High School.  APAB has three primary missions:

  • Fundraising - primarily for activities outside of the classroom such as tours, clinics, competitions, commissioning music or plays
  • Advocacy - communicating to the community about our programs
  • Recruiting - attracting students into Acalanes’ performing arts classes

We are dedicated to the prinicpal that all the performing arts at Acalanes are worthwhile, provide students with invaluable skills and confidence that will last them a lifetime, and are worthy of the community's support of time and money.

Check out the other areas of this site for an overview of the Performing Arts groups at Acalanes, upcoming performances and other events, and specific accomplishmenets and awards our students receive during the year.

Still have questions? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions section.

Thank you and we will see you at the show!

How Music Could Make You a Rocket Scientist

All of the talk about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is missing an A. There's a strong argument for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics)

"There is a very strong correlation between childhood engagement in the creative arts and measurable success later in life, researchers at Michigan State University have found." (continue [ABC World News 10/27/2013])

Pops Pictures!

Check out over 300 wonderful pictures from the recent Acalanes Pops Concert here. It was as always fun and amazing to see what these students can do.

All proceeds go back to the Sports Boosters and Gint Federas takes the photos own his own time!


Top 10 Skills Children Learn from the Arts
Check out this great article from the Washington Post

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