Millhopper Montessori School offers Performing Arts starting in pre-school to eighth grade. Each year the students perform a holiday vocal concert in December for their parents. Each pre-school/kindergarten class performs an end of the year parent appreciation show, and the first - eighth graders present an end of the year show every year that involves all elementary/middle school students.
Starting in first grade the students have a half hour Speech, Debate and Drama class once a week. In middle school it expands to an hour a week.
The Shakespeare Festival is a bi-annual event presented by the middle school at the historical Thomas Center.
The Spotlight Kids Performing Arts is offered after school, it includes drama club for third - fifth grades and a competitive drama club in sixth - eighth grades. Vocal Ensemble is offered to first - eighth grades.
The Middle School Drama Club students are members of the Junior International Thespian Society Troupe # 88928 and they compete at theater festivals each year. In November of 2015 the 18 member troupe entered 12 categories and earned 12 Superiors, out of the 12 Superiors, 4 won Best of Shows in the District, 1 Earned Critic's Choice to represent District One at State.
Check out the website at: www.thespotlightkidsperformingarts.com.