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Parker Arts Shakespeare Festival

All students (regardless of campus) are invited to participate in the Shakespeare Festival sponsored by Parker Arts at PACE in Parker on March 27, 2019.  To prepare a selection to perform, please join us in our weekly Thespians lunch meeting (please register on SCHOOL STORE. - it's free!) or middle school students may attend just for fun by emailing Mr. Middlebrooks!

American Academy’s Got Talent!

An all school talent show featuring students and staff, will take place on March 1st, 2019 at our Castle Pines campus (but open to students, acts, and patrons from all campuses and of all ages). 


Hopeful candidates should prepare their own act along the lines of America’s Got Talent featuring music, dance, movie or stage scenes and songs, and other forms of entertainment (magic, juggling, comedy, etc.) and plan to audition on February 4th at the Lincoln Meadows Campus (for all campuses) for a panel of staff judges.  The most entertaining acts will be chosen to perform on March 1st in an evening program at Castle Pines.  Acts that feature multiple students will be given additional consideration, as will any students performing alongside staff members. 


Sign up for auditions HERE, and feel free to send Mr. Middlebrooks an email with any questions!


Session II ECA's

Our Session II ECA's are available for registration on the SCHOOL STORE.  Choose from:

  • Band or Orchestra
  • Rebel Choir
  • Academy Choir - (focusing on musical theatre ensemble)
  • Dance
  • Physical Comedy and Stage Combat
  • Scene Study
  • Acting Techniques
  • Rebel Drama
  • Destination Imagination (serves for credit for STEM and Arts Certification programs)
Elementary Summer Production 
American Academy Performing Arts elementary students (going into Kindergarten through 5th grade) will perform "Sleeping Beauty Kids" this summer. Camp will take place June 3rd through 15th. Students can register for either the morning camp 9am - 12pm or afternoon camp 1pm - 4pm. Registration will open on the school store starting February 15th. Space is limited. 
Middle School Summer Production 
American Academy Performing Arts middle school students (going into 6th grade through 8th grade) will perform "High School Musical Jr" this summer. Camp will take place tentatively July 15th through 28th. Students can register for this full day camp via the school store starting February 15th. Space is limited. 
Spring Showcase
American Academy Performing Arts Spring Showcase will take place on May 16th at PACE in Parker. Students in band, orchestra, choir and dance will showcase their hard work in a final piece for the year. 
American Academy Performing Arts presents “Shine” a solo and ensemble competition for musicians and dancers. This annual competition is designed to provide a superior performance and competitive experience while providing an event where your passion for the arts can be showcased. This event will take place on Friday, May 17th at PACE in Parker. Complete details and a link to register will be available here starting March 1st. 

Calling all Volunteers

Did you know volunteering within performing arts, counts toward your 40 school hours? AAPA has a number of volunteer opportunities. Visit HERE to sign up and see a complete list of current opportunities.


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