Winter Arts Evening: Thursday, January 16
ORIGINAL WORK – from IB Theater – 5:00pm
Kahn Family Theater – Dennis Gallagher Arts Pavilion
Then head just a few blocks away for...
WINTER CONCERT - Students performances and Staff/Faculty Choir - 7:00pm
Taube Atrium Theater – 401 Van Ness
Admission is free and all are welcome. RSVP to Concert at Taube Atrium Theater:
- Fall Musical: The Fantasticks
- Winter Arts Evening
- Student-Directed One Act Play Festival
- Middle School Back-à-Dos Production
- Spring Play: 1984
- IB Art Show
- French Bac Option Theater Performance
- May Arts Showcase
- Back-à-Dos 40th Anniversary Celebration
This year's fall musical is The Fantasticks.
Music by Harvey Schmidt; Lyrics by Tom Jones
Directed by Brad Cooreman; Musical Direction by Alistair Hamilton
Every year, our Back à Dos theater performs a full-length musical with high school students, directed by a faculty member with the support of a vocal director and musical director. Our student orchestra plays the score.
Showing: November 7, 9, 13, 15 at 7pm
November 17 at 2pm
This year's spring play is 1984.
Directed by Michelle Haner and Marie Walburg-Plouviez
1984, a dystopian novel by English novelist George Orwell, has been adapted for the stage by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Halls and William A. Miles Jr.
Showing: March 19 and 20 at 7pm; March 21 at 2pm; March 25, 26 and 27 at 7pm
The IB Art Show celebrates the impressive portfolios of Grade 12 students IB students. The works on display showcase the fruits of a rigorous two-year investigation into a range of themes. Through in-depth experimentation, research, and reflection, students produce thought-provoking works in a range of carefully selected art media and styles, reflecting each student’s unique voice.
Showing: March 20 at 5:00pm
The May Arts Showcase includes the May Project: faculty-led project with student actors often includes more experimental work or collaborations with outside theater trainers; Spring Concert: students share their musical explorations with works practiced both in class and independently; Middle School Arts Evening: Middle school students have the opportunity to showcase their artistic talents during this celebration; film, and more!
- May 14 - Theater at 5pm and Spring Concert at 7pm
- May 15 - Film at 4pm and Theater at 7pm
- May 18 - Middle School Arts Evening at 6pm
For 40 years, our Back-à-Dos theater has brought the stage to life with student and alumni performances.
All alumni are invited to celebrate Back-à-Dos' 40th Anniversary on May 30th at 7pm in the Arts Pavilion! More information and RSVP here.