Addison Repertory Theater

ADDISON REPERTORY THEATER (A.R.T.) (Grades 11-12) Half Day, 120 minutes daily, m-f.  

This program offers students an opportunity to create and run a theater company.  Students are responsible for all aspects of production:  technical, management, performance, research, and writing. Under the guidance of a theatre professional, an English teacher, visiting artists and special guests, students will produce a Fall and Spring season of shows for presentation in schools, theaters and public spaces throughout the county.  The English portion of A.R.T. explores classical dramaturgical literature, as well as related fiction and non-fiction writings. Students will be required to write journals, plays, and non-fiction, conduct research and complete a portfolio which includes nine polished pieces.   Two tracks:  Technical (A.M.) and Performance (P.M.).

Prerequisites: 10 credits on transcript, successful completion of two English classes, and completion of A.R.T. program application and meeting with program instructor.

Credits: 3 credits per year (.5 embedded fine arts credit, 1 applied English credit and 1.5 elective credits).


Those individuals applying to A.R.T. must complete an additional application art-questionnaire-rev-11-22-16.

Check out A.R.T.’s website for more information:

Related careers: actor; playwright/screenwriter; lighting or sound technician; set designer; costumer; theater manager.

ENRICHMENT:  National Unified Auditions in New York City,

National Art Honor Society Chapter,


A student in ART Technical with her mentor displaying a completed capstone project

A student in ART Technical with her mentor displaying a completed capstone project.

Prom dress

A student in ART Technical hems a prom dress.

Bridge School students welcome and enjoy the ART Children's Show this Fall.

Bridge School students welcome and enjoy the ART Children’s Show this Fall.

Steve and Izzy






Photos from “A Tuna Christmas”

Tuna Christmas


*******************************************************************Student written Ten Minute-One Acts


Designed by Siobhan Haggett, A.R.T. Technical Student


Other productions



Photos by Trent Campbell, Addison Independent,