SJCCA Drama Department Home Page

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Welcome to the Drama Home Page!

Email: [email protected]     

The 2017 NYC 8th grade trip is SOLD OUT. 

Please see Ms Nance if you would like to be put on the Wait List (have your signed registration forms with you!)  If a space should become available the first person on the Wait List will be offered that spot and will have 24 hours to make their deposit before we offer the spot to the next student.  

NO additional Chaperones will be accepted.


Hey There DRAMA Parents!

Are YOU are registered as an Approved Volunteer with the St. Johns County School District.  Go to the district website to fill out the on-line school access form       (  )  Lots of Drama activities coming up!  Be ready, Get approved!



What  has the Drama Dept been up to?

2016-2017 School Year ROCKED!

James-the-Giant-Peach-Jr-CTA-LogoWHAT A FABULOUS SHOW!  Great job Cast, Crew, Singers & Dancers!

March 28, 2017    St. Augustine Amphitheatre



We started with in-house festival  here at Murray where we welcomed guests from  Gamble Rodgers Middle School for   THESTIVAL!  (Nov’16) 

then on to District 1 Festival (Jan’17), Keystone Heights HS, where we came home with 5 Best of Shows 

The journey ended in Orlando where we ROCKED STATE FESTIVAL (Feb’17)   Great job Thespians on your 7 Superiors and 4 Excellents at State.  Way to GO!     District 1 Critics Choice “Welcome to the Renaissance”  represented D1 at the Opening Ceremony then went on to get a Superior in Large Group Musical!


Give My Regards to Broadway

The gang in Times Square

The 8th grade NYC Field Studies in November was a BLAST!  What an exceptional trip: 17 kids; 4 Chaperones; a record breaking 6 Shows; 3 Workshops; 3 Backstage Tours; the Alumni Dinner; plus meeting Evan Gray, Richard Mover, David Hibbard;   all adds up to ONE GREAT TIME!



Congrats to Theatre 1 and Theatre 2!  

T1 & T2 kids wrote and produced their own short plays based on favorite fairy tales.  “Tea and Fairy Tales” was FABULOUS!  (April ’17)



Theatre 3  had us rolling in the aisles with their Shakespeare spoofs  “To Date or Not To Date” and “Seussification of Romeo and Juliette”   (May ’17)



Congratulations to the Theatre 4 / 8th Grade Directors: Lillian Baker, Mia Hammond, Sara Hanzl,  Gillian Wright, and Stage Manager,  Devon Philcox.    Everyone did a fabulous job on  AP THEATRE!   Well done!!!!

State Website:    Fl Jr Thespian  website


Weekly Agendas for Drama classes…

Classes for the most part will be conducted with the following format:

Warm-ups;  Instruction/Activity/Rehearsal;  Regroup & Wrap-up