Visual & Performing Arts

Fall 2017 Drama Production–Antigone


Visual Arts Classes Offered

  • 3D Design
  • Abstraction in Drawing & Painting
  • Advanced Drawing
  • Art for Social Change
  • Art in Perspective (required for all 10th grade students)
  • Book Making
  • Ceramics
  • Contemporary Art
  • Design
  • Digital Photography
  • Drawing & Design
  • Dynamic Collage and Drawing
  • Life Drawing
  • Illustration
  • Multi-Media Expression
  • Painting
  • Portraiture
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • AP Art History
  • AP Studio Art


Theater Classes Offered

  • Acting Intensive
  • Acting Studio
  • Dance Choreography
  • Dance Technique
  • Directing Class
  • Film Production
  • Improvisation
  • Middle School Drama Explore (A compilation of improvisation, the history of theater and Shakespeare, short skits, games, and activities to assist and develop public speaking skills)
  • Musical Theater
  • Play Production
  • Shakespeare Salon
  • Sketch Comedy
  • Theater for Social Change

Other Theater Opportunities

Crossroads Players Theater Productions
  • Fall Play
  • Winter Student-Directed One Acts
  • Spring Musical
Drama Club: Tour other schools with ideas for young audiences to ponder and discuss
  • 2011: Camp (themes about bullying)
  • 2012: (themes about social media)
  • 2013: A Day in the Life of an 8th Grader (themes about life in middle school)
Shake 38: City-wide event sponsored by the Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis
  • 2012: Love’s Labors Lost
  • 2013: Henry IV
  • 2014: Richard III
Annual Arts Festival

A once-a-year spring celebration of the arts at Crossroads that includes improvisation, Shakespeare, dance, live music, visual arts, face painting, and more


Music Classes Offered

  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Intro to Music (9th-12th grade, beginner and advanced levels offered)
  • Music Ensemble (9th-12th grade, beginner and advanced levels offered)
  • Music Explore Class (7th and 8th grade)
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Production Studio
  • AP Music Theory (10th-12th grade)

Music Activities & Clubs

  • Cello
  • Chamber Ensemble (flute and strings)
  • Choir
  • Jazz Band Ensemble
  • Middle School Flute Trio
  • Musical Mondays (weekly performances, open to all grades)
  • Open Music Studio (offered four days/week, open to all grades)
  • Saxophone