Program Overview

The Castleberry High School theatre program aims to provide a positive outlet and creative artistic involvement for students to develop artistic competence, sensitivity, and purpose. Instructors seek to invigorate students with intellectual and creative challenges and to assist each in developing critical thinking skills. 

Instructors of the Theatre Arts Department hope to inspire, nurture, challenge, and empower students and audiences to raise levels of consciousness and compassion through the taught curriculum. Each instructor is committed to the belief that knowledge of and participation in Theatre Arts is central to human existence.

Program Goals

  • Theatre as therapy: to enhance students’ personal growth and development, and self discovery- developing self-confidence, teaching group work, etc.

  • Theatre as life enrichment: to produce aesthetically responsive citizens with life-long interest in the arts.

  • Theatre as social and recreational activity: giving the student a break from academic activities, fulfilling the same needs of a sports activity.

  • Theatre as training: as preparation for continued and future studies in the field.