Designing for Prep Program's production of Macbeth began with a class investigation into what life was like in 11th Century Scotland. After unanimously agreeing that even though we would not want to live there, our costuming would reflect the period rather than setting the story closer to the present day. (We made a creative exception for the witches because Willow was committed to the use of glitter and a rainbow color palette).
Asheville Performing Arts Academy is expanding its programming to offer students who are choosing the 100% online option for their school education in the Fall the opportunity to attend our School by the Stage, APAA's virtual learning support center.
New York, NY– Asheville Performing Arts Academy students Hogan McLamb and Ceili Taft joined Junior Theater Festival ALL STARS from across the country to workshop Music Theatre International’s Broadway Junior cutting of MADAGASCAR JR, July 21st-25th at an exclusive MTI musical theatre camp in New York City. JTF ALL STARS were chosen for their talent at the 2014 Junior Theater Festival, Atlanta, Georgia, where the Asheville Performing Arts Academy received Excellence in Ensemble for their performance piece from ALADDIN KIDS.
The 2017-2018 Academy and Prep Academy season concluded with the annual Academy Awards ceremony on Friday, May 18th. Families and students from both programs were in attendance to celebrate the student's achievements from the past year through a dinner and show.