Performing Arts & Theatre
Ballston Spa High School is committed to providing the best opportunities for our students to experience and appreciate the arts.
Our goal is to provide our students with access to a high quality arts education in order to develop the full creative potential of all of our students.
District-Wide Music and Theatre Department Information can be found on the district webpage.
Music - Satisfactory completion of one credit in Musical Performance or Music in Our Lives may be used to meet the one credit of Art or Music required of all students to meet graduation requirements as prescribed by the NYS Education Department. Students may substitute a 5-unit sequence in music which must include Music In Our Lives and Music Fundamentals for the Foreign Language requirement of the Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation.
Theatre - Successful completion of Introduction to Theatre may be used to meet the one credit in Art or Music required of all students to meet the graduation requirements by the NYS Education Department. Students completing a 5-unit sequence in Fine Arts may use Introduction to Theatre as part of that sequence. Students may substitute a 5-unit sequence in Fine Arts for the Foreign Language requirement of a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation.
It's important to remember that your communication skills will help you throughout your entire life. Take the time now to perfect them. Taking a theatre course is helpful in developing these communication skills through verbal language as well as body language. You can learn how to best present yourself and express yourself!