"Theater has given me the chance to try things I never thought I could do. On stage, I am able to step out of my comfort zone and create something that people love to watch. Being able to perform here at VA, with the incredible cast and crew, has allowed my true self to shine through." - Sarah '19
Vermont Academy Theatre Arts (VATA) provides four production experiences a year, andelective coursework. The season consists of two plays, or, one play and one musical, a student-generated piece and a 24-hour play festival. VATA strives to select shows that reflect who our students are and expose them to realities different from theirs. VATA’s coursework introduces students to Theatre, then, should the students choose, deepen their knowledge and skills in areas such as theatre styles, acting, and theatre technology.Every year, the Vermont Academy theater program produces a musical, a play, a student generated production, and a 24-Hour play festival. This multi-genre season offers the entire VA community to enjoy, and learn from a well-rounded year of theater.