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Annual Dessert Theater

May 1, 2018, 9:00 AM

We invite you to support the Honesdale High School Chorus students annual Dessert Theater​ as you enjoy an evening of music an desserts on Friday May 4, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. Tickets are $7.00 for adults…

Preston presents ‘Willy Wonka Jr.’

May 1, 2018, 9:00 AM

The halls of Preston Area School will be transported to a whimsical wonderland of sweets, songs and serendipity as students present “Willy Wonka, Jr.,” premiering May 4 and 5 at 7 p.m.

Two Consecutive Years Music Education Receives National Recognition

Apr 24, 2018, 9:00 AM

For two consecutive years, Wayne Highlands School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music…

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Honesdale Performing Arts Center 2019-2020 Season

Disney's Frozen Jr

Wayne Highlands Middle School proudly presents Disney's Frozen, Jr November 22-23, 2019

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Honesdale High School proudly presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame February 21-23, 2020

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Director's Blog

Study Boosts Children’s Academic Performance

The recent university research explored the educational and social benefits of taking school groups to watch live theatre performances. ​

How Studying Drama Can Benefit Students

As drama educators, we obviously believe that the arts should be a crucial part of a student’s academic experience. Do a quick web search of “why study the arts?”

Here’s How To Work Backstage On Broadway

So, being center stage in the spotlight during the eleven o’clock number isn’t your thing. Instead, your calling is creating the art the actors onstage can then live in for a few…

Every Actor Should be Involved Backstage At Least Once

It is often said that “actors without stagehands are naked people standing in the dark trying to emote on a stage.” This couldn’t be a truer statement. But yet, many actors are…

17 Twitter Terms Actors Must Know

I thought I’d break down some Twitter vocabulary (because it intimidates people). Even if you’re a pro tweeter, I strongly suggest reading this. I’ve included some advanced tips in…

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We are proud to support our students and honor the hard work they do in the performing arts. We invite you to support your local school community by making a donation. We depend on the generosity of…

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Disney's Aladdin Jr

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William Shakespeare born

According to tradition, the great English dramatist and poet William Shakespeare is born in Stratford-on-Avon on April 23, 1564. It is impossible to…

Every College Musical Theater Program is Different

Going through the college audition process is a learning experience. As families and students research performing arts training programs, they begin…

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