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Summer Thriving- The Beloved Julie Andrews

“Supercalafragalisticexpealadocious.” (Mary Poppins)

Julie Andrews is timeless.  She was born in 1935 in England.  She began acting and singing as a child. Her lifetime resume includes performances on Broadway, television and film.  She is...

Spring Musical Showcase

Every spring, our school produces a Broadway musical.  It’s a beautiful time of celebrating the talents of our students both on and off the stage.  I am always amazed at the skill level of the students.  The students worked hard all year in...

In a World Where Anything Goes

In a world where Anything Goes…

In just a few weeks, months of preparation and hard work will come to life on the CCA stage with our production of Cole Porter’s Anything Goes. When it premiered in 1934, our country had fallen on hard times, and...

Shakespeare's The Tempest: Director's Note

The heart of any great work of art or literature is its ability to communicate, reflect, and comment on the human experience. Playwright Oscar Wilde once wrote, “I regard theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a...

Auditioning: What I Learned When I Didn't Get the Part

I first fell in love with acting in CCA’s 7th grade drama class. I was so excited to perform in the play. I was even more excited to have found my passion. I continued to do several plays, summer shows, and drama classes. I soon began...

The Easiest Way to Help Children Memorize Scripture

Your word I have hidden in my heart, that I might not sin against You. –Psalm 119:11

At the end of each school day, the pre-grammar music room turns into the game room for the after school students. I hear snippets of the students’ day, answer...

Les Misérables: God's Redeeming Love

It was London, 1995.

Les Misérables: From the Stage to the Street

A soft, safe place to land. We all have one.  The overstuffed chair in the corner.  The way-too-cozy bed that makes it nearly impossible to cheerfully greet a winter morning.  Strong arms.  A quiet car.  What would your day be like without it? 

God's Faithfulness on Display in a High School Play

Go to any play or musical, and 9 times out of 10, you will see within the first few pages of the playbill an article entitled “Director’s Note.” This is where the director outlines their vision for the play, highlights any specific artistic...

Music Lessons 101: A Parent's Guide to Private Lessons

When should my child begin music lessons?

There is no shortage of research proving music instruction is vitally important in the development of the whole child, but many parents wonder when a child should begin taking lessons and what kind of...