Theater

"Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. " - Romans 12:2

North Valley Christian Academy's musical production of Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

NVCA has a robust and thriving K-12 theater arts program. Our annual all-school musical is presented each spring in addition to other special seasonal productions throughout the school year. Theatre curriculum is taught and presented in a way that embraces, encourages and supports biblical world-view. Students are encouraged to uphold biblical standards and truth in their choices as creative and artistic individuals and as future leaders.

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Why Theater?


 

Elementary Theater & Wellness

Grades K-2: NVCA Students gain valuable experience as they begin to use their imaginations and are introduced to the world of theater. Biblical integration into the curriculum is what makes our theater program outstanding. Students learn about acting, mindfulness, puppetry, prop making, movement & dance, pantomime, voice, ensemble work, rhythm, focusing energy, stage directions, basic concepts of blocking, becoming a character, active listening and performance. Principles of mindfulness & wellness are also integrated into our theater program to assist in promoting healthy lifestyle choices. 

Grades 3-5: NVCA Students gain valuable experience as they continue to use their imaginations and are introduced to the world of theater. Biblical integration into the curriculum is what makes our theater program outstanding. Students also learn about acting, story telling, character development, observation, mindfulness, puppetry, prop making, movement & dance, pantomime, voice, ensemble work, rhythm, focusing energy, stage directions, basic concepts of blocking, becoming a character, active listening and performance. Principles of mindfulness & wellness are also integrated into our theater program to assist in promoting healthy lifestyle choices. 


 

Middle & High School Theater

Theater Arts for our middle and high school students includes a robust and vigorous curriculum from a biblical worldview that includes:

  • History of Theater 
  • The Importance of Theatre in Society
  • Technical Theatre 
  • Set & Prop Design
  • Costume & Make up
  • Theatre Production
  • Characterization
  • Script Writing & Analysis
  • Stage Movement
  • Stage Combat
  • Musical Theater
  • Voice(Articulation, Projection, Variety, Diction, Accents)
  • Acting / Directing
  • Improvisation
  • Teamwork
  • Theatrical Critique
  • Pantomime
  • Front of House Concepts
  • Story Telling
  • Self-Awareness
  • Cultural Appreciation
  • Theatre in History

 

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High School Technical Theater & Media


Our technical theater program is offered to high school students and focuses on areas of production quality, set design and construction, and multi-media producing. 

Students gain valuable life experience working with state of the art equipment including LED Color technology lighting boards, sound design mixers, professional video cameras,  Broadcast-Tricaster, 3D printers, specialized and integrated software and more. 


 

Welcome to NVCA Theater!

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Elementary theater

 

The NVCA Promise

Steadfast in faith, NVCA is committed to a Christ-centered education that can transform lives and touch communities. Our role is to help define and reinforce a deep sense of God-given value, purpose and meaning in the pursuit of knowledge and growth in Christ for a transforming influence on the world. An NVCA education forms the foundation upon which all academic pursuits are built thereby enabling students to reach their full educational potential.