Welcome visitors! Thank you for visiting the theatre department's site at St. Johns Public Schools. St. Johns has a long history of excellence in the arts including theatre, boasting a program that mentors over 200 students from grades 6-12. The St. Johns Theatre Department is committed to supporting performing arts opportunities for students throughout our district. During the academic year our program offers a tremendous number of production opportunities for students, including a fall musical at the high school, participation in the Michigan Interscholastic Forensics Association (MIFA) theatre competition, a musical at the middle school, and a forensics team that competes through MIFA's individual events program. Our program's unique production array offers students with highly diverse backgrounds and interests a means to express their creativity. Please feel free to explore our site and to share any comments or questions you may have. Enjoy your stay!
Students who participate in theatre within the St. Johns Theatre Department learn ...
The ability to problem-solve.
The ability to work well with others.
The ability to meet deadlines.
The ability to adapt to change.
The ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
The ability to think on their feet.
The ability and the willingness to make decisions, and to accept responsibility for those decisions.
The ability to build a strong work ethic.
The ability to develop strong organizational skills.
Finally, the gift of creativity!