The Arts

Overview

Welcome to the Arts!

It’s about artistic expression.  There is an arts concert, event, play or art exhibition every month during the school year.

Our performance students consistently receive special and statewide recognition at regional theatre and music festivals, visual artists take high honors at county and state competitions and St. Francis dancers perform in concert, special events, competitions and liturgies.

An integral part of the school curriculum and community, our art students develop their interests with beginning through advanced classes in music, theatre, dance and visual arts.

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Performing & Visual Arts
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The school has a vibrant academic arts program with over twenty courses in visual and performing arts.  An integral part of the school curriculum and community, our art students develop their interests with beginning through advanced classes in music, theatre, dance and visual arts.

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Patrons of the Arts

Support the Arts by joining Patrons the Arts Parent Organization. The Patrons are responsible for coordinating volunteers for all arts performances and exhibits, working with the Arts Producer to organize events and receptions, and assisting arts faculty in various ways.

Patrons of the Arts

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Volunteer for Arts

Throughout the year the Arts Department has many performances, events and shows that would not be possible without the support of our community. It is through your patronage, and service that our Arts Program continues to grow and thrive. Take a few moments to view our upcoming Arts volunteer opportunities. 

Volunteer Opportunities

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ARTS Tickets on-sale Now!

Dance Concert 
Friday Nov 16, 2018 – Saturday Nov 17, 2018 

Christmas Music Concert 
Saturday Dec 1, 2018 | 7pm

Quilters 
Friday Mar 22, 2019 – Saturday Mar 30, 2019

Dance Showcase 2019 
Thursday Apr 11, 2019 | 7pm

PURCHASE ARTS TICKETS

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Chicago: High School Edition

In roaring twenties Chicago, Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover, and convinces her hapless husband, Amos, to take the rap…until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another “Merry Murderess,” Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the “American Dream” - fame, fortune, and acquittal.  

This popular show will surely sell-out -….and all that jazz.  Tickets are available now HERE.

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Ivanna Forero Pretto ‘19 Artwork in the Crocker

Congratulations Ivanna, your artwork “Cremes” is wonderful! Everyone should head over to the Crocker Art Museum Kingsley Inspirations show before Sept. 2, 2018 to check out Ivanna’s piece, which drew from Wayne Thiebaud’s “Boston Cremes”. 

Alumna profile

Meredith Ray ‘14

Meredith Ray ‘14 graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Santa Clara University in Communication and Spanish. She is headed to Seattle in August for a full time job with the Seattle Seahawks in their Digital Media department. #TroubieForLife

Wow! That is an exciting industry to work in and we will follow up with Meredith in the fall for an update on her new career with the Seahawks. 

We are so proud of all our Troubies and want to share your news too! Send an email to Dawn Winston ‘91 at dwinston@stfrancishs.org

Alumna profile

Kayla Morrow ‘15

Kayla Morrow ‘15 is currently studying Strategic Communication with a double emphasis in Public Relations and Advertising at Northern Arizona University. This summer she will be attending Regionals and Nationals with her Flagstaff baton team where she will compete in solo and team events. The medals she is wearing are from placing in her solo routines at a competition in April. She has been twirling since she was 7 and her teacher was Danielle Muller ’00. Kayla’s sister, current Troubie Olivia ‘20 is also a twirling student of Mrs. Muller.

Alumna profile

Greta Gerwig ‘02

Greta Gerwig graduated from St. Francis Catholic High School in 2002. While at SF, Greta was part of the Dance program, Chamber Choir and numerous theatre productions. She played in SF’s shows “Into the Woods,” “The Boy Friend,” “Pippin,” and “The Apple Tree,” as well as Lenaea Festival showings with SF for “Antigone,” “Final Dress Rehearsal” and “Ladies of the Tower,” for which she was a Lenaea medalist.