The Theater Department at Barrington High School provides students with a skills-based education in areas of performance and technical theater. The courses are open to all grade levels and consists of Theater I, Theater, II and Actor's Workshop (which may be taken multiple times). In addition to curricular programs, the department offers many co-curricular opportunities for students to continue to develop skills as artists and technicians in two main stage plays, one main stage musical, and student directed studio productions. The BHS Drama Club includes over 150 theater enthusiasts that fosters an appreciation of theater, as well as a more sensitive and reflective understanding of the world around them. Annual tour destinations include Illinois High School Theater Festival and Stratford Shakespeare Theater Festival.
THEATER FACULTY & STAFFPaula NowakTheater and English TeacherFall Play and Musical Director847-842-5083Amy Jessup-TilfordTechnical DirectorCo-Sponsor of Drama Club847-842-3259Brandon PembertonVocal Director for MusicalChoir Instructor