Performing Arts Clubs seek to increase awareness and to discover the many talents among Victor J. Andrew High School's student body and share their aptitudes in music, dance, and theater. These clubs then in turn nurture, develop and showcase these creative talents.
CHOIRThe Musical Entity of Andrew High School. Students part of the choir are usually also part of the course during the school day. This group receives many performance invitations at VJA activities and for local organizations and businesses in the community throughout the year.Sponsor: Chris MoanEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgMeeting Information: contact sponsor for times, group meets in room 239
Social Media: Twitter- @MusicmoanCOLOR GAURDColor Guard is a performing component of the Marching Band that is trained in dance, flag, rifle and saber. Color Guard competes with the Marching Band at all competitions in the fall. Auditions only.Sponsor: Danielle BeatonEmail: email@example.comMeeting Information: Meets afterschool in various locations, contact sponsorDRAMA CLUBThe Andrew High School Drama Club is a great activity for anyone interested in theatre arts and no experience is necessary! Throughout the year, students will have opportunities to participate in field trips, fundraising, charity work, workshops, and production support for the year’s plays and musicals. Drama Club students are also actively involved in supporting and participating in other school activities, including athletics, music, and dance events. Every year, Drama Club members look forward to participating in the Homecoming events, Andrew Fest, attending the Illinois High School Theatre Festival, and recognizing student achievement at the annual Drama Club Banquet.Sponsor: Chris Budnick & Shelia Furey-SullivanEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.comMeeting Information: Meets in S-206 on every other Thursday between 3-3:45PMSocial Media: Twitter- @VJADramaFALL PLAYThe fall play presents students with the opportunity to act, assistant direct, assistant stage manage, construct sets and work on lighting, sound and running crews.Sponsors: Chris Budnick & Lauren RobinsonEmails: firstname.lastname@example.org Larobinson@d230.orgMeeting Information: contact sponsors, tryouts are usually late August.FALL PLAY TECHThe tech crew allows students to explore hands-on the field of technical theater, including lighting, sound, prop building, scene construction and design, special effects and stage management.Sponsors: Jake SalmichEmails: email@example.comMeeting Information: contact sponsorJAZZ BANDJazz Band educates students in the style of jazz, including Swing, Be-Bop, Blues, Latin, Funk and Rock. Membership by audition.Sponsors: Mark IwinskiEmails: firstname.lastname@example.orgMeeting Information: contact sponsorSocial Media: Twitter- @VJABands
MARCHING BANDThe Marching Band supports the school and community through excellence in a variety if music and marching styles. Membership is by audition only.Sponsors: Mark IwinskiEmails: email@example.comMeeting Information:Contact sponsorSocial Media: Twitter- @VJABandsORCHESISOrchesis showcases students’ choreography in a variety of dance styles in the PAC for a two-night performance in November. Try-outs are held the week of August 15th at 3:15 pm in the dance studio.Sponsors: Stephanie Germann Mary SwansonEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.comMeeting Information: Meets in the Dance Studio on a variety of dates, please contact sponsorPEP BANDTo support and increase school spirit at home basket- ball games and PEP assemblies performing music to fire up the team and keep the crowd cheering. Open to any music student.Sponsor: Angelo MakropoulosEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgMeeting Information: Meets starting after Marching season ends, contact sponsorSocial Media: Twitter- @VJABandsSPRING MUSICALThe Spring Musical gives students the opportunity to participate in a musical theater production through various roles, both on stage and behind the scenes.Sponsors: Chris Moan, Chris Budnick, & Kim McCullochEmails: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.comMeeting Information: contact sponsorsSocial Media: Twitter- @musicmoanSWING SHOW CHOIRThe Swing Show Choir is a performance group combining choral singing with choreographed movement or dance. They participate in various competitions throughout the year.Sponsors: Chris MoanEmails: firstname.lastname@example.orgMeeting Information: contact sponsorSocial Media: Twitter- @musicmoanVARIETY SHOWAll students are eligible to tryout for the annual musical extravaganza “The History of Rock and Roll”. Singing and dancing are just a part of this popular annual event.Sponsors: Julie Matix & Bobby MatzEmails: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.orgMeeting Information: Tryouts are Dec 1st. Rehersals are every Sunday (12/8 thru 3/1) from 12-4pmSocial Media: Twitter- @VJAvarietyshowWINTER MUSICALThe Winter Musical gives students the opportunity to participate in a musical theater production through various roles, both on stage and behind the scenes.Sponsor: Michael StephensenEmail: email@example.comMeeting Information: Performance is in December 2019. Tryouts and Callbacks held in late Aug/Early Sept.Social Media: Twitter- @VJADrama