Saint James
Saint James School
Montgomery, Alabama

Saint James School Theatre

Saint James School Theatre

The theatre program at Saint James School is designed to be a hands on, practical experience. Classes include Theatre Fundamentals, Theatre Arts I and II, Technical Theatre I and II, and Theatre Production.

Students in grades 6-12 are invited to audition for our shows and have many opportunities for artistic expression and growth as a young person. We compete at theatre competitions throughout the state and are recognized as one of the premier programs in Alabama. Our modern theatre facility includes a true proscenium theatre and a spacious rehearsal space.

Many students in theatre at Saint James have graduated and continued their love for theatre with an easy transition into their chosen fields. Many Saint James Theatre alumnni have gone on to work as actors, directors, writers, and technicians for theme parks, regional, Hollywood, Las Vegas, London, and Broadway theaters.

Attend one of our world-class productions and see firsthand what an exceptional theatre program we have at Saint James School!

Mr. Lonny Harrison, Saint James School Director of Theatre

Mr. Harrison, The Saint James School Director of Theatre, moved to Montgomery in 1996 to work at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Since then he and his wife, Susanne, made Montgomery their home. The 2017-2018 academic year marked Mr. Harrison's 20th year at Saint James School.

Mr. Harrison attended the University of South Alabama for undergraduate school where he received a BFA in Theatre. He attended the University of Florida and the University of Alabama where he earned his MFA in theatre with a concentration in scenic design. Mr. Harrison has worked in many professional, community, and school theaters across the United States. He has been involved as a member and an officer with many theatrical organizations including ACT, International Thespians, SETC, USITT, and educational arts based organizations including AIEA and NETWORK.

Mr. Harrison is the current president of the Alabama Conference of Theatre and is the Theatre Institute Director for the Alabama Institute of Education in the Arts. He serves on many advocacy committees for the state of Alabama and continues to work to bring theatre to the children in our state.


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