Welcome to the 2016-17 year of YHS Theatre!
We have an exciting year ahead.  Check out our updated calendar and be sure to attend our shows and events!

Elevation Burger Fundraiser This Tuesday
Elevation BurgerMake plans to eat at Elevation Burger on Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 5-9 PM.  15% of the sales will be donated to YHS Theatre.  Be sure to drop your receipt in the designated bucket!  Click here for more info....

Attention, All Yorktown Students: Auditions for Spring Show
Auditions for Pippin, our Spring Show, will be held from 3:15-6 pm on December 5-8.  Learn about the show and auditions.

Mark your calendar now for Pippin:  March 30 and 31 (7 pm) and April 1 (2 pm and 7 pm).

TAP mourns the passing of Dwight Marsh, Yorktown Theatre community member, father of John Marsh, and grandfather of Emily and Graham Marsh.  His memorial service will be on Sunday, at 1:30 at the Congregational Church at 945 G Street, NW, Washington, DC.

Join the YHS Theatre Alumni Mailing List!  Click here...

YHS Honored by National Association
Named Outstanding in Theatre Education
The Educational Theatre Association has recognized Yorktown as a theatre program that exemplifies and promotes high standards of quality in educational theatre. Read more.

12- to 18-Year-Old Actors: Audition for Brighton Beach Memoirs
Audition for Theatre J's production of Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical play, which will run from April 5 through May 7, 2017.  Auditions are 12-4 pm on December 4.  Check out this flyer for audition and information session information.  Learn more about roles available and complete production dates.

Please Donate Today
Please support our award-winning theatre program by making a contribution today. We greatly appreciate your gift of any size.




Join the Theatre Tech Club
The Theatre Tech Club is the group that will handle all aspects of the different theatrical productions mounted by Yorktown.  In the Theatre Tech Club we will learn skill that will be immediately put to use such as lighting design, sound design, recording arts, projection design, costumes, set building, stage management and all the things that make a live show possible.  If you have skills to offer bring them! Read More »


Read about Yorktown Theatre's exciting 2015-16 school year in our 2016 Annual Report.

Read the YHS Theatre Arts Parents Bylaws.


Check our online calendar for dates of shows, performances and other events from this school year. Or print out a hard copy.

Photo Gallery

See photos from our productions.

Pinocchio 3
Pinocchio 5
Pinocchio 6
Pinocchio Crew
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Welcome to YHS Theatre

We are parents and community members who support the students and staff who participate in Yorktown High School’s Theatre Arts program.  We are pleased you are visiting our website and invite you to join us in supporting this award-winning program.

The Theatre Arts Program at Yorktown is committed to teaching students all aspects of theatre, including acting, directing, dramaturgy, playwriting and technical theatre. Students are part of an ensemble that stays together as they progress through a conservatory-style training. Each year-long course builds upon the prior year’s work. All students at all levels of study have opportunities to perform.  Read more »

Photos by Jim Coates