Welcome to YHS Theatre!
We are having an exciting year!  Check out our calendar and be sure to attend our shows and events! 

Last Show of the School Year
Don't miss our last spring one act, by Ian McWethy (YHS Theatre ’01), on June 1, 7 pm:  Graduation for Dummies! (Theatre II)

Jim Coates and Priscilla & Chips Johnson: Honored Citizens
Congratulations and thanks to Jim and Priscilla & Chips, who are 2017 Arlington Public Schools Honored Citizens for their contributions to YHS Theatre. Read more »

The Lottery: 2nd Place at VHSL
The Yorktown Theatre department’s production of The Lottery won 2nd place at the VHSL One Act Play Conference Competition on January 21.

One Person Show Marathon
Congratulations to the Theatre IV students for the outstanding performances during the One Person Show Marathon on March 9-11.  Each Theatre IV student researched, written, directed, produced and acted in their own show based on a historical or literary character.


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




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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 >>

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.


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