Opportunities

  • Drama Club

    Drama Club meetings weekly on Thursday from 3:15-4:00pm in the auditorium.

    Plays and Musicals

    Burke's play and musical productions are always a great experience for all. There is a role for anyone, whether that be onstage, backstage, or even in the pit. Auditions Dates for this year are:

    August 30 & 31: Fall and Winter Play

    December 12, 13 and 14 : Musical

    Technical Arts

    Our department strives to be a well-rounded theatre experience. We teach our students advance techniques in makeup, sound, lights, and set design. Students can sign up to be part of our Saturday Tech crew for productions or our STAGECRAFT course during the school day for further training. 

    Theatre Courses

    Burke High School offers a variety of theatre courses including: Stagecraft, Advanced Stagecraft, Drama 1-2, Advanced Drama 3-4, and Honors Drama 5-6. 

    Masterclasses

    Another benefit to being in the Burke Theatre Department is the workshops and masterclasses students get to participate in. Taught by Broadway professionals, they learn new audition techniques, stage combat, dance and much more.

    ITS Chapter

    Burke is a proud chapter of the International Thespian Society Troupe #4138. Being in this society has been able to connect burke to thousands of other schools, take workshops, and see shows. 

Burke Thespian Society Troupe #4138

  • Students must earn 10 points to be inducted

    Cumulative over all years at Burke

    Note: To earn a Drama Letter students must earn 20 Thespian Points in one calendar year


    Stage Thespian Festival

    January 5-7, 2023

    Cost $200

    More details to come!