Performing Arts Boosters

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 

  • Little Women :

    • Call time is 5:30 p.m. SignUp Genius for Concession donations as well as ticket and concession sales is up and running.

    • https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c084aabaa2ea2fb6-little
  • Middle School Winter Concert:  Tuesday, December 18th at 7 p.m.                           

    • Students are to arrive at 6:30 and report to Mr. Birl’s room
    • Boys Dress Code:  Slacks, Dress Shirt, Tie, & Dress Shoes (NO SNEAKERS)
    • Girls Dress Code: Slacks or Skirt & Top or Dress Below the Knee, with shoulders covered.  Dress Shoes = flats, no heels, Uggs or sneakers.
    • Students not in regular uniform will NOT be permitted to perform.
    • Performance starts at 7 p.m.
    • An in-school performance will take place at 1:40 p.m. on the 18th

NEWS:

We have a PABC Logo Contest WinnerKathryn Van Pelt 

Our first fundraiser, the school wide dress down day, was a big success! We raised over $700.00

The benefit concert held at DogFish Head on December 5th was incredible! We packed the house!  Our community came together to support Sussex Academy Arts and we are so grateful.  A BIG THANK YOU to all who made it possible!

We raised over $4200!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

  

Who We Are 

The Sussex Academy Performing Arts Booster Club (PABC) is a nonprofit organization of parents, students, faculty, alumni, and community members committed to promoting excellence in Sussex Academy’s music and theatre programs.

What We Do

We voluntarily help to enrich the experience and foster the success of our student performers through a variety of fundraisers and activities during the school year. Funds raised help support our choir, band, theatre productions and other school-wide initiatives.

Membership Information

If you have a passion for Band, Choir, or Drama, and ensuring the success of Sussex Academy students that participate in these activities, please come join us!  Dues are your time, ideas, & energy!  There are several opportunities for volunteerism throughout the school year and into summer!  It is so much fun to spend time with these talented kids!

Officers:

President: Chana Fitzkee – parent of 6th and 8th grader
Vice President: Nicole Sachs – parent of 8th grader
Treasurer: Monica Yenovkian – parent of 7th, 8th and 10th grader
Secretary: Amy Adamcik – parent of 8th and 11th grader

Sussex Academy Theatre

  • Middle School directed by Mr. Jerry Birl, gerald.birl@saas.k12.de.us
  • High School directed by Mrs. Erin Bobby, erin.bobby@saas.k12.de.us
  • Middle School past productions include: Into the Woods Jr., Suessical the Musical Jr., The Little Mermaid Jr., Annie Jr., and Shrek Jr.
  • Student directed past productions include: The Wizard of Oz and Get Smart.
  • High school past productions include: Sally Cotter & the Censored Stone, An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe, Legally Blonde: the Musical, The Crucible, Beauty & the Beast, Lend Me a Tenor and Fiddler on the Roof.

  Sussex Academy Band

  • Led by Mr. Jerry Birl, gerald.birl@saas.k12.de.us.
  • Meets Tuesday after school to prepare for winter and spring concerts.
  • More advanced music is learned to cultivate the continued appreciation of music in older students.
  • Students are encouraged to audition for county and state music festivals.

Sussex Academy Chorus

  • Led by Mr. Jerry Birl, gerald.birl@saas.k12.de.us.
  • Meets Monday after school to prepare for winter and spring concerts.
  • Emphasis is placed on correct vocal productions in a variety of musical styles.
  • Students are prepared and encouraged to audition for Sussex County Honors choir and Delaware All-State Choir

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL THEATRE

 

“Shrek the Musical Jr.” cast members (l-r) Aidan French, Max Oliva and Sammy Pasmore as the Three Little Pigs.

“Shrek the Musical Jr” cast members (l-r) Sam Yenovkian as Donkey  & Drew Fitzkee as Shrek

 

HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE

 

 

“Legally Blonde: The Musical” cast member Kyra Cutsail

“Fiddler on the Roof” cast rehearsal

“Beauty & the Beast” cast members (l-r) Ellyes Baghouli, Kyra Cutsail & Wade Stout

“Fiddler on the Roof”

 

 

CHOIR

2014 Middle School Choir

 

2017 Sussex County Jr Honors Choir

2017 Winter Concert

2018 Sussex County Jr. Honors Choir

 

BAND

 

 

New This  Year…  STAGE BAND!

Middle schools students meet every other week during clubs

& Friday mornings from 7 to 8 a.m. to practice  

 

 

 

 

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