Academy Life

The Arts

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  • 29

    Performing and Visual Arts Courses
  • 32%

    Student Participation in Performing Arts
  • 11

    Dazzle Award Nominations
  • 18

    Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Pursue Your Creative Passion

Every student has the opportunity to be an actor, singer, dancer, artist, photographer, architect, designer or musician at Saint Joseph Academy. Our students shine in drama competitions, art exhibitions, performances and shows.

About Our Programs

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  • Choral

    Choral music focuses on music-reading, vocal technique, theory, ear training, history, sight-singing and ensemble choirs to enable students to hone their musical craft and experience the wonder of music.
  • Instrumental

    Instrumental music challenges students to open their minds while inspiring confidence and creating a community of support. Our experienced faculty is dedicated to teaching students how to thrive and learn through music and performance.
  • Theater

    Theater fosters student learning and development of God-given talents. Students are challenged to create, express, reflect and push their limits to become well-rounded, lifelong artists.
  • Fine Arts

    Under the watchful eye of our accomplished faculty, students explore many creative avenues, learn the newest design programs and design three-dimensionally with hands-on projects.
  • Digital Arts

    Our students don't just appreciate art; they create it. We give our students the freedom to explore their own artistic visions through our Makerspace innovation lab, digital media and production labs, and our 3D virtual reality environment.
  • Photography

    Students explore how digital photography impacts visual literacy and how to learn the art of visual storytelling through photos.

Fall Play

The Saint Joseph Academy Performing Arts Department is excited to announce that we will be producing the live version of Clue: On Stage for our fall play this year. Auditions are open to all Saint Joseph Academy students and all male students from any area high school. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, September 7 and Wednesday, September 8, 4-6 p.m.

Click below for fall play and audition information. Questions? Please contact Theater Director Mrs. Anne Ising at


If you are interested in getting involved with STARTS, please contact Frank and Tammi Olle P’12 & ’23 or at 440-503-1686.

STARTS Membership Form