"Ignite Creativity!"
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SPARC is a non-profit charitable corporation with 501(c)(3) tax exempt status in the United States. Our address is PO Box 462, Summit, NJ 07902 U.S. tax-exempt number: 36-4579175. It was founded in 1996 with the purpose of supporting and providing programs and activities involving the performing arts in the public schools in Summit, NJ, as well as in the community events and programs involving Summit public school children and teens. 
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SHS How to Succeed Wins Top Honors 
2017 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards














Outstanding Costumes, Katherine Winter
Student Achievement Awards:
Robert Scott, Lighting
Sean McManus, Paper Mill Playhouse Scholarship
2017-2018 PERFORMING ARTS CALENDAR 

OCTOBER 20:            SHS Cabaret “A Night with the Stars”, 7:30pm, SHS 

NOVEMBER 4:            SPARC'ling Evening, 7:30 pm, Twin Maples

NOVEMBER 16-18:     SHS Presents: Love's Labour's Lost

DECEMBER 1-2:         LCJSMS Presents: The Government Inspector

DECEMBER 5:            SPARC Holiday Shopping Fundraiser at Quartet, 6:30-                                             9:30pm

DECEMBER 8-10:       Lincoln-Hubbard  Presents: The Wizard of Oz

DECEMBER 9:            Summit Hilltopper Speech & Debate Tournament at SHS

JANUARY 27:              NEW: SPARC's Murder Mystery Event, Elks Club

FEBRUARY 9-11:         Franklin  presents: Beauty & the Beast

FEB 28-MAR 3:            SHS Presents: Legally Blonde

MARCH 9:                    Washington Elementary Play, 7pm

MARCH 15:                  SHS Faces of Forensics, 7pm SHS Library

MARCH 22-23:             Brayton  presents: Winnie the Pooh

MARCH 23-24:             LCJSMS Presents: Once Upon a Mattress

MARCH 24:                  SPARC's Pancake Breakfast, SHS Cafeteria

APRIL 5:                       Jefferson presents: Hydrangea Albright, 7pm

APRIL 26:                     SHS Directors Showcase, 3:30pm-9:00pm, SHS

JUNE 12:                      SPARC presents "Meet the Performing Arts Coaches"
IN THE NEWS.....


2016-17 MONTCLAIR STATE THEATRE NIGHT WINNERS

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CASTS & CREWS OF:

SHS: You Can't Take It With You 
LCJSMS: The Giver

 Best Overall Production - You Can't Take It With You
 Best Actor - Matt Wilson
Best Supporting Actress - Anne Borzner
Outstanding Production Using New Media/Special Effects - The Giver

Montclair State Theatre Awards recognize excellence
 in the production of high school and middle school straight
  plays throughout New Jersey
2017-2018 SPARC REGULAR MEETINGS

7:30 pm, SHS Room 228

September 25
November 20 
January 22 
May 7

Regular Meetings are for all SPARC members. Parents who have not yet become members are encouraged to attend to get involved in SPARC! Often we feature students from Theatre, Forensic and the STEP team.

Did you know that the Tuesday after Thanksgiving  is #GivingTuesday?
Visit our Support page to learn more and donate to SPARC on November 28!


SHS Speech and Debate Teams 
win First Place Sweepstakes at William Tennent Tournament!
Learn more


Summit High School's production of "Love's Labour's Lost" opens November 16!

Click here to see Director Anne Poyner's promo on Hometowne TV!

Click here for more photos from the show!
2017-2018 MASTER CALENDAR
for parents of current students 
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