"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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2017-2018 Montclair State Theatre NIght Nominations

Congratulations to the Cast and Crew of:
SHS's Love's Labour's Lost
for earning 11 nominations including:

Outstanding Production of a Classical Play
Outstanding Production of a Drama
Outstanding Production of a High School Play
Outstanding Ensemble 
Pushing the Envelope Award (Anne Poyner)
Outstanding Achievement in Costumes
Outstanding Achievement in Properties
Outstanding Achievement in Lighting
Outstanding Actor in Classical-Mitchell Sink
Outstanding Actress in Classical--Erin Manion
Outstanding Actor in Classical-Michael Polivko


and 
LCJSMS' The Government Inspector
for earning two nominations: 

Outstanding Achievement in Stage Direction (Ron Wells)
Outstanding Production of a Middle School Play


 Award Ceremony will take place 
on May 14 at 7 pm 
at Montclair State University




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

JANUARY 27:               SPARC's Murder Mystery Dinner, 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 10:                  Summit Hilltopper Speech & Debate Tournament, SHS

MARCH 22:                  SHS Faces of Forensics, 7:30-10pm, SHS Library

MARCH 22-23:             Brayton  presents: Winnie the Pooh

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

APRIL 5:                       Jefferson presents: Hydrangea Albright, 7pm

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

MAY 5: *NEW DATE*    SPARC's Pancake Breakfast, SHS Cafeteria

JUNE 12:                      SPARC presents "Meet the Performing Arts Coaches"

IN THE NEWS.....
 
2018 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Nominations​

Congratulations to the Cast and Crew of: 
SHS' Legally Blonde
for earning the following nominations:

Outstanding Performance by a Featured Ensemble Member (JJ Stewart)
Outstanding Performance by a Featured Ensemble Group
Educational Impact Award

and to the following finalists in Student Achievement:​

Outstanding Achievement in Student Technical Direction (Sterling Hiltebrand)
Outstanding Achievement by a Student Director (Sarah Beatty)
Outstanding Achievement in Costuming


Award Ceremony will take place 
on June 4 at 7:30 pm
at the Paper Mill Playhouse

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.
2017-2018 MASTER CALENDAR
for parents of current students 
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SHS Speech and Debate Students Compete at Tournament of Champions in Lexington Kentucky!
Congratulations to all!