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Arts

Drama

From the very beginning of GAC, drama has been a vital part of student life.

The theatre at GAC has a great tradition of training dramatic arts students to be their very best. We have former students working from coast to coast in all areas of the theatre.

Our drama program focuses on helping students grow and develop as artist. Not just now, but as they journey through life. In addition to class offerings, students mount a Homecoming Musical, One-Act Play Competition production, and several Drama Club performances.

GAC's King’s Gate Theatre has won 18 state championships (Georgia High School Association and Georgia Theatre Conferences), all under the guidance of Director Clif Jones, who has led the program for thirty years. The $5.5 million Sara D. Williams Fine Arts Center includes a 407-seat performance theatre. Its unique lighting system and other state-of-the-art components enhance student creativity and performances. Come and join us as we work together to develop your God-given talent.

Theater Season 2016-2017

List of 7 items.

  • The Addams Family - A New Musical Comedy

    The Story:

    “The Addams Family” features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents.
    December 2, 3
    7:30 p.m.
    Williams Fine Arts Center

    December 4

    2:00 p.m.
    Williams Fine Arts Center
  • The Follies

    A showcase of talents by the Dramatic Arts 1 and 2 students.

    February 3, 7:30 PM
    Williams Fine Arts Center
  • Visions Showcase

    An original production by VISIONS, the musical theater group, featuring songs, dance, and a creative dramatic presentation.

    March 9 & 1o, 7:30 p.m.
    Williams Fine Arts Center
  • Sweet Scenes - Dinner Theatre

    The Story:

    Come and join the Dramatic Images group as they present their original scenes on February 24, 2017 at 7:00. Bring a dessert and get free admission. Regular admission is $5.00. Following the show Awards for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Scene, and Best Dessert will be awarded.

    Februart 24, 7:00 p.m.

    Williams Fine Arts Center
  • Anatomy of Grey

    The Story:

    The award-winning author of The Diviners, and They Dance Real Slow in Jackson, and Crow and Weasel describes his newest play as "A children's story for adults." When June's father dies, she prays for a healer to come to the small town of Gray, so that no one will ever suffer again. The next thing she knows, there's a tornado, and a man in a balloon blows into town claiming to be a doctor. At first, the new doctor cures anything and everything, but soon the town's preacher takes ill with a mysterious plague. And then the plague begins to spread. Set in Indiana during the late 1800's, deals with death, loss, love, and healing in a unique coming of age story.

    October 4, 6, 8 - 7:30 PM
    Williams Fine Arts Center
  • 42nd Street

    The Story:

    The ultimate show-biz musical, “42nd Street,” is a celebration of Broadway, Times Square, and the people who make the magic of musical theatre. Aspiring chorus girl Peggy Sawyer comes to the big city from Allentown PA, and soon lands her first big job in the ensemble of a glitzy new Broadway show. But just before opening night, the leading lady breaks her ankle. Will Peggy be able to step in and become a star?


    January 26, 27, & 28, 7:30 p.m.
    January 29, 2 p.m.
    Williams Fine Arts Center
  • Oklahoma!

    The Story:

    Laurey is a headstrong farm girl and the woman with whom both cowboy Curly and farmhand Jud have fallen in love. When she plays hard-to-get with earnest Curly, and instead accepts dangerous Jud’s invitation to the upcoming box social, tensions rise between the men and capture the interest of the whole town.


    May 4,6 at 7:30 p.m.
    May 7 at 2 p.m.

    Williams Fine Arts Center
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