2014 Class Act
This show was the first production of NMAPA. It was written, directed and designed as a dancical by Ms. Sullivan to present the singing and dancing talents of each student in the school. Dancical: the dance alternative to a musical. In dancicals, dance is the focus of the entertainment, whereas in musicals, it is the music and songs that are the focus.
This show told a story of a student that arrived at a new performing arts school where he felt out of place. As the story continues he finds that he is not alone and makes several friends.
The Carousel tells the story of Cierra - a creative young woman who can't seem to live up to her full potential - when she is transported toThe Carousel, a magical place for unfulfilled dreams. While discoveringThe Carousel, Cierra meets Ma Stanza and other Carousel inhabitants who inspire her to finish what she starts, believe in her dreams, and fight to find her voice in life. However, before she can return home, Cierra must utilize her poetry and rhyming skills to outwit a poetry slam team in the most critical and challenging battle of her life. The Carouselcombines elements of music, poetry, and dance to portray its dynamic story.
2015 Winter Wonderland
This production of NMAPA was co-written by Ms. Alfred & Ms. Sullivan. They directed and designed this dancical to once again present the singing and dancing talents of each student in the school.
This Show takes place as students become restless for the holidays. The Grinch comes in to sway their thoughts and they become revolting children. To only be resuced by Santa & Mrs. Claus. Leaving the school in a
Happy Holiday Cheer.
2016 A Cultural Celebration
This diverse program presented by our 6th and 7th grade majors showed an outlet of expression through dance, singing, drama and music which in turn gave our students a chance to experience other cultures in the arts. Major constituents of the arts included poetry, short stories, music, dance and visual media arts likephotography and cinematography, and visual arts Some art forms combine a visual element with performance and the written word.
The Lion King Jr.
Disney's The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world and now for the first time ever you have the opportunity to see this one-of-a-kind musical with the North Metro Academy of Performing Arts students. The African savannah comes to life on stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle and back again in this inspiring coming-of-age tale.
SchoolHouse Rock Live
The Emmy Award-winning 1970s Saturday morning cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math, science and politics through clever, tuneful songs is not only making a small-screen comeback, instructing a whole new generation to “Unpack Your Adjectives” and “Do The Circulations,” it’s lighting up stages everywhere, from school multi-purpose rooms to university and regional theatres all around the country.
The timeless “Wizard of Oz” tale has been adapted into a dazzling musical. A cyclone carries Dorothy and Toto to the magical Land of Oz. When Dorothy’s house squashes the Wicked Witch of the East, she is ecstatically thanked by the liberated Munchkins and given permission to wear the witch’s powerful silver slippers. From there, Baum’s lovable characters, rubber-legged Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion and Tin Woodsman, join Dorothy on a journey to meet the great Oz. While on their trek, they battle the Wicked Witch of the West, who is determined to get revenge for the death of her sister. This bright musical is charged with a bundle of wonderful songs and thrill after thrill. Eventually, Glinda the Good Witch helps Dorothy defeat the evil witch and her winged monkeys. The great and powerful wizard grants Dorothy’s friends their wishes and of course, helps Dorothy return to Kansas.