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Department Information


Drama is part of the Fine Arts Department.

Fine Arts Department Chair:  Angela Fortune

Fine Arts Faculty Directory Listing



Program Description

The high school Drama Curriculum offers a unique opportunity to develop each student’s potential to its highest level. Recognizing that students have unique combinations of abilities, needs and goals, the Drama Curriculum provides a series of learning experiences that fulfill both common and individual objectives.

General Policies

1.        Two credits are required in a humanities-related field in order to graduate. Drama is a humanities field that satisfies this requirement.
2.       Drama I and Exploratory Theatre do not require previous experience in Drama. Drama II, III and Honors Studio Theatre I, II require prerequisites that must be satisfied to advance to the next stage in the Drama Curriculum.

College-Bound Students

College-bound students who aspire to study in a field related to drama are recommended to take each course in the drama sequence.

Recommendation For Placement

1.       Recommendations for placement in Drama II and III is based on effort, motivation and performance. Students will be monitored in these three areas and when making a placement recommendation for the following year.
2.       A teacher recommendation and audition are required for placement in Honors Studio I, II by mid-March of the preceding school year. Prior effort, motivation and performance will also be considered.
3.       Parents are welcome to contact the Guidance Department or Fine Arts Department Chair for further information about course descriptions or placement of individual students.



LZHS Coursebook & Procedure Manual
Freshman Placement Guidelines
Theatre Productions

LZHS Drama News

Learn About Course Offerings in the Drama, Music and Art Departments

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